Beaches | Barcelona Bus Turístic

Due to the FC Barcelona match at the Montjuïc Olympic Stadium on Wednesday 25 October, the Barcelona Bus Turístic stops in the areas Pl. Espanya and Montjuïc will be affected during the afternoon until the end of the service. Find out more at stops or consult service staff.

Due to the FC Barcelona match taking place at the Olympic Stadium on Tuesday 28 November there will be no Red Route service to the Plaça d’ Espanya and Montjuïc area from 5pm. Find out more at stops or consult service staff.


More than 4 km of beaches for you

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When Barcelona was selected to be the host city of the 1992 Olympic Games in 1986, the city implemented an ambitious project to recover its coastline. Now, Barcelona is fully open to the sea, with recreational spaces on the seafront, a first-class marina and 4 kilometres of beaches, including Bogatell beach.

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With just one ticket, enjoy the two routes of the Barcelona Bus Turístic, getting on and off the bus as many times as you like.

Why visit the Bogatell beach?

Bogatell is one of the city’s most popular beaches with bathers. Bogatell beach, which is 700 metres wide, is at the end of Rambla del Poblenou, the main artery of Sant Martí, an old industrial district that has become an area of contrasts in which you can find small traditional shops side by side with technology companies and craft beer bars.

The beaches are one of Barcelona residents’ favourite spots to have fun. On the promenade you will always find people cycling, skating or running, while the sand is shared by sunbathers and volleyball players. The seafront is also a place to meet friends and relax at its "xiringuitos" (beach bars) or devour a good book with the lapping of the waves in the background.

Opposite Bogatell beach is Poblenou Cemetery, also known as the East or Old Cemetery, in contrast to the New Cemetery on Montjuïc Mountain.


For the most curious of you

  • Did you know? Barcelona’s beaches are equipped with nets to play beach volleyball. You will recognise them because they are orange with metal supports. All you need is a ball and you’re ready to play! There are also showers, toilets and a sunlounger rental service.
  • Alternative: Bogatell beach owes its name to an old mountain stream whose course, now an avenue with the same name, ran down from Vilapicina to the sea.
  • Local’s tip: Barcelona’s climate is ideal to enjoy the beach, but remember that in summer, during the hottest hours of the day, you need to protect yourself from the sun. It is an ideal time to rest in the shade of one of the trees of Poblenou Park or have a cold drink at one of the bars in the area.
  • A must: For those looking for a good place for a run in Barcelona, those who want to take a dip in the Mediterranean Sea, and those who want to get away from the city for a while.