What is going on in Barcelona – May 2019 – Tailor made experience

- May 2019 -

What is going on in Barcelona
& Tailor made experiences

Get your team together - Incentive in Barcelona : 3 days / 2 nights

Secret Barcelona will introduce you to the most stunning and beautiful places and venues of the city as well as hidden, uncommon and unique spaces where you can organise your conference, workshop, or gala dinner. Here is a sample of what we do !

Day 1 - Meeting & Flamenco

After a quick transfer from the airport, arrival at Yurbban Trafalgar Hotel 3 *. Here is a hotel that has it all! Ideally located at the gateway to the old town, in the trendy Born district, this boutique hotel is tastefully decorated and boasts a magnificent rooftop terrace with a beautiful swimming pool.
After lunch, head to the hotel's nice seminar room for a meeting all afternoon.
For this first dinner, the group goes to Poble Espanyol in the incredible restaurant Tablao de Carmen. Unique setting and Andalusian village atmosphere, for an amazing flamenco night and a dinner worthy of the big tables!

Day 2 – Cooking class & Gala dinner

Today it's time to relax! To gather, create cohesion and offer a real pleasure, a cooking class in the country of paella and tortilla is a must. With our Catalan chef, it's a real culinary journey from the bustling markets of Barcelona to the warm table of our host! In the kitchen, the group is divided into teams to prepare a traditional dish, under the watchful eye of the chef! The challenge is on!
After a free afternoon, the group ends the day with a beautiful gala dinner at 1881 restaurant, located on the terrace of the Museum of Catalonia. Stunning views of the marina and high quality gastronomy, for an exceptional evening under the sign of the sea!

Day 3 - Shopping & street art

For this last day, pick your favorite activity!
While, some will enjoy a local personal shopper who takes them to Barcelona unusual shops for a fun shopping session; Others will go discover one of the alternative areas of the city and its ephemeral art: Barcelona was and still is one of the major European stages of street art. This experience ends with the creation of a grafiti, following the advice of a street artist, that everyone can keep as a souvenir!
Lunch takes place in one of the best beachfront restaurants, the Pez Vela, at the foot of the famous W hotel, before transfer to the airport.

Activities of the month

Get to try our unique cooking class in Barcelona : visit the local market & try various traditionnal dishes, and get to cook them ! Then let us take you to the streets to show you some of the best alternative artwork at our "Street art Barcelona tour".

Authentic cooking class with a local chef at his place

Every trip to Barcelona should/must include a Spanish cuisine degustation! And isn’t the best way to learn cooking with an incredible local chef? How about joining the chef is his kitchen?

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Street Art

Discover Barcelona alternative neighbourhoods and street art.

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What's hot in Barcelona

Exhibition : DECONSTRUCT THE FRANCO REGIM

The former Modelo prison is part of the itinerant installation "Deconstruir el Franquismo. Símbolos de la Dictadura en Barcelona", which shows original pieces and documentation on the Franco's model of the city, including more than 160 dwelling plates recently removed by the Consistory.


When: Friday and Saturday, March 12 to June 15, 2019
Where: Edifici de la Model, Entença, 155
How much: Free

Festival : BRUNCH IN THE CITY

Brunch In the City is an outdoor music event taking place in different locations in Barcelona. Perfect to spend a good Sunday with friends based on music and sun!


When: Every other Sunday, from April 22 to June 16
Where: Several places. Check on the website.
How much: Variable prices.

Painting : MEET VINCENT VAN GOGH

An interactive experience with projections and 3D scenarios through Vincent's work, the story of his life and thought, and the letters he wrote to his brother Theo (outvoice). A trip designed for the family and created by the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam in a 1,200 m2 space. The visitor is invited to look through Vincent's eyes, to listen to what he has heard and to read what he has written at the crucial moments of his extraordinary life.


When: From April 22 to June 1
Where: Port Vell Marina, Pla de Miquel Tarradell, s/n (Barcelona)
How much: Variable prices

Market : FIRA DE SANT PONÇ

A crowd of visitors goes to this medicinal herb fair each year to find honey, canned fruits, jams and marmalades, mató cheese, artisanal cheese, medicinal herbs of course and other products related to food and health. The fair takes place in May because it is the best time for medicinal herbs bloom. The feast of the patron, saint of herbalists and beekeepers, is also celebrated with other activities organized by Unió de Sant Ponç around this fair. In the night of May 10, the image of the saint is decorated with herbs and flowers to preside over the mass offered to him the next day, during a procession.


When: May 11, 2019
Where: Carrer de l'Hospital, 12, 08001 Barcelona
How much: Free

Festival : BARCELONA VISUAL SOUND

This festival offers young audiovisual talents every year the opportunity to show their works to the public. Various awards are awarded. This event aims to highlight the beauty of this universe and its parents, or future parents. The screenings take place during three weeks in different cultural centers of the city.


When: May 15, 2019
Where: Several venues. Check on the website.
How much: Variable prices.

Museum : INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY 2019

On the occasion of Museum Day, for example, you will be able to visit the permanent exhibitions of the Design Museum in Barcelona free of charge between 10am and 8pm. The Picasso Museum will also be free between 9am and 8.30pm (but it will be necessary to register in advance and bring its printed entry). The MNAC will be free from 10am to 8pm and the MACBA from 11am to 7.30pm. In addition, you will be able to participate in many exceptional animations, such as short film screenings, workshops for children and teenagers, guided tours, shows and treasure hunts!


When: May 18, 2019
Where: Several places. Check on the website.
How much: Free

Popular celebration : SANTA RITA

The feast of Santa Rita, patroness of the impossible and itinerant vendor of roses, is the biggest popular religious festival in the Raval district. That day, thousands of people come to the church of Sant Agustí to worship the remains of the saint and take her roses, recalling one of the miracles attributed to her: the flowering roses in winter in the center of the convent. It is also a day during which stands selling roses, prints and candles, that the faithful can buy on Sant Agusti square, to offer to the saint from the early morning.


When: May 22, 2019
Where: Parròquia de Sant Agustí, Plaça de Sant Agustí, 2, 08001 Barcelona
How much: Free

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