Yelmo Cines Icaria

La Vila Olímpica del Poblenou

This vast multiplex has all the atmosphere of the near-empty mall that surrounds it. But what it lacks in charm, it makes up for in choice, with 15 screens offering blockbusters plus mainstream foreign and Spanish releases. Weekends are seat-specific, so queues tend to be slow-moving; it's worth booking your seat online before you go.

Venue name: Yelmo Cines Icaria
Contact:
Address: Salvador Espriu, 61
Barcelona
08005
Opening hours: Various sessions and times
Transport: Ciutadella/Vila Olímpica (M: L4)
Price: Regular (adult) €8.60; reduced €7.30; over 60 €4.50-€7.30; under 13 €6.80; family ticket €6.50 (adults), €4.50 (kids under 13); audience day €6.80; YELMO movie card €6.80 (under 25s €4.30 Mon-Thu); 5-ticket pack €7.30; 3-D glasses + €1.50
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