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Barcelona: 2-Hour Sailing Experience with Refreshments

1. 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 Cable Car Sky Views, Magic Fountain & Castle Visit

2. Barcelona Cable Car Sky Views, Magic Fountain & Castle Visit

Start your tour at the famous Ramblas in the heart of the city centre. Walk through the Old Town and visit the famous Boqueria Market. Pass by the Gran Teatre del Liceu, a finest modernist building and one of Europe's leading opera houses. Have a look at the incredible façade of Palau Guell, where a young Gaudi showed his mastery of light and creating beautiful shapes. Continue your walking tour to discover the Raval, the most multicultural and off-the-beaten-path district of the Old Town. Visit the Rambla del Raval to take a picture with the enormous Cat Statue by Fernando Botero, probably the cutest statue you will ever see. Next, take the Montjuic Funicular and enjoy the breathtaking views of Barcelona’s iconic skyline. Reach the Montjuic Castle to enjoy a private visit just for your small group. Discover how the Montjuic Castle has been a military fortress since its early beginning, witnessing the change of political power in the city. Enter the dungeons of the several political prisoners that have marked the history of the city. Receive access to the Tower of the Castle, where you can admire 360-degree views over Barcelona. Take the unique chance to shoot your best pictures of Barcelona at sunset.  Continue your tour to pass by the Olympic Stadium and the Palau Sant Jordi, famous for hosting the best concerts in town. Along the way, stop at one of the best terraces in the area to savour traditional tapas paired with a local wine or beer. After your break, get ready to assist to the enchanting show of the Magic Fountain constructed for the 1929 Universal Exhibition and was meant to be a temporary installation, but the visitors and the people of Barcelona loved it so much that decided to keep it. Be fascinated by the colourful dancing water of the fountain.

Barcelona: Montjuïc Guided Segway Tour

3. Barcelona: Montjuïc Guided Segway Tour

Starting from the heart of Barcelona, the Gothic Quarter, you'll pass by the seaside of the Old Port. Entering the mountain, dive into the world of nature and magic views of the city and seaside. Passing through the different parks, there are a lot of them, you'll enter the square of Hotel Miramar and the station of the cable car, made especially for the Universale EXPO 1929. At this point, make a stop to enjoy the views and take some pictures. Then, you will go up to the top of the mountain, where Montjuïc Castle is situated 173 meters high above the sea with its fantastic view. On your way back downtown you will still have time to visit the Mirador de Alcalde, where you can admire the city coastline before climbing down the hills.

Barcelona: Walking tour with Montjuic Castle & Cable Car

4. Barcelona: Walking tour with Montjuic Castle & Cable Car

Start your tour at the famous Ramblas, the heart of the city centre. Enjoy this walking tour of the Old Town and visit the famous Boqueria Market, considered one of the best markets in the world because of its modernist design and the richness of products it offers. Pass by the Gran Teatre del Liceu, a classic example of Catalan modernism, as well as the Palau Güell, one of the most stunning examples of Antoni Gaudi’s architecture.   Continue your walking tour to discover Raval, the most multicultural and off-the-beaten-path district of the Old Town, that attracts people from diverse social, cultural, and geographical backgrounds. Visit the Rambla del Raval to take a picture with the enormous Cat Statue by Fernando Botero, perhaps one of the cutest statues you’ll ever see. Take the Montjuic funicular and prepare yourself a bird’s eye view of Barcelona. Enjoy the breathtaking views from the Montjuic cable car as you gaze down on Barcelona’s iconic skyline. At the top of the funicular, you’ll reach Montjuic Castle, enjoying a private visit exclusively with your small group. Explore the military fortress, and enjoy access to exclusive areas, like the building’s dungeons.  Emerging from the dungeons, head to Montjuic Castle’s tower for the most spectacular, panoramic viewpoints of the city — if the day is clear enough, you'll see all the way to the Pyrenees. Afterwards, you’ll head back to the Old Town via cable car, in perfect time to enjoy a delicious meal of tapas — be sure to pick up some recommendations from your guide for the best restaurants to hit.

Barcelona: Boat Trip

5. 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: Magical Montjuic Exploration Game

6. Barcelona: Magical Montjuic Exploration Game

The city game starts at Joan Miró Park. It will take you between 1.5 to 2 hours to complete and you can also explore at your own pace: pause the game and resume anytime from the location where you paused it. You will finish at Montjuïc Castle. As you solve challenges, the story unfolds and exact directions on your phone will guide you to the next location. Ready for an adventure? After your booking, you will receive an email on how to download the game to your phone. You can play on your own, in a large group, or in several smaller groups that compete against each other and meet at the final stop of the game. For larger groups, one person can purchase access for the entire group by selecting the number of people in the group. All group members will be able to download and play the city game on their phones. Alternatively, each person can make their own purchase.

Barcelona: E-Bike Tour to Montjuic & Camp Nou Stadium Tour

7. Barcelona: E-Bike Tour to Montjuic & Camp Nou Stadium Tour

Cruise through the Montjuic district on an e-bike, learn all about the 1992 Olympics, and walk on the Barcleona turf like Lionel Messi. Enjoy an e-bike tour of Barcelona sporting excellence with your local, expert guide. Head for the Montjuic district, home to the legendary 1992 Olympics. Enjoy wonderful views across the city from atop the mountain, and see the ring of facilities used in those famous games. Then its back on the bikes as you pedal towards one of the world's most famous football stadiums: FC Barelona's Camp Nou. Skip the line for a tour of the stadium and a visit to the club museum. Finally, fulfill your footballing dreams by walking on the famous pitch itself.

