A guide to buying property in the Gracia district of Barcelona

Gràcia used to be a village outside of Barcelona, but as the city expanded it became one of Barcelona’s central residential districts.

Key points to make about Gracia and its property market

  • Rather like the Old Town Gràcia has a network of narrow streets that makes the area feel cramped. However it also has a high number of attractive squares to compensate.
  • Gràcia has a youthful residential profile and is home to a large number of bars and restaurants that appeal to a younger clientele. The downside is that street noise can be a problem for residents.
  • On balance Gràcia is an agreeable residential area with a good local feel to it and without the petty crime problems common in the Old Town. The streets between Via Augusta and Calle Verdi but below Astúries stand out.
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A square in Barcelona’s Gracia district

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