Port of Cartagena

Guide to Cruise Ports and Terminals

Cartagena Spain Cruise Port

Cartagena is located on the southeast coast of Spain, approximately 50 km south of Murcia.  It has a population of approximately 200,000 people.

Most cruise ships dock at the Cartagena Marina, which is located right in the city centre.  Occasionally, a ship will need to dock on the south side of the harbour.

A tourist information office can be found at the cruise dock.  Free city maps are available.

Public Transportation

Port Shuttle

A shuttle service is not required from most cruise ships visiting Cartagena.  If, however, a ship needs to dock on the south side of the harbour, a shuttle service is made available to passengers.

Tour Bus Service

A tour bus as well as a tour boat operates in Cartagena.

The double-decker tour bus is called  "Tourist Bus" (Bus Turistico).  It visits places of interest in old Cartagena as well as modern Caragena. The tour is 45 minutes in duration and costs 7 euro (6 euro for seniors).

Bike Usage Service

Cartagena provides a free bike usage service. Visitors can receive a bike key by presenting your passport at any of the tourist information offices.

Cruise Port of Cartagena, Spain
Port of Cartagena, Spain

Visitor Information


City landmarks and top tourist attractions in Cartagena include the following:

  • Augusteum
  • Art Nouveau buildings
  • Baroque and Neo-classical buildings
  • Bullring
  • Calle Mayor (High Street)
  • Cartagena City Hall
  • Casino
  • Charles II Ramparts
  • Christmas Fort
  • Civil War Shelters Museum
  • Concepcion Castle (panoramic view from tower) ***
  • Grand Hotel
  • House of Fortune
  • Modernist and Eclectic buildings
  • Molinete Hill
  • Museum of Modern Art (MURAM)
  • Museum of Underwater Archaeology
  • Naval Museum
  • Panoramic Lift (elevator to Concepcion Castle)
  • Punic Rampart (historic wall)
  • Roman Colonnade
  • Roman Theatre Museum
  • Roman Theatre of Carthago Nova
  • Saint Julian's Fort
  • Santa Maria la Vieja Cathedral

Map of Cartagena Cruise Port

View map of the Cartagena Cruise Terminal.

Spain Currency

The currency used in Spain the the euro.

Weather in Cartagena

Cartagena enjoys a hot semi-arid climate which is moderated by the sea

Month Minimum Maximum Precipitation
Jan 6 16 33
Feb 7 16 33
Mar 9 18 31
April 11 20 33
May 14 22 26
June 18 26 12
July 21 28 5
Aug 22 29 8
Sept 19 27 24
Oct 15 23 41
Nov 10 19 42
Dec 7 17 35

Free Wifi Service

Free WiFi sevice is available right at the Cartagena Marina.


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