How to get to the Aquarium of Barcelona

The Aquarium of Barcelona is in the Port Vell. Specifically in the Moll d'Espanya.

Moll d'Espanya

It is very easy to get to L’Aquarium, as it is located in one of the most tourist areas of Barcelona. From HappyBarcelona.eu we have prepared this article so if you have any doubts about how to go to L'Aquarium, you have it very easy to reach.

L'Aquarium de Barcelona

Getting L'Aquarium from Plaça Catalunya

You have to head towards La Rambla and walk down this famous street in Barcelona until you reach the Columbus Monument.

If you do not know what street is La Rambla, just look out to sea side (south side of Plaça Catalunya). It is the road down on the right side and reaches the Port Vell, which is the old port of Barcelona and the Moll de la Fusta.

Once you're next to this monument which is also a fabulous viewpoint, you are very close to L'Aquarium, the largest aquarium in Europe in Mediterranean theme. Keep reading.




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Getting the Aquarium from the Columbus Monument

This emblematic monument is located on the lower part of La Rambla. If you look on the sea you will see a wooden bridge. This bridge is La Rambla del Mar, and it takes you to the Moll d'Espanya, where L'Aquarium is.

But after crossing the bridge, you must first go through the Maremagnum shopping center and cross it completely. You can do it inside and get to the cinemas. Just behind the movie theaters, there is the Aquarium of Barcelona. You can’t miss it.

Getting to L'Aquarium from the Parc del Forum

Although the Parc del Forum is on the other side of Barcelona, you have a very simple and tourist way to get L'Aquarium. This is doing a boat ride, using Las Golondrinas.

This tourist transport by the port of Barcelona has a line that takes you from the Forum harbor to the Port Vell, right in the square where the Columbus monument raises, which is next to the Moll d'Espanya.

Public transport to the Aquarium of Barcelona

Near L'Aquarium you have the metro lines L3 (green) and L4 (yellow).

The L3 line has the Drassanes stop next to the Columbus monument and La Rambla del Mar, while the L4 metro stop is called Barceloneta and is in the lower part of Via Laietana.

If you have purchased the Hop On Hop Off bus ticket, an official Barcelona tourist bus, it has a stop at the same Moll d'Espanya, right next to L'Aquarium.

In addition to the V17 line that is the bus that is closest to L’Aquarium, you can use many other bus lines in this area.


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