Next month Barcelona is hosting annual popular electronic music festivals Primavera Sound (2-4 of June) and Sonar (18-20 of June). With PS and Sónar so close together this year you might as well just stick around and enjoy the city for a couple of weeks while you recover from one and get ready for the next. There is, after all, plenty to do in the city ;)
- Gaudi’s most famous work and masterpiece, the Sagrada Família in Barcelona, is still incomplete. Gaudi took over the construction of the church in 1883, and worked on it until he died. The estimated completion date for the massive church is either 2026. Learn more about the city of Gaudi on a special tour: http://vivaster.com/tour/the-gaudi-tour-2114 2.
- Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter is an incredible old world district filled with ancient treasures, Roman walls, castles and churches, some dating as far back as 15 B.C. during the times of the Roman Emperor Augustus. http://vivaster.com/tour/the-most-ancient-district-the-gothic-quarter-2586 3.
- The Monastery of Montserrat, located approximately 700 meters (2,296 ft.) above sea level, is known as the symbol of Catalonia. The monastery is a magical place where each year thousands of believers and curious tourists flock to admire this impressive spiritual sanctuary. http://vivaster.com/tour/day-trip-to-the-holly-mountain-montserrat-2589 4.
- The word ‘tapas’ comes from the Spanish verb ‘tapar’ (to cover). Their illustrious history goes back to ancient days. These snack-sized morsels are indeed one of the gastronomical highlights of Barcelonian cuisine, so don’t miss a chance to try them all! http://vivaster.com/tour/barcelona-tapas-tour-en-el-barrio-4811