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Barcelona: Palau de la Música Self-Guided Tour

1. Barcelona: Palau de la Música Self-Guided Tour

Enjoy a self-guided tour of the Palau de la Música, one of Barcelona’s most emblematic buildings. Follow an informative brochure and venture deep into this jewel of Barcelona Modernism. Located in the heart of the city, just minutes from Las Ramblas and Plaza Catalunya, this concert hall is a temple of decorative refinements. Begin your tour in the foyer and continue to the grand staircase to marvel at the ornate flowers and flags that adorn it; be amazed by its detail, built from a range of materials including iron and glass. Next, visit the Lluís Millet Hall and glimpse the large balcony with columns that symbolise nature with flowers of every kind. Finally, be dazzled by an explosion of colors, shapes, and light as you enter the Concert Hall. From the second floor you will have the chance to admire the impressive light source up close. Enjoy a beautiful live piano or organ recital to round off your visit.

Palau de la Música Guided Tour

2. Palau de la Música Guided Tour

Enjoy a guided tour of one of Barcelona’s most emblematic buildings on an exclusive 45-minute guided tour of the Modernist Palau de la Música Catalana. Located in the heart of the city, just minutes from Las Ramblas and Plaza Catalunya, the Palau is a temple of decorative refinements.  Your tour starts in the Rehearsal Hall of the Orfeó Catala, where the foundation stone was laid in 1905, and where the choir rehearses regularly as it has done for more than 100 years. Continue to the grand staircase to marvel at the ornate flowers and flags that adorn it. Built from a range of materials, including iron and glass, the detail never ceases to amaze.  Next, visit the Lluís Millet Hall and glimpse the large balcony with columns that symbolize nature with flowers of every kind. Finally, be dazzled by an explosion of colors, shapes, and light as you enter the Concert Hall. Your guide will take you to the 2nd floor to get close to the great skylight, where you can admire the impressive light source up close.  To end, the Palau’s organ will accompany you on a short musical journey.

Barcelona: Gran Gala Flamenco Show Entry Ticket

3. Barcelona: Gran Gala Flamenco Show Entry Ticket

Witness a flamenco performance in the heart of Barcelona. The most widely seen staging of flamenco in the city, this celebrated show has been running for 18 years. Marvel at this art form with an entry ticket to the show at one of two iconic venues: Palau de la Música Catalana or Teatre Poliorama. Discover all that Flamenco has to offer through this performance. With castanets, dress train sweeps, fans, and sensual costumes, Gran Gala Flamenco includes all of the typical elements of Flamenco that you would expect, all accompanied by original music. Sit back and admire the skill of the dancers with choreography by some of the most renowned Catalan and Spanish dance companies. The artistic director is the acclaimed guitarist Juan Gomez Chicuelo who is accompanied by artists including Enrique Morente, Miguel Poveda, and Duquenque or El Cigala. Choose between two of the most emblematic theaters in the city: the UNESCO-listed Palau de la Música Catalana (which seats 1900) and Teatre Poliorama, located on the first floor of Barcelona’s Royal Academy of Sciences and Arts (which seats 700). 

Barcelona: Bike Tour 25-ТOP Barcelona Sights, Bike or E-Bike

4. Barcelona: Bike Tour 25-ТOP Barcelona Sights, Bike or E-Bike

You will experience a bike tour with our unique guide in your language. Enjoy picturesque views of Barcelona. You will see palaces, cathedrals, houses and parks in the center of Barcelona, 25 of the most beautiful sights: Sagrada Familia, House of the Cucumber, House of Mila, Casa Batlló, Macaya Palace, Eustachian Cathedral, the kiss mosaic and many others. The route will be 12 km. You will get not only a tour, but also an excellent workout for your well-being. Enjoy the journey the way you like it. The best views of Barcelona in one 3 hour tour. You and I will make an unforgettable journey through different eras that fit easily on the beautiful streets of Barcelona. Enjoy The Arc de Triomf Look The statue of Pau Claris Hear about The Monument to Roger de Llúria Look at Ciutadella Park Explore The Castle of the Three Dragons Enjoy The Barcelona Zoo Discover The Great Cascade Fountain Look The Catalan National Theatre Hear about The Big Flea Market Look at The Design Museum of Barcelona Explore The Agbar Tower Enjoy Monumental Bullring Discover Sagrada Familia Enjoy The Catholic Parish of Sant Francesc de Sales Look Palau Macaya Explore The House of Spikes Discover Casa Milà Hear about Casa Batlló Look at Teatre Coliseum Explore Catalonia Square Enjoy Martí House Discover Kiss of Freedom mosaic Enjoy The Cathedral of Barcelona Look Pont del Bisbe Explore Plaça de Sant Jaume Discover The Palau de la Música Catalana

