Barcelona Neighborhoods

Barri Gòtic

Barri Gòtic, Barcelona

Barcelona’s oldest district is by no means its dullest, and thanks to its winding medieval streets and star attractions like La Seu Cathedral and Plaça del Rei, residents and visitors of all ages and ... more

El Raval

El Raval, Barcelona

Despite El Raval’s reputation as one of Barcelona’s shabbiest and most intimidating districts, it undoubtedly boasts some of the trendiest bars in town. Populated by a diverse mix of immigrants, ... more

Gràcia

Gràcia, Barcelona

Thanks to a flourishing creative and social scene, the residential Gràcia neighborhood has enjoyed an increasingly hip reputation and exudes a unique vibe. Indeed, the area’s laid-back squares and village ... more

La Ribera / El Born

La Ribera / El Born, Barcelona

Though similar to Barri Gòtic in its medieval appearance, La Ribera distinguishes itself through its bohemian flavor, largely created by the artsy, intellectual residents and visitors that frequent it. ... more

Las Ramblas

Las Ramblas, Barcelona

While Las Ramblas’ central location and selection of neighborhood bars and restaurants makes it an ideal place to soak up some local atmosphere, this pulsating artery of the city is also a popular destination for ... more

L'Eixample

L'Eixample, Barcelona

The sprawling area of L’Eixample – which literally means “The Addition” – was tacked onto Barcelona to house the city’s growing population once the Old Town ran out of space. Not surprisingly, then, ... more

Montjuic

Montjuic, Barcelona

An expansive wooded hill with a flattened top, Montjuic (Jewish Mountain) stretches between the city and sea and offers a rich array of cultural sites and sporting activities including a sprawling fortress, the ... more

Poblenou

Poblenou, Barcelona

Technically part of L'Eixample, the expansive neighborhood of Poblenou has seen quite the resurgence in recent years, buoyed in large part by renovations that stemmed from Barcelona hosting the 1992 Olympics. As ... more

Poble Sec

Poble Sec, Barcelona

Extending out from the center of the bustling and picturesque Avinguda del Paral·lel, Poble Sec is a largely residential neighborhood that still manages to offer a good assortment of bustling cafés and ... more

Port Olimpic / Barceloneta

Port Olimpic / Barceloneta, Barcelona

One of the most popular spots in Barcelona, Barceloneta Beach in Barceloneta provides an expanse of sand that offers plenty in the way of sunbathing, swimming, water sports, beach games, or just relaxing with a ... more

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