Barcelona is a huge city, with plenty of things to see and do; therefore it might be difficult to go over it on your own without missing good things on the way.
The city’s tourism offer includes several tours that cover different regions and areas of interest. No matter what you are looking for, there is surely a tour that will take you to an in depth view of whatever you are looking for. It is advisable to check the tours schedules since they may vary depending on the language they are offered.
Barcelona City Tour - is a tourist bus with a panoramic floor that facilitates the vision of the different points along the trip. The service covers the classic Barcelona and the newest developed area of the city. The system is the classical hop on hop off where visitors, by using the unlimited ticket for one or two days, you can take the bus at any of the stops marked and get off at any other to visit a certain place.
Barcelona one day guide visit – This tour provides a pretty complete general view of Barcelona by combining a sightseeing tour and an artistic tour. Take a morning tour around the streets of the city by visiting the most iconic places of both the modern and ancient Barcelona. Professional guides will take you through attractions such as the Gothic quarter and its wonderful medieval buildings, the Catalunya Square, Sant Jaume Square, Palau de la Generalitat and the Montjuic. The tour continues after lunch by visiting the artistic side of the city. Get to know places such as the Sagrada Familia, Gaudí’s Buildings,Santa Maria del Mar Cathedral and a UNESCO World Heritage Site such as the incredible Park Güell.
Barcelona Bike Tour – This half day tour by bike around the streets of Barcelona is an excellent way to get to know the city in a funny way while interacting with other tourists. Cycle along the most interesting places of the city with the companion of a professional guide who will provide detailed information of each place visited, as well as useful tips on what is a must in Barcelona. Some of the places covered are Parc de la Ciutadella, Placa Sant Jaume, the Sagrada Familia, the Palau de la Música Catalana, Monumental Bullring, the Cathedral, Barceloneta Beach and the Vila Olimpica among many others.
The programmed stops for pictures or questions and the break are an ideal opportunity to get to know other people and exchange impressions in a relaxed way. You don’t need to be a professional cyclist since this tour is programmed for all ages with comfortable and light bikes and with special consideration on the terrain conditions in order to avoid big efforts.
Gothic Walking Tour – Enjoy a stroll around the ancient Barcelona where you will discover history and art on every step. Professional guides led you along its narrow streets and between some of the most important places in the city such as the Cathedral, August’s Temple and the Placa del Rei. The tour takes around 2 or 3 hours and could be in English, Spanish or Catalonian.
Marina Walking Tour – A tour around the most seaside neighborhoods of Barcelona with professional guides who will introduce you in the most detailed facts of Barcelona as a maritime referent. Discover the city’s importance as a port along the different periods of history and how the sea still determines its character. This tour consists in a walk along the seafront visiting places such as the Mirador, the Columbus, the Maritime Museum and a sailing tour.
Modernism Walking Tour – An awesome guided tour in the Eixample district, which is home of the most faithful modernist style architecture that so much characterizes Barcelona. Discover the Golden Sqaure (Quadrat d´Or) and its fantastic 19th century buildings that pushed great architects such as Antoni Gaudí, Domènech i Montaner and Puig i Cadafalch direct to fame.
The tour includes professional guides company and they are organized in English, Spanish and Catalonian.
Picasso walking Tour – Follow the steps of the great painter by visiting the places that marked his life and his works. Take advantage of professionals’ companion that will introduce you into the secrets of Picasso’s art. The tour finishes with a visit to the Picasso museum.
Audio Guide: Gaudí’s Barcelona – If instead of joining a group and follow a pre determined path with certain times you prefer to make a tour on your own, this audio guide is the ideal option. You just have to download an MP3 guide and organize your tour around the indicated places, following the way of Gaudí’s masterpieces. Besides explaining the artistic and technical details, the guide provides indications regarding the visit days and times, addresses and access details of the Park Güell, Palau Güell, the Sagrada Familia, Casa Milá, Casa Batlló, Casa Bellesguard, Casa Calvet, Porta de la Finca Miralles, Col•legi de les Teresianes, Pavellons de la Finca Güell and Casa Vicens.
Barcelona Movie – A magnificent and not traditional tour. This is a route that links the places where local films where shot. Discover the places you saw on the scenes of films such as “Perfume” or “Todo sobre mi Madre” and also the local places used to simulate other locations in foreign films while you enjoy the landscape and see other tourist landmarks. The English/Spanish tours include the companion of professionals who will share the film anecdotes and behind the scene details.
Literary Barcelona Tour – Two different tours guide visitors through the places recreated in two worldwide famous novels which plot is settled in Barcelona: “The Cathedral of the Sea” and “The Shadow of the Wind”. The accompanying guides base the itinerary on the places recreated by each novel while they read the appropriate passages and explain the historic and current facts when arriving at each of them.
Gourmet Tour – Visit the most traditional restaurants and discover the secrets of the classical Catalonian dishes and drinks on this fantastic tour. Defy your senses by tasting a delicious local wine among the vast collections of the winery La Vinya del Senyor. The tour also includes a visit to Tostaderos Casa Gispert, a traditional 1851 shop where you will learn the secrets of coffee roasting, and to the Market La Boquería which has been selling all kind of local alimentary products and worldwide food since 1836. Other places visited include famous chocolate houses, coffee shops and traditional taverns.
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