Barcelona, a Spanish city that is both modern and ancient and everything in between at the same time is one of the most loved tourist destinations on the planet. Barcelona receives visits from several million guests every year, and the balmy climate and top quality Barcelona City activities ensure that they'll continue to return for many years to come.…
Top 187 Things to do in Barcelona, Spain
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Your first stop is the medieval village of Bagà, located in the heart of the natural park Cadí-Moixeró. Wander through the central square and the medieval church before crossing the border into France, where a traditional French breakfast at the UNESCO World Heritage Site Mont-Louis awaits you.
Your next stop in the scenic drive through the Pyrenees Alps is Andorra la Vella. Your guide gives you information about the city and points out must-see sites for you to visit at your pace. Stroll its picturesque Old Quarter, admire well-preserved stone houses, or wander mountain trails surrounding the Madriu River. Take advantage of the numerous tax-free shops or simply sit back and try some traditional Andorran food.
Heading back to Barcelona, stop at the picturesque village of Coll de Nargó for a quick drink while you take in the stunning views of Panta d'Oliana. Read More close
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With vehicles engineered to such high specifications, some technical know-how is essential and your guide gives a full briefing. The Ferrari 246 GT was built to competition standard with every nut and bolt streamlined for efficiency. As the 3. 2-liter V-6 engine purrs, feel the exceptional quality and see how this car held the edge over its fierce rival—the Porsche 911—at the time of production.
After, it's time to try a true manufacturing marvel, the Ferrari F430 F1. Hear the raw and brutal sound of the engine as you move smoothly through the gears, feel the unbridled power of the 4. 3-liter V-8 engine, and experience the rapid acceleration of 0–62 miles per hour (0–100 km/h) in 4 seconds. Seize this chance to drive 2 of Ferrari's most accomplished machines. Read More close
Every city with character has its dark side, too. Discover Barcelona's tales of wrath, greed, sloth, pride, lust, envy, and gluttony on this novel tour to the city's sightseeing highlights. Your guide sets the scene at the Barcelona Cathedral—the Gothic edifice is arguably the city's crowning achievement. Here, learn about the pride of the architect and the envy that it inspired.
Meander through the side streets that border the world-famous La Rambla avenue, where your guide points out the wealth of tapas restaurants, lively bars, and local favorites. These locations are prime spots for gluttony, greed, and even a little lust once night falls.
As for wrath and sloth: In a city as culturally vibrant as Barcelona, it's just not possible to be lazy, but try not to be angry that you didn't collect the full set of 7. Read More close
Stroll through Carrer Avinyó, where Picasso drew inspiration for Les Demoiselles d’Avignon, and see La Llotja, the art school where he studied, and Els Quatre Gats restaurant, where he held his first exhibition. As you amble through these sites, hear anecdotes of Picasso’s life and discover how he gave birth to the Cubism movement and became one of the most famous artists of the 20th century.
Go deeper into Picasso’s revolutionary style with a visit to the Picasso Museum. Built to celebrate his talent, the museum hosts more than 3,500 masterpieces, such as The First Communion and Science and Charity. Spend some time admiring the huge collection of works from the early years of the artist’s career and understand how each work reveals his strong relationship with Barcelona. Read More close
This immense museum consists of 3 sections: Limitless Society, the Reflectionarium, and the Corner of the Absurd. Limitless Society is dedicated to ideas conceived by brand names and technological centers; the Reflectionarium showcases inventions that challenge your mind and make you think; and the Corner of the Absurd lets you marvel at creations designed to make you laugh and smile.
Someone had to invent the technological wonders that enhance our society, and this museum is a celebration of those people and their efforts. Open your mind and leave your common sense at the door, as many of the inventions you admire here exceed the boundaries of what seems possible.
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Meet up with your guide and get situated on a stylish vintage bicycle, strapping on your helmet and chatting about what you're most interested in seeing during your stay. You might want to head into the best neighborhoods for nightlife, see where locals gather for tapas and meals, or check out interesting architecture that goes beyond the regular tourist hotspots.
Pedal along behind your guide, ducking into hidden corners of the city and cruising to little-known landmarks. Listen as your guide shares entertaining facts and stories and offers their perspective on the best places around town to eat and drink, stopping off along the way for discounted drinks and tapas if you'd like to refuel. Read More close
See the most extensive collections of Picasso's artwork at the Picasso Museum, including The First Communion and Science and Charity. Explore the Joan Miró Foundation, with its large collection of paintings from various periods in his life.
Your Articket Barcelona card gives you access to the following 6 museums and all permanent collections and temporary exhibitions:
- Antoni Tàpies Foundation (Fundació Antoni Tàpies)
- Picasso Museum (Museu Picasso)
- The Joan Miró Foundation (Fundació Joan Miró)
- National Art Museum of Catalonia (Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya - MNAC)
- Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA)
- Barcelona Contemporary Culture Center (Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona - CCCB)
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Save up to 40 percent on the city's premier tours and famous attractions. In addition to 10 activities, pick 1, 3, or 5 top tours such as an enlightening Sagrada Familia tour, an excursion to the rugged Montserrat, or visiting the fascinating Barcelona Football club museum. Valid for 6 months after the purchase date, your pass is valid for 5 days after you activate it.
Includes admission to:
- Gaudí Experiència
- Gaudí Torre Bellesguard
- Las Ramblas View Point
- Moritz Brewery
- Open Liceu Experience
- Barcelona Hop-on Hop-off Open-Top Bus Tour
- Poble Espanol
- MACBA Museum
- Boat Tour Las Golondrinas
- Aerobus transportation to and from the airport
Includes choice of 1, 3, or 5 attractions:
- Gaudí Park Güell
- La Pedrera Gaudi
- Sagrada Família
- La Roca Village Shopping Express
- Palacio del Flamenco
- FC Barcelona Experience
- Jamón Experience
- Cooltra Scooter Rental
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Meet up with your guide just outside the Hard Rock Cafe, where you can get fitted for your bike and throw on a snug helmet. Discuss the day's itinerary with and then set off down protected bike lanes to begin your 2-wheeled excursion. Learn about Gaudi's contributions to Barcelona's urban character with a visit to the Sagrada Familia, snap photos of the churches and basilicas hidden down narrow alleys in the Gothic Quarter, and coast past the palm tree-lined ponds in the Parc de la Ciutadella.
When you reach the beach, enjoy a tasty beverage to cool off, and spend some time digging your toes into the sand before you hop back on your ride and complete your route, winding your day to a close as you return to your starting point near the fountains and sculptures in Plaça de Catalunya. Read More close
Gain time with fast-track entry to museums such as Joan Miró Foundation, Egipci Museum, Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, and Botanical Gardens, and save money with discounted entrances to more than 20 attractions, including Sagrada Família, Museu Casa Gaudí, and Museu La Pedrera.
Check your complimentary multilingual guidebook for more information on Barcelona’s main sightseeing areas and use your city and metro maps to travel around. Unlimited travel on the city’s public transport, train tickets from the airport, and discounts on guided walking tours, restaurants, bars, and shops are also included.
Take a relaxing waterfront cruise on a Las Golondrinas boat or choose one of the other leisure activities included in your card.
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Plan your sightseeing tour and explore the city at your own pace. Check your guidebook for useful information on the main sightseeing areas and must-see attractions, such as La Sagrada Familia, FC Barcelona Camp Nou, and the quirky La Pedrera building; then use your city map to find your way around.
Offering great value and convenience, this card enables you to maximize your time in the city. With great discounts, you can decide what to do, when to do it, and save money in the process. Take advantage of the flexibility and freedom of the card and focus on treasuring the memorable experiences of your visit. Read More close
You can easily redeem your card at several central locations and begin using it for a week of partying in the booming Barcelona scene. Try out as many of the big-name clubs as you can handle.
Check out Club Catwalk, a stylish venue with 4 levels of entertainment (playing everything from house to R&B music) and open areas that overlook the city. For something a little more tucked away, BeCool remains a favorite spot of in-the-know locals. Its lineup of top DJs and alternating nights of rock, pop, and indie music attract a wide range of cool customers.
With the card, you also get a handy map that shows the locations of all included bars and clubs, so you waste no time hunting for the best spots. Read More close
Like any major metropolis, Barcelona's inhabitants occupy every social strata, and it's easy as a tourist to glance over or ignore the struggles of the local population. Get a different perspective on Barcelona's busiest neighborhoods and off-the-beaten-path pockets on this walking tour by exploring 2 of the city's historic districts with a formerly homeless guide.
Each tour guide has been recruited from local homeless charities and social services and undergone a 3-month training, which has offered them the opportunity for a new livelihood, all while sharing their experience with visitors looking to truly understand Barcelona beyond its touristy veneer. Read More close
Meet your local guide, a resident of the city who has the insider knowledge to give you a different, behind-the-scenes perspective on Barcelona and its artsy, eclectic, bohemian neighborhoods. Hop onto the seat of your electric bike and set off, pedaling along quaint residential streets and across bustling marketplaces. Admire iconic sites like the Parc de la Ciutadella Park and the famous boulevard La Rambla, and discover the magic of the fashionable El Born district.
Cycle through areas frequented by artists and intellectuals, and visit the plazas and bars where locals gather. Along the way, your passionate guide shares commentary and anecdotes about the city—their love of Barcelona is contagious!
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Make your way into the vibrant Gràcia district, where you're welcomed warmly into the home of your hosts for the evening. Grab a glass of wine and settle in to watch as delectable dishes are cooked and assembled, and then gather around to feast on the traditional 3-course meal. Sample Catalan favorites like pa amb tomàquet (toasted bread with tomato and olive oil), fresh and flavorful esqueixada (salad with shredded salt cod, tomatoes, onions, and olives), savory botifarra (sausage), and escalivada (smoky grilled vegetable salad),
Throughout the meal, your hosts introduce you to Catalan folklore and the most popular music of the region. Listen to the rhythms of rumba and the tango beats of habanera, and learn about the traditional songs, dances, and costumes of the sardana, a circle dance typical of Catalonia. Before you finish dessert, be sure to pick up pointers from your guides on other great places to eat and see live music around the city. Read More close
Your guide's narration transports you back to the time of the Inquisition in the 14th century. Start your journey by wandering through the Gothic Quarter's labyrinthine streets—including the one where Estanyol's father, Bernat, discovered freedom for the first time.
As you continue, your guide details the prosperity that this century brought to Barcelona. Learn about its expanding city, the building of the Santa Maria del Mar, and how these histories intertwine in the novel.
This is a great opportunity to meet—or revisit—the novel's characters, relive their stories, and learn key facts about one of the most emblematic Gothic buildings in Barcelona. Read More close
Shopping is pure pleasure at La Roca Village, which combines sophisticated boutiques, spacious boulevards, attentive service, and a friendly, unhurried atmosphere to offer a truly unique retail experience. There's so much to enjoy here, whether it's leisurely browsing prestigious boutiques for great-value buys or sampling fine food and drink in the Village's cafés and restaurants.
Stroll the boulevards hunting for the best bargains. Browse more than 130 national and international luxury fashion and lifestyle boutiques such as Bikkembergs, Camper, Custo Barcelona, Comptoir des Cotonniers, Diesel, Escada, Furla, Hackett, Hugo Boss, La Perla, Lacoste, TAG Heuer, and Tous. These world-leading brands offer their authentic collections with savings of up to 60% off the recommended retail price, all year round. Plus if you are a non-European Union citizen, shopping is tax-free.
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Meander through the charming alleyways and narrow streets of the Gothic Quarter. Discover the contrast of traditional streets and churches as you move on to the vibrant and bustling La Rambla street. Your guide explains the history of the city and shares insider tips about some of the best shops and restaurants on this relaxing cycling tour.
Continue riding along Diagonal Avenue. Stop for photos at Gaudí masterpieces like La Pedrera, Sagrada Família, and Casa Batlló. Then it's time to head toward the sea. Enjoy the breeze as you pedal along the scenic coastline. Along the way, stop by a beach bar, where you can take a well-deserved break and perhaps go for a dip in the warm water of Barceloneta Beach. Read More close
This leisurely bicycle tour offers you a new way to see the bohemian side of the city away from the crowds of regular tours. Feel the wind in your hair as you ride down twisting alleyways, past famous monuments, such as La Sagrada Familia, and through traditional markets.
Listen as your guide shares stories and legends, and get some insider tips before you stop for delicious Spanish tapas.
Opportunities for the perfect photo shoot are plentiful, ensuring those unforgettable memories are safely captured.
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Present throughout history, graffiti provides vital clues to a city's social, political, and economic conditions of any particular era and Barcelona is no different. Your guide begins with showing you Medieval examples of the age-old art form representing alternative ideas at places such as the Old Hospital de la Santa Creu.
As you stroll down the winding Petritxol Street, snap a few photos of some of the best artistic examples illustrating Barcelona's complicated political past and hear how this intertwined with social and economic issues. Wrap up your tour with a greater appreciation of this often-misunderstood form of artistic expression as well as how graffiti plays an intriguing role in understanding an area's past. Read More close
Take a few moments to familiarize yourself with the skates, find your balance, and adjust any protective gear. Once you’re ready, follow your guide and hit the streets to explore the vast network of safe cycle lanes that weave through Barcelona’s charming neighborhoods.
Starting at the grand Arc de Triomf, cruise toward impressive statues along the shady Passeig de Luís Companys promenade. Arrive at the largest covered square in Europe—the former Mercat del Born—and admire the fabulous architecture while your guide explains how it typifies the modernist Catalan style.
Continue your adventure with a glimpse of the gothic Santa Maria del Mar basilica before you zip along the seafront to the bottom of La Rambla and the Christopher Columbus Memorial. Complete your tour at Port Olímpic and feel the refreshing sea breeze, taking the opportunity to enjoy a cool drink on the beach if you'd like. Read More close
Stroll and explore 2 iconic districts dotted with ancient gourmet shops, bakeries, art galleries, and boutiques. With the help of your guide and food connoisseur, you get the real bohemian feel of the city, as you explore the labyrinthine, cobbled streets and promenade. Learn about the quintessential traditions of pastries and chocolate in Spain as you hop from café to café. With more than 10 samples to try, you're sure to find your favorite.
Listen to your guide's insight and hear the legends behind some of the most traditional sweets, such as melindros and churros. There's so much to be discovered on this delicious tour. Read More close
Start your journey when you meet your guide and get a brief introduction to the Segway before you step on board. Once you're ready, follow your guide and hit the streets to weave through Barcelona's charming neighborhoods.
A ride through the Gothic Quarter shows you a labyrinth of small streets and ancient buildings with the dramatic architectural style that gave this area its name. Continue to Barcelona's city beach for a cruise along the modern promenade as you take in the panoramic views of the ocean.
After you pass by the maritime districts between the Ramblas and Olympic Harbour, head back to the Gothic Quarter to bring your tour to an end. Read More close
In the sidecar, feel the sun caress your face as you drive by significant sites—including Montjuic hill, offering panoramic views of the city, and the MNAC (Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya), as well as the Magic Fountain. See the renowned artwork of Gaudi, including his most ambitious project, La Sagrada Familia, and drive along Passeig de Gracia where you see La Pedrera and Casa Batllo.
On the vintage-looking bike, a replica of the classic vehicle from WWII, head to the Arc de Triomf, Ciutadella Park, and the beach for people watching from the lively promenade. Your guide shares commentary about the history of the city and sights as well as insider tips on the best places to eat and shop. With plenty of opportunities to snap photos, you are sure to take home great memories. Read More close
Set sail from the marina and as you cruise into the Mediterranean Sea, feel the fresh breeze on your face and warm rays of sunshine on your skin. This privately owned yacht is the pride and joy of a local resident passionate about sailing. Acting as your guide, they point out significant sights along the skyline before you cruise by glorious beaches and picturesque seafronts.
