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Barcelona Highlights
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Duration: 4,5 hours
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Available languages: English, Spanish

Trip Itinerary

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    The walking part

    The first part of the tour revolves around walking, visiting the Gothic Quarter and the Born neighborhood. Next, you’ll have the opportunity to stroll down one of the most bustling city streets that will lead you directly to the cathedral. Devote a few minutes to admire this historical shrine and continue the trip. Observe native residents, their traditions, and the quaint corners of Barcelona.

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    The air-conditioned part

    If long exposure to the intense sun isn’t your cup of tea, you found the right company! The next part of the tour takes place from an air-conditioned vehicle that enables exploring the city's panorama and its highlights in a comfortable manner. You will see the Montjüic Mountain, where the Olympic Games took place in 1992. There, you can benefit from an unforgettable cable car ride. Enjoy your stop in the MNAC viewpoint to take the most appealing photos and adore the city's abundance. This isn’t the end! You’ll see Passeig de Gracia and remarkable Gaudi buildings such as Casa Batlló and la Pedrera on the way back.

Please note that all times are approximate and depend on traffic conditions and guides availability.

The Barcelona Highlights tour begins with a walking tour of the Born neighborhood and the Gothic Quarter. You'll stroll through important streets until you reach the stunning Cathedral of Barcelona. This part of the tour allows you to immerse yourself in the rich history and architectural beauty of the city. Discover hidden medieval places, such as Plaça Sant Felip Neri, Arc de Triomf, and Plaça Sant Jaume, as your knowledgeable guide shares fascinating stories and historical insights.

After the walking tour, the group will board an air-conditioned coach for a panoramic tour of Barcelona. The coach will head towards the Mountain of Montjuic, which played a prominent role as the main venue for the 1992 Olympic Games. You'll have the opportunity to ride the cable car and marvel at the city's panoramic views from the top. The tour concludes with a stop at the MNAC viewpoint, offering one of the most beautiful vistas of Barcelona. On the way back to the office, the bus will drive through Passeig de Gracia, where you'll catch glimpses of iconic Gaudi buildings such as Casa Batlló and La Pedrera

Why You Should Choose This Trip

The Barcelona Highlights tour offers a unique opportunity to discover the city's history and culture. By joining this tour, you will have the chance to explore the charming Born neighborhood and Gothic Quarter on a walking tour, visit the impressive Cathedral of Barcelona, and take a panoramic tour of the city on an air-conditioned coach. The highlight of the tour is a cable car ride that provides breathtaking views of Barcelona.

What's Included and Exclusions:

The Barcelona Highlights tour includes a Montjuïc cable car ride, transportation on an air-conditioned coach, a local guide, and a radio guide system for enhanced audio communication. The tour is conducted in both Spanish and English to accommodate different language preferences.

However, please note that the entrance fee to the Cathedral of Barcelona is not included. Additionally, food and drinks are not provided unless specified. Hotel pick-up and drop-off services are also not included in the tour package.

Additional Information

To ensure a quality experience, the Barcelona Highlights tour has a maximum limit of 20 travelers per guide. It is worth noting that from the end of January to the beginning of March, the cable car undergoes maintenance. During this period, the service will be replaced by the Port Cable Car. Furthermore, the cable car operation is subject to weather conditions, and it may not operate on windy days for safety reasons.

Participants should be prepared for a moderate amount of walking as part of the tour. It is recommended to wear appropriate attire for comfort throughout the duration of the activity. It's important to keep in mind that operator reserves the right to change the itinerary or cancel the tour due to events being celebrated in the city or force majeure reasons.


The Barcelona Highlights tour is an excellent way to explore the best of Barcelona's history, architecture, and panoramic views. With a combination of walking, coach travel, and a cable car ride, participants will have the opportunity to discover the city's iconic landmarks, hidden gems, and stunning vistas. Whether you're a history enthusiast, an architecture lover, or simply looking to immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Barcelona, this tour offers an unforgettable experience. Book your Barcelona Highlights tour today and embark on an adventure through this enchanting city.

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  • Grace profile avatar

    Cathedral interior was beautiful and trip was well organized.

  • Ebba profile avatar

    What a time to be alive, perfectly balanced trip. Walking part was great, but AC in car was a blessing.

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This tour operates on the following days: 1st April-31st October: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday; 1st November-31st March: Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.

Pickup point

Pickup point is Julia Travel office, Estació del Nord, ground floor, platform 19. Please check in at the counter.

Cancellation policy

24 hours free of charge. Less than 24 hours or no show - 100% cancellation fee.

Professional guide

We cooperate with the most knowledgeable and experienced local guides that will happily introduce you to important highlights of Barcelona.


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The tour price doesn’t include any food and drinks, hotel pickup and drop-off and entrance to the Cathedral of Barcelona, Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar & Castle of Montjuic.

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