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Barcelona Highlights

Barcelona Highlights

4.45 hours From
AU$83 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Coach tourCoach tour
  • Duration
    4.45 hours
  • Tour Code
    JUT-18-1295
  • Operating Days
    Daily
4.45 hours From
AU$83 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Coach tourCoach tour
  • Duration
    4.45 hours
  • Tour Code
    JUT-18-1295
  • Operating Days
    Daily
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    ActivityActivity Montjuïc cable car rideAdmission Admission Entrance to monuments includedEscorted tourEscorted tour Tour guide TransportationTransportation Air-conditioned luxury coach

Summary

Begin in the historic centre of the city, then continue to the Olympic Village and the Spanish Village which reproduces the most typical regional architectural styles in Spain. Finish with a ride in the Montjuic cable car.

Meeting Point: Carrer de Balmes, 5 (Barcelona)

Departure Time: 08:45 AM

Itinerary

We will start with a sightseeing tour from the 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 Arc of the Triomf, Ciudadela Park, 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. This point is also the beginning of the famous Ramblas of Barcelona. We will continue the visit driving up Montjuïc where we will make a short stop in Olympic Stadium Lluis Companys. We will continue driving up till Montjuïc Castle where you will enjoy a cable car ride with precious views of the city. The bus will pick you up at the last station and we will continue our Montjuïc visit passing by the sports facilities built for the 1992 Olympic Games: the Lluis Companys stadium, the Palau Sant Jordi, the Olympic swimming pool Picornell 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.

After the visit of the Spanish village, we will leave the Montjuïc behind and go back down to the city centre. 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.                      

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 Ramblas, Cathedral Square, throw the narrow street of the Gothic quarter and plaza Sant Jaume where the City hall is located and the headquarters of the Catalonian government. Our tour finishes at the Plaza de Catalunya, in front of the Hard Rock Café, in the city centre at a 10min walking distance from our office. 

Inclusions

  • Air conditioned motor coach
  • Bilingual guide
  • Entrance fee to Spanish Village
  • Montjuïc cable car ride 

Exclusions

  • Entrance to the Gothic Cathedral
  • Lunch or other services not specified above
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Important Notes

  • From the end of January to the beginning of March (dates to be confirmed) the cable car doesn't work due to revision tasks, this service will be replaced by a tapas tasting in Spanish Village.
  • The stop at Olympic Stadium will be performed whenever there is any event that prevents access to the stadium.
  • We kindly advise you to use comfortable clothes and shoes and come prepared for some walking. 

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