La Rambla's Festa Major is back with buildings decorated with flowers, among them the Arts Santa Mònica, the Gran Teatre del Liceu, the Columbus monument, the Maritime Museum and the Palau de la Virreina.
This is the big attraction of this year's Festival of Roses, on from October 5 to 11, a lovely time for locals and visitors to stroll along the popular avenue and appreciate the floral beauty. You'll also come across various activities, such as guided walks, performances, and live music.
Also during the festival different private and public cultural venues open their doors, offering free entry. To get in, however, you've got to book your free tickets in advance by calling 93 317 29 40. Participating venues are: Palau Güell, the Wax Museum, the Palau Moja, the Liceu, the Poliorama theatre, the Royal Academy of Science and Art (No 115), the Virreina and Arts Santa Mònica.