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Barcelona: 2-Hour Sailing Experience with Refreshments

1. Barcelona: 2-Hour Sailing Experience with Refreshments

As you sail out of the inner marina, you can admire some of the most luxurious, private mega yachts of the Mediterranean sea moored at One Ocean Marina at Port Vell. Then pass by the famous shopping Center Maremagnum built on the dock, see the famous statue of Christopher Columbus, and marvel at the unique World Trade Center building before your ship sets course for the northern mouth of the port of Barcelona. Just before the northern entry of the Port of Barcelona you'll pass under the largest drawbridge in Spain that gives access to one of the most important commercial ports of the Mediterranean Sea. Once you're out of the harbor, the sails are hoisted and you'll sail along the coast of Barcelona, to enjoy the incredible views of the city. You'll be able to see landmarks such as the Modern W Hotel, the beach of the Barceloneta, the Castle of Montjuic, the Olympic Towers, and Sagrada Familia all from a whole new angle. In the background, the Tibidabo mountain frame the city. Enjoy the he sensation of being out on the open sea and feel the salty breeze while savoring some delicious local specialties and a good Spanish wine or Catalan Cava.

Barcelona: Coastal Sightseeing Helicopter Tour

2. Barcelona: Coastal Sightseeing Helicopter Tour

Embark on a round-trip helicopter flight in Barcelona for an unforgettable perspective of the city. Choose between flights with different lengths, each offering unique views of Barcelona’s buildings, beaches, and waters from the sky. Fly over the city and spot white-sand beaches, turquoise blue waters, and picture-perfect panoramic views. Fly through 10 Barcelona beaches and enjoy the views of the city of Barcelona from the coast. Choose a longer flight to take in even more sights, including the World Trade Center, Port of Barcelona, the Colom Statue, Barceloneta, Maremágnum, Olympic Harbor, the Forum, Torre Glòries (Torre Agbar), Riu Besòs and Montserrat Mountain. See the mega-yachts in the harbor, watch as people sunbathe and swim in the Mediterranean Sea, and spot spectators staring up at you wondering how exciting it must be to fly overhead.

Barcelona: 2-Hour Private Boat Cruise

3. Barcelona: 2-Hour Private Boat Cruise

Experience Barcelona's iconic skyline from a unique perspective as you take to the seas on a 2-hour boat cruise for you and up to 10 other passengers. Meet your skipper at the port where you will board your luxury private boat and head out to sea. Upon boarding the boat, enjoy 2 complimentary drinks, with your choice of beer, sangria or soft drinks. Soak up the relaxed atmosphere and chilled music as you admire the skyline and coast before returning to the port. 

Barcelona: E-Bike Tour, Cable Car Ticket & Sailing Trip

4. Barcelona: E-Bike Tour, Cable Car Ticket & Sailing Trip

Explore the historical center of Barcelona by cool electric bike, a cruise by Goleta boat from the Old Port, before boarding the cable car to Montjuic for electrifying city and coast views. Ride to the Sagrada Familia to see Gaudi’s unfinished masterpiece, and the Passeig de Gracia, where some of the best modernista buildings of Gaudi and his contemporaries are found, such as the Pedrera, Casa Batlló, Casa Lleó Morera, and Casa Ametller. At Port Vell, board the Goleta boat and sail along the old port and the coast. Enjoying wonderful views of the city from the sea. At Port Vell, hop on the cable car and glide to Montjuïc mountain, riding at a height of up to 330 feet (100 meters) above the port.

Barcelona: Boat Trip

5. Barcelona: Boat Trip

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city center and see Barcelona from a unique perspective with an adventure onboard a beautiful sailboat. Adapt and customize the tour to suit your needs and create the perfect boat trip for your party, business trip, family outing, fishing trip, or other activity. After meeting at Port Olimpic, chat with the skipper to decide which of 3 routes to take, depending on your expectations and weather/sea conditions. Then board your beautiful sailboat and set sail out into the open sea. Feel free to play your own music on the boat's speakers and choose between the many drinks and appetizers available onboard, or bring your own.  On the first route, head northeast and admire the best of Barcelona's skyline. From the charming former fishing village that is now the Barceloneta neighborhood to the Olympic Village and the famous Bogatell and Mar Bella beaches, there is plenty to admire as you sit back and relax with a drink.  Depending on the weather, stop at Badalona beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in the area, for a dip. You can also ask your skipper to teach you how to sail during the tour.

Barcelona: 1-Hour Sightseeing Segway Tour

6. Barcelona: 1-Hour Sightseeing Segway Tour

Experience the beauty of Barcelona by Segway on a 1-hour sightseeing tour of the Old Port, seafront promenades and historic Gothic Quarter. Following a short training session on the easy-to-operate, self-balancing vehicles, start by riding through the Gothic Quarter (Barri Gòtic), famous for its 4th-century Roman Wall and magnificent cathedral. Glide down to the seafront to see the yachts and beaches of the Mediterranean coast. Enjoy a panoramic view from the ground floor terrace of the W Hotel, before riding past the beaches of Barceloneta. Go to the Olympic harbor, before a ride through Parc de la Ciutadella to the Arc de Triomf, built as the main entrance to the 1888 Universal Exhibition. Learn how vast areas of La Ribera were demolished to create the city’s only green space for decades, before riding your Segway back to the meeting point.

