Tourism in Barcelona

Parks

Eusebi Güell commissioned Gaudí to carry out this work, with the idea of creating a “city garden”. Park Güell has some incredible stone structures, pathways supported by columns, and Gaudí’s symbolic dragon fountain. At the highest point of the park you can enjoy fantastic views of Barcelona. In 1984, the park was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. If you have enough time during your visit, you should definitely try to fit in this park.

From the hostel, take the green line on the metro (L3 – in the direction of Trinitat Nova) and get off at “Lesseps”. From there you can walk to the park, although it is quite a steep climb. If you prefer, you can take bus number 24 or 25 from a stop near the hostel.

Opening hours: 10am – 9pm, depending on the time of year. Free entrance.

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Turó del Putxet Park is one of the most beautiful green areas in Barcelona. The park is very quiet and not very touristy; perfect for a stroll or a picnic. It has a garden area and a wooded area, as well as a kid’s playground and an area for dogs. If you want to enjoy some fantastic views of Barcelona, you should climb up to the highest point.

Calle del Putxet S/N, Barcelona

Restaurants

If you fancy eating the best bravas (spicy potatoes) in the whole of Barcelona, then Bar Tomás is the place for you! You can get there easily by taking a FGC train, L6, from the “Pàdua/Putxet” stop, and getting off at “Sarrià”.

The best bravas in Barcelona, only 10 minutes from the hostel!

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Fancy something different? The El Petit Bangkok is a small restaurant and is perfect if you’d like to sample a variety of different Thai dishes. Excellent value for money and highly recommended. Advance booking is advisable.

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Calle de Zaragoza 85, 08006 Barcelona

If you’ve got a sweet tooth, you should check out the Foix de Sarrià patisserie. It is without a doubt one of the best patisseries in Barcelona!

Calle Mayor de Sarrià 57

Nightlife

The area of El Putxet is very near the Eixample Esquerra district, which has the most bars and clubs in Barcelona. Luz de Gas is one of the busiest clubs at the weekend, while concerts offering different music styles are held every day during the week.

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Considered one of Barcelona’s “in” places, the Otto Zutz club is spread over three floors, each offering different ambients in terms of decor, lighting, and music.Every night you can enjoy the best sounds in black music, Funk, Hip-Hop, R&B, and tasteful House.

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El Putxet is very near one of Barcelona’s trendiest areas for partying, bars, and restaurants. Since it opened in 2001, the Sutton Club has become the most glamorous and fashionable club in the city. It is a meeting place for the city’s people-with-style, and is a must for anyone visiting.

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Calle Tuset 13, 08006 Barcelona

Places of interest

Sagrada Familia is undoubtedly one of Barcelona’s top tourist attractions, designed by Antonio Gaudí.

It is considered one of the most original and ambitious of modern buildings. Construction began in 1882, but given its immense size, work is still going on, with completion expected sometime in the next 20-25 years.

You can walk there from the Hostel (20 minutes approx.), or take the metro: green line (L3 – in the direction of Zona Universitaria) to “Diagonal”, and change there to the blue line (L5 – in the direction of Vall d’Hebron), getting off at “Sagrada Familia”.

Plaça de la Sagrada Família, 316 08013 Barcelona

Clinics

The most prestigious clinics in Barcelona are located in the upper area of ​​the city, in the neighborhoods of Sant Gervasi and Gràcia. In order to make your clinical stay in Barcelona as pleasant and comfortable as possible, we invite you to contact with the reception where we will inform you about it.

The Barraquer Clinic is one of the most prestigious ophthalmology centres in Spain.

From the hostel, you can catch a FGC train from the nearest station, Pàdua/Putxet, taking Line 6 or 7 to “Muntaner” (journey time 13 mins).

You can also walk there. It takes about 15 minutes. In a taxi, you will get there in about 7 minutes, depending on the traffic.

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The Teknon medical centre is one of the leading hospitals in Spain’s health sector.

It’s just 25 minutes walk from the hostel, or you can take bus number 27 or 64 (about 20 mins.). In a taxi, it takes about 10 minutes, depending on the traffic.

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The Corachan private clinic is 5 minutes by car or taxi from Hostal El Putxet.

Good public transport connections with the hostel means you can get there in about 15 minutes. Take bus number 74 or 16, or a FGC train, Line 6, at “Sant Gervasi” station, which is only a 5-minute walk away, and get off at “Tres Torres”.

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Specialising in women’s health, the prestigious Dexeus is 5 minutes by car or taxi from the hostel.

You could also use public transport, though the journey takes about 30 minutes. Take bus number 74, or the green line (L3) on the metro from “Lesseps”, the station nearest the hostel, in the direction of “Zona Universitaria”, and get off at “Maria Cristina”.

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The Sagrada Familia clinic is a medical and healthcare centre, and is only 15 minutes’ walk away from the hostel.

It takes only 5 minutes if you go by car or taxi, but you can also take bus number 74, which will get you there in about 15 minutes.

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The well-renowned Pilar Clinic, is located in Balmes street, very near Hostal el Putxet. It has vast experience in the area of mother and child care.

You can take public transport: FGC train, L7, from the nearest station “Pàdua/Putxet”, getting off at “Sant Gervasi”.

It’s only about a 12-minute walk.

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Carrer Balmes 271

Today, the hospital complex of Vall d’Hebron is considered one of the most important in Catalonia.

This public university and health centre belongs to the Catalan Health Institute.

To get there, take the metro from the station nearest the hostel, “Lesseps” (green line L3 – in the direction of Trinitat Nova), and get off at “Vall d’Hebron”. The journey takes about 10 minutes.

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Passeig Vall d’Hebron, 119 – 129