Come ready to lend a hand with the ropes and sails if you prefer active involvement or choose a more laid-back approach and make the most of the deck space as you lay down to catch some rays. Either way, enjoy a drink with your captain and make the most of the invigorating time spent away from the crowds of the city center. Read More close
You start at the stately Arc de Triomf, where you have a chance to get familiar with the Segway before you follow your expert guide along the streets of Barcelona's old town. Ride through the lush green Parc de la Ciutadella, or Citadel Park, to see a true oasis in this busy city as you pass by the gorgeous lake and stop for some photos in front of its picturesque fountain.
Continue to Barcelona's city beach for a ride along the modern promenade and take in the panoramic views of the ocean. Your tour takes you past the maritime districts between the Ramblas and Olympic Harbour, passes through the trendy district of El Born, and then ends with a ride through the Gothic Quarter, a labyrinth of small streets and ancient buildings with the dramatic architectural style that gives this area its name. Read More close
The Columbus Monument rises proudly in an excellent location, right at the beginning of La Rambla, near the glittering sea. The monument opened to the public back in 1888, honoring the explorer's first voyage to America. Take a lift up to the top and enjoy stunning vistas across the city from its veranda.
Back on the ground, appreciate the different sculptures decorating the monument and the 2 lions flanking its base. Learn all about the meanings behind them and a little bit more about Christopher Columbus (1452–1506), the famous navigator who landed on America in 1492.
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Meet your guide in town and head for the vibrant hodgepodge of stalls in the Santa Caterina marketplace. What you cook depends on the time of year, and your local guide knows the vendors who stock the freshest seasonal produce. Let them expertly navigate the shopping arcade as you fill your bags with authentic Catalan ingredients.
Back in their home, help prepare the delicious dishes your guide has planned. Sweet aromas and tantalizing smells fill the room, tickling your taste buds into action. Share tales of travel or everyday life with your host and other class members over a glass of wine or cava. Once the food is ready, dine together and share a fragrant and mouthwatering meal. Read More close
Located adjacent to the PortAventura theme park on the Catalonia coast, Costa Caribe has something for everyone. You can try rafting, fly down any of the 15 waterslides, or just soak up the sun from any of the abundant sun loungers.
Immerse yourself in the Caribbean theme and the reggae music that fill the park. Explore more than 365,000 square feet (34,000 sq m) of tropical plants, splashing pools, and water rides. Take the excitement back a notch with a leisurely ride in a rubber ring along a meandering river.
The park also has a plethora of snack bars and restaurants, so you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of this watery wonderland. Read More close
Artisan beer has enjoyed something of a renaissance across Europe in the last few years. In one of the craft breweries in Barcelona, discover the part the Catalan city is playing in growth of the industry. Your guide is on hand to explain the hop-to-bottle story of their appetizing creations. Go behind the scenes and learn how a careful balance of ingredients and flavors develops throughout the fermenting process before bottling.
All that learning is thirsty work, so pop open a couple of bottles and tuck into the malty concoctions. Sample several varieties and compare their complex flavor profiles. With a spread of tapas and grilled meats to accompany the beers, you have all the elements for a fun and convivial atmosphere as you chat and share stories with your fellow budding beer-sommeliers. Read More close
Make your way to the Playa del Botagell and meet up with Dani, infamous in Spain for having robbed over 150 banks during a crime spree that stretched through the 1980s and '90s. Today, after a stint in prison, Dani has published 3 memoirs, worked as a bodyguard for Spanish soccer superstar Lionel Messi, and is delving into the world of fiction writing. Let's just say he's an interesting lunch date!
Grab a seat at the table across from this larger-than-life character, once the most-wanted man in Spain, and prepare for a meal accompanied by captivating tales of the underworld. Feast on some of the city's best paella and seafood dishes in an elegant setting popular with A-listers and local celebs as Dani shares fascinating insight into Barcelona's seedy underbelly and the Porsche-driving lifestyle of a former criminal mastermind. Read More close
Barcelona is known as one of the hippest dining destinations on the Mediterranean, a lively metropolis that’s home to some of the trendiest spots in Europe. Join a foodie expert as you check out fine restaurants, eating your way through delicious gourmet bites in the happening district of El Raval and the enchanting Gothic Quarter.
Set the mood with a sample of vermouth, a botanicals-infused fortified wine that’s a popular local aperitif. Stroll along the narrow alleys of the revitalized El Raval, which has become the city’s bohemian heart. Drop by a bistro run by the Michelin-starred chef Ferran Adrià, the man behind of the now-closed world-famous restaurant El Bulli. Tickle your taste buds with inventive fusion cuisine, nibbling on Asian-influenced bites served in Spanish tapas style.
This leisurely tour emphasizes fresh, high-quality food from carefully selected eateries. Many of the dishes sampled feature ingredients from the nearby Boqueria Market. Savor 7 different foodie-appeasing snacks as you see some of the most exciting parts of town. Read More close
Meet up with your guide among the colonnaded galleries of the beautiful Plaça Reial and set out on foot through the Barrio Gotico. Make your way to the Museu Picasso and skip the lines, grabbing an audio-guide and plenty of time to wander the halls to see the extensive collection, including pieces from the Blue Period.
If wandering the museum has worked up an appetite, good news—your next stop is for snacks! Head to a well-known tavern to share a few plates of pintxos, typical small bites from the Basque region and northern Spain. Move on to another restaurant that specializes in Mediterranean-style tapas to continue tasting your way around Spain, and wrap up the eating portion of the tour at a restaurant which specializes in fine meat dishes, where you can pair your bites with typical drinks for an authentic taste of Catalonia.
Bookend your cultural outing with another museum, heading to the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art. Roam the spacious galleries, admiring the striking architecture as you follow your guide between creative, unusual, and intriguing exhibits from the second half of the 20th century. Read More close
Prepare to visit the city as locals do—by foot. After meeting your guide and discussing the route, hit the bustling streets and admire the city from a resident’s perspective. Your local guide shares some stories and information about the city and general culture, the ways residents do things, and how they enjoy their city.
Get some more insider tips about authentic places to eat and shop. Experience the Spanish café culture firsthand as you stop for a traditional lunch—considered the best time of the day to experience the true Barcelona—before continuing your friendly city exploration. Read More close
After you're picked up from your hotel, ride in comfort and take in the scenery as your driver heads north toward the French border. Stop in the city of Figueres and walk the streets where Dalí spent his boyhood. Afterward, make your way toward the colorful and flamboyant architecture of the unmissable Teatre-Museu Dalí. Skip the line and wander the halls of this incredible museum, admiring sculptures, paintings, and architectural designs that represent the artist's thought-provoking and boundary-pushing style.
From there, wind down toward the coast, weaving through the hills until you reach Cadaqués, a tiny whitewashed fishing village nestled like a sparkling jewel on the edge of the Mediterranean's cobalt waters. Enjoy some free time here to wander the narrow cobbled lanes, sip a drink with your toes in the sand, or grab a bite to eat in one of the waterfront restaurants.
From Cadaqués, it's just a stone's throw to Port Lligat. In this tiny fishing town, you can choose to visit the eccentric home where Dalí lived between 1930 and 1982. If the Casa Museu Dalí is too busy, you also have the option of visiting the Castle of Púbol in a medieval village near Girona, where Dalí created a strange and art-filled refuge for this wife, Gala. Read More close
Sit back in a comfortable seat and take in the beautiful vistas as you leave the city behind and head toward the Priorat winegrowing region. Listen as your guide narrates the history of the region and explains how this land is particularly well-adapted for wine production. Discover the secrets behind traditional winemaking methods and then hop out of the van to venture into the vines on foot.
Follow your guide through the vineyards, soaking up the idyllic landscape that surrounds you before indulging in a delicious picnic-style lunch in the middle of the fields. After your meal, savor the opportunity to taste a flight of locally produced and organic wines in the cellar of Burgos Porta before returning to Barcelona. Read More close
People-watch at the restaurant's beach-front terrace as you treat your taste buds to the best of Asian-Med cuisine. See the sample menu below (subject to change):
- Mixed sushi and sashimi platter
- Vegetarian sushi
- Duck Magret with truffle risotto and asparagus
- Entrecot de Buey with Patata Agria frita and espuma de bernesa
- Japanese noodles with vegetables
- Grilled Salmon with potatoes timbale salad and king crab
- Dessert assortment
After dinner, shake your booty to funky house music and the best in electro tunes.
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Your local guide, an architect, has equal knowledge and adoration of the beloved district—El Raval. Hear how the neighborhood's location by the port has helped welcomed scores of immigrants from across the globe and observe the resulting vibrancy and diversity.
El Raval’s past stems from working-class communities and the associated social problems; discover its darker side and the still-evident red light district. You learn how the deteriorated neighborhood spawned a successful artistic scene—as is often the case—and now several museums stand as testament to the area's transformation to a flourishing component of local culture.
Today, see how innovative urban planning is helping thrust the community into the 21st century as bold architecture blends with older relics of El Raval's colorful past. Perhaps this is best exemplified by Fabrica Moritz—a renovated gastronomic space that was once a brewery—where you can sip a drink with your guide and digest all you have seen. Read More close
Traveling by electric bike means you cover much more ground than on foot in a convenient and eco-friendly way. Pedal your way along the bohemian streets of the city toward Barceloneta Beach. Upon arrival, you’re introduced to the paddle-boarding equipment and given an overview of basic movements and balancing techniques.
Follow your expert instructor out from the beach and put your new paddling knowledge into practice. Wade out into the surf, using your paddle for support, and then enjoy a serene glide along the shoreline, admiring the idyllic surroundings and the city skyline as you cruise.
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Head to Corsa Nautica at Port Olímpic and meet your guide, who shows you just how easy it is to ride a Segway. These stand-up vehicles let you cover a lot of ground without the impact on your legs and feet. No experience is necessary to enjoy this zippy adventure along Barcelona's striking coast.
After a brief orientation on how to use your 2-wheeled vehicle, embark on a serene jaunt through the city on your eco-friendly and easy-to-ride Segway. Follow your friendly guide and admire Port Olímpic of Barcelona, then cruise by the Olympic Villa and people-watch as you pick up more knowledge about this gorgeous and enchanting city. Read More close
Follow in the footsteps of world-class stars as you explore the Camp Nou Stadium. Stand alongside the lockers of visiting players, march down the famous tunnel, and run out onto the field feeling like Lionel Messi himself.
Take in the imagined thrill of the crowd roaring as you sit on benches once warmed by some of the world's best players. Then pass through the press conference room and the game commentator's box.
Complete your exhilarating experience with a visit to the FC Barcelona Museum, where you find interactive displays that give you information on the extensive history of FC Barcelona. You very quickly discover what makes Barcelona mes que un club—more than a club. Read More close
Across Barcelona, where soccer is an integral feature of the city's culture, visit key sites to track the history of one of the world's most distinguished clubs. Your local guide takes you to where it all began—the spot where Football Club Barcelona was founded at the end of the 19th century.
Trace the extraordinary club's history all over town as you discover hotels that housed star players, bars that to this day host the most partisan of crowds, and which long-standing beer house held important meetings of the Board of Directors. Keep on the ball as your guide relays interesting snippets of trivia on your journey through the organization's past.
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Flamenco is about love, happiness, and melancholy. Learn the subtleties of the style as you participate in a class at the famous Palacio del Flamenco. These masterclasses are designed for people of all backgrounds and ages and are presented in a friendly and fun atmosphere.
Then, you have a chance to see your instructors perform. Sit back and enjoy the live show as you sip on your refreshing drink. This combination of a class, cuisine, and live performance allows you to experience the rich style known as flamenco. Read More close
Make your way into the vibrant El Born neighborhood and head to La Casa Vella, a portrait studio and craft shop that specializes in Flamenco. Dress up in colorful dresses and traditional suits, grab a guitar, step onto the charming set, and strike a pose. While you're there, get in the mood by raising a toast with a fine glass of Spanish wine.
Once your portrait session is over, be sure to check out the crafts and souvenirs on offer in the shop before venturing out to explore El Born on your own. This is the perfect opportunity to picture yourself as a cantaor (Flamenco singer) or bailaora (Flamenco dancer) and truly experience the spirit of this cherished Spanish dance. Read More close
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Palacio del Flamenco is currently offering 3 different shows with unique music and choreography at each. Watch more than 15 artists performing on stage, including cantaores (singers), bailaores (dancers), guitar players, and other musicians. These talented performers create a mixture of flamenco styles, fusing the traditional with modern interpretations of the classics.
Enjoy comfortable seating as you enjoy this wonderful flamenco show. Even if you arrive early, there is a waiting hall for you to mingle with other guests before the show.
You can also choose to discover the most outstanding Spanish flavors from Palacio del Flamenco's high-quality kitchen. In addition, our friendly and skilled servers speak a wide variety of languages, such as English, Russian, Italian, French, and German, making you feel right at home.
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Located in the beautiful Montjuïc mountain, at the outdoor museum Poble Espanyol, Tablao de Carmen hosts famous flamenco and other promising young artists.
Sit back and enjoy the emotional dance. Feel like you're part of the show. Give in to the burning feeling the dancers convey and admire their traditional costumes. Understand what makes this dance so popular.
There's no choreography in a flamenco show; each artist is interpreting the music in his or her own way with movement, clapping, or melancholic voice. Take in this legendary Spanish tradition as you sip your drink. Make this an unforgettable night out, Barcelona style. Read More close
Considered the most important flamenco venue in Barcelona, Tablao Cordobés enjoys a privileged location right in the heart of La Rambla, the most iconic street in the city. As you walk in, the intimacy and warmth of the tablao welcomes you. Its vaulted architecture—like a cave—allows the natural and characteristic sound of flamenco, without microphones or devices, to be clean and vibrant.
The performance develops around "a sensual game" in which guitar, voice, and dance play with each other, resulting in an inspiring and captivating show. Take in this legendary Spanish tradition as you sip your drink and make this an unforgettable night out.
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Meet up with your friendly guide right in the heart of the Gràcia district and set out on foot through this vibrant and colorful neighborhood, which is packed with independent shops and locally owned eateries. Make your way to 3 different taverns, restaurants, and bars, chatting along the way about daily life in this popular section of the city.
Gather around the table at cozy places serving pintxo (small snacks on toothpicks) and tapas, and visit with your guide and group as you sip on a festive glass of sparkling Spanish cava. Savor the flavors of Spain as you sample traditional and modern shareable plates that might include Catalan favorites like croquetas (fried rolls) or patatas bravas (fried potatoes with spicy tomato sauce), and be sure to get some tips for great places to continue eating and drinking during the rest of your stay. Read More close
Take your seat among the passionate Catalan supporters and prepare for your footballing heroes to take center stage. La Liga (The League) is one of football's top leagues; watch the drama unfold as 2 of its teams battle it out on the field and FC Barcelona chases their 24th championship title.
As the players push themselves to the limit, marvel at their skills, celebrate the goals, and cheer on Barça—previously home to some of the greatest strikers in the game, including Maradona and Ronaldinho, and currently the team of stars including Lionel Messi, Neymar da Silva, and Luis Suárez. Read More close
More than a century ago a family started a small business producing light, fruity sparkling wines that have since become popular across the world. Hear about the procedures from harvesting to bottling before you hop on a small underground train to tour parts of the impressive, 13-mile (20-km) long wine cellars. Your journey ends in the tasting room, where you try Freixenet cava varieties yourself.
Continue to the Mediterranean coast to visit the bohemian resort town of Sitges—famous for its sunny beaches, vibrant nightlife, and enchanting old town. Stroll the promenade and hear intriguing stories about past and present, and browse the pretty little boutiques for a holiday souvenir.
