Barcelona is a quite big city and it’s districts are all very different. A person who is considering to buy a real estate in Barcelona, first of all needs to determine the district. We will try to help with the choice, sharing our experience and identifying the most attractive neighborhoods of Barcelona for foreigners. The districts of the city can be divided into 3 big parts (Central, Coastal and Upper) and 3 suburban districts (Costa Maresme, Costa Blanca and the neighborhoods of Sant Cugat).
Central districts: are ideal for those who want to stay in an authentic Barcelona atmosphere, close to the main attractions and gastronomic abundance of the city. This part of the city is also very attractive for the investors.
Coastal districts: first of all, here will be comfortable for young families with children or those who want to live in luxury residential complexes on the beach front. These are modern districts with excellent infrastructure, parks, entertainment centers and, of course - beautiful beaches.
Upper districts: the elite districts of Barcelona located between the western part of the Diagonal Avenue and the Collserola park. These are prestigious residential districts which are dominated by detached buildings with closed territories. It is perfect district for permanent living for families with children. The best educational institutions and international schools are located in this part of the city.
Costa Maresme: the North coast of the suburb of Barcelona consists of small towns connected with Barcelona by rail and a highway. A great option for those who prefer buy a house not far from the sea and from Barcelona as well. The properties here are located in a residential district in the picturesque hills overlooking the sea. This region has everything you need for permanent residence, including an international school in the Alella town.
Canet de Mar
Malgrat de Mar
Premia de Mar
San Vicenc de Montalt
San Andreu de Llavaneres
Cabrera de Mar
Vilassar de Dalt
Arenys de Mar
San Pol de Mar
Costa Dorada: or the Southern coast of the suburbs of Barcelona. This region is also well connected to Barcelona via railway and a highway. For those who want to buy a townhouse or a villa close to the sea or buy an apartment on the coast at a reasonable price.
Sant Cugat: a cozy town located just behind the Tibidabo mountain, only 15 km from Barcelona. The city is completely self-sufficient, with excellent ecology and a high standard of living, excellent international schools. On the real estate market you can find modern apartments in buildings with communal district, and luxury houses.