Destination guide

Head to the artsy city of Ciutat Vella

Come and experience Ciutat Vella and its architecture, cathedral and art galleries. This city's shopping, museums and monuments draw many visitors. Local cultural sights include Palau de la Musica Catalana and Gran Teatre del Liceu. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Ciutat Vella

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Ciutat Vella has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Barcelona Aquarium (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Bubbleparc (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Carrer Montcada (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • La Rambla (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Rambla del Raval (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Barcelona Zoo (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ciutat Vella

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Ciutat Vella is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Barceloneta Beach (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Montjuic (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Mar Bella Beach (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Park Guell (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • San Sebastian Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Parc de la Ciutadella (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Ciutat Vella

Fly into Barcelona (BCN-Barcelona Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.6 mi (12.2 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Barcelona Franca Station or France Station and explore the city from there. It's easy to get around Ciutat Vella by jumping on the metro at Barceloneta Station, Drassanes Station or Jaume I Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Ciutat Vella?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,573 house rentals around Ciutat Vella. From 1,519 Condos/Apartments to 1,513 Studios, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Ciutat Vella is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Ciutat Vella?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Ciutat Vella:

  • Gothic Quarter: 1,315 vacation rentals
  • Dreta de l'Eixample: 2,222 vacation rentals
  • Sant Gervasi - Galvany: 975 vacation rentals
  • La Barceloneta: 449 vacation rentals
  • Eixample: 2,416 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Ciutat Vella?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Ciutat Vella. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Las Ramblas: 4,370 home rentals
  • Barcelona Cathedral: 4,371 home rentals
  • Barcelona City Council: 3,760 home rentals
  • Barcelona (YJD-Barcelona-France Train Station): 4,367 home rentals
  • European Museum of Modern Art: 4,369 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ciutat Vella listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Ciutat Vella?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,519 Condos/Apartments in Ciutat Vella. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ciutat Vella include:

  • Studios: 1,513 lodging choices
  • Houses: 27 lodging choices
  • Hotels: 5 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bed & breakfasts and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ciutat Vella?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 47 vacation homes with pool available in Ciutat Vella.

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