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Barcelona: Segway Tour

1. Barcelona: Segway Tour

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.

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Barcelona: Bike Tour

2. Barcelona: Bike Tour

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.

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Barcelona: Private Segway Tour

3. Barcelona: Private Segway Tour

See more of what Barcelona has to offer by Segway. Get the most out of your tour with a private guide. Complete a short training session on the easy-to-use, self-balancing vehicles and start exploring both the old and new neighborhoods. Go to the seaside and see the old port, as well as the former fishermen’s enclave of Barceloneta. Wind through the enchanting Gothic Quarter, known for its 4th-century Roman Wall and the bustling pedestrian street, Las Ramblas. Glide through the green Ciutadella Park and pass by the towering Arc de Triomf.

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Barcelona: 3-Hour Evening Tapas Tour with a Local Guide

4. Barcelona: 3-Hour Evening Tapas Tour with a Local Guide

Escape the touristy spots and discover local neighborhoods on this tapas tour. Throughout the tour, as you delight in the discovery of new tastes, flavors, and dishes, your guide will introduce you to local gastronomic specialties, anecdotes of the city's history, and local neighborhood life. Enjoy your first tapas experience at an old bodega from 1903. Indulge in your first bite and a nice glass of red wine. Stroll through one of the most beautiful squares of the Gothic Quarter and its adjacent narrow medieval streets. Stop at a bar with a beautiful, secret garden to taste Spanish ham and pa amb tomàquet accompanied by a white or red wine. Cross into the old heart of Barcino and visit a charming Bodega from the early 20th century for vermouth and croquettes. Finally, make your way to an a cafe located in a UNESCO World Heritage-listed building where you'll experience a sweet end to the tour.

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Barcelona Cable Car Sky Views, Magic Fountain & Castle Visit

5. Barcelona Cable Car Sky Views, Magic Fountain & Castle Visit

Start your tour at the famous Ramblas in the heart of the city centre. Walk through the Old Town and visit the famous Boqueria Market. Pass by the Gran Teatre del Liceu, a finest modernist building and one of Europe's leading opera houses. Have a look at the incredible façade of Palau Guell, where a young Gaudi showed his mastery of light and creating beautiful shapes. Continue your walking tour to discover the Raval, the most multicultural and off-the-beaten-path district of the Old Town. Visit the Rambla del Raval to take a picture with the enormous Cat Statue by Fernando Botero, probably the cutest statue you will ever see. Next, take the Montjuic Funicular and enjoy the breathtaking views of Barcelona’s iconic skyline. Reach the Montjuic Castle to enjoy a private visit just for your small group. Discover how the Montjuic Castle has been a military fortress since its early beginning, witnessing the change of political power in the city. Enter the dungeons of the several political prisoners that have marked the history of the city. Receive access to the Tower of the Castle, where you can admire 360-degree views over Barcelona. Take the unique chance to shoot your best pictures of Barcelona at sunset.  Continue your tour to pass by the Olympic Stadium and the Palau Sant Jordi, famous for hosting the best concerts in town. Along the way, stop at one of the best terraces in the area to savour traditional tapas paired with a local wine or beer. After your break, get ready to assist to the enchanting show of the Magic Fountain constructed for the 1929 Universal Exhibition and was meant to be a temporary installation, but the visitors and the people of Barcelona loved it so much that decided to keep it. Be fascinated by the colourful dancing water of the fountain.

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Barcelona Bike Tour with a Break on a Beach Terrace Bar

6. Barcelona Bike Tour with a Break on a Beach Terrace Bar

Get to know Barcelona on a relaxed, fun, and informative bike tour, including a break at a beach café. Meet your guide outside the Hard Rock Café on Plaça Catalunya. Then, set off to cycle some of the city’s beautiful streets and squares. Discover golden beaches, elegant boutiques, and local food markets. Enjoy the services of a trained guide who is well versed in the history and workings of the city. Hear fascinating anecdotes that uncover the secrets of the city. Cycle along sections of the city’s 160 kilometers of bike lanes, following a route that sticks to pedestrianized streets wherever possible. Designed for all ages, the tour stops every hundred meters to discuss the sights. Pass the green oasis of Parc da la Ciutadella and the Arc de Triomf. Bike the labyrinthine streets of Raval to discover Barcelona’s cosmopolitan vibe. Stop for a break at a beach café, and enjoy the Mediterranean sun and sea.

