Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia and one of the most amazing cities in the world. Among the wide range of leisure opportunities that can be made in the area, maritime excursions are definitely one of them. In fact, one of the strong points of the city of Catalonia is its maritime edge where the Mediterranean Sea bathes its beaches. The PORT OF BARCELONA has a history of 2000 years and currently has great commercial importance as one of the most important European ports in the Mediterranean. It has an extension of 7.86 km2, which are divided into three zones: Puerto Vell, Commercial / Industrial Port and Logistic Port of Barcelona. This is not the only port of Barcelona, since there are also two marinas: Olympic Port and Puerto Fòrum Sant Adrià to the north. From the port of Barcelona, it is possible to start many boat trips that attract many tourists and sea lovers every year. There are boat trips for everyone. Let’s have a look at the best boat trips in Barcelona.
The boats of Barcelona
The GOLONDRINAS offer two unique trips from Port Vell. The first is a 40-minute tour that will take you to the port of Barcelona, where you can see its facilities and contemplate the views of the north of the city. Enjoy the rays of the sun and let the breeze caress you as you watch the World Trade Center, the Porta d’Europa bridge, the international cruise terminal, the Llevant, the fishing port and the clock tower. Come aboard these magnificent boats, which will allow you to enjoy a unique and fascinating trip along the coast of Barcelona. The second tour is longer, its duration is 1hr30. The meeting point is in Portal de la Pau, s / n. Moll de Drassanes (opposite the Columbus Monument), which can be reached from the metro station L3 Drassanes and costs 7.5 euros.
Blue Magic Catamaran and Sailing Boats
Enjoy the Mediterranean Sea aboard sailboats or in the Blue Magic Catamaran , this peaceful and relaxing experience is suitable for the youngest and most adult. When leaving the port you will unfold the sails, leaving the traffic noise behind to enjoy the city’s skyline in silence, as well as a beautiful sunset. You can lie in the sun and relax while holding a glass of cava or a soft drink while you enjoy an aperitif or a piece of fruit, enjoy the movement of the candles and take a moment to take a dip in the Mediterranean.
Our boats offer safe and pleasant trips. We love the sea and, whenever possible, we change our engines when we sail to keep noise to a minimum. The captains will be at your disposal at all times, and will tell you all the secrets of the sea and the maritime history of Barcelona. The meeting point is in the Olympic Marina of Barcelona; Moll de Mestral mooring 2860, in front of Torre Mapfre, accessible by Metro L4, stop Ciutadella-Vila Olímpica. The price of the trip is 48 euros.
Barcelona-Home private boat trips
If you are not the type of person that you like to take an organised tour, you have the option to rent a boat on your own and be in charge of your free time in the Mediterranean Sea.
With Barcelona-Home, you can rent your own SAILBOAT or CATAMARAN according to your needs. The rate includes accommodation on the boat while it is moored in the harbour. People wishing to sail should hire a captain, for an extra cost. To book this boat and any additional service all you need to do is send a reservation request that will be answered within a maximum period of 24 hours. Click HERE, if you want to rent a boat for your trip in Barcelona or navigate around the port.
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