Bookstores for foreign students in Barcelona

Bookstores for foreign students in Barcelona

Barcelona has unique places to sit with a book, a coffee and disconnect from day to day. One of our favorites in the Plaza Sant Felip Neri, of which we have already spoken before. You already have the site, now you need the book. In today's article, we want to propose you some bookstores in Barcelona where you can buy books in other languages, other than Spanish or Catalan.

Probably, when you decided to come to study abroad in Spain, you put a book in your mother tongue in your suitcase. If you already have it more than reread and you need a new book to read in your language, here are some bookstores that you can visit:

Books in English

We especially like the Hibernian bookstore, because it gives new life to used books, or what it is, it is specialized in second-hand books. With more than 40,000 books in its collection, they have a wide range of fiction and non-fiction titles in stock. From children's books to old novels, in this bookshop you will find books for all tastes and prices for all budgets. You have to choose It is located in the neighborhood of Gracia, near the Fontana metro (line 3).

BCN Books is the best known library among English-speaking students in Barcelona. In addition to having books of all narrative styles, it has a section dedicated to books of Catalonia and Barcelona, ??all in English. This bookstore is located on Roger de Llúria 118, almost on the Avenida Diagonal. The nearest meters are Verdaguer (lines 4 and 5) or Diagonal (lines 3 and 5).


Books in Italian

The reference bookstore for Italians living in Barcelona is Le Nuvole, on Calle Sant Lluís, 11, in the cosmopolitan neighborhood of Gracia. Le Nuvole is a space for the promotion of Italian culture, which is why, in addition to selling books, meetings, seminars and exhibitions are organized.


Books in French

The bookstore Jaimes is a bookstore with history in Barcelona, ??since it dates from 1941. It has the objective of being the French bookstore of Barcelona. They have all the novelties of French literature, but also have Italian, Portuguese, English ... In this bookstore, which has a large hall, there are a lot of activities related to French and Catalan culture. presentations, concerts, talks ... Your audience is, the French-speaking community living in Catalonia, but also all lovers of books and Catalan culture.

If you know any interesting bookshop, do not hesitate to contact us to inform the rest of the foreign students staying in our apartments for students in Barcelona.

We wish you a happy reading.
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