Tag Archives: Barcelona

It’s Time to Visit Barcelona in 2020

Whether you have been to Barcelona or always wanted to go, 2020 is the year to visit this wonderful city! Culturally rich and a bustling nightlife make this a wonderful place for every generation. Here’s our pick of the top things to do while visiting. 1. Tour the Sagrada Familia, or the Expiatory Temple of the Holy Family. This basilica has become the symbol of the city of Barcelona and is a must see attraction. Construction of the basilica has lasted 144 years, and it scheduled t ... read more

RAA’s Guide to Shopping In Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain is the place to go if shopping is your passion. From high end apparel to regional fare, this city delivers over 35,000 shops to spend your days and money. We recommend beginning your shopping trip at the famous 5 km shopping line. This wonderland of couture starts at the top of Ramblas through Placa de Catalunya and Passeig de Gracia and winding up Avenue Diagonal. Most streets are for pedestrians only, so meander in and out of stores and throught the crowds of well-dressed s ... read more

Fetes de la Merce: Come Celebrate French Art in Barcelona

Join 2 million people in Barcelona to celebrate the Festes de la Merce, Spain’s largest street fair. Each year the festival invites a guest city to present arts and cultural activities during the four-day festival. This year, France will join Barcelona during 22 September through 25 September 2016. What is Festes de la Merce? Festes de la Merce is a festival to celebrate Barcelona’s patron saint, La Mare de Déu de la Mercè. The first festival took place in 1902 and is a continued tra ... read more

Summer Favorites of 2015

If you’re an early bird and already looking to find where to spend this year's summer holidays, then read up, reviews are already out, whether it’s Lonely Planet, Frommers, The Guardian or Telegraph, you’ll find one thing in common; our great Red Apple Cities will always be somewhere on top of these lists. So, question yourself, what’s your mood this year. Are you up for a city break or you fancy a romantic escape in Paris or Venice with your loved one? Want to discover all the tradit ... read more