Carrer Creu Coberta 22, the address of the old cinema Arenas and then in XIX century, of an hostel that became very famous and popular. The manager was Joan Corrades i Bosch, a man from La Segarra who missed so much his native town, Hostafrancs de Sió, that Hostafrancs was the name he chose for the hostal.
Bocadillería CONESA Carrer de la creu Coberta, 80 Phone 934 315 541 www.conesaentrepans.com The typic place where to eat sandwiches in the centre of Barcelona, and now also in Hostafrancs. Lots of types of sandwiches, also for celiac people!
Restaurant LA PARRA Carrer de Joanot Martorell, 3 Phone 933 325 134 Mediterranean and grilled dishes. If we are in season, ask for the perfect calçots with romesco sauce, they are delicious!
ATENEU MONTSERRAT Carrer de la Torre d’en Damians, 6 Phone 934 317 555 Founded in 1919, many activities are organized (see the website). This building is also the site of L’Orfeó Atántida.
CENTRE CÍVIC CASINET D,HOSTAFRANCS Carrer del Rector Triadó, 53 Phone 934 230 440 www.cotxeres-casinet.org Beyond the large number of activities that the centre offers, there is also a thetre that can seat 450.
AULA DE L’AIGUA carrer del Rector Triadó, 13 Phone 934 327 209 www.auladelaigua.org This space is destinated to the training and the information about the world of water and its importance. Facilities, courses, trips and cinema are free. A very interesting activity.
PLAÇA DE JOAN CORRADES The founder of the area has a dedicated square from the year 1985. In a triangular way, it is a lively party that is presided over by a former factory of maids and ravens from 1890.
MERCAT D’HOSTAFRANCS carrer de Creu Coberta, 93 Phone 934 318 606 www.mercathostafrancs.com El fundador del barri té una plaça dedicada des de l’any 1985. De forma triangular, és una plaça molt animada tant de dia com de nit i està presidida per la xemeneia d’una antiga fàbrica de maons i rajoles de 1890.
LA FESTA MAJOR (POPULAR FEST)!
The festes majors de Hostafrancs are usually celebrated the first week of October. If you pass for this station you will see concerts, the catalan dance of sardanas, habaneras, batucadas and the human pyramids called castellers… More information: barcelonacultura.bcn.cat/es/fiesta-mayor-de-hostafrancs