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One of Gaudí´s master pieces is certainly Casa Batlló – a residential building at the magnificent boulevard, Passeig de Gràcia, in the Eixample district of Barcelona. Bought in 1900 by industrialist, Josep Batlló, Gaudí was contracted to refurbish the building in 1904. Batlló wanted a building that reflected his wealth and social status at that time. Gaudí convinced him to refurbish the building instead of demolishing it and constructing a new one. Gaudí chose a Read More
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This summer we have visited twice Gaudí´s master piece, Casa Batlló, at the magnificent boulevard of Passeig de Gràcia in Barcelona´s district of Eixample. During the summer months they organize every evening the popular Magic Nights. When purchasing tickets for this event you will not only get entrance to the museum to discover the house but also afterwards you will be able to enjoy an intimate live concert on the roof top of the building. Read More
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The Barcelona Feeling and Mosaiccos have created a truly unique experience: Feel like Gaudí. Get to know the greatest Catalan architect, Antoni Gaudí, and the modernism movement during a two hours walk. Have your hands-on workshop in Angelika Heinbach´s workshop Mosaiccos where you will create your personal souvenir in Gaudí´s technique called “trencadís”. When Angelika and Christian met during an AirBnB host event they both found out that they share a common passion: Gaudí. So Read More
Categories : architecture, art, Barcelona, Catalonia, Church, guided tour, history, modernism, private tour, The Barcelona Feeling, tour guide, Travelblogger
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25 September

The church of Siurana

High on top of the mountain platform, you can find the church of Siurana from the 12th century. It was built in Romanesque style and is located just a few meters away from a 240 meters cliff. It was officially mentioned in a papal document of 25 of March 1154. As already written in the last blog post (Hiking in Siurana), the village was of strategic importance with its castle on top to guard the Read More
Categories : Church, Climbing, hiking, Mountains, nature, private tour, The Barcelona Feeling, tour guide, travel, Travelblogger
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During this summer we did a couple of out of town trips and discovered beautiful areas in Catalonia. As Michael read how amazing the Priorat area was supposed to be we decided to rent a car and drive there on a Saturday and find out on our own. So about a 1:45 hours drive to the South of Barcelona, not too far from Tarragona, we arrived to the comarca (county) that is only scarcely populated. Read More
Categories : Catalonia, Climbing, guided tour, hiking, Mountains, nature, private tour, Tarragona, The Barcelona Feeling, travel, Travelblogger, Wine, World Traveller
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