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TRADITIONAL AUTUMN FESTIVITIES.- “Castanyada” and Halloween
27 Oct 2020

TRADITIONAL AUTUMN FESTIVITIES.- “Castanyada” and Halloween

GASTRONOMY AND OTHER IMPORTED TRADITIONS. All Hallows’ Day, on the first of November, is a festival dedicated to the memory of our ancestors. It is originally an ancient pagan tradition celebrated all over Europe, in which the completion of all the harvests and the end of the good weather associated with the worship of the souls of deceased relatives is assimilated. One of the most traditional customs of this celebration is the visit to the...

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The evolution of the tourism model.
21 Oct 2020

The evolution of the tourism model.

Local tourism in Catalonia. Discovering the land. The tourism sector has been greatly affected by the situation caused by the Covid19 . Obviously, the countries with the greatest tradition of tourist receptivity are those that are suffering the most. In the short term, we can only hope that the pandemic will subside and that the health and hygiene protocols will be able to restore confidence and attract new tourists and visitors from the countries closest...

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TOURISM IN SMALL AND CHARMING CITIES.
14 Oct 2020

TOURISM IN SMALL AND CHARMING CITIES.

Routes through towns and cities with an impressive monumental heritage. Small medieval villages, old quarters steeped in history and beautiful rural areas close to large cities like Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Seville and Bilbao.  These are perfect places to discover interesting traditions, popular festivities and the most typical cuisine. Here are some of Spain’s charming towns. There are lots to discover all over the country. Inland you can find medieval villages and towns which still preserve...

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#CataloniaforFoodies. GASTRONOMIC ROUTES IN CATALONIA.
08 Oct 2020

#CataloniaforFoodies. GASTRONOMIC ROUTES IN CATALONIA.

A way of connecting gastronomy with tourism and the culture of the tourist destination. In recent years, there has been a great deal of evolution in culinary programmes, trends and techniques, which has led to an ever-increasing interest in culinary tourism. Gastronomic tourism allows visitors to learn about the history, geography and culture of a tourist destination in a more enjoyable way, as it gives them a complete experience of the territory they have chosen...

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TOURISM. – ROUTES AND EXCURSIONS FROM THE SEA TO THE PYRENEES.
28 Sep 2020

TOURISM. – ROUTES AND EXCURSIONS FROM THE SEA TO THE PYRENEES.

Grand Tour of Catalonia.- A trip full of trips. Catalonia’s tourist destination covers a vast territory between the Pyrenees and the Mediterranean Sea that offers great landscapes contrasts and a rich cultural history. There are amazing contrasts between the Costa Brava, the Ebro Delta, the Montserrat mountain range and the Pyrenees. On the coast side there are beautiful fishing towns and villages that have managed to preserve their authenticity over the years. In the inland...

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TOURIST EXPERIENCES AND GASTRONOMY IN AUTUMN
22 Sep 2020

TOURIST EXPERIENCES AND GASTRONOMY IN AUTUMN

THE MUSHROOMS, THE STARS OF TRADITIONAL SEASONAL CUISINE. Towards the end of September, with the arrival of autumn, numerous proposals arise to be able to enjoy the chromatic spectacle that nature offers. It is an ideal excuse to get out of the house and taste the typical cuisine of the season or discover new travel experiences. It is traditional in autumn to hold numerous gastronomic shows that take advantage of the best products of the...

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EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK. – “For a mobility without emissions”
15 Sep 2020

EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK. – “For a mobility without emissions”

THE INITIATIVE AIMS TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE, SAFE AND HEALTHY MOBILITY HABITS. – European Mobility Week is a campaign aimed at raising awareness, both among citizens and politicians, of the negative consequences that irrational vehicle use in cities can have on both public health and the environment. This annual initiative also aims to highlight the benefits of using more sustainable modes of transport such as public transport, cycling and walking. This is a flagship campaign for...

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RETURN TO SCHOOL IN A DIFFERENT SCHOOL YEAR.
09 Sep 2020

RETURN TO SCHOOL IN A DIFFERENT SCHOOL YEAR.

THE SAFETY OF SCHOOL TRANSPORT. Tens of thousands of children are returning to school this September. The opening of the 2012/21 school year, which has already begun in some schools, will take place in most of them from next Monday 14th September and should represent an important step towards normality for all families in a year when everything will be different. The return to school is both a necessity and a challenge. Most countries have...

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Wine tourism – Wine culture. The grape harvest.
02 Sep 2020

Wine tourism – Wine culture. The grape harvest.

THE HARVEST HAS ALREADY BEGINNING IN VARIOUS GEOGRAPHICAL AREAS OF CATALONIA. In Catalonia, its history is full of the aroma and taste of wine. Wine tourism allows visitors to learn more about this magical transformation of the grape. The wine culture of the “Catalonia among the vineyards“, programme takes centre stage during the grape harvest season. The harvest is one of the most important moments in the making of a good wine. It is the...

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Discovering art and culture in summer.
25 Aug 2020

Discovering art and culture in summer.

HISTORY, ART AND CULTURE MAKE UP A WIDE AND VARIED TOURIST OFFER. Culture is what makes each people unique. Discovering the multiple and different cultural expressions of a territory can make all the difference when choosing a destination. he aim is to give more value to all cultural heritage, both the most internationally recognized and the local and the most unnoticed. Thus, it is recognized that cultural heritage is spread throughout the country and balance...

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