Masonic Barcelona

Many important figures in the history of Barcelona are known to have been Freemasons. These include Ildefons Cerdà, who designed the 19th-century extension of Barcelona called the Eixample and Lluís Companys who was President of Catalonia during the Civil War. During the years of Franco, Freemasons were persecuted and the dictator ordered that masonic symbols on buildings be destroyed. … Read more

Steel Donkey Bike Tours

Saddle Up! Q: How can you see the major sights of the old town of Barcelona, 4 historic neighbourhoods, the heights of Montjuïc, beautiful parks and glorious beachfront – all in just 4 hours? A: The legendary Steel Donkey Bike Tours! Friday 10AM on a hazy June morning. It was time to mount up at Donkey … Read more

Picasso’s Barcelona

Explore the Barcelona of Picasso’s youth. Discover the places he lived, the studios where he painted early masterpieces and the cafes and art galleries that formed his world.

Barcelona Wine Tours

Illustrious travel writer Duncan Rhodes, the man behind leading city guides Barcelona Life and Urban Travel Blog has launched an exciting new venture: Barcelona Wine Tours. With this latest project, Duncan draws on his extensive knowledge of the world of Catalan wines to bring together a selection of food and wine tasting activities. The hand selected experiences reach … Read more