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Enjoy Barcelona like a real local! Take in the beautiful sights and some of the city’s unique hidden gems! In this tour we’ve combined the main attractions of Barcelona with a few places known only by locals to give you the perfect Catalonian experience! All of this next to great local stories from your private host. Also, don’t forget that this private tour can be 100% personalized to suit your kid’s wishes! It's created exclusively for you and your family! To make your kids feel extra special your private host has some fun-filled games, a Barcelona-themed quiz and a terrific treasure hunt. There’s also a special visit to La Rambla where your kids can feed the birds and you take beautiful photos. On this tour you can see the famous La Rambla street, the main stop for everyone who visits Barcelona. Say goodbye to the tourist crowds and head to two of Gaudi’s popular sites, Palau Guell and Placa Reial, as you and your kids learn more about his life and work. Your private host can guide you to a small local family place where you can taste some delicious, warm and fresh Churros of Barcelona, and your kids can enjoy some yummy chocolate. While you enjoy your treats, your host can give you all the tips & tricks you need to make your stay in this beautiful city the best family holiday ever!. Continue with the more historical part of your private tour and learn about the independence of Catalonians and the Roman influence over the city. Stop at a secret garden, where your kids can touch the magical turtle for good luck. Your host will tell you all about it! Afterwards, head to the oldest part of the city, Barceloneta, and find out how the 1992 Olympics transformed this entire area. Stroll through the ornate narrow streets and listen to the remarkable story of Santa Eulalia, right before arriving to the Santa Maria Del Mar Church. Top off your tour with a visit to the beautiful Ciutadella park and lake, a great place where your kids can enjoy the playgrounds and mix with the local kids. Our passionate local hosts can’t wait to show you their city and tell you why they love it so much. From the hidden streets, to the famous highlights, they know it all! Enjoy the real Barcelona, talk to the locals and enjoy this city a unique way. Check out our hosts profiles and pick your favorite local. It’s time to get the best of Barcelona and all its wonders!
Benefit of the included shuttle bus and visit Park Güell, one of Gaudí’s major works in Barcelona. Take in spectacular views of Barcelona and explore this stunning green space that’s surrounded by modernist architecture.
Visit the most important landmark in the city of Barcelona. Admire Gaudi’s mastery and make sure not to miss out on the rich symbolism of his works. Learn about the history and significance of Sagrada Familia by the hand of your local guide. Discover how nature influenced and inspired Gaudí on his planning. Find out why Sagrada Familia is a must-see landmark in Barcelona!
Explore Barcelona with a public transport ticket that gives you free, unlimited access to the transportation networks in the city and its suburbs. Experience the beauty of Barcelona and uncover its many treasures with a 48, 72, 96, or 120-hour pass.
Explore the beauty of Barcelona on this Best of Barcelona Tour, which offers a comprehensive view of this exquisite Catalan city, including a visit to La Sagrada Familia. Perfect for first-time visitors, the tour will show you the city’s most iconic sights and allow you to discover some of Barcelona’s best-kept secrets. You'll enjoy skip-the-line access at La Sagrada Familia, so you can avoid the long queues at this popular attraction. You’ll also visit the hill of Montjuïc and the Gothic Quarter. On this small-group tour, you'll receive personalized attention from your guide.
Please note: From January 7th to January 13th, La Pedrera will be closed for maintenance. These are the regular works for maintenance performed annually and during the same dates. You will have the alternative to visit the Casa Batllo instead.
Gastronomy is one of the most important ingredients of Barcelona's cultural heritage. Join your favourite local on this journey to explore the 3 best markets in Barcelona: Sant Antoni market, Boqueria market and Santa Caterina market. Wander one of the world’s best fresh market, Sant Antoni, for a rich variety of local products. And the cherry on top, enjoy the mouth-watering ham, cheese, sausages and olives served with a glass of wine. You will also enjoy the most commonly eaten dish in Spain, Tortilla de Patatas. What can be better than that? Want to know what food to eat in Barcelona? We got you covered! You will move on to La Boqueria, one of the largest markets in Spain. Try the always classic Paella with cava, move on to a street food classic, the croquettes, and eat the freshly made selection of seafood dishes. And that’s just the beginning; there’s more food to come! Your host will then show you city highlights and architecture while walking towards the colourful Santa Caterina market. Quench your thirst with an exotic local juice, and cheer with a drink together with your local host before saying goodbye. The foodie locals are ready to take you on the best food tour in Barcelona. All you have to do is check out their profiles and pick your favorite local for a delicious culinary experience. This Barcelona's food tour can be 100% personalized to match your preferences, diets, and allergies.
