Festivals | 21/08/2014 at 13:48h

Success of the Gràcia festival with more daytime activities than ever

The smooth operation of the one-way traffic system in the decorated streets has enabled the public to enjoy the festival without any incidents.

Leisure | 21/08/2014 at 08:00h

This weekend: Festivities in Sants

Sants takes over from Gràcia as host to the city's big event, thanks to its Festa Major [Big Festival]. But Barcelona also has lots of comedy, art and films to see this weekend.

Transport | 21/08/2014 at 16:41h

The city's fleet of electric buses is enlarged

Barcelona begins using the first European-made all-electric bus, which is being used on regular Line 20 runs.

Sport | 20/08/2014 at 22:14h

Nordic walking in the heart of Barcelona

Collserola, Passeig Marítim and Diagonal are some of the places where you can practice this sport, which has been gaining popularity and works on 90% of the body muscles.

Coexistence | 20/08/2014 at 18:50h

Mercè Homs: “Local residents in Barceloneta are not alone”

The City Council has strengthened police presence in the neighbourhood and is working on the regulation of tourist flats.

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A terrifying experience at the Wax Museum

Leisure. Every Friday and Saturday in August, you can see the museum as you've never seen it before.

Museu de Cera de Barcelona

Discover a Catalan Gothic gem

Heritage. The Monestir de Pedralbes, which dates from 1326, organises guided tours so visitors can get a better idea of the life of its religious community.

Museu Reial Monestir de Santa Maria de Pedralbes

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