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APARTMENT BARCELONA near BEACH
8 people · 3 bedrooms · 1 bathroom
Celebrated for the last 118 years and held in honour of the Patron Saint of Barcelona, this street festival sprawling all over Barcelona is the last hurrah of the summer.
Visit La Mercè’s church.
Pay homage to the protector of the city herself at the beautifully built church.
Where? Carrer de la Mercè, 1, 08002 Barcelona
Take part in the fire races (Correfoc).
This is the most impressive attraction of the festivities. It’s a street performance where people dressed as devils set off fireworks in the crowd. Just be sure to wear protective clothing ;) There’s also an earlier show for children.
Where? Any plaza in the city center.
Admire the human towers (Castallers)
Watch the Catalan tradition of making a huge human pyramid and placing a child on top of it. Be sure to get there early.
Where? Plaza de Sant Jaume
Follow the Giant’s parade (Gigantes).
Watch giants with vastly over-sized papier-mâché heads parade the crowded streets, performing traditional Catalan dances.
Admire the fireworks all over Barcelona.
See beautiful and lively fireworks around the city.