Placa Sant Felip Neri

Placa Sant Felip Neri: Our most recommended tours and activities

Barcelona: Helicopter, Walking, and Sailing 360º City Tour

1. Barcelona: Helicopter, Walking, and Sailing 360º City Tour

Embark on a tour that starts with a walking tour across the Passeig de Gràcia and Gothic Quarter. Climb aboard a helicopter and take in the panoramic view of the city skylines and the Mediterranean Sea. Then, take a boat ride and get the sea view, witnessing Barcelona from land, sky, ad sea. Meet your guide and walk along the impressive and most important aristocratic boulevards of Barcelona. Admire the luxury stores that line the sides of the streets, and take in the quality of the historic buildings. Witness the Jewels of Catalonia's home-grown art nouveau, modernism, and the later movement. Understand the difference in architecture with works by Antoni Gaudi like the Casa Batlli and Casa Mila (La Pedrera) that are no declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. Continue to the Gothic Quarter and see Plaça Catalunya and the Cathedral tucked away in a hidden corner and Plaça de Sant Jaume to see the imposing government buildings of the Town Hall. Gaze at the palace of the Generalitat of Catalonia, before wandering through the old Jewish Quarter. There, picture the picturesque church of Santa Maria del Pi and down the tree-lined Ramblas on the way to the heliport. Glide up into the sky by helicopter, and enjoy indescribable views of Port Vell. To end this unique experience, board a boat and sail along the coast for panoramic views of the city’s skyline and the Mediterranean Sea, accompanied by your guide.

Barcelona 3-h Bike Tour and optional lunch at Hard Rock Cafe

2. Barcelona 3-h Bike Tour and optional lunch at Hard Rock Cafe

Explore Barcelona by bike with a team of guides that will fill you in on its historic background, and tell you about everyday life in the energetic city. You will see many of its main landmarks on the relaxing 3-hour tour, giving you an overview of the rich culture and diversity of the modern city. Departing from the central Plaça de Catalunya, you will head down the city’s narrow streets using bike lanes and pedestrianized roads, visiting attractions such as the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA), Rambla del Raval, Plaça Reial, Plaça Sant Jaume, Barcelona City Hall, Plaça Sant Felip Neri, Cathedral, and the Roman Walls. You will head down to the beaches of Port Vell and Barceloneta, see the Olympic Marina and Olympic Village, and cycle through the greenery of Ciutadella Park. You will also take in some of the sights of the L’Eixample with its wide Modernist streets and buildings, such as the Sagrada Família, Passeig de Gracia, Casa Batlló, Casa Milà and Plaça de Catalunya. You can then opt to end the tour with a lively lunch at the Hard Rock Café on Plaça de Catalunya should you desire.

Barcelona: Gothic Quarter Guided Tour with Flamenco & Tapas

3. Barcelona: Gothic Quarter Guided Tour with Flamenco & Tapas

Get ready to discover one of the most historic neighbourhoods in Barcelona: the Gothic Quarter, accompanied by a local guide. The evening light also provides it with a magical feeling that makes it even nicer than during the day. Don't miss a chance to soak all the history behind this stones with a guide speaking the language of your choice: English, Chinese, Japanese or Korean. During the tour you will visit the most beautiful places in the Gothic Quarter, such as: Plaça del Rei surrounded by Gothic and Renaissance buildings, Plaça Sant Felip Neri, Plaça Sant Jaume, the seat of institutional and political power, among others. Undoubtedly those places will amaze you. Moreover, in the evening, this 2,000-year-old quarter is much quieter, and there are usually guitarists playing on every corner. After the tour, you will take a break at Los Tarantos, the oldest tablao in town. Whilst there, enjoy a live show as you feel the vibe of a genuine Flamenco performance while enjoying a drink included. Flamenco is one of those memories that you're bound to take home from your trip to Spain, and this is one of the most unique places in Barcelona to enjoy it. Listen to the zapateo, look at the colourful dresses, and hear the sweet notes of Spanish guitars. Finally, take a seat at the unique Plaça Reial and enjoy a complete tapas dinner with all the musts: Iberian ham croquettes, calamari, patatas bravas, and more. All, surrounded by the fascinating arcades and the Gaudí-designed street lamps that make this Plaça an unstoppable stop during your stay in Barcelona.

