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Vila De Gracia, Spain

From series “Top 13 most fantastic and colorful streets and quarters”
In Barcelona, ​​hikers should definitely walk down the street of Villa de Gracia. Every year in early August, this street is transformed beyond recognition. In the framework of the annual festival, Festa Major, it is decorated with various art installations. Special garlands of colored paper, unusual sculptures and ornaments made of recycled plastic, as well as decorations made of plastic bags are the main items that adorn the streets for a month.

Vila De Gracia, Spain Gracia Quarter is famous for its colorful atmosphere. There are many historical monuments. The best Spanish restaurants and unusual cultural institutions can be found right there. The picturesque quarter has its own special holiday. First, it was celebrated in the first half of the 19th century. Initially, quarter residents decorated their homes with all materials at hand. After some time, locals began decorating the main street of the quarter too. The modern holiday is sure to please those who like the urban style in art.

In recent years, the celebration has acquired a distinct environmental focus. Only recycled secondary materials are used for street decoration of  Villa de Gracia. The process turned into a real competition, and literally any team can participate there. Each group presents an installation to the audience and the jury. The winner is selected on the last day. Those who are going to visit Barcelona in August should definitely walk along this fabulous street that is one of the brightest and most unusual in the world. Next - Roombeek Street


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Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'Caixer automàtic Caixabank' located in 0.08 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'jennycars' is located in 0.16 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Repsol' in 0.18 km
Supermarket: 'Ecogourmet' in 0.04 km
Parking: 'Parking Augusta' in 0.14 km
Apotheek: 'Farmacia Mariano Samaranch Mirada' in 0.05 km
Police station: 'Policia Nacional' in 0.77 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Fuji Ya Barcelona' in 0.04 km
Railway station: 'Sant Gervasi' in 0.23 km

Nearest airports:
 »  El Prat Airport BCN - in 12 km
 »  Girona - in 75 km
 »  Reus Airport REU - in 86 km
 »  De La Seu Airport LEU - in 120 km
 »  Lleida-Alguaire Airport ILD - in 138 km
 Cities nearby

Best hotels near Vila De Gracia

Vila de Gracia Apartments

Located in 0 km from Vila De Gracia
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Rooms: 3
Set in different location, apartments and studio come with a fully-equipped kitchen or kitchenette including microwave, fridge and coffee machine. … More: photo, rates and booking
Pool House Barcelona

Located in 1 km from Vila De Gracia
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Rooms: 6
Pool House Barcelona can be rented as an entire house, or alternatively is it possible to rent just a room. The modern house offers air-conditioned … More: photo, rates and booking
Ypo Rooms

Located in 2 km from Vila De Gracia
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Rooms: 4
Rooms are decorated with colourful finishes and Buddha figures. The bathrooms are shared and include a bath tub and shower. Some rooms include … More: photo, rates and booking
ZOO LoCo

Located in 3 km from Vila De Gracia
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Rooms: 14
Rooms at ZOO LoCo have a flat-screen TV and a wardrobe. The private bathroom comes with a shower and the shared kitchen includes 2 stoves and a … More: photo, rates and booking

Nearest unique sightseeing spots to visit

Park Guell
1 km - Park Guell
Barcelona can boast with the world famous Park Guell. That’s the wonderful city-garden, which is notable not only for landscapes, but also for architectural decorations. The opening of the park took place in the early 20th century. Originally, it was planned to build …
Sagrada Familia
2 km - Sagrada Familia
Fans of outstanding attractions usually visit the Temple of the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona. That's the most famous long-term construction in the world and the outstanding work of Antonio Gaudi. Construction of the temple began in 1882 and still continues today. …
Mercury Fountain
3 km - Mercury Fountain
By far not all well-known fountains of the world are characterized by the impressive size. A good example of this is mercury pringing caldera. This tiny fountain, erected in 1937, can be seen in the Juana Miro Museum. The fountain remained open for a couple of years. …
Catalunya en Miniatura
14 km - Catalunya en Miniatura
Catalonia in miniature can be admired in Barcelona. In a miniature park models of the most prominent and most visited sights of the region have been presented. The museum was opened in 1983 and covers an area of ​​60 000 square meters. About half of this area is …
Monasterio de Montserrat
33 km - Monasterio de Montserrat
The amazing monastery of Montserrat located in a mountainous area of the same name is the main religious center of Catalonia. It attracts Catholics from around the world. Hundreds of years ago, a wooden statue of the Madonna has been founded by shepherds in one of the …
Santa Margarida
88 km - Santa Margarida
Santa Margarida is probably one of the most beautiful and most visible volcanic crater in the world. The crater is located in the picturesque district of La Garrocha. This majestic crater enchants with its impressive size. The height of its slopes reaches 682 meters, …
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