It is locatd in the district of Ciutat Vella and it is known as the seaside neighborhood of Barcelona. It has a great touristic attraction due to its amount of restaurants and bars and its nightlife, especially in Vila Olímpica.
It is the newest neighborhood of Ciutat Vella, has an area of approximately 1,000 km, formed by narrow and closed streets. It is the famous old fishing district, its aesthetic recalls a very familiar and sailor lifestyle loaded with history.
In this maritime area of Barcelona there are well-known places such as the Paseo Marítimo, the Hotel Vela, now called Hotel W, or the beach of San Sebastián.