The Roman Empire founded "Barcino" in the 1st century BC and the city has been a meeting point for different cultures ever since. Barcelona saw the rise and fall of the Visigoths, Moors and Franks, eventually becoming a part of Castile in 1714.
From the Barcelona Travel Guide
23 June 2013
Also called "La revetlla de Sant Joan", this lively solstice festival celebrates Saint John and takes place on the beautiful beaches of Barcelona. On this day, parties can be found in Barcelona night clubs and restaurants; there are also multiple firework displays and bonfires held around town. Note: The event's website is helpful when info is available, but it's only active and updated a few weeks prior to the event.
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Very nice and calm place to stay and exploring Barcelona. Little bit problem was pretty near street, where cars, buses and motocycles riding every night. So, if you could breathe fresh air and left terrace doors opened, noise from the street should be inside the room. We stayed in second floor, maybe other rooms in higher floors are calmer. ... more
Compact rooms, clean bathrooms, hot showers, wifi- everything you need in a hostel. Common lounge and bar help make it so that you can meet people, and it was fun that the hostel organized activities both for sightseeing during the day and going out at night. Good location but not amazing, about a ten minute wall to las ramblas. ... more
there the flight was about an hour and thirty minutes. We arrived in Girona, Spain then had to take the Barcelona Bus to the city. First of all I would like to say that BARCELONA IS AMAZING! After all ...
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