The Sant Martí district is one of the most interesting districts of Barcelona. It consists of ten districts and is one of the largest districts of the Catalan capital. Some of its neighborhoods are very popular among the tourists who visit Barcelona, such as the Poblenou neighborhood, the Vila Olímpica or the Diagonal Mar and the Front Marítim.
The walks on the promenades, its beaches, modern and luxurious zones, leisure areas and excellent restaurants with Mediterranean sea cuisine are the hallmarks of these districts.
But the district of Sant Martí is much more than that, and today, in this article from ShBarcelona, we want to tell you more about the history of this zone of the city.
This quarter is one of the gates of the city for the northeast. Until 1716, Sant Martí de Provençals was a suffragan parish of Santa Maria del Mar. In 1897 she joined Barcelona, with the cities of Gràcia, Sant Andreu, Sants, Les Corts and Sant Gervasi. In this article we show a video where you can find the Sant Marti Hand district of your neighbors. We also count the reasons why you are staying here, the sights to visit, the best places to eat and shop . If you are a student it is also interesting to know where are the libraries, green areas and places to practice for sports .
Sant Martí d’Empúries, a village on the Mediterranean Sea: stone houses and a medieval church next to the Art Nouveau house. Around the main square are the tables of the restaurants. Pine trees rise up into the blue sky.
This is how the hamlet presents itself as a jewel on the Costa Brava. The village is located on the Gulf of Roses between Sant Pere de Pescador to the north and L’Escala to the south.
Where to stay in Sant Martí d’Empúries
To add would be a little history. We are here at the place where Greeks founded the colony of Palaiópolis (Old City) in the 6th century BC. A few hundred meters to the south is the Neápolis (New City), which, together with the later Roman settlement, forms the archaeological excavation site of the ruins of Empúries.