Daily at 10 am & 12:30 pm
5 hours approx.
English
  • All Barcelona Highlights Tour
  • All Barcelona Highlights Tour
  • All Barcelona Highlights Tour
  • All Barcelona Highlights Tour
  • All Barcelona Highlights Tour
  • All Barcelona Highlights Tour
  • All Barcelona Highlights Tour
  • All Barcelona Highlights Tour

All Barcelona Highlights Tour

Overview

Overview

Discover the very best of Barcelona in a 5 hours tour. Get an overall picture of Barcelona’s multiple personalities starting with the genius Gaudí. You will have fast track entrance to Sagrada Família, drive along the waterfront, say hello to Columbus Monument, stop for spectacular views in Montjuic hill and visit Poble Espanyol – The Spanish Village – where you will have about 45 minutes to have lunch and wonder around.

Tour Details

  • When: Daily at 10 am all year round and 12:30 pm from 1 April to 1 November
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Language: English
  • Price includes: Includes entrance fee to Sagrada Família (worth 15 €) and Poble Espanyol (worth 12 €).
  • Transport: Comfortable roomy air-conditioned private bus.
  • Itinerary: Plaça Catalunya > Passeig de Gracia with Gaudí Houses (Façade of Casa Batlló and la Pedrera) > Eixample > Sagrada Família (guided visit + free time) > Arc de Triomf > Old Port> Colombus Monument > Gothic Drassanes (shipyards) > World Trade Center > Montjuic Hill (Miramar Look-out) > Olympic Ring > Poble Espanyol with about 45 min. free time for lunch > return to Plaça Catalunya

Why do our customers book this tour?

  • Fast track entrance to the Sagrada Família and Poble Espanyol
  • The tour is only in English making it easier for you to follow the whole story
  • It is the easiest way to get a panoramic overview of the city, see Montjuïc Hill and Poble Espanyol

What's included

  • Entrance tickets and fast track to Sagrada Família and Poble Espanyol
  • Roomy and air conditioned bus with big windows
  • Free time in both Sagrada Família and Poble Espanyol

What's not included

  • Access to the towers in Sagrada Família.
  • Food and drinks. There is water available in the bus for 1 €
  • Hotel pick up. Departure point is in Plaça Catalunya, the center of Barcelona and with very good communications, near la Rambla, Gothic Quarter and Passeig de Gràcia.

Please note

  • This tour involves some light walking.
  • This is not a wheelchair accessible vehicle. However, if you have limited mobility (i.e. you can get on and off the coach) we can take your wheelchair with us.
What will I see?

What will I see?

Passeig de Gràcia

This broad elegant avenue was built for and by the wealthy Barcelonans and they have never left; luxury and design shops line the street along with major banks and the stock exchange, as well as a myriad of over 100 year old grand buildings:

  • Gaudí monuments: La Pedrera & Casa Batlló. Both façades are outstanding, with the wavy shapes in la Pedrera and the colourful dragonskin of Casa Batlló.
  • Block of discord. Gaudí was not the only modernista architect, and in passeig de Gràcia you will be able to see the main architects showing their best: Domènech i Montaner with Casa Lleó Morera and Puig i Cadafalch with Casa Amatller.

Sagrada Família

The jewel in the crown of Gaudí’s works, still being built, 2026

  • Each façade explains a chapter of Jesus’ life. You will walk in through the Birth Façade – look closely, the whole nativity is represented there. At the other side of the basilica is the Passion Façade, representing the stages before Jesus died.
  • The basilica. There are no words to describe the first time you enter the Sagrada Família. The curved columns resembling trees, the light that dances and plays across the hall in a constant change of colors. Just wait and see!

Waterfront

Barcelona looks out to the sea with a that is the first thing you will see when driving along the waterfront. Take special attention to the Old Port, Barceloneta neighborhood and some amazing historical buildings like the Gothic Shipyards (Drassanes).

  • Old Port
  • Columbus Monument

Montjuïc Hill

Enjoy spectacular views with the whole city at your feet. You will see how Barcelona is surrounded by mountains and looks out to the sea at the Mayor’s lookout in Montjuïc Hill

Poble Espanyol

Are all Spanish towns the same? You can see the amazing diversity at this open air museum that was built in 1929 and has replicas of streets, squares and buildings from around the country.

  • Don’t miss the artists and craftsmen! You can watch them at work, synthesizing traditional crafts with modern design: glass, ceramics, jewellery, fabrics, etc.

There are also many bars and restaurants, you will have about 45 minutes to wonder around and have lunch.

What to expect

What to expect

Schedule

There are 2 possible tours:

  • Morning: Starts with Sagrada Familia at 10 AM + Montjuic & Poble Espanyol at noon
  • Afternoon: Starts at 12h30 with Montjuic & Poble Espanyol – consider you will have time for lunch – and at 3:15 pm you will set towards Gaudí and Sagrada Família. In this case you can stay as long as you like at the Sagrada Família and there are normally less people than in the morning.

Itinerary

Gaudí & Sagrada Família:

  • Departure point in Plaça Catalunya, in front of Hotel Olivia Plaza
  • Passeig de Gràcia
  • Gaudí houses: Casa Batlló and la Pedrera
  • Eixample – the expansion district
  • Sagrada Família: guided visit of the exterior and interior + free time

Montjuïc views & Poble Espanyol

  • Arc de Triomf
  • Waterfront: Port beaches and Old Port
  • Columbus Monument
  • Montjuic Hill – Mirador de l’alcalde (Mayor’s lookout)
  • Poble Espanyol – guided visit + 45 minutes free time to wonder around and have lunch
  • End of tour and return to Plaça Catalunya

Will I have free time?

