Barcelona: Private Gothic Quarter & Eixample Highlights Tour
- Duration: 4 hours
See more of Barcelona and do your sightseeing in a fun comfortable way. Familiarize yourself with the easy-to-use Segway during a brief training session, then hit the road. Zip along the narrow streets of the Gothic Quarter inside the walls of the former Roman city, populated with palaces, churches, artists’ workshops, and small shops selling all kinds of treats. Continue through the old town, gaze up at the Arc de Triomf, and enter Barcelona's oldest park, Ciutadella Park. Ride down Las Ramblas and stop at the foot of the Columbus Monument. Enjoy a view of Barcelona's skyline in front of the 3 mountains surrounding the city: Montjuïc, Tibidabo, and Collserola. Breathe in the sea air at the old port. Learn about the old fishing village of Barceloneta and feast your eyes on the extravagant yachts that populate the harbor today.
Get to know Barcelona on a relaxed, fun, and informative bike tour. Explore several neighborhoods and see the city's main highlights in one go. Bike the labyrinthine streets of the oldest districts, such as the Gothic Quarter. Pass by old churches, palaces, Roman walls, and medieval monuments. Make your way down to the Old Port to understand Barcelona's relationship to the sea. Enjoy the coastal views and learn about the former fishing village, Barceloneta. Branch off along the way through the city's green oases, like Ciutadella Park. Enjoy the sense of freedom when riding along the bike paths off the beaten track.
Embark on a journey of exciting discovery — from Roman times up to the early 20th century — on a 4-hour guided walking tour through two famous Barcelona neighborhoods. Your tour starts near the Gothic Cathedral of Barcelona and ends outside the storied Sagrada Familia. Begin your tour by exploring the narrow streets of the central Gothic Quarter, venturing deep into this fascinating neighborhood and immersing yourself in its turbulent history. Catalan kings and medieval townsfolk may have long since vanished, but during this tour their stories will come back to life. Study the Gothic and neo-Gothic architecture of the Barcelona Cathedral. Take the elevator and climb to the church’s rooftop where you can take in a magnificent view of the city and see the Mediterranean Sea sparkle in the distance. After marveling at early works by famous Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí, take the Metr...
The tour begins at the Sagrada Familia, perhaps Barcelona’s most iconic landmark. Admire this impressive feat of architecture from the outside, and learn about the building’s designer, Antoni Gaudi. From here, pass by the Picasso Museum which is formed of five adjoining medieval buildings. Enjoy a short break to grab a bite to eat from a local tapas bar, or visit Picasso’s favorite restaurant, El Quattre Gats. Continue the tour into the charming Gothic Quarter next, the medieval heart of the city. As you explore the district's labyrinth of alleyways, marvel at the stunning Gothic architecture of the buildings that surround you. Along the way, look out for some of the city’s street art, which perfect blends in with the medieval buildings. Throughout the tour, listen to your guide share fascinating stories about this ancient quarter, as well as the history of its Jewish influence. There’...
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