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  1. Spain
  2. Catalonia
  3. Barcelona
  4. Gothic Quarter Barcelona

Barcelona: Full-Day Historical and Gaudí Highlights Tour

Product ID: 23753
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Experience the many facets of Barcelona – its art and architecture, the faces of the antique and modern, in an eclectic full-day tour on foot, by bus, and from the heights, from the center to the sea. Book an optional lunch with the tour.
About this activity
Duration: 10.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Explore the many facets of Barcelona's historic, and modern architecture
  • Discover the mysteries of the Gothic Quarter and cathedral
  • Enjoy panoramic aerial views atop Montjuïc Hill and by cable-car
  • See the Olympic Port and Stadium grounds on the Barcelona seaside
  • View regional building styles in the Expo 1929's Spanish Village
  • Stroll through Gaudi's bizarre Parc Guell
Full description
Start off with a guided walking tour through the small and narrow streets of the Gothic Quarter, the oldest part of the city. Here you will explore Las Ramblas, Cathedral Square and the old Jewish Quarter. You will be given some free time to visit the cathedral by yourself.

Later hop on a panoramic bus tour around the rest of the city. Take in Gaudí’s legacy on Passeig de Gràcia where two of his most important buildings, Casa Batlló and Casa Milà “la Pedrera”, are located. Other highlights include the Arc de Triomf, Olympic Village and Olympic Port.

Next, take a trip to the area of Montjuïc, the main setting for the 1992 Olympic Games. Enjoy panoramic views of the city from Montjuïc’s cable cars after seeing the Olympic Stadium in the bus. A trip to Montjuïc Castle will follow, dating back to 1640 making it the oldest fortress in the city.

From the bus, check out the magical fountains, twin venetian towers, MNAC and Las Arenas shopping center set in an old bullring. The tour will end in front of the Hard Rock Café in Plaza Cataluña.
  • Air-conditioned motor coach
  • Bilingual official guide
  • Radio guide system
  • Entrance fee for Montjuïc Castle
  • Montjuïc cable car
  • Guided walking tour of the Park Güell with entrance
  • Guided walking tour of the outside of the Sagrada Familia
  • Guided walking tour of the Passeig de Gràcia (Casa Milà “La Pedrera” and Casa Batlló)
  • Lunch (if option selected)
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drink
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Entrance to Sagrada Familia
  • Entrance to Casa Batlló and Casa Milà “La Pedrera”

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Julia Travel Office, Balmes 5, Barcelona Please be in the office 15 minutes before the tour departs.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Please note that the tour includes walking; it is recommended to wear comfortable clothes and shoes and to be ready for some walking
• For your comfort, a radio-guide system is offered for tours of more than 5
• Please note that the itinerary is subject to change due to events being celebrated in the city (demonstrations, sport events, cultural events, official acts, and public works)
• The duration of the tour includes round trip transportation to and from the destination
• Please remember to request changes to the regular menu due to food intolerances when making your reservation
• If the local partner is not informed in advance, they bear no responsibility for not being able to accommodate your requirements
• From the end of January to the beginning of March, the cable car is under maintenance; this portion of the tour will be replaced by an appetizer at the Montjuïc Castle
Customer reviews
Overall rating
3.3 / 5
based on 3 reviews
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Julia Travel Gray Line Spain

Product ID: 23753