District of Barcelona
in Barcelona of Catalonia, Spain
- Barcelona International Airport (8 mi)
- Sabadell Airport (10 mi)
- Girona Airport (47 mi)
- Aeròdrom dels Pirineus-Alt Urgell Airport (76 mi)
- Perpignan-Rivesaltes (Llabanère) Airport (100 mi)
- Carcassonne Airport (126 mi)
- Palma De Mallorca Airport (131 mi)
- Castres-Mazamet Airport (150 mi)
- Toulouse-Blagnac Airport (160 mi)
- Palau de la Música Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona (Unesco heritage, 1 mi)
- Works of Antoni Gaudí (Unesco heritage, 2 mi)
- Archaeological Ensemble of Tárraco (Unesco heritage, 50 mi)
- Poblet Monastery (Unesco heritage, 56 mi)
- Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley (Unesco heritage, 82 mi)
- Catalan Romanesque Churches of the Vall de Boí (Unesco heritage, 104 mi)
- Cultural Landscape of the Serra de Tramuntana (Unesco heritage, 118 mi)
- Zoo de Barcelona (zoo, (2 mi)
- Olympic Port (marina, (2 mi)
- Aquarium Barcelona (zoo, (2 mi)
- Karting Minilandia (amusement park, (10 mi)
- Indoor Karting Barcelona (amusement park, (6 mi)
- Natupark (amusement park, (8 mi)
- Tibidabo (amusement park, (3 mi)
- Observatori Fabra (observation point, (3 mi)
- Mirador del Aeroport del Prat (observation point, (6 mi)
- Catalunya en Miniatura (amusement park, (9 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 41.389 and 2.159 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 41° 23' 19" and E 2° 9' 32"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Euro - EUR
- Spoken languages:
- Spanish, Catalan, Galician, Basque, Occitan
- Local electricity:
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- Local Time: 12:57 AM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Europe/Madrid
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:56 am and 5:23 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -43.750 and -176.800 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Spain.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Spain. Last Update: 2023-11-28 08:25:59
The district Vallcarca of Barcelona in Barcelona (Catalonia) with it's 15,571 inhabitants Vallcarca is located in Spain about 313 mi east of Madrid, the country's capital.
If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Sant Just Desvern, Sant Cugat del Valles, Ripollet, Sant Feliu de Llobregat and Badalona. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 14°C / 57 °F
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|Air Pressure||1007 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from North-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 98% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Wednesday, 29th of November 2023
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Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.
Thursday, 30th of November 2023
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Friday, 1st of December 2023
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Hotels and Places to Stay
City-Stays Diagonal Magnolia Apartments
Bonavista Apartments - Virreina
Mercure Barcelona Condor
Pol & Grace Hotel
Via Augusta Apartments
Catalonia Barcelona 505
Silken Sant Gervasi
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Park Güell is a garden complex with architectural elements situated on the hill of El Carmel in the Gràcia district of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. It was designed by the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí and built in the years 1900 to 1914. It has an extension of 17.18 ha (0.1718 km²), which makes it one of the largest architectural works in south Europe. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Works of Antoni Gaudí".
El Carmel, or simply Carmel, is a neighbourhood in the district of Horta-Guinardó, in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Carmel is in the municipal district of Horta-Guinardó. The area was developed mainly in the 60s and 70s when immigrant workers, encouraged to move to Barcelona by the government of the dictator Francisco Franco built housing for themselves.
Casa Vicens is a family residence in Barcelona, designed by Antoni Gaudí and built for industrialist Manuel Vicens. It was Gaudí's first important work. It was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Works of Antoni Gaudí" in 2005. It was built in the period 1883-1889 and is located at Carrer de les Carolines 24, in the Gràcia district of Barcelona. Thee site was small (smaller today after the widening of the street) compared to similar structures in the area.
Open University of Catalonia
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Carme Pinós (born 1954) is a Spanish Catalan architect. Graduated at the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Barcelona in 1979. From 1982 on she formed a partnership with her husband, Enric Miralles, which ended in 1991. During this period the projects developed include the Igualada Cemetery Park, the Archery Range Buildings for the 1992 Olympic Games and the La Llauna School in Badalona.
Barcelona Metro line 9
Line 9 (Línia 9 in Catalan) is a line of the Barcelona Metro network that is currently under construction, with five stations open in the Santa Coloma de Gramenet suburb since December 2009. Upon completion, it will be the longest automatic metro line in Europe.
Parc de la Creueta del Coll
Parc de la Creueta del Coll is a park in the Gràcia and Horta districts of Barcelona, Spain. The park was created from an abandoned quarry as part of the nou urbanisme developments during the 1992 Summer Olympics by architects Martorell and Mackay. Today it's distinctly run-down and scruffy. The park contains the sculpture Elogio del Agua, by Basque sculptor Eduardo Chillida, a massive concrete claw suspended by steel cables above a flooded quarry.
