Barcelona private day tour


Tour Number

Activity Level



Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
I have done this tour with clients who use wheelchairs and all the places we visit can be accessed easilly.

Maximum travelers: 4



Spanish (conversational), English (fluent), Catalan (fluent)

Barcelona Roman, Jewish, Medieval, Gaudi, and modern

On this comprehensive and relaxed tour we'll explore the Barrio Gotico, the Born district, the old Jewish neighborhood, the Ramblas and other historic sites in the old town, the buildings of Antoni Gaudi and his contemporaries including the Sagrada Familia, Casa Batlló and Casa Milá (la Pedrera), and Park Guell, as well as taking in the spectacular views of the city from up on Montjuic. We'll stop for lunch to try some characteristic Catalan cooking, and adapt and vary the tour to suit everyone's tastes and requirements.


Depending on where we agree to meet, we will make an outer route by car or taxi to see Montjuic, the Sagrada Familia, Park Guell and the shore, and then mostly walk to see the Gaudí houses, the Gothic quarter with the Cathedral, Jewish quarter (el Call), las Ramblas, la Boqueria market, Santa Maria del Mar, the Born neighborhood and Roman ruins. We can have lunch, from tapas to a local restaurant meal. If you want to visit inside any of the sites I will book tickets in advance so no lines to deal with.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you where you tell me you want to be met.

End location: Wherever you want - back to the cruise terminal, hotel, restaurant or city center.

Duration: 8 hours


We'll travel in my compact Honda Fit Hybrid, which has ac.

What’s Included

Other: All the transportation costs of using my car, but not entrance tickets.
For groups of more than four we will use local taxis, they are handy and inexpensive, and the cost of these is not included in the tour price.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 Euro - Only necessary to pay for lunch or refreshments. Entry to historic sites is separate.
If you chose to use taxis then allow a further 10 - 20 Euros.

What’s Extra

Other: Entry to the Sagrada Familia (15 euros) or the Park Guell (7.5 euros); with reductions for seniors.

A Recent Review of this tour

It's hard to imagine a better guide than Jim D. He is well-educated, well-informed, thoroughly knowledgeable, extremely personable, cooperative, kind and patient. Born, raised and educated in Britain, he has an excellent command of E english. Having lived in Barcelona for many years, he knows the city intimately.
William B.

Read More Reviews For This Tour
Private tour guide Jim

Contact this Guide

Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

Message Jim

Web address (URL) of this page:

Tours by Jim

See more of the tours offered by this guide.

Barcelona overview tour with private guide

Barcelona overview tour with private,...

3-hour introductory drive: Barrio Gotico, Gaudi, Sagrada Familia, Park,...

284 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

3 hours

learn more
The best of Barcelona, Gaudi and the Medieval city with private guide

The best of Barcelona, Gaudi and the,...

The Barrio Gotico, Jewish Call, Ramblas, markets, Modernisme and Gaudi

379 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

4 hours

learn more
Catalonia, Montserrat, Colonia Guell private car day tour

Catalonia, Montserrat, Colonia Guell,...

Private vehicle to Montserrat monastery, a cava tasting in the Penedes,...

650 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

8 hours

learn more
Family and friends day out to Montserrat and Colonia Guell

Family and friends day out to Montserrat,...

Up to seven in a private minibus to explore beyond the city

542 USD per tour

(max 7 people)

6 hours

learn more
Gaudi and Guëll, a private tour

Gaudi and Guëll, a private tour


The palace, the estate, the church and the park built by this unique,...

449 USD per tour

(max 4 people)

6 hours

learn more
Barcelona private day tour

Barcelona private day tour

Barcelona Roman, Jewish, Medieval, Gaudi, and modern

568 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

8 hours

learn more