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Barcelona: Small-Group Catamaran Cruise with Sunset Option

1. Barcelona: Small-Group Catamaran Cruise with Sunset Option

Discover the beauty of Barcelona on board a small-group catamaran cruise. Relax as you feel the sea breeze and the sun's rays with a stop for swimming during the day, or a magnificent sunset in the evening. After meeting your guide in the exclusive Marina Vela port, board the catamaran and be handed a welcome drink. Find a nice spot to sit in the sun or shade on a vessel that has a maximum capacity of just 30 people. The boat will then set off and leave the port. As you leave the city behind, pass by the famous W hotel and admire its striking architecture. As you head out to sea, listen to relaxing lounge music played on the onboard sound system. Marvel at the views of the Barcelona skyline, including Montjuic, the Sagrada Familia, Barceloneta beach, Torre Agbar, and Tibidabo. Use this opportunity to take incredible pictures, with the sea and city as your backdrop. The cruise will continue to Port Forum, in the eastern reaches of the city. If you have selected the daytime option, the boat will then stop for 30 minutes. You can either soak up the peaceful atmosphere on the boat or go for a quick dip in the sea. If you have picked the sunset option, you will be able to admire a beautiful sunset over the city. The boat will then return to the port.

Barcelona: One or Two Day Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

2. Barcelona: One or Two Day Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

See the best of Barcelona on a double-decker hop-on hop-off bus tour. Get access to two routes with one ticket for a complete sightseeing experience. Take a complimentary map to help you decide where you want to go and enjoy audio commentary. In addition to the open top, the buses also have an electric roof on top for use in the event of rain. The buses are adapted for people with limited mobility and are fitted with anatomical seats and heating on both decks. They also have an attendant aboard to help you with anything you may need. East Route • Plaça de Catalunya • Port Vell • Museu d'Història de Catalunya • La Barceloneta • Port Olímpic • Poble Nou - Zoo • Teatre Nacional - Auditori. • Glories- Torre Agbar • Sagrada Familia Cathedral • Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau • Park Güell • Tibidabo • La Pedrera • Casa Batlló West Route • Plaça Catalunya • Arc de Triomf • El Born- Ciutadella-zoo • Passeig Colom • World Trade Center • Jardins de Miramar • Fundació Joan Miró • Anella Olímpica • MNAC Museo Nacional de Catalunya • Poble Espanyol • Caixa Fòrum-Pavelló Mies Van Der Rohe • Plaça d'Espanya • Estació de Sants • Camp Nou (F.C. Barcelona) • Plaça Pius XII-Palau Reial- Pavellons Guell-Monestir de Pedralbes • L'illa diagonal • Avinguda Diagonal • La Pedrera • Casa Batlló • Plaça Catalunya

Barcelona: 2-Hour Sailing Experience with Refreshments

3. Barcelona: 2-Hour Sailing Experience with Refreshments

As you sail out of the inner marina, you can admire some of the most luxurious, private mega yachts of the Mediterranean sea moored at One Ocean Marina at Port Vell. Then pass by the famous shopping Center Maremagnum built on the dock, see the famous statue of Christopher Columbus, and marvel at the unique World Trade Center building before your ship sets course for the northern mouth of the port of Barcelona. Just before the northern entry of the Port of Barcelona you'll pass under the largest drawbridge in Spain that gives access to one of the most important commercial ports of the Mediterranean Sea. Once you're out of the harbor, the sails are hoisted and you'll sail along the coast of Barcelona, to enjoy the incredible views of the city. You'll be able to see landmarks such as the Modern W Hotel, the beach of the Barceloneta, the Castle of Montjuic, the Olympic Towers, and Sagrada Familia all from a whole new angle. In the background, the Tibidabo mountain frame the city. Enjoy the he sensation of being out on the open sea and feel the salty breeze while savoring some delicious local specialties and a good Spanish wine or Catalan Cava.

Barcelona: 1.5-Hour Vermouth Sailing Tour with Drinks

4. Barcelona: 1.5-Hour Vermouth Sailing Tour with Drinks

Sail along the coast of Barcelona aboard a 12-meter yacht to see some stunning views. Admire the skyline of the city from the sea, and see landmarks like Montjuic, Tibidabo, Sagrada Familia, and Torre Agbar. Meet your crew at the renovated Port Olimpic Moll de Maestral. Look for the red and blue flags and boats named Bombon. Benefit from a safety briefing after check-in, and enjoy a welcome drink. Sail out to sea, sip a frozen vermouth and enjoy complimentary light snacks such as olives, cheese and fuet (cured meat). Whether you are a first time visitor or a professional sailor, this excursion is ideal. Your skipper will be your guide and inform you about the views and points of interest along the way. Relax on board or get the chance to help steer the boat if you are feeling more adventurous. 

Barcelona: 2-Hour Sunset Sailing Experience

5. Barcelona: 2-Hour Sunset Sailing Experience

Sail along the coast of Barcelona aboard a 12-meter yacht as you set sail from the renovated Port Olimpicat at the end of the day, and relax with your family and friends. Meet your crew at Port Olimpic Moll de Maestral by the boats with red and blue flags named Bombon. Benefit from a safety briefing after check in, and then enjoy complimentary drinks and light snacks such as olives, cheese, and fuet (cured meat) as the sun goes down. Whether it's your first time on a boat or you are a professional sailor, this excursion is ideal. Your skipper will be your guide and inform you about the views and points of interest along the way. Relax onboard or get the chance to help steer the boat if you are feeling more adventurous. You can also upgrade your experience by choosing to include live guitar music onboard.

