Easter week will be celebrated from the 9th to the 17th of April. If you have days off, enjoy your Easter holidays in Barcelona.
Make the most of your Easter holidays in Barcelona with our guide for an exciting getaway.
In our blog post about Spring in Barcelona we told you that Holy week is the ideal time to visit Barcelona’s cathedral and other churches in the city like the impressive Santa María del Mar in the Born district, one of our favorite churches in Barcelona.
The Sagrada Família by Antoni Gaudí will project special lighting shows on its Passion façade during Holy Week, on April 10, 11 and 12 from 8pm to 10pm. The light show will be free and open to everyone.
In this Easter season in Barcelona you will not find Easter eggs in the city but you will can taste other very sweet alternatives such as ‘Les Mones’, a rich cake decorated with chocolates eggs or the bunyols of Quaresma a sweet made with fried flour and sugar.
This week in which spring begins will be very green and sustainable. March 22 will be held the World Water Day, Saturday 25 will be held the Earth Hour and March 26 we will return to daylight saving time.
The World Water Day is the 22nd of March and at the Hotel Barcelona Princess we are aware (#Hotelscompromesos) of the importance of water. That is why; within our sustainable project “360 ° Princess & You” the hotel includes specific actions like installing filters in the faucets and showers of the rooms to reduce water consumption.
On Saturday, March 25 this Hotel in Barcelona will join Earth Hour 2017 campaign by WWF as a sign of its concern for sustainability and the environment and to show its public commitment.
So, this Saturday, March 25 from 20:30 to 21:30h, the Hotel Barcelona Princess will turn off the lights of its exterior luminous signs including its emblematic PRINCESS sign.
The last Hotel Tapa Tour edition was a success, for this reason next May the Hotel Tapa Tour will return to Barcelona to celebrate its second edition from 4 to 14 May 2017.
During 10 days you will can enjoy the best hotels 4 and 5 stars in Barcelona and taste its gastronomy made tapas with a glass of wine or cava.
Each hotel in Barcelona will offer two tapas. One tapa to contest that will be judged by a jury, the second one will be a solidarity tapa whose benefits will be destined to a good cause. In addition, the public can vote for their favorite tapas.
There will be 9 routes: La Rambla, Urquinaona, Poble Sec-Sants, Poblenou, Gran Vía, Marítima, Zona Alta de Barcelona, Eixample Izquierda and Eixample Derecha. The hotel Hesperia Tower will be out of route.
The two urban hotels in Barcelona (Barcelona Princess & Negresco Princess) of the chain Princess Hotels & Resorts will participate in the Hotel Tapa Tour 2017. And not only that, in addition the chefs of both hotels have accepted the challenge of this edition
16 hotels in the city open their doors from March to July to offer the best vermouth of Barcelona accompanied by the best atmosphere and gastronomy.
The Hotel Negresco Princess is one of them and it invites you to The Corner by Princess, its restaurant Bar located at street level in a typical corner of the Eixample of Barcelona.
Ask for the Negre-mut, our gastronomic offer that includes Vermouth, a tin can with a delicious assortment of cockles, mussels, clams and obviously our Negre-mut includes Corominas chips.
Pedro, Chef of the Hotel Barcelona Princess, will leave Barcelona for a few days to attend Congreso del producto y la gastronomía de los Pirineos (Congress of the product and gastronomy of the Pyrenees).
This congress will be held from 18 to 21 March at the Palacio de Congresos in Huesca. More than a congress will be a space to share experiences among restuarant business, the food industry, chefs, wine experts, foodies and in general for the lovers of the gastronomy.
There will be renowned figures of gastronomy,for example Alberto Ferruz, chef of the BonAmb restaurant in Alicante, Charo Val, chef of La Alacena del Gourmet Catering & Events, from Ibiza; Guy Espagnacq, chef of the restaurant Le Petit Gourmand in Tarbes; Óscar García, chef of the Baluarte restaurant in Soria, Guillermo Cruz and Ramón Perisé Moré, sommelier and cook of the Restaurant Mugaritz in Rentería; Manuel Godet, chef of the restaurant L’Impreinte in Tarbes; Ricardo Sanz, chef of the restaurant Kabuki in Madrid and from Barcelona, Pedro Montolio, chef of the Barcelona Princess Hotel.
Pedro Montolio and David Bourg were winners of the first semifinal of Barcelona of the CCA and they will be in the final of the 7th edition of this contest Concurso Cocinero del Año – CCA (Best Chef of the Year) but on Tuesday, March 21 they will be attend at the presentation and show cooking “La cocina de la trufa negra de Huesca” (The cuisine of the Black truffle in Huesca) where they will prepare three delicious tapas with truffle of Huesca as ingredient.