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  • Location:Barcelona, Spain
  • Duration:12 hours (approx.)

PortAventura Day Trip from Barcelona

Visit one of Europe’s largest theme parks – the incredible PortAventura – on a day trip from Barcelona! Located on Spain’s sunny Costa Dorada, the theme park boasts countless rides, water experiences, attractions and shows. Grip your seat on white-knuckle rollercoaster rides, and try out the world’s fastest accelerator ride, too. With five different zones, numerous restaurants and a kid’s area themed around ‘Sesame Street,’ a day out in PortAventura is sure to be a winner for all the family. Upgrade your experience this summer and enjoy Cirque de Soleil's new show Amaluna with two different available timings.


  • Day trip to PortAventura theme park from Barcelona
  • Explore one of Europe’s largest theme parks at your own pace
  • Visit the park’s different zones: Mediterrània, the Far West, Mexico, China and Polynesia
  • Keep the kids entertained in SésamoAventura where their favorite Sesame Street characters can be seen
  • Take an exhilarating ride on Europe’s tallest rollercoaster – the Shambhala
  • Round-trip coach transport from Barcelona included

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What You Can Expect

PortAventura Day Trip from Barcelona

Have fun at PortAventura's countless attractions!

Leave central Barcelona by luxury air-conditioned coach and travel south to PortAventura, roughly an hour and a half away. Enjoy your day at leisure as you head inside. Let the fun begin!

As Europe’s second largest theme park, PortAventura has something for all the family. The park is split into different cultural zones -- each based on a region in a different part of the world – with a separate area for younger children, too.

Discover a typical Catalonian coastal town at Mediterrània, watch a Wild West shoot-out in the Far West, and discover the park’s most exhilarating rides in Mexico. The largest area is China, complete with a path themed to look like the Great Wall of China, and if you take a look inside Polynesia, you’ll discover the park’s serene rides. Kids will be more than happy at SésamoAventura, an area that’s themed around Sesame Street -- the timeless children’s favorite TV show.

Take a white-knuckle ride on the Shambhala – Europe’s highest roller coaster with a 256-foot (78-meter) drop – and check out Furius Baco, an accelerator ride that’s said to be the fastest in the world with a top speed of 84 miles (135 kilometers) per hour! Boat rides, water flumes, and white-water raft rides add to the fun, and there are several exciting experience simulators, too.

In between looping-the-loops on the park’s countless rides, why not sit down to recuperate while watching a show? Performances change daily, but you can expect to see dancing and acrobatic displays as well as a Sesame Street parade featuring much-loved characters like Cookie Monster and Big Bird. There’s also an array of restaurants to keep you from feeling hungry; sit down to feast on Mexican tacos, make the most of Marco Polo’s Chinese buffet or wolf down hotdogs while walking around.

Meet back on your coach at the pre-arranged time, and then return to Barcelona, where your tour finishes.

Day Trip including entrance to Cirque de Soleil (summer 2015 only)
Upgrade your Barcelona day trip to include the entrance to Cirque de Soleil's new show, Amaluna. Choose the timing that suits you better between the two available ones and discover the love story that this world-known company presents to you in a land where goddesses live and life follows the lunar cycle.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Punctual bus time, well organised. Gives plenty time to spend in park.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

highly recommended!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

It was a very good experience. The bus was air conditioned and everything fits the description. I would definetly use viator for my next trip.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Great theme park. In busiest period we only queued for 1 hour for big rides.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

The kids had a blast. Door to door service. By the time they got home it was off to bed. And the grown ups could enjoy the peace and quite!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

Very efficient service.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2014

Amazing day at Port Adventura! Such an easy way to get to Port Adventur when staying in downtown Barcelona!!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2014

We are a "Theme Park Family", so this was an excellent choice for us! The park had wonderful rides, great food and good shopping.....The bus got us there within 1 hour and we stayed until 7pm....I liked how the bus driver waited for a few people and not just leave right at 7pm....great day!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

Me and my husband traveled to Barcelona is August of 2013. The PortAventura Trip was wonderful! We were jetted lagged for a bit of our stay and had previously order 8am tickets. Needless to say, we overslept and missed our departure time. However, the people at Julia Travels (the company organizing the trip) were so nice and accommodating. We called explaining that we overslept and they allowed for us to get on the later departure bus that day. The trip was well organized and everything transitioned very smoothly! PortAventura was very fun, with awesome rollercoasters. I most certainly suggest booking this activity!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2013

This is basically just the transportation to the park and back - about 1.5 hours drive each way and the entrance ticket in the park. The park itself is truly worth it. It has something for everyone, so all the family will be happy. We ended up buying the express cards for an additional 25 eur each in order to get one express entrance for 10 of their best rides. Express entrance means you don't have to wait in line. It was worth the extra price, as the lines are absolutely horrendous -even one hour waiting time for some of the rides.

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