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Barcelona: Segway Tour

1. Barcelona: Segway Tour

See more of Barcelona and do your sightseeing in a fun comfortable way. Familiarize yourself with the easy-to-use Segway during a brief training session, then hit the road. Zip along the narrow streets of the Gothic Quarter inside the walls of the former Roman city, populated with palaces, churches, artists’ workshops, and small shops selling all kinds of treats. Continue through the old town, gaze up at the Arc de Triomf, and enter Barcelona's oldest park, Ciutadella Park. Ride down Las Ramblas and stop at the foot of the Columbus Monument. Enjoy a view of Barcelona's skyline in front of the 3 mountains surrounding the city: Montjuïc, Tibidabo, and Collserola. Breathe in the sea air at the old port. Learn about the old fishing village of Barceloneta and feast your eyes on the extravagant yachts that populate the harbor today.

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Barcelona: Bike Tour

2. Barcelona: Bike Tour

Get to know Barcelona on a relaxed, fun, and informative bike tour. Explore several neighborhoods and see the city's main highlights in one go. Bike the labyrinthine streets of the oldest districts, such as the Gothic Quarter. Pass by old churches, palaces, Roman walls, and medieval monuments. Make your way down to the Old Port to understand Barcelona's relationship to the sea. Enjoy the coastal views and learn about the former fishing village, Barceloneta. Branch off along the way through the city's green oases, like Ciutadella Park. Enjoy the sense of freedom when riding along the bike paths off the beaten track.

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Barcelona: Gothic Quarter Walking Tour

3. Barcelona: Gothic Quarter Walking Tour

Explore the magical corners of Barcelona’s old town on a guided walking tour of the Gothic Quarter. See some of the city's top sights and stroll around the cobbled streets. Step back in time in this historic neighborhood, which was founded by the Romans over 2,000 years ago. Gaze up at the intricate spires of the Cathedral of Barcelona. Enter the Plaça del Rei (King's Square) and admire its medieval archways and windows. Get to know the secrets and the legends about the political center of the city.

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Barcelona: Sagrada Familia and Park Güell with Hotel Pickup

4. Barcelona: Sagrada Familia and Park Güell with Hotel Pickup

Be collected from your accommodation and your expert guide will share fascinating stories about the city’s one-of-a-kind architecture, culture, and history. The tour will begin next to the Mediterranean Sea, home to the golden sand beach of Bogatell, before following the coastline towards Port Vell (the Old Port). There your guide will show you the Gothic Drassanes and the iconic Columbus Monument located at Barcelona's most famous street, La Rambla. From there, the guide will take you up Montjuïc Mountain to Mirador de l'Alcalde, a beautiful terrace with wonderful views of Barcelona’s iconic skyline. The Mountain of Montjuïc was once the main venue of the 1992 Olympics. Nowadays, you can still admire the Olympic Stadium. You can also find plenty of examples of urbanism and architecture designed for the International Exhibition of 1929. These include Plaça Espanya, The Magic Fountain, the Mies Van der Rohe Pavilion, and The National Palace. The tour will continue down the mountain to the Old Town. There you will leave the vehicle for a while as the narrow streets of the charming Gothic Quarter must be explored on foot. Your guide will take you to the hidden corners of this neighborhood while unveiling the Roman and Medieval history of its streets. After discovering the Old Town your guide will take you to the neighborhood that was made to expand the city beyond its walls, l’Eixample. This district was designed in the 19th-century by the urban planner Ildefons Cerdà. Its grid pattern and wide avenues offer a stark contrast to the more chaotic Old Town. The visit of l'Eixample will start at Plaça Catalunya, Barcelona’s central plaza. The square connects to the boulevard Passeig de Grácia, which features some of the best examples of Modernist architecture. Take a moment to admire the striking façades of private Modernist buildings including Gaudí's famous La Pedrera and Gaudí’s Casa Batlló and the Casa Lleó Morera and Casa Ametller. Your guide will take you to the crown jewel of Barcelona, Gaudí's masterpiece of La Sagrada Familia. After an extensive explanation of the hidden religious symbolism in the façades of La Sagrada Familia, enter the building. You are sure to be captivated by Gaudi’s incredible architectural style, the peculiar shape of the columns, ceilings, and walls and the organic architecture of the basilica. Finally your guide will take you all the way to Park Güell. This magical park is located on the top of a hill that provides spectacular views of Barcelona. In the park’s famous gardens, Gaudí combined his unique architectural style with elements of nature. The result is a place of pure fantasy guaranteed to amaze you.

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Barcelona: Old Town and Gothic Quarter Walking Tour

5. Barcelona: Old Town and Gothic Quarter Walking Tour

Discover the sites of Roman settlement in Barcelona that date back 2,000. Let your imagination recreate the Roman Forum in the current Plaça de Sant Jaume, that even today after 20 centuries remains the political power of Catalonia. On this 2-hour guided tour you’ll continue with a walk along one of the world's best preserved Roman walls, and hear about the Roman baths of Pati Llimona. Admire the architecture and monumental buildings of the Gothic Quarter and feel as if you’ve traveled back to medieval times. You’re sure to be impressed by the monumental Plaça del Rei with its Palace of the Viceroy and the beautiful Palau Reial. It was here that Catholic monarchs greeted the navigator Christopher Columbus on his return from the first voyage to the Americas. See the Barcelona Cathedral and Santa Maria del Mar, the ultimate examples of pure Catalan Gothic. Santa Maria del Mar was built in an incredibly short time for its size. This neighborhood is also filled with trendy bars, restaurants, and small boutiques, and provides the opportunity to experience the essence of Barcelona. Walking along the famous Ramblas, you’ll discover why Barcelona is so beloved by visitors. This is a buzzing pedestrianized area where you can enjoy the street performers, small cafes, and traditional Catalan cuisine. You’ll see the famous Boqueria market, as well, where you can experience the gastronomic traditions of the Catalan people in its colorful stalls.

