Barcelona public holidays and local festivals

Día de Sant Jordi - Photo Francesc_2000. CC BY 2.0Barcelona is a city with a lot of tradition and celebrates a great number of fiestas, some are catalan traditions, some are traditions of the city of Barcelona and others are quarter traditions. Each quarter (barrio) celebrates its own festival every year with music, dance and eating and drinking in the streets. During the fiestas and its events it is possible to get to know some of the catalan traditiones like tradicional dances, “correfocs” (fire-race), “trabucaires” (bandits with guns), gigantes (giants) y cabezudos (figures with big heads.).

Discount cards to visit Barcelona

To save money when visiting Barcelona it is a good idea to buy discount cards and combined tickets that offer discounts to enter the best museums, the major tourist attractions and to have flat rate using public transport in Barcelona. In addition to money, you can save time because in many cases you can avoid the long lines that are formed to buy tickets at the places of interest. We present here the most important cards so that you can check which ones may interest you more according to your preferences and the duration of your stay in Barcelona.


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