Barcelona neighbourhoods

A contentious urban renewal process in the Casc Antic involving the demolition old buildings left a 5,000 square metre hole of rubble in the middle of the neighborhood which forced residents to fight back. more


Hear from three women who have watched Barcelona change before their eyes more

Sep 30, 2013 12:00 AM IN THE CITY 1 Comments


Photo by Richard Owens

Once regarded as one of Barcelona's least appealing neighbourhoods, the Raval is in the midst of transition more

Oct 2, 2012 12:00 AM IN THE CITY 1 Comments

Hidden away in the Raval is a space dedicated to helping abandoned cats more

Oct 2, 2012 12:00 AM IN THE CITY 1 Comments

Come and join us at some of our specially organised events more

Sep 16, 2010 10:53 AM WHAT'S ON

Carmel home

Photo by Bartlomiej Molga

From the archive: we went back to Barcelona's El Carmel in 2008, where building work caused a huge chasm there in January 2005 more

Aug 12, 2010 6:47 PM IN THE CITY

Running routes: Sarria-Sant Gervasi

Image by Sara Blaylock

Another suggestion for Barcelona runners looking for new ideas about routes in the city more

Jun 16, 2010 11:00 AM LIVING

Head for the hills with this running route around the district of Horta-Guinardó more

Jun 16, 2010 11:00 AM LIVING

Grec restaurant home

Cecilia Vázquez

Ah, summer— everyone's favourite time of year. It's no different in Barcelona and there's lots to do here between June and August... more

May 25, 2010 12:00 AM VISITING

For all you runners out there, discover another area of the city with our route around Les Corts more

May 20, 2010 12:37 PM LIVING

Running routes: Nou Barris

Image by Sara Blaylock

If you're looking for new running routes around the city, take a look at our series featuring circuits in different districts more

May 20, 2010 11:50 AM LIVING

During the tour

Janna Nordstrom

We now offer a monthly series of walking tours to let you discover in-depth the neighbourhoods of Barcelona more

Apr 21, 2010 1:04 PM VISITING 2 Comments

Patatas bravas

Photo by Sara Blaylock

Continuing our series focusing on Barcelona streets, discover this thoroughfare that is the centre of life in the neighbourhood of Sarrià more

Mar 29, 2010 1:00 AM , IN THE CITY


A walk around one Barcelona city block close to the Sagrada Familia yields some great food finds more

Feb 25, 2010 11:21 AM Food and drink blog

Santa Madonna, Francisco Giner

Photo by Katy MacGregor

This Gràcia street is the place to come for unusual shops, special restaurants and a chess school more

Feb 24, 2010 4:49 PM , LIVING 2 Comments

A spot of tranquility behind Avinguda Diagonal in the Les Corts neighbourhood more

Feb 1, 2010 12:08 PM IN THE CITY

Hugely popular with tourists, the oldest part of Barcelona offers plenty for everyone and is one of the most visited areas of the city more

Jan 26, 2010 1:03 PM VISITING

Raval's Joaquín Costa is a melting-pot of small shops, restaurants and bars, old and new more

Dec 30, 2009 1:00 AM IN THE CITY

Mam y Teca, Raval

Tara sings the praises of the Raval’s best little neighbourhood bistro more

Oct 1, 2009 9:15 AM Food and drink blog 1 Comments

Barcelona enterprise Gracia Arts Project is looking to create 'The Hive of Gracia', a community arts centre. To launch the initiative, they're hosting an evening of John Lennon music more

Sep 29, 2009 12:01 AM WHAT'S ON

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