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Barcelona Highlights Small Group Half Day Tour with Hotel Pick Up

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    Stop At: Parc de Montjuic, Avinguda del Castell, Barcelona Spain

    Get picked-up by your guide at your accommodation in Barcelona. Once the pick-up is completed, the guide will take you to the first stop of your tour. You will start on the Montjuïc Mountain, from where you will enjoy the superb panoramic views of the city. Montjuïc, originally used as a strategic place to protect the city against attacks, is now home to the famous Miró foundation and the Caixa Forúm. These and other buildings on the hill, perfectly illustrate examples of modern art and contemporary architecture. The Montjuïc also includes examples of town planning and architecture especially drawn for the 1929 International Exhibition.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Las Ramblas, La Rambla, 08002 Barcelona Spain

    Further on, you will head to Barcelona’s waterfront, passing by famous city sights. Drive through Las Ramblas, a very famous avenue, home to many bars, restaurants and shops.

    Pass By: Mercat de la Boqueria, La Rambla, 91, 08001 Barcelona Spain

    Along the way, you may pass by the most known covered market of the city, La Boquería.

    The market offers a great variety of fresh products of good quality. On this market, you can feel the gastronomic traditions of the Catalan people through its colorful and exuberant posts, or learn where the worldwide famous Iberian cured ham comes from.

    Pass By: La Barceloneta, Barcelona Spain

    Pass by the Barceloneta, once the home of fishermen, people associated with the fishing trade and the metal industry, and nowadays one of the city's most visited and popular districts. The neighbourhood, with its narrow, rectilinear streets, was built on a military grid structure to provide accommodation for the former inhabitants of La Ribera who had lost their homes due to the construction of the Citadel Park.

    Stop At: Ciutat Vella, Bounded by Rambla, Universitat, Laietana and Ferran, Barcelona Spain

    Continue the day by making a walking tour through the medieval part of the city. Enjoy a stroll in the Gothic Quarter, known as one of the districts that are part of Ciutat Vella, the old town of the city. In Ciutat Vella, where the history of Barcelona began, you will experience modernity woven with Roman and medieval imprints. There you will learn about the Catalan traditions and Barcelona’s origins, while exploring the enchanting corners, picturesque plazas and the narrow alleys of the Gothic quarter.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic), Mediterranean Seafront to Ronda de Sant Pere, Ciutat Vella, 08002 Barcelona Spain

    Along the walking tour, you will experience the Plaça Reial as a sparkling square with a very warm atmosphere.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: MUHBA Temple d'August, c/ Paradis, 10, 08002 Barcelona Spain

    As you explore Barcelona's Gothic Quarter you'll come across one of the city's best-kept secrets. Inside a small medieval courtyard, the four columns from the Temple of Augustus have survived despite the passing of the centuries. They are more than 2,000 years old, like Barcelona itself.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Barcelona Cathedral, Pla de la Seu, S/N, 08002 Barcelona Spain

    Pass by the Barcelona Cathedral and discover its façade and the combination of Romanesque, Gothic and neo-Gothic styles due to the fact that it was built over six centuries. Funded by donations from the medieval brotherhoods and guilds, the building work in Santa Creu commenced in 1298 and was completed around 1890, following the original plans, in the neo-Gothic style.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Placa Sant Felip Neri, Paseo de Palau Episcopal, Barri Gotic, 08002 Barcelona Spain

    The romantic, slightly faded Plaça Sant Felip Neri is an unmissable corner of the Gothic Quarter. Presided over by the baroque church from which it takes its name, the square features a number of historic elements that make it particularly attractive.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Pass By: Passeig de Gracia, Barcelona Spain

    Along the way, pass through Passeig de Gràcia, with its typical Catalan architecture. The avenue is home to the most remarkable façades of modernist buildings, including Gaudi’s La Pedrera, Casa Batlló and Domènech's Casa Lleó - Morera or Casa Ametller.

    Pass By: Casa Batllo, Passeig de Gracia, 43, 08007 Barcelona Spain

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    Pass By: Casa Mila - La Pedrera, Passeig de Gracia, 92, 08008 Barcelona Spain

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    Pass By: Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, Carrer de Mallorca, 401, 08013 Barcelona Spain

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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    - We will pick you up from any hotel or apartment in Barcelona. Please make sure to include the address of your accommodation when booking.
    - Even if your Hotel is not listed, you can type it down in the field.
    - Pick-up time will be between 8 and 9 am. We will send a message 24 hours prior departure through the booking system to inform you on the specific pick-up time at your hotel as well as the name of your guide and the telephone number.
    Duration
    5h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Hotel or apartment pick-up and drop-off in Barcelona city (between 8 and 9 am)
    • Professional local guide
    • Old Town Walking tour
    • Complete visit to Barcelona’s highlights
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Small Group tour of max 8 people to ensure a personalised experience
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • A maximum of 8 people per booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Marco was a great guide explaining the culture of the past and present of the area. Perfect number of 8 people and plenty of time to rest during sight seeing. I would recommend using a professional tour guide for the best experience

    Thank Shelise B
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Gaspar was an amazing guide for the city of Barcelona and beyond! We saw everything we anticipated and so much more. He was full of knowledge as well as fun to spend our day with touring. I highly recommend the tour and Gaspar as your...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Kristy C
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Our tour guide was Pablo. From his warm greeting at the pickup(on time) to his handshake at the end,Pablo was the perfect host. His English was perfect and his relaxed and informative conversation and commentary were a pleasure.He was so friendly that I was genuinely...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Michael W
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I highly recommend this tour for first time visitors. Our guide Marco was excellent and showed us the highlights of Barcelona. It was a wonderful experience.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Ezabel O
    Reviewed 22 July 2019

    My family (four adults) did the half day highlights tour. It was the best tour we did while in Spain! Joan was our guide. He was fantastic and showed us so much of the city that we wouldn't have known to seek out and/or couldn't...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Ellen H
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    familyfuntrek
    28 June 2018|
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    Response from Zorobal | Reviewed this property |
    HI, unfortunately this is a tour w/o entering any of the sites. You visit them all ( Sagrada Familia, all the parks ... ) but you stay in a "free" zone... Anyhow, I have used this "light" tour just to get a feel of what to... More
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    Kimberly A
    17 April 2018|
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    Response from Zorobal | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Kimberly, I assume yes, as they have said that they pick you up from your location, weather its hotel or something else. during booking process you put in your location's address and later on ( some 48 hours prior the... More
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