Lesseps (Barcelona Metro)
Lesseps is a station in the Barcelona Metro network, named after its location, Plaça de Lesseps, in the Gràcia district of Barcelona, itself named after Ferdinand de Lesseps, who was appointed French consul in 1842. The station is served by L3. Opening in 1924, it belongs to the oldest section of the oldest line in the city, back then operated by the Gran Metro rail company.
Plaça de Lesseps, Barcelona
Plaça de Lesseps is a square serving as the border between the Sarrià-Sant Gervasi and Gràcia district of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, loosely divided in two parts.
Avinguda Tibidabo (Barcelona Metro)
Avinguda Tibidabo is a station of the Barcelona Metro, the terminus of FGC-operated line 7 (also known as Línia de Balmes). Situated under Carrer de Balmes, the station has an entrance in the Plaça de John F. Kennedy, allowing transfer to the historic Tramvia Blau. The station has a single platform, with the line ending at a buffer within the station.
Vall d'Hebron (Barcelona Metro)
Vall d'Hebron is a station on line 3 and line 5 of the Barcelona Metro. The station is located underneath Passeig de la Vall d'Hebron, between Avinguda Jordà and Camí de la Granja. It was opened in 1985. The side-platform station has a single ticket hall with two accesses. The extension of line 5 opened on 30 July 2010. Near Vall d'Hebron station are the Sant Genís metro yards, which connect to the line on either side of this station.
Fontana (Barcelona Metro)
Fontana is a Barcelona Metro station located under Carrer Gran de Gràcia and Carrer d'Astúries in the Gràcia district of Barcelona. It's served by L3. Opened in 1924 as part of the first metro line of the city, the station retains some of the original decoration. It's also one of the few stations in the city to have an access and a ticket hall over ground. The platforms are 92 m. long.
Sant Gervasi (Barcelona Metro)
Sant Gervasi is a railway station operated by Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya with Barcelona Metro and Metro del Vallès commuter train services. It takes its name from the neighbourhood Sant Gervasi, in the Sarrià-Sant Gervasi district of Barcelona. It was inaugurated in 1929. It's located in Plaça Molina very near the L7 station Plaça Molina. The two stations are connected by a tunnel.
Vallcarca (Barcelona Metro)
Vallcarca is a Barcelona Metro station in the Vallcarca i els Penitents neighbourhood, in the Gràcia district of Barcelona. It's served by L3. It opened in 1985 when the Lesseps-Montbau section of the line was inaugurated. It's located underneath Avinguda de l'Hospital Militar, between Carrer de l'Argentera and the Vallcarca bridge. It can be accessed either from Avinguda de la República Argentina and from Carrer de Gomis. The platforms are 93 m. long.
Vallcarca i els Penitents
Vallcarca i els Penitents is a neighbourhood in the northernmost part of Gràcia, a district of Barcelona. Locked between two hills, Putget and El Coll, it grew out of a few scattered settlements, namely L'Hostal de la Farigola, Can Falcó, Can Mas and Can Gomis.
Penitents (Barcelona Metro)
Penitents is a station of the Barcelona Metro network, served by L3, named after the Vallcarca i els Penitents area in the northern part of Gràcia. It opened in 1985. It's located under avinguda de l'Hospital Militar between carrer del Gòlgota and carrer d'Anna Piferrer, and can be accessed from entrances in the former and the latter, leading to a single ticket hall. Its platforms are 96 m. long.
El Putxet (Barcelona Metro)
El Putxet is a railway station in Barcelona, listed as a Barcelona Metro station because it is served by L7. It serves the El Putxet quarter of Sarrià-Sant Gervasi, Barcelona, underneath carrer de Balmes. It is operated by Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya (FGC) and is part of the so-called Metro del Vallès network. It opened in 1953, and was called Núñez de Arce until 1980. When first built in 1929, the station was named Mercado as it sits right next to Mercado de Sant Gevarasi.
El Putget i Farró
El Putget i Farró (or el Putxet i el Farró) is a neighbourhood in the Sarrià-Sant Gervasi district of Barcelona, Catalonia, located on a hill between Vallcarca and Sant Gervasi, urbanised after the 1870s. It is formed by two quarters, the former neighborhoods of el Putget and el Farró.
Sant Gervasi – la Bonanova
Sant Gervasi - la Bonanova is a neighborhood in the Sarrià-Sant Gervasi district of Barcelona, Catalonia. Formerly it was with the neighborhood of Sant Gervasi - Galvany, an independent municipality called Sant Gervasi de Cassoles.
