Barcelona Cruise Terminal
Arriving in Barcelona, cruise passengers can easily enjoy Barcelona. The cruise terminals are at walking distance to the famous Ramblas (not like in Roma, where the terminals are located at 70 km from the center) . There are 9 terminals in Barcelona.
Many different cruises start from Barcelona :
The carnival cruises, has 7-, 9- and 12-day cruises from Barcelona on the new Carnival Magic. It’s the Mediterranean “fun ship.”
the Disney Mediterranean cruise, depart from Barcelona. The Disney Magic makes 7-, 10- and 11-night cruises from May to September.
the Norvegian cruise line, has 7-day western Mediterranean cruises from Barcelona on the huge Norwegian Epic. The round-trip cruises visit Florence, Rome, Naples and Palma. 7-day round-trip Canary Islands cruises on the Norwegian Jade leave from Barcelona for Casablanca, Agadir, Las Palmas, Funchal and Granada.
the Princess Mediterranean cruises include 12-day cruises out of Barcelona. These are comfortable American-style cruise ships. The Ruby Princess and Star Princess make “Grand Mediterranean” cruises from Barcelona to Venice via Monte Carlo, Florence, Rome, Naples, Mykonos, Istanbul, Kusadasi and Athens.
the Royal Caribean Mediterranean cruises from Barcelona include 5-night western Mediterranean cruises in April and May, and 7-night western Mediterranean cruises from May to September.
Costas has 7-day round-trip cruises from Barcelona. Sail on the Costa Serena to Marseille, Savona, Naples, Catania, and Tunis. Departures from April to November.
MSC cruises offers winter 11-night cruises from Barcelona to Gibraltar, Funchal, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Arrecife de Lanzarote, Malaga, Rome and Genoa.
Liberty of the Sea 7 Days – Starting in Barcelona with stops in Provence, Villefranche, Livorno, Civitavecchia, Naples, Cruising
Wind Spirit, Windstar cruise, 7 Days – Starting in Barcelona with stops in Palamos, Port Vendres, Sete, Marseille, Le Lavandou, Cannes, Nice
On the spanish newspaper ” El Pais” on August 21st :
More than 31000 cruisers arrived yesterday in Barcelona. But sometimes those tourists do not get out off the boat. They do not visit Barcelona and do not spend any money. A cruiser spend 8 times less money in Barcelona than a normal tourist.
Last year, 2,3 million of passengers stopped in Barcelona. ( 243 % more than 10 years ago).
Barcelona is the first visited city for cruisers in Europa and the fourth city in the world (after Miami, Everglades and Canaveral).
Many cruisers who spent only a few hours in Barcelona, do come back as they want to enjoy more of Barcelona.