• Location: Barcelona, Spain
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
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Get the perfect introduction to Barcelona's top sites during this 4.5-hour guided tour. Hop aboard your coach for a sightseeing excursion to Paseig de Gracia, admiring architect Antoni Gaudí's iconic buildings along the way. Then head to the Olympic Village of Barcelona (Vila Olimpica) and the Montjuic mountain. Take a cable car ride, stop by a recreation of a Spanish village at Poble Espanyol, and explore the old city center.

Highlights

  • Barcelona sightseeing half-day tour
  • Explore the Gothic Quarter with your guide, and see the Barcelona Cathedral
  • Tour the Montjuic Mountain, and see the Olympic Stadium
  • Take in aerial views of Barcelona from a cable car

What You Can Expect

Barcelona Tour: Gothic Quarter, Olympic Village, and Montjuic Cable Car Ride

Port Olimpic, Barcelona

Start your trip in central Barcelona (Calle Balmes 5) at 8:45am. Continue by coach to the Passeig de Gracia, where you'll see some of the whimsical architecture of Antoni Gaudí. Then head to Barcelona's Olympic Village (Vila Olimpica) and Port Olympic, with coastal views along the way. This famous sporting site hosted visiting athletes during the city's 1992 Olympic games.

Travel next to Montjuic Mountain for a high-altitude view of Barcelona and its port during a cable-car ride above the city. From there, get picked up by your coach, which will then take you past the sports facilities used for the Olympics, including Picornell Olympic Swimming Pool, Lluís Companys Olympic Stadium, and Palau Sant Jordi.

Head next to the Spanish Village (Poble Espanyol) to discover the architecture and crafts typical of the various regions of Spain. Then return to central Barcelona to tour the city's ancient center on foot. Begin at the Plaza de Catalunya before continuing along the narrow walkways of the Gothic Quarter with your guide. See the 15th-century Barcelona Cathedral and Plaza San Jaume, home to the Town Hall and Palace of Generalitat.

Finish the day by heading back to your original departure point.

Customer Reviews

pamvickers United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

This was our second trip to Barcelona, but we learned so much more. A great overview of the city and our guide was full of interesting information.

Trina P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

Fantastic tour with heaps of information and a friendly and knowledgeable guide.

velascosm

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

Great experience! Our tour guide was awesome, I loved the Spanish village and Gothic quarter. The views were amazing, however I wish the cable car rides that provide a view of the city were longer.

edrosenberg1

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

The trip was wonderful and was done at a very enjoyable pace! I did not feel rushed. There is a significant amount of walking but the guide took that into account with us older particpants.

John P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Took this tour at the end of a cruise as a general city tour to get oriented and discover Barcelona. It was just what we wanted. Travelling with spouse and 2 friends, we found it informative, enjoyable and just right! Our guide was Marta who was instantly engaging, informative obviously knew and loved Barcelona. The cable car ride was spectacular!
During the walking tour of the Gothic Quarter, Marta negotiated our way through crowed, busy areas. There was a fair/festival going on in front of the old cathedral, so Marta took the time to stop and explain certain things that were going on, e.g. a local band playing traditional Catalan music and spontaneous dancing by locals. Marta was very knowledgeable and answered questions very directly and succinctly. She moved things along. I commend her especially being able to lead the tour in the Gothic Quarter with the crowds, but making sure that we were/felt safe. We were in Barcelona the weekend of Oct 21-23 when there were lots of crowds demonstrating on behave of the Catalonian cause.
I highly recommend this tour!

Adam United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

This tour was amazing!

Jay M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

This tour is chock full of great sights and interesting insights into how this picturesque city has evolved into what it is today. Guide Giavanna was exceptionally helpful in providing additional information for scrapbooks etc.

lottiejworth

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Great experience, due to the tour guide Giovanna - extremely knowledgeable. Definitely a worthwhile tour.

Lena H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

I had such a great time on this tour. Giovanna was so informative and knowledgeable about the city. This tour is a great way to learn a lot about the history and get familiar with Barcelona. Loved it!

judy

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

Excellent itinerary - rain marred the experience but tour was good.

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