Sarrià-Sant Gervasi

Good looks and good times are synonymous with this west Barcelona neighborhood.

Take time to dress the part as you mingle in this refined enclave along the outskirts of the city's center. Rub elbows with Barcelona's beautiful people and shop chicly in Sarrià-Sant Gervasi, the city's ultra-stylish and reservedly quiet former medieval village. When in Sarrià-Sant Gervasi, expect the best–it's a neighborhood where everything is artisanal and boutiques redefine sophisticated taste.

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On the Map

Sarrià-Sant Gervasi is bordered by El Coll, La Salut, El Putget i Farró, Les Tres Torres, Vallcarca i els Penitents, Vila de Gràcia, Les Corts, L'Antiga Esquerra de l'Eixample, and Pedralbes

El Prat Airport: 20 minutes by car without traffic or 55 minutes by public transit
Sants Station: 20 minutes by public transit
Plaça Catalunya: 15 minutes by public transit
Sagrada Família: 20 minutes by public transit

  • Public transit is Possible
  • Having a car is Possible

Elegance Along the Outskirts of Town

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Sleek tailoring, shiny office buildings, and sophisticated evenings embody the character of Sarrià-Sant Gervasi.

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Properly residential and politely reserved, the neighborhood's classic tastes infuse its cafes, boutiques, and park spaces with refined elegance.

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Private schools, well-behaved children, and opulently adorned homes add to the area's sense of exclusivity.

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Sarrià-Sant Gervasi reflects chic composure.

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A color, a stitch, and a leaf never seem to be out of place.

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The neighborhood's main plazas, squares, and thoroughfares radiate with poise.

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Artisanal Aspirations In Sarrià-Sant Gervasi

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In Sarrià-Sant Gervasi, it seems everything is artisanal.

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Quality sweets, quality oils, quality coffee.

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Hand-cut tables and chairs.

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Elegant details.

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The neighborhood is revered for its perfection in one particular culinary pursuit.

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Its residents contend Sarrià-Sant Gervasi serves the best patatas bravas in Barcelona.

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It could be a rumor, but we recommend you taste test the claim for yourself.

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Sarrià is a safe and quiet neighborhood but still offers restaurants and bars. Off the track from many tourist spots ... but close to nature and breathtaking views of Barcelona from the mountains."

Boutique Ideals

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Matching the quality of its cuisine, Sarrià-Sant Gervasi's boutiques make space for the best in hand-crafted clothing, textiles, and home decor.

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From dancing shoes to driving gloves, Sarrià-Sant Gervasi's appeal resides in the finer details of its style offerings.

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Sarrià-Sant Gervasi tailors its products based on the styles of the season.

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Bespoke.

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All of it.

Sarrià-Sant Gervasi's Green Escapes

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Sarrià-Sant Gervasi's families gather amid the lush park spaces that speckle their neighborhood.

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Jardins de Piscines i Esports is a popular weekend destination.

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Its green counterpart, Jardins de la Vil-la Amèlia, welcomes pond-gazers and pigeon-chasers.

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Sophisticated Architecture In Sarrià-Sant Gervasi

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From its dignified apartment complexes to its exquisite estates and timeless churches, Sarrià-Sant Gervasi's architectural accomplishments reflect the neighborhood's refinement.

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Plaça de Sarrià, Ronda del General Mitre, Sant Ignasi school, and Turo Parc each exhibit elegant restraint.

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See the light.

Photography

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

Teddy Iborra Wicksteed

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Teddy Iborra Wicksteed is a photographer based in Barcelona, Spain.

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.

Iciar J. Carrasco

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Freelance Photographer and Graphic Designer currently based in Madrid, Spain. Discovered her love for cameras at an early age when she got her first Polaroid. Loves photographing food before eating it, traveling and capturing scenes from different places or taking portraits of people. Also loves designing publications, paper, printing techniques and dreams of mixing all these with photography, creating a lifestyle magazine in the future.