Ice Skating in Barcelona

patinar-hielo-barcelona-800x534If you are someone that winter and Christmas makes you think of skating, we leave some suggestions of places where wear skates and enjoy like a penguin!

Ice skating in shopping centers

Shopping Centers are typical places where you usually install temporary ice tracks. Some of the most famous and popular are those of La Maquinista and Pedralbes Centre (now you see that we go from one end of the city and in two different environments).

As for The Machinist, you have the advantage of being able to go there by car and have free parking. Also many days you can skate for a very low price of only €3. Other days: 6 €.

In Pedralbes Centre they are experts in this ice skating, nothing strange considering carrying sixteen years placing a track ice outdoors at these times of year. You can find it just behind this glamorous shopping center in the upper part of Barcelona.

The usual urban ice track, but in a different place

BarGelona, ​​urban ice track that year after year we had in the heart of Barcelona full Plaça Catalunya -in this year has moved to La Farga de L’Hospitalet. It is worth approaching (by metro it is a quick trip) and also you will find a nice novelty: an ice slide with a roof!


Ice rinks are still dressed in a Christmas Style

There are classics that never fail. One, in Barcelona, ​​is the Skating. Although entry is not exactly cheap (about 14 € approximately, including skates), but you can still find on its website and on their social networks discount promotions.

Another classic is Barca Ice Rink. It’s located near the Camp Nou, so you can feel the atmosphere of the Barcelona Football Club. The prices are very similar to those of Skating.


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This Week In Barcelona: 5 Things You Shouldn’t Miss!

Now October is in full swing and we don’t have the guaranteed sunshine of the summer months, it’s the perfect opportunity to take advantage of all that Barcelona has to offer. Here are our suggestions for the best of what’s happening in Barcelona this week:

1. Anti-Karaoke at Sala Apolo – every Monday from 9.30 pm to 1amImage

If you’re looking for a night out with a twist, look no further. Anti-Karaoke shuns the traditional karaoke tunes in favour of something a little bit edgier, and singers are encouraged by a roaring crowd. A Continue reading

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This Week In Barcelona: 5 Things You Shouldn’t Miss!

With the Mercè 2012 festival this weekend, there’s even more going on in Barcelona than usual! Take a walk anywhere in the city and you’ll stumble across concerts, exhibitions and markets. But here are 5 things we think you shouldn’t miss out on seeing…

1. The Kooks at the Antiga Fàbrica d’Estrella Damm, Saturday 22 September

One of the highlights of the festival are the free concerts that take place in venues Imageacross the city. This year’s line-up includes Continue reading

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Upcoming Events in Barcelona this week!

L’Hora del Jazz 2012 – Jazz festival

From 9th of September to 26th of September the 22nd edition of the L’Hora de Jazz (The hour of jazz) festival will take place in Barcelona. The majority of concerts will be free, taking place in different kinds of clubs and at various locations. The best place to go to a concert will be Placa de la Vila in the area of Gracia. Every Sunday in September there will be mostly free concerts here, at 12.00 and 13.00 o’clock. So don’t jazzitate and have a nice Sunday! If you want to know more about this event, go to the official website and check out the program.

La Fiesta del Rugby Catalán 2012

ImageDo you like it a little rough and are you into sports? Then you should definitely pay a visit to the Olympic Stadium in Barcelona on the MontjuÏc Hill. The top French rugby league comes to Barcelona to compete in a few games. For example the team Perpignan (USAP de Perpinyà) will play against Toulouse. This event will start at 15:00 o’clock and will end late in the afternoon. For more information you can check out the official website. And for tickets you can go to the USAP website.

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This Week in Barcelona! Upcoming Events

Mecal Air Cinema

As summer draws to a close, head to the Mecal Air cinema at the Plaza Baluard del Poble Espanyol Imagebefore it ends for the season on September 14th. Price on the door is €5, or €2.50 if you print off the Mecal Air Flyer. 1€ beer and an excellent value barbecue Continue reading

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Events to attend the upcoming week

1.Summer nights at La Pedrera rooftop 2012

ImageIf You haven’t been there yet, it is worth trying. It is special event that will allow You to enjoy warm summer nights, views of the city and a glass of cava while being on the rooftop of Gaudi’s building – La Pedrera. It takes place every Friday and Saturday until the 8th of September.

The ticket costs 25eur but it is also possible to win tickets on their twitter contest.

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Fiesta in Gracia

If you happen to be in Barcelona this week, you’re just in time for one of the highlights of the city’s calendar – the Gracia festival. In a typically Spanish show of eccentricity, each street in the district competes for the titles of ‘best decorated’ – and competition is fierce.


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