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Vacation apartments in Barcelona
Barcelona is one of the largest tourist destinations not only in Europe, but in the world. For a comfortable alternative to hotels, consider choosing short-term apartment rentals in Barcelona that constitute a successful and secure market in Europe.
Rental apartments in Barcelona cost less than hotel rooms of comparable sizes, and yet offer you a real home where you would love to come back after a day out in Barcelona.
You get all the advantages of independent living and working in a rental apartment: you may choose to cook in a fully-equipped kitchen, you may entertain guests in the living room, you have the privacy of your own bedroom. Would you have all that in a hotel? More and more travellers prefer to rent an apartment in Barcelona for these reasons.
If you frequently travel with family or friends, you know how difficult it may be to book adjacent spacious rooms in a hotel. 1-, 2- or 3-bedroom apartments in Barcelona are easy to find. What is more, you pay per apartment, not per guest, which allows you to cut rental costs considerably, and spend quality time together.
Barcelona is a city you would not want to leave and where you would love to come back, but if you are set on more exploring, we also offer apartment, cottage and villa short-term and long-term rentals all over Europe and North America!
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Casa Batllo

The genius of Antoni Gаudí shines in this extraordinarily unique monument and apartment building that is considered the strangest and the most curious in Barcelona, and maybe in Europe as well. Casa Batlló is also known as the Casa dels Ossos (The House of Bones) or as the Casa del Drac (House of the Dragon), and it is easy to see why: covered in colourful blots and blobs of paint, ceramics and tiles, its facade shows off candidly rectangular windows and wavy balconies that resemble either Venetian masks or beastly grinning jaws, depending on your perspective. Furthermore, the roof is so uneven and humpbacked that it resembles the spine of a dragon. Tiled orange red, aquamarine, and blue, it changes colour depending on the time of day.

The interior is even more intriguing. Everything inside, from wаlls, ceilings and to door knobs, reminds the visitor how much Gaudí despised straight lines. You will not find a single one in this house! The only exception is the attic where the Catene arches are supported by some straight rectangular structures to let more light in. Every fine detail inside seems to swirl and flow. Gaudí looked for inspiration in natural forms: the twisted ceiling, the wavy staircase, the curvaceous doorways all belong in a living and breathing organism. Even the patio and the rooftop terrace have uneven floors.

Natural light is also big in Gaudí's books. Using as much of daylight and as little of electricity as possible was his goal when designing the interior of Casa Batlló. The light shaft inside the building is the most prominent example of this: it is wide at the bottom and narrow at the top thus regulating the amount of light that gets into the apartments. The shaft itself is tiled, and the colour of tiles gradually changes from lightest blue at the bottom to deep navy blue at the top. The higher up you are, the stronger the feeling that you find yourself underwater...

Casa Batlló is one of several exceptional buildings on the block between Carrer del Consell de Cent and Carrer d’Aragó. They are located so close to each other that this area is often called La Manzana de la Discordia (the Quarter of Discord). Other architectural wonders are Casa Amatller by Puig i Cadafalch, located adjacent to Casa Batllo, and Casa Lleó Morera by Domènech i Montaner. Grouped together, the works of Barcelona’s holy trinity of Modernism illustrate just how diverse the Modernism could be.

Casa Batlló Casa Batlló at night
Tile work of Casa Batlló Turret of Casa Batlló
Chimneys of Casa Battló Roof of Casa Batlló
Light shaft of Casa Batlló Interior of Casa Batlló
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