Portal de l'Angel Vacations
To feel the real pulse of Barcelona, pull on some comfortable shoes and explore nearby areas such as La Rambla, Barcelona, and Poblenou.
From here, it is only 1 mile (2 kilometers) to one of the city’s most popular attractions, Sagrada Familia.
Portal de l'Angel has plenty of museums, exhibits and show venues nearby that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Spend part of the day admiring the exhibits at Maritime Museum, Barcelona Pavilion and Picasso Museum. Lovers of the arts will find plenty to cheer about at venues such as the Tivoli Theatre, the Victoria Theatre and the Palau de la Musica Catalana. Visit the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, the Centre de Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona and the Barbier-Mueller Museum of Pre-Columbian Art, to get your fix of art.
If you’re holidaying in Portal de l'Angel with little ones, take the time to explore CEM Maritim. Take photos, walk past the many exhibits and learn about animal biodiversity at Barcelona Zoo and Barcelona Aquarium.
If the sun is out, do what the locals do and make the most of the nearby green spaces. Stretch your legs and take the family to a local beach, for example the Mar Bella Beach, Bogatell Beach and the Nova Icaria Beach. To spend some time in a little tranquility don’t miss the Parc de la Ciutadella, the Barcelona Botanic Garden and the Park of Industrial Spain.
Holiday makers visiting the Portal de l'Angel area should not miss out on Casa Mila, Casa Batllo and Barcelona Cathedral. For a tour of the nearby historic sights, don't miss Torre Agbar, the Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar and the Baro de Quadras Palace.
Head to Las Ramblas, Maremagnum and the Santa Caterina Market for some retail therapy.
See local favorites, the FC Barcelona take on the opposition by booking tickets for a home game at Camp Nou. The stadium also offers fascinating behind the scenes tours, giving visitors a chance to learn about the stadium’s inner workings and about sports heroes from the past.
At the end of a day enjoying Portal de l'Angel, recharge your batteries at one of the area’s bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. The Hotel Barcelona Universal, the Oriente Atiram Hotel and the Hotel 1898 are among the many great places to stay around here.