Treat your taste buds with 6 amazing local tastings and enjoy eating like a local. Discover the city’s history through its authentic bites and explore the hippest foodie areas on this culinary journey. Kick off your private food tour at the vibrant Santa Caterina Market, where all locals go to find the best ingredients. It's as beautiful as the famous Boqueria market, just without the touristy hassle. The best way to enjoy Barcelona as a local yourself! Try out some delicious manchego cheese and Iberian ham and take in the market vibes. Your local experience also includes the famous patatas bravas and a glass of vermouth, in a cool bar in the Raval neighborhood. All these amazing tastings are included in the price of the tour, so all you have to do is relax and enjoy the delicious pastries, savory treats, and local drinks. Thinking it can’t get better? Think again! Finish your tour at local family bar, where locals head to for a delicious bite of churros. Tip: enjoy your churros like the locals; dip it in fresh melted chocolate! All of the local hosts are absolute foodies and can’t wait to meet you! They can make sure you don’t miss any of the delicious food Barcelona has to offer. Have any special dietary preferences? No problem - this food tour can be 100% personalized to your taste by your local hosts! Check out the locals' profiles and pick your favorite local for the perfect private food experience in Barcelona! Buen provecho!
If you are craving the best of Spanish food as well as some sightseeing, this tour is a 2-in-1. Join your favorite local on a delicious food tour that combines incredible modernist architectural gems in the exciting neighborhood of L'Eixample! Stroll through the streets of L'Eixample, discovering its many highlights and hidden gems, one bite at a time. Get to try locals' favorites and some of the best flavors the city has to offer. All this in the streets of the most iconic buildings like Casa Mila, Casa Batllo, and Sagrada Familia. From high-quality olives and a glass of vermouth in a unique environment with modernist architecture to Xistorretes, artichokes, Galician octopus, and wine in a traditional gastronomic offer located in the heart of the neighborhood. This premium tastings food tour will elevate your Spanish experience to the max! The tastings also include a special dessert along with a glass of Cava, full of Catalonian flavors. Ready to spend a day like a local in this magical district in Barcelona? All of the highlights will keep your appetite up throughout the whole tour. This tour is 100% personalized to your dietary needs and suitable for vegetarians. Let your favorite local know your food requests, and they will gladly create a tour just for you!
Explore one of the icons of Barcelona with a skip-the-line ticket to the Casa Milà (La Pedrera), Antoni Gaudi’s groundbreaking apartments on the Passeig de Gracia. See the Espai Gaudi exhibition, dedicated to Gaudi’s life and architectural innovations.
Visit Barcelona at your own pace aboard one of our double-decker red buses. Hop-on and hop-off as many times as you wish through the day with a single ticket. Switch routes and discover Barcelona with an audio guide system. Now available in 15 different languages!.
Discover Barcelona at your own pace on a double-decker hop-on hop-off bus tour! Choose from 1 or 2 days and access 2 routes with stops at the best sites in Barcelona! Plus, enjoy audio commentary in 15 different languages as you travel through the city.
Discover one of the most mystic Catalan wonders on this half day tour. See the Black Madonna known as La Moreneta in the Basilica of Montserrat. Listen to one of the oldest Boys’ Choir in Europe (depending on schedule). Walk around the sanctuary and imagine the many lives lived by the monks at the site through the centuries.
A once in a lifetime chance to visit three countries in just one day! Grab your passport and join us on this unforgettable day. Leaving Barcelona we head for a tiny medieval village close to the border before crossing into France to visit a beautiful French spa town where you will enjoy lunch. In the afternoon, you'll head into Andorra over a high mountain pass, perfect for dramatic pictures. You will also stop in a picturesque valley on our way to the capital, famous for tax free bargains, before heading back into Spain in the afternoon. Breakfast in Spain, lunch in France, and an afternoon snack in Andorra - a day you'll never forget.
Feel the passion of the flamenco at Barcelona's legendary Tablao Cordobes, where some of the greatest names in flamenco have performed. Entertained by an internationally renowned flamenco group, you'll discover why the traditional dance of Spain is so popular. You'll also have the option of dining on a traditional buffet meal or simply ordering a drink to enjoy while watching the show.
Looking to discover the magic of Montserrat? Or would you like to go on a day trip to the surroundings of Barcelona? This private day trip is just what you and your kids have been looking for! The monastery of Montserrat is hidden between a beautiful mountain range, just one peaceful train-ride away from the city. Ask any local and they’ll tell you how much they adore this magnificent place! Your local host of choice will meet you at Plaça d'Espanya where you’ll jump on board of the train to kick of your day trip with a comfortable ride through the beautiful Catalan landscape. Along the way, your host can already share interesting facts with you about Montserrat and discuss your itinerary for the day - which, of course, you and your kids can adjust to your wishes. Upon arrival in Montserrat, you can all enjoy a fun ride up the mountain by cable-car that goes straight through the mountain range. The views are stunning and it's the best way to get to Montserrat comfortably, including the best panorama! First stop in Montserrat will be the local farmers market to see the hustle & bustle of the vendors in the morning. Enjoy a delicious cheese tasting at one of the artisans before you continue for an easy-going hike to a viewing point on top of Sant Miquel. Get ready to gaze straight across the Catalonian landscape! To keep your kids feeling involved throughout the tour, your host will arrange a simple but fun game for all your family. There’s also a trip to the playground next to the monastery, a Montserrat-themed quiz with prize, and a special kid’s ice cream tasting. Cool stuff just for your kids. After a short break to relax and enjoy the view, you can continue your way to the Santa Maria church de Montserrat. Learn all about the Virgin of Montserrat, the patron saint of Catalonia to whom the church has been dedicated. And encourage your kids to ask all the questions they want - your local host will be happy to answer. If there's anything you or your kids would like to change to the tour, please contact your favorite host. The tour can always be 100% personalized.
