You have to do an internship abroad and you chose Barcelona?
It is important to choose the best neighborhood depending on your preferences and way to live to rent a flat in Barcelona. Through this article, Stud&Globe will let you discover main Barcelona neighborhoods and will help you in your choice.
Barcelona is divided in districts and these districts are divided in neighborhoods. The average price of a room in a share flat is between 300€ and 500€ per month depending on the popularity of the neighborhood and the connection to transport network.
Born, Gotico and Raval: the old city
The historic center of Barcelona is perfect for you! It is a typical and traditional with a Catalan architecture, old stones and little animated streets famous for the “Ramblas” and pedestrian streets. Cosmopolitan and animated neighborhood, it is the best place for young students who want to enjoy Barcelona lifestyle.
Barceloneta: old sailors and fishermans neighbourhood
Located between the Old port and the Olympic port, Barceloneta go the length of the beach and is still next the city center. It is also famous for the “chiringuitos” (lounge bars on the beach), and you will find a plenty of Spanish restaurants specialized in tapas, paellas and sea food. This area is valued by tourists during summer!
Gracia: a village in the city
Is the “bohemian” district of Barcelona, inhabited by Catalans because they find handicraft boutiques, bars and terraces, cultural animations and also charming little streets. Located in the outskirts of the city center, this area is not very touristic and very Catalan.
Eixample: residantial and modern area
This modern and non touristic area is a good choice if you want to live a in quiet and non touristic place not far from the city center and want to find inexpensive flat.
Poble Nou: familial and convivial district
New fashion area, next to the beach and in conversion: old industrial zone continuously modified and reinvented, is becoming a chic and fashion area of the city. Not very far from the city center, well served and possibility to find an inexpensive flat.
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