A short walk straight uphill from the famed Sagrada Familia is the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau. Although it sits in the shadow of the Sagrada Familia's looming presence, the hospital is a fascinating example of Modernism in its own right not to be overlooked. Tours are given daily in English.
Carrer Sant Antoni Maria Claret, 167 Barcelona 08025 Website
Idò Balear is a restaurant in Sant Antoni that features cuisine from the Balearic Islands. Their small shop is filled with artisanal foods, from spirits (think Menorcan wines and Mallorcan almond and herbal liquors), to foods like small-batch olives, cheeses, and cured meats.
Oleum Flumen is an artisanal olive oil company that specializes in extra virgin olive oils, vinegars, and other gourmet products. Owner Martí Teres offers tours of his production facility nestled deep in the beautiful region of Les Garrigues, and his products are available for sale on their website.
Finca Les Teixeres, N-240 km 58 25440 Vinaixa - Les Garrigues - Leida Website / View Story