Pronouncing the name of this district may not be easy for many foreigners, but getting lost in the streets of L’Eixample doesn’t usually present a problem. This modern area of Barcelona was designed by the engineer Cerdà in the middle of the 19th century. The old town created in the Middle Ages could no longer accommodate all its inhabitants, so the center needed an extension (which is what its name Eixample means in Catalan).
If you are planning to come to Barcelona for your next holidays you’ve done a pretty good decision. In this Spanish city you will find all the cultural offer of a European city together with nice climate and grate gastronomy of the Mediterranean countries. No wonder why Barcelona is one of the most visited cities in the country.
Do you want to live the experience of having an apartment comfortably arranged in the heart of Barcelona? The Eixample is your neighborhood! A district amidst monuments and daily local life in Barcelona, where you can enjoy beautiful buildings and unique corners as you flee from the mass tourism that surrounds other corners of this wonderful city. And within the Eixample, where should be located our apartment for rent?
You have decided to visit Barcelona, wise decision! Now you just have to organize the perfect trip and decide what to visit and where to stay. When it comes to accommodation, the same question always pops up: shall we stay in a hotel or rent an apartment? Don’t worry, we can help you make you the right decision.
If there is a district that summarizes perfectly the architectural character of Barcelona, with a more traditional side, it is unmistakably the Eixample district, and within this district, the neighborhood “Eixample Esquerra”. Below you’ll find the reasons that explain why this neighborhood is the perfect place to feel the spirit of the city from your apartments while you never lose sight of the charms of the monumental Barcelona.
El Raval is a neighbourhood of high contrasts: currently the largest example of gentrification (together with Poblenou) in Barcelona, still retains its character and strong personality that make it so famous, and gathers several contemporary architectural works that makes it a hybrid picture where tradition and modernity coexist harmoniously.
Barcelona is a city constituted by several neighbourhoods. Its charm is spread over different corners but there are some neighbourhoods which are mandatory during our visit. While other cities concentrate all their charm in the old town, the Catalan capital, offers different attractions for tourists in every district. In this article, we want to look at those neighbourhoods where tourists can have a walk, but also where they can rent the best apartment in Barcelona to stay for some days.
What is the best way to enjoy a city? Maybe just visiting the main monuments, attractions and having a place to rest at night, but… if we really want to enjoy it, we must do it by fully living it. It is what we will discuss in this article: how to enjoy the city from an apartment in Barcelona.
Barcelona is known for being a city where the visitor has not only the centre and the old town but there are many other places to visit and move around. All Barcelona is a monumental city and in each of its neighbourhoods we can find an element of beauty, charm or the right atmosphere for a visit. In short, Barcelona is a city that lives and enjoys its neighbourhoods. One of them, the Born, is becoming increasingly a must-see in Barcelona.
Barcelona is a very musical city. An excellent infrastructure where consistently the best concerts are held in the Palau Sant Jordi, Olympic Stadium and the Palau de la Música, joins together with the capacity to hold three festivals of first order such as Sónar, Primavera Sound and Cruïlla. These festivals increasingly attract foreign public thanks to a renowned program with the best artists of different music genres.
This foreign public seeks the best apartments in Barcelona to attend their favorite shows without losing the essence and connection to the city. Therefore, we present the best apartments in Barcelona to enjoy these three festivals.