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Useful information for a shore excursion in and around Barcelona
In addition we have put together many tips about shore excursions and popular attractions, as well as a map of the port in Barcelona on this page. Have fun browsing!
The most beautiful sights in Barcelona
Barcelona is a cultural treasure chest of Spain. World famous sights are waiting to be discovered by you during a Mediterranean Cruise. Thanks to the central location, you can choose between a guided Cruise Tour and a cruise excursion on your own.
Las Ramblas (or La Rambla, or) is the Central promenade in Barcelona and the perfect home and point of orientation for Barcelona excursions. It ends in the South East of the Mirador de Colon monument in close proximity to the World Trade Center and not too far away from the cruise ship terminal.
Barcelona has always been a city of arts. As a young boy Pablo Picasso lived in Barcelona, and studied at the prestigious Academy of Arts La Llotja. After a donation of many Picasso works to the city the Picasso Museum Barcelona was formed in Barcelona.
Basílica de la Sagrada Família
The Basílica de la Sagrada Família church was designed by the architect Gaudí. The construction of the fascinating Cathedral began in 1883 and is still yet to be finished. The monumental Basílica de la Sagrada Família has become the distinctive part of the urban landscape of Barcelona.
The footsteps of Gaudí continue in the Park Güell. The park ground invites you for a wonderful stroll. While strolling through this park, you can admire all those colorful artworks, made of ceramic.
Casa Batlló is also a work by Gaudí. The famous Catalan Architect had built it in 1877 . The building was built for an entrepreneur in the textile industry. The most famous and popular spot for photographers is the facade of the Passeig de Gràcia. It is also under monument protection and is listed as a UNESCO-world cultural heritage.
Casa Mila (La Pedrera)
Casa Milà was the last commissioned work by Gaudí before he completely concentrated on his major work the Basílica de la Sagrada Família. The building bears the street name of “La Pedrera”, which means “the quarry”. Initially the Catalans couldn’t get used to this solid-looking building. But today this is considered architecturally significant.
Camp Nou Stadium
FC Barcelona plays its home matches at the Camp Noustadium. For interested visitors there are Stadium tours with visits to the cabins, the player’s tunnel and with great panoramic views over the football stadium.
Cruise ports in Barcelona
A total of nine terminals are located in the Barcelona cruise port. At the port you have cruise terminals A and B and parallel from it is cruise terminals C and D and also taxi and shuttle bus for the transfer to the city. All cruise terminals of Barcelona are within the scope of the World Trade Center (WTC), and southwest of the city center.
What you should know before your cruise excursion in and around the port of Barcelona
Shipping companies and routes
The cruise port of Barcelona is one of the largest and most important in the Western Mediterranean and is run by almost all cruise lines. Among other things, NCL, MSC Cruises and Royal Caribbean every year. In total, there are over 600 cruise ships in the port of Barcelona. Many international cruise lines use the cruise terminal for the disembarkation of passengers.
Entry and visa
UK, Canadian and US citizens using either passports do not require a visa to enter the Schengen Area of countries in Europe for tourism or business stays under ninety (90) days. Some shipping companies require a valid passport for cruises.
Please check the visa requirements for your cruise line.
In Spain, the Euro is used as currency (1 dollar = 0.86 euro and 1 pound = 1.11 euro). So a currency exchange is therefore required.
The summer months are the typical travel time for Barcelona. At this time of the year it is really sunny and hot and most visitors come to Barcelona. Spring and Autumn are both mid season. But what is very advantageous about these months is the fact that temperatures are more moderate and places are less crowded.
Many shipping companies now offer year-round cruises in the Western Mediterranean. Therefore it is possible to travel to Barcelona in the winter. The low season and the weather can be quite cold and rainy.
Webpage port operators and tourism organizations
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