Next, the Bacardi House waits. Discover the fascinating history of the Bacardi family and the successful Bacardi Company—founded in Cuba in 1862. See how the smooth beverage is created and distilled, learn how to prepare a refreshing Mojito and a Cuba Libre cocktail and end your experience on a high note as you taste your creations. Read More close
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After you meet your local guide and take a short metro ride, you reach the scenic Montjuic. Admire the historic Castle of Montjuic, look out at stunning views over Barcelona's harbor, and appreciate the natural surroundings of your vantage point before your ride begins.
Along the relaxing downhill route, pass by a forest path and stop at a well-kept local secret—a hidden local bar where you can capture the perfect panoramic picture of Barcelona.
Pedal past the World Trade Center Barcelona, Mirador Park, and the Columbus Monument, and stop for a short break at Ciudadella Park before ending your ride on the beach for a well-deserved break. Read More close
Embark on a small-group tour and prepare to savor the city’s skyline from an enviable spot: the rooftops of the old town. Admire the architecture of the buildings below and in front of you, and listen as your guide shares some of the stories of the most emblematic buildings dotting the district. See how the iconic Las Ramblas Street extends under your feet, and take in a different angle of the city from your elevated lookout spot.
With exclusive access to Santa Maria del Pi Church’s Bell tower you’re able to discover some of the hidden charms of Old Town that otherwise you could have easily missed. Adopt the locals’ easygoing lifestyle—relax and take in the stunning vistas below before tearing yourself away and heading down to the ground. Read More close
Your tour starts with a visit to Girona. Listen to your guide as he explains the origins of this city's medieval walls and Romanesque and Gothic monuments. You have time to walk through the old town and the Jewish Quarter. Admire the colorful façades of the houses overlooking the river and, if you choose, taste some local delicacies.
Your next stop is the town Figueres, birthplace of Salvador Dalí and a fascinating, surrealistic world. Step into Dalí’s whimsical mind as you visit his theater-museum. Marvel at the museum itself, the largest surrealistic object in the world, and spend some time exploring the town before making your way back to Barcelona. Read More close
Wander around the winding streets of the Gothic Quarter, where medieval buildings and modern bars are mixed together. Hop on board your comfortable coach and marvel at the beautiful view of the Mediterranean Sea as you reach the Olympic Village.
On your way to Montjuïc, take pictures of the city's most emblematic landmarks from the windows of your cable car. Stop at the open-air museum Poble Espanyol where you can see the main regions of Spain in one place.
The second part of your tour is an introduction to Gaudí's art. Stroll through Park Güell and take in panoramic views from the colorful mosaic seats. See the remarkable architecture of La Sagrada Família from the outside. The church has been under construction since 1882.
The elegant Passeig de Gràcia, which contains 2 of Gaudí's marvelous works, is your last stop. See the undulating façade of La Pedrera and the colorful mosaics of Casa Batlló.
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Listen to your local guide as the cultural rebirth of the city is explained and get a comprehensive introduction into the modernism movement in Barcelona, with Gaudí as the ultimate representative of it. Wander through the Eixample district and look out for the unfinished masterpiece La Sagrada Família—a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
This exceptional building is a bridge between 2 historic eras of Catalan culture: the medieval merchant city and the 19th-century industrial metropolis. Make sure you have your camera in hand to snap a memorable picture of the unique La Pedrera and Casa Batlló, which decoratively line the renowned avenue Passeig de Gràcia. Read More close
This stroll through the city’s lively center brings you closer to the most modernist architecture in the Barcelona. With your professional guide, explore the Sagrada Família—a UNESCO World Heritage Site—and the Casa Batlló, two of the most famous examples of Antoni Gaudí’s genius.
See other impressive monuments from the same timeframe including houses by two of the most significant modernist creators—the Palau Macaya, Casa Terradas, and Casa Amatller by Puig i Cadafalch and the splendid Casa Lleó Morera by Domènech i Montaner. Discover the beauty of modernism and its meaning as you walk along magnificent streets such as Carrer de Mallorca or Passeig de Gràcia.
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Barcelona is undeniably proud of the city's esteemed architect, Antoni Gaudi. Begin your tour at a site that is likely to have provided much inspiration for his prized design work, the Barcelona Cathedral. After appreciating the eye-catching Gothic façade, it's time to familiarize yourself with your electric bicycle and hit the streets.
Traveling by electric bike means you cover much more ground than on foot, and in a convenient and eco-friendly way. Next, cruise through the delightful Ciutadella Park and glimpse the fountain that was influenced by Gaudi as a young student before you head underneath the ornate Arc de Triomf.
Circle the famous La Monumental for insight into the city's bullfighting history and visit Barcelona's crown jewel, La Sagrada Familia. While hearing from your guide how this majestic building—a UNESCO-listed site—is widely accepted as Gaudi’s masterpiece, gaze up and marvel at the striking edifice. Complete the tour on Passeig de Gracia, a well-known boulevard lined with more of Gaudi's fantastic work—Casa Mila and Casa Batlló. Read More close
Meet your guide near the Sagrada Familia in the heart of the city, taking in the elaborate sculptures that adorn each of the basilica’s facades and learning about the symbolism of the church’s unfinished towers. As your guide shares the history and story behind this one-of-a-kind basilica, admire the organic shapes and luminous stained glass windows of the interior and look at models and exhibits about Gaudí’s life as you walk through the museum.
Once your visit of the Sagrada Familia is complete, hop in a comfortable coach for a quick ride to the Park Güell, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the sprawling gardens of this hilltop urban oasis as your guide leads you to naturalist sculptures, colorful mosaics, and colonnaded pathways designed by Gaudí. From there, continue on to the Passeig de Gràcia to see the undulating façade of the modernist Casa Battló apartment building.
Your tour concludes at the entrance to Casa Milà, known as La Pedrera. Collect your skip-the-line admission ticket from your guide and spend as much time as you’d like here on your own, listening to informative audio commentary as you scope out vibrantly painted hallways, warped and winding stairwells, and the sculpture-adorned rooftop. Read More close
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Unravel the darker side of the infamous districts of Sant Pere, Santa Caterina, and La Ribera. Enjoy a lighthearted walking tour based on Sylvia Lagarda-Mata's book Fantasmes de Barcelona. Discover what lies beneath the city's charming streets as soon as night falls.
Listen to many mysterious and hair-raising stories about exorcisms, witchcraft, apparitions, and paranormal activities that have been haunting the locals for decades. Follow your guide and see if you can discover the ghosts behind bewitched convents, dark alleyways, and old markets. Read More close
Stash your selfie stick and hit the pavement with a local photographer to see the hidden gems of this historic district through his lens. Wander along centuries-old streets and learn the history behind the medieval churches and cobblestone plazas of the moody, atmospheric district. Pose with the stone walls and artsy tapas bars as your backdrop, your guide and photographer snapping away, and start building your photographic souvenir of Barcelona.
Pass by iconic landmarks, bustling plazas, and stop at a local bar to people watch, as your personal photographer captures each and every moment. After the end of your session, you receive a link to access edited digital versions of all the images, allowing you to continue your Catalan photography adventure online. Read More close
Located in the center of the old city, the Gothic Quarter is labyrinth of small streets and ancient buildings with the distinct and dramatic architectural style that gave this area its name. Your local guide points out hidden gems you might otherwise miss and provides interesting narrative about the mysteries of the historical structures and designs.
At the cathedral of Santa Maria del Pi, look in detail at the symbols and meanings hidden from the untrained eye. In the company of your guide, reach corners of the basilica not normally seen by visitors and climb to the top of the iconic octagonal bell tower for panoramic city views. Observing this part of Barcelona by night amplifies the atmosphere in one of Spain’s most striking districts. Read More close
A starting point for most visitors, the Gothic Quarter captures the essence of old Barcelona. Step back in time as you walk through the 14th-century public square, Plaça del Rei, a prime example of the city’s splendor during the Middle Ages. The imposing royal palace, Palau Reial Major, once home to the Catalan courts, rises at the back of the square.
Follow your local guide and hear about the city’s history and its Roman roots. Visit the royal chapel of Santa Agata, built on top of the Roman wall, and admire its altarpiece by Jaume Huguet. Your next stop is the Temple of Augustus, a well-preserved relic of the Imperial period. The Corinthian style columns, which date back to the first century BC, are incorporated into the medieval building.
Stroll down cobbled streets closed to regular traffic, pass outdoor cafés, and take a peek inside bustling bars popular among young people. Read More close
Grab a seat on a comfortable coach and set off toward the Sagrada Familia. Gaudí’s unfinished final project, this striking basilica has been under construction since 1882, and is an extraordinary interpretation of Gothic and Art Nouveau architecture. Walk around the ornate exterior, admiring the sculptures of the facades, the soaring towers, and the curvilinear organic forms of the building.
From there, ride across town to see art and architecture integrated into the outdoors at Park Güell. Walk through this UNESCO World Heritage Site, scoping out whimsical designs and fanciful features that echo the natural features of the landscape. Your next stop is the Passeig de Gràcia, where you stroll past famous buildings like the Casa Batlló, with its skeletal details and colorful façade.
Your guide leads you to the undulating stone facade of La Pedrera and leaves you with your tickets. Skip the lines on your way in, grab an audio-guide, and spend as much time as you like touring this imaginative residence. Roam through curving hallways, admire vibrant colors adorning every surface, and see how Gaudí transformed even dull features like chimneys into intriguing mosaicked sculptures. Read More close
Your tour starts with a relaxed walking tour of charming Old Town. Follow your guide through narrow centuries-old alleyways and listen to stories, legends, and important facts about the town. Soak up the bohemian atmosphere as you pass by sun-kissed plazas such as Sant Felip Neri and Sant Jaume. Visit the Jewish Quarter, admire the Santa Maria del Pi—a 14th-century church—and wander along the famous La Rambla and see the bustling La Boqueria Market.
Next, you're taken to Port Vell where your eco-boat awaits. As you sail away, sit back and feel the sea breeze on your skin. See the city's skyline from the glittering waters of the Mediterranean.
Your third and final leg of the tour is in the sky. You're driven to the heliport where you take off and enjoy a bird's-eye view over the city. Soar high above the famous sights that you just wandered among. Enjoy far-reaching views of the area that include the Olympic Village, Barceloneta, and the mouth of Besòs.
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Opened in 1997, this hot spot houses rare pieces of authentic music memorabilia—like Michael Jackson's custom-leather jacket—worn during the Jacksons' 1984 Victory Tour and Freddie Mercury's retro-cool Japanese bowling shirt. Sit back and relax on the café's outdoor terrace, enjoying the views of Plaça Catalunya's sculptures and the hustle and bustle of the plaza.
Take home your very own Hard Rock merchandise from the Rock Shop and enjoy food selections from the Gold Menu. Your Hard Rock dining experience includes an entree (salad), your choice of 1 main course (Hard Rock burger, chicken sandwich, barbecue chicken, veggie burger, chicken and cheese burger, or chicken Caesar salad), ice cream, and a beverage (soft drink, coffee, or tea). Read More close
This double-decker bus provides the freedom to absorb the city at your own pace. Stroll through the city streets, visit world-famous attractions, work on your tan at the sandy beaches, and wander around inviting neighborhoods. With the same ticket, you can hop between 2 routes and hear stories about Barcelona's history and heritage through a comfortable audio headset.
On the East Route, pass through the medieval Gothic Quarter, enjoy views from the Collserola hills, attend the iconic Sagrada Família, and tan at Nova Mar Bella beach. On the West Route, visit Camp Nou, the grounds of the famous Barcelona FC, pass by The Olympic Ring on Montjuïc, admire views across Miramar Gardens, watch a Flamenco show, and learn about Spanish architecture at the open-air museum of El Poble Espanyol.
With onboard stewards, accommodations for people with limited mobility, an electric roof, anatomical seats, and heating on both decks, this bus is a sure way to travel the city with comfort and ease.
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Create your own itinerary and hop on and off as many times as you like at any stop along the route. Your recorded audio commentary provides you with useful information about what to see to make the most of your experience.
Your ticket includes 3 tour routes in a North-South direction.
Red Route stops include:
- Plaça de Catalunya
- Casa Batlló - Fundació Antoni Tàpies
- Passeig de Gràcia - La Pedrera
- Colom - Museu Marítim
- Telefèric de Montjuïc
- Parc de la Ciutadella - Zoo
- Barri Gòtic
Blue Route stops include:
- Sagrada Família
- Parc Güell
- Palau Reial - Pavellons Güell
- Barcelona Football Club
- Francesc Macià - Diagonal
- MACBA – CCCB
Green Route stops include:
- Port Olímpic
- Platja del Bogatell-Cementiri del Poblenou
- Parc Diagonal Mar
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As you leave the city behind, the suburbs fade away and the green vegetation of rural landscape takes over. Admire the diversity of the Catalan landscape as you're driven toward the Equestrian Center, located in the center of Collserola Park. You have over 19,700 acres (8,000 ha) to explore, with extensive trails for hiking, cycling, horse riding, and more.
Your guide finds you the perfect steed for your riding level, and after a safety briefing, you climb into the saddle and get familiar with your horse. Follow your local guide along the trail and admire the forest around you. Breathe in the clean, fresh air and snap some photos to capture memories you can take home.
Finally, learn the steps you take to look after a horse following an energetic ride. Then recharge your batteries with a traditional tapas lunch.
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An early start means you can snap brilliant pictures of the Catalan landscape as the sun rises. Leave Barcelona behind; your balloon adventure begins with a short ride by 4-wheel-drive vehicle to the takeoff area. After inflating the balloon—a process you may take part in—you're ready to rise. Your balloon floats to 3,000 feet (914 m) in a route directed by the wind.
Listen to your pilot point out the most significant details about the landscape below you. This is an opportunity to take pictures and bring home some wonderful memories of the Montserrat Natural Park and the glistening waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Upon landing, enjoy a tasty picnic with sparkling cava and collect your flight certificate before driving back to Barcelona. Read More close
Meet your guide on La Rambla near the entrance to the market and kick off your tour with an introduction to this vibrant market, beloved by locals and visitors alike. Soak up the buzzing atmosphere as you walk through the historic entrance and lose yourself among stalls piled high with fresh produce, colorful juices, and artisan meats and cheeses.
Your guide leads you to the best stalls and shops for sampling what's arguably Spain's most famous culinary achievement—jamón ibérico (Iberian ham). Hear what sets this delectable cured meat apart as you try slices of ham that meet the requirements to be considered Iberian ham. Taste the differences between 4 different types—Huelva, Extremadura, Guijuelo, and Valle de los Pedroches—and watch a professional jamón carver demonstrate his craft. Sip on glasses of robust Spanish wine and festive, fizzy cava to accompany your tastings, and be sure to pick up pointers from your guide on other great Spanish specialties to try before parting ways. Read More close
Make your way down La Rambla's bustling sidewalks to reach the doors of the Jamón Experience. Created to showcase Spain's longstanding ham heritage, this sprawling complex features architectural work by Dani Freixas and includes immersive exhibits that transport you to the curing rooms and countrysides of rural Spain. Watch videos of grazing pigs foraging on lush green hillsides, step into a replica spice room that offers glimpses of old curing techniques, and find out how perfect salting transforms each piece of meat into decadent ham.
Uncover the differences between pigs raised around the region, and then sit down at the tasting bar for savory samples of 6 varieties of Iberian ham. Pair each salty morsel with a sip of bold wine, refreshing beer, or tasty cava, and don't forget to swing by the gift shop to pick up ham-focused treats for friends and family back home. Read More close
Explore the aquarium with more than 13,000 marine animals in 4 themed zones. At the Oceanarium, L’Aquàrium de Barcelona’s largest aquarium, admire species including giltheads, moray eels, ocean sunfish, rays, and 2 types of sharks—the sand tiger shark and the sandbar shark—the real stars of L’Aquàrium de Barcelona.
