The best Settlers of Catan expansions 2021

The Settlers of Catan will be 25 years old in 2020. In this list we have picked out the best Catan expansions 2021 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.

Which is the best Settlers expansion?

Which one do you think is the best Settlers of Catan expansion? Write us at tibi+brettspiele@cephea.de.

List with the best Settlers of Catan expansions

Enclosed now our overview with the best Settlers of Catan expansions 2021:

This list was last updated on October 20, 2021. We compared 24 board games for this list and selected the top 19. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Catan: Seafarers

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    More details for Catan: Seafarers
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Catan: Seafarers

    • YouTube Review for the game "Catan: Seafarers" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  2. Catan: Big Box

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    • 1 - 6 Players
    • 75 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  3. Catan: Cities & Knights

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    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  4. Catan: Treasures, Dragons & Adventurers

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    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  5. Catan: 5-6 Player Extension

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    More details for Catan: 5-6 Player Extension
    • 5 - 6 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    🔥 Great price!11€ atAmazon.de
  6. CATAN 3D Collector's Edition

    All details for the board game CATAN 3D Collector's Edition and similar games
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!1506€ atAmazon.de
  7. Catan: Big Box

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    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 75 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  8. Catan: Seafarers – 5-6 Player Extension

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    • 5 - 6 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  9. Die Siedler von Catan: Der Schokoladenmarkt

    All details for the board game Die Siedler von Catan: Der Schokoladenmarkt and similar games
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 75 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  10. Catan: Traders & Barbarians

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!21€ atAmazon.de
  11. Catan: Cities & Knights – 5-6 Player Extension

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    • 5 - 6 Players
    • 120 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    🔥 Great price!11€ atAmazon.de
  12. De Kolonisten van Catan: De Koloniën

    All details for the board game De Kolonisten van Catan: De Koloniën and similar games
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  13. Catan Scenario: Crop Trust

    All details for the board game Catan Scenario: Crop Trust and similar games
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Catan Scenario: Crop Trust

    • YouTube Review for the game "Catan Scenario: Crop Trust" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  14. Die Siedler von Catan: Historische Szenarien II

    All details for the board game Die Siedler von Catan: Historische Szenarien II and similar games
    • 4 - 6 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  15. Catan: Traders & Barbarians – 5-6 Player Extension

    All details for the board game Catan: Traders & Barbarians – 5-6 Player Extension and similar games
    • 5 - 6 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  16. Die Siedler von Catan: Atlantis – Szenarien & Varianten

    All details for the board game Die Siedler von Catan: Atlantis – Szenarien & Varianten and similar games
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 60 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  17. Die Siedler von Catan: Historische Szenarien

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    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 90 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  18. Catan: Explorers & Pirates – 5-6 Player Extension

    All details for the board game Catan: Explorers & Pirates – 5-6 Player Extension and similar games
    • 5 - 6 Players
    • 120 - 150 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
    👍 Good price!13€ atAmazon.de
  19. Catan: 25 Jahre Jubiläums-Edition

    All details for the board game Catan: 25 Jahre Jubiläums-Edition and similar games
    • 3 - 4 Players
    • 60 - 120 Minutes
    • 10+ years old

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