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Barcelona - Civitavecchia is one of our busiest routes - sailings regularly sell out at busy periods
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Barcelona to Civitavecchia Ferry

The Barcelona Civitavecchia ferry route connects Spain with Rome. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Grimaldi Lines. The crossing operates up to 6 times each week with sailing durations from around 19 hours 46 minutes.

Barcelona Civitavecchia sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

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Barcelona Civitavecchia Ferry reviews

  • "Holiday in the sun"

    Brilliant. For £50 I have had a grand experience relaxing in preparation for my holiday.

    'Cruise Barcelona' travelled on Cruise Barcelona

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  • "Disappointed Customers"

    Whilst I find Grimaldi lines excellent to travel with , our long weekend was ruined by the lack of information. We were not informed by Direct Ferries that the Friday sailing to Civitavecchia always goes via Porto Torres (Sardinia) adding approximately 8hours to our journey causing us to miss an important dinner function with all of our friends . Being retired and living in Spain we would have taken the Thursday sailing had we been given the correct information and travel details . The first thing we knew about this diversion was a Tannoy announcement which came as quite a surprise . In this technological age where information is easily available why were we not informed . Come on Direct Ferries get your act together !!!!!

    'Cruise Barcelona' travelled on Cruise Barcelona

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  • "Stressed"

    The email from Direct Ferries book system was very poor. It need the GPS coordinates, a map or a link to the service provider of where to find the terminal. Also the reporting time was inaccurate and vague leaving us at a deserted terminal well before the correct reporting time unsure if we were at the correct terminal. The ship, staff and sailing whete a pleasure

    'Cruise Barcelona' travelled on Cruise Barcelona

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  • "Very positive"

    I read reviews on this crossing before booking and they were very negative. We are travelling with a dog in a car. The negative is the nut directing the vehicles on board. He had a poor old Irish man nearly in tears trying to get him to reverse. I mentioned it to him and the reception. Other than that it’s all positive. Clean tidy boat with very attentive crew. No prob with dog on deck or slipped inside to sleep with us in the stairwell. There is Kelley’s which are clean and useable and inside but as with most of the dog owners on board we like to stay with our pup. Bring an air bed and make yourself comfortable. Great trip.

    'Cruise Roma' travelled on Cruise Roma

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Barcelona Guide

The Spanish city of Barcelona is located in the autonomous region of Catalonia and is Spain's second largest city after Madrid. Barcelona is one of the most visited cities in the world and lies on the coast between the mouths of the River Llobregat and River Besos. It is also bordered to the west by the Serra de Collserola mountain range. There are many things to do and see in Barcelona including the Barri Gotic (the Gothic Quarter) where many medieval buildings can be found. The city's best known landmark is the still unfinished church of the Sagrada Familia which has been under construction since 1882. In addition to its buoyant tourist industry, the city is also a popular destination for many trade fairs and exhibitions and is also a major centre for sport, fashion, science and the arts.

Barcelona's port has three terminals and is a popular departure port for ferries to Mallorca, Genoa, Ibiza and Morocco (Tangier Med). The port also accommodates many cruise ships sailing the Mediterranean Sea. The port's piers used by ferries are located quite close to the city centre.

Civitavecchia Guide

The Italian city of Civitavecchia lies on the Tyrrhenian Sea coast in the Lazio region of the country. The city, which is home to just under 60,000 residents, is home to a cruise and ferry port and is located around 80 km to the north west of Rome. The city can trace its port's history back over one thousand years to 101-108 AD, when the Emperor Trajan ordered the port of Centumcellae to be built in order to accommodate deepwater shipping for the Roman capital. After this period, they fell under the rule of a number of different Counts and Popes.

In the city visitors will find examples of restored medieval and Baroque structures which includes the large Forte Michelangelo which is a fortress that was commissioned by pope Giulio II in the early 16th century and the 17th century defensive walls behind the port. The wall forms one side of the Lungoporto Gramsci which is an elevated pedestrian walkway. From here there are excellent views to be had of the cruise ships and ferry basins in the port.

Car and passenger ferries link Civitavecchia to Sardinia, Sicily, and other destinations within Italy and abroad.

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