Walk through a 262-foot (80-m) transparent tunnel for a spectacular view of the underwater world of the Mediterranean and then get an up-close look at Humboldt penguins. Observe living fossils and learn about camouflage, oceanography, and environmental issues. Through computer games, panels, and interactive elements, learn about the evolution of different mammals, reptiles, and fish.
As you see 3 main sections of a tropical river—the upper, middle, and lower courses—find ecosystems such as mangrove swamps with a maze of roots where fish take shelter and feed. Here, see exotic species such as piranhas, tropical turtles, and iguanas. Then in the bathyscaphe, learn how some oceanographic instruments work and see what the inside of a submarine looks like. Read More close
Sit back and relax on a comfortable bus and leave Barcelona behind. For a hassle-free start to your time on the slopes, pick up your high-quality, all-mountain ski gear at the rental shop in the ski resort. Experienced experts ensure that your equipment is perfectly fitted, from the tightness of your bindings to the height of your poles and the length of your skis.
With a choice to rent all your gear, including thermal pants, goggles, and gloves, this package offers a great option for first-timers and new skiers. If you are a beginner or intermediate skier, this is the ideal choice for progression whilst keeping fun as the main element. Read More close
Take to the city’s charming bars and eateries and savor the specialties and ingredients of Catalan cuisine as you immerse yourself into the bohemian atmosphere of Barcelona. Stroll down lively streets, though colorful markets, and around bustling quarters, ducking into hidden restaurants, locals-only cafes, and authentic bars along the way.
Discover the city's culinary culture with a guide that tailors the tour to the interests of your group. As you nibble savory bites of typical Spanish small plates like patatas bravas, bacalao, or boquerones, listen to anecdotes about the history of the Catalan capital.
After treating your taste buds to delicious Spanish and Catalan tapas—accompanied by local wines and that distinctly Spanish libation, sangria—indulge in a sweet treat—cinnamon- and sugar-dusted churros with a cup of rich and creamy hot chocolate. Read More close
Meet up with your guide and make your way down the sprawling, pedestrian-only boulevard of La Rambla until you arrive at La Boqueria, which has been serving residents of and visitors to the old city since as early as the 13th century and is renowned as one of Europe's most beautiful markets. Wander past vendors peddling meats, cheeses, produce, wine, and fruit juice before your guide leads you to a typical eatery to refuel over some shareable plates of pintxos.
Stop at another nearby tavern for tapas before continuing on to the Mercado de Santa Caterina. Study the undulating, brightly colored rooftop of this eye-catching structure and then step into the hall for a look at the traditional market beneath the modern rooftop. From there, soak up the ambiance at a friendly restaurant specialized in meat dishes, where you can nibble on authentic Spanish and Catalan fare and sip on perfectly paired beverages. Read More close
On your venture to the ruggedly beautiful town of Cardona, take in the Catalan countryside and head to the mountains. Upon arrival at Salt Mountain Cultural Park, your guide leads you on a walking tour and shares the history of the mining facilities. Then head underground through a winding mine shaft, Maria Teresa, which houses a museum in an open space at a depth of 150 feet (46 m).
As you explore the old salt mine feel the atmosphere change as you descend to 282 feet (86 m) and learn about mining traditions and techniques. Marvel at this subterranean world offering breathtaking wonders such as the impressive cave system as well as the fascinating folds and bumpy seams of minerals.
Next, on a private tour of the Cardona Castle, perhaps the most important medieval fortress in Catalonia, discover how the castle gained its seat in history by defending the region. See notable parts of the fortress including the Minyona tower and Romanesque Church of Sant Vicenç. Your trip ends on a high note as you taste regional wines and traditional delicacies before returning to Barcelona. Read More close
Meet up with your friendly local guide in the Eixample district and make your way to a vibrant neighborhood market, where you can follow along as your guide barters and browses for all the ingredients needed for your meal. From there, make your way back to your guide's home, where your culinary experience kicks off with a tasting of Spanish cheeses and charcuterie, including the world-famous jamón ibérico, a cured ham made from pigs fed a diet of only acorns.
Next, roll up your sleeves and start cooking, chopping and sauteing along with your guide as you learn how to make authentic Spanish delicacies. Mix up a refreshing chilled Andalusian gazpacho, some crispy leek and mushroom croquetas, fresh seafood paella, and a sweet mojito sorbet for dessert. As you cook and converse, sip on delicious regional wines to whet your appetite, and then gather around the table to share the feast you've created. Read More close
Appreciate the view of the Olympic marina while tasting authentic paella, succulent steak, or fresh fish from the market as part of a 3-course meal. Choose between 2 menus designed to give you a taste of Barcelona's culinary variety. A children’s menu is also available to fit everyone’s appetite.
This renowned seafood restaurant provides a thrilling and authentic Spanish dining experience.
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Make your way to the home of Adele Madau in the Sant Antoni neighborhood and take a seat at the table for your unique dining experience. Take your pick of 5 different menus, and then enjoy each course in silence as Adele performs a different musical accompaniment to each dish using kitchen appliances, an electric violin, vocal tracks, and evocative texts. Reflect on the ways in which each song calls to mind the sounds of cooking and the spirit of each recipe.
Sip on fine Spanish wines and refreshing gin and tonics over the course of the meal, finishing dessert with a new understanding of the artistry that binds cooking and the creation of music. Read More close
The colorful city of Girona welcomes you with multicultural vestiges like the Roman walls, the Jewish Quarter, and the Arab bath house. Follow your guide as you wander the narrow cobblestone streets. Listen to the stories about the buildings in front of you. Each one bears characteristics of a different dominant culture. With free time on hand, you can indulge in some local delicacies or people-watch at a secluded café.
Move deeper into the Costa Brava. Your next stop is the charming medieval village of Pals, with its timeworn stone streets and old buildings. At Calella de Palafrugell, admire whitewashed houses and take in a view of the rocky coastline. Here you have the opportunity to take a dip, or if you prefer, visit the cliff-top botanical gardens of Cap Roig.
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Meet your guide outside of Cafè Zurich and make your way to the Bellesguard house, which was built by Antoni Gaudí between 1900 and 1909 using rectilinear forms rarely seen in his other work. His inspiration was the medieval castle of Martin I, also known as Martin the Humane. The last king of the Catalan dynasty of the House of Barcelona, Martin resided at Bellesguard until his death in 1410. Gaudí built a castle that was a blend of Art Nouveau and Gothic style and restored the ruins of the medieval palace, which are now part of the estate's grounds.
The Pedralbes Monastery is considered one of the most magnificent buildings of the Catalan Gothic in Barcelona. This early 14th-century building lets you get a look at the everyday lives of nuns. A selection of eye-popping religious art from the 14th to the 20th centuries is displayed in the monastery museum.
This your gives you the opportunity to see some of Sarrià-Sant Gervasi's glorious mansions and discover fascinating facts about the Spanish Civil War from your friendly guide. End the day with a wealth of newfound knowledge of Spain's rich history.
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With its towering cathedrals, ornate basilicas, cobbled side streets, and charismatic squares, the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona provides the perfect backdrop for stories about medieval life in the city. Your local guides are clad in realistic outfits and armed with legends about bulls and unicorns.
Barcelona produced so much throughout the ages in terms of growth and development. Learn more about how the people of this city went about their everyday lives—what they ate and what their children played with—as you enjoy this creative look at a period in the city's history. Kids of all ages are sure to enjoy this fun-filled tour that provides a fascinating insight into Spanish life in the Middle Ages. Read More close
Your first stop is the medieval town of Vic; your visit to this charming place coincides with the themed, traditional market days that have taken place for more than 1,000 years. Listen as your guide gives detailed information about this town and shares tips on the must-see sights, traditional restaurants, and places to explore.
Moving up to the mountains, you stop in the small town of Queralbs—with only 200 permanent residents. Perched on the mountain in the highest point reachable by car, this picturesque town is dotted with traditional, stone houses. According to local legend, its Sant Sadurni church was built with perfectly carved stones cut by fairies and witches.
From here, a train takes you even farther up the Pyrenees to a final elevation of 6,443 feet (1,964 m). If that doesn't take your breath away, the delightful mountain valley of Vall de Núria will. Take a hike to get a closer look at the pristine plants and animals that call this valley home before heading back to Barcelona. Read More close
First released in 1955, the MGA sports car was a significant design change for manufacturer MG. Admire the beautifully streamlined body and smooth curves that made this vehicle such a success at the Le Mans race in France. Climb in and fire up the B-series engine to take this classic for a spin.
Take to the streets in the meticulously tuned machine and you are sure to turn a few heads as you cruise around in this stylish vintage vehicle. Feel the wind on your face as the engine first purrs—then roars—as you move through the gears, challenging the car's capacities. For many enthusiasts this is a wonderful opportunity to drive a car that is as much at home today as it was in the 1950s. Read More close
Head to the bustling palm tree-studded square at Plaça Reial to join your local guide and get your bike for the day. After grabbing a helmet, spend a few moments familiarizing yourself with this zippy cruiser's controls and then follow your guide to the first stop of the day. Along the way, pedal at your leisure or use the bike's onboard electric motor to propel yourself through Barcelona's winding streets.
Roll past the massive spires of the Sagrada Familia, catch glimpses of the Gaudi-designed edifice of Casa Batlló, snap photos of the castle-like Casa de les Punxes, and learn about the architectural designs at play on the exterior of the Hospital de Sant Pau.
Cap off your buzzing bike ride by pointing your handlebars up the steep slope that leads to Park Güell. End your excursion here, returning your bike and considering a visit to the park's winding paths which lead to more stunning examples of Gaudi's renowned buildings, showcasing the best of Catalan modernism. Read More close
Once used as a ceremonial place by the Romans, Montjuïc is now a major tourist destination. The hill hosts a large number of attractions such as Palau Nacional—with its collection of Roman, Gothic, and Baroque artwork—and the Magic Fountain, famous for its spectacular display of water, music, and lights.
The cable car links Barcelona’s city center with Montjuïc, giving you the opportunity to admire the city from a bird's-eye perspective. Spot the city's most emblematic landmarks from the car's windows—the Sagrada Família, the Agbar Tower, and its impressive greenbelt areas.
After a visit to Fundació Miró or the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, take your cable car to the Parc de Montjuïc station, stop at Mirador for a stunning view of the city from its renowned observation deck, or arrive at Montjuïc Castle to see the old military fortress on top of the hill.
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Sit back and admire the Catalan countryside as you move away from Barcelona. Upon arrival at Montserrat, your guide walks you through cobbled streets and explains the history behind the monastery's magnificent architecture.
You have the opportunity to listen to La Escolania—one of the oldest boys’ choirs in Europe—and to admire the famous Moreneta (Black Virgin) statue. Use some free time to wander around and take in the stunning views of the surrounding landscape, climb down to the Holy Grotto, or just relax and try some local delicacies.
As you leave Montserrat behind, your guide gives you the ins and outs of cava production. Admire the Penedès wine region from your comfortable seat and prepare to sip on an authentic Codorníu signature cava— a sparkling wine—at the winery in which it was born.
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Leave Barcelona behind onboard the Catalunya Bus Turistic and admire the Catalan landscape as you are driven toward Colònia Güell—an industrial complex dotted with modernist buildings. Listen to your guide as he explains the origins and development of the complex up until its recognition as a “Heritage of Cultural Interest” by the Spanish government in 1990.
At Gaudí’s Crypt, learn the story behind this unfinished church and set your imagination free as you come face to face with Gaudí’s quirky design and his dislike for straight lines. Enjoy a glass of traditional Spanish cava to finish your time in Colònia Güell.
Your next stop is the Benedictine monastery of Montserrat, set atop its imposing peaks. Jump aboard the rack railway to reach the monastery and join the orientation tour that gives you insider tips on the must-see places, local restaurants, shops, and pathways for you to explore.
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Hop aboard a comfortable bus and head to the Benedictine monastery of Santa Maria de Montserrat, built into the mountain and considered an important religious and cultural site. Many pilgrims come here for the statue of the Black Virgin (La Moreneta). As you explore, learn how the monastery continued to hold Catalan-language ceremonies in the face of the oppressive Franco regime.
Make your way back to Barcelona and view the remarkable architecture of La Sagrada Família, under construction since 1882. Stroll through Passeig de Gràcia, where 2 of Gaudí’s marvelous works—La Pedrera and Casa Batlló—are settled. Then head to the bizarre Park Güell and take photos of the multi-colored mosaic salamander, known as el drac (the dragon).
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Sit back and admire the picturesque villages that dot Barcelona's countryside and lead to towering Montserrat. Rising 4,051 feet (1,235 m) from the ground, Montserrat offers plenty of opportunities for great views and memorable photos of the Catalan landscape.
This place is rich in cultural and religious history. When visiting the museum, you can admire an extensive collection of modern paintings, with artwork by Dalí, Picasso, and Monet, just to mention a few.
One of Montserrat's draws is the Royal Basilica, an important pilgrimage site in Spain for centuries and home to one of the oldest boys' choirs in Europe. Listen to your guide's detailed narration about Montserrat's past and its place in the present before heading toward the "Inside Montserrat" audiovisual exhibit, where you can get more information about Montserrat itself.
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Make your way to this architectural and cultural center and head inside to spend a day admiring the efforts of modernists from the 19th and 20th centuries. Wander past intriguing Gaudi-designed furniture that defies convention, gaze at the subtle color tones in paintings by Ramon Casas, and get up-close looks at the delicate work at play in sculptures by Josep Llimona and Miquel Blay.
Don't forget to swing by the museum's temporary exhibits to experience rare pieces and innovative collections, and enjoy learning about the Spanish couple who started the museum with their massive collection of modernist art.
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Opened in 1994, Museu Egipci is home to over 1,100 pieces that mark some of the most important archaeological discoveries related to ancient Egypt. Inside, you can find statues depicting the Pharaoh Ramses III, admire golden rings and heads dedicated to Osiris, and explore the careful work of artisans who crafted stone bowls that date back thousands of years.
Learn about the process of mummification with displays that house caskets, coffins, and funerary masks, and see items pulled straight from the boudoir as you examine beds and headrests that belonged to elite Egyptians. Before you leave, don't forget to scope out temporary exhibits that offer views of special items, and swing by the gift shop to consider educational souvenirs and artifact replicas. Read More close
Meet up with your fun-loving local guide near Plaça de Catalunya and set out on foot to explore the historic heart of Barcelona. Visit pubs and bars where great thinkers and artists gathered in centuries and decades past, and channel your inner bohemian with a tasting of absinthe if you'd like.
As you move through the city, your guide points out unusual, mysterious, and truly off-the-beaten path places to grab a drink or a bite to eat, including a bar decorated like an enchanted forest, where fairies hide behind trees and candles twinkle by a waterfall. Before parting ways at the end of the night, be sure to gather some suggestions on great places to spend time during the rest of your stay. Read More close
Categories: Restaurants & Nightlife
2 hours 30 minutes
Put on your dancing duds and meet up with your guide for the evening, a DJ and nightlife-lover with insider knowledge into Barcelona's best clubs and hot spots. The itinerary is different every night, so share a few drinks while listening to great music and then decide where the soiree should take you.
You might head to a secret party in an amazing apartment, an underground dance party beneath the city streets, or a multi-level nightclub with start-up talents or big-name DJs from around the globe spinning tracks. Wherever you go, you're sure to experience Barcelona after-hours like you've never seen it before. Read More close
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Over the past few years, vermouth has enjoyed something of a renaissance in Catalonia. Your guides, a local couple, show you the streets and bars you would not otherwise find and help you discover why the people of Barcelona hold the drink so dear to their heart.
