- Important destination information
- Excursion offers
- Points of interest and venues
- Walk into town
- Landings & port occupation for cruise chips
- Weather forecast
Barcelona is a city in Spain. It is the capital and largest city of Catalonia, as well as the second most populous municipality of Spain. With a population of 1.6 million within city limits, its urban area extends to numerous neighboring municipalities within the Province of Barcelona and is home to around 4.8 million people, making it the sixth most populous urban area in the European Union after Paris, London, Madrid, the Ruhr area and Milan. It is the largest metropolis on the Mediterranean Sea, located on the coast between the mouths of the rivers Llobregat and Besòs, and bounded to the west by the Serra de Collserola mountain range, the tallest peak of which is 512 metres (1,680 feet) high.
Founded as a Roman city, in the Middle Ages Barcelona became the capital of the County of Barcelona. After merging with the Kingdom of Aragon, Barcelona continued to be an important city in the Crown of Aragon as an economic and administrative centre of this Crown and the capital of the Principality of Catalonia. Barcelona has a rich cultural heritage and is today an important cultural centre and a major tourist destination. Particularly renowned are the architectural works of Antoni Gaudí and Lluís Domènech i Montaner, which have been designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The headquarters of the Union for the Mediterranean is located in Barcelona. The city is known for hosting the 1992 Summer Olympics as well as world-class conferences and expositions and also many international sport tournaments.
Barcelona is one of the world’s leading tourist, economic, trade fair and cultural centres, and its influence in commerce, education, entertainment, media, fashion, science, and the arts all contribute to its status as one of the world’s major global cities. It is a major cultural and economic centre in southwestern Europe, 24th in the world and a financial centre.
Important Destination Information
|City map:||Map of Barcelona|
|Vaccination recommendations:||Recommendations published by the Institute for Tropical Diseases|
|Climate chart:||Climate in Barcelona|
|Safety information:||Federal Foreign Office|
|Wi-Fi provider:||McDonalds / Cruise port|
Points of interest and venues
The list includes popular venues and is not deemed to be complete!
- Sagrada Familia
- La Rambia
- Camp Nou
- Cathedral of Barcelona
- Arc de Triomf
- Park Güell
- Casa Milà
- Barri Gòtic
- Columbus Monument
- Museu Nacional d’art de Catalunya
Walk into town
The target Points does not indicate a particular venue, but rather Services as a Point of reference to illustrate the distance between the landing and the City.
Please note that not all ships necessarily stop at the shown landing.
Current ship positions
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