Barcelona not only houses one of the largest freight ports of the Mediterranean but also has an important ferry port. Yachts, sailboats, cruise ships, and other vessels depart from in or around the main ports.
Set sail from the coast of Barcelona for a few hours, half day, or full day sailing excursion. There are a number of ways to enjoy the Barcelona coastline. Whether you are an independent traveler or prefer to explore in a group, you have many options for enjoying Barcelona from the sea. If you are more than a few people who are looking to celebrate a special occasion, why not consider a yacht rental, Barcelona offers many options for all types of rentals.
Alternatively, join in on a Barcelona boat party for a unique ‘fiesta’ experience, and dance the night away. What about if you want to watch the sunset with your sweetheart on the privacy of your own boat? Look into a boat hire, Barcelona has many hidden spots, only accessible by boat, where you can enjoy a romantic evening under the stars.
If you desire the sort of exploration that takes you out to sea, book a Barcelona day cruise. Head out on a glass floor boat trip, Barcelona is home to an array of marine life that you can observe while out at sea. Catch a glimpse of the unusual ocean creatures, gracefully swimming past.
Some yacht charter Barcelona trips last up to 6 hours or more. Chose the one the suits your schedule the best. Remember, it’s best to book ahead and always check your confirmation email for full details so you can prepare yourself.
If you are taking a cruise through the Mediterranean sea, you’ll most likely be departing from near the Freight port where the cruise terminals A, B, C, and D are situated. The best way to arrive is by taking a bus. You can walk, however, the route isn’t glamorous by any means, and it takes quite a bit of time from the center. If opting for the bus, catch the Portbús from the Colombus Monument (on the harbor side of the square). Tickets are purchased directly on the bus from the driver. Prices and times may change so be sure to check online before arriving.
Smaller ships dock around the Moll Barcelona, whereas larger yachts usually dock in front of Terminal M near the Maremàgnum shopping center. All other terminals (N E and S are accessible by foot, a short walk from the monument of Columbus.
When you book one of our sailing tours, Barcelona gifts you with the most stunning views throughout the day. The views of Barcelona from the sea rival those from the hills of Tibidabo. It’s worth checking out both, so you have a rounded perspective over the city.
Depending on how far you travel from the city, you can see any number of sites as you sail by. Gava and Castelldefels are two of the more popular and closest coastal urbanizations to the South of Barcelona. However, if you set sail in the direction of Costa Brava, you’ll come across quaint virgin beaches and seaside villages like Tossa de Mar. Right outside of Barcelona, expect to pass the popular beaches of Bogatell and Mar Bella. Many sailing boat tours head along the coast until Port Fórum before looping back around to Barcelona.
There are two answers to this question. The first is yes, you can try and buy a ticket for a Barcelona boat tour the day of, but, it’s best to book in advance. Barcelona is a tourist hotspot and the busy season never entirely comes to a halt. What this means is that booking ahead is essential.
Boat tours typically continue regardless of weather. Most boats have covered areas for the passengers so normally a little rain won’t dampen the fun. With that said, sunny days are always the best for an adventure at sea. If weather conditions are too poor to set sail and there is an immediate risk to the passengers and/or crew, your journey may be canceled. If this happens, you will be informed as soon as possible.