BCN City App, Barcelona Guide

If you are planning to come to Barcelona and you are a lover of new technologies, do not miss Barcelona City App.

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The Barcelona Hotel Association has launched this new touristic app of Barcelona for mobile phones Android and Iphone that combines technology, information and entertainment. With a simple and an intuitive interface, you can access to all the turist information of Barcelona on your mobile phone. No more endless illegible maps and guides!

In addition, Barcelona City App, allows you to be in constant contact with your hotel.

It’s simple. You only need to register the application with the name of your hotel and “voilà”!, the application is personalized with all of its information: its location, its phone, some services that you can even book through your mobile phone. The best way to stay connected 24 hours with the hotels in Barcelona.

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But that’s not all. The app features over 1.000 pages of information about the city, so you will not miss anything! In six main sections, you can find the “essentials”, a calendar of events so you will know which concerts, conventions, football matches are scheduled in the city while you’re there; all the information you need to eat and drink, with the best bars and restaurants in Barcelona, chosen by a group of Gastronomic Consultants.

If you prefer to go out at night, do not worry! You can find a wide selection of bars and clubs to party until the sun comes up.

If you prefer to enjoy the day out, ​​do not miss the proposed “what to do”: a selection of the best stores to go shopping, the most emblematic monuments as the Sagrada Família or La Pedrera, the museums that you can’t miss, the beaches you can go during the sunny days, activities to do with your family, among many others.

If you like to follow itineraries, the APP also has a section of thematic routes to know every corner of the city and spend a great day walking through the streets, from the city centre to the outskirts.

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Download our free Tourist APP of Barcelona and enjoy the city! Android and Iphone

This application also features the latest technologies in location, that will allow you to see in real time where you are, where you are going and what attractions you have around you. Head over to tourism in the XXI century and visit Barcelona with BCN City App!

The Champions League comes back to the Camp Nou: FC Barcelona vs Manchester City

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On March 12th the Champions League comes back to Barcelona. FC Barcelona and Manchester City will play again to see which team goes further to the quarterfinals of the competition.

2-0 was the first game score, so it gives more chances to F.C.Barcelona, but Manchester City has great players, famous worldwide, so the match is going to be really exciting!

Do you want to watch this match? Buy your ticket at the official FC Barcelona website.

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Come to Barcelona! An ideal time for exploring the Catalan capital enjoying its mild and sunny weather without having to share it with so many visitors during this low season.

In www.barcelonahotels.es you can book hotels near the Camp Nou as Madanis or the Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I, hotels in the city center of Barcelona, hotels in Las Ramblas of Barcelona, charming hotels or guesthouses and cheap hostels.

Beyoncé chooses Barcelona for her only concert in Spain

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Beyoncé lands at the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona on March 24th , to perform his tour The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour 2014. In just 4 hours, all tickets were sold out!

The american singer will present her new album, called “Beyonce”, launched the last December in iTunes without any previous announcement and has already broken records. In just three days, the singer sold 830,000 albums of this work, which includes 14 songs, 18 music videos and has the support of, among others, her husband Jay Z, Justin Timberlake and Michelle Williams.

The spring in Barcelona is the perfect stage. If you’re one of the lucky ones who has a ticket to this highly expected Beyoncé’s concert in Barcelona, take the opportunity to spend a weekend in the city.

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Enjoy the start of the spring in Barcelona, the green explosion in all its streets and parks. It is one of the best times to discover Barcelona, enjoying the warm weather, his ancient history, art and architecture, without having to share the city with too many visitors.
Furthermore, with the arrival of warm weather, many streets and squares are filled with bar terraces to enjoy the cosmopolitan atmosphere of the city.

To complete this city-break in Barcelona, you can search your hotel in www.barcelonahotelsbookings.com, where you will find hotels near the Palau Sant Jordi, such as the B-Hotel or the Catalonia Barcelona Plaza, hotels in the Barcelona’s city center, hotels in Las Ramblas of Barcelona, charming hotels …over 400 hotels at your fingertips, from the cheapest to the most spectacular luxury place!

Barcelona hosts the Mobile World Congress 2014 , the event of the year

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Barcelona once again will host the world’s largest event for mobile technology, the Mobile World Congress. During four days, the city will be filled with visitors from all parts of the world, searching for the latest trends in mobile, discovering Barcelona and enjoying all the possibilities that the city offers.

This year’s the fair will take place from 24th to 27th February at the Fira de Barcelona Gran Via . The organization expects to receive visits over 75,000 people and has more than 1,000 professionals worldwide. Four days where many projects will be born or consolidate.

During the MWC 2014, Barcelona makes all its charms flourish. After tlong hours trading in the fair, the streets are filled with visitors who want to walk around, go shopping and discover the art and architecture of the city. At the same time, citizens take the opportunity to enjoy the “extra” leisure that Barcelona offers these days. The result is a beautiful and fun mixture of visitors and citizens.

