In Barcelona, history and traditions go hand in hand with emerging fashion and new trends in cuisine, culture and art. Discover Barcelona's Highlights and choose between our various ticket options.
All our ticket options include the Barcelona Highlights Tour with cable car. Choose from the below ticket options and combine your Highlights Tour with an Artistic Gaudi Tour or a trip to Montserrat with a rideon a Cog-Wheel Train!
We will start with a sightseeing tour by bus that will take you up the elegant Passeig de Gràcia, where you will see the most famous Gaudi houses, Casa Batlló and La Casa Mila (La Pedrera) as well as other majestic buildings of the Modernism era.
We will take you to the sea where you will be able to admire the intense changes the city underwent with the organisation of the Olympic Games in 1992. You will drive by the Olympic Village, the Olympic Port, the beach and the fisherman’s quarter, called Barceloneta, the Port Vell, Plaza (square) de Colon with its famous Columbus monument, indicating which way he sailed to discover the Americas. We will continue the visit driving up Montjuïc where you will enjoy a Cable Car ride with precious views of the city. The bus will pick you up at the laststop and we will continue our Montjuïc visit passing by the sports facilities built for the 1992 Olympic Games until we get to the Spanish Village. We will visit this charming place where you will admire a collection of traditional buildings from all over Spain, and a demonstration of a selection of the handcrafts made in this country.
During the drive back to the city centre you will be able to admire the Venetian Towers, the Montjuïc fountains, the MNAC and the CC, “Las Arenas” rebuilt over the ancient “Plaza de Toros” (bullrings).
We will arrive at the Plaza de Catalunya, the starting point of the Guided Walking Tour of the old city centre. Our guide will take you to the Gothic Cathedral, through the narrow street of the Gothic quarter and to Plaza Sant Jaume where the City hall is located and the headquarters of the Catalonian government.
Combine the Highlights Tour with this Artistic Tour of Barcelona which will take you to the Sagrada Familia (Holy Family) Basilica, Gaudi's unfinished masterpiece which is Barcelona's most famous landmark. The guide will take you on a walking tour of the exterior of the Sagrada Familia, to admire the richly and symbolically decorated facades, where vaults reach up to seventy meters.
Next you will discover Gaudi's bizarre Park Güell which has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.The tour continues to Passeig de Gràcia to see Gaudi's famous apartment buildings la casa Mila “La Pedrera” and Casa Batlló.The tour ends near the Casa Milà “la Pedrera” at c/ Provença 261-265.
Departure Time Highlights Tour: 8.45am.From 1st April 2019 the new departure time will be 08.15am
Departure Time Artistic Gaudi Tour: 3.30pm.
Please be at meeting point 15 mins before both departure times.
Duration: Approx. 10& 1/4hours.
Meeting Point for both tours: Balmes, 5 (Barcelona).
Please find below a link to a map of the meeting point;
Note: From 2nd of November to 31st of March we will visit the Park Güell before the Sagrada Familia.