Torre Salvana

Abandoned Places In and Around Barcelona

Torre Salvana Torre Salvana is an abandoned castle located near the entrance to Colònia Güell, about 23km south-west of Barcelona. Architecturally, it is Romanesque with Gothic modifications. It was named a Cultural Heritage Site in 1988. The first historical reference dates back to 992 when Counts Ramón and Ermengol sold the property to Ènnec Bofill. At that … 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.

6 Hikes in Collserola and Beyond

Collserola is the largest metropolitan park in the world, 8 times larger than the Bois de Boulogne in Paris, and 22 times larger than Central Park in New York. Living in Barcelona, this expanse of unspoiled nature is just a short metro ride away.

101 Things to Do in Barcelona

Barcelona offers a such a wealth of activities to visitors, it can be a challenge to organize your trip. In this post we’ve compiled the cream of what the city has to offer – covering the best cultural, recreational and gastronomic attractions.

Barcelona Coworking Spaces

Amid the economic crisis in Spain, freelancers and entrepreneurs are breaking out to work on their own projects. In Barcelona a number of co-working spaces have emerged to cater to the new breed of creative and self-directed workers.

Free Museum Days in Barcelona

Many of Barcelona’s best museums offer free entry once a month, including the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (MNAC), Museu Picasso and Museu d’Història de Barcelona (MUHBA). Find out which museums you can visit for free and when to go.