Pavellons de la Finca Güell

Industrialist Eusebi Güell owned an estate in the Les Corts district with a Caribbean-style mansion called Torre Satalia, which is situated roughly where the Palau Reial de Pedralbes now stands. Güell contracted Antoni Gaudí to remodel the entrance lodges and gardens for the estate. The project was completed between 1884 and 1887 and marks Gaudí’s first commission in Barcelona for … Read more

Drive Me Barcelona

David Jane, the Founder and Managing Director of Drive Me Barcelona  has always loved all things automotive. He studied Industrial Engineering at University followed by a MSC in Motorsport Engineering & Racing Engine Design. After being awarded the Fernando Alonso Scholarship he earned a Masters at Oxford Brookes University, England, which led him to work in Formula Three for three … Read more

Colònia Güell

Catalan entrepreneur Eusebi Güell launched the construction of the Colonia Güell in 1890 on his country estate Can Soler de la Torre, in the region of Baix Llobregat, about 20km from Barcelona.

Camí Romeu to Montserrat

Collserola Hike from Vallvidrera to La Floresta

This hike covers part of the Camí Romeu to Montserrat on the GR 96 trail through Collserola.

To get to Vallvidrera, take the S1/S2 commuter train at Plaça de Catalunya to Peu de Funicular station.

Jardí Botànic de Barcelona

Jardí Botànic de Barcelona

Established in 1999, the Botanical garden of Barcelona is located at the top of Montjuïc, near the stadiums used in the 1992 Summer Olympics. The garden features plants and trees from places with Mediterranean climates including Australia, Chile, California, South Africa, the Canary Islands, and the western and eastern Mediterranean. For hours and entry details … Read more