A trip to Barcelona is chockfull of adventure and cultural treasures, including Catalan architecture, modern skyscrapers, bustling colorful markets, nightlife and expansive city parks. You’ll also find plenty of remnants to yesteryear, with Roman ruins and medieval historical treasures.
From contemporary art hotels to charming bed-and-breakfast inns and Barcelona holiday apartments, each district or neighborhood in the city caters to travelers with open arms. Whether you choose to stay in cheap or luxury Barcelona apartments, you’ll always be close to experiences such as exploring the many World Heritage Sites. Following are a few of the most important ones to visit.
Located on the summit of el Carmel in the Gracia district, Park Guell is a garden complex integrated with several architectural sections. It is one of the finest structures built by the traditional Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi.
Sagrada Familia is a large Roman Catholic church, also designed by the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi. This Art Nouveau style boasts three grand façade: the Nativity facade in the East, the Passion in the West, and the Glory facade in the south. The most noticeable feature of the impressive church is its spires. This is a must-see attraction during your stay in one of the many attractive Barcelona apartments.
Casa Vicens once served as the residential house of the industrialist Manuel Vicens. Built in the late 19th century, this building is located in the Gracia district. If you choose to stay in one of the cheap Barcelona apartments in this district, don’t miss visiting Casa Vicens, famous for its ornate Moorish style of architecture. Having received a UNESCO World Heritage Site designation, it is now open to the public.