In districts such as Sant Antoni and El Poble-sec you get away from the tourist crowds and uncover the true soul of the city. At a couple of the locals' favorite wine bars, you and your guide handpick the best vermouths. Challenge your palate with samples of the fashionable local drink.
As your walking tour continues, soak in some of the bohemian culture the city is so famous for and embrace your time away from the flocks of sightseers in the busy center.
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Hop on your 2 wheels and prepare to discover Barcelona. Navigate the outdoors between sites that include the picturesque Gothic Quarter, with its cobbled alleys and traditional shops. Zip through the Ciutadella Park’s gardens and stop to admire the lake with its Cascada Fountain. Considered a rival to the Trevi Fountain, this is an ideal spot to snap some pictures.
Listen to your guide’s informative commentary before moving on to La Sagrada Família—Gaudí’s masterpiece and work affair. Throughout your tour, find a new perspective on Barcelona and gain useful insider tips in the process. Read More close
Meet up with your guide in the heart of the city and set off at a leisurely pace, strolling the lanes of the Barrio Gotico as you make your way between postcard-worthy destinations. Gaze out over the historic streets of the old city from secret rooftop terraces, and pose for a picture with the city, beach, and sea as your backdrop.
Hop on the public bus or the metro to zip across town, and trek up to a hilltop vantage point among the mosaics and sculptures of Gaudí's famed Park Güell. From here, you can see the towering spires of the Sagrada Familia and a panorama that stretches all the way to the coast, with fantastical architecture in the foreground. Finally, hop on the funicular for a high-flying ride up to Montjuïc. Look down on the expansive harbor from the hilltop fortress and park, and catch a glimpse of structures built for both the 1929 World's Fair and the 1992 Summer Olympics before heading back to street level. Read More close
Make your way to the beach near Barceloneta and join up with your guide and boat driver for the day. Get fitted with a life jacket, listen to a brief safety orientation, and then strap into the harness of a colorful parasail. Give your captain a thumb's up when you're ready and feel the chute fill as the boat pulls away, slowly unwinding your tether as you rise up into the sky.
Let your legs dangle as you check out the city from your aerial vantage point, admiring the sea of terracotta roofs that make up its vibrant neighborhoods and keeping your eyes peeled for notable landmarks, like the well-fortified Montjuïc Castle and the distant slopes of the Colserola mountains.
When your time is up, wind back down toward the boat, making a graceful landing on the deck before cruising back to the starting point on shore. Read More close
With such a variety of locations to explore and such an open medium as photography, it’s no surprise that there’s no set itinerary for your tour. Let your local guide know where you want to explore in your quest for the perfect picture. Head to any one of Barcelona’s districts—perhaps the views from Montjuic strike your fancy, or Gaudi’s naturalistic style in Park Güell—a UNESCO World Heritage Site no less—is more your style.
With virtually limitless options, choices abound for picturesque landscapes, striking portraits, and amusing group shots to capture. As your tour concludes, your guide will give you instruction on how to download the day’s handiwork, allowing you to continue your Catalan photography adventure online. Read More close
Your photographer captures portrait- and documentary-style moments that reflect your personal style and uses creative and professional talents to make you and your group look truly amazing.
Photo sessions are held in some of the city's most picturesque neighborhoods. Popular itineraries include the El Born quarter—a neighborhood known for fashion and street art—and the centuries-old Gothic Quarter. Your photo shoot may include the Barcelona Cathedral or the gardens and spectacular architecture of Park Güell.
In the end, you receive your beautiful retouched images in a shareable gallery within a week of your experience. Read More close
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Group ( 0 to 10 Travelers )
Make your way to the airport and begin your adventure with a 1-hour training course to learn the basic flight maneuvers from your knowledgeable instructor. Once you master the techniques of ascending and descending in the classroom, climb aboard the 4-seater aircraft with your pilot for a 1-hour flight around Sabadel. While in the air, get the opportunity to fly the plane yourself.
As you soar through the sky during this exhilarating and memorable flight, develop a feel for the controls under the guidance of your instructor pilot. Enjoy the thrill of maneuvering the plane and then take in the bird’s-eye views of Barcelona from the passenger seat before the plane lands at the airport. Read More close
Celebrate the diversity of the Iberian Peninsula in this architectural museum on Montjuïc Hill, just above the city center. The Spanish Village introduces you to all of the different regions of Europe’s fourth largest country.
Stroll along an alley from a white-washed village in Andalusia, whose architecture reveals a strong Moorish influence. Admire the effortless elegance of a Balearic courtyard from the scenic island of Mallorca or the delicate woodwork on the balcony of a neoclassical house from the northern province of Asturias.
Walking among more than 100 full-size replicas of characteristic buildings, you find chic boutiques and pleasant cafés. Only a short hop from Barcelona’s ever-busy streets, the charming village life beckons you. Read More close
Go on a local exploration of Catalonia in 7 themed zones. Discover the park's white-knuckle rides in the Mexico area. At Angkor, the park's newest attraction, become an intrepid explorer on Europe's longest river-rapids ride—a rip-roaring boat journey full of dangers and challenges.
Many of the park's more sedate rides are housed within the beautiful Polynesia area. Kids are more than entertained, with a large choice of attractions designed especially for them in an area themed on the characters of Sesame Street.
Apart from all of these incredible rides, there are more than 100 daily shows, from dancing and acrobatics to Wild West shootouts. Take a break from the excitement with a huge choice of restaurants ranging from Chinese buffets to Mexican tapas. Read More close
Meet up with your guide on the Passeig de Gracia, a broad, elegant avenue that's home to several of Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí's most celebrated works. Pass by luxury boutiques on your way to Casa Milà, or La Pedrera, a striking modernist apartment building with an undulating, mosaicked facade, and the Casa Batlló, with its skeletal balconies and colorful tiled roof.
Check out the beautiful buildings and trendy shops along the Rambla de Catalunya as you make your way down to Plaça de Catalunya, the large heart at the center of the city where the 19th-century Eixample district meets Barcelona's historic core. Meander through the narrow stone alleys of the Barrio Gotico to stand before the soaring, 14th-century spires of the city's Gothic cathedral, and wrap up your day among the shoppers, street performers, and market-goers on the lively boulevard of La Rambla. Read More close
Meet your private guide and begin a walk through Barcelona at Paseo de Gracia. Visit 2 of Antoni Gaudí's most famous monuments: La Casa Batllo and Casa Mila, both featuring his trademark modernism infused with an organic aesthetic. Get to know the details of both of these monuments with help from your private guide.
After visiting the monuments, continue along to Plaza Cataluña, where you are able to glimpse the tree-lined Las Rambla contrasting starkly with Barcelona's Gothic Quarter. Read More close
Your guide picks you up at your hotel and chats about what aspects of the city interest you most, following your lead or offering up suggestions of things to do and see that you might not have thought of. You can focus on getting an overview of the city if you want an insider to give you a lay of the land, or narrow your focus to a few specific areas or attractions to really dive into them in depth.
Cruise around the city at your own pace. You might head to the Olympic Village to see the stadiums, towers, and marina that were constructed for the games in 1992, climb to the top of Montjuic for sweeping views over the city, or stroll past the bustling Boqueria market on La Rambla. If architecture's up your alley, a ride down the Passeig de Gràcia to see Gaudí's modernist La Pedrera and fantastical Casa Batlló is not to be missed, and your guide can also take you to the Sagrada Familia to admire the architect's breathtaking unfinished masterpiece. Along the way, pick a museum, attraction, or monument to enter for a closer look before you're dropped back off at your hotel. Read More close
Your guide picks you up right at your Barcelona hotel and sets out along the Passeig de Gràcia, one of the city's most elegant avenues. Stop to study the undulating facade and colorful tiled roof of the Casa Batlló as your guide discusses the groundbreaking style and aesthetic of Gaudí, and make your way to Casa Milà, or La Pedrera, for an up-close look at this eccentric modernist building.
Make your way to Park Güell, a UNESCO World Heritage Site filled with bright mosaics, fascinating sculptures, and unique architectural columns and details, all imagined by Gaudí. From there, head to the world-famous Sagrada Familia, the architect's last, still-unfinished masterpiece. Tour the grounds of this spectacular church, stepping into the light-filled nave to admire its organic shapes and innovative construction, learn about the symbolism of each of the towers, and discover the time-honored building methods being implemented to move this emblem of Barcelona closer to completion. Read More close
Make your way to the vibrant district of Gràcia, where you're welcomed into the warm and charming home of a Barcelona native. Settle in around the table as a meal representing the best of Catalan cuisine is served, and enjoy discussing the city's gastronomic scene and modernist architecture as you dine.
Each course is creatively inspired by different works by Gaudí. Start with a delicious salad, crafted with the Sagrada Familia in mind, and then savor a main course of salmon with artichokes and asparagus inspired by the La Pedrera residence. Finally, end your meal on a sweet note with a dessert in the shape of the undulating balconies of the Casa Batlló. Buen provecho! Read More close
After you're picked up from your hotel, listen to your guide share interesting commentary about Barcelona as you set a course for the Olympic Village to see stadiums, the Calatrava tower, and other infrastructure from the 1992 Summer Olympic Games. Wind down to the Port Olímpic marina, which hosted the sailing events, and from the top of Montjuic—one of Barcelona's highest hills—take in a view over the city and harbor below. Head down to the bottom of the hill and circle the grand Plaza de España, built for the 1929 International Exhibition.
Climb up to the Mirador de Vallvidrera fpr a spectacular vista over the city and the sea beyond, and cruise down the elegant Passeig de Gràcia to see notable buildings designed by the famed Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí, admiring the undulating, colorful, and unusual facades of the Casa Batlló and Casa Milà, or La Pedrera. Pass by the bustling pedestrian boulevard of La Rambla, and circle Gaudí's yet-unfinished masterpiece—the Sagrada Familia. A close-up look at this awe-inspiring church is the perfect way to wrap up your city tour before you're dropped off at your hotel. Read More close
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As you leave the hustle and bustle of the city, admire the serene surroundings and prepare to meet your allocated horse, which is selected according to your preferences and riding skills. Get familiar with your new friend, see how the instructor prepares the steeds before each ride, and understand the moves and sounds that you can use to communicate and handle your horse easily.
When you're ready to get started, choose the trail you want to follow. You can gallop off and explore the vast, 20,000-acre (8,000-ha) park on your own, or take a more relaxed approach and let your guides lead you up the hills to find breathtaking vistas over the city and the Catalonian countryside.
After 2 hours of riding, head back to the ranch and enjoy a delicious traditional lunch with tapas and refreshing drinks before returning to your hotel. Read More close
Meet your captain and hop aboard, making yourself at home on your luxurious sailboat as you begin cruising through the crystal-clear waters. Your guide points out the different sites you can spot along the way, including perfect photo opportunities of the fairy-tale city of Gaudi.
Sit back and appreciate the easy motion of the sea while sunbathing. You can choose to dive in for a refreshing swim anytime you please. After two-and-a-half memorable hours, finish your cruise at Montjuic. Disembark from the sailboat fully relaxed and ready to enjoy the rest of your day back on dry land. Read More close
Your skipper handles all the heavy lifting, allowing you to spend your time lounging, relaxing, and admiring the magnificent coastal scenery that surrounds you. Take a dip in the refreshing waters of the Mediterranean Sea, learn the basics of sailing, snap amazing pictures, or just sunbathe while sipping a cold drink.
Adrenaline junkies can opt for jet skiing, Flyboarding, and other activities available for an additional cost. Once your itinerary is complete, your skipper guides you and your group back to the departure point. Read More close
Make your way to Sabadell Airport and meet an experienced pilot, who provides a short flight briefing before helping you board the aircraft. Take flight and begin a journey that carries you over the multi-peaked mountain of Montserrat, which provides some of the most spectacular natural views the area has to offer. You may also soar over Catalunya or Mataró Beaches, whose rich histories date back to Roman times.
Your single-engine, 4-seat aircraft is comfortable and features adequate viewing windows perfect for picture taking. Listen as your pilot enlightens you to the area's main focal points and shares eye-opening historical anecdotes. Land gently back at the airport with lasting memories of discovering this sweeping landscape.
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Your guide picks you up right at your hotel or apartment and hands you a helmet, helping you get situated in the sidecar of their old-fashioned motorcycle. Once you're settled, zip off through the streets of Barcelona's historic center in truly eye-catching style. Listen as your guide rattles off facts and stories about the various landmarks and neighborhoods you cross on your way to the lively seaside neighborhood of Barceloneta.
Once you arrive, hop out of the sidecar and head to a nearby tapas bar, where you can gather around a table to chat with your guide. Nibble on authentic Catalan tapas, sip on vermouth, and pick up pointers on other great places to explore during your stay in the city before parting ways. Read More close
After you're picked up from your hotel, ride to Barcelona's legendary Camp Nou, where the beloved soccer team F. C. Barcelona plays to throngs of cheering fans. Learn about the history of the club as you walk int he footsteps of soccer greats like Kubala, Guardiola, Ronaldhino, Messi, and Maradona. Take in a view over the field from the seats, scope out the trophy room, see where players speak to members of the press, and visit the locker room where the visiting teams prep for games.
Feel the rush as you walk through the players' tunnel and out onto the turf itself, imagining what it's like to play here when the stadium is packed. Once you're finished, head to the Real Club de Polo, an elite sports club that was the venue for the equestrian events in the 1992 Summer Olympics. See the polo, field hockey, tennis, and swimming facilities throughout the sprawling, 580-acre (234-ha) estate, and then wrap up your experience with a delicious lunch in the club's exclusive restaurant. Read More close
Meet your local guide and listen the historic tales behind this architectural piece. This innovative way to explore Gaudi’s "love affair" ensures you get a real feel for the city and the impressive Sagrada Familia. Your guide is an enthusiast of Gaudi’s work as well as passionate for the bohemian city where the church's construction continues after more than a century.
Admire the imposing façade before beating the lines and venturing inside on your own. The astonishing interior with lavish ornaments, quirky designs, and vaults as high as 230 feet (70 m) takes your breath away. It's clear why this structure became the love affair of Gaudi and the city alike. You have the opportunity to wander through the basilica at your heart's content. Read More close
With an open mind, embrace the essence of La Rambla—the hidden, strange, and bizarre. Led by qualified architect and professor Ricardo Devesa, set off on a journey to see the area from his perspective. From examples of his own work to remarkable uses of different spaces, this innovative tour digs beneath the surface of one of Barcelona's most popular areas.
Along the way, the blend of different cultures and vibrant inhabitants provides a fascinating storyboard to engage with. See how the neighboring Raval district has long welcomed people from all walks of life to come together as 1 community. As you walk the streets, hear its stories and experience its vivacity.
This tour suits the curious and the creative, and it allows you to uncover a new side of Barcelona that you might never have otherwise seen.
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Start your tour in the statue-filled, fountain-abundant Plaça de Catalunya, Barcelona's largest square, and set out for a stroll down the world-famous Las Ramblas. Along the way, visit La Boqueria Market, which promises Catalonian delicacies and fresh produce. After the market, pass important landmarks such as the ornate Font de Canaletes, historic Virreina Palace, Gothic-style Barcelona Cathedral, and the towering Basilica of Santa Maria del Pi.
After getting your fill of the sights, indulge in the uniquely Spanish specialty known as jamón. Visit the Jamón Experience, a 21,500-square-foot (2000-m) multi-sensory exhibition featuring all things ham. Learn the secrets of this cured meat as you observe the jamón specialists prepare your perfectly sliced samples. Your tour culminates with a tasting of 6 hams, paired with delicious cava, wine, or beer.
