Meet your guide at the cruise terminal and travel in a private taxi to Plaza de España, of the city's largest public squares and home of the 1929 International Exhibition. After admiring the plaza’s many monuments and grand central fountain, take a quick ride via public transit to the Gothic Quarter, the historic heart of the city with plenty of atmosphere and roots that stretch back more than 2,000 years. Stroll through the winding medieval streets and then grab another taxi to the Passieg de Gràcia, Barcelona's most famous and luxurious boulevard. See masterpieces of Modernist architecture, including the famous La Pedrera and La Casa Batlló apartment buildings designed by Antoni Gaudí.
Rest and recharge with included lunch at a renowned city center restaurant, where you’ll learn how to order and enjoy traditional tapas and bite-sized pinchos, accompanied by fine Spanish wine.
For the grand finale to the day, ride in a taxi directly to Barcelona's most famous landmark, Gaudí’s Sagrada Familia Cathedral (ticket not included) Take in the splendor of the Surrealist facade and spires, and then step inside with your included entrance ticket for an independent, 20-minute visit of the richly symbolic and ornate interior.
Travel once more by private taxi back to your waiting cruise ship to conclude the 6-hour tour.
Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your excursion ends with ample time for you to return to the Barcelona port for your ship’s departure. In the extremely unlikely event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.