Find here my blog posts related to the Eixample district in Barcelona.
Top Domenech i Montaner sites in Barcelona Everyone coming to Barcelona wants to see the Gaudi sites. But if it hadn’t been for him, then the masterpieces of Domenech i Montaner would have been now famous all over the world. This now not so famous architect was born in 1850, two years before Antoni Gaudi, […]Read more
Interesting stuff about Casa Batllo Antoni Gaudi built three apartment buildings in Barcelona: Casa Calvet, Casa Batllo and Casa Mila (Pedrera). Casa Calvet was built during his youth, it’s not open to the public except for the restaurant in the street level, and it doesn’t look that much like a Gaudi site from the outside […]Read more
Looking for a good restaurant in Sant Antoni? Sant Antoni is the new food district in Barcelona. A triangle located between the Raval district to the west and the Poblesec neighborhood to the east, it is a small corner of the Eixample area organized around an imposing 1800’s market that will soon reopen to the […]Read more
One of Antoni Gaudi’s Masterpieces: La Pedrera La Pedrera, also called Casa Mila is an impressive apartment building in Passeig de Gracia, one of the most emblematic buildings in Barcelona, built between 1906 and 1912. La Pedrera was the last Antoni Gaudí private project before entirely focusing on the Sagrada Familia church. An innovative building […]Read more
Should you stay at the Barcelona Mandarin? Passeig de Gràcia in Barcelona is one of the best places to stay and the Mandarin Oriental hotel is one of the most popular. Located right in the middle of everything, it was open only a few years ago in the building of a former bank. And while […]Read more