Poble Sec is a neighbourhood in the Sants-Montjuïc area of Barcelona, situated between the feet of Montjuïc mountain and Avinguda Parallel. Poble Sec is a quiet area, making it the perfect place to live for families and locals wanting a more peaceful environment; central but away from the crowds and tourists of the city centre. Furthermore, it’s a safe and residential area which means it has not only all of the necessary amenities but also many leisure activities and markets. Poble Sec is the perfect neighbourhood for those of you who enjoy peaceful parks. There are several parks and green spaces in the area, especially towards Montjuïc, where there are scenic hills, with lovely views. These spaces are the perfect place to go for a jog, cycle, have a picnic or read a book. If you like to swim, there are large Olympic swimming pools by Montjuic castle which are open for use.
Poble Sec is also known for having lots of tapas bars and cafés at very reasonable prices. In Poble Sec there is Carrer de Blai, which is the best place in Barcelona for tapas. It is a pedestrian street full of bars and restaurants where you can eat pintxos or tapas. Also on this street is the infamous tapas restaurant ‘Tickets’ which has 3 Michelin stars and has been voted the best restaurant in the world 5 times by Restaurant Magazine. To find out more about this restaurant, click the link here. Not only known for having great eateries, Poble Sec is also characterised by its’ theatre culture. There are many theatres in this area that are definitely worth checking out.
Barcelona’s cosmopolitan spirit – diverse and intercultural – is shown by the fact that nearly 18% of city residents are foreigners. The city is divided into 10 districts and made up of 73 neighborhoods, filled with lots of history, culture, and plenty of fun activities for everyone. The neighborhoods are all distinct from one another, each one offering its own best features. We offer unique and different homes in some of the best neighborhoods of Barcelona; let us help you to discover your favorite neighborhood to live in!.