Readers of my cruise ships bombard me with questions over and over again.
Sometimes I just want to tell you to calm down - I've been here for 7 years and I still don't think I've seen all the beautiful things Barcelona has to offer.
I can only imagine what it feels like to spend just one day here.
The solution? the Day pass to the port of Barcelona!
Let me show cruise passengers how to save time, skip the lines, get a 20% discount, and better organize their limited time in the best city in Spain.
If you are already well informed and want to go directly to the purchase page, click on the blue button below:
Day pass to the port of barcelona
Cruise by bus (round trip): this shuttle takes you in a few minutes to the center of Barcelona and takes you to the statue of Christopher Columbus located at the beginning of Las Ramblas: the most famous street in Barcelona.
This service is not included in any other pass of this type.
1 day of tourist bus: This practical double-decker bus doesn't miss any of the city's attractions.
You will have informative audio guides about the city and get a tan without going to the beach (which is on the way if necessary!)
Sagrada Familia- Ticket to visit Gaudí's famous masterpiece and possibly the most impressive and unique church in the world. A complete audio guide is included for all necessary information.
20% reduction: save on famous places like Casa Batlló, La Pedrera, Camp Nou, Montjuïc Cable Car, Picasso Museum, Poble Espanyol, Fundació Miró, flamenco shows, guided tours and many other attractions.
The most obvious is that this optimize time.
Knowing that with a cruise you have little time to visit the city, there is something extraordinary about being there. structure of the trip, the optimal transport to see the maximum, and the key points of the city, everything is planned for you.
As soon as you get to the port, you are good to go!
There is also a bit of flexible as the cruise bus will take you to the famous Gothic Quarter where you can explore Barcelona's most famous bars, shops and squares on your own.
I have suggested an optimal one-day itinerary for cruise ship passengers here.
Another advantage? The Port of Barcelona Day Pass allows you avoid queues at attractions. Just print your tickets or display them on a smartphone and you're done. Especially in high season, it can save you hours of waiting.
Another advantage? Everything is done online. This means you don't have to collect anything, queue, or anything else to plan your stopover. in the comfort of your own home even before leaving.
The only small exception is that the port transport tickets must be printed.
Where to buy the pass? + Prices
The Port of Barcelona Day Pass is a ticket package that was born from a joint initiative between Visit Barcelona and our partner Ticketbar.
They are the creators of the successful Barcelona City Pass Super Pass. Read some comments on my dedicated article to see how other readers fared with this one.
You can buy your Port of Barcelona Pass by clicking on the blue button below:
The harbor day pass costs € 60,00 for adults and € 20,00 for children (4-10 years).
You can buy all this separately and you will save € 2,50, but remember that you will not be entitled to a 20% discount on other attractions!
You will also need to purchase the cruise bus tickets upon arrival, which will waste your time.
Also, don't forget that tours promoted by cruise lines are significantly more expensive.
How to use the daily pass of the port of Barcelona?
First, you will need to click the blue button above to purchase it.
Then you will need select your arrival date and the time you want to visit the Sagrada Familia (every 2 hours between 10 am and 16 pm).
Once the purchase is made, you will receive a first confirmation email, then a second email with your coupons for the Cruise Bus, the Tourist Bus and the Sagrada Familia.
It is in this second email that you will receive your 20% discount codes with the links to use them.
Again, simply print your tickets or display them on a smartphone to avoid the lines at attractions.
Quick snack idea
If you arrive at the Sagrada Familia, take a few steps to get to Enrique Tomas, Carrer Marina 261. Here you can taste some of the best sausages in Spain, including the essential acorn-fed ham.
Best of all? If you spend more than € 10.00 and say you come from Visit Barcelona, they will offer you the coffee of your choice!
Questions? moor your boat here
I've shown you how to get the most out of your stopover in Barcelona, but it sure isn't enough!
If you have any questions about your Barcelona vacation, feel free to ask me in the comments below.
Also, don't be afraid to join the discussion on my new Facebook group called I'm Going to Barcelona. Here you can ask questions, voice your complaints, chat with other travelers and more - anything goes!