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What could you do during your leisure time? Barcelona is cosmopolitan and dynamic. Scattered across the map ,you will find all kinds of restaurants.
Find in the area of the Olympic Village, restaurants specialized in rice and fish where you can taste the best paella in town. In the downtown area, the visitors will find tapas bars and restaurants of the most delicious international cuisine, while in the Eixample you can enjoy Mediterranean cuisine.

Barcelona has plenty of shops and boutiques of the most prestigious international and local fashion brands and Prêt – à -porter | In this post you can see shopping areas in Barcelona. |

Finally , art and culture invades every corner of the city. Museums, exhibition halls, art galleries, iconic buildings, the historic center …Everything is a must in this town! Throughout this mobile app you will find all the information about all of them.

If you come to Barcelona and need a hotel for the Mobile World Congress 2014, in www.barcelonahotelsbookings.com, will find hotels nearby Gran Via Fair buildingss such as the Santos PortaFira , Hesperia Fira Suites or Renaissance Barcelona Fira Hotel, hotels in the city center , luxury hotels , hotels in Les Rambles of Barcelona …Over than 400 hotels and B&B in Barcelona!

Magic Christmas in Barcelona

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Barcelona shines not only in summer but during the winter months. Especially in Christmas, the city host an unique and magical holiday experience, where traditions, nice weather and friendly atmosphere come together.

Shopping in the most glamorous streets and seeing the history of the old town are the main protagonists. This year, in addition, Barcelona will organize its first New Year’s Eve party with a large, amazing and unprecedented show!

Barcelona: The city for fashion shopping tourism . Our city has streets and lovely areas, ideal for walking and shopping in the best shops and firms in the fashion’s world. Walk along the Passeig de Gràcia, Rambla Catalunya, Eixample, Gràcia quarter or Diagonal, among other shopping streets in Barcelona. Each area also has its own style, its own soul. |Find here the commercial best areas of Barcelona. You will love it!| .

Furthermore, in each of these areas you will find your ideal hotel. In Passeig de Gràcia you can stay in the luxurious Casa Fuster , Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona, Barcelona Mandarin Oriental or Condes de Barcelona, among many others, and in Rambla Catalunya in the modern Murmuri Barcelona.

Find here all the hotels in the shopping area of the downtown of  Barcelona

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Amazing New Year ‘s Eve Party in Barcelona. This year the city celebrates for the first time, the twelve chimes of New Year’s midnight, in a big party that will take place in Avenida María Cristina . The legendary performance group La Fura dels Baus will set an amazing spectacle of a human giant iron structure. An emotional mix of tradition and innovation that will end projecting… the 12 chimes on the head of this human structure..
All this awesome performance will take place into the greatest “stage” in Barcelona. The background will be the world famous Magic Fountains of Montjuïc and the magnificent Catalan National Palace with its beautiful show of lights projected to the Barcelona’s skyline. …A lovely way to start the year!

Near the party you can stay at hotels like the B Hotel, Catalonia Barcelona Plaza, Hotel Azul Barcelona, Hotel Barcelona, Expo Hotel Barcelona, Ayre Hotel Gran Vía or HCC Lugano.

Traditions. Barcelona holds centuries of life and history and consequently accumulates old traditions that remain today.An example of this is the “Fira de Santa Llucia”. A christmas street market which this year celebrates its 226 anniversary. Year after year, the Barcelona’s cathedral square is full of small booths, up to the 270, selling crafts, decoration items, and Christmas presents. Until 22 December, from 10:30 m to 20:30 , you can walk among authentic craft items and more. The Barcelona’s Christmas season without this street market of Santa Llúcia would not be the same!

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Christmas in the historic center of Barcelona. Walking around this area is like walking through an ancient tale, and even more during Christmas … If you want to dive into the history of Barcelona you can stay at hotels like the Mercer Hotel Barcelona, Neri hotel, hotel Bagués, Ohla Hotel, Grand Central Hotel, Le Méridien Barcelona or the 1898 hotel.

Come to Barcelona and celebrate this Christmas in one of the most desirable cities in Europe. Enjoy the shopping , the mild weather and the most beloved historical traditions of the City!

 

Depeche Mode returns to Barcelona with “Delta Machine tour”

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he legendary electronic band Depeche Mode arrives to Barcelona on January 15th, 2014 to perform at the Palau Sant Jordi, where they will present their new album “Delta machine”.

Tickets for this Barcelona’s Depeche Mode concert were on sale from the past May 30th 2013. The British band will arrive to Barcelona following their world tour, promoting their new album, which will bring them to visit more than 40 countries in Europe, Asia and North America. 106 shows during eleven months of tour.

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“Delta Machine”, published by Flood, is an album recorded the last year in California and New York , which was produced by Ben Hillier .

Pioneers of the electronic music in the 80’s, this band formed in 1981 by Martin Gore , Dave Gahan and Andy Fletcher has become a cult band .

Barcelona is one of the compulsory stops during the Depeche Mode’s tours.

