This studio apartment on Carrer de Picalquers, in El Raval is fully furnished, has 1 bathroom, and access to a shared terrace. The 16 m² property shares an equipped kitchen with 1 other apartment, but each studio has its own private fridge/ freezer.
The apartment is located in El Raval, a lively central barrio in Barcelona. This area is home to the famous Mercat de la Boqueria, as well as shops, restaurants and a lively nightlife. The metro is within walking distance. so getting around is easy.
Canceling your stay with Spotahome? Here’s what you need to know:
a) The good news: if you cancel your booking 61 days (or more) before your move-in date, we promise to refund 100% of your first payment.
b) If you cancel 31 to 60 days before your move-in date, we will refund 50% of your first payment. The other 50% will be given to the landlord.
c) If you cancel your stay within 30 days of your move-in date, 100% of your first payment will be given to the landlord.
d) The bad news: once your booking is accepted by the landlord, you cannot recover your one-time reservation fee at any point.
Your diverse and bohemian home
El Raval has found new life in recent years.
Not long ago it was a red-light district. Now it's one of Barcelona's best places to live. You have iconic sights and party zones within walking distance. It's multicultural and welcoming.
Do you dream of a Catalonian adventure?
Try El Raval.
What can I do here?
Stop shopping at your local supermarket.
Shop at Mercat de la Boqueria instead. You can get all your fresh fruit, veg and meat here. The difference is the produce. It's local. So are the people selling it. Your money goes back into the community rather than an offshore tax haven.
There are 300 stalls. You can buy everything from garlic to guacamole, honey to jamón (ham) There's a food school too. Come here to learn the local chefs' secrets.
Enter the confusing and chameleonic world of Modern Art:
When evening falls outside the Museu d'Art, you can watch skateboarders and breakdancers sharpen their skills. Good skills they are, too.
Visit Gaudí's Palau Güell. It's a 128-year-old mansion. A masterpiece of wonder. Unicorn dreams and fairy-tales sleep under the stairs. Possibly.
When night falls, head to dusty-bottled Bar Marsella for an absinthe.
El Raval comes from the Arabic word rabad, meaning outskirts. That's because El Raval was once on the edge of Barcelona. Today it's central. Expansion.
Can I afford it? €€ (mid-range)
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