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Neighborhoods in Barcelona for families

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Finding an apartment to rent in Barcelona can be a long process.

Barcelona is the most popular tourist destination in Spain and attracts all sorts of people hoping to take advantage of its mild year-round climate, explore Gaudi’s striking architecture, and sample some foodie delights. And, that’s not to mention the city’s numerous beaches and easy transportation to anyplace. 

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Best neighborhoods in Barcelona for families:

1. Gracia

Famous for its markets, shops, restaurants, and social scene, Gracia has become an independent city in its own right. Catalan in style and friendly in character, Gracia has become one of the most popular neighborhoods to live in Barcelona amongst families, locals, and young professionals.  Not only is the neighborhood of Gracia known for having its fair share of squares and gardens, but it’s also home to Gaudi’s Park Guell, which makes for a treat for the eyes. And, if that wasn’t enough for families, Gracia is known for its fantastic choice of schools.

2. Les Corts

Les Corts is one of Barcelona’s more expensive neighborhoods with a mixture of large family homes, stunning townhouses, and luxury apartment blocks. It’s home to two university campuses and Barcelona’s business hub, which leaves it with a varied community made up of families, students, and young professionals. The neighborhood is also home to Barcelona’s main football stadium and excellent shopping complex, making it a popular place among locals and tourists. And, for when you want to escape the busy streets, it’s just a short walk away from the fringes of Parc Natural de la Serra de Collserola.

3. Sarria – Sant Gervasi

Considered to be one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in Barcelona, Sant Gervasi offers residents stunning green spaces, a community atmosphere, and quiet streets. Houses in Sant Gervasi are some of the most spacious in Barcelona, with many boasting large gardens and swimming pools. They are also some of the most expensive around. Popular amongst families, the neighborhood boasts excellent connections to the central business district and plenty of international and local schools of superior quality. With all of the shops, services and amenities on your doorstep, you’ll need a good reason to leave Sant Gervasi.