Monday, December 15, 2008

BARCELONA: OLYMPIC VILLAGE AND BEACH


The Olympic Village is located near the beach and you can find it from every corner of Barcelona thanks to the Twin Towers, which has become a reference of the city since the Olympic Games in 1992. Next to these towers is the Olympic Marina, an interesting startpoint of a walk along the Barcelona promenade.


The two towers of the Olympic Village from the Alcaide viewpoint in Montjuïc


In the middle of the image, the Columbus column and, in the background, the two towers of the Olympic Village from the Miramar viewpoint in Montjuïc


The two towers of the Olympic Village view from Marina Avenue


A closer view of the twin towers, the Mapfre tower and El Hotel Arts, which changed the skyline of Barcelona



The twin towers from La Barceloneta, one of the most lively districts in Barcelona

Barcelona beach with the two skycrapers built for the Olympic Games in the background


Barceloneta Beach in Barcelona
Barceloneta beach


View of the Barcelona seafront from the top of the Mapfre Tower


View of the Barcelona Olympic Marina from the Mapfre Tower
- How to get the Olympic Marina:
  • Metro L4, stop Ciutadella-Vila Olímpica.
  • Bus 10, 36, 45, 57, 59, 71 and 92.
  • Tram T4, stop Ciutadella-Vila Olímpica.
  • Barcelona Bus Turístic, stop Port Olímpic. 

Finally, clicking on the next link you will find links to more beautiful places of Barcelona.

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