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.
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Check out our guide to summer festivals in Lisbon and enjoy open air concerts, lots of jazz, film, music and medieval markets. Find out what’s on here.
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.
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Praça do Comércio with a concert with Joss Stone, Sara Tavares and X-Wife (Joss Stone and Sara Tavares will perform an unpublished duet).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.
Each Summer Hyde Park becomes a huge party. Almost every weekend you can attend to exciting activities but maybe the most interesting ones are the Summer Music Festivals, all of them with incredible shows.
The first to take place is Hard Rock Calling which will be from 24th to 26th of June. Hard Rock Calling offers three days of great music and you can choose from three different stages with live music at the same time.
At Hard Rock Calling you’ll be able to attend to concerts from The Killers, Kaiser Chiefs, Bon Jovi, Ray Davies, Rod Stewart, Stevie Nicks, Lighthouse Faimly, Mike and the Mechanics, Barenaked Ladies and many more. Continue reading