Panoramic tour in Barcelona

Three Hour Barcelona City Tour

See Sagrada Familia, Montjuic, the gothic quarter & Passeig de Gràcia

The Three Hour Barcelona Tour is a good option if you are short on time and want to see the most important monuments of Barcelona in a short time span. The tour goes to some of Barcelona's fantastic sigths, like Sagrada Familia, viewpoints on the Montjuic Hill and the beach of Barceloneta.

With a private bus it is possible to cover most of Barcelona's highlights. In just three hours you will see both Sagrada Familia and Gaudi's buildings on Passeig de Gràcia, you will see modern architecture and the marvelous views from The National Palace on Montjuic and you will experience the cozy city center of Barcelona with its cobbled streets and beautiful churches.

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Itinerary of the Panoramic Tour

  • La Sagrada Familia
    The most important monument in Barcelona (stop at the church and walk around the building)
  • Passeig de Gracia
    Panoramic overview from the bus
    1. Casa Batlló (Gaudí's first important work in his own style)
    2. Casa Lleó Morera (Domènech i Montaner's famous corner building on the Passeig de Gracia)
    3. Casa Amatller (Puig i Cadafalchs marvelous house neighbouring Casa Batlló)
    4. Casa Milà (one of the main works by Antoni Gaudí)
  • The city center (Barri Gòtic+Ramblas)
    The bus leaves the group at Plaça Catalunya and picks-up close to the cathedral
    1. Plaça Catalunya (the neuralgic center of Barcelona).
    2. Las Ramblas (the famous pedestrian street in the city center of Barcelona)
    3. Plaça del Rei: The square where Columbus met the king of Spain after the first voyage to America.
    4. The charming medieval quarter (Barri Gòtic) area around the Cathedral of Barcelona
  • Montjüic
    The hill close to the port. We make 2-3 stops here to enjoy the great views and the sites
    1. The National Palace: beautiful building and great views of the city. We get off the bus to enjoy the beautiful views.
    2. The Olympic Ring (made for the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona: The Olympic Stadium and Calatrava's antenna).
    3. Miramar (The best views over the port of Barcelona from the terrace in front of the 5 star hotel Miramar)

This is our suggestions for a three hour city tour. However, if you are looking for something specific which is not in the itinerary we can customize the tour and make changes so it fits your needs

The Three Hour Barcelona City Tour starts with pick-up at the hotel. From here the bus goes directly to Barcelona's most famous monument: Sagrada Familia by local architect Antoni Gaudí. The church is still unfinished (after 130 years of construction work!) but it is still one of the most spectacular buildings in the world, and one of the most famous ones as well ..around 2,5 million people visit the church every year! With our knowledgeable guide you will get all the facts about the church: why and when it was begun, when it will be finished and how it is financed.

After seeing the church the bus goes down the beautiful Passeig de Gracia, famous for the two houses of Antoni Gaudí as well as for the high-end hotels and fashion shops like Gucci, Loewe and Chanel. At the end of Passeig de Gracia lies the circular square Plaça Catalunya, the biggest square in Barcelona, an open space with fountains and sculptures.

At the Plaça Catalunya the bus will leave the group and pick you up later close to the cathedral. This gives you the possibility of a nice stroll through the charming city center of Barcelona. You will walk down the Ramblas, the famous pedestrian street in Barcelona with historical restaurants, theaters and the opera. Next stop is the medieval area of Barcelona, Barri Gòtic, where you will explore the area around the cathedral and plaça del Rei where Christopher Columbus was welcomed back after his first trip to America.

The Three Hour Barcelona City Tour ends at Montjuic - one of the best places to get an overview over Barcelona: here you will get splendid views of the city, see the Olympic Ring (built for the '92 Olympic Games) and see Plaça Espanya from the exuberant National Palace.
Details & prices for the Barcelona 3-Hour Tour
The duration of the Three Hour Barcelona Tour
3 hours (the tour can be customized and shortened to a 2-hour tour)

Prices of the Barcelona Three Hour Tour
Prices start at
16 €
per person for a private three-hour tour to the highlights of Barcelona. with a guide, a minibus and a driver. The price includes all local taxes, a private English speaking guide, a comfortable air-conditioned bus and a driver.

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