Barcelona: 3-Hour Bike Tour with a Local Guide

5. Barcelona: 3-Hour Bike Tour with a Local Guide

The tour begins beside the fountain in Plaça Reial where your guide will be waiting for you. Then, get on your bike and make your way through the back streets of the Gothic Quarter towards Placa del Rei. From there, the tour heads past the Barcelona Cathedral toward one of the city's greatest pieces of Modernista architecture, the Palau de la Música Catalana concert hall.  Continue on from there as you head to Ciutadella Park with a stop along the way at the Arc De Triomf. After enjoying a walk around the gardens and a refreshing drink, you will be on the move again towards Europe's second most visited landmark, La Sagrada Familia. There will be time to take photos and just generally be in awe of Gaudi's final masterpiece.  Then it's down to the beach to soak up the Mediterranean Sea. Finally, the tour heads back up to the vibrant neighborhood of El Born where you’ll have the last stop at the Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar before returning to the starting point of your tour.

Intimate Barcelona eBike Tour with Gourmet Tapas & Wine

6. Intimate Barcelona eBike Tour with Gourmet Tapas & Wine

Explore Barcelona on guided e-bike tour and see more in less time with the help of a bike propelled by electric motor. Glide from some of the most popular attractions in the city to hidden treasures, including secret bars and cafés. Take a break with the included wine and tapas. Starting by the Gothic Cathedral, your guide will give you a short briefing about the bikes and Spanish cycling rules, before leading you to the El Born neighborhood. Pass by sites like Palau de la Música, El Fossar de les Moreres, and the seafaring church of St. Maria del Mar. Discover the former fishing village of Barceloneta, now one of the city’s most atmospheric neighborhoods. Soak up the vibrant life of the city’s beaches. Ride past Art Noveau architecture and shops and bars that date back to the beginning of the century. Head to the eatery Els Quatre Gats which was frequented by Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dalí. Savor tapas and wine while appreciating this venue that is overflowing with history and the echoes of the geniuses who drank and dined here in ages past, from Pablo Picasso to Salvador Dalí. Open your senses to the rich Spanish flavors and leave with photos and memories of mystery, romance and adventure on a tour ideal for electric bike first timers and experts alike.

Barcelona: Sagrada and The BEST Bike/Ebike Tour, Local Guide

7. Barcelona: Sagrada and The BEST Bike/Ebike Tour, Local Guide

Enjoy at Ciutadella Park - a beautiful green space that offers a variety of attractions to visitors including a lake, zoo, museums, gardens, and historic monuments like the Arc de Triomf. Explore the Arc de Triomf and learn about its historical significance, architectural features, and the events it has witnessed over the years. See at the statue of Pau Claris, the great politician in the history of Catalonia. It is located next to the magnificent Arc de Triomphe. It has a large size and great detail, so it's worth walking up to it just to admire it for a few minutes. The sculpture was made by Rafael Atche and installed in the place left by the statue of Casanova. Explore The Castle of the Three Dragons- one of the Museum’s scientific sites. It currently contains the zoology and geology collections. The Castell dels Tres Dragons also houses a library specialising in these scientific fields. Enjoy The Barcelona Zoo. Look The majestic Catalan National Theatre decorated in the Roman style. Discover The Big Flea Market. This is a large market where things of different generations are collected. You may not buy anything, but there is a lot to see. Look at The Design Museum of Barcelona. This new cultural center is made up of three museums that were previously housed in the Royal Palace of Pedralbes - the Museum of Decorative Arts, the Museum of Textiles and Clothing and the Cabinet of Graphic Arts. See The Agbar Tower (Torre Glòries). A modern, geyser-like skyscraper designed by French architect Jean Nouvel. Enjoy Monumental Bullring -1914 art nouveau bullring, now used for concerts & shows, with a bullfighting history museum inside. Discover Sagrada Familia: This iconic church is a must-see in Barcelona, featuring stunning Gothic and Art Nouveau architecture designed by Antoni Gaudi. Enjoy The Catholic Parish of Sant Francesc de Sales Explore The House of Spikes Discover Casa Milà Hear about Casa Batlló. This colorful building is another Gaudi masterpiece, located in the heart of the city center. Explore Catalonia Square Discover Kiss of Freedom mosaic. The world is born in every kiss Enjoy The Cathedral of Barcelona also known as the Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Saint Eulalia, is a Gothic cathedral located in the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona. Look Pont del Bisbe Explore Plaça de Sant Jaume Discover The Palau de la Música Catalana Explore Gothic Quarter: This historic district is known for its narrow, winding streets and beautiful Gothic architecture.