Following the jamón, head back to Las Ramblas, where your guide leaves you to spend the rest of the day discovering the city on your own. Read More close
Meet your guide outside of the Picasso Museum, housed in 5 adjoining medieval homes. Head inside for an engaging tour that offers insight into the life of the artist, his intimate ties to Barcelona, and the impact of Picasso's work on the art movements that followed. See a collection of 4,251 works from the formative years of Picasso's life, studying how his art evolved up until the Blue Period.
Once you've wrapped up at the museum, head outside to spend 2 hours exploring the lively and artistic neighborhood of El Born. Hear about the history of Santa Maria del Mar as you admire its Catalan Gothic architecture and soaring vaulted interior. Roam beautiful historic streets, and tailor your outing to your interests, following your guide to the striking 14th-century Barcelona Cathedral if you'd like, or to the city's ancient Roman walls before your tour comes to a close. Read More close
Roll out your mat on the beach and feel the warmth of the sun on your face. As your guide eases you into the session, move your body into the stretches that help revitalize your muscles. Try the different positions and free your mind from the worries and afflictions of everyday life. Yoga benefits the spirit as well as the body, and it doubles as an ideal time for reflection and meditation.
One of the most calming sounds of the natural world is that of waves lapping the shore; here, the gentle rhythm of the surf helps you block out daily distraction and focus on rejuvenation. Whether it's part of your regular early morning routine or a one-off undertaking, you're welcome to join at any time of day, meaning you choose a time that ultimately suits you. Read More close
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As you leave Barcelona, your contact with Roman legacy begins. Admire the majestic El Pont del Diable (The Devil's Bridge), a well-preserved, 2,000-year-old Roman aqueduct. Once in Tarragona, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, your tour through antiquity continues into a long-gone era where gladiators and emperors walked the streets. Listen to your guide as you walk past the archaeological walkway and along underground passageways. Admire the Roman Forum, Roman Circus, and the breathtaking Roman Amphitheater.
En route to Sitges, your tour visits Roc de Sant Gaieta, a quaint village with tiny white houses built on a rocky shoreline. Once in Sitges, your tour switches to relax mode. Get insider tips from your guide regarding the best places to eat and the must-see sights. If you prefer, just sit back and dip your toes in the sandy beach before returning to Barcelona.
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As you sail, gaze up at the Barcelona skyline. Enjoy seeing from a different angle famous landmarks like the egg-shaped Agbar Tower, the Montjuïc Castle, and the bustling promenade. Prepare to be mesmerized by the glittering Mediterranean Sea from the comfort of this luxury yacht. You can assist the skipper or simply unwind, relaxing and enjoying the view while sunbathing on the open deck.
You also have an opportunity to take a dip in the deep blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea before heading back to the shore. The sights on this tour may just stay with you for a lifetime. Read More close
Step... back in time to the moment in history when Columbus arrived from America carrying the precious Aztec indulgence. Your tour begins at the port with the study of the humble origins of unprocessed cacao beans and continues toward the narrow streets of old Barcelona. While you walk to the vibrant Rambla Street, the commentary gradually changes to the present day, covering the now-traditional afternoon merienda, with its many sweet treats.
Sample liquor-filled bonbons, keep an eye on the freshly fried churros, and visit a traditional grocer stocked with local merchandise. The tour also discusses the broader world of sweets and pastries, which is now part of the city's café culture. Read More close
Your tour begins with an analysis of Barcelona’s expansion—and how the city became an essential part of the modernist movement—during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Walk toward 2 of his most famous structures: Casa Batlló and Casa Milà.
Admire Batlló's unconventional balconies resembling masks and its colorful façade. Move toward Casa Milà, also known as La Pedrera, where your scholar unveils the building's secrets and shares key facts about it. As you step inside this masterpiece, look around you and take some time to investigate.
Make your way to the most famous part of the building—the roof with its quirky chimneys. From here you can admire how Gaudí's buildings stand out amid the modern network of the city.
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With such a high concentration of attractions and historical sites, renting a scooter is an original way to visit Barcelona, from the Gothic Quarter to Port Olímpic, Park Güell, and La Rambla. Feel the wind in your hair as you ride along the coast and admire the beautiful beaches.
Check your city map and follow your preferred route. Explore Gaudí’s artworks, including La Sagrada Família and Casa Batlló, or stop for some tapas at the colorful Boqueria Market. For natural, charming gardens, continue to Montjuïc Park and enjoy the view from the hill overlooking the harbor and the old city. Read More close
Meet your friendly guide, local resident Antoni Yranzo, in Poblenou—a sizeable neighborhood of Barcelona. While you walk together to his workshop, his passion for the local area shines through as he provides intriguing local history, such as the integral role the nearby textile factory—Can Saladrigas—played in creating the area's vibrant community.
In Atoni's workshop, get the creative juices flowing as he introduces the task for the class. You all lend a hand in forming a piece of art based on the "Otoko" character. Once the piece is completed, a raffle is drawn to determine who takes the piece home. Before that, your work is immortalized with a photograph and added to a catalogue of the workshop's collection. Read More close
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Meet your friendly local guide, a professional foodie, and start exploring Barcelona's Old Town. Get some insider tips about where and what to eat as well as how to order and enjoy tapas. With an unconventional path—away from the traditional tourist routes—you see a different side of the city. Choose your favorite bar so you can come back and try another round of tapas.
Along the way, your guide shares historical facts about the places you pass. This relaxed walk allows you to snap great pictures of some artistic hidden gems as well as renowned sights such as the city's famous Art Nouveau building, the Palau de la Musica Catalana. Take time for some people watching as you wander along the Passeig de Lluís Companys toward the Arc de Triomf. Read More close
Meet your knowledgeable guide at the Cathedral and wander streets once roamed by Romans, Christian knights, Jewish wise men of centuries yore during this fascinating tour of Barcelona's famed Gothic Quarter. In a small group of no more than 4 people, explore the places where the city was established, and where count-kings ruled their kingdom and the Inquisition chased heretics.
During this walk through the heart of the Gothic Quarter, learn about the terrible "trials of God," what craftmen's daily lives were like, and admire Jews' footprints on the stones of Call, the Jewish quarter of Barcelona. Hear stories about the centuries of splendor and brutality, wisdom and superstition, spirituality and violence that shaped this area.
Complete your tour with a visit to the Barcelona City History Museum, near Plaça del Rei, and marvel at archaeological remains of the old Roman city. Walk through remains of houses and walls that paint a picture of what the ancient Roman city was like. The remains included in the archaeological ensemble goes from the roman Barcino of the 1st century to the medieval Barcelona of the 14th century. Read More close
Figueres Bus Station
The service also calls at the following stop:
- Girona Bus Station
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Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos
The service also calls at the following stops:
- Bus Stop Estacio del Nord
- Bus Stop Pl Doctor Serrat, Av Meridiana
- Bus Stop Metro Sagrera, Av Meridiana-Felip II
- Bus Stop Scotland, Av. Meridiana
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1 hour 40 minutes
Select this option for hotels located in the following areas:
- Blanes, Calella de la Costa, Lloret de Mar, Malgrat de Mar, Pineda de Mar, Tossa de Mar
Select this option for hotels located in the following areas:
- Cambrils, La Pineda, Port Aventura, Salou
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Barcelona City Center
Select this option for hotels located in the following areas:
- Barcelona city center (postcodes beginning with 080)
Select this option if your flight is arriving/leaving from Barcelona El Prat Airport.
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Your guide is self-proclaimed coolhunter—someone with an eye for current cultural crazes and what it takes to be a trend-setter at any time. As a lover of Barcelona, your local guide takes you to the hottest shopping spots. Whether you are looking for a new outfit, a pair of sunglasses, or shoes, you are sure to find something to fit your style and budget.
In addition to fashion advice, grab the chance to get recommendations about all facets of local culture. Need somewhere new for dinner? No problem. Want to find the trendiest cocktail bar in town? Easy. Your guide has the inside track on what places are the talk of the town right now. Read More close
Your tour starts with a visit to Montjuïc hill, the site of the 1992 Olympic Games. From here, witness the impressive Venetian columns guarding the road to the National Art Museum of Catalunya. After you take in Barcelona’s skyline, the tour drives downtown, passing by Plaça Espanya and the modernist buildings of the Eixample area.
At Passeig de Gràcia, admire the most iconic buildings dotting the street: La Pedrera and Casa Batlló. Listen to your guide explain the relevance of these 2 architectonic pieces and gain some insight into Gaudí’s work before moving toward his most precious masterpiece—La Sagrada Família. With no waiting in line, you have more time to admire Gaudí’s “love affair. ”
As you move away from the eccentric side of the city, your tour heads toward the old side of the city—the Gothic Quarter. Stroll its narrow, cobbled alleys bustling with people and colorful local markets. Read More close
You can skip the queue outside, but before you do, take some time to admire the stunning façade of this amazing house covered with splendid colorful mosaics. Its balconies look like skulls with eyes and noses.
If the exterior catches your attention, the interior captures your imagination. Wonderful fireplaces, wooden floors, stained-glass windows, colorful tiles, and wrought-iron elements are mixed together in a surprising combination.
Stroll through the Noble Floor, once the residence of the Batlló family. The skylights are shaped like tortoise shells and the wooden staircase resembles the spine of a giant beast. Up the spiral staircase you discover the unique rooftop terrace with its famous "dragon’s back" design and 4 chimney stacks covered with an elaborate mosaic.
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A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the awe-inspiring church's unusual architecture and imposing size take your breath away. Your tour begins in the nave. Enjoy fast-track access, and then step beneath the soaring ceiling with your guide. Organic shapes, tree-like pillars, an airy brightness, and mottled light trickling through stained glass windows give the impression of standing in a surreal, holy forest. Ornate carvings adorn the church's facades, with Gothic inspiration fueling Gaudí's eccentric, Art Nouveau designs.
Learn about the ambitious plans for completing the basilica by 2026, and discover more about Gaudí, his architecture, and his life as you tour the church's museum. La Sagrada Família is Gaudí's most ambitious work and one of Barcelona's most iconic attractions, drawing more than 3 million visitors each year.
Once you've explored the church on the ground level, climb on your own to the top of either the Passion or Nativity tower—currently 8 of the planned 18 spires have been built—to take in spectacular views over Barcelona and the church below. After a visit to this incredible basilica, it's clear why it became the love affair of the architect and the city alike. Read More close
The construction started in 1882, and although it's still a work in progress, this mighty church is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an iconic landmark of the city. Gaudí envisaged a temple with 18 towers over 328 feet (100 m) tall and a capacity to seat around 13,000 people.
The church is designed in the shape of a Latin cross with 5 aisles. Stand in the mighty central navel, completed in the year 2000. Admire the astonishing interiors, lavishly ornamented, with some of its vaults as high as 230 feet (70 m).
Your expert guide shares intriguing stories about the Sagrada Família project. Visit the museum below ground level and learn about the life and legacy of the famous Gaudí. Read More close
Adorned with iron balconies, intriguing curves, and other unusual elements, the eye-catching façade of the building reveals the originality of Gaudí’s architecture. Enter through the giant iron gate and admire the beautiful paintings covering the walls, featuring references to flowers and mythological scenes.
Stroll through the ancient residence of the Milà family and take some time to visit the Espai Gaudí, a small museum on the top floor that houses Gaudí’s work through models and photographs of his buildings.
Check out the rooftop, which is adorned with architectural marvels, including the stairwells and the surrealistic chimneys, known as "The Warriors. " Wander around the superb roof terrace and admire Gaudí’s surprising works and the wonderful city below. Read More close
This UNESCO World Heritage Site, built between 1905 and 1908, is one of the most genuine symbols of Catalonia's architectural and musical heritage. As you approach the renowned concert hall, it becomes clear why it is such a beloved place. Admire the intricate façade before you skip the lines and step inside this splendid structure.
Your guided tour begins in the Rehearsal Hall of the Orfeó Catala where you watch a 15-minute audio-visual clip about the building's history and early 20th-century society. Next, admire the elaborate staircases and as you climb the steps, study the lavish tiling and the unusual glass balusters.
Marvel at the Lluís Millet Hall's floor-to-ceiling, stained-glass windows and look closely at the intricately decorated pillars that depict flowers in a tribute to nature. At the final stop, take in the beauty of the Concert Hall decorated with stained glass and crowned with a superb skylight in the shape of an inverted dome. Read More close
This strangely enchanting, lush park of fragrant plants and quirky architecture is where Gaudí tried his talents with landscape gardening. Count Güell bought the tree-covered hillside in the early 20th century and commissioned him to create an elegant district for wealthy property buyers. The project failed eventually, but not before walkways, gatehouses, and plazas were created in the inimitable style of the famous designer.
The bowed staircase right at the entrance is decorated by colorful ceramic tiles and is dominated by a large dragon sculpture. You find the park’s focal point at the top of these steps. Sit on the serpent-shaped bench of the main terrace and admire sweeping views over the city and the Mediterranean Sea. Below this square, 86 Doric columns support the roof, as if they were towering trees in a forest.
Hear intriguing details from your guide about Gaudí's life and his still-relevant legacy. Wander the pretty paths and see the charming little house within the park where he once lived. Read More close
Head out of Barcelona and into the Catalan countryside. Sit back and admire the landscape change as you journey farther into the mountains to the El Penedès region. Visit a local winery here. Walk along the evergreen fields and listen as your expert guide explains the wine- and cava-making process. Learn all about this high-quality sparkling wine and take part in a tasting session.
Next, you have the opportunity to experience a local festival at a nearby village (the locale visited depends on the season). Immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere, mingling with the locals and parading in the streets toward the place where the castells are built. These human towers can be up to 10 people high, with more than 100 performers involved.
These towers are a living tradition that's been listed as an Intangible World Heritage by UNESCO. See the base of the tower begin to consolidate and a brave anxaneta, a child of no more than 6, crown the tower.
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Your tour begins on land. Get comfortable on an electric bike and follow your guide along bustling streets, down narrow alleyways, past plazas, and on promenades. Head toward Montjuïc Hill and stop at iconic places to snap memorable pictures.
Next, jump aboard the Montjuïc cable car and get ready for an exhilarating ride. While you're transported up the hill, amazing views of the city are on display below you. Once atop the hill, you have the opportunity to admire Barcelona from a bird's-eye perspective.
As soon as you touch ground, go on 2 wheels again and ride downhill toward the port, where you take a cruise aboard an eco-boat. As you sail, gaze up at the Barcelona skyline. Spot famous landmarks like the egg-shaped Agbar Tower, the Columbus Monument, and the bustling promenade. After, pedal to one of the most iconic sights in Spain, La Sagrada Família. Read More close
Sit back, relax, and admire the colors of the countryside as you head to the Costa Brava while your guide shares area history. Your first stop is Tamariu, a small village dotted with whitewashed houses. Explore on foot as you follow the historical camí de ronda path, offering an impressive mix of pine forests and beautiful bays. If you prefer, opt to follow the trail by kayaking in the calm waters.
Your expert guide points out hidden coves before you visit Far Sant Sebastià lighthouse for a full view of the water and coastal cliffs. Your final stop is Calella de Palafrugell—a delightful town with homes right down the seafront. After a walking tour of the village, enjoy free time to swim, sunbathe, visit the cliff-top botanic gardens at Cap Roig, or have an authentic Catalan meal before returning to Barcelona. Read More close
Take a ride up the coastal highway to Blanes, known as the Gateway to the Costa Brava. Arrive at one of the few remaining coves on the coast, off the beaten path from tourists and hidden from big commercial developments. You arrive early, before the crowds, letting you enjoy a secluded swim in the crystal-clear waters.
