The neighbourhood of Sants is one of the most traditional and popular neighbourhoods of Barcelona, both culturally and energetically speaking. The neighbourhood of Sants has good connections, with a significant population density and rural atmosphere, and it has an extensive and interesting shopping area that brings much life to the neighbourhood. Its ‘fiestas mayores’, the Carrer de Sants, and the commercial buildings transformed into design homes, represent the character of this area of Barcelona. If you want to live in a modern neighbourhood, with unique and different properties compared to those of other areas of Barcelona, but that clings to its traditions and is inhabited by mostly young people, Sants can undoubtedly be an excellent option.
The neighbourhood of Sants belongs to the famous district of Sants-Montjuïc and is located next to the district of Les Corts, one of the most elegant districts of Barcelona. The neighbourhood of Sants is a middle class, traditional and popular neighbourhood, with a modern and vibrant atmosphere. Many young people are attracted by the nonconformity of the neighbourhood and its cultural charm, establishing a positive neighbourhood cohesion. Students also like the neighbourhood, since it is located near the university area par excellence of the Catalan capital, located in the district of Les Corts, but where they can get cheaper rental prices. The apartments in the area of Sants are usually of medium size, between 60 and 90 square meters, although it is also possible to find both smaller and larger apartments. Many of the apartments have high ceilings and authentic tiled floors, and many commercial premises have been recontructed into homes, some of them with a modern and clear layout, exquisite design, and generally with interior patios. There are also some lower houses in the neighbourhood, which are remainings of the old buildings of the historic district of Sants. If what you are looking for is to live in a neighbourhood with reasonable prices, taking into account the increase in prices in Barcelona, a neighbourhood with a youthful spirit, that preserves its traditions and with intense dynamics, this neighbourhood can become your new home.
Sants is a neighbourhood full of life, with a strong cohesion and with a great conservation of century-old traditions. One of the most important things that take place in the neighbourhood are its ‘fiestas mayores’. The ‘fiestas mayores de Sants’ are, along with the ‘fiestas de Gracia’, the most popular and best visited in Barcelona. Neighbors come together to decorate the streets of the neighbourhood every August, and decorations are inspired by different themes and created with recycled materials, which shows great creativity and teamwork. In addition, the festivities are full of cultural activities for every type of audience. On the other hand you also have the Carrer de Sants, with large establishments and small local commerces, which is the longest commercial street in Europe.