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Step back in time on a trip to El Barri Gòtic, Barcelona

If you’re interested in taking a vacation in beautiful Barcelona, Spain, then you should consider a trip to El Barri Gòtic. El Barri Gòtic, the Gothic Neighborhood, features landmarks that date back to the Middle Ages and is one of the oldest areas in Barcelona. In addition to historic sites like the remains of the Roman temple, you’ll also be able to enjoy restaurants with delicious cuisine and a wide variety of opportunities for fun. Visiting El Barri Gòtic is a once in a lifetime activity that you shouldn’t miss on your Barcelona trip.

Things to do

Interesting historic architecture in El Barri Gòtic

El Barri Gòtic is well-known for its historic structures, including a multitude of Gothic designed churches. An interesting attraction in this neighborhood is the La Seu Cathedral, which offers unforgettable classic design. Another can't miss attraction is the Museu d'Historia de La Ciutat, a museum that covers the history of Barcelona and displays interesting Roman artifacts. If you want to see the ruins of the Roman wall that once bordered the city, you only need to take a stroll down Carrer dels Banys Nous Nice, one of the most notable streets in El Barri Gòtic.


Immerse yourself in the culture of El Barri Gòtic

El Barri Gòtic is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Barcelona thanks largely to the exciting activities available in this neighborhood. For travelers that want to do a little shopping, this neighborhood provides an array of eclectic shops where you’re sure to find hidden treasures. In Plaça Jaume, you can enjoy Sardana dancing shows and the building of a human tower, one of the most acrobatic sights you’ll ever see. Many people staying in El Barri Gòtic vacation rentals choose to learn about this area of Barcelona on a leisurely walking tour.


Enjoy the comfortable El Barri Gòtic weather

The most important part of booking your El Barri Gotic vacation rental is choosing the perfect travel season. Fortunately, because Barcelona possesses a Mediterranean climate, you can visit this city virtually year-round and experience beautiful weather. Early summer, between May and June, is the best time to visit El Barri Gòtic. The rainy season will have just ended, and the weather will be warm yet mild. Visiting between September and October can also be a good choice, as the busy tourist season will be over and the temperatures will still be very comfortable.

Natural features

The astounding beauty of El Barri Gòtic

Just outside El Barri Gòtic, you’ll have fantastic opportunities to explore nature. Near Barcelona, you’ll find the Montserrat mountain chain, a perfect day trip destination if you want to get away from the city. You’ll also see several gorgeous parks with thriving plant life while touring Barcelona. Some of the most popular parks available in this city include Park Guell, Parc de la Ciutadella, and Parc Diagonal Mar. If you want to see some of the most beautiful flowers in the world, you need to spend some time in the Jardin de Rosas de Cervantes.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Gothic Quarter

Fly into Barcelona (BCN-Barcelona Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.5 mi (12.1 km) from the city center.

Consider catching the metro at Jaume I Station or Liceu Station and easily see more of the city.

Where to stay around Gothic Quarter?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,039 vacation rentals near Gothic Quarter. From 1,007 Condos/Apartments to 18 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Gothic Quarter for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Gothic Quarter?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Gothic Quarter:

  • Dreta de l'Eixample: 1,767 vacation rentals
  • El Born: 415 vacation rentals
  • Eixample: 1,924 vacation rentals
  • La Sagrada Familia: 788 vacation rentals
  • Vila de Gràcia: 995 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Gothic Quarter?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Gothic Quarter. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Pompeu Fabra University: 3,449 vacation rentals
  • Basilica of Our Lady of Mercy: 3,446 vacation rentals
  • Portal de l'Angel: 3,457 vacation rentals
  • Las Ramblas: 3,450 vacation rentals
  • Barcelona (YJB-Barcelona-Sants Train Station): 3,572 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Gothic Quarter listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Gothic Quarter?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,007 Condos/Apartments in Gothic Quarter. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gothic Quarter include:

  • Houses: 18 rentals available
  • Studios: 999 rentals available
  • Guest houses: 4 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bed & breakfasts and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Gothic Quarter?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 26 vacation rentals with pool available in Gothic Quarter. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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