The Vila de Gràcia district of Barcelona with personality, small pedestrian streets lined with designer shops and crafts, entertainment with style, full of places where drink terraces, ancient markets, cultural centers of avant-garde and alternative how the Lliure Theatre or Cinema Verdi.
The most attractive cultural and tourist district is undoubtedly the Park Güell, the admired works of Antoni Gaudí.
Grace has a rich associational activity through its dozens of civic and social organizations. The Fiesta Mayor de Gracia, which takes place in mid-August, is the most vivid example. The streets are decorated with spectacular Gracia ornaments prepared by neighbors for months, struggling to get the award for best decorated street.
Grace's character is reflected in the names of many streets and squares: Liberty, Fraternity, Equality, Legality, John Lennon Square, Revolution Square ...
Where to buy
These establishments are within a 10 minute walk from the apartments.
OPENCOR C / Gran de Gràcia, 29. Open from 08.00 h to 02.00 h. Monday to Sunday
SUPERSOL C / Gran de Gràcia, 25. Service delivery.
THE Bodegueta C / Bonavista, 10. Tel: 93 218 81 99 Small establishment selling wines and champagnes. Courses and tastings and tasting sessions.
At about the same distance are two fantastic markets with fresh, quality: l'Abasseria Market and Market Llibertat, both with over a century of history. Open Saturday mornings.
Forn St. Tirs c / Gran de Gracia 70, the local bakery, where to buy bread, a chocolate croissant, coffee ...
Where to eat
In the area there are plenty of restaurants and worth discovering. We mention some of them:
Parco Sushi Sashimi.
Definitely one of the best and exclusive Japanese restaurants in the city. Elegant setting. Average price per person: 60 €. Advisable to book.
Paseo de Gracia, 119. Tel: 93 238 78 22 www.parcosushi.es
Barcelona's famous seafood restaurant 5 minutes from the apartments. Average price per person: 70 €. Kitchen open from 13.00 01.00 h uninterruptedly.
C / Gran de Gràcia, 81 Tel: 93 218 42 30 www.botafumeiro.es
One of the best restaurants in the city Catalan cuisine. Nice try. Average price per person: 35 €. Advisable to book.
C / Perill, 33 Tel: 93 458 96 24
Restaurant Can Xurrades
A good restaurant with Catalan cuisine. Advisable to book
C / Gran de Gracia 57 Tel: 93 218 73 70 www.canxurrades.com