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W Barcelona: Our most recommended tours and activities

Barcelona: 2-Hour Private Segway Sightseeing Tour

1. Barcelona: 2-Hour Private Segway Sightseeing Tour

Experience the beauty of Barcelona by Segway on a 2-hour private tour of its old and new neighborhoods, including the modern developments built for the 1992 Olympic Games. Following a short training session on the easy-to-operate, self-balancing vehicles, start by riding along the seafront promenade from the Gothic Quarter (Barri Gòtic), and experience the medieval streets before they open up to the sea. Ride under the palm trees of Passeig de Colom, and see the statue of Christopher Columbus at the bottom of Las Ramblas. Next, discover the urban art of Sant Sebastià beach, full of street entertainers and sun worshippers. Admire the yachts and sail boats of the Old Port (Port Vell). Pass the former fishing village of Barceloneta, and learn the dramatic history of the Catalan people and their struggle for independence. Enjoy panoramic views from the ground floor terrace of the W Hotel. Pause for thought in the tranquil gardens and open-air spaces of the Olympic Village. En route back to the meeting point, admire some of the hi-tech buildings and contemporary skyscrapers that are keeping Barcelona vibrant for the 21st century.

Barcelona: Coastal Sightseeing Helicopter Tour

2. Barcelona: Coastal Sightseeing Helicopter Tour

Embark on a round-trip helicopter flight in Barcelona for an unforgettable perspective of the city. Choose between flights with different lengths, each offering unique views of Barcelona’s buildings, beaches, and waters from the sky. Fly over the city and spot white-sand beaches, turquoise blue waters, and picture-perfect panoramic views. Fly through 10 Barcelona beaches and enjoy the views of the city of Barcelona from the coast. Choose a longer flight to take in even more sights, including the World Trade Center, Port of Barcelona, the Colom Statue, Barceloneta, Maremágnum, Olympic Harbor, the Forum, Torre Glòries (Torre Agbar), Riu Besòs and Montserrat Mountain. See the mega-yachts in the harbor, watch as people sunbathe and swim in the Mediterranean Sea, and spot spectators staring up at you wondering how exciting it must be to fly overhead.

Barcelona: 2-Hour Private Boat Cruise

3. Barcelona: 2-Hour Private Boat Cruise

Experience Barcelona's iconic skyline from a unique perspective as you take to the seas on a 2-hour boat cruise for you and up to 10 other passengers. Meet your skipper at the port where you will board your luxury private boat and head out to sea. Upon boarding the boat, enjoy 2 complimentary drinks, with your choice of beer, sangria or soft drinks. Soak up the relaxed atmosphere and chilled music as you admire the skyline and coast before returning to the port. 

Barcelona: Boat Trip, Cable Car Ticket & E-Bike Tour

4. Barcelona: Boat Trip, Cable Car Ticket & E-Bike Tour

Explore the historical center of Barcelona by cool electric bike, a cruise by boat from the Old Port, before boarding the cable car to Montjuic for electrifying city and coast views. Ride to the Sagrada Familia to see Gaudi’s unfinished masterpiece, and the Passeig de Gracia, where some of the best modernista buildings of Gaudi and his contemporaries are found, such as the Pedrera, Casa Batlló, Casa Lleó Morera, and Casa Ametller. At Port Vell, board the boat and sail along the old port and the coast. Enjoying wonderful views of the city from the sea. At Port Vell, hop on the cable car and glide to Montjuïc mountain, riding at a height of up to 330 feet (100 meters) above the port.

Barcelona: City & Seafront Segway Tour

5. Barcelona: City & Seafront Segway Tour

Feel the Mediterranean breeze on your face as you ride effortlessly along on your Segway. Move from one scenic spot to another on the city’s sidewalks and bike paths for maximum comfort and safety. Glide past the sandy beaches and palm trees along the seafront. Learn about the former fishing enclave of Barceloneta and absorb the atmosphere of Port Vell (the Old Port). Venture down the narrow lanes of the Gothic Quarter. Discover the Barcelona of the Middle Ages and Roman era.

