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Top 5 Barcelona Neighborhoods for Tourists

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Looking for the perfect location for a family getaway? Read on to find out where you need to be.

When you are planning a holiday, nothing matters as much as the destination you choose. The area you visit makes that difference between a normal and an extraordinary holiday – obviously, no one would knowingly choose the former over the latter. So if you are planning to head out to Barcelona, here are some ideas on the best places to go.

Neighborhoods(photo by: ooznu)

Gracia
While all the other areas in Barcelona are special, Gracia is one zone with an exceptional ambiance and this explains why tourists throng the neighborhood every other time. The classy bars, first-rate malls and alluring architecture are all things tourists love to sample. Consider booking accommodation at Vacation Rental Gracia 2 if you want to have a good feel of the area.

Gotico
Narrow streets, a lively atmosphere and a historic charm are some of the things that characterize Barcelona’s Gotico neighborhood. Gotico is where the city began; therefore most of its architecture is medieval. It also has great hotels including Hotel Gotico, which is a favorite for many visitors.

Eixample
Eixample was set up as an extension of the city, thus it has some of the oldest buildings. Even so, Eixample is a very secure neighborhood, with large avenues and grid lined streets. If you are travelling to this region with a large group, you can be confident of luxury and comfort at the rental apartments in Vacation Rental Whotells Eixample.

El Born
Located between Ciutadella Park and Barcelona’s Gotico (Gothic Quarter) El born houses the legendary Picasso Museum. With its cozy cafes and exclusive boutiques, it is certainly one of the best zones in Barcelona. El Born Apartment can provide you with a great place to take a rest after you visit all those marvelous locations in El Born.

The Rambla
The Rambla is located close to Gotico, and just a walk down its streets is bound to give a breathtaking experience. There are plenty of statues and birds to admire at every stop, and with the numerous pavement cafes lining the streets; it’s easy to get a quick refreshment as you get on with the sightseeing. If you wish to get pampered during your vacation, Hotel Royal Ramblas can assure you of that and more.

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  1. Clayton says:
    August 25th, 2013 at 5:06 pm

    It’s also nice to know that you can get back and forth between these neighborhoods pretty easily since they are close together, and the metro takes care of the rest. I used a day pass on the metro to make it easier to see several Gaudi locations in a day.


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