Platja del Llevant


Created in 2006, in front of the revitalised El Fòrum district, this gold-coloured artificial beach is the city's easternmost and popular with dog walkers.

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1. Platja de la Nova Mar Bella

0.21 MILES

Locally loved Platja de la Nova Mar Bella has gold-tinged sand and a bit of a watersports scene, and leads into the new Front Marítim residential and…

2. Museu Blau

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Set inside the futuristic Edifici Fòrum, whose angular facades look like sheer cliff faces (with grand strips of mirror creating fragmented reflections of…

3. Platja de la Mar Bella

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With a small nudist strip, soft blonde sands, some water sports and a skate park, Platja de la Mar Bella is popular with an LGBTQI+ crowd.

4. El Poblenou Platges

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A series of beautiful, broad, sandy golden beaches dotted with xiringuitos (seasonal beach bars) stretches northeast from the Port Olímpic marina. They're…

5. El Fòrum

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Once an urban wasteland, this area has seen dramatic changes since the turn of the millennium, including sparkling buildings, open plazas and waterfront…

6. Rambla del Poblenou

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With its origins in the mid-19th century (when Poblenou's industrial boom kicked off), this leafy boulevard has long been the neighbourhood hub, sprinkled…

7. Parc del Centre del Poblenou

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Barcelona is sprinkled with parks whose principal element is concrete, and this 5-hectare creation by French architect Jean Nouvel, with its statuary and…

8. Platja del Bogatell

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Fronting El Poblenou, these buzzy golden-white sands host volleyball courts and a few seasonal xiringuitos (beach bars) with sunbeds and umbrellas. There…