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La Merce: Gigantes (Giants Parade)

La Merce: Gigantes (Giants Parade): The Giants parade is a very popular event for the whole family. Huge giants with effigies of kings, queens and nobles march through the streets of Barcelona. These huge figures tower above the crowds and spin around and around so the crowds can see them in all their glory. The Parade is often accompanied by small percussion groups that beat out a rhythm on drums as the Giants go by.

One of Catalonia’s most famous traditions is that of the “castells” (castles), which are human towers that are lifted by building different levels of people. The Masterpiece, Barcelona Spain, Tapas, Cool Photos, The Incredibles, Traditional, City, Castles, Heaven

One of Catalonia’s most famous traditions is that of the “castells” (castles), which are human towers that are lifted by building different levels of people.

grilling onions at town festival (Calçotada party), Valls, Catalonia, Spain Barcelona Bars, Barcelona Food, Barcelona Catalonia, Asturian, End Of Winter, Basque Country, Aragon, Spain Travel, Catalan Food

Gran Festa de la Calçotada de Valls / Spain, Catalonia

Calçot is a variety of garden onion known as Blanca Gran Tardana from Lleida. The Calçot from Valls (Tarragona, Catalonia) is a registered EU Protected Geographical Indication. The most traditional way of eating calçots is in a calçotada (plural: calçotades), a popular gastronomical event held between the end of winter and March or April, where calçots are consumed massively. Calçots are then barbecued and dipped in salvitxada or romesco sauce, and accompanied by red wine or cava. Pieces of…

BARCELONA, SPAIN - DECEMBER Competitors jump into the sea during the Barcelona Traditional Christmas Swimming Cup at the Old Harbour of Barcelona on December 2012 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images) Stevie Wonder, Florida Pictures, Christmas Destinations, Cocoa Beach, Christmas Characters, Christmas Travel, Swim Lessons, Best Cities, Home And Away

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Competitors jump into the sea during the 103rd Barcelona Traditional Christmas Swimming Cup at the Old Harbour of Barcelona on December 25, 2012 in Barcelona, Spain. The Copa Nadal is organised by the Barcelona Swimming Club and involves competitors swimming across some 200 metres of water in the harbour. Launched in 1908 the event has only been suspended three times when the Spanish Civil War interrupted proceedings between 1936 and 1938.

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La Mercè 2013

Conciertos, itinerarios históricos y arte vanguardista componen el programa de la fiesta mayor barcelonesa

Sardana - Groups of children and adults performing a sardana (Catalan traditional dance) Barcelona Bars, Barcelona Catalonia, Baile Jazz, Go Spain, Residence Senior, Spanish Festivals, Medieval Town, Lets Dance, My Heritage

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Differences- The Human Tower festival brings tons of people to one location, where Christmas is celebrated by every individual family. The tower festival makes you have to work and cooperate together with others. Barcelona City, Barcelona Catalonia, Barcelona Travel, Gaudi, Basque Country, Medieval Town, Positive Feedback, Urban Life, Best Cities

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La Merce: Gigantes (Giants Parade): The Giants parade is a very popular event for the whole family. Huge giants with effigies of kings, queens and nobles march through the streets of Barcelona. These huge figures tower above the crowds and spin around and around so the crowds can see them in all their glory. The Parade is often accompanied by small percussion groups that beat out a rhythm on drums as the Giants go by.

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Concurs de Castells 2018

L’espectacle casteller més gran del món - TARRAGONA 6 i 7/10 Tarraco Arena Plaça | TORREDEMBARRA 30/09 Plaça del Castell

Miss these ~ Castanyada, Barcelona.dig into the delicious and traditional delicacy! Easily found on almost every street corner on the day after Halloween when Barcelona celebrates All Saints Day! Traditional Christmas Food, Cuban Cuisine, Great Recipes, Healthy Recipes, Visit Barcelona, Barcelona Food, Roasted Chestnuts, Cuban Recipes, Fall Treats

Castanyada, Barcelona...dig into the delicious and traditional delicacy! Easily found on almost every street corner on the day after Halloween when Barcelona celebrates All Saints Day! Yummy

Not sure how to pack for your Barcelona trip? Here we give you all your essential info on the weather in the Barcelona, by season and by month. Hostel Barcelona, Barcelona Tourism, Barcelona City, Spanish Festivals, Royal Caribbean Ships, Fire Festival, Travel Blog, Travel Guide, Festivals Around The World

Top Summer Festivals in Barcelona 2012

Summer in Barcelona opens the doors to an endless array of festivals and celebrations! Ranging from the best in live music, to new-age art, to religious commemorations with a twist, head for the Catalan capital this summer and experience some of the most fantastic fiestas in Europe. Read on as we give you some of the most anticipated summer festivals this year...