Walking out the door of the hotel you will find yourself on Las Ramblas, the most famous street in Barcelona. From Port Vell to Plaza de Catalunya, you will discover centenary shops, souvenir shops, beautiful flower stalls and local products, street performers and living statues that give a special charm to one of the most colorful and full of life areas.
This boulevard crosses the Modernist Eixample district and leads from Plaça Catalunya to Diagonal. One of the trendiest shopping streets in Barcelona, international brands and exquisite local designers present their latest offerings in its small boutiques and larger stores.
Tapas bars and restaurants have their terraces on the rambla, a large central pedestrian walkway. This is an ideal place to stop for a rest in between shopping. The famous Pastisseries Mauri specialises in fine cakes, chocolate and teas; its elegant décor attracts a privileged public who appreciate its quality.
Lacoste is an important international brand with several stores in Barcelona, and their distinctive cuts and accessories can also be found in Rambla Catalunya. You’ll find top craftsmanship at Mayol Sabateria, artisan shoemakers since 1890 who opened their first shop in Paris in 2003. Nino Alvarez sells premium clothing and accessories brands for men, such as Herno, Boglioli, Lardini, Incotex and Hogan, reputed for their quality textiles and materials.
Creative jewellery adorns Uno de Cinquenta a Spanish artisan concept which is now present in 40 countries worldwide. Another renowned store is the Catalan Aramis boutique, founded in 1969 and offering a classy range of clothing for ladies and gentlemen. Erre de Raso welcome each new season with style and simplicity. If you’re looking for luxurious lingerie, a visit to La Perla is a must.
EuropeanLife Luxury Week, Barcelona 2022