Barcelona highlights

Barcelona highlights tour with José an English speaking local guide.

3h 6 max. English On foot

Get to know the personality and work of Antoni Gaudí, one of the world’s most renowned architects. Explore his most well-known projects, including La Pedrera and Casa Batlló, and discover the Barcelona of his era as well as the vibrant city centre.


Why choose this route?

Provides a general view of the city, including its most iconic streets. - Passeig de Gràcia, Plaça Catalunya and Las Ramblas, as well as the Gothic Quarter.

Passeig de Gràcia is one of Spain’s major shopping areas and a showcase of Modernist architecture.

You will visit the famous Boqueria food market, known as "the cathedral of the senses." Here you will be delighted by the colours and smells.

The Gothic Quarter is Barcelona’s historic centre. Here, visitors can find vestiges from the Roman and Medieval eras.


Tour details

No rush.

You’ll have plenty of time to listen, observe, ask questions and take photographs.

Expert local guide.

Discover the symbolism and history of Gaudi’s work, and feel free to ask as many questions as you like.

Small groups.

Private tour.

Accessible and flexible.

I adapt to the needs to any group, including groups with mobility issues or groups with children.


Description of the guided tour

This circuit is very popular among visitors because it provides a complete picture of the city, prioritising the most important sites with a duration that allows ample time to explore each one while learning from an accredited guide.

It includes several of Gaudí’s main monuments, the historic centre (with Gothic and Roman vestiges), Las Ramblas and many more surprises.

Visitors can also catch a glimpse of modern-day Barcelona, its stores, squares, markets and bustling streets.

The tour begins on Passeig de Gràcia, one the city’s foremost streets and Spain’s second-most expensive shopping areas.

We’ll admire the beautiful architectural design of the buildings, including Casa Batlló and La Pedrera.

Continuing down the street, we’ll arrive at Plaça Catalunya, the city centre par excellence. Here, several metro lines intersect as well as commuter train lines that lead to the airport, the rest of the city and the far reaches of Catalonia.

Next to Plaça Catalunya is Las Ramblas. To walk down The Ramblas is one of the most popular things to do in Barcelona. It is a very lively walkway and a tree-lined avenue with its cafes and shops. Along Las Ramblas visitors can enjoy a stop at the Boquería food market. Where you can find a massive range of products typical of Catalan cuisine, like olive oil, ham, cheeses, fish, nougat, spices, wine, cava and much more. It’s a true explosion of colours, scents and flavours.

The final stretch of the tour passes through the Gothic Quarter, the oldest part of the city. We’ll walk through its maze of alleyways, small squares, medieval structures and Roman ruins like the old city wall.

We’ll explore the history of these places, the legends and what’s left of them today. Please, don’t hesitate to ask as much as you like.

What to know before you go

The Boquería market closes on Sundays.

Meeting point

Passeig de Gracia, 92. At the main entrance of "La Pedrera".

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*Price per group. VAT included.

+34 677 392 517

Included / NOT included

Explanations in English with an accredited guide

Visit to the interior of the monuments

Food and beverages

Insurance

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