Port Vell, Barcelona

4.3
#88 of 1,796 in Things to do in Barcelona
Port Vell is the modern heart of the tourists’ Barcelona, even though its name translates to “Old Port.” There are multiple theaters, including an IMAX theater, and numerous shops. It’s also home to Europe’s largest aquarium. Take the time to see the bridge open up for a boat to pass, and look at the water to admire the swimming fish and floating sculptures. Note that this port connects to the pedestrian street Las Ramblas. Plan your visit to Port Vell and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Barcelona holiday builder app.
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  • A lovely stroll and quite nice to sit and watch the view. Nice architecure too nearby. A lot of tourists, so watch your belongings due to theives. A shopping mall near. Theres always a lot to do here....  more »
  • 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...  more »
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  • Ideally situated in the heart of Barcelona, only a 20-minute drive from the international airport, OneOcean Port Vell is also unique for its position in a city centre.
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