Choose between spending a few hours on the beach and visiting the botanical gardens nearby. The gardens are home to a variety of exotic plants, but it's the scenic views from high atop towering cliffs that make this a must-see stop. The turquoise-blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea stretch endlessly into the distance, while far beneath you waves crash against the wild coastline with explosions of white foam.
After getting your fill of views from the clifftops, a 3-course Mediterranean lunch awaits you in a local restaurant. The feast starts with a selection of traditional local dishes and a glass of Sangria, followed by a choice of main courses.
After lunch, take a short drive to Tossa de Mar, home of the last remaining preserved fortified town on the Costa Brava Coast. Walk along cobbled streets to a lighthouse with a backdrop of the Costa Brava coastline completing your view.
After exploring Tossa de Mar, head inland to the perfectly preserved medieval town of Peratallada. This jewel of a village from the middle ages is situated in the heart of the Baix Emporda region, and makes for an unforgettable journey into the past.
Spend an hour in Peratallada soaking up the charming atmosphere and browsing local craft shops. Finally, gather in the old market square for a drink and a chance to reflect on your Costa Brava experience. Read More close
Begin your tour with a stroll to Eixample, one of the city's modern bars and a delightful tapas gem. Take a seat and watch the chef prepare small plates of Catalan favorites, including pa amb tomàquet (bread with olive oil and tomatoes) and patates bravas (potatoes with oil, red pepper and chili, served with aioli). Sample freshly prepared tapas as you learn about the history and flavors of Catalan cuisine.
Next, head to the Born district, where you visit a locally loved ham shop. Head inside and sample some of the best meats and cheeses, including serrano ham and manchego cheese. Continue your tour, passing by Barcelona Cathedral and the old Roman city walls. Meander through the center of the Gothic Quarter and arrive at the bustling square Plaça Reial.
Visit one of the oldest flamenco bars in Barcelona; the highlight of your evening awaits—an exciting flamenco show. Sipping on a welcome glass of Cava, soak up the atmosphere and prepare yourself for a night of tapas, dance, and song. Let your senses embrace the rhythm, color, and magic of this old-age, traditional performance as you indulge in a dinner of gourmet tapas and sangria. Read More close
After convenient pickup from your hotel, sit back and enjoy the Mediterranean scenery as you leave the city behind. The town of Gavà is located just 10 minutes away from Barcelona along the edge of Garraf Natural Park. Upon arrival, your guide for the day provides a safety briefing and introduces you to your gentle and obedient Argentine horse, the perfect steed for riders of any level.
Select the route you'd like to take and hop into the saddle to meander through the park's winding trails. Follow your local guide, an experienced and patient horse trainer who shares interesting facts about the history and natural features of the region. Admire the serenity of the surroundings, breathe in the scent of pine and oak trees, and take in the beauty of the landscape.
Plenty of photo opportunities let you capture pictures of romantic ride before heading back to Barcelona. Read More close
Sit back, relax, and take in the evergreen vistas of the countryside as you head north toward Besalú. Upon arrival, walk along the arcaded streets with your guide, visit a restored mikveh (a bath for ritual immersion in Judaism), and see the remains of a medieval synagogue. Next, along your way to Rupit, pass Castellfollit de la Roca, one of Catalonia's smallest towns.
In Rupit you have time to explore this enchanting village on your own. Get insider tips from your guide and follow in the footsteps of local inhabitants who built 16th-century country houses that still stand. Cross the hanging wooden bridge and spend some time at the Church of Sant Miquel, a Baroque-style building, before you admire the remains of the Rupit Castle at the top of a rocky peak.
Next, take a drive to the top of the Cingles de Tavertet sandstone cliffs. In the village of Tavertet, a proud holder of the National Property of Cultural Interest title, follow your guide through narrow, cobbled streets and marvel at the 48 beautifully preserved houses from the 17th and 18th centuries.
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Categories: Tours & Sightseeing
Get started at the entrance of the Marina Port Vell, not far from the grand building of the Palau Nacional. Meet your skipper and walk through the amazing marina, admiring the luxurious boats at anchor, before you step aboard your yacht for the afternoon.
After a security briefing and an explanation of your itinerary, set out from the harbor for a journey along the coast. Watch the city glide by for a look at points of interest like the Columbus Monument, Sagrada Familia, Torre Acbar, and Tibidabo. In good weather, you can jump into the warm Mediterranean for a swim.
Enjoy a light meal of traditional merienda and relax on deck as you see the beautiful scenery pass by. You can learn a bit about sailing, sunbathe on the deck, or get a few memorable pictures of the coast before the tour brings you back to Port Vell. Read More close
Make your way to Port Olímpic, where you and your group board a spacious sailboat for a scenic morning cruise. Leave the dock and drift peacefully out of the port and into the Mediterranean Sea's glistening waters. Enjoy drinks and light snacks, served with smiles by a friendly crew.
Feel the sea breeze in your face and listen as waves gently splash against the boat's hull while you gaze out at the horizon. Take in sights of Barcelona's iconic cityscape and golden beaches bustling with tourists. Relax as your skipper navigates these alluring waters, taking you along a route that ensures a visually striking experience.
This tranquil journey is the perfect way to escape the city crowds and bond with a small group of friends over magnificent ocean and city views. Return to the dock and leave with a smile on your face and a true sense of Barcelona's beauty. Read More close
With a photography pro leading the way, learn to maximize the features of your camera. Whether it's a fancy DSLR or the smart phone you keep on you all the time, get creative with your composition as you capture the essence of this gorgeous and magical city. Trek through the trendy Borne district past tapas-munching, sangria-sipping locals, and check out the city's fascinating mix of new and old.
From a vantage point overlooking the harbor, snap a postcard-worthy panorama of the city below. Stroll through the hip, alternative, and diverse neighborhood of El Raval—it's the perfect place to capture an image or 2 of tucked away street art and real daily life in the Catalan capital.
In La Boqueria, stroll by market stalls, framing this bustling locale's cheerful crowds, fragrant food stands, and colorful produce vendors through your viewfinder. As you tour, keep your eyes peeled for funkier-than-usual architecture—quirky masterpieces by surrealist visionary Gaudi dot the city's parks and boulevards.
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Begin your evening at the beautiful Port Vell marina, not far from the exquisite Palau Nacional. Meet your skipper and walk past rows of luxurious boats at anchor to board the sailing yacht that will take you out for the evening.
After a security briefing and an explanation of the boat's itinerary, set sail from the harbor and along the coast of Barcelona. Along the way, you can see major points of interest like the Columbus Monument, Sagrada Familia, Torre Acbar, and Tibidabo, and take a swim in the warm Mediterranean waters if the weather permits.
As the sun goes down, relax on deck with a snack and toast with a refreshing glass of cava. Learn a bit about sailing and get some memorable pictures of the evening scene. The tour ends as you sail back to Port Vell, returning you to the heart of the city of Barcelona. Read More close
Meet your guide in front of the Art Center Santa Monica, and walk to the resurgent Raval district. Duck into a small terrace-bar, which specializes in seasonal menus, for your first mouth-watering tapas sampling of the night—try a pintxo of butifarra or salmorejo,—2 traditional and tasty dishes. With your appetite eager for more, saunter along the area's maze of charming streets until you reach your next tapas establishment—a charming bodega. Stop for a tasting of exquisite ham and cheese complimented with a glass of red or white wine.
Don’t forget to snap a selfie in front of Fernando Bolero’s famous cat sculpture on your way to the theater district of Poble Sec. Here, visit 2 more venues—a typical Vermuteria and another delightful bodega—where you can savor everything from a glass of vermut and tinto de verano, to a Spanish omelette and more pintxos as you engage conversation with local Spaniards by your side. Read More close
Enjoy skip-the-line admission at the Sagrada Família complex, a large Roman Catholic church that's designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its towering spires and distinct Gothic architecture make it a true icon of the Catalonia region.
Make your way to Montserrat, the monastic center of Catalonia. Its jagged peaks and peculiar rock formations form a serrated, saw-like skyline that's instantly recognizable. Wander this magnificent natural park and marvel at spectacular views over the plains of Catalonia.
Visit the sanctuary where the Virgin of Montserrat, and Patron Saint of Catalonia, is housed. Enjoy an opportunity to visit the fascinating Museum of Montserrat, whose collections include Archaeology, the Biblical East, Modern Painting, and Sculpture.
Montserrat has many walking paths ranging from easy strolls to serious hikes. Each trail offers a different perspective of the stunning landscape that surrounds you, and many are peppered with chapels and other historical icons. Regardless of which route you choose, all showcase the unspoiled beauty of this protected natural park. If you'd rather not walk at all, railways and cable cars offer equally memorable views of the area.
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Head to the entrance of the Marina Port Vell, near the Historical Museum of Catalunya, to meet your skipper. Take in the impressive view as you walking through the port's amazing marina where the luxurious yachts and boats in Barcelona are anchored.
After a security briefing and an overview of the itinerary, leave the harbor and sail along the coast to see Barcelona's major points of interest such as Columbus Monument, Sagrada Familia, Torre Agbar, and Tibidabo. In good weather, take a dip in the Mediterranean Sea. With snacks and beverages, relax or learn about sailing, sunbathe on the deck, or snap photos of the city skyline.
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Meet your skipper at the entrance of the beautiful Port Vell. From there, walk through the port's amazing marina and admire the luxurious yachts and boats before you step aboard the vessel that will take you out on the water.
After a security briefing and an explanation of the boat's itinerary, your tour leaves the harbor to sail along the coast. See Barcelona's great points of interest, such as the Columbus Monument, the Sagrada Familia, the Torre Acbar, and Tibidabo. In good weather, you can take a dip in the warm Mediterranean waters, and snacks are available along with vermouth, the famous Catalan wine.
Learn a bit about sailing, sunbathe on the deck, or get some memorable pictures of the skyline before the tour brings you back to Port Vell in the heart of the city. Read More close
Start off your small-group tour on an easy-to-ride electric bicycle. Admire the landscape as you leave the city behind and pedal past glittering beaches as you head north toward the hills, and stop along the way to snap some memorable pictures of the idyllic surroundings.
Once you arrive at the Alta Alella vineyards, your guide takes you around the fields and explains the history of this family-owned winery and their modern approach to organic winemaking. Your day is crowned with a winetasting experience, so raise a toast as the different flavors tickle your palate before you cycle back to Barcelona. Read More close
One of the best ways to get around Barcelona is by electric bike allowing technology to take over when the gradient becomes too much. Use the bicycle lanes to navigate to the city's magnificent sites including the vast Gothic structure of the Sagrada Familia, a must-see. Perhaps visit a promenade along the beach for some people watching as crowds fill the stretch of golden sand.
Test out the bike's ability to climb hills as you venture up to viewpoints offering excellent vistas of the surrounding region. After, as you cruise back into town, feel the rush of the wind in your face and take your stylish bike for a spin on one of Barcelona’s most famous boulevards—Las Ramblas. With such a flexible experience, how you explore the city is up to you. Read More close
Around the world, paella is one of the most famous—and favorite—dishes in Spanish cuisine. Listen as Marta, your local host, shares stories and instructions about the preparation of your meal. The cooking of this dish is simple; put your apron on and start creating this culinary delight.
While the food is cooking, let the conversation flow as you and your fellow foodies get to know each other better. Then, before you realize, it is time to gather around the table with your new acquaintances as you all indulge in your creations and tickle your taste buds with the delicious paella. Read More close
In an intimate wine boutique—with 500 different wine references and more than 40 wine glasses to choose from—your sommelier explains the rich flavor, color, fragrance, and history of each regional wine. Hear about the grapes, with more than 400 different varieties planted throughout the country—like the reds Tempranillo and Garnacha, the whites Albarino and Airen, and the cava grapes Parellada and Xarel-lo.
Your winetasting experience includes 5 tiers of your choice served in crystal Riedel glasses, specially designed to enhance wine. Each wine is perfectly paired with local snacks. Read More close
After a short drive to the marina, don your life jacket and waterproof clothing and enjoy a 60-minute speedboat tour of the Mediterranean. As you set off, marvel at the luxurious super yachts and boats docked in the marina, including the magnificent mega yacht of Roman Abramovich—owner of Chelsea Football Club.
Zoom along the coast and see the world-famous La Sagrada Familia and Montjuïc Castle towering above the rooftops. Continue on past the egg-shaped Torre Agbar and the bustling promenade. You also have an opportunity to take a dip in the deep blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea (weather permitting) and if you are lucky, you may be able to spot some friendly dolphins racing you. Read More close
Barcelona City Center
Select this option for hotels located in the following areas:
- Barcelona city center (postcodes beginning with 080)
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Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos
Head to the Marina de Badalona and meet up with your guide as they prepare your boat for day spent out on the water. Hop aboard when you're ready and grab a seat as your captain tosses off the mooring line and sets a course out into the Mediterranean.
When you're in fish-packed waters, help your captain and guide prepare your tackle and chat about the best bait to use before you drop your line in the water and sit back to wait for the action to unfold. In between energetic bouts of reeling in massive sport fish, enjoy sipping on refreshing soft drinks and soaking up some sun.
Throughout the day, you might get the chance to reel in a silvery horse mackerel, do battle with an iridescent mahi-mahi, or fight the pull of a tenacious grouper before you bring in your gear and head back to shore. Read More close
First, decide whether you want to take your vehicle for 15 minutes on the road or 3 uninhibited laps around a track. Next, choose your car—which is easier said than done with spectacular modern options including the Ferrari F430 F1, Porsche 911, and Hummer H2 as well as vintage possibilities such as the Ferrari 246 GT and MG MGA.
Feel your heart start to race as you push the pedal to the metal and put the RPMs in the red while you push your high-performance vehicle, an engineering masterpiece, to its limit. After, leave the engine to cool and give your blood pressure a rest with a calming visit to a nearby spa.
Relax in the tranquil surroundings and find balance after the exhilarating drive. Here, experience different sensations as calming light and different water features—bubbles, jets, waterfalls, and steam—along with a range of soothing and cooling temperatures help you unwind. Read More close
Meet your guide outside of Cafè Zurich and begin your walking tour of bustling El Born. Once the economic and commercial center of the city, the area was changed drastically by war in the late 17th and early 18th centuries. Tales of knightly adventures and fascinating medieval legends await you at every turn.
Visit the El Born Centre Cultural and delve into the events of the War of the Succession and the siege in 1714. Stop by the towering Santa Maria del Mar, a towering church built between 1329 and 1383 that represents the stunning Gothic architecture of the Medieval period.
After your walking tour, head to the Mercat Princesa and enjoy a selection of authentic Spanish tapas. The variety of dishes on offer make this eatery a central meeting point for diners of various tastes and budgets. Explore a menu of Mediterranean- and Asia-inspired tapas, featuring eggs cooked in various ways, cold cuts, cheeses, and pastries, as well as a fine selection of wine, beer, and coffee.
Enjoy tastings of tapas in the true Spanish tradition, surrounded by new friends, and reflect on your newly acquired knowledge of Spanish history as your experience comes to an end. Read More close
Follow your guide on a walk around labyrinth-like narrow streets of the Gothic Quarter and learn about the enthralling history of this district. Unravel important remains of Medieval times as you meander along the off-the-beaten path of hidden streets, charming plazas, and unknown corners of the city.
Pass the ancient city gate of Barcino and continue toward the Jewish quarter where you admire many squares including Plaza de Sant Jaume, where the city hall is located, and Plaça del Rei. Your tour ends on a high note with a delicious pintxos and a refreshing drink at a traditional tapas bar in El Born—famous not only for its many bars but old wineries and designer shops. Read More close
Meet your guide at a convenient location and head to the beach. When you reach the sandy shore, throw on your wetsuit and grab your board. For riding rookies, start off with a brief lesson on the beach. Learn proper paddling technique, find out how to read incoming waves, and practice the tricky transition between laying down and standing up on your board.
