A walk for “Passeig de Gràcia” avenue
What would you like to do this long weekend in December? Do you have any plans? We suggest you to make a walk by the Passeig de Gràcia , a five kilometres avenue between Plaza Cataluña and Diagonal.
It is the most exclusive street of Barcelona, where you could find international luxury boutiques, as well as representative Catalan modernist buildings.
Nowadays, the avenue is full of cool coffee shops and chic restaurants, and the most prestigious boutiques with international brand names, like Louis Vuitton, Loewe, Armani, Cartier, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, Carolina Herrera, Valentino, Chanel, Saint Laurent… According to the experts, the “milla de oro” of Barcelona is one of the best shopping areas of the world.
In addition to this, the avenue is an openair museum of modernist architecture, with works of art that belongs to World Heritage. Walking around the street, you will contemplate the “Casa Lleó – Morera” designed by architect Domènech i Montaner. Moreover, you will see the most emblematic buildings of Antonio Gaudí like “Casa Batlló” and “Casa Milà – Pedrera” . Furthermore, head for the “Casa Amatller” by Puig i Cadafalch , built from 1898 to 1900.
On the other hand, you could hire a tour “PDG Walk” , guided by the historian Edu García, who will discover you the history of the avenue, the secrets of its protagonists and the beginning of its select brands.