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08/04/2022
  • DISCOVER BARCELONA DURING APRIL WITH THE PLANS OF THE LOFTTOWN

    We tell you which are the best plans of Barcelona during April that you can’t miss with our community #TheLofttowners

    At The Lofttown we want to welcome the month of April in style. Also, in this month the days become longer, thanks to the fact the day begin to the darken later, a factor that is really appreciated and much since it allows us to enjoy Barcelona even more and all splendid plans that has for everyone.

    For this reason, today at The Lofttown, your residence in Barcelona, we share a list with the best plans for April that you can’t miss it, such as a good market’s selection, exhibitions, the most anticipated theatre plays, the concerts of the month and more plans for everyone.

    Are you ready to have the best of your stay with us?

    Next, we show you a list of super interesting ideas for you. Welcome to a new post of our blog with the best tips for our #TheLoftowners!

    SANT JORDI’S DAY IN BARCELONA

    The love and culture are a classic in the Catalan capital. However, in Catalonia, Sant Jordi’s day is celebrated every year on 23rd of April the Sant Jordi’s day, when the couple and friends give each other a rose and a book. Regardless the order and gender.

    For that, since many years in Barcelona this typical and beautiful exchange of gifts has been carried out, which is not only for the couples but is also between family and friends.

    Actually, the gender of the rose and of books has been changed a lot and is normal that a man receives a rose and a woman a book.

    The atmosphere is usually in the city center, especially in the Plaza Catalunya, Las Ramblas, Paseo de Garcia and the main squares of the quarters of the city.

    Here you can find the people enjoys a festival day, walking through the large number of stalls that sell roses and books throughout Barcelona.

    HOLY WEEK IN BARCELONA

    This 2022 the holy week is during the month of April, for that the city is full of tourists eager to discover the essence of Barcelona.

    However, as these are very special dates, which is when the majority of Barcelonans choose to leave the city, keep in mind that the main quarters of Barcelona always organize cultural and religious events in commemoration of Easter.

    For this, we recommend you to investigate through the webs of the city hall or just get lost in the city and let it surprise at your own rhythm and style. Finally, you can visit the main churches of the city, such as the Sagrada Familia, The cathedral of Barcelona or the the Cathedral of the Sea among many others.

    FERIA DE ABRIL IN CATALUNIA

    Although the Feria of April is an authentic celebration of Seville, in the recent years it has also been celebrated in other corners of the Spanish territory, like in Barcelona.

    Due the great Andalusian immigration in Catalonia, the Feria of April is also celebrated in the Catalan capital with a great commercial success that lasts until May.

    So, if you like to know more culture outside of Barcelona, we invite you to discover the essence of Seville and its costumes on the esplanade of the Parc of Forum where you can enjoy of Live music, dances and typical food with the best atmosphere of the Flamenco tradition that you cannot miss.

    HANDMADE FESTIVAL BARCELONA

    Barcelona is a city full of creative entrepreneurs. For this reason, exits a tendency to consume articles made by hand and by local artists who are in word fashion.

    With this concept was born with great success The Handmade Festival, which is an event that bring together designers, artists and creatives of handmade that their focus on creating handmade products.

    In this festival you can enjoy the biggest creation of the best craftsmen in the city that will surprise you.

    EXPOSITION WORLD PRESS PHOTO

    The most important international exposition of Photojournalism lands in Barcelona every year. So, take note in your diary because during this month of April and May you will be able to see in Barcelona the best workers of Photojournalism of the world that attract many foreign visitors and that meet at the CCCB Contemporary Center of Modern art in the heart of Barcelona.

    MARATHONS OF APRIL

    Barcelona is perfect for running and that is why it is not surprising that several marathons are held in the Catalan Capital. In this reason, April is not an exception and it is when two of the cures with the most reception among the public coincide during this month. We refer the course of firefighters and the course of Corte Ingles.

    Both options you need to pay and each year they are filled with thousands of participants. For this reason, if you are an athlete and want to leave your mark in a marathon in Barcelona, we recommend that you sign up for one of these two important courses. We are sure that you will have a great time touring the city in a unique way.

    BARCELONA OPEN BANC SABADELL

    The lovers of Tennis in Barcelona, have a mandatory appointment during the month of April. We are referring to the Trofeo Conde Godó, as it was formerly known, and where the best tennis players in the world meet in mid-April for two weeks to play the tennis tournament on clay.

    We encourage you to see your world tennis stars

    CONCERTS IN BARCELONA DURING APRIL

    During the month of April there are great concerts in the Catalan capital.

    For example, C. Tangana and her tour Without singing or tuning on April 23, Nothing but Thieves on April 25, Lang Lang on April 22, Novo Amor on April 24, Wizard of Oz on April 30, The Death South on April 21, Eagles of Death Metal, Trentemoller on April 12, Che Sudaka on 30 April among others.

    Looking forward to April in Barcelona?

    We sure do! Especially now that you know how to do it with the plans, we shared with you today!

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    Enjoy April in Barcelona!