Category Archives: Districts

The Born-La Ribera district – the oldest neighborhood in Barcelona

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El Born is one of the neighborhoods that form, along with the Gothic, Raval and Barceloneta, the historic center (Ciudad Vella) of Barcelona. It consists of two distinct areas, Ribera and El Born, but the latter has taken on such importance in recent years that its name is often used as a synonym for the entire neighborhood. The word Born means enclosure and indicates the place where the tournaments between knights took place.

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La Barceloneta district – Barcelona

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La Barceloneta is one of the neighborhoods that form, together with Gothic, Born and Raval, the historical center (Ciutat Vella) of Barcelona. It has a triangular shape and an area of ​​71 hectares, going from the hotel W beach to the Olympic Port, and up to the Ciutadella Parc.

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A quick look over Gracia district.

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History

Until the XIX century, before joining to Barcelona, Gràcia was born as a separate village. The locals are very proud of their roots and have a bohemian spirit. There lives a cluster of people from all around the world, artists and families with old traditions. Nowadays, Gràcia is very close to Barcelona city center, but walking through its streets gives the impression of being in a small Catalan village.
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Discover the emerging Sant Antoni area

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The Sant Antoni Market (Mercat de Sant Antoni), is a market located in the neighborhood of the same name, in the Eixample district of Barcelona, and one of the most popular markets of the city. It is the most ancient market in Barcelona, it was built between 1872 and 1882 and was designed by Antoni Rovira I Trias, a local urban planner who also made other markets and buildings in Barcelona.

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Barcelona for noobies: District by district.

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Barcelona is quite a big city but it’s actually pretty easy to understand if you break it up into districts. We have divided the city into 7 neighbourhoods explaining there differences and highlights, so have a look and find out which is your ideal neighborhood to stay in Barcelona!

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ApartEasy – Your rental solution.

Dear Barcelona lovers,

ApartEasy would like to introduce this travel blog, where you will find valuable information about how to have your perfect stay in Barcelona.

We will try to offer you valuable information and tips about where to stay, things to do, must see places, top lists of restaurants, bars, clubs, shopping areas and everything you need to know to enjoy a perfect holiday in Barcelona.

Weather you are visiting Barcelona for a few days or looking for a long term rental in Barcelona, aparteasy is what you need. We offer daily and monthly rentals in top locations of Barcelona.

We love to hear from our customers and readers, so do not hesitate to leave your thoughts on the comment section.

Best regards,

Luis Caldentey

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