The first local festival of Casa Vicens

One year later, the Festa Major de Gràcia, the neighbourhood’s local festival, is about to arrive. This year’s edition is very special for Casa Vicens: this is its first local festival as a house-museum. First times are always important, so we don’t want to let the opportunity to participate in the festival pass us by. … Read more

The first summer

It’s the first ray of sunshine. The first ice cream. The first footprint on the sand. The first wave or the first dip in the river. The first tanned skins with shiny cheeks. The first photo. The first night when the heat breaks and you can take in the cool air in the garden or … Read more

The first Sant Jordi at Casa Vicens

Sant Jordi heralds the burst of spring, literary profusion and neighbourly joy. The streets overflow with adventure and people are filled with the gleaming intuition that good weather is on its way. This year, we are especially excited about the festivities because they will be the first that we open our doors open to the … Read more

An unfortunate incident

In the autumn of 1898, Casa Vicens was the scene of an unfortunate incident that was documented by newspapers such as La Publicidad, La Vanguardia, La Campana de Gràcia and others. We can also seek out additional information and inquire into how the neighbours perceived the building, for example. When conducting historical research, direct sources … Read more

Our neighbors in Gràcia

“Extraordinary,” “interesting,” and “different” is how some of the 1,700 residents of Gràcia’s Carrers de les Carolines and d’Aulèstia Pijoan described Casa Vicens during their visit to the house last weekend. At last they had the opportunity to explore the richly detailed interior of a historic building that has always been a special part of … Read more

Gràcias’s modernista buildings (II)

As a follow-up to World Tourism Day, we are posting the second part of our list of modernista buildings in Gràcia, a district that boasts the highest concentration of modernista structures in the world. Barcelona’s modernista heritage has helped make it a prime international tourist destination. Landmark buildings designed by Antoni Gaudí, the undisputed master … Read more
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