Dreta de L'Eixample refers to the right side of the famous widening of Barcelona, whose central axis is located in the street Balmes. It is a central neighborhood in the heart of the city, with wide streets and beautiful residential buildings, offering endless possibilities for leisure and entertainment. Here you can find the famous Rambla de Catalunya, Paseo de Gracia and some of the best examples of Barcelona's modern architecture, such as Casa Batlló and Casa Milà. In this area you can also find the Conservatory of Music, several art galleries and the Coliseum Theater. It is, undoubtedly, one of the liveliest neighborhoods in the city.
The University of Barcelona is located just across the Calle Balmes, on the left side of the widening. It is not necessary to use the public transport to go to the university, since you can walk in just 20 minutes. If you prefer, you can go by bus (lines 50 and H12). The nearest metro stop is Universitat (lines 1 and 2).
The Polytechnic University of Catalonia has two campuses, located on both sides of Avenida Diagonal, and also has its own metro stop (Zona Universitaria, line 3). The metro ride from Paseo de Gracia takes 25 minutes.
FLATS FOR STUDENTS IN DRETA DE L'EIXAMPLE
The proximity of the neighborhood to the main building of the University of Barcelona makes it very convenient to book accommodation for students in the Dreta de L'Eixample. The demand in this area is quite high, but it is easy to find accommodation, since the offer is very broad. Uniplaces has a great variety of rooms for students in the Dreta de L'Eixample, which include both single or double rooms in shared flats up to one bedroom flats for the more independent young people.
La Dreta de L'Eixample is one of the best connected neighborhoods in Barcelona. The main metro stops in this area are Paseo de Gracia (lines 2, 3 and 4), Girona (line 4) and Diagonal (lines 3 and 5). From here you can arrive by public transport to Sants train station in 25 minutes, to Sagrada Familia in 15 minutes and to Placa de Catalunya in just 9 minutes.
Coming to study in Barcelona is life-changing. The capital of the Catalan region is home to Spain’s two best-ranked universities, and is one of the world’s most exciting cities. Here, you’ll find everything from great architecture, performing arts, and cultural centres, to economic hubs leading the way towards the future.
Studying in Barcelona is more than just that – it’s an adventure. The friends you make, the great weather you’ll enjoy, all contribute to this city’s charm.
Finding accommodation for students in Barcelona is very easy and affordable, especially when you’ve got Uniplaces to help you book safely!