The surrounding Borne district has a varied selection of cafés and restaurants. There are also shops within 100 metres of the Rec Studios; and a bar on the ground floor of the building.

Jaume I Metro Station is a 5-minute walk from the studios, while Santa María del Mar Cathedral is just 100 metres away. The famous Las Ramblas and the beaches at Barceloneta are less than 2 km from the property.

At walking distance from us:

Barcelona tourist bus stop – 3 min
Zoo and Ciutadella Park – 3 min
Santa Maria del Mar church and the Picasso Museum – 3 min
Gothic quarter, Cathedral and Las Ramblas -15 min.
Barceloneta beaches – 15 min
Barcelonetaand Jaume I metro stops (yellow line) – 5 min




Taking a taxi is undoubtedly the most convenient and fastest way to reach us from the airport. The estimated journey lasts around 30 minutes, this may vary depending on the traffic. The approximate fare is 35€. Since our building is located in a pedestrian area, tell the taxi driver to drop you off at the address: Marqués de Argentera nº7, where Pescateria street starts; walk 30 m to our entrance.see map.


From Terminal 1 you may take the AEROBUS T1 that connects the airport with the centre of Barcelona, leaving every 5 minutes every day of the year, and costs 5,75€. Get off the aerobus T1 at the LAST STOP: PLAÇA CATALUNYA. This will take about 30-35 min, depending on the traffic.

Once you descend from the Aerobus at Plaça Catalunya, you may either:

A. Cross Plaça Catalunya and when you arrive at Las Ramblas take BUS nº14 or nº59 and get off at the stop PLA DE PALAU. (Single ticket: 2€). Walk 3 min to the apartments . (see map)

B. Walk 5 min to Passeig de Gracia metro station, take the L4 line (yellow), get off at Jaume I station and walk 5 min. (see map)


In case you prefer to take the train, you must take a shuttle bus from T1 to the train station entrance (next to T2), which runs every 6-7 minutes, and then follow the instructions below.

From Terminal 2 we recommend to take a train to Barcelona Sants Station and then cross to the platform in front of you and take a train bound for Estació de França station, which is 100 m from our building. Downoad the detailed itinerary and train schedule here.

Note: the T-10 public transportation card can be used by several people at once and entitles you to 10 rides in any metro/bus/train at a discount price over single tickets.


Buses from Girona Airport leave you at Estació del Nord Station, from where you may walk 10 m to the apartments or alternatively take bus nº 39 and descend at “Marqués de Argentera” stop (see map).


 From Columbus statue walk for 15 min along the marina (Passeig Marítim) or take bus nº 14 or 59 and descend at Pla de Palau stop, the walk 100 m to the apartments.


Take a train of the R2 line bound to Estació de França station, which is just 100 m from our building (cross the street once you exit the station and you’ll see Pescateria street just in front of you, slightly to your left)(see map).

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