Barcelona: 6-Hour Vespa Rental with GPS

6. Barcelona: 6-Hour Vespa Rental with GPS

Discover Barcelona by Vespa. Departing from the Sagrada Familia, you will be free to go wherever you like. Seek elevation at sites like Tibidabo and Montjuic, or visit the impressive and triangular Forum Building then cruise the University area. With a Vespa the city is yours to discover. Use a simple touch-screen to plan your excursion and enjoy the city in a unique and original way. Have a look at our Tours: Olympic Tour The year 1992 was an important and decisive one for Barcelona. The city opened its horizons and commanded the attention of the whole world. From this moment onwards the city changed its appearance, transforming at the speed of light. Streets, colors, beaches, services - all are still changing in Barcelona, and the tourist becomes the architect. Let this tour enchant you with the views, monuments, and quarters of the city. Above all, you will bask in the contrast between the old city and its modernism. Gaudí Tour This tour is dedicated to the artist from Barcelona who has made this city unique and special. Gaudí is rightfully famous for the incredible harmony displayed in architecture that often features rounded shapes and colored mosaics. Don’t waste time: let’s go! This is an artistic tour that will demonstrate the playful aspects of life and creativity. Beach Tour If the sea and its horizon are an inspiration to you, then let our brightly colored Vespa guide you through 8 kilometers of beaches, green spaces and futuristic places. You will realise that no other city is as multi-faceted as Barcelona! Remember that previous motorcycle driving experience is requested. A deposit of EUR 300 for each rented Vespa is required.

Barcelona: 2-Hour Mediterranean Sailing Tour

7. Barcelona: 2-Hour Mediterranean Sailing Tour

Board the boat at Moll de la Marina, Port Olimpic at either 11:00 AM or 3:00 PM for a 2-hour sailing trip off the splendid coast of Barcelona. With a small group of no more than nine people and a personal skipper, take in the view of the Barcelona skyline from a different perspective. After a short safety instruction from the captain, drop the moorings and set sail from the port. Spot some of Barcelona’s onshore highlights immediately, including the enormous "golden fish" and Barcelona’s twin towers. Sip your complimentary cold drink and a small snack, as the wind slowly pushes your yacht out to sea. Soak in the beautiful deep blue color of the Mediterranean and the sweeping view of Barcelona’s skyline and see, in a glance, how the city developed from the ancient times to today. Weather permitting, drop the anchor and enjoy a short swim. Perhaps you will get lucky and see the local aquatic wildlife, including moonfish and sunfish, turtles, dolphins, and perhaps even whales.

Barcelona Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & City Tour

8. Barcelona Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & City Tour

See some of the highlights of Barcelona as you complete challenges on your smartphone with this interactive scavenger hunt and self-guided walking tour. Use your imagination, logic, observation, and team spirit to solve the riddles. To get started, simply download the app and head to the starting point at Placa de Catalunya (download link and login credentials received after booking). Choose to start your game at a time that's convenient to you. As you explore, you'll solve a riddle to move on to the next attraction along the route. Use the map to navigate to each place and feel free to pause the app any time if you'd like to take a break or spend some extra time sightseeing. Starting from Plaça de Catalunya, visit Palau de la Música Catalana, the Cathedral of Barcelona, the Gothic Quarter, Gran Teatre del Liceu, La Rambla, Güell Palace, the Columbus Monument, the Rambla De Mar, Barceloneta, Aquarium Barcelona, El Cap de Barcelona, and the Picasso Museum.

Barcelona: Ferrari Driving & Jet Ski Experience

9. Barcelona: Ferrari Driving & Jet Ski Experience

Combine the pleasure of driving a Ferrari California with a water-based activity on this combined Barcelona program. Choose a 20, 40 or 90-minute drive with a choice of routes through the historic city. After the drive there’s the option of a sailing or jet ski experience. For the sailing experience board a 40-foot yacht and enjoy a glass of cava or a cocktail during a 90-minute sail along the glistening waters off the coast. Choose the jet ski experience if you’re looking for speed and an adrenalin fix. Head down to the port after your Ferrari drive and steer around the harbor and jump the waves on a 30-minute jet ski ride.

Barcelona Bike Tour: Sagrada Familia and More

10. Barcelona Bike Tour: Sagrada Familia and More

Whether traveling alone or with friends, this half-day bike tour is the perfect way to spend a half day in Barcelona. The tour offers the company of a knowledgeable and entertaining English-speaking guide, the use of a comfortable and easy-to-ride bike, useful tips and advice about what to do and see in Barcelona, a fun and informative outdoor experience, and a chance to meet other travelers. You will tour at an easy pace that is suitable for all ages and anyone who can ride a bike. There aren’t any hills and you will make stops every few hundred meters to take photos at points of interest, plus, hear the fascinating history of Barcelona from your enthusiastic guide. See the medieval heart of the city and the Gaudi buildings of the 19th-Century expansion. Ride through the green Parc de la Ciutadella, and pop down to the beach. End your tour with a great orientation of the city, and a feeling that you have gotten to know Barcelona like an old friend, while enjoying a fun, entertaining, and social experience.

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What people are saying about La Barceloneta

I recommend this activity. The hosts are very nice and friendly. They take your picture. They are listening. They are great. Very easy path to access, the guide is top notch. The boat is magnificent. In short, a very nice experience. I recommend with eyes closed

Was a very nice 2 hour sailboat ride with a great view of the entire Barcelona coast. Jorge was a great skipper and would recommend this to everyone!

We were celebrating a hen do party and the experience was exceptional, good music in the background and cold drink, we couldn't ask for more! ;)

Fabulous experience, Jorge was such a great hose, enjoyed every minute, will definitley book again next time we visit Barcelona

Raiza and the other captain were absolutely wonderful. the whole trip was awesome!