Today Lindsey shares her tips for Barcelona’s quirkiest neighborhood with a Gracia neighborhood guide. I’ve spent months living in Gracia these past few years, and agree with her that it’s one of Barcelona’s best neighborhoods!
Visiting Gracia after experiencing the hustle and bustle of central Barcelona almost feels like stepping into another world. With a charming small-town feel and authenticity around every picturesque corner, you might even get the feeling that you’ve been transported to a picturesque Catalan village.
Centuries ago, that would have been exactly the case. Until 1897, Gracia existed as a completely separate town! As Barcelona continued expanding, however, it officially annexed Gracia, incorporating it into the metropolitan, cosmopolitan world of the Catalan capital. Read More >>