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“Beautiful Architecture”
Review of Port Vell

Port Vell
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Sailing Experience from Port Vell in Barcelona
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children
Reviewed March 23, 2013

When on a Mediterranean Cruise we took the bus from the cruise port to the harbor of Barcelona. There was a lot of activity, friendly people, beautiful architecture, pedestrian walkways and beautiful views. The day we were there was a small flea market. We enjoyed walking along the harbor, looking at the boats and taking in the sights. We couldn’t stay long but really enjoyed our time there. We look forward to going back and spending more time in Barcelona.

Thank ShoreProud
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Reviewed March 11, 2013

What a beautiful and vivid area! I remember it from the deep past where a lot of work was still supposed to be done to reconstruct, rebuild and refresh it. Nowadayes it is a perfect place for walks, bicycling, sitting in the sun or goung fro some shopping or sightseeing (Maremagnum and Aquarium at one side of the Port and the Museum in the old warehouses - Palau del Mar - on the other). ideal for afternoon.

Thank Katarzyna B
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Reviewed February 26, 2013

I really like this area, very relax.
They have some cafe you can have a nice drinks next to the sea.
they have a mall there which is the only mall willing to open on sunday!

Thank Esbella20
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Reviewed February 1, 2013

this is a place by the water with less beach but more boats and seafood restos! went to a restaurant and had nice paella.. super nice

Thank pmulia
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Reviewed January 20, 2013

We spent half a day in the Port Vell area. Very nice area due to the recent developments from the Olympics. Packed with eateries and shopping spots. There is also a decent cinema if you fancy a movie with the local (movies in English!).

1  Thank Dhan C
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