Carnival Corporation opens Barcelona’s Helix Cruise Centre

Image: Catalonia T&I
Image: Catalonia T&I

Carnival Corporation has officially opened its second cruise terminal, the Helix Cruise Centre, at the port of Barcelona.

Designed by Catalan architecture firm Batlle i Roig Arquitectura, the 12,500-square-metre terminal cost more than €46 million (US$55 million).

Designed to accommodate Carnival Corporation’s new class of LNG-powered cruise ships, the terminal at the port’s Adossat wharf will complement the port’s first public parking facility, with almost 300 parking spaces.

Eight of Carnival Corporation’s brands – AIDA Cruises, Carnival Cruise Line, Costa Cruises, Cunard, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, Seabourn and P&O Cruises (UK) – visit Barcelona through the year.

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