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The Gracia neighbourhood


Gracia has been an independent village since 1897. Today it is one of the most important neighbourhoods in the city of Barcelona due to its special atmosphere and for having retained its own identity.


The district stretches north to south from Plaza Joanic to Princep d’Astúries street, and west to east from Travessera de Dalt to Córcega Street.


The best thing for visitors to do in Gracia is to take a stroll along its narrow streets and enjoy the great atmosphere, not forgetting to take a look at Plaza Rius i Taulet, with its large central bell tower, and Plaza de la Virreina, where the parish church of Sant Joan is located.


In late August, the neighbourhood celebrates its annual festival; the streets are decorated and multitude of outdoor activities and concerts are organised. A must at this time of year is to walk through the streets and soak up the festive atmosphere.

Address: To enter the Gracia neighbourhood, we suggest you take the metro and get off at Fontana (L3), which leaves you at the intersection of Gran de Gràcia street with Astúries; at Joanic (L4); or take an FCG train (any of the ones from Plaza Catalunya) and get off at the Gracia stop, which leaves you at the intersection of Via Augusta with Marià Cubí.

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Places of interest near HCC Hotels


    Our hotels are situated in the city centre of Barcelona, strategically located in emblematic buildings from the city, close to the historical monuments from Barcelona and to the main cultural and shopping areas. If you stay in HCC St Moritz hotel you will find just a step away Passeig de Gracia; if you want to visit La Pedrera HCC Regente hotel is close to the building; HCC Montblanc hotel is located just in front the Palau de la Música and a few minutes from Picasso Museum, if you come to Barcelona to attend a fair or to see a concert HCC Lugano hotel is located near the Barcelona Trade Fair and to The Olimpic Ring, from HCC Taber hotel you will last 5 minutes walking to Plaza Catalunya, the best option close to the Sants station is HCC Open hotel; if you want to visit the Camp Nou or the F.C. Barcelona museum stay in HCC Covadonga hotel in Diagonal Avenue.

    If you prefer to know other singular places from Catalunya come to the HCC Ciutat de Berga hotel situated in the heart of the city in the middle of the Pre-Pyrenees and HCC Montsia hotel is perfect to enjoy the Ebro Delta.


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