Catalunya

Cava Wine Tours from Barcelona to Penedès

Penedès Vineyard

Tucked away between the coastal hills to the south-west of Barcelona is the Penedès wine making region which is one of Europe’s oldest wine-producing regions. The Catalan Wine Cultures Museum in Vilafranca del Penedès exhibits evidence of vines being cultivated in the region as far back as the 6th century BC under the Phoenicians. Wine … Read more

How to Get to the Dalí Museum in Figueres from Barcelona

Dalí Museum in Figueres

Spanish surrealist painter, Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dali y Domenech made a dramatic impact on the world with his often bizarre, always striking and beautiful artistic images. Best known for his brilliant “The Persistence of Memory” where “melting” clocks are draped across a barren landscape, Dali’s work was always creative and imaginative. As for entertaining … Read more

How to Get to Montserrat from Barcelona

Close up View of Montserrat

The sacred Catalan monastery of Montserrat is located on top of a range of craggy mountains some 60km north-west of Barcelona. It is one of Spain’s most important pilgrimage sites where more than two million annual visitors come to visit ‘La Moreneta’. This is a small statue of the Virgin of Montserrat which stands high … Read more

Catalunya MotoGP 2022

Main Grandstand of the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya MotoGP Racetrack

The Catalunya MotoGP takes place at Montmeló some 20km north of Barcelona at the Circuit de Catalunya. The first international event to be held there was the 1991 Spanish Formula One Grand Prix which remains the home of this event. In 1992 the European Motorcycle Grand Prix took place at the same venue and from … Read more