Are you dreaming of buying an apartment or a property in Barcelona with the variety of characteristics neighbourhoods, the Mediterranean lifestyle and stunning architecture? Listed below you have 5 reasons to buy your dream home in Barcelona city.
By owning a property in Barcelona the possibilities are endless. Apart from living in a unique Metropolitan city, Barcelona’s international airport is just around the corner. From Barcelona’s Airport you can fly to almost every popular destination, or take the train to all the hot spots of Spain and the high-speed AVE train takes you to Madrid in less than 3 hours.
Travelling with your own vehicle? A two-hour drive from Barcelona takes you to the popular ski slopes of the Pyrenees, France and Andorra, and not to mention that you are surrounded by the stunning countryside, impressive landscapes and the Mediterranean Sea. It’s easy to understand why Barcelona is such a lovely place to buy an apartment.
Being the second largest city of Spain, you might think that it’s too large to travel around, but the average resident of Barcelona commutes mostly by foot or by bicycle, combine this with wonderful weather and Barcelona is the perfect place for a regular ride on a two-wheeler.
If you are looking to buy an apartment in Barcelona, this metropolis offers a wide variety of neighbourhoods to choose from. We have selected three areas to give you an idea of the city’s diversity.
El Born is one of Barcelona’s trendiest neighbourhoods. If you desire small streets, a vibrant atmosphere and art galleries, El Born might be the perfect fit for you.
Poble Sec is located next to the lush hill Montjuïc and is a popular neighbourhood known for its cultural events and restaurants, here you find the popular street Carrer Blai – known for its small bars and Pinchos restaurants.
Do you enjoy peace and quiet? Maresme stretches along the north coast of Barcelona and is ideal for nature lovers. With its good communication by both train and car a lot of people commute between Maresme and Barcelona city daily.
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Researchers discovered that the Mediterranean diet and lifestyle results in a longer life. Local and seasonal fruits and vegetables are a big part of the Mediterranean diet, preferably eaten together with friends and family. Analysis has also proved that it was not just what people ate but also how they lived. The good weather providing vitamin-D and day-time naps (better known as Siesta) seem to also be some important factors.
Barcelona is well known for its famous architecture, from historic buildings in Catalan Gothic architecture that tells about Barcelona’s rich history, to expressive Modernism. Probably you are already familiar with the most popular architect of Barcelona, Antoni Gaudí and his masterpiece Sagrada Familia, the most-visited monument in Spain. Other famous architects are Ildefons Cerdà who designed the district of Eixample and Lluís Domènech i Montaner, the architect of the majestic Palau de la Música.
You probably expected this to be in top 5. Winter in Barcelona is short and mild, the average temperature is 10°C but the warming sun makes the terraces to be crowded all year round. During the summers the temperatures are around 30°C and the kilometre-long beaches are the absolute hot-spots for activities and events together with family and friends.
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