01. The must-see places in Barcelona (2x4H) - Private Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

108944


Categories

Youth and Family, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
A wheelchair that can be folded up and accommodated in the trunk of a taxi makes it easier to find a taxi. But if you use a Scooter it's necessary to rent a habilitated taxi for this tour. Please ask for prices.
Maybe it will be necessary to extend the tour an extra hour to reach the described places (you can decide it during the tour).

Maximum travelers: 9

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (fluent), Italian (fluent), English (fluent), Catalan (fluent)

All Barcelona in 8 hours in one day or 4 and 4 hours in two days with a private licensed guide


To see those places you can't leave without visiting, I suggest 2 tours of 4 hours each split into two days or in a row (although two days is more confortable):

First - a walking tour though the old town to taste 2000 years of history: the Ramblas; the Boqueria food market; the Liceo Opera House; the Gothic Quarter; the Old Jewish Quarter; the imprint of the Spanish Civil War in Sant Felip Neri Sq; the Cathedral; the Royal Palace; the City Hall and the Government Palace; the roman Temple ruins (1st century BC) + the Montjuïc Hill for excellent views of the city where the 1929 Exposition and the Olympic Games took place.

Second - the "new" Barcelona built starting in the late 19th century: Passeig de Gràcia, the "5th Avenue" of Barcelona, where the wealthy families settled. Casa Batlló & La Pedrera. The Sagrada Familia, Gaudi's masterwork and the Park Güell.

As transport we can use either taxis or a chauffeured vehicle for 4 hours (the latter allows us to get the most out of our tours).

Itinerary

1st tour- walking tour: Ramblas; Boqueria market; Liceo Opera House; gothic Pi Church; Old Jewish Quarter; Sant Felip Neri Square; Cathedral; the Royal Palace; the City Hall and the Government Palace; the Augustus Roman Temple; and other exceptional places that I will keep as a surprise.
Montjuic Hill for the views and the Olympic Stadium.

2nd tour- Passeig de Gràcia: Casa Batllo, La Pedrera; Sagrada Familia (inside but not towers); and Park Güell (inside).

To visit the inside of one of the houses of Gaudí it's necessary to extend the tour one hour - I recommend visiting La Pedrera (cost of the extra hour: 63€).

With a Chauffeured vehicle for 4 hours we see more places: Seafront and the Arch of Triumph.

Cathedral dress code: shoulders must be covered and shorts are not allowed.

How to book it in two different days?
- taxi option, please book my tours 03 and 04
- chauffeured Mercedes option, tours 02. 1 and 03.
The total cost is the same plus entrances and I understand that you want to book the 2x4H tour

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you at your hotel/apartment; at the cruise ship terminal or wherever we agree (as long as it is in Barcelona).
AIRPORT: If you want to start or finish this tour at the Airport, it's necessary to choose the chauffeured vehicle option and the tour will last 7.30h

End location: I will drop you off wherever you want: hotel, cruise ship terminal, etc.
An option is the Downtown, where I will suggest some restaurants to you or some place to visit on your own.

Duration: 8 hours

Tours are conducted rain or shine.

Transportation

Walking through the downtown (4h) and by taxi or chauffeured vehicle through the new city (4h).

If you choose the chauffeured Mercedes for 4h (max capacity: 6 travellers + 1 guide + 1 driver), the cost of the tour would be 830€ instead 530€ (entrances are not considered in these prices) - if this is you option, please ask me how to book it.

What’s Included

Other: My tour guide private services (you are not part of a larger group)
As I'm a licensed tour guide I can explain inside of the monuments and museums.
I will book / purchase the entrances in advance to skip the lines

Estimated Local Cash Needed

35 EUR - per person for the following entrances (we skip the line):
- Sagrada Família: 18€
- Park Güell entrances: 8,5€
- Barcelona Cathedral: 5€
- Hot chocolate & churros (optional): 4,2€

Plus 4 taxis: total 40€ (estimated cost)

Lunch (if we do both tours in a row): 25€ per person

What’s Extra

Other: Transportation: Taxis or chauffeured Mercedes.
The entrances - I will book them in advance and you should note that with the Official Tourist Guide you skip the line.
The meals.

Please write down that the Park Güell entrances are bought in advance by me and should be refunded in cash when we meet. The rest of the entrances can be paid directly in each establishment.

Restrictions

I don't have any restriction.

A Recent Review of this tour

My wife and I took a whole-day (8 hours) tour with Francesc, and we highly recommend this tour and this guide; we both saw and learned so much that we would otherwise certainly have missed on our visit to this fascinating city. As retired teachers ourselves, we appreciated the background and details that Francesc provided at every place; his use of an ipad loaded with historical photos provided a very helpful extra perspective. If you want to really learn, rather than just see, do take this tour.
Richard Johnson

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