Forget Halloween and enjoy the more gentle Catalan tradition of the castanyada. Head to your local square and bakery and celebrate October 31st with an autumnal feast of freshly roasted chestnuts, sweet potatoes and marzipan panellets.
TERROR IN SITGES
Head to Sitges between October 9th and 18th for this annual celebration of horror and fantasy cinema and a packed programme of classics and new releases. See here for details.
BECOME A DJ
Fancy yourself as a DJ? The Siranga Music and DJ Academy is offering beginner and advanced courses in the art of spinning discs. The week-long beginner course costs €300. Find out more here.
CRUNCH SOME LEAVES
Take the ferrocarril to Baixador de Vallvidrera and enjoy an autumnal walk around the Pantano de Vallvidrera. Flat and scenic, and perfect for a gentle Sunday afternoon.
PLAY PING PONG
The city generously supplies ping pong tables in many parks and you can get kitted out in Decathlon for less than €10. True enthusiasts can head to Luz de Gas for a drink and a match at Ping Pong Fridays.