Eixample, Barcelona, Spain

Eixample, Barcelona, Spain

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Where to stay around Eixample?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,536 holiday lettings near Eixample. From 3,322 apartments to 111 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Eixample is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Eixample?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Eixample:

  • Dreta de l'Eixample: 2,691 holiday homes
  • La Sagrada Familia: 1,244 holiday homes
  • Sant Antoni: 1,698 holiday homes
  • L'Antiga Esquerra de l'Eixample: 1,953 holiday homes
  • Fort Pienc: 1,546 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Eixample?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Eixample. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Plaça de Catalunya: 5,110 holiday lettings
  • Sagrada Familia: 5,111 holiday lettings
  • Placa de Catalunya: 5,100 holiday lettings
  • Casa Mila: 5,118 holiday lettings
  • Arenas de Barcelona: 5,167 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent apartments in Eixample?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 3,322 apartments in Eixample. Our other popular types of Eixample holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 111 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 63 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Eixample?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 150 holiday homes with pool available in Eixample. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make A Holiday Rental Apartment in Eixample, Barcelona, Spain, Your Home Away From Home

    Eixample is a district of the Spanish city of Barcelona, and its name, interestingly enough, literally means “extension” in Catalan. The unique layout of this district was the brainchild of Ildefons Cerdà, who envisioned a strict grid pattern with long, straight streets, crossed by wide avenues with blocks with chamfered corners. Only half of his vision was carried through, but even so, what remains is a glorious testament to a far thinking planner. The district is often divided into two, and some neighbourhoods are quite affluent. An apartment in Eixample, Barcelona will be of the very highest standard, and will offer all the comforts that you would come to expect when staying in a modern, bustling city.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Eixample, Barcelona, Spain

    Staying in self catering accommodation in Eixample, Barcelona, puts you on the very doorstep of some of the most spectacular modern architecture in not only Spain, but the world. A must see is the Sagrada Familia, a unique and often bewildering structure that is Gaudi’s unfinished basilica masterpiece. Some have described it as a termite mound, others as a cavern. See what you think! Of course, this area of Barcelona is associated very closely with Gaudi, and it might be worthwhile buying a small guide to the architecture in this area in order to appreciate it all the more. One of the most photographed buildings is La Pedrera, an avant garde building that also contains a museum to Gaudi.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Eixample, Barcelona, Spain

    Holidays in Eixample, Barcelona, are all about getting out from the apartment and exploring the city. A stroll down the street known as La Rambla is a must do, with its artists, street merchants, jugglers, dancers and musicians all adding life on the mile long road at different times of the day. Barcelona isn’t all about Gaudi, some of it is about Picasso as well! He spent quite a bit of his youth here, and there is a museum dedicated to him. If your visit is in the month of September, then you might like to witness and take part in the Festes del la Mercee, which is a week-long fiesta, with dance, performances and fireworks. Remember, that events in the evening in Spain begin a lot later than some people from the United Kingdom are used to! If you enjoyed the party, then perhaps a flamenco class or two might be just up your street, but if you have two left feet, then seeing a visit to El Tablao de Carmen is probably better!

    Weather in Eixample, Barcelona, Spain

    For your holidays in Eixample, Barcelona, you can be sure of some amazing weather, almost year around. That said, the month of August may be a little too amazing for some – I.e. humid. Therefore, if you wish to stay at a self catering accommodation in Eixample during this month, you may wish to choose one with air conditioning. May to the end of July provides the very best weather with temperatures often hitting the low thirties degrees Celsius, but even a winter trip will seem much warmer than back in the United Kingdom at the same time of year, averaging around 11 degrees.

    Travel to Eixample, Barcelona, Spain

    Being a major Spanish city, Barcelona is well connected to other major cities around the world. Almost every airline imaginable seems to fly into Barcelona, from the flagship airlines, to the budget ones. Whilst the budget airlines say that they fly into Barcelona, they actually use the smaller airports far outside of the city. It is far better to fly into the main Barcelona airport (BCN), and a typical flight might be on British Airways or Iberia from London Heathrow (LHR), London Gatwick (LGW) or Manchester (MAN).

    Attractions in and around Eixample

    Looking for places to see while you're in Eixample? Don't miss landmarks such as Casa Batllo and Sagrada Familia, and unique cultural highlights such as F.Cervera Ancient Art Gallery and Alorda Derksen Foundation. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for beaches such as Barceloneta Beach and Mar Bella Beach, and green spaces such as Park Guell and Montjuic. You could easily spend a day shopping at Passeig de Gracia, Bulevard Rosa and Rambla de Catalunya. If you have extra time, you might want to explore the campus of University of Barcelona. Plan to attend a game or event? Get tickets for Camp Nou or Circuit de Catalunya. While in town, also consider a visit to popular places such as Casa Mila and Placa de Catalunya.