Pàdua (Barcelona Metro)
Pàdua is a railway station in Sarrià-Sant Gervasi, Barcelona operated by Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya, on Barcelona Metro and line L7 (Línia de Balmes). The location is Carrer de Balmes. It opened in 1953 with the opening of the line from Gràcia railway station to Avinguda Tibidabo. The platforms are 60 m long.
Plaça Molina (Barcelona Metro)
Plaça Molina is a railway station in Barcelona, by Plaça Molina, a square in the Sarrià-Sant Gervasi district. The station is operated by Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya (FGC), and served by a Metro del Vallès line currently part of the Barcelona Metro network: L7, also known as Línia de Balmes.
Castellers de la Vila de Gràcia
The Castellers de la Vila de Gràcia, created in 1996, are a colla castellera, based in Vila de Gràcia that makes human castles. The colour of their shirts is navy blue. The first 4 de 8 (a human castle 8 stories high with 4 people in each level) was unloaded by the Castellers de Gràcia (to unload a castle means to start and finish the castle without falling) was achieved on August 17, 2003 in the Plaça de la Vila de Gracia. Their best performance was: 4 de 8, 3 de 8 and 7 de 8.
El Coll – La Teixonera (Barcelona Metro)
El Coll - La Teixonera is a Barcelona metro station located in the Horta-Guinardó district. The station opened on the 30 July 2010 as part of a 3 station extension to line 5. It is situated on the border between three neighbourhoods, El Carmel, La Teixonera and El Coll. As its name suggest it mainly serves the two neighbourhoods El Coll and La Teixonera even though one of the three station entrances is located in the neighbourhood El Carmel.
Gaudi House Museum
Gaudí House-Museum, located within the Park Güell in Barcelona was the residence of Antoni Gaudí for almost 20 years, from 1906 till the end of 1925. On 28th September 1963 it was opened as a museum and nowadays houses a collection of furniture and objects designed by the architect.
Joan Maragall Archive
The Joan Maragall Archive is a documentation center that brings together a significant documentary on the life and work of the poet and the whole Modernism. The centre is placed in the last residence of Joan Maragall, at Alfons XII street, in the neighbourhood of Sant Gervasi, Barcelona. It is a reserve section of the National Library of Catalonia and is open to researchers of the poet's work.
These districts also belong to Barcelona.
- Bogatell Beach
- Can Tunis
- Ciutat Vella
- Dreta de l'Eixample
- Eixample Left
- El Arrabal Mas
- El Arrabal Torrelletas
- El Carmel
- el Clot
- el Coll
- el Poblenou
- Fort Pienc
- Gothic Quarter
- la Barceloneta
- La Bonanova
- La Bordeta
- Las Tres Torres
- Les Corts
- Nou Barris
- Poble Sec
- Sagrada Familia
- Sant Pere, Santa Caterina i La Ribera
- Sarria-Sant Gervasi
- The Raval
These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Barcelona.
- el Putxet i el Farro
- la Salut
- la Teixonera
- Sant Gervasi - Galvany
- la Vila de Gracia
- la Vall d'Hebron
- Can Baro
- la Clota
- Sant Genis dels Agudells
- el Camp d'en Grassot i Gracia Nova
- el Baix Guinardo
- la Font d'en Fargues
- l'Antiga Esquerra de l'Eixample
- Barri de les Corts
- la Nova Esquerra de l'Eixample
- el Guinardo
- Can Peguera
- el Turo de la Peira
- Vilapicina i la Torre Llobeta
- la Guineueta
- Sant Antoni
- el Camp de l'Arpa del Clot
- el Congres i els Indians
- la Maternitat i Sant Ramon
- Sants - Badal
- la Font de la Guatlla
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Barcelona.
- Sant Just Desvern
- Sant Cugat del Valles
- Sant Feliu de Llobregat
- Santa Perpetua de Mogoda
- Sant Quirze del Valles
- Santa Coloma de Cervello
- Sant Vicenc dels Horts
- Montornes del Valles
- Llica de Vall
- Caldes de Montbui
- Corbera de Llobregat
- Premia de Mar
- Castellvi de Rosanes
Barcelona, Barcelona (source)
Barcelona: Panorama de Maduixer°, Barcelona (source)
Barcelona: Centre, Barcelona (source)
Sarrià-Sant Gervasi: Mitre Street looking to NE (at Balmes St), Sarrià-Sant Gervasi (source)
Horta: Ronda de Dalt at Velòdrom (looking to SW with Tibidabo Mt. at the end), Horta (source)
Bonanova: Ronda Dalt looking to North-East, Bonanova (source)
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Vallcarca, Vallcarca i els Penitents