A well communicated area close to the forest
La Teixonera es un barrio situado en lo alto del Turó de la Creueta del Coll, que a través del tiempo ha ido evolucionando. La Teixonera is a neighbourhood located at the top of Turó de la Creueta del Coll, which has evolved over time.
Located between the neighbourhoods of la Vall d’Hebron, la Clota, el Carmel and el Coll (district of Gràcia), it was formed in the period 1915-1930. Known by the name of Colònia Taxonera, it was developed by Joaquim Taxonera, the owner of those lands. The original houses that were built were small houses of few floors and with garden.
It is a very well communicated area close to Ronda de Dalt ring road, a main access to the city connecting the city centre by an intensive public transport network. Nearby the lung of all the Barcelona region, Collserola mountain, Coll hill and other green are areas used by runners, bikers, hikers and anyone who simply feels like taking a stroll among typical Mediterranean trees and plants.