Barcelona: Private Segway Tour

6. Barcelona: Private Segway Tour

See more of what Barcelona has to offer by Segway. Get the most out of your tour with a private guide. Complete a short training session on the easy-to-use, self-balancing vehicles and start exploring both the old and new neighborhoods. Go to the seaside and see the old port, as well as the former fishermen’s enclave of Barceloneta. Wind through the enchanting Gothic Quarter, known for its 4th-century Roman Wall and the bustling pedestrian street, Las Ramblas. Glide through the green Ciutadella Park and pass by the towering Arc de Triomf.

Barcelona: 2-Hour Sailing Experience with Refreshments

7. Barcelona: 2-Hour Sailing Experience with Refreshments

Discover the beautiful coastline of Barcelona on a yacht tour. See the Port of Barcelona, Barceloneta beach, the Castle of Montjuic, and the Tibidabo mountain from a unique perspective on the Mediterranean Sea. Set sail out of the inner marina and 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, and see the famous statue of Christopher Columbus. Marvel at the 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, 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. 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 frames the city. Enjoy the sensation of being out on the open sea and feel the salty breeze while savoring some delicious local specialties and Spanish wine or Catalan Cava.

Barcelona: Boat Trip

8. Barcelona: Boat Trip

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city center and see Barcelona from a unique perspective with an adventure onboard a beautiful sailboat. Adapt and customize the tour to suit your needs and create the perfect boat trip for your party, business trip, family outing, fishing trip, or other activity. After meeting at Port Olimpic, chat with the skipper to decide which of 3 routes to take, depending on your expectations and weather/sea conditions. Then board your beautiful sailboat and set sail out into the open sea. Feel free to play your own music on the boat's speakers and choose between the many drinks and appetizers available onboard, or bring your own.  On the first route, head northeast and admire the best of Barcelona's skyline. From the charming former fishing village that is now the Barceloneta neighborhood to the Olympic Village and the famous Bogatell and Mar Bella beaches, there is plenty to admire as you sit back and relax with a drink.  Depending on the weather, stop at Badalona beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in the area, for a dip. You can also ask your skipper to teach you how to sail during the tour.

Barcelona Grand 2-Hour Segway Tour

9. Barcelona Grand 2-Hour Segway Tour

Before your tour begins, you’ll receive instruction on the correct use of the Segway and its safety features. Your guide will also go over the details of the tour. The 2-hour ride begins at the Gothic quarter near the famous La Rambla street. Ride your Segway along Passeig Lluis Companys promenade to the Ciutadella Park. Your guide will tell you about sites along the way, including the Monumental Fountain and the Catalan Parliament. See the Columbus Memorial, and enjoy breathtaking views of the Barcelona skyline from the Hotel W esplanade. Glide down the quay at Port Olimpic to take in the fresh sea air before returning to the tour’s starting point. This is a great way to see the city in a more personal way, experiencing its rich culture and top locations.

Barcelona: 3-Hour Segway Tour

10. Barcelona: 3-Hour Segway Tour

Enjoy a 3-hour Segway experience in Barcelona’s old port, considered the most beautiful spot in the city. You'll see the harbor, Palm Tree Boulevard, the heart of the old port and newer neighborhoods. Make stops to take photos of the most fascinating sights along the way. During the ride, take in attractions such as the Monument to Columbus, the Head of Barcelona, Arc de Triomf, and any more. Highlights of Barcelona on the tour include: Port VellHead of BarcelonaColombus MonumentPark CiutadellaArc de TriomfSagrada FamiliaPort OlimpicBarceloneta Beach

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What people are saying about W Barcelona

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 2,089 reviews

Excellent directions to meeting point - photos made it super clear where to meet. Jorge was super nice and explained everything very well (safety, rules, landmarks) and also pointed out some convenient restrooms before we set out. Great way to start our trip in Barcelona

Excellent tour! A great way to see the city. My husband & I aren’t in the greatest shape and we had no trouble on the bike tour. I highly recommend this fun tour.

Mirko did an excellent job of guiding us through the bike lanes and keeping us safe while showing us some beautiful views and interesting places.

Very good experince for me. The weather that day was a bit windy but still very good.

That was sooo fun! Richard was a wonderful guide! Amazing :)!!!