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  • Private Highlights of Barcelona
  • Private Highlights of Barcelona
  • Private Highlights of Barcelona
  • Private Highlights of Barcelona
  • Private Highlights of Barcelona
  • Private Highlights of Barcelona

Private Highlights of Barcelona



Are you in Barcelona for a short stay? This is the ideal way to get an overview of what the city has to offer.

Tour Details

  • Duration: 4 hours approx.
  • Time: Choose the hour and pick you up at your hotel or wherever suits you.
  • Guide: friendly, licensed and knowledgeable in the language of your choice guide.
  • Transport: Sedan De-luxe, Minivan or private bus depending on people.
  • The price includes: Licensed guide, transportation and tickets for Sagrada Familia (2 people).
  • Itinerary: Our guide will best suit your requirements. We suggest: Montjuïc> Olympic Stadium> Mayor’s Lookout (Mirador de l’Alcalde)> Columbus Monument> Old Port> Paseo de Gracia> Sagrada Familia
What to expect

What to expect

A panoramic visit of the key places to give you a glimpse of Barcelona‘s multiple personalities: Mediterranean, scientific, multicultural, fun loving, musical, Olympic… home to the seafarer, intellectual, designer, historian, football lover, night owl…

The order of your tour is flexible; it can vary according to your preferences, the starting and finishing place, and the state of the traffic or even the weather. Discover curiosities and little known details about Barcelona’s famous sites; with the options we offer you will get an overall view of Barcelona’s multiple personalities.

Montjuïc Hill: Urbanized for the International Exhibition of 1929, Montjuïc is both a cultural attraction, Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (MNAC), Fundació Miró, the German Pavilion (Mies Van der Rohe), and a sportive one, the Olympic Ring.

Olympic Stadium: the nerve centre of the Olympic Games, along with St. Jordi Pavilion, Picornell swimming pools, the University of Sport, Calatrava Communications Tower, etc.

Mirador de l’Alcalde (Mayor’s Lookout): this balcony over the Mediterranean offers a superb panoramic view over the whole city and port. There is a monument here dedicated to the typical Catalan dance, the Sardana.

Columbus Monument: between La Rambla and the sea beside the medieval Drassanes, which houses the Maritime Museum, the Columbus column was built to commemorate Columbus’ return from America.

Old Port: We will show you the seafront, which has been converted, into a popular city port near the city centre. There are attractions such as the Aquarium, restaurants, nightclubs and shops.

Passeig de Gracia: this beautiful central boulevard is known for its luxury and design shops and famous international brands. Among several Modernist buildings we find two houses by Gaudí: Casa Batlló and Casa Milà or “La Pedrera”.

The Sagrada Familia: unfinished temple of the genius architect Antoni Gaudí, who dedicated the latter part of his life to this work, synthesis of his overall conception of architecture. The richness of detail and its significance need explaining in order to appreciate this fascinating and extraordinary building in full. To visit the interior a reservation is needed.



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

Posted by Goldman - 17 Aug 2016

Airport transfer driver extremely patient given our heavily delayed arrival; waited nearby as we checked into hotel; timing actually turned out to be ideal given that Monica was arriving at 4 p.m. which gave us 30 minutes to freshen up and still get to the Gaudi site.Monica … lovely and amazing; skillfully navigated the huge crowds at the Sagrada Familia and made a special effort to establish a connection with each one of us. Guell Park was an unexpected treat — and Monica indulged us with some great family photos. Dinner at Vigo was perfect; very friendly staff and a nice intro to the local cuisine. Tour of the Boqueria Market and the Gothic quarter was fabulous; Monica selected a few special food stands and retail shops which we never would have discovered on our own (especially handmade candles and hard candies). The Picasso Museum was expectedly packed but, again, Monica’s familiarity with the layout and her great sense of art history allowed her to lead us in all of the right directions with ease. She suggested our lunch spot (Cafe del Fin) on the Ramblas, which served amazing tomato bread. The concierge booked dinner for us that evening at Divinus, which was a nice walk but not particularly noteworthy in terms of dinner fare. Our final walking tour with Monica was to the waterfront — the Aquarium was a huge hit with Kitty and Amanda, as expected. We said farewell there and ambled on our own to the nearby (topless) beach, later meeting up with Hope for dinner at a restaurant Jim discovered — Agust Gastrobar. Absolutely breathtaking food, service, and ambience. A must for dinner!
Our one regret is that we did not give the driver more who picked us up from the airport in Barcelona and (unexpectedly to us) continued on as our driver with Monica for the early evening. If you are able to identify him, we would be happy to send something along.)

Visited July 2016
Reviewed by Goldman Family

Posted by D L - 21 Sep 2015

“A tour through the eyes of one who's passion is palpable” 5/5 stars

Our smartest decision in planning a visit to the Basilica of the Sagrada Familia was to hire a private tour guide, Arantxa Sauca, through Barcelona Guide Bureau. Arantxa tailored the tour to our needs and interests, and without rushing us, pointed out amazing aspects of the Sagrada Familia that only a native might know. Arantxa's passion for, and extensive knowledge of, this Catalan treasure gave us a better appreciation for not only the Basilica, but what the process has meant to the people of Barcelona. We felt this tour was the most valuable thing we did in Barcelona. THANK YOU Arantxa Sauca!!

Reviewed on tripadvisor by D L from Connecticut, USA

From 570€