The Barcelona Yacht Charter Guide

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Barcelona Yacht Charters

Easily one of the most important yachting destinations in Spain, with its very large port, luxury yacht charter holidaymakers utilise Barcelona as main starting point for their Spain yacht charter holiday. There is a large port and marina (Puerto de Barcelona) and areas to moor your yacht so that you can go ashore and experience this magnificent city. This bustling Spanish city port has the enviable distinction of having the oldest history in all of Europe, with historical marvels that include priceless art pieces, old churches with Romanesque theme, and masterpiece creations by popular artists like Picasso, Miro, Gaudi and Dali.

Aside from this historical landmarks and important archaeological pieces, Barcelona is also popular for its pristine beaches and the more popular ones include those found in La Costa Brava. This popular yacht charter destination is known for its appeal that is distinctively avant-garde and contemporary. 

The Port Vell area of Barcelona includes two main marinas or yacht harbours, a fishing port, and a dock for ferries travelling to the Balearic Islands and other destinations in the Mediterranean. This is the place that luxury charter yachts and superyachts berth so that charter guest and yacht owners can visit the city’s highlights. Barcelona, a Spanish city known for its unique diversity, is a microcosm of rich culture and history and considered as a teeming social milieu in tourist circles. It boasts of impressive and important landmarks, and yacht charter holidaymakers will have to spend at least a week to cover the more important and popular historical attractions.

Barcelona appeals to varied interests and preferences as it is able to seamlessly blend a diverse set of attractions in its political, cultural and commercial centres. In addition to this, seasoned sailors and yachting aficionados use Barcelona as the jump-off point for their Spanish jaunt.

There are several ways by which Barcelona can be accessed, and majority travel by air through one of the several international airlines from various points of origin, including those coming from major international airports in several European cities. The airport facility serving Barcelona is a short 10-kilometre drive from the city’s main district. Transfers to specific locations within the city can be done through shuttle service, taxi or car rental.

Because of its important and indispensable contribution to the country’s economy, Barcelona boasts of a modern and comprehensive infrastructure support system that links it to other cities and important destinations within the region. There are various road networks leading to other important yacht charter destinations and these include C32, which traverses the coast area; and E90, C33 and C58, which are the road links that connect the city with the various cities and important destinations on the northern, south western and eastern sections of the peninsula.

Port Vell  Palau Sant Jordi - Photo by Espai d'Imatge - Copyright Turisme de Barcelona

Photo 1: Port Vell, Rambla de Mar, Photo 2:  Palau Sant Jordi - Photo by Espai d'Imatge - Copyright Turisme de Barcelona

Popular Places and Things to See in Barcelona

Because of its sheer size and the number of important attractions in Barcelona, it would be physically impossible to explore and discover all the marvels and treasures of this city in just a single visit. The best way to enjoy your yacht charter holiday in Barcelona is to focus on a few important attractions and popular destinations that you can possibly cover in a week.

Park Güell - Photo by Espai d'Imatge - Copyright Turisme de Barcelona Photo 1: Park Güell; Photo 2: Jardins Costa Llobera - Photo by Espai d'Imatge - Copyright Turisme de Barcelona

Photo 1: Park Güell; Photo 2: Jardins Costa Llobera - Photo by Espai d'Imatge - Copyright Turisme de Barcelona

A good way to start your holiday in Barcelona is by visiting La Rambas, a popular pedestrian avenue that hosts several restaurants, cafes, boutiques, shops and galleries. A leisurely walk through this avenue will already allow you to experience some of the best attractions in Barcelona.

Other notable attractions that can be visited from your luxury charter yacht include the Picasso Museum, the Guell Park, which was the creation of Antonio Gaudi, the church of La Sagrada Familia, the Joan Miro Museum and Museum of Contemporary Arts.

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