Barcelona Highlights: Bus and Walking Tour

8. Barcelona Highlights: Bus and Walking Tour

See the most emblematic sights the city has to offer as you start with a walking tour of the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona. Stroll down one of the most important streets in the city until you reach the Cathedral of Barcelona. Walk the narrow streets of the oldest part of the city and discover the many secrets it holds. Marvel at the quaint medieval places hidden to the crowds and learn about their historical significance. Follow your guide to Plaça Catalunya to board an air-conditioned coach for a panoramic tour through the city. Drive through Passeig de Gràcia and admire the most popular Gaudi Houses, Casa Batlló, and Casa Milà (La Pedrera), noticing some of the most important modernist facades as you go.   Next, listen to your guide’s explanations as you drive near the sea to discover the changes to the coastline of Barcelona for the Olympic Games in 1992. See the Olympic Port and the beach and the fisherman’s quarter from the bus, then head to the Montjuïc mountain, the famed backdrop of the Olympic Games. See the Olympic Stadium and ride the cable car for amazing views over the city.

Barcelona: Full-Day Historical and Gaudí Highlights Tour

9. Barcelona: Full-Day Historical and Gaudí Highlights Tour

Take a guided walk through the narrow streets of the oldest part of the city, the Gothic Quarter, and discover the many secrets it holds. Marvel at the quaint medieval places hidden to the crowds and learn about their huge historical significance. Follow your guide through the streets of Born neighborhood, with sights of Santa Maria del Mar along the way. Next, board a bus to start your panoramic tour around the rest of the city. Pass by Casa Batlló and Casa Milà, the Triumph Arc, the Olympic Village, and the Olympic Port. Then, access Montjuic Mountain and enjoy 360º panoramic views of Barcelona. After that, return to the city center, passing through Espanya Square. Admire the magical fountains, the twin Venetian Towers, the MNAC, and Las Arenas shopping center. In the 2nd part of the tour, visit some of the most important works of Antoni Gaudí. First, take a walking tour around the exterior of la Sagrada Familia. Discover its history and the symbolism hidden behind its ornamentation. Head back to the bus and set off for Park Güell with incredible panoramic views of the city. Follow your guide and board the coach again for a short trip to the Sant Pau Art Noveau Masterpiece. The guide will give you an explanation of the exterior of the building, revealing the history of the site, and the ideas of the architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner.

Barcelona Highlights City Tour and Montserrat Excursion

10. Barcelona Highlights City Tour and Montserrat Excursion

Take a full-day expedition to explore Barcelona and Montserrat. Discover the oldest part of the city, take a panoramic tour around the city streets, and head to Montserrat. Learn of apparitions, and the historical significance of the site, before heading back to Barcelona. For the first part of the activity, enjoy a guided walking tour of the Gothic Quarter. Stroll down one of the most important streets in the city until you reach the Cathedral of Barcelona. Walk through the narrow streets of the oldest part of the city and discover the many secrets it holds. Marvel at the quaint medieval places hidden to the crowds and learn about their historical significance.  Board an air-conditioned coach for a panoramic tour through the city. Discover the changes to the coastline of Barcelona for the Olympic Games in 1992. See the Olympic Port, the beach and the fisherman’s quarter from the bus, called Barceloneta. Head to the Montjuïc Mountain, main scenery of the Olympic Games in 1992. Ride the cable car for amazing views over the city. At the end of the tour, you will stop in the MNAC viewpoint to see one of the most beautiful panoramic views of the city. During the way back to the office, the bus will drive through Passeig de Gracia and you will see some of the most emblematic Gaudi buildings such as Casa Batlló and la Pedrera. Check back in again at the office in Estació del Nord before the starting time of the afternoon activity. Meet your guide and come aboard an air-conditioned coach to Montserrat. Visit the Benedictine monastery with your guide and learn about the history and architecture of this beautiful site. Admire the Gothic and Renaissance details of the Basilica and sanctuary. Learn about the legend of the miraculous apparition of the Madonna and Child in the cave of Santa Cova. Then, enjoy some free time to explore on your own. Follow a number of walking trails or shop for some local products and liquors, before returning to Barcelona.

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What people are saying about Montjuic Castle

Angie was the best tour guide ever. She is so kind and also knows a lot of history. She was very informative and told us many stories about Barcelona. We loved every part of our trip. The only downside is we didn’t have transportation back to our starting point or anywhere close to our hotel, so we had to order a cab as we were about 2 miles away from everything! Other than that, everything was amazing. Thank you Angie!!!

Jorge delivered as promised. The atmosphere was safe, the music was mellow and the sunset was spectacular. Jorge did not talk too much, but he answered questions, made the refreshments and piloted the boat very professionally.

It was my first time sailing and I have to say I am addicted now! Jorge the skipper made the experience even more incredible with his great energy, excellent service and attention, and fun vibes music.

Excellent guide Miguel - pleasant company in small group, wonderful views. Worth it!

Very informative, great to learn about the history of Barcelona