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Event Description

La nao Victoria replica ship               Tweet this All Barcelona events
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Event date: 18th December 2011 to March 2012
Event location: Moll de la Fusta wharf in Barcelona harbour. 
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Admission fee: €3 
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The ship Victoria is docked in Barcelona and open to the public until March 2012. La Nao Victoria  visits Barcelona on it's world tour as part of the programme by the Nao Victoria Foundation to raise awareness of the first circumnavigation of the world by sea by the original Nao Victoria ship in 1519-1522 under the command of captain Juan Sebastián Elcano. The Victoria was one of five ships in Ferdinand Magellan's expedition of 1519–1522 which was the first expedition to sail from the Atlantic Ocean into the Pacific Ocean by rounding made via the Strait of Magellan at the tip of South Amercia. Then the expedition because the first to cross the Pacific and complete the first circumnavigation of the Earth. Magellan himself did not complete the entire voyage because he was killed during the Battle of Mactan in the Philippines. 

The replica of this historic ship, has also sailed around the world during the years 2004 to 2006 which was a journey of over 26,000 miles and visiting 17 countries, which was the first historic replica to circumnavigate the earth in modern times. The replica which can now be seen and visiting in Barcelona harbour sailed around the globe with a crew of 20 which was the same as the original ship. Visitors to this 26m long and 7m wide ship will experience the conditions of the historic journey and see an exhibition about both circumnavigations of the globe. Guided tours only on Saturdays and Sundays and for €4 you can visit the Nao Victoria, the Barcelona Maritime Museum and the Maritime museum's schooner Santa Eulalia, which is also docket at Moll de la Fusta. Visits are 3€. For €4 you can visit the Nao Victoria, the Barcelona Maritime Museum and the Maritime museum's schooner Santa Eulalia, which is also docket at Moll de la Fusta

Opening times:
Open to general public: Monday to Sunday from 10:00 to 18:00
Guided tours of 1 hour only Saturdays and Sundays from 12:00 to 17:00
Schools and groups should contact the Barcelona Maritime museum for reservations.

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Event address & map

Moll de la FustaGoogle Map
Venue:
Moll de la Fusta
Street:
Moll de la Fusta
Postal Code:
08002
City:
Barcelona
Country:
Country: es

How to get to this venue

How to get to "Moll de la Fusta"

Moll de la Fusta (wood wharf) in Barcelona's port vell (old port) harbour. Moll de la Fusta runs parallel with street "Passeig de Colom." The maritime museum schooner Santa Eulalia is moored here and open to the public. This wharf is very nice for harbour walks and often used for events and fairs like the annual Barcelona Wine & Cava Fair during the Merce Festival. The Moll de la Fusta is on the border of the gothic area of Barcelona and the Barceloneta area of Barcelona.


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Nearby attractions include MMB Maritime Museum,  Merce church,  
Barcelona Aquarium, Maremagnum shopping mall,  Columbus monument,  Golondrinas harbour boats, Catamaran Orsom sailing tours,  Catalunya History museum and Gothic area of Barcelona


MAP location Moll de la Fusta 

By Metro
Nearest Metro stations:
Barceloneta - yellow line L4 or Drassanes on green line L3

By Bus
Bus lines: (on nearby Passeig de Colom) 36, 57, 59, 64, 120, 157, N0, N6

By Taxi 
Taxi Barcelona


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Barcelona Event 

Barcelona Events:
La Nao Victoria - replica ship Barcelona
When:
18.12.2011 - 29.02.2012
Where:
Barcelona
Category:
Temporary exhibitions Barcelona