***Search hotel for the Depeche Mode concert in Barcelona***

FC Barcelona and Celtic Football Club play in the Camp Nou

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On Wednesday, December 11th, the Camp Nou will host Celtic Football Club in the last game of the preliminary Group H of the UEFA Champions League.

It will be the fourth game in two seasons between these two teams. Last year both teams were in the same group in the preliminary phase too.

The previous three games were exciting due to their opposite philosophies of playing football. F.C.Barcelona with a very high ball possession rates and Celtic Football Club with an aggressive counter-attack. A very exciting match is expected.

Will you let others encourage your team? Buy your tickets at the official website of FC Barcelona

Book your hotel for the F.C.Barcelona – Celtic Glasgow

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Come and enjoy the F.C.Barcelona – Celtic Glasgow in first person! An ideal opportunity to know the Catalan capital and enjoy its sun and its mild fall weather, just few days before Christmas.

In www.barcelonahotels.es you can book hotels near The Camp Nou or choose from more than 400 hotels, guesthouses and hostels in Barcelona quickly, easily and safe with the Central Reservation of the Barcelona Hotel Association.

 

The next Champions League match at the Camp Nou: FC Barcelona will face AC Milan

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November 6th, Barcelona will host one of the great games of this Champions League season. It will be the second match between these two teams in Group H.

Matches between FC Barcelona and AC Milan have been repeated in recent seasons as the luck in the different draws paired both teams. The November 6th match, will be the 8th match in three seasons which face both teams.

Although both teams know each other very  well, the signings of the superstars  Neymar Jr. and Mario Balotelli, add much interest to the match.

Will you let others encourage your team? Buy your tickets at the official website of FC Barcelona.

 Book your hotel for the F.C.Barcelona – Milan A.C.

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Come and enjoy the F.C.Barcelona – Milan A.C. in first person! An ideal opportunity to know the Catalan capital and enjoy its sun and its mild fall weather.

In www.barcelonahotels.es you can book hotels near The Camp Nou or choose from more than 400 hotels, guesthouses and hostels in Barcelona quickly, easily and safe with the Central Reservation of the Barcelona Hotel Association.

Barcelona Meeting Point, the most important real estate congress of the year

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Barcelona will host in autumn the most important real state meeting in Spain, the Barcelona Meeting Point, from the 23rd to 27th October.

BMP 2013 will fill the Hall 8 of Fira de Barcelona with new ideas and trends in the real estate world. During these five days the visitors could contact the most important persons in the industry, discover the best investment opportunities, get investors for a personal projects, and doing business through its three different areas:

Professional and International Exhibition: The latest projects and services of a wide range of real estate related companies

Public Exhibition: It will offer to non professional visitors all kinds of real estate products and services for personal use or as an investment

International Symposium BMP: Common debate of a present and future issues of the global real estate industry.

Book here your hotel near Barcelona Meeting Point

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As a new feature this year, the BMP presents the “China Meeting Point“, (from 23rd to 25th October) a new area dedicated exclusively to the Chinese market, where those interested can meet businessmen from this powerful country. BMP will continue with the “Productive Spaces Cluster”,” Investors Cluster” and the “Russian Meeting Point”.

If you want to attend the largest Real Estate appointment in Spain, we offer you the best hotels in Barcelona to relax after these busy days in the Barcelona Meeting Point 2013.

In www.barcelonahotelsbookings.com you will find nearby hotels to the Fira de Barcelona, budget hotels or luxury hotels so you could choose the hotel that better suits to your needs. Booking your hotel with www.barcelonahotelsbookings.com will give you the confidence of booking with the guarantee of the Barcelona’s Hotels Association.

The XVI International Tattoo Expo returns to Barcelona

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The tattoo culture comes back once again to Barcelona. During the 4th, 5th and 6th of October, the sixteenth edition of the International Convention Barcelona Tattoo will gather over 180 artists and host seminars of photography and Japanese calligraphy, concerts, exhibitions, shows and craft market area, fashion and accessories.

During the event, anyone who approaches the Pavilion No. 8 of the Fira de Barcelona could get a tattoo or view as do the others, at the hands of the best international artists, for example, the renowned Japanese tattoo artist Horitoshi I, one of the star guests at the Convention who will also present the technique “tebori” and a book collecting his career as an artist and promoter of traditional Japanese tattoo. For lovers of the culture of this country, there will be a seminar of Japanese calligraphy and Japanese Tatami show.

Book your hotel for The XVI International Tattoo Expo

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Barcelona is the best place for an event like this.Tattoo lovers will find in our city, inspiration and beauty, the best tattoos and piercings spaces and plenty of fashion and accessories establishments of urban art.

If you do not want to miss this event, enter www.barcelonahotels.es and book hotels close to the XVI International Tattoo Expo with full warranty and safety. With us you can also find hotels in the city center, cheap hotels, luxury hotels, modern hotels, pensions and hostels.