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Piscines Bernat Picornell

Av. de l'Estadi 30 | 08038, 08038 Barcelona, Spain
+34 686 50 54 41
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Spanish on holiday

It's the old Olympic outdoor pool. Fab. Lunch in restaurant, 3 course, glass of beer and a coffee... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
Kate F
via mobile
Bring a swim cap and a lock, soap and shampoo.

An easy 12 minute walk from the top of the funicular (catch it inside Paral-Lel subway station... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
via mobile
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Av. de l'Estadi 30 | 08038, 08038 Barcelona, Spain
+34 686 50 54 41
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

It's the old Olympic outdoor pool. Fab. Lunch in restaurant, 3 course, glass of beer and a coffee €9. Wonderful experience and not a Brit in sight xx

Thank Kate F
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

An easy 12 minute walk from the top of the funicular (catch it inside Paral-Lel subway station). There was a sports meet in the outside pool, so I could only swim in the indoor pool. The ticket attendant was not friendly; entry costs about 12€;...More

2  Thank ccvvbb
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

The folk here are reet fancy but the gym is very good. It's hard in Spain to find a one off gym visit for the travelling gym guy who doesn't want a membership. At €11 its pricy if u just wanna lift. Pros -and cons...More

1  Thank Joshua H
Reviewed 8 January 2017

A friend suggested we visit as we wanted a swim on tour & to soak up Olympic ambiance! $75 Aussie dollars to enter for 2 adults & 2 kids - better be good! Swim hats, Goggles, locker key all required. Staff rude. Find another pool...More

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Visited this as part of a walk around the Olympic park and the magic fountain. It's quite a walk from the tube stop (espanya), but I think you could the funicular up the other way. Great Olympic pool, with sun loungers available. costs around 11€,...More

1  Thank James C
Reviewed 24 July 2016

I went to swim here at the end of a very hot day and enjoyed the experience very much. I swim regularly and significantly as a matter of course, so my expectations were more than just a 'splash around'. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the two fifty metre...More

2  Thank Jason M
Reviewed 11 July 2016

This is a wonderful lap pool and play pool. It seems more like a fitness center (hot tub, sauna), but the outdoor pool is wonderful on a hot day of sight seeing. Remember to bring your towel with you when you head out to sightsee...More

Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Great spacious pool, quite clean. Perfect for a nice swim or even to enjoy the sun and swim at the same time! Perfect for all swimming fanatics, or even if you just want to have a casual dip to cool off!

Thank Sonia L
Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

Venue for the 1992 summer Olympics. Great pool. Bring flip flops, swimming cap and padlock for lockers. Men's changing room also has jacuzzi, sauna and steam room.

2  Thank LeeMack2000
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Even if you a not a member if you like working out - once you made the long way from the city center - is an ideal spot to spend a couple of ours: huge gymnasium (compared to the crowed downtown studios), sauna, jacuzzi, indoor...More

Thank olyra2008
Beyond the four columns standing guard at the Plaça
Espanya, beyond even the extravagant and colourful
fountains guiding your way up the boulevard, stands
the impressive and towering structure of the Palau
Nacional, the national museum. At this very spot in
front of the cascades of the central fountain, Freddie
Mercury and Montserrat Caballe gave the performance of
their lifetimes to welcome the 1992 Olympic Games to
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