Sants-Montjuïc

A big neighborhood with broad appeal, Sants-Montjuic boasts modern museums and old-fashioned markets.

Sprawling Sants-Montjuïc may be one of Barcelona’s largest neighborhoods, but it’s generally off the radar for tourists. Sants-Montjuïc uses it expansive size to its advantage–its residents choose between countless local cafes and bars, enjoy the ease of accessible public transportation, and visit the art museum based in their neighborhood. Despite its array of activities, Sants-Montjuïc maintains a down-to-earth approachability and a quietude usually reserved for suburban areas.

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On the Map

Sants-Montjuïc is bordered by El Poble-sec, Sant Antoni, El Raval, La Nova Esquerra de l'Eixample, Les Corts, La Barceloneta, L'Antiga Esquerra de l'Eixample, Ciutat Vella, and Eixample

El Prat Airport: 15 minutes by car without traffic or 15 minutes by public transit
Plaça Catalunya: 20 minutes by public transit
Sagrada Família: 35 minutes by public transit

  • Public transit is Easy
  • Having a car is Possible

A Large Neighborhood With Endless Options

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Sants-Montjuïc isn't ritzy or superbly refined.

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This neighborhood embraces the day-to-day, everyday lifestyles of its unpretentious residents.

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They gather on benches. They gather in squares.

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They stroll, shop, and work in Sants-Montjuïc.

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When you're in the neighborhood, you'll feel that other people are really in it, too.

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Sants-Montjuïc feels lived-in and well-known by its residents.

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There are many sides to Sants-Montjuïc.

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Its large size encourages new adventures.

The location is hard to beat because the neighborhood has everything you’ll need within walking distance and is known for its numerous restaurants, bars, theaters, and discos."

Next to Famous Sights and Landmarks

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As you ascend the steps to the National Art Museum of Catalonia, you'll be serenaded by street performers and inspired by intrepid joggers taking the stairs two at a time.

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You'll also enjoy the view from the top.

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Nice, right?

City and Sea Vistas From Montjuïc Castle

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Seeking sublime views of Barcelona as it swims into the sea?

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Take the cable car up to Montjuïc Castle, a majestic edifice once used as a military bastion.

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Cross the drawbridge into a world full of fortified stone and antique armaments.

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Endless Dining Options In Sants-Montjuïc

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Sants-Montjuïc encompasses an expansive area where smaller, pocket-sized neighborhoods carve out their own niches.

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Local cafes and little squares punctuate the neighborhood's landscape.

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More casual than classy, dining in Sants-Montjuïc means a well-lit eatery and a laid-back meal.

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Recreational Pursuits In An Urban Environment

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Whether you're running, lunging, skating, or lounging, Sants-Montjuïc makes space for it all.

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Use the space to sprawl.

Convenient Access to Barcelona and Beyond

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Sants Estacio, Sants-Montjuïc's state-of-the-art international train station, whisks passengers to local and foreign destinations throughout the day.

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Recently renovated, the station's clean lines represent Barcelona's immersion in the 21st century.

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You've arrived.

Photography

Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighborhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:

Susana Lopez

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Susana Lopez is a freelance photographer currently based in Barcelona. She travels wherever an interesting project takes her. Design and music are two of the corner stones of her life and she admits to feeling slightly frustrated that she didn’t become a rockstar. Photographing Barcelona for Neighborhoods made her fall in love with this amazing city all over again.

Serena De Sanctis

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Serena De Sanctis was born in Rome, and lives and works in Barcelona. She feels that photography enables her to approach and experience other people’s lives. Photographing Barcelona for Airbnb enabled her to get to know every corner of the city and to showcase what each neighborhood has to offer.

Lindsay Murphy

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Lindsay Murphy is a freelance photographer from Boston, Massachusetts. Her work mainly focuses on architecture, children, weddings, food and wine. As a new Barcelona resident, photographing Barcelona for Airbnb was the perfect way for her to quickly establish an intimate relationship with the city. She is currently photographing her way around Spain.