Barcelona. Europe's leading cruise port

According to the National Geographic magazine, "Barcelona is one of the 10 cities in the world which must be visited once in a lifetime". The capital of Catalonia has a wide variety of cultural, architectural and leisure attractions that make it one of the most highly-visited cities in the world.

Thanks to its charms and Mediterranean climate the city receives millions of tourists every year. The Port of Barcelona, located in the heart of the city, has contributed to the attraction of tourists by modernizing its facilities, welcoming more than 2.540.000 passengers in 2015.

Years ago the Olympics showed the city and the port to the world. Years go by and nowadays the Port of Barcelona is the European leader and the Mediterranean turnaround port par excellence. We are the fourth World top cruise homeport after the Caribbean ports.
Since we have seven specialized cruise terminals and highly trained professionals in our Port Community we are ready to operate with the highest level of efficiency the last generation of cruise ships.

Safety and security are of the upmost importance for us. Our terminals fullly comply with the requirements set forth by the IMO.

Creuers del Port de Barcelona SA operates 5 cruise terminals, of which 4 as a concessionaire. Palacruceros, the Carnival group terminal, started operating in 2007. The terminal has preference for Carnival Corporation ships under a neutral management. The new Carnival’s group terminal is under construction and it is expected to be ready in 2018.

Both companies have invested in the last years over 100 million euros to extend and improve the cruise facilities.

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