Cartagena

Spain

Cruises To Cartagena

Along the Mediterranean coast of Spain lies a seaport that traces its history back to the Roman Empire. Today manicured promenades lined with palm trees lead you to ancient ruins surviving marvelously between modern-day buildings. This is an urban explorer's paradise. But whether you choose to marvel at archaeological discoveries at the museum of the Roman Theatre or stroll the picturesque Paseo Alfonso XII, you will eventually get hungry. At which point, you'll have delicious options in every direction of this historic port.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Cartagena Spain
    Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    CET (Central Europe Time)
    UTC/GMT +2 hours
  • Language
    The local language is Spanish. Say "how are you?" in Spanish: "como estas?"
  • Currency & Shopping
    European Currency (EUR)
    Jewellery, souvenirs and native crafts.
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Organised Shore Excursions for sightseeing, wine tasting, La Manga & Roman Theatre. Buses and taxis available.
    • Famous For
      Stop by the Castle of Conception, built over the remains of the Moorish Alcazar, where you'll be able to enjoy breathtaking views of the city and harbour.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Because of it's geographic position and an array of inhabitants/cultures, Cartagena has become a melting pot for rich history and culture.
    • Fun Fact #2
      Settled by the Moors in the 9th century and conquered by the Christians in the 13th, the city of Murcia offers a fascinating history dating back 30,000 years.

Cartagena TOP EXCURSIONS

A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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Best of Murcia & Cartagena

Discover Murcia, the capital of the province and Cartagena - a crossroad of cultures with a fascinating history dating b...

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Cartagena by Trolley Train

See the highlights of Cartagena by trolley train, a delightful mode of transportation that will take you to historically...

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Murcia Highlights

Travel to Murcia, the capital of the province but with the charm of a small town. Settled by the Moors in the 9th centur...

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Jumilla’s Wine Region

Savor the wines of the province’s most important wine-producing region when you visit two of the leading wineries and en...

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Featured Cartagena CRUISE ITINERARIES

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Explore Moorish influences at the grand Alhambra.

15-Day Transatlantic from Miami

Bon voyage and bon appetit! | Savour up to 15 delicious dining options and 11 bars & lounges.
SHIP Norwegian Star
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Miami (Florida);
Ponta Delgada (Azores); Funchal (Madeira); Seville (Cadiz) (Spain); Granada (Malaga) (Spain); Cartagena (Spain); Palma (Majorca);
DISEMBARK Barcelona (Spain);
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See the mix of old and new along Cadiz's shores.

15-Day Transatlantic from Orlando (Port Canaveral)

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SHIP Norwegian Epic
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Orlando & Beaches (Port Canaveral);
Ponta Delgada (Azores); Funchal (Madeira); Seville (Cadiz) (Spain); Granada (Malaga) (Spain); Cartagena (Spain); Palma (Majorca);
DISEMBARK Barcelona (Spain);
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Gaze at the endless Atlantic from Lisbon.

13-Day Italy, France & Spain: The Rivieras from Rome (Civitavecchia)

SHIP Norwegian Spirit
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Rome (Civitavecchia) (Italy);
Florence/Pisa (Livorno) (Italy); Cannes (France); Barcelona (Spain); Palma (Majorca); Cartagena (Spain); Granada (Malaga) (Spain); Seville (Cadiz) (Spain); Lisbon (Portugal); Bilbao (Spain); Le Havre (Paris) (France);
DISEMBARK Southampton (London) (England);
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