Experience a comprehensive offering of Barcelona's charms during this full-day, small-group tour of the Catalan capital. With no more than 8 fellow travelers, explore the high-end boutiques and modern buildings along the upscale Passeig de Gracia. Continue to the UNESCO-listed La Sagrada Famila, and learn about its famous creator Antoni Gaudi from your local guide. Admire Barcelona's main attractions like Las Ramblas, Montjüic Mountain, and the Gothic Quarter. Round-trip transport is included.Description
Between 8:30am-9:30am, enjoy convenient pickup at your centrally located Barcelona accommodations. Greet your driver/guide and the rest of your small group of no more than 8 fellow travelers as you head to Passeig de Gracia, one of the city's main boulevards.
Walk on the street's intricately paved stonework, designed by the legendary Antoni Gaudi. Shop at one of the many boutiques that line the boulevard, and admire the striking facades of the modernist buildings while listening to your guide's commentary. Snap photos of architectural masterpieces like La Pedrera, Casa Batllo, and Casa Lleo.
You'll also see the Eixample, designed by Ildefons Cerda. Pass the Hospital de Sant Pau as you make your way to La Sagrada Familia. Learn about the different parts of the building, their symbolism and the designer that created them.
Continue to the Ciutat Vella neighborhood. Stop at Arc de Triomf and the Parc de la Ciutadella, an old fortress that is now a city park. Admire the Castle of the Three Dragons or the Grief, a sculpture by the lake before walking down La Rambla to the new World Trade Center.
Next, climb Montjuic for spectacular panoramic views. See the facilities from the 1992 Olympics, Palau Sant Jordi, and the "urban-ism" designed for the International Exhibition of 1929.
Before getting dropped back off at your lodgings, explore the Gothic Quarter with your group and guide. The tour concludes after eight hours.Highlights
- Small group ensures personal service
- Led by a local guide
- Comprehensive tour of the city
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
: Barcelona, SpainDuration
: 8 hours Voucher Redembtion
: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.