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 […]

Barcelona’s districts, this month: El Born

Passeig del Born (John Weiss | flickr)

  El Born, also known as La Ribera, is one of the most historic parts of Barcelona, being part of Ciutat Vella (old city). This quarter is nowadays one of the most popular and fashionable area in Barcelona. El Born, with its international atmosphere, nightlife and wealth of cultural attractions, has a lot to offer. […]