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Melon District Poble Sec

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The Melon District Poble Sec student residence is located on Avinguda Paral·lel, a large avenue with a rich artistic history, having once housed a huge cluster of theatres. Today it continues to be a bustling, lively street, thanks to its numerous restaurants and theatres - including some of the original venues, which have been revived - and the proximity to La Rambla and the Port Vell (old port).

The residence is situated between two metro stations, each just a few steps away. If you walk in one direction, you will find Poble Sec station on line 3 (the green line), while in the other lies Paral·lel, served by lines 2 (the purple line) and 3. There are also numerous bicing (Barcelona bike share) stations and bus stops around the residence. Plus, Plaza España is only 15 minutes' walk away. Here you can hop on metro line 1 (the red line) and the ferrocarrils (local railways with services to places like Montserrat). Melon District Poble Sec is a great option for people looking for a central, well-connected area to call home.

  • Melon District Poble Sec
  • Av. Paral•el, 101,
  • 08004, Barcelona

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  • You can get to the residence in less than 5 minutes’ walk from either of the two metro stations close to the residence: Poble Sec (L3, green line) or Paral·lel (L2 and L3, purple and green lines).

From Plaza Cataluña
  • Take metro line 3 (the green line) towards Zona Universitaria, getting off at Paral·lel.

From the Estació del Nord (bus station)
  • Take metro line 1 (the red line) from Arc de Triomf towards Hospital de Bellvitge, getting off at Universitat. There, change to line 2 (the purple line), take a train towards Paral·lel and get off there (it is the last stop). From here you can easily walk to the residence.

From Plaza España
  • Take metro line 3 (the green line) towards Trinitat Nova, getting off at the next stop, Poble Sec. You can also walk straight to the residence, which shouldn’t take more than 15 minutes.

From the Estació de Sants (train station)
  •   Take the green line (L3) towards Trinitat Nova and get off at Poble Sec. 

From Barcelona El Prat Airport
  •   Aerobús (airport bus): catch it from outside El Prat Airport (departures every 5-10 minutes from 6 a.m. to 1 a.m.). Get off at Plaza España and take metro line 3 (the green line) towards Trinitat Nova, getting off at the next stop, Poble Sec. Alternatively, you can also walk straight to the residence from Plaza España, which shouldn’t take more than 15 minutes.

      Regular bus - line 46: Take the bus from El Prat Airport and get off at Plaza España. From here you can either walk (15 minutes) or take metro line 3 (the green line) towards Trinitat Nova, getting off at the next stop, Poble Sec.

      Train (Renfe): This train only runs from Terminal 2 of El Prat Airport. Services stop at Sants, in the city centre, and run from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Here you should change to metro line 3 and take a train towards Trinitat Nova, getting off at Poble Sec.