December in Barcelona

  Barcelona is bustling of events and happenings in December. Christmas reaches every corner of this beautiful city.     Christmas Shopping   Fira de Santa Llúcia Christmas Market This is the biggest and most popular Christmas market in Barcelona. There will be almost 300 market stands, and they are grouped into four sections. The Fira de […]

December in Madrid

  Christmas period is full of events and happenings in Madrid, and the busiest time of year in the city.     Christmas Shopping During the Christmas period in Madrid there will be many Christmas markets. The largest ones are held on Plaza Mayor and Plaza de España.   Plaza Mayor The biggest and most […]

Christmas Lights and Trees in Barcelona

  The Christmas lights in Barcelona are called “Els llums de Nadal” in Catalan. They are turned on every year by the mayor of the city.     The main Christmas lights There are Christmas lights in almost 400 locations around Barcelona, and they will be turned on from late November until beginning of January. […]

Christmas Traditions in Barcelona

  Catalan Christmas starts officially 8th of December, when the households put the Christmas decorations on place. The traditions are based on spending time with family and friends, good food, and Catalonian specialties.     Three Kings Parade “Día de los Reyes Magos” is celebrated 5th of January and it’s the biggest Christmas celebration in all over […]