Port Vell Barcelone
Port Vell Barcelone
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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.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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Neighbourhood: Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this picturesque neighbourhood is the very heart of Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas brought to life by the many small bars and local musicians lasting late into the night. Fashionistas will be drawn to Portal de L’Angel, which is lined with well-known brand names and smaller boutique stands.
How to get there
  • Drassanes • 5 min walk
  • Barceloneta • 9 min walk

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BrakiWorldTraveler
Belgrade, Serbia18,666 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
Barcelona's port is a very picturesque and beautiful place to walk. As a continuation of the famous Rambla street which leads to it, they built the Rambla on the Sea.
The walkway takes you over water admiring yachts and boats with plenty of bars and restaurants, as well the Barcelona Aquarium.
Pleasant place to spend few hours.
Written 12 September 2022
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Jacqui F
London, UK310 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
Barcelona port is hardly a quaint harbour with a lingering sense of by-gone maritime history. But it is a great place to gawk at private yachts. Chances are, if you are there in the summer months, there will be a couple to check out. You can even google who owns them and how much they are worth. Plus, the below decks areas are often on a level with the harbour walkway, so you might get a glimpse of how the staff of the rich and famous are whiling away the hours between gin receptions on the upper decks. In our case, we spotted some crew making Marmite sandwiches on the yacht of an American DIY magnate. Fascinating AND relatable.
Written 24 August 2022
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John W
Douglas, UK2,289 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
We came to Port Vell to watch Circ Raluy Historic. Resident here for 3 months over Xmas and New Year.

Great show. Old fashioned, vintage. Made everyone laugh.
Written 19 January 2020
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NikaNumber1
Royal Oak, MI8,571 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Friends
Nice views of boats and massive yachts. Right on the harbor. Boats and more boats.

There was this restaurant called Luz de gas right on the harbor. Had an upper deck for seating too.

So much to take in. Lots and lots of great bottles of red wines, lots of local cuisine and beautiful yachts to aspire for one day.

Food wasn’t bad, the wine was better.
Written 30 January 2020
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Isa
13 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Couples
nice port to wander around under good weather! however very crowded from so many tourists and the mall nearby. we still had a good time there with a nice view and a delicious ice cream at jijonenca ! then the local bus immediately drove us back to the centre, very practical!
Written 4 April 2023
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Thomas V
Oakland, CA16,960 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Right at the port and on the water, they built a shopping mall and restaurant center. It is popular and usually full of people. I did not find the shopping to be all that great here and prefer to go to the big department store. Modern architecture with a lot of windows.
Written 8 April 2024
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James S
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
Hotel H-10 Port Vell (Barcelona) was excellent. Great room, great location and great breakfast. 5th floor bar had great views, but a small, very small pool. Had a wonderful time.
Written 25 June 2023
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BalkrishnaShroff
Mumbai, India23,923 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
At the end of Las Rambla and Columbus Monument comes port area which is an excellent place to spend few hours. One can see beautiful boats and big yachts moored here. Thera is a mall with many shops to satisfy your shopping urge. Some of the restaurants have got a very good sea view. In the evening the ambience was very vibrant.
Worth visiting...
Written 14 November 2022
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REDMAN
Egaleo, Greece4,952 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
I had this experience and it was wonderful to take a walk with friends next to the boats and seagulls fly above you. Beautiful colors, happy people and the breeze of Cataluna!
Written 4 December 2019
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Danish Harraz
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia255 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2011 • Couples
Love this place as there is a shopping mall with many unique shops to look at. Best of all, lots of tapas restaurants to choose from and the price ain't that expensive as in Las Ramblas.
Written 13 December 2011
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