One of Gracia's busiest streets, Carrer Verdi is teeming with great bars and restaurants. It's also home to one of Barcelona's most popular arthouse cinemas, Cine Verdi, and plays a prominent part in the Gràcia Festival celebrations in August.
Carrer Verdi Essential Info:
Where: Gràcia, Barcelona
Getting to Carrer Verdi: Take the green line to Fontana Metro station.From here it's a five minute walk.
Getting To Barcelona: Barcelona is served by Barcelona El Prat Airport, and Renfe trains connect from all other major Spanish cities to Sants Estacio.
Carrer Verdi During The Gràcia Festival
For a week in mid-august the street is turned into a passage of colour and fantasy. This is for the Festes de Gràcia, one of the city's most entertaining festivals, with music, dancing, drinking and eating all night long.
Carrer Verdi is also home to one of the city's best cinemas. Cine Verdi shows an discerning mix of movies from around the world, and leans towards towards the arthouse and avant-garde, making it a big favourite with film freaks.
Carrer Verdi Restaurants and Bars
There's an eclectic mix of dining and drinking options on Carrer Verdi ranging from higher-end Lebanese kebab houses - Equinox is particularly popular - to intimate tapas bars like Verdi82 and sushi bars such as the cool-as-cats Kibuka.
Carrer Verdi Shops
Carrer Verdi has a number of small boutique stores. If you're angling for trendy outfits by young local designers, take a peep in Suite.