During this exciting half-day tour we will take you to visit some of the most beautiful places in Barcelona. You will also get to explore La Sagrada Familia. We offer the exclusive opportunity to skip the line at Sagrada Familia in order to save precious time.
We will pick you up at your accommodation and take you by private transport on a journey to experience the different faces of Barcelona. During the tour, our expert guide will share fascinating stories about the citys unique architecture, culture, and history.
Our tour will begin in Plaa Catalunya, Barcelonas central square. The plaza connects to the avenue Passeig de Grcia, which features some of the best examples of Catalan architecture. Take a moment to admire the striking faades of private Modernist buildings, among them Gauds famous La Pedrera. Next, we will arrive at the Illa Discordia Barcelona (Barcelonas Block of Discord), which not only includes Gauds Casa Batll, but also the Casa Lle - Morera and Casa Ametller built by its two main competitors, Domenech and Cadafalch.
We will follow in the footsteps of Gaud as we explore lEixample next. This district was designed in the 19th century by the urban planner Ildefons Cerd. It became an extension of the Old Town, as part of an orderly expansion strategy for the city. After visiting the majestic Hospital de Sant Pau, we will continue to Gauds masterpiece, La Sagrada Familia. You will see the different parts of the building and the many examples of religious symbolism hidden in its unique faades. You are sure to be captivated by Gaudis incredible architectural style: the peculiar shape of the columns, ceilings, walls and the organic architecture of the basilica.
This tour also includes a relaxed walking tour through the charming corners of the Gothic Quarter.
Your guide will take you through its quaint little back streets to find the hidden imprints left by the Roman and medieval city in this world-famous neighborhood.
After visiting the seafront of the city, well head to Montjuc Mountain and stop at the Mirador de l'Alcalde, a beautiful terrace with wonderful views of Barcelonas iconic skyline offering fantastic photo opportunities.
This tour is held during the morning on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays and during the afternoon every other day.
This half day tour will let you discover the real essence of Barcelona. Enjoy the world famous landmarks, the hidden secrets and the fantastic sights of Barcelona together with an enthusiastic guide in a small friendly group.