Destination guide

Head to the arty 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 holiday or a trip with friends, 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 cosy holiday 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 centre:

  • 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 centre:

  • 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

Transport to and around Ciutat Vella

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

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 holiday rentals are available around Ciutat Vella?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,553 holiday lettings around Ciutat Vella. From 1,501 flats & apartments to 31 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Ciutat Vella:

  • Sant Marti: 3,040 holiday homes
  • Sants-Montjuïc: 2,202 holiday homes
  • L'Antiga Esquerra de l'Eixample: 2,639 holiday homes
  • Sarrià-Sant Gervasi: 419 holiday homes
  • Gràcia: 1,873 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ciutat Vella? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Ciutat Vella. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Las Ramblas: 4,311 holiday lettings
  • Centre d'Art Santa Monica: 3,616 holiday lettings
  • Rambla del Raval: 3,618 holiday lettings
  • Centre de Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona: 3,628 holiday lettings
  • Sant Pau del Camp: 3,615 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Flats in Ciutat Vella?

Yes, of course. offers 1,501 Flats in Ciutat Vella. Our other popular types of Ciutat Vella holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 31 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 1,494 self catering accommodations
  • Bed & breakfasts: 3 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ciutat Vella?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 83 holiday homes with pool available in Ciutat Vella. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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