Show / Hide
Visit our Facebook

 
 
 

Connect with eGuide

Newsletter - weekly travel articles.

 
Barcelona tours

Barcelona

Barcelona hotels

The Olympics of 1992 launched Barcelona onto the world stage. Considerable changes were made to the city before the Olympics including building museums, parks, roads and major infrastructure.

View the Barcelona video and if you want to read more please go down the page.



 

The central part of Barcelona breaks into 6 areas.

Barceloneta and the Port
The area along waterfront that includes the Olympic Port and Port Vell. An area that was fully developed for the Barcelona Olympics and now a very popular place to walk and for entertainment.

Barri Gotic
The Gothic Area is Old city between Via Laietana and La Rambla and a well maintained medieval area.

Born & Sant Pere
An upmarket area to the east of the Gothic Area and close to the waterfront defined on the eastern side by Parc de la Ciutadela and on the west by Via Laietana.

Gracia
Gracia is north of The Eixample and includes Les Corts.

Montjuïc
Montjuïc is to the west of the Raval and an area of gardens and space rising above Barcelona.

Raval
Raval is to the west of the Gothic area and a rougher area and home of the red light district. In the Raval you will find some "touristy streets" and MACBA.

The Eixample
The large northern part of central Barcelona. It extends north from Plaça Catalunya and has as it's centre the Passieg de Gracia, a major shopping street and location of some of them main Gaudi buildings.


 
 

Barcelona Tours

Barcelona City Tours

Barcelona Car Hire

Barcelona Car Hire

Barcelona Accommodation

Barcelona Accommodation
 
 
back to top