Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar, Spain

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Barcelona: Private Tuk-Tuk City Tour

1. Barcelona: Private Tuk-Tuk City Tour

Explore the wonders of the enchanting Barcelona on this customized private rickshaw tour. Visit sites such as the Gaudi, Casa Batllo, and many more; the choice is entirely yours. Learn all about one of the oldest cities in the world from your knowledgeable guide. Start your adventure with a pickup from your accommodation. Meet your guide, and chat about the sites you would like to see during the tour. Sit back, relax and enjoy the ride as you set off to explore this historical city. Skip the busy bus tour and opt to ride along and see the city at your own pace. Learn all about the culture, history, and life as a local from your guide. Explore hidden alleyways in the Gothic Quarter, see historical and modern architecture, and discover hidden gems in every corner. Make sure you visit sites like the impressive Santa Maria del Mar church and the Born Cultural Center. Enjoy a day out exploring one of the oldest and most beautiful cities in the world. See and hear another side to Barcelona thanks to your guide, a walking encyclopedia.

Barcelona: Gothic Quarter and Sagrada Familia Private Tour

2. Barcelona: Gothic Quarter and Sagrada Familia Private Tour

From the convenient meeting point at the tourist information center in the Gothic heart of the city, start the tour with a coffee and a short briefing on Barcelona and the surrounding area before setting off. Then, visit the Cathedral and the Royal Palace, the Roman wall, and the medieval area of Barcelona, including the Jewish Quarter. End this portion of the tour with a visit to Santa Maria del Mar church and, after crossing the Plaça de Sant Jaume, reach one of the best-known streets of the city: La Rambla. Next, the Boqueria Market is a mandatory visit on your journey where the festival of flavors, colors, and smells come alive. Stop for lunch at a local restaurant and use this time to re-energize and discuss anything from Spanish gastronomy to taxation or Catalan identity. The lunch includes a sample of cherished local delicacies including Iberian sausage, cheese, ham, and local wine. After lunch, hop on the subway like a true Barcelonian and head downtown to Passeig de Gràcia where you can admire the most valuable modernist houses. The boulevard is the most elegant in the city where the most important families of the early 20th century commissioned the construction of their homes to the best architects of the time including, among others, Antonio Gaudí. From Passeig de Gràcia, just two metro stops away is La Sagrada Familia, the last stop of the tour. Here you will see the different parts of the building and the many examples of religious symbolism hidden in its unique facades. You are sure to be captivated by Gaudi’s incredible architectural style: the peculiar shape of the columns, ceilings, walls, and the organic architecture of the basilica.

Barcelona: Gothic Walking Tour with Tapas & Flamenco Show

3. Barcelona: Gothic Walking Tour with Tapas & Flamenco Show

Start the tour in the heart of the city and join your guide for a walking tour through the oldest part of the city, the charming Gothic Quarter and its maze of quaint, narrow streets full of Roman and medieval architecture. Visit the Cathedral, Jewish Quarter, Royal Palace, and St James Square. See part of the Roman wall and the medieval area of Barcelona. Enjoy the chance to visit Santa Maria Mar Church in the Born district. Next, visit a remarkable restaurant owned by a renowned chef to sip wine and sample a variety of tapas. Prepare yourself for an incredible experience full of delicious Catalan cuisine, accompanied by explanations and suggestions from your foodie guide. Finally, head to a flamenco show in an incredible 1th-century palace to experience the dancing, singing, and guitar of flamenco. This is where your tour ends, in the heart of Barcelona.

Barcelona: Private Evening Walking Tour with Tapas Dinner

4. Barcelona: Private Evening Walking Tour with Tapas Dinner

Taste some of the tapas dishes that must try when visiting Barcelona on this private tour in the Gothic Quarter. Please your inner foodie with this gastronomy and history tour. Dine on some prime tapas with the help of a local expert. Meet your guide from the comfort of your accommodation, and stroll to the medieval Born area and listen to your guide tell you about the beautiful streets and palaces. Visit the interior of Santa Maria del Mar, the universal gothic church in Barcelona. Stop in El Born, one of Barcelona’s trendiest neighborhoods, and also one of the most historical. Walk down small streets lined with design shops, and charming squares. Bask in this lively area with some of the best tapas restaurants and bars in town. Make your way to the Gothic Quarter, go by Cathedral Square, the Jewish Quarter, Sant Jaume Square, and more. Finally, make one last stop to delight in more tapas and local wines.

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What people are saying about Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar, Spain

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 4 reviews

We would highly recommend! Tour guide was incredibly nice and informative! We never would’ve seen that much of the city without doing this. They pick you up at hotel and drop off whenever! I can’t recommend enough

Interesting and entertaining experience.

A very skilled and entertaining guide showed us around old Barcelona. A great knowledge of the city. Exciting tapas and ending with fantastic flamingo dancing. It was all a great experience.

I had such a great experience. Our tour guide, Ariadna, was very knowledgeable and made learning about the city very interesting.

Magnificent tour of the city with very friendly guides who were attentive to our requests