Don’t you know where are you going to spend your next holidays? How about a beach destination? Would you prefer spending these days surrounded by mountains? Are you a lover of big cities, or do you love relaxing in small medieval villages?
Anyway, you don’t have to give only one answer. If your answer is “all of them”, Barcelona is waiting for you!
The Catalan capital has beaches and it is also surrounded by hills. Furthermore, you can enjoy the cosmopolitan environment of one of the most beautiful cities of the world, or visiting small towns with medieval charm that will make you feel strongly connected to nature.
So, don’t hesitate and find the best holiday apartments in Barcelona. Here we present you different neighborhoods of Barcelona where you will discover this amazing city. Your Catalan adventures is about to start!
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Las Ramblas is one of the most famous avenues not only in Barcelona, but also in the whole world. They are a long promenade that allows us walking from Plaza Catalunya to the port area.
In this beautiful walk along Las Ramblas, we will find a lot of street artists (musicians, mimes, jugglers, dancers…). They are a big attraction for all those who take a relaxing stroll. Important theaters such as El Liceu and Teatro Principal are also located in this emblematic street. And we can’t miss the charming Boqueria Market or the breathtaking Columbus Monument.
Taking all this into consideration, Las Ramblas is an exiting area to stay while visiting Barcelona.
Gothic neighborhood is considered by many people the jewel of the crown in Barcelona. The historic center is the oldest area of the city, and we can breathe the gothic culture and art while visiting this astonishing neighborhood.
Walking along its streets, we find gothic pieces of art such as Barcelona’s Cathedral, Casa Martí (also known as Els Quatre Gats) or St. Felip Neri Church, located in a small and beautiful square.
El Born was the neighborhood of aristocracy, but nowadays it is a popular area with unique charm.
Traditional business together with modern stores and galleries, a promenade surrounded by palms, a market used as cultural center where we can enjoy archeological remains, Picasso’s Museum… all these and much more can be found in this maze made of narrow streets.
El Born has hundreds of cultural possibilities, but it is also a great area where we can enjoy the best tastes of Catalan gastronomy.
Eixample – Sagrada Familia
This is probably the most cosmopolitan neighborhood of the city. The iconic modernistic buildings of Passeig de Gràcia, together with luxurious shops and restaurants, and one of the most famous churches in the world, Sagrada Familia, are some examples of the great possibilities Eixample neighborhood offers.
Eixample is one of the most centric areas of Barcelona, and it has the best transport connections: bus, train, metro… all the main means of transport have their stop in this neighborhood.
A perfect location, beautiful places to visit and good transport connections make of Eixample a great are to stay.