Barcelona maritime attraction

Barcelona Golondrinas

Boat trips in the port of Barcelona

The Golondrinas of Barcelona made their debut among the maritime attractions of the port of Barcelona in 1888 on the occasion of the World's Fair; they are located in the old port at the foot of Christopher Columbus' watchtower (a monument that was also completed at the same time).

Barcelona Harbour Excursions

Catamarans, or monohulls, the Golondrinas offer two options of sea trips to discover the main features of the port and the city's beaches for a duration of 40 or 60 minutes.

Port Excursion 40 minutes

Lolita, Encarnacion, or Maria del Carmen, are the 3 traditional Golondrinas that offer a very pleasant stroll in the port of Barcelona.. From Columbus' viewpoint to the ancient lighthouse, from the Maremagnum to the merchant port and Barcelona's impressive cruise port, the 40-minute itinerary offers exceptional views of the Montjuic mountain from the sea.

Port Vell + beaches 1 hour

Always so many exceptional views of the Catalan capital from the sea, but this time towards the Forum via the coastline. the sixty minutes itinerary leaves the Port Vell to reach the Olympic harbour by following the maritime passage to reach the Forum and its port. Aboard Trimar, Omnibus, or Antina-G, discover all the buildings and monuments along the coast.

Golondrinas Barcelona itinerary

Barcelona Golondrinas metro station
Access to the Golondrinas of the Port vell of Barcelona is by line 3 (Barcelona Metro Green Line) via the Drassanes station.
How to get from the Golondrinas to Plaça Catalunya
To go from the Golondrinas to the Plaça Catalunya in Barcelona you can take the metro from Drassanes station to Catalunya (2 stops) but you might as well enjoy the Rambla and walk to the most visited square in Barcelona.
From Barcelona Golondrinas to Camp Nou Stadium
To get to the Camp Nou, the FC Barcelona stadium, from the Port Vell of Barcelona, follow the line 3 from Drassanes stop (on the Ramblas) to the Maria Cristina station).
How to get from Golondrinas to Parc Guell
To get to Parc Guell from Barcelona's Golondrinas, follow the line 3, at the beginning of the Ramblas, from the Drassanes station to the Lesseps stop.
How to get to the Sagrada Familia from the Golondrinas
To get to the Sagrada Familia from the port of Barcelona, take the line 3 to Paral-lel station and change to the line 2 to Sagrada Familia metro stop.

To visit at the foot of the Golondrinas of Barcelona

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Barcelona Rambla

Meeting point between Plaça Catalunya and Port Vell, the Barcelona's Rambla represents the 2 kilometres of the city's busiest pedestrian avenues, where artists, painters and musicians give the greatest tourists satisfaction.

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Gothic Quarter tour

Maze of alleys between Raval and Born where museums, churches, Roman vestigations and architecture retrace the history of Barcelona's oldest district that stretches along the Ramblas from the old port to the Plaza Cataluña.

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Columbus monument

Columbus monument

Climb to the top of the Christopher Columbus monument, which is located between the end of the Ramblas and the swing bridge of the city's old port, and enjoy exceptional panoramic views of Barcelona.

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Maritime Museum of Barcelona

Located at the foot of Port Vell in the historic Drassanes building, the Maritime Museum of Barcelona, MMB (Museu Marítim de Barcelona) protects magnificent reproductions of boats from each period of history.

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Barcelona Golondrinas
Barcelona Golondrinas Boat trip on the port of Barcelona

The Golondrinas of the Port vell of Barcelona, which are part of the maritime activities of the city not to be missed, offer us very pleasant moments on routes that stretch from the viewpoint of Colon to the Forum through the cruise port and the most beautiful beaches of Barcelona.

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