Ever tried Tapas? No? What are Tapas? They are a Spanish cuisine consisting of snacks and appetizers. Also known as Bocas, they can be served either hot or cold, and are now more commonly consumed at restaurants as meals. Come relax at Mariano Cubi while you dine at these fantastic Tapas restaurants!
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Barcelona is the dream place for dragon’s lovers. Indeed, dragons are part of the Catalan culture. The tales can be told through either the legend of Sant Jordi or the legend of Drakcelona.
According to the photograph Joseph Martinez, there is a thousand dragons around the city. So let’s have a look to the most famous ones and maybe you will discover some new while you are relaxing with your family at the Aparthotel Senator
At this time of the year, when Christians are preparing the Lent, it is time to dress up and enjoy colorful floats! Yes, you know where we are heading, to the Sitges’ Carnival! It Is one of the top 10 carnival in the world and during a week, the city is transformed. Come join us in our family hotel in Vilanova to enjoy this unique event! We wish you a lovely stay.
Columbus, one of the most famous historical figure of Spain. This is why, in 1888, for the Universal Exposition, the architect, Gaietà Buigas built this massive column. Pointing at the sea, he is dominating the city.
Columbus was born in Genova, Italy. He spends his life serving Spanish catholique monarques. This is why he landed in Barcelona when he came back from his first expedition. Let’s discover what the life was like at this time in Barcelona. We wish you a lovely stay with us at our aparthotel in Barcelona.
‘Día de los Reyes Magos’ is one of the most celebrated festivals in Barcelona, as well as the rest of Spain. On the 6th of January the whole city will come alive and people will be on the streets celebrating this public holiday. On this day the kids will be in the centre of attention, but the Three Wise Men will bring presents for the whole family. This year the event will take place on a Saturday, a unique opportunity for you and your family to visit Barcelona and experience it firsthand this year. We wish you a lovely stay at our family friendly hotel – Aparthotel Senator.
Sitges, a place that might not ring a bell at first, but a place that is definitely worth a visit. With more than 300 sunny days a year, it’s the perfect destination if you fancy the sun. This coastal town is located 35 km southwest from Barcelona and is better known as “Ibiza in miniature”. A perfect family destination with more than 300 sunny days a year. The town has its own history and is filled with picturesque cobbled streets and squares and with beautiful white houses. The promenade offers room for children to roller skate and cycle. Parents can stroll along while enjoying the view. Apart from the sunny days, the beach and the cultural heritage, this town offers more. We wish you a lovely stay at our familial hotel near Sitges.
The legendary origin of this traditional festival, declared National Interest, dates back to the early Middle Ages during a Saracen invasion. There are parades and dances, a set of four dances called the Ball Pla, Matadegolla, Contrapàs and Sardana Curta. The perfect entertainment for the whole family. We wish you a lovely stay at our hotel for family in Vilanova y la Geltrú!
Corpus Christi has been one of the biggest and most important annual events in Barcelona for centuries and this year will be no different! In honour of the holy communion, this religious festival is celebrated primarily with lively processions and traditional dances which are truly spectacular to see. We wish you a lovely stay at our hotel for family in Barcelona!
Vilanova y le Geltru is a place where you can do many things, but when you’re with the family some things are an absolute necessity; for instance… eating! Hungry kids will always remind you of that, so when they’re ravenous during your Vilanova y le Geltru exploration, it helps to know how to keep the whole family satiated. We wish you a wonderful stay in our family hotel in Vilanova y la Geltrú!
As early as the 19th century, Sitges has been a choice location for Bohemians. Artists, writers, musicians, poets and playwrights have all been attracted to this pretty little one-time fishing village. It was even popular spot for the likes of Santiago Rusiñol, a Spanish poet, playwright and painter who was considered to be one of the founders of Catalan modernism. We wish you a wonderful stay in our hotel for family in Vilanova y la Geltrú!