Barcelona: Full-Day Historical and Gaudí Highlights Tour

3.3 / 5

3 reviews

Barcelona: Full-Day Historical and Gaudí Highlights Tour

From $110.84 per person

Experience the many facets of Barcelona – its art and architecture, the faces of the antique and modern, in an eclectic full-day tour on foot, by bus, and from the heights, from the center to the sea.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 10.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the many facets of Barcelona's historic, and modern architecture
  • Discover the mysteries of the Gothic Quarter and cathedral
  • Enjoy panoramic aerial views atop Montjuïc Hill and by cable-car
  • See the Olympic Port and Stadium grounds on the Barcelona seaside
  • View regional building styles in the Expo 1929's Spanish Village
  • Stroll through Gaudi's bizarre Parc Guell
Full description
Start the tour with a guided walk through the small and narrow streets of the Gothic Quarter, the oldest part of the city. See Las Ramblas, the Cathedral Square, The Cathedral, the Old Jewish Quarter, among other interesting places. Enjoy free time to visit the Cathedral by yourself. Next, board a bus to start your panoramic tour around the rest of the city. Pass by Casa Batlló and Casa Milà, the Triumph Arc, the Olympic Village, and the Olympic Port. Then, access Montjuic Mountain and see the Olympic stadium. Enjoy 360º panoramic views of Barcelona. After that, return to the city center, passing through Espanya Square. Admire the magical fountains, the twin Venetian Towers, the MNAC, and Las Arenas shopping center. Arrive in Catalunya Square and end up in front of Hard Rock Café. In the 2nd part of the tour, visit some of the most important works of Antoni Gaudí. First, take a walking tour around the exterior of la Sagrada Familia. Discover its history and the symbolism hidden behind its ornamentation. Head back to the bus and set off for Park Güell with incredible panoramic views of the city. Finish the tour with a nice walk through one of the most important streets in Barcelona, Passeig de Gràcia. Alongside prestigious brand shops, find some buildings in the modernist style, among them Casa Milà and Casa Batlló. End up in front of la Casa Batlló, only 10 minutes walking distance from Catalunya Square.
Includes
  • Air-conditioned motor coach
  • Bilingual official guide
  • Radio guide system
  • Montjuïc cable car
  • Guided walking tour of the Park Güell with entrance
  • Guided walking tour of the outside of the Sagrada Familia
  • Guided walking tour of the Passeig de Gràcia (Casa Milà “La Pedrera” and Casa Batlló)
  • Food and drink
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Entrance to Sagrada Familia
  • Entrance to Casa Batlló and Casa Milà “La Pedrera”
Covid-19 precautions

Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Participants

Date

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the local partner's office located on the ground floor right in front of platform 19 in Estació del Nord metro station. Please arrive 15 minutes before your tour time.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • Please note that the tour includes walking; it is recommended to wear comfortable clothes and shoes and to be ready for some walking
  • The itinerary is subject to change due to demonstrations, sports events, cultural events, official acts, and public works
  • The duration of the tour includes round-trip transportation to and from the destination
  • Please request changes to the regular menu due to food intolerances when making your reservation
  • If the local partner is not informed in advance, they bear no responsibility for not being able to accommodate your requirements
  • From the end of January to the beginning of March, the cable car is under maintenance; this portion of the tour will be replaced by an appetizer at the Montjuïc Castle
  • You have approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes of free time for lunch (not included) between both parts of the excursion
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.3 / 5

based on 3 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    3/5
  • Safety
    5/5
  • Service
    3/5
  • Organization
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Great, you should definitely do it

The tour is somewhat tiring. If you've got the time, you should split it over two days.

August 18, 2012

Our expectations were not met here

It should be clear that the Sagrada Familia can only be viewed from the outside. It was simply crossed out on the ticket, but this was one of our main reasons for this tour, which is why we were disappointed.

June 8, 2014

Description not really accurate

Decent tour, but it’s actually 2 tours; a morning tour, 2+-hr break, and back for an afternoon tour. Says it’s 9-hr, but because of the break, much longer.

April 27, 2019

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