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Barceloneta neigborhood

On this page you find practical information, photos and videos about Barceloneta neigborhood.

Barceloneta neigborhood features in these preplanned City Guides:

5-day Barcelona City Guide

Why visit / Interesting facts:

  • A neighborhood with unique atmosphere
  • Authentic seafood restaurants

Time required: 45 minutes

Public transport:

  • Subway Line 4: Barceloneta

Address: Plaça de Pau Vila

Things you need to know:

  • Barceloneta is a traditional and authentic seaside neighborhood with narrow streets, small squares and ancient bars
  • The neighborhood is populated traditionally by fisherman (pescadors) and sailors (mariners) and shockingly contrasts to the modern Barcelona (such as nearby Port Olímpic)
  • A tour of the area provides a glimpse into the way Barcelona was like 150 years ago
  • Older people still sit out on the streets to gossip and let the world go by
  • Local restaurants serve fresh seafood right from boats

What to do there:

  • Wander around the streets and enjoy the unique atmosphere of the place
  • Try fresh seafood such as shellfish (marsics) in one of Passeig Joan de Borbó's authentic restaurants on the western edge of Barceloneta

Barceloneta neigborhood features in these preplanned City Guides: