Destination guide

Why people love visiting artsy El Raval

Come and experience El Raval and its architecture, art galleries and museums. Well-liked for its shopping, restaurants and theaters, this city is both romantic and welcoming. Palau de la Musica Catalana and Casa Batllo are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, 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 vacation 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 center:

  • 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 center:

  • 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)

Transportation 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 center.

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 around El Raval?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,584 holiday lettings near El Raval. From 1,485 Condos/Apartments to 74 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near El Raval 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 accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in El Raval:

  • Gornal: 160 holiday homes
  • El Port: 242 holiday homes
  • Horta: 18 holiday homes
  • Sarrià: 117 holiday homes
  • Pedralbes: 83 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals 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 accommodations near great places in El Raval. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Centre de Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona: 4,446 holiday lettings
  • Film Archive of Catalonia: 4,863 holiday lettings
  • Raval Cat: 4,399 holiday lettings
  • Hospital de la Santa Creu de Barcelona: 4,511 holiday lettings
  • Maritime Museum: 4,845 holiday lettings

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 1,485 Condos/Apartments in El Raval. Our other popular types of El Raval holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 74 self catering accommodations
  • Guest houses: 9 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 1,462 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bed & breakfasts 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 29 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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