Glòries Tower (Torre Glòries) Tours

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Glòries Tower (Torre Glòries)
Scan the Barcelona skyline and the Torre Agbar will no doubt be second in line to catch your attention — second, that is, after those iconic spires of La Sagrada Familia. Designed by French architect Jean Nouvel, Torre Agbar’s shape is said to have various inspirations, including the rocky peaks of nearby Montserrat Mountain, the quirky shapes of Gaudí’s Sagrada Familia, and the bubbling form of a geyser (appropriate since the building’s owners also include Barcelona’s water company as part of their portfolio).

While interesting to spy from afar, the tower is even more intriguing up close, and especially so at night. That’s when the green-energy-driven building puts on its best show by lighting up with some 4,500 LED lights that produce a rainbow of luminescent colors. Located in the industrial-meets-bohemian 
Poblenou neighborhood, Torre Agbar is unfortunately not open to the public. But those exterior views are free, and the surrounding area ripe for discovery, making it an important addition to any Barcelona itinerary.

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Note that the tower’s interior cannot be visited, and that the ideal time of day to see the building in all its glory is after dark. While you can get to Torre Agbar by public transport, there are other ways to explore it, including by bike, helicopter, and hop-on hop-off bus tour.
Address: Av. Diagonal, 211, Barcelona, Catalonia 08018, Spain
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Barcelona City and Coast Helicopter Tour

Get a bird's-eye view of Barcelona on a 12-minute helicopter flight. Soar over landmarks like La Sagrada Familia and Park Güell as recorded audio provides commentary. Look out at monuments like the Olympic Ring and Torre Agbar while admiring the perimeter of mountain and ocean scenery. This tour is a great alternative to the crowds and long lines of conventional sightseeing.
  • Duration: 12 minutes
  • Duration: 12 minutes
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$144.36 USD
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Barcelona and Montserrat Helicopter Tour

Soar over the spectacular city of Barcelona for a whopping 40-minutes on an exhilarating helicopter tour. Experience the grandeur of Barcelona’s legendary landmarks from a unique perspective as you fly over iconic sights such as Gaudi’s La Sagrada Familia, Park Güell and the renowned Camp Nou football stadium. Venture to the outskirts of Catalonia to see a sacred Benedictine monastery and admire the scenic curve of the Mediterranean coast and the jagged peaks of the mountain perimeter.
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Duration: 40 minutes
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$345.31 USD
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Private Tour: Romantic Sailing Trip from Barcelona

Cruise the iridescent waters of Barcelona’s coast on a romantic 3-hour sailing trip at sunset. Enjoy the intimate atmosphere of this private sailing trip as you admire Barcelona’s sparkling skyline at dusk and sip sparkling cava. Allow your expert skipper to ensure a smooth sail as you see legendary landmarks like the La Sagrada Famillia, Barceloneta Beach and Port Olimpic. Absorb the amorous ambience and feel the warm ocean breeze caress your skin as you explore the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$196.33 USD
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Citizen Segway Tour Barcelona

See the best of Barcelona in three-hours via Segway. The tour is ideal for people who want to discover the city in the outdoors, but are short on time or have limited mobility. You have the flexibility to choose from three possible start times and four different language options. After a brief training session, follow your guide to explore Parc de la Ciutadella, Barceloneta, and beyond.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$79.69 USD
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Segway Flexible Private Tour in Barcelona

Go sightseeing on a Segway, your way during this flexible, private, guided tour that departs on your schedule. Customize this family-friendly tour to stop at Barcelona sights of interest to you or ask your guide to pick a route and show you the city’s top sights. Get a safety briefing and riding instructions and head out to ride along the coastline, and through the city’s streets, parks, squares and more.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$56.59 USD
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Private Modern Architecture Tour of Barcelona

Experience the cutting edge of Barcelona’s modern architecture scene during this private 4-hour exploration of its avant-garde 20th century buildings. Whether you’re a fan of ‘starchitects’ like Mies van der Rohe, Santiago Calatrava, Norman Foster or Zaha Hadid, or simply looking to enjoy some of the rich design culture and creativity of this Catalan capital, you’re sure to find something to like. Visits to Calatrava’s Olympic Antenna, Hadid’s Plaça de Les Arts plus much more are included, along with a private guide and round-trip hotel transport in a luxury vehicle.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration: 4 hours
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2-Hour Private Barcelona Segway Night Tour

Cruise past the twinkling lights of Barcelona on this evening Segway tour. Over the course of 2 hours, you’ll see the coastline from Barceloneta, Las Ramblas, Parc de la Ciutadella, the Arc of Triumph, Port Olimpic, and more. Admire the lights of the Agbar Tower with a glass of local cava. Your private guide can tailor the tour to your interests and comfort level.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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$68.14 USD
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Sailing Adara

Adara is a splendid Turkish schooner, classic in style, with noble woods and Italian bronze details. Thanks to its design and steel hull, Adara will take you across the sea with elegance and tranquility.In Adara, you won't have to worry about a thing, as our specialized crew will guide you through the waters, and our onboard chef will pamper you and prepare a menu adapted to your desires.Our schooner has the capacity to accommodate 10 guests, it is the ideal way to spend the holidays in good company and take advantage of our large deck space to relax and contemplate our beautiful coast.
  • Duration: 3 to 8 hours
  • Duration: 3 to 8 hours
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$115.49 USD
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