Barcelona: City Walking Tour and Boat Trip

4. Barcelona: City Walking Tour and Boat Trip

The starting point of our tour is in the Barcelona city centre, at the Square named Plaza Carles Pi i Sunyer. Our first stop will be the Plaza Nova, where you will find the ruins of the Roman Wall and one of the City gates of that period. Next, we will visit the majestic Cathedral of Barcelona with its impressive Neo-Gothic façade. Immersed in the heart of the Gothic Neighbourhood, we will visit the Plaza del Rei. It is bordered by diverse palace buildings; this picturesque square with its typical architecture evokes the political and economic prosperity of medieval Barcelona. After that, we will visit Plaza Sant Jaume, the political centre since the outset of the city’s history and where its most important buildings are located for the Barcelona and Catalonia society: Town Council and the Palacio de la Generalitat (Regional Government Palace). On the photogenic street called Calle del Bisbe, we arrive at the unique Plaza de Sant Felip Neri, one of the City’s most charming Medieval spots. From there, we enter the old Jewish Neighbourhood where we will learn about its interesting history as we stroll along its narrow streets. Our route through the historical City Centre will end at the perpetually busy Plaza del Pi, overlooked by its Gothic Church. Next, we will begin a stroll along Las Ramblas, towards the port; we will stop at each one of the most emblematic places of this famous avenue such as the Boqueria Market, Liceo Opera Palace, La Plaza Reial, etc. Before arriving at the sea, we will discover the first relevant architectural work by Antonio Gaudí: The Güell Palace, a building that has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. At the end of Las Ramblas, the monument to Christopher Columbus is undoubtedly one of the city’s icons; this will be our last stop prior to commencing the navigation by boat. The boat trip by the prestigious nautical company “Las Golondrinas” will have an approximate duration of 1 hour. As we navigate, we will discover the port and the maritime façades of Barcelona. It will be a relaxing ride with unique views of the city and its environment.

Barcelona: Churros, Hot Chocolate, and Games Family Tour

5. Barcelona: Churros, Hot Chocolate, and Games Family Tour

Walk through the three medieval quarters of Barcelona, getting lost in its hidden streets away from the tourist crowds. Listen to the stories your local host has to tell you, as you and your children fall in love with the city together. Walk along the lively Ramblas, before admiring some of the masterpieces of Gaudi and the elegance of Plaza Real. Enjoy the colorful Boqueria Market and taste the famous Spanish ham (unless it's Sunday) while your children enjoy the fun games your guides have in store for them. Following that, walk through the Gothic Quarter, discovering its corners and its passages which are full of ancient stories. Stand to admire every detail of the magnificent Cathedral of Barcelona, and feel the sad beauty of the Sant Felip Neri Square and the passing of time as you look at the Roman Ruins. It will then be time for churros and hot chocolate, as your guides offer you the best churros in town. Following your refreshment break, you'll visit the charming Born Quarter where you will encounter the magical Santa Maria del Mar Church which was built entirely by worshipers. Afterwards, visit the buried medieval ruins inside the antique Born Market. Towards the latter end of your tour, take a walk in the beautiful Ciutadella Park. A green lung in the heart of the Old City with leafy paths, little lakes with boats and ducks, lawns to sit on and relax in the sun, and children’s play areas. Enjoy the city including its art, history, and fabulous gastronomy with your family in a cool way which is engaging for the little ones.

Barcelona City: El Raval and Gothic Quarter Audio Tour

6. Barcelona City: El Raval and Gothic Quarter Audio Tour

Immerse yourself in Barcelona's El Raval and Gothic quarters with an audio tour on your smartphone. Uncover the city's rich history and discover world-renowned landmarks like the La Rambla, Royal Plaza, and Bishops Bridge, while learning about famous residents like Enriqueta Marti and Antoni Gaudi. After downloading the app onto your phone, use the audio guide to begin your adventure at Font de Canaletes, an ornate fountain in Barcelona's Gothic quarter. Listen to facts about this historic landmark before advancing to the next location to learn more myths, legends, and folklore. Stroll through El Raval, once the most densely-populated area in Europe, and the city’s Red Light District. Here, listen to tales of Enriqueta Marti who was wrongly accused of being a serial killer and how Antoni Gaudi, the great Catalan Modernist architect, died tragically in an accident.  Cross over La Rambla into the Royal Plaza and the Gothic Quarter to understand how the small fortified Roman village of Barcino developed into the great city that Barcelona is today. Visit areas that used to house tombs of the dead before continuing to the Cathedral of Barcelona and Bishops Bridge. Continue further to hear Can Culleretes Restaurant’s two origin stories, visit a food market that’s been operating since the 10th century, and discover the location that inspired Picasso’s Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, before finally visiting the Meson del Cafe and the El Peto kissing mural.

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What people are saying about Placa Sant Felip Neri

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Its amazing!!! Great bundle By Helikopter you should not excess 130kg. Unfortunately my partner didn’t make it due to overweight. But thats ok rules is rules.. don’t hesitate to book its breathtaking .. Our tourguide ( he is an architect forgot the name) is so nice…

Very good organization Activities in line with the proposal Very interesting, pleasant and attentive guide Great discovery of Barcelona

At the top To do is complete Very pleasant and competent guide Beautiful morning to discover Barcelona

Great experience and excellent tour guide. Marco was a pleasure to deal With and very knowledgeable

Completo tour, air, land sand ocean! Rs Guide were amazing. Really recommend.