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5 Tips for discovering Gràcia off the beaten track

Every neighbourhood in Barcelona is different, and there is so much more to see than what the guide books tell you. Here we give you 5 top tips for exploring Gràcia off the beaten track.


1 Bohemian brunch

Arty Gràcia is full of trendy hangouts, and Avenue Bar, at Carrer del Torrent de l’Olla 159, is on the radar right now. With its quirky interior and cool, vintage style furniture this is a great place to stop by. Its weekend brunch menu is a winner, and with a mixture of classics along with more alternative options, it’s a great place for a lazy start to the day!

2 An ideal respite

Plaça de la Vila de Gràcia

Plaça de la Vila de Gràcia

Barcelona is full of beautiful squares, and Gràcia naturally has its fair share. Plaça de la Virreina with its pretty church is a lively local haunt, ideal for an afternoon tipple. If you’re looking for a bite to eat and fancy tucking in to some local cuisine, be sure to head to Plaça de la Vila de Gràcia. This happening square is home to a curious clock tower along with some great bars such as Nou Candanchu, known for its tasty tapas and top notch prices.

3 Coffee, cake & live music

Coffee & Cake in Gràcia

Café Camèlia

What more could you want? Café Camèlia, at Carrer Verdi 79, is a cute hangout known for its chilled out ambience and delicious range of veggie-friendly food and drinks. This boho local comes especially alive on evenings when their Soul Sessions are held – think upbeat, mellow and feel good tunes and you’ve got it sussed!

4 Rustic through and through

Spain is, of course, famous for its wine, and where better to purchase some of the local effort than in a traditional winery. Bodegas Mallorqui, on Carrer Verdi 61, is a great place to pick up home made wine straight from the barrel. The delicious range on offer along with the enticing prices make this a great place to sample some regional produce.


Shopping in Gràcia

Shopping in Gràcia

5 A unique high street

Gràcia is full of independent stores selling everything from trinkets and toys to clothing and books. Carrer Gran de Gràcia, Carrer d’Astúries and Carrer Verdi all have many curiosity shops that entice passers-by to pop in for a look. From vintage clothing and vibrant art works, to teas and spices from far and wide, see what hidden gems you can find on these wonderful, lively shopping streets!



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