Barcelona, the modern yet incredibly aged city of the 21st century, is the perfect example of how new elements can work, to both conserve and celebrate the ancient. This gorgeous city is replete with everything which you can expect in a European city; outdoor markets, eateries, shopping malls, museums and churches. This melting pot of culture and a host city to several large and small festivals, invites you to take a cheap plane and get on to some fiesta along with an amazing holiday! Barcelona is awesome in off-season and is a charming city even in chilly months of January and February provided rain is low. So planning a trip this side during the initial months of the year is not a bad idea. You and your family will be more than thrilled to be at a city that hosts several annual fiestas, which are exclusive to Catalonia and present you an insight into its unique culture.
Good news for holiday makers! Barcelona is all set to encourage visitors to visit the city in the last week of January and the initial week of February. So, buy airline tickets at the cheapest rates and enjoy the many hops, concerts, theatres, markets and other attractions with discounts and special offers! Various top restaurants here will offer $32 menu, making it the right place and the right time for your holiday. Barcelona Opportunity Week will be coming up with major discounts at different places in the city. So get ready for 10 days of discounted fun at Barcelona!
Barcelona Fashion Winter, a fashion designers expo which will celebrate novice independent designers, is the place-to-be, if you are a fashion enthusiast. All new fashion styles expected to be seen in the coming fashion calendar will be showcased here.
The biggest children festival and the Carnival invites all to Barcelona
The largest festival for children, Les Festes de Santa Eulàlia will take place in Barcelona on the 11th and 12th of February 2012 and will offer a weekend full of amusing ways to find out Catalan traditions, merriment and discover the city’s history. Take flights to Barcelona before the event begins and give your children the chance to enjoy the plentiful activities happening in venues across the city including museums as well as the Castle of Montjuic. Additionally, there will be parades, human towers, traditional dancing, fire-runs, puppet shows , story-telling, family workshops, concerts and lastly an animal march-past featuring all different sorts of animals on the concluding day of the event. More on the calendar is a week full of fun, craziness and joy during the spectacular carnival event happening in mid February. Keeping up with the custom, the Barcelona carnival features parades throughout the city, with thousands of people gathering on the streets and dancing and going wild before Lent. But to catch the real action turn up to Sitges, a charming coastal resort renowned for its gay nightlife.
Those who are in Barcelona for a March holiday should feel fortunate as they can witness the 200 year old tradition of the Festes de Sant Medir de Gràcia involving colorfully embellished horse-drawn carts that travel the streets of Gràcia sprinkling the crowds with sweets. Come and rejoice with "the Sweetest Festival" along with a variety of activities, the biggest event being the evening parade through Gracia.
Yet more is on the cards with the El Feile or the Saint Patrick´s day celebrations. Head to one of the several Irish bars in Barcelona and enjoy the biggest Irish and Celtic Cultural fest in the city.
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