If you have only little time to discover the many faces of this multi-faceted city, we recommend this tour. You will savor all the different experiences that cosmopolitan Barcelona has to offer. We will pick you up at your accommodations and take you by private transportation on a tour of Barcelona´s most distinctive places. This is the best choice for you to see the city´s main highlights within half a day.
First, admire Barcelona’s skyline from Montjuïc Mountain. Here you will see the Mirador de l'Alcalde, a terrace that offers the most spectacular view over Barcelona´s cityscape and the Old Quarter. From this dazzling view, you will be able to sense the past and the present come together.
On this same mountain, we will explore venues dating back to the 1992 Olympics such as the remodeled Olympic Stadium, from 1929 and the Palau Sant Jordi, built by Arata Isozaki. We will also witness urban planning and architecture designed for the International Exposition of 1929, such as the Plaça Espanya, inspired by St. Peter's Square in the Vatican, the Magic Fountain of Montjuïc, the Barcelona Pavilion or the National Palace.
Afterwards, we’ll descend the mountain to reach the waterfront, which is situated on the Mediterranean Sea. From there we’ll drive to the brand new World Trade Center, the Gothic Drassanes and Columbus Monument near the signature promenade of Barcelona, La Rambla and ending at Port Vell (the Old Port).
From the port, we’ll continue walking up Via Laietana, to the left of wich spreads the Old Town. We will stop at the grand Cathedral Square to admire the magnificent Gothic Cathedral with its Gothic Revival façade. You will also have the opportunity to peek into some beautiful hidden corners of the Roman and medieval city.
You will be able to admire the remains of the Roman times, followed by the impressive Jewish Quarter and the well-conserved Gothic Quarter, known throughout the world.
After visiting the Old Town, the stark contrasts of Barcelona will be displayed on the street with the most distinctive Catalan architecture, Passeig de Grácia.
Here you will find some of the most striking façades of private modernist buildings, among them Antoni Gaudí´s masterpieces, like La Pedrera. Next, we arrive at the Apple of Discord, a city block which includes Gaudí’s Casa Batlló, along with the Casa Lleó - Morera and Casa Ametller.
The last stop of the tour is the Eixample district, laid out by Ildefons Cerdà as an extension of the Old Town, for the orderly growth of the city. We’ll drive through the neatly arranged streets to reach an area which boasts the Hospital de Sant Pau. Afterwards, we admire Gaudí’s masterpiece, La Sagrada Familia. Even if you’ve seen photos,your first live experience in front of this huge, beautiful building will leave you speechless.
One thing about Barcelona is it’s a city that doesn’t sleep. The Spanish eat late, drink late and go out vey late. At the weekend don’t be surprised if night clubs are pretty much empty until at least 01:00 – 02:00 in the morning, and they go on until about 06:00.Posted on viernes 17th noviembre, 2017
The historic Penitentiary Center La Model, closed since the beginning of June, organizes concerted and free visits for all citizens who want to know how this well-known prison in the center of Barcelona works. The visit is formulated as an experience and as a route of knowledge and learning. It is made in groups on …Posted on jueves 9th noviembre, 2017
Barcelona is a city that offers you a lot of nightlife, but there is one thing that people do not know and it is the places where offers you karaoke.Posted on martes 31st octubre, 2017
Everybody knows about the existence of the Sagrada Familia, but did you know there is a magic frame in the facade? It is full of random figures but if you add in any direction they always give 33. It is also next to the statue that represents the Judas kiss.Posted on viernes 20th octubre, 2017
The original Oktoberfest also known as the beer party is one of the German historical and cultural celebrations and it is celebrated in Munich. This celebration was held for the first time in 1810 and is held annually between September and October. During this celebration more than 7,500,000 liters are consumed and it has an …Posted on martes 17th octubre, 2017
The city of Barcelona has one of the best gastronomies in the world. If you come to this city these are the dishes you have to taste: Tomato Bread: This is the most traditional food in Catalonia. The techinque we use is very simple, we cut the tomato in half and we rub it over …Posted on lunes 9th octubre, 2017
After the Barcelona Expo of 1888 many of the buildings constructed and destined for the world exposition were now empty. One of Barcelona’s own, Lluís Martí-Codolar, decided to donate his private animal collection which included exotic and local animals to the city. The town hall destined a director and a veterinary to decided where …Posted on lunes 28th agosto, 2017
We had the honor of helping Jesse Peterkin with his engagement in Montserrat! He chose us as the company to tour him around Montserrat. We asked Jesse if he would mind dropping a few words on his engagement day. Here he tells us about his experience!Posted on lunes 21st agosto, 2017