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SHOPPING AND HIGHLIGHTS
Because of the privileged location these Barcelona apartments have, you will enjoy all services you need during your nice stay in Barcelona. For your groceries,you have two markets close by, one is situated only a street up from the apartment, and the second one, two streets down. Moreover you shall find a deep-frozen food store around the block.
Near to the Barcelona apartments, you will find two metro stations: Girona metro station, from the yellow line L4 is located at just one street away, and Plaza Tetuan metro station, from the purple line, L2. There’s a third metro line a bit further from your accommodation, L1 the red line at 3 streets distance, in Plaza Urquinaona.
Close to the apartments At Plaza Urquinaona, there are numerous restaurants, that pertain to food organisations where you can dine at quite economic tariffs. But if you want to enjoy and taste real Spanish tapas, we propose you to walk to Paseo de Gracia or Rambla Catalunya. Take a look at our Barcelona city guide for additional information.
If you are interested in museums in Barcelona, there are 2 museums that are really worth seeing near to your Barcelona apartment: “Fundació Antoni Tàpies” Museum (Aragón, 255) and the Catalan Modernist Museum, (Balmes 48). We can also recommend to visit, is the MACBA museum (Plaça dels Angels, 1), you can reach it walking for about 20 minutes. Any of these are close by your Barcelona accommodation.
You can see more Barcelona sightseeing highlights in our Barcelona city guide.
For your Barcelona shopping, this is the place to be! From your Barcelona apartment, you can go walking to Passeig de Gracia. This street is famous, apart from its designer shops, for being the must see of Barcelona modernism. In this street, you really have to visit Casa Batlló (Paseo de Gracia, 43) and La Pedrera, (Paseo de Gracia, 92).
When you go up Passeig de Gracia, you will find Avenida Diagonal, big avenue with more shops from large designer firms.
If you walk “Paseo de Gracia” down, you will arrive to “Plaza Cataluña”, considered the heart of the city. In this plaza you will find three shopping centres, where to find everything you fancy and the newest trends: El Corte Inglés, in the side of Paseo de Gracia, El Triangle and Sfera, placed at the other side of the square. For books and DVDs you should go to FNAC
If you want to go on with shopping, take “Avda. Porta del Angel”, the pedestrian street going down in Plaza Catalonia.
This street is plenty with clothing shops and shoe shops. Continuing that road down, there’s another “El Corte Inglés” shopping center and a Decathlon center. Take into account that this street is parallel to the well-known Ramblas in Barcelona, where you can be entertained by the street art and have a small snack or a drink whilst your shopping.
Actually to have a drink, we recommend you to go opposite Ramblas, towards Via Layetana, there are loads of bars, restaurants and cafés, at more reasonable prices.
If you are looking for shoes, we suggest you go toPalayo, from Plaza Catalunya. This street is also close to your Barcelona apartments rental.