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“Great place for evening stroll”
Review of Port Vell

Port Vell
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$44.39*
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Sailing Experience from Port Vell in Barcelona
Ranked #57 of 697 things to do in Barcelona
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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 older children, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great place for evening stroll”
Reviewed September 12, 2013

The Port Vell area of Barcelona is very picturesque and a great place for an afternoon stroll. The area is very lively at all times of the day with many seafood restaurants, the Sky Lift, the Mall of Spain and other attractions nearby.

Visited September 2013
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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Picturesque”
Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

Serene and colorful area to walk around in. Definitely worth a trip. A lot of the bike and scooter rental places are in this area, so its definitely worth it to check it out

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“Port Vell, beautiful place”
Reviewed August 27, 2013

I could easily have stayed in this area and visited nowhere else in Barcelona. Just walking along the seafront, stopping occasionally for yet another Sangria, the shopping mall, watching the traders play games with the police, the markets, the food, the Sky Lift, the Barcelonetta beach...the Orsom Catamaran Jazz Cruise (and yes, it's Awesome...:)

When booking a hotel, I highly recommend staying anywhere around Port Vell which is a beautiful gateway to the city itself. Minutes from La Ramblas and Gothic areas.

I Love Port Vell Marina :-)

Visited August 2013
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Prague, Czech Republic
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“Great for a stroll at any time of the day.”
Reviewed August 23, 2013

I absolutely loved it, the clear water, the ducks, the flee market, the view of the Columbus monument, the roadside eating joints, the liveliness and just about everything about Port Vell.
Its a great choice for a stroll, especially after sunset. Do take a walk here, you'll love it.
Having walked a lot, it was very relaxing for us to sit by the water for some time.

Visited August 2013
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“fantastic place to go”
Reviewed August 16, 2013

it is a very nice ans attarcting place to go and stay there for a long time , where there is a shopping mall and place to take a cruise there for 45 min or 90 minutes , it is a nice place full of people and also near to the aquarium , and alot of restaurant near it

Visited August 2013
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