Medieval

The Middle Ages were an important period in the history of Barcelona and Catalonia. Besides the Gaudi sites, our medieval architecture are the other important area to explore when visiting our land. In this tag from our blog you’ll get easy access to all our blog posts related to the medieval times: Monasteries, cathedrals and all the secrets of the Gothic Quarter, which is the best neighborhood to feel like you are several centuries back in town. You’ll learn about our history, and the buildings that were risen to stay as a prove of the splendor of our culture in those times.

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BEST CHURCHES IN BARCELONA TO VISIT

A LIST OF THE MOST IMPORTANT BARCELONA CHURCHES Churches are a very important part of the European history and architecture. Not only they were remarkable buildings and symbols of the religious power, but they were also a meeting place for the locals, where to celebrate life events. And since most local traditions have a Christian …

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MONASTERIES IN SPAIN: CATALONIA

WANT TO VISIT A MONASTERY NEAR BARCELONA? Monasteries and abbeys are an important part of Catalonia history. During Middle Ages, communities of monks were used to repopulate areas that had been taken over from the moors, and new agriculture techniques were developed there. Many of them are great examples of medieval architecture: Romanesque and Gothic …

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THE BARCELONA CATHEDRAL: NOT JUST ANOTHER BORING CHURCH

DISCOVERING THE SECRETS OF THE CATHEDRAL OF BARCELONA During our tours lot of people tell me they’ve seen too many churches already. But actually, visiting a Barcelona Cathedral can be fun: it all depends on the stories that are hidden there and how those stories are explained. I have actually had kids telling me “This …

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EXPLORING THE MEDIEVAL ALLEYS OF THE GOTHIC QUARTER

DISCOVER THE BEST SITES IN EL BARRI GOTIC The narrow alleys of the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona are fascinating, so many secrets and stories are hidden behind it… but when you are walking on your own, you can miss so much! You are walking around, and you like what you see that you don’t understand …

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