Via Laietana (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈbi.ə ləjəˈtanə]) Vía Layetana in Spanish, is a major thoroughfare in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, in the Ciutat Vella district. The avenue runs from Plaça Urquinaona to Plaça d'Antonio López, by the seafront, and separates the neighbourhoods of the old city it has on either side: La Ribera/El Born and Sant Pere on one and Barri Gòtic on the other. Besides being always overcrowded with both locals and tourists attracted by its Modernista Art Nouveau, Art Déco, and Noucentista neo-classical architecture, in addition to its nearness to the Ramblas and the quiet pedestrian streets of Barri Gòtic, Via Laietana hosts the headquarters of a number of banks (notably the building of the old Caixa Catalunya) and institutions.To plan Barcelona vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.
It can be seen as an extension of Carrer de Pau Claris in Eixample. Via Laietana was named after the Laietanii, an Iberian people who inhabited the region around Barcelona, Maresme, Vallès, and Baix Llobregat.
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A bit off the beaten path as tours go, but what an excellent tour this was. Our tour guide, Estelle, was wonderful and accommodating. She was so knowledgable and easy to understand. Enjoyed the... more »
Con motivo de un pequeño congreso que organizamos en Barcelona decidimos contratar los servicios de Via Barcelona para que nos hicieran una ruta a medida para la tarde del sábado 22 de octubre. Un... more »On the occasion of a small congress that we organized in Barcelona we decided to hire the services of Via Barcelona to make us a tailor-made route for the afternoon of Saturday 22 October. A...
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