Olympic Port

Olympic Port

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You can not miss knowing more about the port in which we are.

Built on the occasion of the 1992 Olympics, the Olympic Port of Barcelona is an attractive marina, one of the most renowned on the Mediterranean coast and one of the main tourist and leisure centers of the city. Located in front of  Vila Olímpica between the beaches of Somorrostro (formerly part of Barceloneta) and Nova Icària.

One of the most representative symbols are the two huge towers located next to the sea of the Hotel Arts and the Torre Mapfre. Next to these, we find the Casino and next to it, we can see a huge Golden Fish with 56 meters long and 35 meters high, made of fine metallic lines crisscrossed in which the figure of a fish is sensed, whose scales acquire a color golden when they are affected by the sun’s rays.

By day you can eat at any of the 8 bars and 19 restaurants and, at night, enjoy the 9 night spots. Then we have the Marina Village shopping area, a modern shopping center with dozens of top brand clothing stores and some restaurants. At 500 meters we can find the Hospital del Mar. In addition, you can practice recreational fishing on the breakwater, although it is prohibited inside the enclosure. Large cement steps allow fishing while sitting, making fishing quite comfortable. The depth is 8 meters at the edge of the breakwater. About 40 meters from which submersed counterspigons were made that allow fishing with thick sea. Counterspigons act as biotopes attracting a variety of fish and cephalopod species.

How to get?

The accessibility is very varied since it is located in one of the most tourist areas of Barcelona. The access can be through the streets of Marina can come by private road traffic from the B-10 (Ronda del Litoral), the urban arteries of Barcelona as the Gran Vía or Diagonal, by bus lines 157, 17 , 59, 45, 36, 10, 71, 92, 41, N6, N8 and N0 and accesses to pedestrians from the different railway public transport service lines such as stations, the stations, metro L4 Ciudadela-Villa Olímpica and TRAM station T4 Besós Ciudadela-Villa Olímpica.

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