La Barceloneta, Barcelona

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#6 of 13 in Neighborhoods in Barcelona
Neighborhood · Hidden Gem · Other
To hit up the beaches that help make the city so beloved, head to La Barceloneta. Dip into the Mediterranean at this stretch of sand, which earned mention the second book of Don Quixote. Traditionally the fisherman’s quarter, the neighborhood still serves up fresh seafood in its abundant restaurants. Stroll along the boardwalk, watch the surfers, or stop for a glass of wine at one of the many beachside bars. Make sure you also check out two landmarks: Rebecca Horn's "Homenatge a la Barceloneta" monument and Frank Gehry's "Peix d'Or" sculpture. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to La Barceloneta by using our Barcelona tour itinerary builder site.
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  • The neighborhood itself is very nice, the beach is about average. I do not recommend staying very long at the Barceloneta Beach. It's filled with people, trash, people ready to steal your things, and....  more »
  • Make up a day after a along time of work and visit Barceloneta to enjoy the beach and relax and then eat paella  more »
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