Highlights / General details
We will take you to the sea where you will be able to admire the intense changes the city underwent with the organization of the Olympic Games in 1992. You will drive by the Arc of the Trionf, Ciudadela Park, the Olympic Village, the Olympic Port, the beach and the fisherman’s quarter, called Barceloneta, the Port Vell, Plaza (square) de Colon with its famous Columbus monument, indicating which way he sailed to discover the Americas. This point is also the beginning of the famous Ramblas of Barcelona. We will continue the visit driving up Montjuïc where we will make a short stop in Olympic Stadium Lluis Companys. We will continue driving up till Montjuïc Castle where you will enjoy a cable car ride with precious views of the city. The bus will pick you up at the last station and we will continue our Montjuïc visit passing by the sports facilities built for the 1992 Olympic Games: the Lluis Companys stadium, the Palau Sant Jordi, the Olympic swimming pool Picornell until we get to the Spanish Village. We will visit this charming place where you will admire a collection of traditional buildings from all over Spain, and a demonstration of a selection of the handcrafts made in this country.
After the visit of the Spanish village, we will leave the Montjuïc behind and go back down to the city center. During the drive back to the city center you will be able to admire the Venetian Towers, the Montjuïc fountains, the MNAC and the CC, “Las Arenas” rebuilt over the ancient “Plaza de Toros” (bullrings).
We will arrive at the Plaza de Catalunya, the starting point of the guided walking tour of the old city center. Our guide will take you to the Ramblas, Cathedral Square, threw the narrow street of the Gothic quarter and to plaza Sant Jaume where the City hall is located and the headquarters of the Catalonian government.
Local Guide; Transport by Air-conditioned Coach; Catalan Cava Tasting; Cable Car to Montjuïc Castle; Tasting of 4 Liquors of Montserrat; Entrance to the Audiovisual "Montserrat Portes Endins".
Hotel pick-up and drop-off; Food and Drink, unless specified; Other services not specified; Gratuity.
Hours of operation
Available: Daily (April - October); Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (November - March); Departs at 8:30am.
Approximately 10.5 hours.
This tour departs from and returns to Balmes st nº 5, Barcelona.
This tour is split into two parts to allow guests to have approximately 1 hour, 45 minutes leisure time between excursions.
Please be aware that the tour includes walking tours, comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended.
Correct dress code is requested for entrance to the Sagrada Familia Basilica. No tank tops, strapless shirts, short shorts or sandals will be accepted.
Due to annual maintenance, the cable car will be closed and substituted for an aperitif at the Spanish Village from January 25 to February 14.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**