Summer hot spots

One of Europe’s main holiday destinations, Catalonia has a wide variety of tourist sights to suit just about all tastes and budgets

A Welshman’s view of a sinister Girona

Chris Lloyd has published his third crime novel in pure Nordic noir style set in the provincial capital with a Mossa d’Esquadra policewoman as the protagonist

In two worlds

Why did you leave Catalonia?I left for two reasons. First of all, because once I finished my studies in the university, I wanted new experiences, to learn from a new place, from its people, its language;...

Eduard Crespo

Fleca Balmes

Eastern fascination

Why did you leave Catalonia?I moved to Beijing because of a good career opportunity. I had always wanted to work abroad, so I applied for the ad for teachers that the Insitut Ramon Llull published a couple...

Manel Marcè

Artisan cheesemaker

Marcela Topor
from the editor
Marcela Topor

Getting ready for a busy summer

Neil Stokes
Neil Stokes

Everything on our doorstep

Matthew Tree
Long-term resident
Matthew Tree

Out of the mouths of babes

Gemma Busquets
Gemma Busquets

Watching the series bubble

els bastards
Jordi Taulats

13 reasons to watch '13 Reasons Why'

viewpoint. brett hetherington
Journalist and writer/

The quiet one


Montserrat boy choir gears up for US tour


Catalan firms increase spending on personnel

Some 35% of Catalan companies increased their spending on human resources in 2016. That is according to the Guia del Mercat Laboral 2017 from the Hays consultancy. Nevertheless, more than half (56%) of...


New CaixaBank prize recognises businesswomen

CaixaBank has launched a prize recognising female business executives. The prize will be given to the Spanish representative at the IWEC 2017 awards, to be held at Microsoft HQ in Seattle on November 14,...

Anna Espelt

Eduard Crespo

Dolors Sans

In two worlds

Eastern fascination

Bremen, full of surprises

Summer hot spots

Sónar: 'a unique cultural platform'

Claiming the stage

Narcís Prat

In defence of water

Club corner. Subscriber from Barcelona

Meet the members!

There is always a Plan B

Romanticising the fight against Franco

A Welshman’s view of a sinister Girona

daniel pALOMERAS. GP and writer

Charles Bovary 'Officier de Santé'

Food for thought

Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through Pla de Bages


Ebre Delta mussels

Quantum leap

THE YOUTUBE phenomenom

Profession: YouTuber

Futuroscope.  Foto:ARCHIVE

Step into the future

Girona, June 2016
Photo: quim puig

The night of bonfires and coca

Girona, March 2016

Holy Week

catalonia, october

Mad about mushrooms

Join our ECClub to enjoy English language and culture in Catalonia Whether you are a native English speaker who wants cultural activities in your mother tongue or a Catalan who wants to improve and practise your English, Catalonia Today has just the thing for you. For less than six euros a month, our English Culture Club offers a whole world of activities, resources and reading groups held in Abacus stores around the country. More information at Here are a few of our specials for this month:

  • Cinema

    Every Thursday in Cinemes de Palamós, every day in Girona’s Cinema Truffaut and Wednesday to Sundays at Cinemes Girona in Barcelona. Get a great price with your ECClub card.