Why rent an apartment in L'Eixample?
L'Eixample is one of the most beautiful and elegant districts of Barcelona. One of the most expensive streets for renting a property or commercial place in Europe runs through it, the famous Paseo de Gracia. This avenue, ideal for strolling, is one of the most exclusive shopping areas of the Ciudad Condal, and one that arouses more interest among luxury tourists that are visiting the Catalan capital. L'Eixample is an urban masterpiece created in the mid-nineteenth century by the engineer Ildefons Cerdà, who helped to design an ingenious concept of a city, devised by and for the Barcelona middle class, in which the pedestrian is the protagonist. On the real estate subject, l'Eixample is ideal for renting a spacious, bright, luxurious apartment, with high coffered ceilings and walls, resulting in elegant and decorative apartments. If you choose to rent a flat in Barcelona, this district will not disappoint you.
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The district of l'Eixample is located in the center of Barcelona and is bordered by important districts, like Ciutat Vella and Gracia. It has excellent connections by public transport, wide avenues, multiple and varied services and exceptional shopping areas. The apartments you can find in this area of Barcelona are very spacious, some with luxurious and excellent quality renovations, where the lower floors usually profit from large terraces overlooking big courtyards. The upper floors, however, have beautiful galleries that bring light into the buildings, thanks to the wide ceilings and the light that runs through the courtyards of the block. The elegance and exclusivity of renting a flat in Dreta de l'Eixample is not for all budgets, as renting a house in l'Antiga Esquerra de l'Eixample is. If you are looking for something a little cheaper, you can rent a flat in Nova Esquerra de l'Eixample or rent a property in El Fort Pienc. If you like the hipster style, you will not regret renting an apartment in Sant Antoni. Have you fallen in love with the fascinating temple of the great Gaudí? You can see it every day, if you rent a house in the neighbourhood of the Sagrada Familia.
What to see in the district of l’Eixample
You can enjoy one of the most exclusive and luxurious shopping areas of Barcelona in this district. The Paseo de Gracia, located in the neighbourhood of Dreta de l'Eixample, is a large avenue with wide sidewalks, that houses exclusive commercial shops and other chains, such as H & M, Zara or Mango. This elegant avenue borders Plaza Cataluña, the heart of Barcelona, where you can find other large department stores, such as El Corte Inglés and Fnac. You will find some of the most representative, modernist works of the Ciudad Condal in this avenue, such as Casa Milà (known as La Pedrera) and Casa Batlló. You can also visit one of the most outstanding works of Gaudí in this district, the temple of the Sagrada Familia, which is a symbol of Barcelona.