The five best cultural centers of Barcelona

If you are looking for an alternative to the classic circuit of Museums and Foundations of Barcelona, we propose you the best five cultural centers, where they offer varied programs, among which you can find exhibitions, concerts and different types of performance.


Mutuo (2012) is a cultural center of dissemination located in Born neighborhood. It is dedicated to the production, promotion and exhibition of artistic content. It was created to respond to the need of discovering, visualizing and developing of artistic proposals from various disciplines.

There is a great variety in its offer, which includes from exhibitions to performance, markets, workshops, microtheatre performances or concerts in different formats.

In addition, an important feature of this space is that it has a recording studio with excellent professionals.

Address: Méndez Núñez, 7

Schedule: M-Th from 5 to 11pm / F and S from 5pm to 1am

Phone: 675 31 69 99


Miscelanea is an art gallery located in Raval neirborhood, which also has shop, bar and events room in its space.

Its program is varied: from poetry festivals, concerts, exhibitions of graphic artists to documentary screenings.

Address: Guàrdia, 10

Phone: 933 17 93 98

Schedule: Tu to F from 4:3pm. to 11pm / Sa from 12:30 pm to 12am / Su from 12:30pm to 8:30 p.m.

Arts Santa Mònica

This center is managed by the Generalitat of Catalunya and is dedicated to the promotion of arts related to cinema, theater, music, dance, literature or architecture. It was conceived originally as a convent in 1936, the convent of Sant Mónica.

The activities organized by Arts Santa Monica are varied: temporary exhibitions, book presentations, performance, conferences and concerts.

Address: La Rambla, 7

Hours: Tu to Sa from 11:00am to 9:00pm / Su 11:00am to 5:00pm

Telephone935 67 11 10

Artevistas Gallery

Artevistas gallery is located in a beautiful passage of the Gothic Quarter and collect a unique collection of contemporary art by Spanish and international artists that includes paintings, drawings, sculptures, photographs, printed screens, lithographs, engravings…

Address: Passatge del Crèdit, 4

Hours: from 11am to 8 pm

Phone: 93 513 04 65

Nau Ivanow

Nau Ivanow is a culture center of creation and diffusion that is specialized in scenic arts and photography, but it is open to any form of artistic expression. It supports young creators in the different phases of the creation process.

If you want to know more information about the activities they organize, here is your agenda.

AddressHondures, 28

Telephone933 40 74 68

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St George’s Day – Dyad of Sant Jordi

If you go to Barcelona next April 23rd you will find the streets flooded with book stalls and roses.

Sant Jordi´s day is a true celebration of love and culture. And why is it a celebration of love and culture? Because the tradition is that during this day couples exchange roses for books

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Circuit of Barcelona – Circuit of Montmeló

Are you passionate about the motor world? Would you like to see one of the most prestigious Formula 1 or MotoGP races live? Would you love to drive a lamborgini at the Circuit of Montmeló? If you have said yes to any of the questions, you will be interested about the information below.

circuit de montmelo

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Mother’s day in Barcelona

They gave us birth, they educated us, they dressed us, they fed us, they consoled us when we hurt ourselves, they laughed with us, they taught us to value what we have, they care about our happiness, because they want a future for us… Being a mother is a job 24/7, unpaid and, we, grown-up children, do we thank them enough?

May 6th is Mother’s Day and we offer you a series of plans in Barcelona so, at least during this day, you can show her the great love you have for her.

The proposal below is a full-day planning and to make this plan we have asked the mothers we know. Although they all agree that the best gift your sons can give them is not material, but spend quality time with them. Take note.

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Best music festivals in Barcelona and Catalonia 2018

The desire about spending more time on the streets comes attached to the good weather. Attached to the desire to be on the street, the festivals come. And that´s why there are plenty of festivals in Barcelona in particular and Catalonia in general.

We make a list of the main festivals that will take place from April to September.

1. TwinPalm 2018

2. Primavera Sound Festival 2018

3. Sónar 2018 Music, Creativity & Technology

4. Vida Festival 2018

5. Cruilla 2018

6. Festival de Cap Roig

7. Barcelona Beach Festival

8. Circuit Festival 2018

9. Festival Grec
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Men’s Roller Derby World Cup

Men’s Roller Derby World Cup will be held from April 5th to 8th in Barcelona

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Holy Week with children in Barcelona

As it is described on Wikipedia, “Holy Week is the annual Christian commemoration of the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth.”

Due to the Holy Week, which in Spain  is celebrated from March 25th to April 1st this year, schools stop, children have vacations and many of the parents do not waste the opportunity to make a family trip, escaping the daily routine.

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Passeig de Gourmets: Gastronomic Festival in Paseo de Gracia

Did you know that Barcelona is the city with the greatest number of Michelin stars in Spain? And that 6 of the 31 stars are on Paseo de Gracia?

From March 8th to 18th, 12 of the most exclusive restaurants on Paseo de Gracia will offer tasting menus with a price between €45 and €50, a cost that at first sight may seem expensive, but which cost is not to high when it comes to “haute cuisine”.

Los chefs de Passeig de Gourmets

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10 useful and interesting suggestions to keep in mind when you visit Barcelona

Touring the city by electric motorbike, visiting the manifesto house of Gaudí or watching the sunset from the Carmel bunker are some of the proposals that we detail below

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February concerts in Barcelona

Who does say that during the winter there are no interesting plans in Barcelona?

Metallica will perform on February 7th at the Palau Sant Jordi

We’re sorry to make you green with envy in case you wanted to go to see the Metallica concert on the Worldwide tour, because there are no tickets left. But you will be awarer next time 😉

On February 21st the Swedish band Mando Diao will play in the Sala Apolo

Since they started in 2002 with their album ‘Bring’Em In’, the Swedish indie rock band has not stopped harvesting hits around the world. His latest work ‘Good Times’ is being well received by critics and public. If you like them, do not miss the opportunity to see them in Apolo..

Liam Gallagher returns to Barcelona to play at the Razzmatazz on 23 and 24 February

He was the half of the Bristish band Oasis and now, with his solo project, Liam receives praise from the music critic with his solo debut “As you were”.

If you are looking for a suite in Barcelona during the date of the concert, you can check availability on our website.