Get ready to fall in love with the unique Barcelona atmosphere and its delicious flavors! Get familiar with the locals' favorite: tapas. This tiny dish is full of flavor and goes wonderfully with good wine, especially the local wine from the Catalunian region. It's a match made in heaven! Join your favorite local on a tasty journey through the best tapas in town paired with the most authentic local wines. The perfect evening is right here: 4 glasses of wine from the local region of Catalunia, four delicious bites & your favorite local. What can be better than that? During your awesome private evening tour, your host will tell you how locals like pairing their wines with different types of flavors to get the best-tasting experience you could imagine. All exclusively for you! You’ll also find out about the tapas concept and which ones are the most delicious out there. All the four places you’ll stop at are in the hippest area of the city, where locals enjoy their evenings, away from the touristy crowds. Imagine the spicy notes of the Tempranillo grapes red wine or the incredible dense flavors of the dry Ros Marina white wine, made out of Xarel·lo Catalonian grapes. You’ll hear about how the local Vineyards have kept their tradition through time and listen to stories of the local family businesses around them. All this next to unique flavors of montaditos, chicken with raspberry tapas and more. Even more great things? Your local host will share with you all the local insights regarding the vibrant nightlife of Barcelona, from local relaxing bars and restaurants to cool party clubs. The locals are ready to welcome you and your friends in their city. They’ll give you all the insights you need on the local wines, tasty cuisine, and the fantastic lifestyle. Check out their profiles and pick the host you like most for a fun evening in Barcelona!
Combine mountains, history and wine on a visit to Montserrat and either the Freixenet or Codorniu winery on a full-day small group tour by minivan from Barcelona. You'll travel in a comfortable air-conditioned minivan and receive individual attention from your expert tour guide. On this small group tour, you'll receive personalized attention from your guide.
Enjoy Barcelona like you would have never thought of! Take in the beautiful sights and some of the city’s unique hidden gems to give you the perfect Catalonian experience! The highlight of the experience is a hidden rooftop bar to enjoy stunning 360 degree views of Barcelona. Barcelona is water, movement, life. Its wavy buildings and springing fountains are proof of this. You will start by exploring the Cascade fountain in Parc de la Ciutadella. You along with your favourite local will then continue walking towards Passeig del Born, a charming avenue that has adapted to new times without turning its back on its past. Under the shade of the trees, it's well worth enjoying this special place that stretches from the old Born Market to the splendid Gothic church of Santa Maria del Mar. Learn secrets about gothic architecture as you uncover the only church surviving in the pure Catalan Gothic style. Top off your private tour at the incredible Palau de la Musica, known for its unique beauty and amazing performances. It today represents an essential landmark in the cultural and social life of Catalonia. We saved the best for the last! Discover the secret rooftop with a pool, where you can enjoy the view in the chill-out zone and taste some good cocktails. It has everything you can ever ask for- Swimming pool, good drinks, nice atmosphere and an absolutely superb view over the city. Our passionate locals can’t wait to show you their city and tell you why they love it so much. From the hidden streets, to the famous highlights, they know it all! Enjoy real Barcelona, talk to the locals and enjoy this city a unique way. And with your local host it can be 100% tailored around you if you happen to need anything extra!
Embrace the Mediterranean lifestyle when the sun goes down and become one of the locals while wandering the streets of Barcelona. Enjoy the evening breeze, go where the locals like to unwind and discover highlights & hidden gems when the sun sets. Join your favorite local for a fun evening tour around places popular with the locals. Discover the neighborhood of Gracia, where locals relax with a drink and a tapa in the lively squares. Mingle with them and catch a glimpse of their lifestyle and what they like to do after hours. Go beyond the Passeig de Gracia, and step inside the lively Gracia neighborhood. Filled with local markets, bars, cafes and charming squares, it's the best place to experience the local way of life. Visit buzzing squares like Plaça del Cinc d'Oros or Plaça de la Vila de Gràcia where you can find the town hall. These squares are filled with cultural remarks and importance like Plaça del Poble Romaní. A local market visit is also part of the fun! Stop by Mercat de la Llibertat, one of the first markets built in Barcelona. Gracia's little streets are full of charm, and your favorite local will give you the best tips of what you can find on Carrer de Verdi or Carrer de Torrijos. The tour of Gracia wouldn't be complete without a visit to Gaudi's first major work - Casa Vicens. In Plaça de la Virreina, you'll hear some more stories related to Gaudi. Hear all about it and more straight from a local source, your new local friend! On your way back to the heart of Gracia, get tips of where to find live music and the best food in the area - everything you need to enjoy the rest of your night. Say goodbye in a little plaça with an amazing atmosphere, where your guide will recommend the best place to enjoy a refreshing drink among the locals! If there is anything specific you would like to do during your night experience, let your local guide know. They can fully customize the tour around you!