Rambla de Mar


The city’s authorities extended the world-famous La Rambla thoroughfare out into the sea in the early 2000s, connecting the city with the reclaimed port area of the Port Vell. Seeming to float above the water, it offers elevated marina views.

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1. Pailebot de Santa Eulàlia

0.09 MILES

This 1918 three-mast schooner, restored by the Museu Marítim, is moored along the palm-lined Moll de la Fusta promenade. You can see it perfectly well…

2. Mirador de Colom

0.13 MILES

High above the swirl of traffic navigating the roundabout at the southern end of La Rambla, Christopher Columbus keeps permanent watch, pointing vaguely…

3. Museu de Cera


Inside this late-19th-century building you can wander about looking at Frankenstein, Che Guevara, Lady Diana and lots of Spanish figures you probably won…

4. L’Aquàrium

0.21 MILES

It's hard not to shudder at the sight of a shark gliding above you, displaying its toothy, wide-mouthed grin – but this 80m shark tunnel is the highlight…

5. Moll de la Fusta

0.21 MILES

Northeast from the harbour stretches the promenade Moll de la Fusta. The Pailebot de Santa Eulàlia, a fully functioning 1918 schooner restored by the…

6. Museu Marítim

0.24 MILES

The city's maritime museum occupies the mighty Gothic Reials Drassanes (Royal Shipyards) – a remarkable relic from Barcelona's days as the seat of a…

7. Centre d’Art Santa Mònica

0.26 MILES

The Convent de Santa Mònica, which once stood on the western flank of the street, has been converted into ta cultural centre that mostly exhibits modern…

8. Moll d'Espanya

0.28 MILES

The heart of the redeveloped harbour is Moll d'Espanya, a former wharf linked to Moll de la Fusta by a wave-shaped footbridge, Rambla de Mar, which…