Derby Hotels Invite You to Special Cruises in Barcelona

BARCELONA, CRUISE SHIP PORT Barcelona, Europe’s number-one cruise port and fourth in the world Barcelona is already Europe’s top port in number of cruises, fourth in the world, and it will be the world’s biggest home port for cruise ships as of 2015. With infrastructure perfectly adapted to the needs of cruise passengers, the city offers culture, architecture, art, shopping, beaches… A port of call complete with options for all tastes. PRE AND POST CRUISE STAY Pre-and post-cruise accommodation in the centre of Barcelona. Located in the centre of Barcelona and just 15 minutes by Taxi from...
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Dwelling inside the architectural marvels of Barcelona

When the word Barcelona is brought up, immediately some of the most beautiful things and feelings come to mind. Sunny beaches, amazing buildings dating as far back to the Roman settlement, a tremendous amount of UNESCO World Heritage Sites and a wide variety of nightlife locations make Barcelona one of the most visited cities in the world. The rich Catalan culture is in every direction while walking along the streets of Barcelona. The cuisine, the art, the history, the world renowned F.C. Barcelona, one of the most followed football teams on Earth and an infinite amount of activities to do, Barcelona...
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A boutique hotel’s stay at the Suites Avenue in Barcelona

This marvelous example of what defines Spanish culture, the unique blend of the traditional Catalonian architecture mixed with a futuristic design, and luxury at its finest, the Suites Avenue hotel in Barcelona is known for being an architectural icon in this fascinating city. The façade of the Suites Avenue is one that defies the eyes so much that even residents of Barcelona are in awe as if it were an object straight from one’s dreams or from another world. It was designed by the acclaimed Japanese architect Toyo Ito. It brings to mind the famous building located across the street – the...
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Easter Time in Barcelona, Grand Hotel Central Recommends

Here you have the 10 must do things to experience Easter time as a local in Barcelona: 1. Gastronomy. At the beginning of the lent the “Coca de Llardons”, when in there the “bunyols” and, at its end at Easter time, the “monas de Pasqua”. This is really the queen of these dates. Try them at Canal, Bubo, Oriol Balaguer y La Colmena. www.canal.es, www.bubo.es, www.oriolbalaguer.com y La Colmena, Plaça de l´Àngel, 12. 2. Processions. Barcelona is not Seville but it also has its own traditional religious processions. The most well know is in the evening of the Holy Friday (the 29th...
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De Cajon – Festival Flamenco de Barcelona

LET’S DANCE… De Cajón! It is the most important flamenco festival in the city, a must for all art lovers and flamenco culture. The festival started in 2006 with reference names on the poster as Paco de Lucia, Los Farruco or Enrique and Estrella Morente, which comes to the festival to present his highly anticipated new album, Self Portrait. The festival also features a small carefully form cycle at the Harlem Jazz Club, every Friday from January 25 to March 1. A must! Grand Hotel Central, Barcelona, Spain This Barcelona boutique hotel, Grand Hotel Central, member of Epoque Hotels,...
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