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Barcelona: Gothic Quarter and Sagrada Familia Private Tour

6. Barcelona: Gothic Quarter and Sagrada Familia Private Tour

From the convenient meeting point at the tourist information center in the Gothic heart of the city, start the tour with a coffee and a short briefing on Barcelona and the surrounding area before setting off. Then, visit the Cathedral and the Royal Palace, the Roman wall, and the medieval area of Barcelona, including the Jewish Quarter. End this portion of the tour with a visit to Santa Maria del Mar church and, after crossing the Plaça de Sant Jaume, reach one of the best-known streets of the city: La Rambla. Next, the Boqueria Market is a mandatory visit on your journey where the festival of flavors, colors, and smells come alive. Stop for lunch at a local restaurant and use this time to re-energize and discuss anything from Spanish gastronomy to taxation or Catalan identity. The lunch includes a sample of cherished local delicacies including Iberian sausage, cheese, ham, and local wine. After lunch, hop on the subway like a true Barcelonian and head downtown to Passeig de Gràcia where you can admire the most valuable modernist houses. The boulevard is the most elegant in the city where the most important families of the early 20th century commissioned the construction of their homes to the best architects of the time including, among others, Antonio Gaudí. From Passeig de Gràcia, just two metro stops away is La Sagrada Familia, the last stop of the tour. Here you will see the different parts of the building and the many examples of religious symbolism hidden in its unique facades. You are sure to be captivated by Gaudi’s incredible architectural style: the peculiar shape of the columns, ceilings, walls, and the organic architecture of the basilica.

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Barcelona: 3-Hour Bike Tour with a Local Guide

7. Barcelona: 3-Hour Bike Tour with a Local Guide

The tour begins beside the fountain in Plaça Reial where your guide will be waiting for you. Then, get on your bike and make your way through the back streets of the Gothic Quarter towards Placa del Rei. From there, the tour heads past the Barcelona Cathedral towards one of the city's greatest pieces of Modernista architecture, the Palau de la Música Catalana concert hall.  Continue on from there as you head to the Ciutadella Park with a stop along the way at the Arc De Triomf. After enjoying a walk around the gardens and a refreshing drink, you will be on the move again towards Europe's second most visited landmark, La Sagrada Familia. There will be time to take photos and just generally be in awe of Gaudi's final masterpiece.  Then it's down to the beach where you’ll stop for a optional picnic and perhaps a dip in the Mediterranean Sea. Finally, the tour heads back up to the vibrant neighborhood of El Born where you’ll have the last stop at the Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar before returning to the starting point of your tour.

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Barcelona: Gothic Quarter Walking Tour with Churros

8. Barcelona: Gothic Quarter Walking Tour with Churros

Immerse yourself in the Gothic architecture and culture of one of Barcelona's most famous neighborhoods with this tour. Begin your walking tour at the Barcelona Cathedral and admire this wonderful example of Gothic architecture.  Continue your exploration of Barcelona's Old Town with a stroll through Plaza Sant Felipe Neri, home to the Church of Sant Felipe Neri, a hidden gem not many travelers get to experience. Learn how the church survived the Spanish Civil War and how it was restored to its former glory. Next, visit Place de Sant Jaume, where you can admire Barcelona City Hall as well as the Generalitat de Catalunya. Later, walk by the impressive Temple of Augustus, dedicated to the Ancient Roman Emperor. Proceed onto Plaza del Dei, a cozy and picturesque gathering place with cafés, cocktail bars, and restaurants. At this point, your hunger for knowledge will have been satisfied, so it is time to satisfy your bodily hunger with some delicious churros dipped in chocolate for a true Barcelona treat.

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What people are saying about Barcelona Cathedral

Very grateful and absolutely delighted for this in-depth Old Town Gothic Quoter walking tour we had with our lovely and knowledgeable guide Nuria! Nuria led this tour with great love and passion towards her city and Catalan culture. It was so lively how she described the history scenes that we could easily imagine the old times when Barcelona was built. Lots of interesting facts and places were covered in just 3 hours. Thank you dear Nuria, you made magic! We still live with the emotions from Barcelona and from the information learned on this tour even being back in the UK for more than a week already. We could not have found these places and learned so much in detail about Barcelona without you. ❤️ We highly recommend this walking tour. Indra and Steve from Buckinghamshire UK.

I booked a solo private tour and it turned out to be a great decision. My tour guide Miguel was very knowledgeable and had such obvious passion for the city that helped me fall in love with Barcelona too. I was only in the city for a couple of days and I would have never been able to experience as much of the city on my own. The private tour was like spending a day with a new friend and knowledgeable local.

We were very lucky with our guide Victor. He led us through his city with lots of knowledge and passion. He kept it interesting and fun and we learned a lot during our tour. Yes you can walk through the old city yourself but getting to know more about the history and traditions makes it so much more interesting. Thank you Victor for making it a fun experience!!

AGA is just exceptional. Despite her deep knowledge and enthusiasm she has the sensitivity and creativity to adjust the tour to her clients needs. Perfect morning with a great ambassador of Barcelona. Thank you.

Xavior was an excellent well informed guide. Friendly and helpful. He made our day very special.