Private guided tours in English of La Sagrada Familia, the Park Güell, Las Ramblas and much more, led by a local guide who is passionate about his city and will take you on a journey that you won’t find in the guidebooks.

My name is José and I’m a Catalan who’s in love with his city—Barcelona. After getting a degree in tourism, I began studying history and art history and decided to make a career of all my passions

José, founder of Looking Barcelona and accredited guide.

Make the most of your trip to Barcelona

Often, we forget that travelling is about looking deeper into our destination and discovering the things the we didn’t know before going or even after taking a first glance. If not, we’d just read a guidebook, look on the internet or take a quick trip through. That's why a quality guided tour, like what José offers in Barcelona, allows you to live an experience using your five senses while making the most of our time without having to constantly consult your watch, phone, maps, guidebooks and pamphlets.

Different private tours of Barcelona

Looking Barcelona offers private guided tours of Barcelona, creating a customised, unique experience for visitors. You’ll have the opportunity to walk the streets of Barcelona with a tireless Catalan friend who loves sharing his city and traditions with others.

Top 3 tours

1 Guided tour of La Sagrada Familia

Discover one man’s dream—Antoni Gaudí’s dream. Wander through the inside and outside of La Sagrada Familia, through the surprising life and work of a world-famous architect and discover the symbolism hidden in his work.

2 Barcelona highlights tour

A private, 3-hour tour of Barcelona where visitors can take in the monuments from Gaudí and Modernist Barcelona, the city centre, the Gothic Quarter, Las Ramblas, Roman Barcelona and enjoy the many surprising details of the city’s history and its evolution up to today.

3 A bite of Barcelona

Get carried away on an authentic tour of the city that will stimulate your five senses. Check out intimate cafés and bakeries, small tapas bars and the famous Boquería market, where you’ll sample delicious acorn-fed ham.

Why take a private tour of Barcelona with Looking Barcelona?

An accredited local guide with ample experience

We’ll see corners of the city that don’t appear in the guidebooks and enjoy all the anecdotes that make this city such a fabled and curious destination.

No whistle-stops, no rush

I love an intimate atmosphere, close conversation and taking the time to discover it all. Ask all the questions you like, there's no rush.

No queues, no crowds

Make better of use of your time with quick access to monuments and museums, something you cannot do without an accredited guide.

Customised, personal service

I adapt to the customer, following their pace and interests. What’s more, my tours are suitable for people with reduced mobility.

Fun museum tours

Gothic Quarter + Picasso Museum

Gaudí and Modernism + Pedrera/Casa Batlló/Park Güell

Montjüic Hill + The Fundació Miró

100% Customer Satisfaction

Would you like to know what our customers think about our private tours of Barcelona? Browse through our profile on TripAdvisor and we’re certain you’ll be convinced that Looking Barcelona is the best way to enjoy this beautiful, eternal city. Customers point out the warm and playful personality of our guide, his quality commentary, his command of English and the customised design of the tours.

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