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Barcelona Travel Guide 2020: What to Do & Where to Stay

Barcelona Travel Guide 2020: What to Do & Where to Stay

Travelers planning this year’s vacation should opt for Barcelona and stay at the five-star Majestic Hotel & Spa


BARCELONA, Spain (February 21, 2020)  – Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona, the five-star luxury hotel that is as iconic as it is emblematic of the Spanish city’s lifestyle architecture and society, showcases the very best of Barcelona and offers guests experiences that are unlike any they have enjoyed in previous travel. With a series of exciting events set to take place this year, travelers should put the Catalan capital on their travel list for 2020 to enjoy several cultural offerings and indulge in uttermost luxury.


Below are a few vibrant events taking place in the Catalan capital this year:


  • Saint Jordi (April 23) – During the world-renowned Sant Jordi Day taking place throughout the Catalonia region, including Barcelona, a host of activities will occur in the city and on Passeig de Gracia – the area’s most famous boulevard and within Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona. Sant Jordi Day is the quintessential celebration in Barcelona, embodying Catalan culture and romance – two elements that so accurately represents the diverse city. With its ideal location, Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona is the perfect starting point to enjoy all the city’s festivities.


  • Spanish Grand Prix (May 10) – Hosted in Barcelona, the Spanish Grand Prix is all about high-speed and adrenaline. The Circuit de Catalunya will welcome the world’s talented drivers to race the tracks on May 10th. For the luxury and thrill-seeking travelers left with the urge to race a car, Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona offers guests the opportunity to hand-pick a luxury vehicle, including a Lamborghini, Ferrari or Porsche, to drive around the city. After taking in Barcelona’s vibrant streets, guests will then race at a professional racetrack. Located on the outskirts of Barcelona, travelers can select additional 500-horsepower exotic cars to drive once at the track, an experience that is as unforgettable as it is heart-pumping


  • Barcelona Hotel Terrace Week (June 7 – 16) – Barcelona Hotel Terrace Week marks the beginning of the summer season in the city. Organized by the Barcelona Hotel Association, many hotels in the Catalan capital arrange a series of leisure and cultural activities on their respective terraces. A yearly participant, Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona’s renovated rooftop terrace, La Dolce Vitae, conveys a sense of luxury and coziness that allows guests to enjoy views of the city’s remarkable landmarks, including its most popular, Sagrada Familia.


At the trendy rooftop terrace, regarded as one of Europe’s best, spectacular views and an inviting atmosphere are served with a renewed menu that includes fresh flavors, unique ingredients and high-quality products, curated by the hotel’s gastronomic advisor and Michelin-Star Chef Nandu Jubany and Executive Chef David Romero.


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“In the world of great luxury hotels, the old is now the new,” – that’s what the experts say when speaking of hotels with such profound tradition and history like Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona. Since opening in 1918, the five-star hotel owned by the Soldevila-Casals family has played an emblematic role in Barcelona architecture, society and lifestyle, hosting notable guests such as Ernest Hemingway and Antonio Machado. Led by interior designer Antonio Obrador, the neo-classical French style property has completed a five-year renovation and has reclaimed its place among the iconic landmarks of the vibrant city.


With a privileged location in the heart of Barcelona on stylish Passeig de Gràcia, the 271-room property is home to an unmatched 1,000-piece art collection with works by artists such as Antoni Tàpies and Josep Guinovart. Under the direction of Michelin star Chef Nandu Jubany, a robust gastronomic offering is highlighted by the Majestic Breakfast Experience, named Europe’s Best Breakfast in 2018 by Prix Villégiature. Additionally, The Leading Hotels of the World, a prestigious organization that represents independent luxury hotels from around the world, recognized the property with the Remarkably Uncommon award in 2018; the hotel has been a member of the organization since December 2014.Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona is also home to the city’s largest suite, a 5,000-square-foot penthouse with capacity for six, a dining room, two panoramic terraces and access to a personal butler and chauffeur.