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This lively harbor, full of yachts and cruise ships, is home to a popular entertainment complex, featuring a mall, several restaurants, a movie theater and an aquarium.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
As featured in Barclona on foot
Moll de la Fusta, 08039 Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
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All reviews beautiful port columbus monument mare magnum expensive yachts super yachts an aquarium a big shopping centre luxury yachts port area lovely walk pedestrian walkway la rambla boat trip barceloneta beach mediterranean sea cable car sunny day
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very busy Harbor area with tons of street vendors along the beach and harbor selling knock off purses, shoes, etc... We walked this area and then took the sky rise Gondola ride up to the Parc de Mont Juic. This gondola ride is a must!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EdmondOKBeachLover
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed strolling through the harbor and visiting the mall at Port Vell. Stopped by the McDonald’s to rest, and it was incredibly busy.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PrivateBanker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Port Vell commences at the end of Barcelona's La Rambla, by the Columbus monument. If you head for the waterfront you'll be able to see the historic schooner, the Pailebot Santa Eulàlia, which was built in 1918 and named after Barcelona's co-patron saint. Also, the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Viorel_25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Port Vell is a waterfront harbor located in Barcelona. Port Vell contains a harbor, a shopping mall, restaurants and bars. A very scenic area of Barcelona.Jolly Chriss.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank luckyj_12
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

We had time for a pleasant walk around the Port Vell area on our day in Barcelona on a cruise ship holiday. A bridge connects you to a mall and aquarium and there are plenty of stopping places to chill out and admire the views....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank travelJonnyM
Reviewed 22 October 2018

We arrived at Barcelona's beach / port area via a cable car ride from the Miramar district, which was a fun experience in itself. (See "Teleférico Del Puerto, Avinguda Miramar" for further details relating to the cable car rides.) The beach is terrific, but do...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We went here on Sunday where there is food market with food stalls along the road. We stopped for a glass of craft beer which was super good. We also tried churos, but we did not like it. This market add a bit more fun...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MayLeetha
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

The port area of Barcelona is an absolutely fantastic place to visit. Besides the great architecture that abounds in this district you also have the amazing amount of pubs,bars and restaurants plus the old town streets of the Barceloneta neighbourhood. My twin brother Stephen and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 293neilk
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Bustling spot , people , traffic , shops , monuments , quite a busy atmosphere Plenty to see and do - we had a good walk through this area and enjoyed the sights

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MaxD859
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Very old historical port with breath taking views and it’s a very big port . Lots of options of restaurants near by . Actually Barcelona is a place where you will find restaurants everywhere

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Voyage_De_Plaisir
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22 June 2016|
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Response from Rahulakkara | Reviewed this property |
there is a place on las ramblas. its called " Placa Reial" Its a centre court area with lots of joints. there is one particular lounge / bar next to Kabul restaurant. i believe thats very good. you should try that... More
22 October 2015|
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Response from Alexey P | Reviewed this property |
Although there are no self storage lockers for bags and luggage at the Barcelona cruise terminals there is a company (DW Consigna) based at the port that can deal with your luggage storage and transfer requirements. You can... More