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Agenda: Bellesguard, morning and night. Come to the Markets!

Agenda: Bellesguard, morning and night. Come to the Markets!

By: Bellesguard Team Torre Bellesguard is much more than a monument. It has also become a cultural space, promoting the realization of concerts, workshops, and exhibitions. Additionally, Bellesguard offers its beautiful spaces for private events, company meetings, and advertising, film, and TV shoots. We enjoy being a meeting point and moving forward with exciting projects. […]

Guess what? Hake a la Roger de Lluría. Bon Appetit!

Guess what? Hake a la Roger de Lluría. Bon Appetit!

By: Ferran Garcés Soon we will open the doors to EAT GAUDI. Remember: the weekend of June 7, 8 and 9, 2024. A weekend in which we will be open morning and afternoon. EAT GAUDI is the only gastronomic market that is organized in a work by Antoni Gaudí. For more information, and to make […]

Bellesguard: A Poetic Refuge of Spring through Time

Bellesguard: A Poetic Refuge of Spring through Time

By: Ferran Garcés Yesterday was the beginning of spring. Torre Bellesguard is an ideal place to enjoy it, thanks to the surrounding nature. Let’s remember that it is located at the foot of the Tibidabo mountain and is surrounded by a garden also designed by Gaudí. Moreover, the history of the property, full of legends […]

You know what? A balcony inside the house…

You know what? A balcony inside the house…

By: Ferran Garcés The word balcony originated between the 5th and 8th centuries, during the time when the Goths, a Germanic people, settled in the Italian region of the Po Valley, known as Lombardy, and left evidence of their stay with words like balko, which means “beam”. Gradually, the word evolved into balcone (Italian), balcón […]

Agenda: let the music play, don’t stop!

Agenda: let the music play, don’t stop!

By: Bellesguard Team Music has always been one of Gaudí’s great passions. It is no different for Torre Bellesguard. Even when the pandemic forced us to pause, we initiated a series of concerts to maintain the connection between musicians and their audience. You can find a summary of all the concerts on our YouTube channel: […]

Do you know what? An outdoor mosaic museum

Do you know what? An outdoor mosaic museum

By: Ferran Garcés Bellesguard can be seen as an outdoor mosaic museum. To emphasize this approach, in the previous entry, they talked about the visit of Joan Moliner, an individual who is dedicated to individually recovering, valuing, and preserving the city’s mosaics. Many times, the mosaics he finds end up in trash containers as a […]

Agenda: Joan Moliner’s visit, collector of tiles and paving stones

Agenda: Joan Moliner’s visit, collector of tiles and paving stones

  By: Ferran Garcés In the urban hustle and bustle, we often overlook true works of art that are right under our feet. It’s surprising what people discard on the streets, unaware that some are genuine works of art, some designed by influential artists such as Antoni Gaudí, Domènech i Muntaner, Puig i Cadafalch, or […]

Did you know? The Legends of Bellesguard

Did you know? The Legends of Bellesguard

By: Ferran Garcés A common question from visitors is whether there is any ghost haunting Bellesguard. The Gothic appearance of the building, especially on rainy autumn and winter days, easily sparks the imagination. The answer is no. Perhaps due to the prohibition sign for gnomes and ghosts that the Guilera family left when they were […]

Did you know? The Phoenix and the spiral, symbols of an era

Did you know? The Phoenix and the spiral, symbols of an era

By: Ferran Garcés We have started the year talking about the animal symbols of Bellesguard. We have also mentioned that the tower was built in two phases. The first, from 1900 to 1909, is led by Gaudí. The second, around 1916, corresponds to Domènec Sugrañes, one of his closest collaborators (he would continue the Sagrada […]

Guess what? Bellesguard’s Bestiary II: Roosters, Lions, and Horses

Guess what? Bellesguard’s Bestiary II: Roosters, Lions, and Horses

By: Ferran Garcés Taking advantage of the feast of Saint Anthony Abbot, the patron saint of animals, last Friday, we began a series of articles about Bellesguard’s peculiar bestiary. The first installment took us to the fish in the exterior mosaics of the main façade (link to the article). Today, we’ll continue with the fauna […]