Destination guide

Why people love visiting arty El Raval

Come and experience El Raval and its architecture, art galleries and museums. Revered for its shopping, restaurants and theatres, this city is both romantic and welcoming. Palau de la Musica Catalana and Casa Batllo are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around El Raval

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that El Raval has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rambla del Raval (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • La Rambla (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Bubbleparc (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Barcelona Aquarium (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Carrer Montcada (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Barcelona Zoo (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in El Raval

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, El Raval is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Montjuic (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Barceloneta Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Mar Bella Beach (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Park Guell (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Mossen Costa i Llobera Gardens (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Placa de la Sardana (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around El Raval

Fly into Barcelona (BCN-Barcelona Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.1 mi (11.5 km) from the city centre.

You can see more of El Raval by catching a ride on the metro at Parc de Montjuic Station, Paral-lel Station or Drassanes Station.

Where to stay near El Raval?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,616 holiday rentals near El Raval. From 1,564 Condos/Apartments to 28 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near El Raval for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to El Raval?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in El Raval:

  • El Barri Gòtic: 1,440 holiday homes
  • Dreta de l'Eixample: 2,333 holiday homes
  • El Born: 558 holiday homes
  • Hostafrancs: 436 holiday homes
  • Sant Gervasi - Galvany: 1,002 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to El Raval?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in El Raval. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Virreina Palace: 4,567 holiday rentals
  • Sant Pau del Camp: 4,487 holiday rentals
  • Centre de Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona: 4,558 holiday rentals
  • Film Archive of Catalonia: 4,544 holiday rentals
  • Raval Cat: 4,549 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around El Raval listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in El Raval?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,564 Condos/Apartments in El Raval. Our other popular types of El Raval holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 28 holiday houses
  • Studios: 1,536 holiday houses
  • Villas: 3 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in El Raval?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 15 holiday homes with pool available in El Raval. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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