Several reasons contributed to Catalonia’s capital city’s popularity as a tourist destination: its exquisite architectural gems, its charming Gothic quarter, the sandy coastline stretching for miles inside and outside the city, the fascinating museums with rich collections and offering professional tours, the Spanish food and wine, etc. Here are some ways in which you can explore Barcelona:
Barcelona Walking Tours
Take the time to discover Barcelona quarter by quarter, street by street, and building by building. The city has so many stories to tell, so many beautiful things to show that you will never regret the efforts you made.
Stop for a delicious tapas meal, or even better, take a walking tour focused on these typically Spanish culinary delights.
Walk on Picasso’s or Gaudi’s traces and admire their artistic genius. Check out the shooting spots of some of the best movies in the history.
Just don’t forget to put on some comfortable shoes and to bring you camera!
Barcelona Hop On and Off Bus Tour
With so many interesting landmarks spread throughout the city, a hop on and off bus tour can be a very convenient solution.
Before you purchase your ticket, you should know there are four distinct bus tours likes operating in Barcelona. Depending on the landmarks you want to visit during that day, pick the ticket you need.
The same pass works for the North and South route and another one for the West and East one. The first one has a supplementary Forum Route (for which you can use the same ticket) that operates every year from March 30th to November 4th. If you decide to buy a 2 day ticket, make sure you use it on 2 consecutive days.
Barcelona Bike Tours
Looking for a different way of exploring Barcelona?
Here are some of the most competitive biking tours you can find in Catalonia’s capital.
You will sightsee the city on two wheels accompanied by a professional guide and other fellow bikers.
You you will move easily through the city and your guide will show its best preserved secrets, its most interesting sides and its most beautiful spots.
Barcelona Segway & Scooter Tours
Are you up for an out of the box experience? Get on a segway and slide you way through Barcelona.
A fan of motor rides? You will find plenty of options that allow you to tour the city on your favorite vehicle. The helmet, GPS and audio guide are included! All you have to do is to push the speed pedal and have fun.
Don’t loose track of the city’s landmarks while speeding up.
Barcelona Electric Cars Tours
Are you an environmentalist? Or you may simply love the small electric cars. Easy to drive and park, they are a fun way to tour Catalonia’s capital.
Rent one for a day and you can see everything there is to see in Barcelona without killing your feet.
After having explored the city in a car, you can choose where to return for a walking tour or a visit.
Balloon Rides & Helicopter Tours above Barcelona
Are you in love with panoramic views and adrenaline releasing experiences? A ride in a balloon is a great way to have both of them.
Rise above the city and admire the view over the coast! Don’t worry, you will be safe as an experience guide will be operating the balloon.
A balloon ride is too much for you, but you still want to see Barcelona from above? Then, maybe you should try a helicopter tour for a change.
Although more expensive than bus or walking tours, they are both worth every single penny you paid.
Barcelona Food & Wine Tasting Tours
Spain is worldwide famous for its culinary delights as well as for its wine.
Whether you want to taste the best tapas in town or you are in love with paella and sea food, you will find the appropriate tour for you.
Moreover, you can take some Spain’s best tastes home with you by joining a cooking class and combining it with a tour or Barcelona’s famous market – La Boqueria.