One of Barcelona's great yearly events, La Mercè is the city's festival, and as such offers samples of culture, tradition, music and art spread throughout the city's neighbourhoods. If you're in Barcelona at the end of September, you can't miss this great celebration that turns the city into a non-stop party.
Activities in Barcelona
Barcelona is one of the most modern cities in the world, as well as one of the main capitals of the Mediterranean. Its fascinating culture and heritage give it a unique personality. Its urban landscape offers us from picturesque narrow streets and wide promenades, along with many exponents of its modernity or medieval relics, a gastronomic offer of first international level and a very lively nightlife. There are many things to see, events and activities in Barcelona for all tastes! We invite you to enjoy them staying at our 4 star hotel in Barcelona center.
Among the main symbols of the city we find all the work of Gaudí, from Park Güell, to the Pedrera or the Sagrada Familia; from here to the Olympic Village or Ciutat Vella, walking along La Rambla, the Boqueria market, or the Gothic Quarter with its fabulous cathedral; the neighborhood of La Ribera, where the Picasso Museum is located. If you want a panoramic view over the city, go to Montjuic or Tibidabo. In the area of the Guitart Grand Passage hotel, L'Eixample, you can enjoy the great legacy that art nouveau left in this neighborhood.
Activities for couples or groups in Barcelona
There are many activities in Barcelona for couples, groups of friends or for a family visit.
If you like soccer, we are very close to one of the world's greatest temples, the Camp Nou. A match in this stadium is an unforgettable experience. We are at your disposal to guide you in your choice and make your vacation an even more unforgettable experience.
Barcelona is also a city of culture and musical events. Every year there are major music festivals, with some of the most important artists of the international scene. In addition, the city is full of museums with interesting exhibitions such as the MNAC (National Art Museum of Catalonia), the MUHBA (Museum of History of Barcelona), the Caixa Forum or the CCCB.
If you are on a romantic trip, there are also many activities for couples in Barcelona, such as witnessing the lights and music of the Magic Fountain of Montjuïc, seeing the city from the bunkers of Carmel or having a picnic on the beach.
Barcelona's festivals are some of the most popular in Europe. Primavera Sound, Sonar, Cruïlla, Jazz Festival and Barcelona Beach Festival are some of the events that will interest you if you are a fan of live music.
Mobile World Congress
Barcelona is an important venue for congresses and trade fairs. One of the congresses in Barcelona that attracts the most visitors each year is the Mobile World Congress (MWC), the world's leading event for mobile communications, where major companies present new products, offer conferences and seek new markets.
The Gran Teatro del Liceo de Barcelona, known as El Liceo, is the oldest and most prestigious active theater in Barcelona, especially as an opera house, among which it is considered one of the most important in the world. A night at the Liceo is a great idea for a couple's activity in Barcelona.
For more information about the program and ticket sales, please contact the reception of the Guitart Grand Passage hotel.
A museum housed in five palaces. The splendid Montcada street, in the Ribera neighborhood, with all its history and stately air, is the best location for the work of a brilliant artist, Pablo Picasso, who maintained an intense relationship with the city of Barcelona. Five palaces that host an artistic reference center with the best works of the genius' youth.
The Sagrada Familia temple, known simply as the Sagrada Familia, is a Catholic basilica in Barcelona, designed by architect Antoni Gaudí. Begun in 1882, it is still under construction, but you can see the two facades, the interior and several of the finished towers. It is Gaudí's masterpiece, and the maximum exponent of Catalan modernist architecture.
For more information and ticket sales, please contact the reception of the Guitart Grand Passage hotel.
La Pedrera is a modernist building by architect Antoni Gaudí, built between 1906 and 1910 in the Eixample district of Barcelona, is one of the ten most visited places in Barcelona. In 2016 it received 1.2 million visitors, making it the eighth most visited monument in Spain.
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This public park is a must on your getaway to Barcelona. It offers privileged views of the city and its architecture transmits the immense history behind this great symbol of Barcelona.
The Tourist Bus is your best solution. It will take you to the most emblematic corners of the city of Barcelona. You choose where to get on and where to get off, as many times as you want (you have a stop next to the hotel Guitart Grand Passage) and during the trip, you can enjoy an audio guide in 16 languages, free Wifi, city map and tourist information.
There are three routes that will take you through different parts of the city. An original and fun way to get to know a unique city with family and friends.