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Barcelona Bike Tour by Night with Cava and Fountain Show

7. Barcelona Bike Tour by Night with Cava and Fountain Show

Start the bike tour in the heart of Barcelona's Gothic Quarter, the oldest part of the city. The beautiful square is the location of both the town hall and Palau de la Generalitat de Catalunya (Government of Catalonia). Ride through the Gothic Quarter to the end of the famous Las Ramblas, where you will find the Old Port of Barcelona. After learning about its rich history from being built in the 1600's to the present day, you'll ride over to another area of the old city of Barcelona, the Raval neighborhood.  Continuing on through the lively Eixample neighborhood, arrive in Sant Antoni with its central daytime market and many bars and tapas restaurants. No evening in Barcelona is complete without tapas, so you'll take a break from riding here to visit a local tapas bar and sample some classic Spanish cuisine. Cost of food is not included, but you are welcome to get as much or little as you'd like. Now that you're recharged with tapas, travel to the Magic Fountain show. The fountain was the centerpiece of the 1929 International Expo and continues to be the location of many important city events. Your guide will make sure you arrive just in time so that you will get to see the illuminated fountain show with music and mesmerizing lights. Enjoy some Cava as the Magic Fountain show commences at just the right time, revelling in the sights and sounds of Barcelona at night. Once the show concludes, pedal your way back, and admire the old bullfighting ring, illuminated at night, and learn of its new purpose since Catalonia banned bullfighting in 2010. See Gaudí's famous Casa Batlló and its curvy, illuminated facade. This sits on La Manzana de la Discordia, a block of several modernist houses that compete for the spotlight here at the epicenter of modernism.

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Barcelona: Short 1.5-Hour Segway Tour

8. Barcelona: Short 1.5-Hour Segway Tour

Enjoy a panoramic tour of maritime Barcelona on a short Segway tour. Discover Columbus and Las Ramblas, Port Vell and the old fishing village of Barceloneta. Head out on your Segway and glide to the Barceloneta neighborhood. See the beaches of Sant Miquel and Sant Sebastian. From here you’ll see the imposing silhouette of W Hotel, which has become one of the icons of the city. With a view of the mountain of Montjuïc and the famous cable car, begin your return to the finishing point. Enjoy a route through the city center with lots of fun on your eco-friendly Segway, for an unforgettable Barcelona experience.

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Barcelona: 1-Hour Sightseeing Segway Tour

9. Barcelona: 1-Hour Sightseeing Segway Tour

Experience the beauty of Barcelona by Segway on a 1-hour sightseeing tour of the Old Port, seafront promenades and historic Gothic Quarter. Following a short training session on the easy-to-operate, self-balancing vehicles, start by riding through the Gothic Quarter (Barri Gòtic), famous for its 4th-century Roman Wall and magnificent cathedral. Glide down to the seafront to see the yachts and beaches of the Mediterranean coast. Enjoy a panoramic view from the ground floor terrace of the W Hotel, before riding past the beaches of Barceloneta. Go to the Olympic harbor, before a ride through Parc de la Ciutadella to the Arc de Triomf, built as the main entrance to the 1888 Universal Exhibition. Learn how vast areas of La Ribera were demolished to create the city’s only green space for decades, before riding your Segway back to the meeting point.

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Barcelona: "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" Film Tour

10. Barcelona: "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" Film Tour

Meet your knowledgeable guide and follow them on a fascinating journey through the movie’s key locations. From iconic landmarks to quaint plazas and cafés, experience the many sides of this beautiful city as you walk in the footsteps of the protagonists from "Vicky Cristina Barcelona." Along the way, there will be opportunities to take your own photos recreating scenes from the movie. You will also be able to sample complimentary absinthe in one of the bars featured in the movie. Discover locations from numerous other films shot in the city, as well. "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" was Woody Allen’s love letter to this great city, and by the time the tour is over you’ll almost certainly share his affection for the Catalan capital.

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What people are saying about El Raval

The bike tour was amazing! We've seen all the top spots with a great explanation from our guide. Too bad we had bad weather so we couldn't stop for a drink at the beach. All in all very beautiful and informative.

BO was a really nice guide! It was a perfect first impression of barcelona and he gave us a lot of tipps for bars and other places we also need to see.

Magnificent… to do, to see absolutely. Excellent welcome, then a guide who will show you Barcelona differently, an unforgettable experience. Thank you

Great little excursion around the local area & sea front. the tour guide David was very knowledgeable and patient

60 min with lots of information and lots of fun. Thanks David! So book longer now.