Vila de Gràcia is the heart and the oldest part of the bustling district of Gràcia. It is one of the liveliest neighbourhoods in Barcelona, full of restaurants of all imaginable cultures, shops full of creativity, and entrepreneurs who choose commercial premises for rent in the neighbourhood by the number of potential customers who walk their streets, both day and night. The neighbourhood of Vila de Gràcia is a traditional neighbourhood of rural origin, which is evident from its narrow streets, many of them now pedestrian zones. The creativity and modernity of the neighbourhood attracts many young people, but the truth is that one of the things that most interests the people who decide to rent a flat in Vila de Gracia, is its unbeatable public transport network.
The neighbourhood of Vila de Gràcia is geographically speaking the true center of Barcelona, and thanks to this, the existing public transport network in the area is diverse and abundant. In addition to this interesting incentive, the neighbourhood of Vila de Gràcia is a cultural and commercial area, providing the neighbourhood with a wide range of quality services, from restaurants of all nationalities, local shops, markets, food stores and municipal facilities. The neighbourhood has also opted for pedestrian areas, and bars and entertainment venues in its multiple plazas, making this area of Barcelona one of the liveliest and busiest in the Catalan capital. The apartments in the neighbourhood are usually of medium size, although there are many small apartments for single people or students, who choose the neighbourhood for their good connections. The prices here are quite high for several reasons: the great variety and quality of services, the unbeatable public transport network and the great demand that exists, since it is one of the most requested and fashionable neighbourhoods in Barcelona. If you want to rent an apartment in a dynamic, vibrant and modern area full of services, this is your neighbourhood. In addition, the neighbourhood covers an important network of rental apartments with excellent renovated commercial premises for housing, and some areas with single-family homes, that gives an idea of the rental demand in this area of the Catalan capital.
One of the most interesting things to experience in this neighbourhood are its famous ‘fiestas mayores’. The neighbors create many decorations throughout the year, to dress up the streets every August. Some of these decorations have been spectacular, and that is why the ‘fiesta mayor de Gràcia’ has become a cultural reference in Catalonia, and it is even known internationally. Music, activities for the whole family and other performing arts, take place in the ‘fiesta mayor de Vila de Gràcia’. Its vibrant squares and its commercial variety are other attractions in this neighbourhood of Barcelona.