Placa Catalunya

Placa Catalunya Barcelona

Placa Catalunya (Catalunya Square) is in the heart of the city of Barcelona.  This is a great place to come as it’s right in the center of town where many of the streets meet.

Placa Catalunya Barcelona

In a few minutes you can be in the Eixample district where you will find the buildings of Antoni Gaudi along the ‘golden square’ (Quadrat d’Or).

Nearby is La Rambla, the Gothic Quarter and  Raval which are all part of the Ciutat Vella.

In the very centre of the square is the Tourist Information Office (directly opposite the popular El Corte Inglés department store).

In front of the the store is the aerobus (airport bus) stop and tourist buses.  Close by is the department store El Corte Inglés (English Cut) which has 9 floors with a cafe/restaurant on the top floor.  On the opposite side of the square is a very large Habitat store.

South of Plaça Catalunya (in Portal de l’Angel)  is another El Corte Inglés. There are even more amazing  shops and restaurants.

El Triangle shopping center is on the corner of the square and Pelayo Street. Inside are stores such as Fnac (electrical and music) and Foot Locker.  Nearby are more shops and restaurants in Carrer de la Portaferrissa (next to Las Ramblas).

Placa Catalunya ~ FC Barcelona Shop

fc Barcelona shop Football fans will love the official fc Barcelona official store in the square.

This is the most famous European football team in the world and locally known as Barça.

Placa Catalunya Cafés

cafe zurich placa catalunya barcelonaThere are many restaurants and cafes surounding the square such as Hard Rock Café .

The Café Zurich has a great terrace where you can enjoy a drink in this very trendy area of Barcelona.

This famous square is surrounded by lovely shops and hotels and is one of the best places to stay if you want everything on your doorstep.

Where To Stay?

Many hotels such as  the popular Jazz Hotel and Hotel 1898 are just a few minutes walk from Placa Catalunya.

hotel1898barcelona This is one of the most popular hotels in Barcelona in a prime location on La Rambla.

Features include free Free High-Speed Internet, Bar/Lounge and Business Center.  Fitness Center, restaurant and room service and swimming pool. The  Colonial Suites come private terrace and pool.

h10 catalunya plazaThe 3 star H10 Catalunya Plaza is located right in Placa Catalunya and offers a bar/lounge, Business Center, free Wi-Fi, restaurant and room service.

Just 5mins from Placa Catalunya is the NH Calderon which has a large outdoor swimming pool and views of the city, a fully-equipped fitness area, solarium, hydro massage and sauna.

There are lots more lovely hotels close to the square in the Gothic Quarter, La Ramblas and Exiample district.  Don’t forget to check out  the shops in Barcelona and also the Shopping Bus.

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