Poblenou, Barcelona: The district that will charm you

Poblenou, Barcelona: The district that will charm you

Famous for its cemetery and its beach, Poblenou was transformed with the 1992 Olympic Games becoming a business and property area next to the coast.

At the end of the 19th century, it was the country’s most industrially concentrated area earning it the nickname of the “Catalan Manchester”.

The center of Barcelona is just in few minutes away by metro at 4-5 stations.

So you can enjoy a quiet place with all the benefits of the city.

POBLENOU: Urban and creative design  

Literally meaning New Village in Catalan, Poblenou has a creative and modern atmosphere with its old factories having become lofts and galleries where artists live and work.

The neighborhood is now filled with warehouse conversions containing loft spaces, galleries, coworking spaces, architecture studios and the occasional wall of beautiful street art.

Art lovers will be overjoyed; art is everywhere:

Antoni Miralda and Mariscal, creator of the design studio Palo Alto, reconverted an old factory 20 years ago in creation market. An ideal spot where vintage and contemporary design, street style, and gastronomy art all come together.

We could also describe Poblenou as the district for innovation. This is a constantly evolving area.

The 38-storey Agbar Tower located just off plaza de las Glorias shows the development of the 22@ project.

This is Barcelona’s initiative to transform two hundred hectares of industrial land making spaces for knowledge-based activities. It represents the biggest and most ambitious transformation project in Barcelona and has a high real estate potential.

Not surprisingly, Poblenou has quickly become a favorite area for couples and families, in particular those working in the fields of technology, innovation or creation.

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“LA FIRA CERVESA”: 7th edition

This year, the famous “Fira del Poblenou” will take place on July 6th,7th, 8th in Poblenou Park.

What is it?

This is the most famous beer festival in Spain occuring only a few meters from the beach.

This event brings together people from all over the world to taste different types of craft beer (more than 200).

There are three days of tastings, presentations, music, food trucks, activities and competitions.

The National Beer Championship also takes place here, the competition aiming to recognize the best commercially produced beers in Spain.

If you are a beer lover, this event is perfect for you!


In September, the Poblenou neighbourhood celebrates their biggest festival for two weeks. It is a traditional festival with parades, concerts, dance, art and community meals.

An event that brings the community together to have a good time in Poblenou’s gorgeous streets.


To make the most of this amazing area, Casamona has several flats for rent and for sale in Poblenou and its surroundings.

This luxury 2 bedrooms with stunning views of the city is available now!

You can see all the apartments available in Poblenou on our site.