La Barceloneta is a neighborhood in the Ciutat Vella district of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. The neighborhood was constructed during the 18th century for the residents of the Ribera neighborhood
The city’s seafront was ignored until 1992, when it underwent a massive transformation for the Olympics. Despite the initial resistance, it was wildly successful: the city now has seven kilometres of golden sands, running from the bustling Port Vell to the upscale Port Olímpic and beyond to the Fòrum. Inevitably, this is also where you’ll find some of the city’s best seafood restaurants.