Founded more than 3000 years ago by General Hasdrubal, Cartagena is an ancient city with rich beauty and deep history. Situated in the southeastern region of Murcia, Cartagena historically, was a major naval port; today Cartagena is a popular cruise destination. With stylish buildings, beautiful beaches and a natural harbour, Cartagena is a Spanish gem on the Mediterranean coast. Visit Teatro Romano de Cartagena, a 2,000-year-old Roman amphitheatre that was only discovered in 1987 or take in some captivating views from Castillo de la Concepción, the city's castle that served as an enclave for a Roman temple. From old city walls and historic monuments to Modernist architecture and shopping streets, there is lots to discover on a cruise to Cartagena.
Things to do in Cartagena
Teatro Romano de Cartagena
Discovered in 1987, after being hidden for centuries, Cartagena's Roman amphitheatre has been one of the most surprising discoveries of the city.
National Museum of Underwater Archaeology
Discover Spain's rich underwater cultural heritage at this museum where you'll find impressive exhibits of ancient Mediterranean maritime trade.
Popular cruise lines for Cartagena cruises
Holland America Line
With immersive culinary journeys and personalised experiences, you'll have a cruise to remember with Holland America Line.
With gourmet cuisine and amazing facilities, you'll enjoy every moment on a cruise with Princess Cruises.
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