Barcelona:Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & Tour

8. Barcelona:Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & Tour

Get to know Barcelona at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour played on your phone. Decipher riddles, interact with the most important attractions of the city, and unlock interesting facts and legends. An ideal outdoor activity for first time visitors, couples, groups, families, and children. Can be used as a great team-building activity. To get started, simply download the app and head to the starting point at Placa de Catalunya (download link and login credentials received after booking). Choose to start your game at a time that's convenient to you. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the city sightseeing game. As you explore, solve a riddle to move on to the next attraction along the route. Use the map to navigate to each place and feel free to pause the app any time if you'd like to take a break or spend some extra time sightseeing. Start your tour from Placa de Catalunya, the center of Barcelona. Visit the exquisite acoustic Palau de la Música Catalana, and explore the uniquely architectural Barcelona Cathedral. Photograph the Gran Teatre del Liceu and marvel at the Güell Palace by architect Antoni Gaudí. Then, see the iconic Mirador de Colom dedicated to Christopher Columbus and the famous bridge at Rambla del Mar. Admire the El Cap de Barcelona statue that was created for the Olympic Games. Be enchanted by the Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, before experiencing the icing on the cake of this unique tour — the Piccaso Musueum.

Barcelona Old Town & Gothic Quarter Private Walking Tour

9. Barcelona Old Town & Gothic Quarter Private Walking Tour

Our expert guide will lead you through a 3-hour journey in the cobblestone streets, sharing intriguing stories and historical anecdotes that bring the Old Town and Gothic Quarter to life. By the end of the tour, you’ll have explored the entire old city, immersing yourself in centuries of history and fascinating tales that shaped Barcelona’s rich cultural heritage. You'll also discover impressive Gothic churches, local markets, the Jewish area, hidden marvels of Gaudí and atmospheric plazas that have stood the test of time. As we delve deeper into the city's heart, you'll witness the remnants of Roman walls and medieval structures that whisper tales of the city's past. We’ll wonder at the intricate details of the Gothic Sant Maria del Mar (Cathedral of the Sea), stroll through the charming Plaça Sant Felip Neri, and soak in the iconic street of Las Ramblas. Let us guide you on this unforgettable journey through the Old Town, where history, culture, and archaeology converge to create an authentic Barcelona experience. Itinerary and sites visited: • Meeting point: Escultura Barcino, Plaça Nova, 40 (in front of the Roman aqueduct) • Roman city wall in Barcelona • Mural of Picasso • El món neix en cada besada • Palau de la Música Catalana • Mercat de Santa Caterina • Santa Maria del Mar • Passeig del Born • El Born Centre de Cultura i Memòria • Basílica dels Sants Màrtirs Just i Pastor • Plaça de Sant Jaume • Temple d'August • Sinagoga Major de Barcelona • Sant Felip Neri Square • Las Ramblas • Palau Guell • El Mercat de La Boquería • The tour ends at the entrance of the Boquería Market Suitability Our tours are tailored made and specially designed for individuals, couples, families, and kids of all ages. We do walk extensively on our tour. If you have any mobility concerns, please reach out and we will be happy to adapt the route. We understand the importance of creating a family-friendly atmosphere, ensuring everyone feels included and entertained throughout the tour. Our guide will be on hand to answer any questions and make the experience interactive and enjoyable for everyone.

Barcelona: Tour ТOP-20 incredible sights on E-Scooter/E-Bike

10. Barcelona: Tour ТOP-20 incredible sights on E-Scooter/E-Bike

You will experience a bike tour with our unique guide in your language. Enjoy picturesque views of Barcelona. You will see palaces, cathedrals, houses and parks in the center of Barcelona, 25 of the most beautiful sights: Sagrada Familia, House of the Cucumber, House of Mila, Casa Batlló, Macaya Palace, Eustachian Cathedral, the kiss mosaic and many others. The route will be 10 km. You will get not only a tour, but also an excellent workout for your well-being. Enjoy the journey the way you like it. The best views of Barcelona in one 2 hour tour. You and I will make an unforgettable journey through different eras that fit easily on the beautiful streets of Barcelona. Enjoy The Arc de Triomf Look The statue of Pau Claris Hear about The Monument to Roger de Llúria Look at Ciutadella Park Explore The Castle of the Three Dragons Enjoy The Barcelona Zoo Discover The Great Cascade Fountain Look The Catalan National Theatre Hear about The Big Flea Market Look at The Design Museum of Barcelona Explore The Agbar Tower Enjoy Monumental Bullring Discover Sagrada Familia Enjoy The Catholic Parish of Sant Francesc de Sales Look Palau Macaya Explore The House of Spikes Discover Casa Milà Hear about Casa Batlló Look at Teatre Coliseum Explore Catalonia Square Enjoy Martí House Discover Kiss of Freedom mosaic Enjoy The Cathedral of Barcelona Look Pont del Bisbe Explore Plaça de Sant Jaume Discover The Palau de la Música Catalana

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What people are saying about Palace of Catalan Music

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4.6 / 5

based on 2,707 reviews

What an amazing place. If you are not in town, with time enough for a performance, just their tour inside is worth the visit - thank you Marco And prices at its beautiful café are not expensive, for such a location!

Hugo was very knowledgeable and a fantastic guide.. we had a age range from 1y to 71y and still could manage well in the tour.

I love the architecture! You must see it! Photographer was a nice person but only 2 pictures I liked.. in any way worth it

Very interesting tour in a marvelous building full of special history.

Beautiful building!! An astounding example of arquitecture!