The best Settlers of Catan expansions 2023

The Settlers of Catan will be 25 years old in 2020. In this list we have picked out the best Catan expansions 2023 for you. With these expansions, every Settlers game will be different.

Order of the settlers expansions

  1. Seafarers
  2. Cities & Knights
  3. Traders & Barbarians
  4. Explorers & Pirates

In addition, there are some mini-expansions and so-called scenarios. But more about that below in our Catan top expansions list.

Extra 5-6 Player Catan Expansions

Catan is actually designed for 3-4 players. However, extra 5-6 player expansions exist for all major expansions as well as for the Catan Basic Game:

Looking for a completely standalone Settlers variant?

Not only are there expansions of Catan, there are also completely standalone Settlers games apart from the original. We have created an extra list for you: The best Settlers of Catan variants.

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List with the best Settlers of Catan expansions

Enclosed now our overview with the best Settlers of Catan expansions 2023:

This list was last updated on November 27, 2023. There's also a print version for this list.

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