Barcelona by area

Where to shop, eat and more as you explore the bustling and varied neighbourhoods of Barcelona

Barceloneta & the Ports
Things to do

Barceloneta & the Ports

The city's seafront was ignored until 1992, when it underwent a massive transformation for the Olympics. The city now has seven kilometres of golden sands, running from the bustling Port Vell to the upscale Port Olímpic and beyond to the Fòrum

The Barri Gòtic
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The Barri Gòtic

A stroll through the medieval alleyways and secluded squares of the Old City is the best possible introduction to Barcelona

Gràcia
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Gràcia

You can't think of Gràcia without thinking of its 'Festa Major', a weeklong street fair and party that takes over the barrio

The Raval
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The Raval

Once a no-go area for tourists, the Raval is being transformed

Hotels by area

Eixample
Hotels

Eixample

Ciutat Vella
Hotels

Ciutat Vella

Sant Martí
Hotels

Sant Martí

Gracia
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Gracia

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B Lounge in the Raval
Restaurants

B Lounge in the Raval

The tempting restaurant of the cool, sophisticated Hotel Barceló Raval

Fundació Joan Miró in Montjuïc
Museums

Fundació Joan Miró in Montjuïc

One of the greatest museum buildings in the world; approachable, light and airy

Users say
  • 5 out of 5 stars
Ena Macana in the Born
Shopping

Ena Macana in the Born

Necklaces, bracelets and rings with a story to tell, hand-made from all kinds of old items

Users say
  • 5 out of 5 stars
RooM in Sarrià
Shopping

RooM in Sarrià

A chuch pew, wooden drawers, modernist tiles, rope, natural flowers, fluorescent light...

Àpat in The Eixample
Restaurants

Àpat in The Eixample

The dinner menu brings dishes to the table such as cod steak with sweet apple

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
Users say
  • 2 out of 5 stars
The Eixample
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The Eixample

A Modernista showcase: its buildings include the Sagrada Família and La Pedrera

Sarrià
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Sarrià

Sarrià became the city's new uptown area for its more posh homes, shops and restaurants

Montjuïc & Poble-sec
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Montjuïc & Poble-sec

It's often left off visitors' itineraries, but the hill of Montjuïc merits a wander

Barrio by barrio – a 60-second tour of Barcelona
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Barrio by barrio – a 60-second tour of Barcelona

A quick orientation guide to Barcelona's diverse destination districts