An interior patio dedicated to architect César Martinell, and surrounded by galleries and balconies. The gardens, paved on one side in red cobblestone, boast a long row of benches for taking in the sun, as well as lush lawns and flowerbeds, and a tree-shaded playground.
DIRECTION: Villarroel, 60
JARDINS DE MARIA MATILDE ALMENDROS
Jardins de Maria Matilde Almendros (Calàbria, 90). Gardens named after Maria Matilde Almendros i Carcasona, actress and Catalan radio personality, and with a lovely playground area.
DIRECTION: Calàbria, 90
JARDINS DE TETE MONTOLIU
Gardens named after Vicenç Montoliu i Massana, renowned Catalan jazz pianist. Located in a restored interior patio, these gardens also offer a lovely playground area.
DIRECTION: Sepúlveda, 88
JARDINS PAULA MONTAL
Gardens named after Paula Montal Fornés, the religious Catalan founder of the Religiosas de les Escoles Pies (Escapolies). These gardens, located in a small and peaceful interior patio, is equipped with playground and ping-pong tables.
DIRECTION: Viladomat, 149
JARDINS EMMA DE BARCELONA
Inside what was once the asylum run by the Hermanitas de los Pobres (1881), this garden gives the distinct sense of being a secret spot. Enclosed by thick stone walls, the vegetation is lush, and from your seat on benches made from age-old stone, you can admire the alabaster sculpture of the virgin with a crown of stars.
DIRECTION: Comte Borrell, 157
PLAÇA DEL DOCTOR LETAMENDI
Gardens named after Josep de Letamendi i de Manjarrés, the renowned 19th century doctor, writer, poet, and Catalan music composer.
DIRECTION: Plaça del Doctor Letamendi
PLAYAS DE BARCELONA
Barcelona boasts over 5km of fully-equipped waterfront area: check out the beaches of Sant Sebastià, la Barceloneta, Nova Icària, Bogatell, Mar Bella and Nova Mar Bella.