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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
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Moll de la Fusta, 08039 Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
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Reviewed 2 days 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 4 days 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 2 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 3 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 October 24, 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 October 22, 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 October 14, 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 October 12, 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 October 9, 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 October 7, 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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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this
picturesque neighborhood is the very heart of
Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days
under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War
with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and
authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be
thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas
brought to life by the many small bars and local
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June 22, 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
October 22, 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
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Hi all and thank you in advance for your help. Just a few questions before arriving tomorrow in BCN. We are a group of friends (25-28 years old). 1) The first thing that I want to know is which night club you would choose. Opium mar, Razzmatazz or Catwalk? We will be spending 4 days in BCN but we will only devote 1 night in going out in a club. 2) What is the weather like? I have noticed that it is a bit cold. Should we bring winter clothes or we could bring some shorts as well? 3) Will I...More
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Come on guys plz help me!! We are leaving in a couple of hours!!
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Recently returned from a fantastic week in Barcalona. Found the TA forum a great help in planning our trip. Travelled with my teenage daughter who announced on our return "Barcelona was awesome!" Found it very easy to walk to most of the must see sights from our hotel (Soho). Would recommend the HOHO bus as a great option for seeing the city. Plan to arrive early if you want to see inside Sagrada Famillia, we arrived around 09.30 and only had a 10 mins wait and it was worth it. Make sure to...More
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BSB from Silverstone. Where in Barcelona to watch? (0 Replies)
Anyone any idea if there's a bar in Barcelona to watch the Silverstone round of British Superbikes on Sunday 5th October? We'll be down on the front at the Triathlon early on, but will probably be around Port Vell or the Rambla early afternoon. It's probably a long shot, but I was wondering if there was a motorsports mad sports bar round that area that might, just might be showing it?
September 22, 2014|