La Mercé; Barcelona’s Biggest Street Festival

Throughout the summer, each ‘barrio’ (neighbourhood) in the Catalan capital of Barcelona hosts its annual street party, showcasing papier-maché sculptures, elaborate decorations, free music concerts, fire-runs (corre foc) and human towers. Fiesta de la Mercè is like the Big Mamma of all the festivals livin’ it up throughout the Gothic Quarter (el Barrio Gotico).   History […]