Christmas is around the corner and nativity scenes are descending on Barcelona: they can be found in public spaces, shop windows and a whole host of households. Here is a selection of some of the most notable ones you will find in the Ciutat Vella...
The Esperit de Nadal will be paying a visit to the district of Ciutat Vella on Saturday, 13 December, following a route through several nativity scenes made by the Ciutat Vella Association of Nativity-Scene Makers, to officially open Christmas at...
The Carassa de Nadal [Christmas Big Face] and Esbart Català de Dansaires dance group will be the big stars at the Santa Llúcia Fair on Friday afternoon, 12 December, on a day of Christmas traditions and costumes.
This year's nativity scene on Plaça Sant Jaume is a work designed by Jordi Pallí and inspired by ancient Barcino. In addition to traditional nativity-scene elements, there will also be several famous buildings from the city's Roman past.
The Santa Llúcia Fair is the oldest Christmas Market in Barcelona: it has been held around the cathedral since 1786. It is called Santa Llúcia because preparations for Christmas traditionally started on that day.
Amenities. The organisation has been conserving and disseminating historical information about the district's 13 neighbourhoods for the last 31 years.
History. It will be its 175 anniversary in November, but it is still missing. However, the camera which captured this first image from a terrace of Pla de Palau has been preserved..
Archaeology.The 3D Bàrcino app for tablets offers a fully historical and scientific recreation of our city during the 3rd century AD.