We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
All photos (1,394)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good48%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beautiful port”(14 reviews)
“mare magnum”(7 reviews)
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.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
As featured in Barclona on foot
Moll de la Fusta, 08039 Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
Ways to Experience Port Vell
from US$21.50
More Info
from US$9.00
More Info
from US$472.90
More Info
from US$34.70
More Info
Reviews (1,163)
Filter reviews
464 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsbeautiful portmare magnumexpensive yachtscolumbus columnan aquariumsuper yachtsa big shopping centreluxury yachtslovely walkpedestrian walkwayla ramblaport areaboat tripbarceloneta beachcable carsunny daywalk around
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 464 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We strolled through here to see the Aquarium and go to the mall Maremagnum. It was a nice, clean area. Lots of street “blanket vendors” selling knock-off items. There’s lots of different areas to just sit and have coffee or ice craeam and watch the...More

Thank bcriswel
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Port Vell is very impressive and also very beautiful !! The size of the boats takes your breath away ! It’s a really nice area to stroll around, take a break and enjoy a drink and watch the world go by. It’s definitely worth going...More

Thank Pearl W
Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful place to go for an after dinner walk. There’s shops and restaurants close by. Stunning view.

Thank Wdf128
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great value you can get Paella and a jug of Sangria for Just £18! The Paella was so tasty i really recommend it packed with flavour. We also were treated to a glass of cava on the house which really made our evening. Would definitely...More

Thank BAmberMills
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This area has restaurants, shops and activities and was a fun place to walk and watch the boats. There was a lot of traffic on the water and we enjoyed savoring the waterfront.

Thank Melaney68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved going by Port Vell daily during our beautiful week in Barcelona. The harbor, yachts, and view were always stunning and worth seeing, no matter how many times I looked. Part of the special that is Barcelona...wish I was there right now. Can't wait to...More

2  Thank kathleenvaras
Reviewed August 3, 2018

As we reached the bottom end of Las Ramblas we carried on across the road to port area and then ventured across the boardwalk style bridge to the Port Vell Shopping and Dining area. With the usual array of shops you would find in any...More

Thank Ray P
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Port Vell is a waterfront harbor and part of the Port of Barcelona. Prior to the Olympics in 1992 this area was run down with vacant warehouses and factories, now it is visited by 16 million people each year and is a focal point of...More

1  Thank Kurt L
Reviewed July 13, 2018

I visited Port Vell on many occasions, day and night during my stay in Barcelona in August 2016. Always a buzz of activity. I dined at Montaditos at the end of the port in Maremagnum and thoroughly enjoyed my tapas dish overlooking the water and...More

Thank tucsonno1
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Good way to see the harbour and beaches from the cable car ride, only around 8 minutes but the queue for the tickets and the elevator ride was around 45 minutes in the open, but they provided umbrellas and cooling mist fans to help to...More

1  Thank JohnChua1991
View more reviews
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
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
Nearby HotelsSee all 519 hotels in Barcelona
Hotel Canton
591 reviews
.05 km away
Hotel Medinaceli
694 reviews
.10 km away
Catalonia Port
677 reviews
.12 km away
Eurostars Ramblas
432 reviews
.14 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 10,956 restaurants in Barcelona
Bodega Biarritz
1,693 reviews
.13 km away
Guru Food & Cocktails
1,050 reviews
.06 km away
Il Mercante Di Venezia
723 reviews
.08 km away
Flaherty's Irish Pub
1,409 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 3,443 attractions in Barcelona
El Toro Pensador
22 reviews
.11 km away
Zoological Museum
30 reviews
.10 km away
Geology Museum (Museu de Geologia)
9 reviews
.10 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
June 22, 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Rahulakkara | Reviewed this property |
there is a place on las ramblas. its called " Placa Reial" Its a centre court area with lots of joints. there is one particular lounge / bar next to Kabul restaurant. i believe thats very good. you should try that... More
October 22, 2015|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Alexey P | Reviewed this property |
Although there are no self storage lockers for bags and luggage at the Barcelona cruise terminals there is a company (DW Consigna) based at the port that can deal with your luggage storage and transfer requirements. You can... More