Located in Barcelona, Avinguda Diagonal runs across the city and can easily be considered one of the most important avenues. The part of Avinguda Diagonal that passes through the Eixample area has many points of interest including hotels, metro links, tourist attractions and of course shopping hotspots. The avenue is very wide and has palms trees running along both sides of the road; making it a great place to take a stroll.
Hotels You'll find that most of the Eixample area that runs across Avinguda Diagonal is the business district. For this reason there are many stylish 4-5 star hotels in the surrounding area. These are designed to accommodate both tourists and guests on business trips. Hesperia Presidente is amongst one of these 4 star hotels, click here for a review.
Shopping This part of Barcelona is the perfect place to shop for a variety of products from fashion, electrical gadgets to homeware. Shops along this avenue include Promod, Mango, Zara, United Colours of Benetton and the popular Spanish department store El Corte Ingles.
Restaurants There is a wide range of options for places to eat along Avinguda Diagonal itself and also close by in the side roads. If you are looking for buffet style food then Fresc Co is a great restaurant offering a healthy Mediterranean cuisine. La Sangiovesa is a glamorous Italian restaurant located on 239 Muntaner, a side road that connects to Avinguda Diagonal. The food and service offered at this restaurant will definitely make you feel like you are in the high end of town.
The view of Avinguda Diagonal from El Cortes Ingles Department Store
Transport Public transport links are easy to access via Avinguda Diagonal. Nearby Metro stations include Diagonal, Verdaguer and Hospital Clinic. The tram line runs across Avinguda Diagonal, information on routes and tickets can be found on their website.
Tourism Avinguda Diagonal is connected to Passeig de Gracia where you can locate some of Gaudi's impressive architectural work. Casa Batllo is amongst these attractions, check out their website for further information. With the efficient transport connections from this avenue you could even explore some of Gaudi's work outside of the Eixample area, for example Sagrada Familia and Park Guell.