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Port Vell

Moll de la Fusta | Barceloneta, Barcelona, Spain (Eixample)
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Ranked #53 of 330 attractions in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Neighborhoods, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
Activities: Dining, Shopping
Owner description: This lively harbor, full of yachts and cruise ships, is home to a popular entertainment complex, featuring a mall, several restaurants, a movie... more » Owner description: 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. « less
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities
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N. Ireland
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118 reviews 118 reviews
16 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Good selection of shops and restaurants, so the girls can browse while the boys can grab a mcflurry in McDonald's and go see in the sun watching the comings and goings of the marina. The Port is an easy walk from la ramblas, so after that hustle and bustle you can get your head showered here!!

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Melbourne, Australia
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82 reviews 82 reviews
15 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This area reminded me of the Esplanade in St. Kilda, Victoria, Australia - when the sunshine comes out so do the people. Lots of activity in the area, places to eat and beautiful beaches. Bit on the cool side for me to put my toe in the water, but plenty of sun lovers on the beach area despite the slightly... More

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Tucson
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245 reviews 245 reviews
143 attraction reviews
199 helpful votes 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Loads of boardwalk character, a great deal of activity, and a fun little shopping center with some fast-food and not-so-fast-food establishments, as well as various other shops, etc. There's a lot to see and do here and there are a few attractions, like the jumping bungee cord cage. While we were there, a big ferry came in and it was... More

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Ashdod, Israel
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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 attraction reviews
2,589 helpful votes 2,589 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Old Harbour of Barcelona - very beautiful. Lots of entertainment options, cruises, shopping and more. Worth a visit!

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Amman, Jordan
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I visited Port Vell in June 2014, and it is really a beautiful area to visit. It's right after famous La Rambla Street which end with Barcelona column (and Colombus is on the top). It's a clean and relaxing port, with restaurants and cafes, a shopping mall, and also it is close to Barcelona Aquarium. Also, you can enjoy mini... More

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Lancaster, PA
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280 reviews 280 reviews
70 attraction reviews
302 helpful votes 302 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Whew.....that's a long walk......with many beach sights along the way. Plenty of bar & tapas options too. At night take the Bike Taxis!!!

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Tampa, Florida
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178 reviews 178 reviews
163 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The entire harbor and Port Vell area is nice to walk around. There is a big mall (MareMagnum) there with some good restaurants as well. Also, the bathroom in the mall is free and clean! Walk toward the beach from the harbor and you will see plenty of large and fun art installments. Port Vell is where you can ride... More

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Perth, Australia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
24 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The Port Vell area is a good place to walk around and enjoy the sun, scenery, boats and the water. You can hire or go on a boat trip from here. The restaurants in the port sell very good seafood, however this is a touristy trap area where you will be paying top dollar for not necessarily the best food... More

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55 reviews 55 reviews
32 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This was a beautiful place for walking, jogging and scenery! You can go here to relax or for photography!

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Murcia, Spain
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Little more than an expensive water front MALL. Yes it would be cooler at night down by the sea but I honestly preferred Cardiff!! People said there were lots of restaurants to go to but if you fancy sitting in a shopping mall to eat - great. Getting a water front table could be hard in the height of the... More

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