With a few basic skills under your belt, head out into the waves to find your first break of the day. Get tips from your local guide on the area's surf conditions as you float and then follow their lead, chasing down curling tubes of white water that propel you straight to shore. Before your adventure winds to a close, ask your guide for a few pointers on other nearby beach activities along Barcelona's sun-soaked coast. Read More close
Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities
Make your way to the town of Vic, just over an hour away from Barcelona, and meet up with your guide outside the city's charming train station. Chat about your cycling experience and get a brief orientation on the basics of tandem cycling before you get your helmet adjusted and hop on the back of the bike to start your ride.
With custom routes designed to cater to your interests and riding ability, you might cruise around winding roads with pleasant views of quiet farms or tackle nearby hills to reach vantage points that offer sweeping looks out over the valley.
Make stops along the way to snap some photos and refuel with cold bottled water and tasty snacks to keep you going. Ideal for those with no tandem experience and for travelers looking for an assisted adventure, this excursion is a great way to check out Spain's delightful countryside. Read More close
Enjoy an evening among friends, with tasty food, choice wine, and good conversation. Hop from bar to bar, tasting Spain's fundamental flavors as your guide gives you an overview of the city and teaches you how to order tapas like the locals do. Stroll the colorful Boqueria Market, with its array of fresh fruit, vegetables, sweets, and more. As you start tasting different tapas, your guide provides insight into the flavors you're presented.
Your next stop is the labyrinth of cobbled streets in the Gothic Quarter, an area dotted with ancient gourmet shops, bakeries, art galleries, and boutiques. Your final stop is a bar where additional tasty tapas and a glass of wine, cava, or beer await.
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As you arrive at Asciano’s home, your unique experience begins. On the rooftop terrace relax, sit back, and sip on sparkling cava while your host and his wife lead the conversation and introduce you to the rest of the foodies. This is an ideal opportunity to really do as the locals do and share dishes around a domestic table with new friends.
Listen to anecdotes from your hosts, who after years of traveling and working in the hospitality industry, decided to open up their home to people who share some of their passion for authentic food and great conversation.
The menu and wine selection varies according to the season. You could try some traditional dishes such as Gazpacho Andaluz or Catalan Pa amb Tomàquet (bread with tomato). You could also be wowed with modern culinary tapas prepared with new techniques such as molecular cuisine, spherification, or culinary foams. Asciano and his wife ensure to make this night a memorable one. Read More close
Meet your friendly guide and start your culinary adventure at a unique gastronomic center created under the slow food philosophy. With a group of 15 people, enjoy a guided tasting of 3 selected Spanish products such as cheese or cured meats with bread and a refreshing drink. Next, walk along Barcelona's most famous street, La Rambla, lined by tapas bars and restaurants.
From here follow your guide to La Boqueria, the famous food market offering an array of fresh fruit and vegetables, seafood, cheese, and almost any type of meat imaginable. Then, at a restaurant with a wide selection of delicious tapas, sip a glass of wine or beer and savor 4 tapas while your food-and-wine-guide shares informative commentary about the wine, cuisine, and culture of Spain.
At your last stop, see an authentic flamenco show at a 17th-century Gothic palace in one of the trendiest neighborhoods of Barcelona, El Born. The bar is absolutely stunning and the surroundings make you feel like you've stepped back in time. Watch the passionate performance with music, singing, and improvised dancing as you unwind with a glass of cava. Read More close
Xavi and Nico are Michelin chefs who love to share their passion and food inspiration with fellow foodies. Experience the gourmet side of Spanish food in a kitchen that’s been transformed to resemble a forest. You’d never know that the bustling Las Ramblas is just a couple minutes’ walk away.
Embrace the friendly atmosphere, enjoy buttery wines, and listen to your hosts’ amusing anecdotes.
Your tasting menu includes:
- A welcome surprise snack
- Baby beetroot flower pot, black garlic mayonnaise, and black ginger bread
- Homemade marinated trout with wild plants salad, homemade marscapone, trout caviar, and green mustard
- Duck nest with foie-gras, duck ham, smoked duck breast, black trumpets sponge, and duck yolk
- Pumpkin gnocchi filled with deer civet
- Black Iberian Pork "secreto" with Catalan pickled mushrooms, autumn leaves, and porcini cream
- 3 different local cheeses prepared like 3 different pastry recipes
- Dark chocolate ganache with black truffle, chestnut cream, and hazelnut crumble
Nico and Xavi ensure you leave their magical home with plenty of good memories and a satisfied appetite. Read More close
The zoo was put on the map for housing the world's only known albino gorilla, Snowflake. Although he sadly died in 2003, the zoo has kept his memory alive with extensive efforts to help endangered gorillas by raising awareness and establishing conservation programs. At the gorilla enclosure, there is a room dedicated to Snowflake where you can learn about his life.
See more than 4,000 animals from over 400 different species, including some native only to Spain, such as the Iberian wolf. Watch in wonder at the playful dolphins during their daily show and cruise around the entire zoo by miniature train. Enjoy a bite to eat at one of many restaurants or picnic areas. Read More close
Leaving Barcelona behind, your first stop is Figueres, Salvador Dalí’s hometown. Keep your eyes wide open and prepare for one of the strangest buildings you have ever seen, Dalí’s Theatre-Museum. As your guide gives you the ins and outs of the structure, analyze the bizarre façade crowned with huge eggs. Inside, a different universe unravels with the most complete collection of Dalí’s work.
Costa Brava was another of Dalí’s favorite places. Take in the beauty of the rocky coastline, whitewashed Mediterranean-style houses, narrow alleys, and sandy beaches. Enjoy some time to relax before returning to Barcelona. Read More close
Follow in the footsteps of Daniel Sempere and Fermín Romero de Torres, retracing their quest to learn more about Julián Carax. Walk the charming streets of post-war Barcelona, including Santa Anna, La Rambla, and Montcada. Along the way, unravel the novel's great labyrinth of mysteries and surprises in real time, stopping at the Arc de Triomf, King's Square, and Sant Felip Neri Square.
As you wander the city, snap memorable photos of iconic buildings such as the Church of Santa Maria del Mar and the Palau de la Música Catalana, taking in their elaborate architecture. If you prefer, simply enjoy seeing fiction come to life as your guide narrates and Barcelona plays the bewitching backdrop.
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Since the early 1900s Tibidabo Park on Tibidabo, high above Barcelona, has been a popular playground for locals. Enjoy more than 25 rides including roller coasters such as the Muntanya Russa, water rides like the La Mina d'Or, and fun for younger family members with Choo-Choo Train. One of the highlights is the Giradabo Ferris wheel, a striking fixture offering grand panoramas.
With its elevated position above Barcelona, the park offers stunning views of the area. The park’s Tibidabo Sky Walk, a great spot to admire the far-reaching vistas of the coast and city, also contains some entertaining amusements. In fact, as you stroll around, enjoy a number of shows and pieces of street theater only enhancing the merriment of the day. Read More close
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Start with a bus ride up the Passeig de Gràcia and see the famous Gaudi houses, casa Batlló and La casa Mila (La Pedrera). Next, drive by the Olympic Village, the beach, and the fisherman’s quarter, called Barceloneta, the Port Vell, and Plaza de Colon with its famous Columbus monument, indicating which way he sailed to the Americas.
Drive up Montjuïc and enjoy a cable car ride with precious views of the city. On your bus, ride by facilities from the 1992 Olympic Games such as the stadium, the Palau Sant Jordi, and the Picornell swimming pool. Then at the Spanish Village at Poble Espanyol admire replicas of buildings from across the country.
On the way to the city center, spot the Venetian Towers, the Montjuïc fountains, the MNAC, and Las Arenas, built over the Plaza de Toros. Start a walking tour at Plaza de Catalunya and follow your guide to the Gothic Cathedral, along narrow streets of the Gothic Quarter, and to Plaza Sant Jaume, where the Catalonian government headquarters are located.
After some free time, head to Montserrat, rising 4,051 feet (1,236 m) and take a cogwheel train up to Montserrat for a spectacular view of the mountain. Then, at the Royal Basilica of Montserrat, see the famed 12th-century statue of Verge Moreneta (the Black Virgin). Founded in 1025, the sanctuary provides a backdrop for the Virgin of Montserrat, the patron saint of Catalonia enshrined in the Royal Basilica. Read More close
Start with a sightseeing tour on a bus that takes you up the elegant Passeig de Gràcia, where you see the most famous Gaudi houses, casa Batlló and La casa Mila (La Pedrera) as well as other majestic buildings of the Modernism era.
Head to the sea and admire the buildings from the 1992 Olympic Games. Drive by the Olympic Village, the Olympic Port, the beach, and the fisherman’s quarter, called Barceloneta, the Port Vell, and Plaza de Colon with its famous Columbus monument, indicating which way he sailed to reach the Americas. This point is also the beginning of the famous Ramblas of Barcelona.
Drive up Montjuïc and take a cable car ride offering precious views of Barcelona. Back on the bus, pass facilities built for the 1992 Olympic Games—the Lluis Companys stadium, the Palau Sant Jordi, and Picornell swimming pool. Then visit the charming Poble Espanyol, a Spanish village with 117 life-sized buildings from all over Spain and a demonstration on handcrafts made in this country.
Go to the city center to see the Venetian Towers, the Montjuïc fountains, the MNAC, and Las Arenas, built over the ancient Plaza de Toros. At Plaza de Catalunya start a walking tour and follow your guide to the Gothic Cathedral, along narrow streets of the Gothic Quarter, and to Plaza Sant Jaume, site of the city hall and the Catalonian government headquarters. The tour ends at Plaza de Catalunya.
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Take a train from Barcelona and head to the Benedictine monastery of Santa Maria de Montserrat, which is built into the mountain. Many pilgrims come for the statue of the Black Madonna (La Moreneta). Take some time to explore the monastery and its museum, which hosts masterpieces by Dalí, Monet, and Catalan artists from the early 20th century.
For a breathtaking view of the natural beauty of this mountain, take a funicular up to the summit, Sant Jeroni. Breathe the fresh air and admire the fragile and austere vegetation of this enchanting place. Walk along several hiking trails, from the summit station of the funicular to deserted paths, before stopping for a well-deserved lunch in local restaurant. Read More close
As you leave the city and drive toward the mountainous region, admire the evergreen countryside. On the north face of Montserrat, arrive at a charming village that is famous for cattle breeding and cheese production. Here, stop by a beautifully restored, medieval farmhouse to taste local cheeses and wine.
Continue to Santa Cecília, a former Benedictine monastery. Listen to your guide's narration about the monks' heritage—still found in farming ways and gastronomic traditions—and taste locally grown samples that vary by season such as almonds, peaches, honey, or home-cured meats.
At your next stop on the south face of the mountain, walk along olive tree groves and visit a 16th-century farmhouse, an old olive oil mill, and medieval water tanks. Learn about olive oil production and try different oil types before a home-cooked farm lunch. Next, visit a local winery to see the cava production process, from the underground cellars and barreling room to the finished product, and sample 4 types of cava and wine.
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The tapa was born in Andalucia, a Southern province of Spain, but today tapear (going for tapas), is a must-do throughout the mainland with several regional variations. Follow your guide and hear the history of this ancient Spanish tradition.
During your visit to 3 traditional tapas bars, see how each single tapa is prepared daily with local high-quality ingredients and sample a range of traditional Spanish delicacies, including typical homemade croquetas caseras, classic patatas bravas, and chorizo criollo. Enjoy a complimentary beer or glass of wine and a tapas selection at the first venue and discounts on food and drinks at the last 2 venues. Read More close
In advance of your training exercise, you have the opportunity to connect with your coaches online to help tailor the session to your skill level. These coaches have Olympic experience—Nacho Caceres, who ran the marathon in London in 2012 and finished a highly credible 31st, and his physiotherapist and mental coach who helped mastermind the performance—Koen Willems.
With such distinguished coaching available, you reap the benefits of your custom training regimen as you set off in search of new personal bests. No matter what your level, the tips and techniques introduced here will surely help shave minutes off your running times and give you the optimum chance to reap the reward in future races. Read More close
Explore the capital of Catalonia and hop on and off as many times as you want on the following transport services:
- Metro and buses operated by Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB)
- Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat city network
- Zone 1 Renfe Rodalies and Tram
You can also travel free of charge on the public transport services from Barcelona Airport. Collect your card and start saving money. Read More close
Sit back and prepare to take in the breathtaking views of the mountainous countryside as you leave the city behind aboard a 4x4 vehicle. Pass by the charming village of Sitges with sand-washed houses and prepare to leave sea level as you start crossing the shoreline of El Garraf massif. Then feel the sea breeze caress your skin as you head to the vineyard region.
Upon arrival at the grand Can Ràfols dels Caus estate—producing and distributing wine, oil, and almonds—your senses start a new journey. Take in the impressive vista of mountains and vineyards before visiting innovative wineries to learn about growing and harvesting grapes, fermentation, and the bottling process. Indulge in a tasting of the region's award-winning wines before heading back to Barcelona.
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Meet your guide and make your way on foot to the beautiful Casa Ramos, admiring the colors and natural forms adorning the building's exterior as your guide describes the characteristics of the Art Nouveau and modernist movements in Catalonia. A national landmark, this apartment building was used in the filming of the Academy Award-winning movie All About My Mother.
Step into the grand entrance hall and make your way up the stairs, listening as your guide points out interesting details and leads you into the quiet courtyard garden. Enter the apartment itself and marvel at the hand-painted ceilings, patterned ceramic tiles, and marble fireplaces. Wander through all of the rooms before settling down amid the mosaics, floor-to-ceiling windows, and decorative arches of the Arab Room, where an elegant afternoon tea is served and your guide entertains you by playing the piano. Read More close
Start with winetasting in a unique gourmet center in the heart of Barcelona and sample 4 wines from different regions of Spain. With a group of 15 people or fewer, your expert host guides you through the tasting process and teaches you how to fully appreciate the various vintages. Savor every sip as you pair each wine sample with a snack.
Next, your guide leads you through the city center to a nearby restaurant along a majestic street lined by antique shops, art galleries, and bars. Here, in a former delicatessen charcuterie, now transformed into a trendy local restaurant specializing in cured meats and tapas, learn how to pair cheese with wine and discover why certain flavors go better together.
Nibble on tasty charcuterie (cured meats) including acorn-fed Iberian ham and chorizo as well as world-famous Manchego cheese with unique "cristal" bread. This fun and informative lunchtime tour in Barcelona gives you unique insight into Spain’s famous culinary traditions and delights your senses. Read More close
Sit back and prepare to see one of the most impressive living traditions in Catalonia. The arrival of summer coincides with the celebration of customary open-air festivals and one of the most fascinating components is the correfoc. Watch villagers dressed up as devils dancing to the sounds of drums and traditional music while the town transforms into a hub of light and fireworks.
Representing the battle between good and evil, the correfoc is a fiery show taking place after sunset. Listen as your local guide explains the participants' roles and special clothes featured in performances, how they light sparklers and firecrackers, as well as the details behind this unique ceremony strongly connected to the history of the town. Read More close
Receive your wristband at your hotel and begin to enjoy the city’s nightlife. Simply show your wristband at the entrance of any of the participating clubs and get the super VIP treatment you deserve! Try out as many of the big-name clubs as you can handle.
Your wristband grants you access to many clubs including Pacha, Opium, Shoko Lounge, La Terraza, and Boulevard Club. Get your dancing shoes ready because there are plenty of opportunities to hit the floors in some of the best clubs in town.
With the band, you also get a backpack and a handy map that shows the locations of all included bars and clubs, so you waste no time hunting for the best spots. Read More close
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