The neighbourhood of Sarrià is one of the most sought after areas for those who want to rent a flat in the district of Sarrià-Sant Gervasi. It is one of the most exhaustive neighbourhoods of Barcelona.
In this area you can find many shops, elegant and stylish buildings, pedestrian areas and charming squares. The old quarter of the neighbourhood, the heart of Sarrià, is full of cafés, restaurants, clothing stores, bakeries and various other food stores, that usually offer top quality products.
This historic neighbourhood with narrow streets is located in the upper area of Barcelona, in the wealthier and more exclusive district of Sarrià-Sant Gervasi. Sarrià has many quality properties in a lovely, commercial area, and it is well connected to the rest of the Catalan capital.
The neighbourhood of Sarrià is an elegant, distinguished and traditional neighbourhood with pedestrian streets, charming small squares, a large number of services and a select and varied commercial offer.
Public transport in this area consists of several stops of the Ferrocarriles de la Generalitat (the train) and a good mix of metro and train stops, that connect Sarrià with Plaza Catalunya and other municipalities in the province of Barcelona.
It also has multiple bus lines and it is near to the Ronda de Dalt, one of the gateways to the Catalan capital. On the subject of real estate, Sarrià has elegant residences, some more traditional with wooden beams and lots of charm, and other more modern. There are medium-sized and more spacious apartments, and many are finished with modern, quality materials, while others still have the original interior elements.
You can also find beautiful ground floor apartments with a garden or beautiful single-family, terraced house with lots of charm. The prices are very high, largely due to the extensive commercial area and its services. At the same time these characteristics are highly valued by the residents in this part of the Catalan capital.
If you are looking for a fine, family neighbourhood, but also full of life provided by shops, bars and restaurants and with good public transport, Sarrià is one of the best places to live in Barcelona. I
It is also a culturally very active neighbourhood, with many years of history, as traces going back to the tenth century have been detected in this area.
You can find the bar with the best patatas bravas in the city in the neighbourhood of Sarrià, the legendary Bar Tomás in the Calle Mayor de Sarria, which is one of the arteries. It is full of shops, cafes, bakeries, bars and restaurants. Bar Tomás, in addition to making patatas bravas, offers other excellent tapas and delicious sandwiches.
Other attractions in the area are the church of Sant Vicenç de Sarrià, dating from the year 980, the College of the Teresians in modernist style, and the College of San Ignacio in English neo-Gothic style.