Barcelona stopover port

Barcelona cruise port

Stopover in Barcelona cruise port, what to visit

You have just made a stopover in Barcelona in the 4th largest cruise port in the world, and no matter where your boat is anchored, which may differ according to its origin, or the company for which you have obtained it, you will arrive at one of the 7 terminals located between the end of the unmistakable Ramblas, and Montjuic.

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How to visit the essentials of Barcelona

The "Barcelona Essentials pass" offer which not only includes fast-track entry to the Sagrada Familia and its interior museum, but also ticket-free access to the monumental area of Parc Guell, as well as unlimited access for 2 to 5 days to Barcelona's public transport network (metro, tram, bus, Montjuic funicular, etc.).

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Cruise ship port of Barcelona

Among the 7 terminals of arrival and departure of cruises in Barcelona, 4 of them are located on the "Adossat Quays" (1); this is the furthest quay from the tourist area of the city that you can connect with the blue T3 Portbus (3).

The other 3 terminals are located around the Wall trad centre on the quay that bears its name (2); this brings them closer to the first must-see sights of Barcelona such as the Ramblas and the metro (4).

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Shuttle from the port of Barcelona

From the cruise port to the Barcelona metro

The blue bus ensures at regular frequencies the distance that separates you from the terminal "Adossat quays" at the end of the Ramblas. The blue port bus leaves you at the Colon viewpoint, a few steps away from the Gothic Quarter, the aquarium, the old port, the Drassanes metro station on line 3 and many other attractions.

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Barcelona cruise port metro From Barcelona's cruise port to the city centre by metro

In order to reach the centre of Barcelona from one of the terminals of the Barcelona cruise port; go to the Drassanes metro stop.

Links with Barcelona metro line 3

  • L2 - Paral-lel station to reach the Sagrada Familia
  • L4 - Passeig de Gracia stop to reach the Beach
  • L5 - Collblanc metro stop to reach the Camp Nou
  • L4 - Jaume 1 to get to the Picasso Museum
  • L9 - Zona Universitaria to get to Barcelona airport
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    By day and night, from Monday to Friday, weekend or public holiday, the metro of Barcelona adapts its hours all year round.

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    From one tourist site to another, which stations, connections and colours to choose among the twelve lines of Barcelona's metro network.

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    Unlimited travel on Barcelona's public transport network : metro, bus, tram, funicular and trains.
    Airport terminal access included.

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    Offer which includes unlimited public transport + your tickets for access to the Sagrada Familia and the Park Guell.

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    Barcelona airport transfer + unlimited public transport + audio guide + 10% discount on several attractions.

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    Where your stopover in Barcelona starts ?

    Barcelona adossat port docks

    (1) Barcelona Terminal Adossat Quays

    Located in the old port of Barcelona, the very long "Adossat" quay. (Muelle Adosado) has 4 terminals (A, B, C, D) which accommodate the largest cruise ships in Barcelona.
    The Adossat quay is about half an hour's walk from the Drassanes metro station, so it is advisable to take the T3 shuttle bus.

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    (2) World Trade Centre Terminal

    The World Trade Centre in Barcelona is a business centre located on the seafront that houses the three terminals S, N, E (South, North, East).
    The World Trade Centre (WTC) terminals are just a 10-minute walk from the Drassanes metro station, the Ramblas and Barcelona's Gothic Quarter.

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    (3) Maremagnum

    Located in the middle of the Port Vell, the Maremagnum is a shopping centre that houses Barcelona's smallest cruise terminal.
    Located just opposite the Gothic Quarter, the Maremagnum (M) terminal is accessible via the swing bridge that separates the shopping centre from the Colon viewpoint.

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    (4) Barcelona cruise port metro stop

    Located at the foot of the unmissable Ramblas, the closest station to the port of Barcelona is the Drassanes stop.
    The Drassanes station is on line 3 which can take you directly to many of Barcelona's must-see places.

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    Barcelona port map

    • A - Adossat Quays - quay A
    • B - Adossat Quays - quay B
    • C - Adossat Quays - quay C
    • N - World Trade Centre - quay Nord
    • S - World Trade Centre - quay Sud
    • E - World Trade Centre - quay Est
    • M - Quay Maremagnum
    • 4 - Drassanes line 3 metro station

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    How to get from the port of barcelona to the sagrada familia
    To go from the Port of Barcelona to the Sagrada Familia, take the line 3 from the Drassanes stop in the direction of Zona Universitària to the Paral-lel station and change with the line 2 to the Sagrada Familia metro station.
    How to get from the port of Barcelona to Parc Guell
    To get from the port of Barcelona to Parc Guell, take the line 3 (green) in the direction of Trinitat Nova from Drassanes station to the Lesseps or Vallcarca stops.
    How to get from the port of Barcelona to the city centre
    The distance from the port of Barcelona to the city centre is not very long as you are already at the foot of the Rambla.
    - On foot, cross the Ramblas and reach the Plaça Catalunya and its surroundings.
    - By metro, take the green line in Drassanes to Catalunya or Passeig de Gracia.
    How to get from the Port of Barcelona to the Camp Nou Stadium
    To get to Camp Nou from the port of Barcelona, take the line 3 in the direction of Zona Universitaria, get off at the Palau Reial stop and follow the street "Carrer de Marti i Franquès".
    How to get from Barcelona Cruise Port to Montjuic
    To get to the heights of Montjuic from the cruise port, you can either take the metro from Drassanes to Paral-lel and then the funicular from Montjuic, or take the Montjuic cable car which is at the foot of the Port of Barcelona.
    From the port of Barcelona to the beaches
    The cruise port shuttle will drop you off at the foot of the Colon viewpoint ; afterwards you have 2 options:
    - walk along the port to Barceloneta beach,
    - or take the metro at Drassanes station to Passeig de Gracia and change with the yellow line to Ciutadella Vila Olimpica which leaves you at the Olympic Port of Barcelona.
    Access to the Gothic Quarter from the port
    Barcelona's Gothic Quarter begins at the foot of the Ramblas, where the shuttle bus that connects the cruise port with the port of Barcelona will drop you off.
    How to get from the port of Barcelona to the airport
    Only 1 change to go from the port to Barcelona airport by metro. Take the line 3 at the foot of the Rambla to Zona Universitària and change to the line L9 South which takes you to the terminal of your choice.

    At the foot of Barcelona cruise harbour

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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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    Barcelona aquarium

    Hundreds of species that share the Barcelona Aquarium in their most faithfully represented marine environment take you to the depths of the most fascinating oceans to discover a world as magical as it is mysterious.

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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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    Barcelona Golondrinas

    The Golondrinas are part of Barcelona maritime activities which offer short trips on board small boats between the old harbour (Port Vell) and the Forum, to discover the main features of the port and the city's beaches.

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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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    Barcelona cruise ship port How to start your call in Barcelona from the port

    The cruise port of Barcelona; 7 terminals that disembark you directly at the foot of the capital of Catalonia. Find out how to organize your stopover in Barcelona among its monuments, squares, parks, museums and a wide range of leisure activities to make the most of your stay.

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