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The 12 best guided tours in Barcelona

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Barcelona tours to discover the city with professionals

Barcelona is one the coolest cities in the world. Few places combine city attractions and beach atmosphere in the way Barcelona does. Here you will find nearly everything you could dream of and with so much to enjoy, it makes sense to book one or two guided tours in Barcelona to ensure you make the most of your stay in the city.
Think of a place where you can enjoy a Gothic district full of history and magical monuments, a city with one of the busiest and most charismatic streets in the world (Las Ramblas), the birthplace of Gaudi and a paradise for those who enjoy modernist architecture, and a true Mediterranean atmosphere.

Top guided Barcelona tours

Free walking tour of Barcelona historic centre

We start with this option,, with superb reviews and which offers an inexpensive way to enjoy the city. 2 hours to discover the most famous part of Barcelona from Plaça Catalunya till the area close to the Picasso museum. This free tour of Barcelona covers some of the most important tourist attractions in the city.

Gaudi and modernism free tour

This is probably the most popular tour in Barcelona. Gaudi and Barcelona go hand in hand and it is no exaggeration to say that Barcelona could not be understood without Gaudi and his masterpieces. The tour would cover the two top civil buildings from Gaudi (La Pedrera and Casa Batllo, but it will continue with the works from other important architects. You will get to know why this style developed and reached enormous importance in Barcelona, how it contributed to the evolution of Barcelona during the XXth century, and how it has inspired many architects and artists. A really interesting tour… and free!

Private tour of Barcelona

This tour gets excellent reviews and offers the flexibility to visit Barcelona with a local expert guide for you only. The tour can be customized to your taste, and you can opt for a short and an extended version. So depending on how many monuments you would like to visit with an expert guide during this private tour of Barcelona, you can easily decide which version to take. This private Barcelona guided tour has a flexible price too. The price depends on the size of your group. An excellent choice if you want to enjoy a personalized experience.

Park Guell and Sagrada Familia Combo tour

This tour covers two of Gaudi´s master pieces. This guided tour lasts more than 5 hours, and you will enjoying the magical beauty of Parque Guell, and the imposing architecture of La Sagrada Familia. These two attractions are amongst the top things you should enjoy in Barcelona, and they are a perfect match for other tours that cover the area of Las Ramblas and the Gothic district.

Barcelona hop on hop off Bus

A simple way to explore the main sights of Barcelona. The open air, double decker bus used for this tour offers fantastic panoramic views of Barcelona There are two different routes, and a third one is added during summer to enjoy the coast. One of our favorite things about this hop on and hop off bus in Barcelona is that it takes you to places like Poble Espanyol or the Camp Nou (besides many other highlights in the city like Sagrada Familia, Casa Batló or Parque Güell.

Flamenco show in Barcelona

Despite this activity may not fall under a guided tour section, we wanted to mention it since many visitors to Spain believe it is only in Andalusia and Madrid where flamenco can be enjoyed. It is true that the heart of Flamenco is far from Barcelona, but many people from Andalusia migrated and established in Barcelona and there are good shows to enjoy in case you do not plan to visit the South of Spain.

Ebike guided tours with tapas

This is a great guided tour if you would like to enjoy Barcelona by bike, with an expert guide, and end your itinerary with tapas at a traditional tavern where famous artists used to meet and talk.  Riding on the bike gives this guided tour the advantage to be able to cover more things in less time compared to conventional guided walking tours.

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