“Sant Joan” festivity

21st June, 2013 / / No Comments

“Sant Joan” festivity is one of the most celebrated nights of the year in the Catalan Countries. Not only because it is known as the Fire Night, Witches Night or even Blond Night, but because it is the shortest one of the year, just when the summer solstice begins.

Throwing firecrackers and other fireworks as well as meeting friends over the fire while enjoying a good piece of Coca’s cake, are some of the traditions that take part each 23rd of June.

At Twentytú we don’t want to miss any chance to have fun by your side. This is why next Sunday 23rd of June we will be more than happy to count on you at our flat roof party.

You will have the opportunity to take a drink and a piece of coca cake all along with music and the best views of Barcelona. All for just 3 euro! And those who don’t want a fleeting night we will take you to the beach where you will be able to continue the party as long as you want.

Go and get your ticket for the Catalan festivity of the year!

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A night in Barcelona like a local

17th June, 2013 / / No Comments

Ready to party in Barcelona?

In our activity “Live the night like a local” we will spend a night in Barcelona visiting 3 bars and we will end up in one of the best town’s club. You will be able to enjoy 3 beers while getting a free entrance to the club!

Information

  • Meeting point: Hostal reception
  • Start: 10.00 pm every Friday and Saturday night
  • Price: 12 Euros
  • Including: 3 drinks, discount for the second drink and club ticket.
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Rooftop Wake Up Sessions

11th June, 2013 / / No Comments

Would you like to travel to the inside? Join the Rooftop Wake Up Sessions, an opportunity to enjoy life through movement.

We offer a space to connect with yourself, a place to revitalize and nurture your senses, thoughts and feelings, with a fresh mix of different Body Movement techniques.

Come up and give yourself a good treat!

Enjoy an inner tour to yourself and feel the pleasure of feeling real in Barcelona. Welcome the city in you

Information

  • Place: Hostel flat roof
  • Start: Saturday 8.30 a.m
  • Price:  FREE SERVICE based on voluntary tips
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Sónar 2013

10th June, 2013 / / No Comments

After the recent success of Primavera Sound festival, the 20th edition of one of the season’s most expected musical events: Sonar International Festival of Advanced Music and New Media Art. This famous festival arrives next June 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th at Barcelona to live up to audience’s expectations. During the day the show will take place at Fira de Barcelona-where it has been transferred- while at night tha action will move to Fira Gran Via, the summit of the big night show.

So if you want to enjoy a broad repertory of today’s music, combined with both new media and digital creations, Sonar is the opportunity to delight yourselves with live performances of some of the biggest names of the international music scene.

Last but not least, after an intensive day you can take rest at Twentytú Hi-Tech Hostel, one of the most comfortable and sustainable hostels in Barcelona. Wether you came on your own or in group, we have different kinds of rooms and state of the art facilities to suit everybody’s needs. Furthermore we are located in 22arroba district, an area well connected to public transportation from which you can easily go to the music festival. Not only that but we are also 2 steps from Las Glorias shopping mall and just a short walk from the beach!

We are waiting for you!

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Catalan Responsible Tourism Awards

27th May, 2013 / / No Comments

Remaining true to our main premise, Twentytú will take part next October into the 2013 Catalan Responsible Tourism Awards, a recognition granted  by the Congress of sustainable tourism.

Every distinction is an achievement for us, especially if we can count on your support while meeting our goals.

There are too many ways to be responsible and this is the main message of these awards, created with the aim of recognizing outstanding achievements in responsible tourism. Bearing this in mind, the prize pay tribute to the following: the best small and large accommodation, the best contribution to the local economy, the best provider of accessible and inclusive tourism, the best provider of responsible excursions, the best in cultural heritage management through tourism, the best in natural heritage and environment protection through tourism and finally the best new initiative in responsible tourism.

If you are familiar with our service we would be very grateful if you nominate us in the category of ‘Responsible tourism’. You just have to send an email to rtd7awards@gmail.com with the information below:

  • Company Name
  • Contact details of the company (e-mail, telephone and name of contact person) if available
  • Category nominating in
  • The reason for the nomination
  • Your details as nominator (name, contact details)

Nominations will close on May 31st! You have till this date to make your contribution to this sustainable project!

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Twentytú, new member of Barcelona Sustainable Tourism

17th May, 2013 / / No Comments

In today’s post we are happy to announce Twentytu’s collaboration in Barcelona Sustainable Tourism. The new program created by the organization ‘Turisme de Barcelona’ aims to promote sustainable city tourism, a goal Twentytú wants to be part of and it has been able to join it thanks to the A rating  given by the European certification of energy efficiency.

Twentytú has achieved a place in a project that opens participation to businesses that contribute environmentally, economically and socially to sustainability; with the purpose to position Barcelona as a reputable destination. What is more, Barcelona Sustainable Tourism tries to raise awareness about sustainability and encourages people to get to know  Barcelona as a city committed  to environmental sustainability.

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Bike Tour

15th May, 2013 / / No Comments

The bike tour will head over to ‘La Barceloneta’, the neighborhood where the old part of the city joins the sea. There you will find an interesting mix of superb disco clubs, lovely beach bars and a great number of seafood restaurants.

Our tour continues through “El Raval” Formerly known, (well, it continues to be somehow) as the Red District. This part of Barcelona has been for centuries home of nightclubs, cabarets and taverns where sailors used to have fun after reaching the local port.

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Barcelona walking tour

14th May, 2013 / / No Comments

Duration: 3h

Get ready to enjoy a free Barcelona walking tour tour over 2000 years of history. We will walk along an ancient city full of local markets, monuments and narrow streets while getting to know remote secret places such as little romantic squares as well as streets with an interesting story behind.
Friday and Sunday the Free walking tour goes through the Old Town whereas on Saturday we plan to visit the Modernist district and some Gaudi masterpieces.

Sign up now!

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Cooking experience

14th May, 2013 / / No Comments

Duration: 3h

Price: 15 euros

Enjoy our Live Cooking Experience in Barcelona while you learn from our Chef how to use Spanish ingredients to make some typical dishes that will impress your friends and family when going back home!
On Friday you will find out how to prepare the king of the Spanish dishes: an excellent Spanish Paella! In contrast, on Saturday you will make a mix of ‘tapas’ and you’ll be taught how to make Sangria, a traditional Spanish drink.
The activity will take place at our awesome roof terrace, where you can relax and chill out with others fellow travelers!

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Nautical experience tour

11th May, 2013 / / No Comments

Have fun while sailing the Mediterranean sea! Even if it is your first time, you will have the opportunity of a nautical experience tour to end up the experience sailing a boat.

ENJOY THIS UNIQUE EXPERIENCE with an instructor!

Now it´s time to sail! Come and enjoy the breeze of the Mediterranean…You will feel the unique sensation of moving on water and being led by our instructor you will sail a boat!

Enjoy unique town views from the coastline!

Information

Tour start:  Saturdays at 4.30 pm

Lenght: 2 hours

Including

  • Medical insurance
  • Life vest
  • Use of lockers and changing rooms

If you need more details just ask in our reception.

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