Castellfollit de la Roca

Castellfollit de la Roca is a town of about 1,000 residents in the province of Girona, Catalonia. The old town, perched dramatically on a narrow cliff ledge, dates back to the Middle Ages.

7 Barcelona Bars that Offer Free Tapas

Most bars in Barcelona do not offer a free tapas in the style of Andalusia or Madrid. However, there are a select few that treat customers to a delicious tapa with their drink. In this list we’ll explore the best that I have found.

El Canalla

El Canalla (the rogue) opened in 2011 and is situated in the heart of Sarriá near the church. The restaurant serves Mediterranean and market cuisine, using locally sourced products. Guests can enjoy both the sunny terrace and the “El Villano” lounge, ideal for meals and private events. The menu features meat, fish and vegetable dishes … Read more

Iberostar Paseo de Gracia

Opened in January 2018, Iberostar Paseo de Gracia is set in what is probably the most central and convenient location in all of Barcelona.

Santa Clotilde Gardens

The Santa Clotilde Gardens are situated on the Costa Brava on the outskirts of Lloret de Mar, about a one hour drive from Barcelona. The Marquis of Roviralta (1891-1979) commissioned Catalan architect and landscaper Nicolau Rubió i Tuduri (1891-1981) for the project in 1919. The cliff-top gardens were finally completed in 1926. The Marquis (Doctor Raül … 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

Llop Restaurant

Tomàs Tarruella’s Llop (Catalan for wolf) is situated in a gorgeous space (formerly Carmelitas) in the Raval neighborhood, near La Boqueria market. In June 2011 Tarruella opened the first Barcelona restaurant of En Compañía de Lobos, Gallito. After Gallito came Green Spot, Palmito, Isla Tortuga, Gats and most recently Blue Spot. The cosy space features an open … Read more