Barcelona is one of the most picturesque cities in the world. Its perfect combination of modern architecture and history, as well as its climate and its activity makes it one of the most visited destinations in Europe.
The city offers a multitude of options for living. From apartments, penthouses, terraced houses, villas, mansions to magnificent lofts, among other types of properties, all of them forming the different districts of the city and each with its singularity and essence.
As a buyer and investor, you need to know not only what type of the house you want, but also the neighborhood that best fits the lifestyle you are looking for. Here is a list of the 6 best neighborhoods and districts to live in the city of Barcelona:
1.Living in Eixample
The Eixample is the modernist area par excellence, its rectilinear streets and emblematic buildings give it an urban and cosmopolitan essence. Among its streets are the most important buildings of the city, such as the Sagrada Familia, La Pedrera and Casa Batllò by the renowned architect Antoni Gaudí. The district is divided into six neighborhoods: L’Esquerra de l’Eixample, L’Esquerra de l’Eixample, Dreta de l’Eixample, Fort Pienc, Sant Antoni and Sagrada Família.
Ref. BCNP1946 | New construction apartment | Eixample Izquierdo, Barcelona
2.Living in Ciutat Vella
Ciutat Vella is one of the liveliest areas of the city and, in turn, the oldest part of Barcelona. Its alleys and squares form the history of Barcelona and is the perfect place to enjoy contemporary culture. Ciutat Vella brings together four neighborhoods: Barceloneta, Raval, Gòtic, Sant Pere and Santa Caterina i la Ribera.
Ref. BCNP1443 | New apartment with exclusive terrace | Gothic, Barcelona
3. Living in Les Corts
Les Corts is situated in the upper part of the city of Barcelona, at the foot of the Sierra del Collserola. It is distinguished by being one of the most elegant areas of the city, as its parks and gardens create a sophisticated atmosphere that makes the day ahead in a pleasant routine. This district includes the districts of: Les Corts, Pedralbes and Maternitat i Sant Ramon.
Ref. BCNP1769 | House for sale in Pedralbes | Pedralbes, Barcelona
4. Living in Sarrià-Sant Gervasi
Sarrià-Sant Gervasi is characterized by preserving its essence of town, with its narrow streets, small squares and parks. Its modernist houses give it a quiet and seigniorial essence. The district forms the districts of: Putget i Farró, Bonanova, Sarrià, Galvany, Vallvidrera, Tres Torres and Tibidabo i les Planes.
Ref. BCNP1757 | Spectacular duplex penthouse in Sant Gervasi | Galvany, Barcelona
5. Living in Gràcia
Gràcia is distinguished by its multiculturalism, its bohemian and charismatic character and the fact that it is a residential area very close to the heart of Barcelona. It is synonymous with diversity, defined as an international community with a deeply rooted Catalan character. The district includes the districts of: Vila deGràcia, Salut, Camp d’en Grassot i Gràcia Nova, Coll and Vallcarca i els Penitents.
Ref. BCNP1928 | Apartment with a loft in Gràcia | Vila de Gracia, Barcelona
6. Living in Sant Martí
Sant Martí is characterized by its maritime nature and the great growth of business activity. The area is mostly residential and its architecture is high and modern. Sant Martí is the perfect district for lovers of the sea, for those who seek walks on the sand and contemplate endless sunsets. It includes the following districts: Besòs i Maresme, Camp de l’Arpa del Clot, Clot, Diagonal Mar and the Front Marítim del Poblenou, Poblenou, the Parc i la Llacuna del Poblenou, Provençals del Poblenou, Verneda i La Pau, Sant Martí de Provençals and the Olympic Village of Poblenou.
Ref. BCNP1953 | Apartment in Illa de Mar, Barcelona | Diagonal Mar, Barcelona
For its history, its culture or for being one of the cities with the most sensational architecture in the world, Barcelona enamora.
These are, in our opinion, the 6 best neighborhoods to live in the spectacular city of Barcelona. Do you agree? Leave your comment.