For those seeking the best in luxurious and stylish hotels, Eixample is one of the prime areas to choose in fascinating Barcelona. With its attractive Modernist and art nouveau architecture, this beautiful barrio – located north of Plaza de Catalunya – is the place to stay. Eixample boutique hotels offer the chance to stay in unique surroundings, with classic elements of design with some of the best shopping close by. Elegant dining is also on offer in the area.
Stunning architecture at Casa Batlló
This modernist house is one of Antoni Gaudí’s masterpieces. Originally the home of the Batlló family, this colorful and beautiful building is a must-see destination. The unique exterior seems like a calm sea, while the design elements of the interior and its amazing chimneys on the roof terrace never cease to fascinate.
Explore Casa Milà
Casa Milà is another classic by architect and designer Gaudí. Nicknamed “La Pedrera” (the stone quarry) for its stone-like exterior, this fascinating building is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Interior design elements, along with a fascinating collection of rooftop chimneys, make this well worth the visit. Eixample’s boutique hotels will put you within walking distance of this masterpiece.
Stroll down Passeig de Gràcia
Known as Barcelona’s “Grand Avenue,” Passeig de Gràcia lies on what was originally a Roman road. Today, it houses some of the most elegant Modernist buildings in Barcelona, along with the boutiques of the top national and international fashion houses.