We stayed in a hotel right off Las Ramblas so we were able to experience the area at all times of day and evening. It’s vibrant, gorgeous, and filled with fun the entire length. Towards the end, you f...
Crowded and touristy but it's worth the experience
We headed up La Rambla, Barcelona’s main tourist pedestrian thoroughfare, and found it crowded with tourists and locals filling restaurants, sitting at tables in outdoor cafes having what Vera calls a...
La Rambla, also known as Las Ramblas, is one of Barcelona’s main thoroughfares and one of the most visited areas in the city. This fascinating artery is 0.8 miles (1,3 km) long and connects Plaça de Catalunya with the city’s old port.Las Ramblas is always lively, packed with tourists, locals and street artists who pose like living statues. A tree-lined pedestrianmall,its popularity with tourists has affected the character of the street, with a move to pavement cafes and souvenir kiosks. If you have your back to Port Vell and you are looking up towards Catalunya along the Ramblas on your left hand side is the Raval area and on your right-hand side is the Barri Gòtic (or Gothic Quarter). Liceu Theatre, Throughout the years, it has remained open as a cultural and artistic centre and has become one of the city’s iconic symbols.Over the past 150 years, the most prestigious operas have been put on in the Gran Teatre del Liceu with the most renowned and talented singers.
Every day, the Gran Teatre del Liceu organizes tours of the Opera House, where an English-speaking guide will take the visitors to the Theatre Vestibule, the Auditorium, the Hall of Mirrors and the Foyer, while explaining the main events that have taken place in this surprising theatre.
Barcelona truly has the best of both worlds. You get all the benefits of a buzzing metropolitan city while being only minutes away from one of Europe's most popular beaches. Stay at the centre of the city and visit picturesque Plaza Catalunya and vibrant Las Ramblas. Shop at all the unique boutiques and sample mouthwatering Spanish fare along the way. Check out Gaudi's creative architecture at Park Guell and admire views of Sagrada Familia and the city's skyline from one of the many inviting rooftop bars. Head to Barceloneta for a fun day at the beach and stop for lunch and sangria at the many eateries lining the promenade. Make sure the dive into a family size sharing Paella and plenty of seafood during your trip. A perfect combination of a city break and beach vacation for families or couples looking for culture and charm all in one place.
When the first sunshine of the Mediterranean Sea was sprinkled on the Ramblas, the street seemed to wake up. From morning till night, the flow of people, the Nanjing Road in Barcelona, was as lively as going to the market.
Tourists, wandering artists, turned this into a wanderer street. The starting point of the
La Rambla is Plaza Catalunya, the end of which is the world's largest tramp, the Columbus Memorial Column, which is divided into five sections, from Cannarets Fountain Street, College Street, Flower Street, Capuchin Monastery Street all the way to Santa Monica Street Convent Street, these streets are collectively known as "Lambras."
left hand old town, right hand new district, Barcelona is so clear that the old town is divided.
Arrival: Take the subway L1 (red line)/FGC line and get off at Plaa Catalunya station; take the subway L3 (green line) and get off at Plaa Catalunya, Liceu or Drassanes stop
Las Ramblas is a pedestrian boulevard in the heart of Barcelona, connected to the Plaça de Catalunya in the city center and the Columbus Monument in the Old Port. It is one of Europe's famous boulevards. There are newspaper stands, flower shops, food stores, etc, right down both sides of the street, with fascinating palaces and monuments nearby. It is also a paradise for wanderers, where itinerant entertainers putting on all sorts of performances here, and a huge variety of "human statues" line the streets, attracting tourists from all over the world.