Barcelona’s district, this month: Sants-Montjüic

Barcelona's district: Sants-Montjüic

Sants-Montjüic is one of the biggest districts in Barcelona. Once a rural settlement, Sants underwent a drastic change during the industrialisation in the 20th century. With new textile mills, factories, and shops, more people migrated to Sants. Nowadays, it is a residential area, not too far from the city centre, with a wide array of […]

Barcelona’s districts, this month: Gothic quarter

Barcelona District - Gothic Quarter

The Gothic quarter makes up a big part of the Ciutat Vella (old city). With its winding, narrow labyrinth like streets and peaceful squares, Barri Gotic exudes a mystical feeling. Walking through this district, you will encounter buildings and remnants from the Roman period. Here are the main sights in Barri Gotic: Barcelona's Cathedral Illustration […]

Barcelona’s districts, this month: L’Eixample

Barcelona District: Eixample

  L'Eixample is the biggest and most populated quarter in Barcelona, spreading between Gran Vía and Avinguda Diagonal. Bisected by Passeig de Gracia, Catalans divided Eixample into the "Esquerra" and "Dreta" (literal meaning: left and right). The area is known for its traditional apartments decorated in Catalan bourgeoisie style, as well as for its elegant […]