Rich in historical, cultural and musical festivals, there’s plenty going on in Marrakech for 2016. From the Popular Arts Festival to the Marrakech Film festival, find out what’s happening with Marrakech events in 2016.
If you’re visiting Europe this New Year then expect a big party for New Year’s Eve. Here’s what’s happening in London, Barcelona, Prague, Lisbon and Marrakech this New Year! Check out our guide to New Year celebrations in Europe.
Roasted chestnuts and cherry liqueur are the flavours of Lisbon at Christmas time. With festive decorations illuminating the historical centre and choirs heard singing traditional Portuguese songs, December is a great time to come and enjoy the holiday season in this Portuguese city. Here are some tips on how to enjoy Lisbon this Christmas.
Along with the traditional Spanish Christmas celebrations, Barcelona also embraces Catalan traditions, including the bizarre happy faced ‘Caga Tió’ and squatting ‘Caganer’. There’s also a Christmas Market, musical performances and of course plenty of partying. As the festive season is in full swing, find out what to do in Barcelona this Christmas.
This historic Catalan city of Girona is famous for its beautiful old town, riverside views and Costa Brava coast, but it’s also known as the City of Festivals. Girona is a great place to experience the Catalan culture and they love to party! Find out the best things to see and do with our recommendations of what to do in Girona this summer.
Girona, view from the Eiffel Bridge over the River Onyar
From the best viewpoints in this charming historic capital, to the tastiest cakes, check out our recommendations for the top 10 things to do in Lisbon.
One of Europe’s most spectacular cities, the Portuguese capital is filled with charming hilly streets and beautifully facaded buildings, tumbling down to the sea from the city’s seven hills. With a wealth of historical monuments and tempting cafes with sea views, grab a map and set out to discover the city’s treasures.
The Czech capital is famous for its beautiful bridges, the oldest castle in the world, Kafka and great beer, but there is more than just pivo and outstanding architecture to this romantic destination.
The ‘Golden City’ A beautiful capital packed with historical monuments, museums and old town allure; Prague lies on the Vltava River and has well preserved districts that make it a photographer’s dream. The stunning architecture and cobbled streets with horse drawn carriages make it a charming tourist attraction, with the main sites busy all year round. Take a break from the tourist trail and try something a little different; enjoy Prague like a local.
Tomorrow starts another edition of Festival dos Oceanos in Lisbon –also known as Oceans Festival-, which is a great cultural and entertainment event in Lisbon that takes place each summer. This year it’s the 8th edition and most of the events are free to entry.
Festival dos Oceanos takes place from the 30th July to August 13th with events such as concerts, street performances and entertainment, nights at the museums, fireworks…
The opening concert will take place at Praça do Comércio with a concert with Joss Stone, Sara Tavares and X-Wife (Joss Stone and Sara Tavares will perform an unpublished duet).
You shouldn’t miss those special days in Lisbon. And at Equity Point Lisboa we have the perfect accommodation you need to take advantage to all the events that Lisbon offers.