Nowadays, Somorrostro is one of the best located beaches in Barcelona within public transportation. In fact, is one of the easiest to reach either by walking and biking. The 520 meter long beach is mostly frequented by a young crowd and plenty of tourists.
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A place with history
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Not long ago, this beach was the site of a shanty neighborhood called Somorrostro, where more than 15,000 people lived under dodgy conditions. In the end, the place was demolished in the 1960’s and eventually became Barceloneta beach.
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It wasnt until 2010 that this section of the coast it was renamed after its former name, in order to honour the memory of this historical site.
Places of interest near Somorrostro beach
Is the closest beach to all the hot nightclubs like Opium and Catwalk, the Barcelona Casino, the Olympic Port and the famous golden fish by Frank Gehry.
On the other hand, the Barcelona Zoo and the Barceloneta neighborhood are just around the corner.
Services in Somorrostro Beach
- In Somorrostro you will find the Beach Center. This meeting point offers all the information concerning the Barcelona beaches.
- Adapted showers and public restrooms.
- Children’s play area.
- Beach vollyball courts.
- Gym area.
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How to get there
Metro Line 4: Ciutadella Villa Olímpica
Bus: 36, V21, V27
Tram T4: Ciutadella Villa Olímpica
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