Barcelona: 2-Hour Private Segway Sightseeing Tour

7. Barcelona: 2-Hour Private Segway Sightseeing Tour

Experience the beauty of Barcelona by Segway on a 2-hour private tour of its old and new neighborhoods, including the modern developments built for the 1992 Olympic Games. Following a short training session on the easy-to-operate, self-balancing vehicles, start by riding along the seafront promenade from the Gothic Quarter (Barri Gòtic), and experience the medieval streets before they open up to the sea. Ride under the palm trees of Passeig de Colom, and see the statue of Christopher Columbus at the bottom of Las Ramblas. Next, discover the urban art of Sant Sebastià beach, full of street entertainers and sun worshippers. Admire the yachts and sail boats of the Old Port (Port Vell). Pass the former fishing village of Barceloneta, and learn the dramatic history of the Catalan people and their struggle for independence. Enjoy panoramic views from the ground floor terrace of the W Hotel. Pause for thought in the tranquil gardens and open-air spaces of the Olympic Village. En route back to the meeting point, admire some of the hi-tech buildings and contemporary skyscrapers that are keeping Barcelona vibrant for the 21st century.

Barcelona: 1.5-Hour City and Seafront Segway Tour

8. Barcelona: 1.5-Hour City and Seafront Segway Tour

Enjoy a 1.5-hour group Segway tour of Barcelona, with full Segway and helmet rental, and Segway training session before your start. Experience the Mediterranean breeze as you Segway the city’s sidewalks and bike paths for maximum comfort and safety. See the massive cruise ships come in to dock, and glide past the sandy beaches and palm trees of the seafront promenade. Venture down the narrow lanes of the Gothic Quarter, and discover the Barcelona of the Middle Ages and Roman ear. Continue towards the marina to see the gleaming yachts of the rich and famous, and enjoy a panoramic view from the observation deck of the Olympic Port. Continue past the former fishing enclave of Barceloneta, and Segway by the side of the beaches to Port Olimpic. Next, travel through Parc de la Ciutadella, where you can explore this beautiful botanical garden to find its hidden gems.

Barcelona: Short 1.5-Hour Segway Tour

9. Barcelona: Short 1.5-Hour Segway Tour

Enjoy a panoramic tour of maritime Barcelona on a short Segway tour. Discover Columbus and Las Ramblas, Port Vell and the old fishing village of Barceloneta. Head out on your Segway and glide to the Barceloneta neighborhood. See the beaches of Sant Miquel and Sant Sebastian. From here you’ll see the imposing silhouette of W Hotel, which has become one of the icons of the city. With a view of the mountain of Montjuïc and the famous cable car, begin your return to the finishing point. Enjoy a route through the city center with lots of fun on your eco-friendly Segway, for an unforgettable Barcelona experience.

Barcelona: 3-Hour Segway Sightseeing Tour

10. Barcelona: 3-Hour Segway Sightseeing Tour

Experience the beauty of Barcelona by Segway on a 3-hour tour of old and new neighborhoods, including the former fishermen’s enclave of Barceloneta. Following a short training session on the easy-to-operate, self-balancing vehicles, start by riding to the Gothic Quarter (Barri Gòtic), known for its 4th-century Roman Wall. Along the way, learn how the 1992 Olympic Games dramatically changed the city, including its connection to the sea. Marvel at the urban art of Sant Sebastià beach, and see street performers entertain the crowds. Admire the yachts and sail boats of the Old Port (Port Vell). Pass through the former fishing village of Barceloneta, and learn the dramatic history of the Catalan people and their struggle for independence along the way. Pause at the ground floor terrace of the W Hotel for a panoramic view of Barcelona’s coastline. Continue to Port Olimpic, site of the Olympic Games and now a hip night spot of seafood restaurants and nightclubs. Reflect in the tranquil gardens and open-air spaces of the Olympic Village, before riding to the Arc de Triomf, built as the main entrance to the 1888 Universal Exhibition. End in Parc de la Ciutadella, and hear how vast areas of La Ribera were demolished to create the city’s only green space for decades.

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What people are saying about W Barcelona

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 2,234 reviews

I highly recommend this trip. I booked it for my husbands 50th and it was perfect. The skipper Jorge is such a lovely guy. Contacted me the evening before to give me meeting point instructions. Very laid back relaxing experience. You won’t be disappointed if you book this trip.

Was a very nice 2 hour sailboat ride with a great view of the entire Barcelona coast. Jorge was a great skipper and would recommend this to everyone!

Fabulous experience, Jorge was such a great hose, enjoyed every minute, will definitley book again next time we visit Barcelona

Fantastic experience! Our guide Pablo was very friendly, knowledgeable and made our trip fun. Highly recommend

Great time saw so much more then we thought our guide was brilliant too