Yes, we balance the tour with some free time in Sagrada Família and we give 45 minutes at Poble Espanyol, so you have time to wonder around and have lunch

Guide

Discover Barcelona by the hand of a friendly and knowledgeable guide.

Driver

Enjoy the peace of mind of being driven by a professional driver, who will take care of your safety and will adapt the pace of the tour so you have time to look out and take pictures.

Coach

Discover the city from a roomy and air conditioned bus with big windows – great for pictures!

  • This is a new bus. It is comfortable and also has a low emissions engine. This means we help reduce the air pollution in Barcelona and reduce the CO2 climate change emissions.

How large is the group?

The absolute maximum is 40 people.

Will I hear the guide easily?

Yes, we use a radio-guide whisper system. You will listen to the guide directly from your earphones.

  • This is also a neighbor-friendly measure. We are not loud but talk softly through the radio-guides.

Additional information

  • Secure and easy booking
  • Instant confirmation
  • All departures are guaranteed

You don’t need to print your voucher.

Departure point

Departure point

The tour will start from plaça Catalunya, in front of Deutsche Bank and Hotel Olivia Plaza. Please arrive 15 minutes before departure time. Look for the orange umbrellas!

Reviews

Reviews

Check our reviews and see what our customers say about this tour.

Posted by Castlerob - 09 Mar 2016

"Barcelona City Tour" 5/5 stars

Took the complete Barcelona City Tour on March 8, 2016, I highly recommend this tour to anyone that wants to see as much of Barcelona in a short amount of time. (We only had a couple of days here.)

Our guide, Mariona, was knowledgeable, funny and charming. Her knowledge of the history of all the areas that we went was excellent.

Very professional, ran according to schedule.

Visited March 2016. Reviewed on tripadvisor by Castlerob from Texas, USA

Posted by Roger W - 28 Dec 2015

'Barcelona Highlights' 5/5 stars

We have to commend Barcelona Guide Bureau and their guide, Laura, for providing us with a wonderful day touring Barcelona. We took the tour that combined a visit to Sagrada Familia with a tour of the City. The five hour tour was excellently managed as we arrived at Sagrada Familia early in the day when picture taking was perfect. The later tour of the City provided an excellent overview of Barcelona. Our guide Laura was excellent. She combined terrific local knowledge with a wonderful sense of humor to keep us interested and involved throughout the tour. She is also an excellent picture taker, so be sure to ask her to take a family picture in front of some sight. :-)

Visited December 2015. Reviewed on tripadvisor by Roger W from California, USA

Posted by Jeff W - 01 Nov 2015

“Outstanding Sightseeing Tour” 5/5 stars
We did the Barcelona Highlight Tour and it was outstanding. The tour was on time the entire day, the bus was clean, the driver was safe and courteous,but most importantly, our Tour Guide, Oliver, was wonderful. He spoke perfect English, was extremely knowledgable about all of the attractions that we visited, he was funny, however the reason he was so good was due to his pride and passion for his city. This was the reason we enjoyed the tour as much as we did.

Visited November 2015. Reviewed on tripadvisor by Jeff W from Illinois, USA

Posted by FF13 - 26 Oct 2015

“The Way to Go!” 5/5 stars
We signed up for the All Barcelona Highlights Tour which was a 5 hour shared motor coach tour of all of the must-see attractions in and around Barcelona. Since this was our first full day in the city, we felt that this was the way to go to get a feel for the city and its highlights. We weren't disappointed.
We saw the Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, the waterfront, the Spanish Village, and Montjuic Hill among others. Our tour guide was excellent and she shared many interesting facts and stories during the tour. We would definitely recommend this tour.

Visited October 2015. Reviewed on tripadvisor by FF13 from Maryland, USA

Posted by DrMike1 - 23 Sep 2015

“Barcelona Highlights Tour: excellent” 5/5 stars

50% Familia Sagrada (Gaudi Cathedral), 50% other highlights of south-central Barcelona, including stopping at Montjuic Hill (a lookout photo-op) and Poble Espanyol (a shopping center featuring virtually all types of architecture from around Spain), with drive-bys of other Gaudi houses, Arc De Triomf, and many other major sights. The guide spoke decent English and kept excellent track of the attendees. Time well-managed. Highly recommended!

Visited September 2015. Reviewed on tripadvisor by DrMike1 from Wisconsin, USA

Posted by Pat S - 23 Aug 2015

"Great introduction to Barcelona" 5/5 stars

We took the Barcelona highlight tour which included a tour of inside Sagrada Familia! We got priority entry and a guide who was very knowledgable and had personal experience with the church since childhood. The guides spoke English very well, were very knowledgable about the sites we saw and were very friendly and open to questions. We liked the tour so much we have booked another tour with them to Montserrat

Visited August 2013. Reviewed on tripadvisor by Pat S from New Jersey, USA

Posted by MargotDH - 20 May 2015

"Very Good Tour – Barcelona Highlights" 4/5 stars

The tour was well planned and organized at a very convenient location. We began with the tour of La Sagrada Familia with Aida. She provided us with an excellent history of the basilica, Gaudi and his life as well as pointing out the essential interpretation of his architecture. We had some free time at La Sagrada Familia before heading out to see the rest of the city. I especially enjoyed Monjuic and the views of the city and visiting the Spanish Village. This is a perfect tour to understand the basics of Barcelona with a very competent tour guide.

Visited May 2015. Reviewed on tripadvisor by MargotDH from Maryland, USA

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