Barcelona Private Tours Are Full of Bliss, Bounty, Beauty and Banter

Barcelona private tours are full of bliss, bounty, beauty and great banter according to most tourists.  The City can be described in a few adjectives like addictive, art-full, modern yet tradition, lively or simply different?  The City guided tours are rich in culture, history, architecture and mouth-watering food. 

Barcelona, the vibrant capital of Catalonia, is a seaside city that reflects its complicated history and beauty on private custom tours.   Breathtaking scenery and splendid attractions make it a must-visit destination. Located on the Mediterranean coast, the pleasant climate of mild, humid winters and warm, dry summers adds to its charm.

There are many different types of sightseeing and private tours to do in Barcelona as there are so many fabulous museums, art galleries, famous monuments and Palaces to see.  Notwithstanding the brilliant activities that can be done such as sailing, kayaking, walking, biking, hiking, climbing and wildlife tours. Boasting to have the best nightlife entertainment and football in the world Barcelona is also home to huge shopping malls full of bargains for the intrepid shopper.    Read More...

Sightseeing Private Tours Voted Barcelona the Best City in Europe

Barcelona Private Tours Are Full of Bliss, Bounty, Beauty and Banter

There are many reasons as to why Barcelona is regarded as one of the best cities in Europe.  It is not all about quirky landmarks or beautiful scenery that you get to see in guided tours, Barcelona and the people who live there, give their heart and soul to everyone visiting the City without fear of reprisal or rejection. 

A few interesting facts about Barcelona is that surprisingly cannabis is legal to smoke and it has the busiest street in Spain solely for pedestrians. Barcelona hosts the biggest and busiest cruise port in Europe and opened the first beach ice bar in the world.  Maybe the peoples proudest landmark is that Barcelona has the largest football stadium in Europe. 

Barcelona's Top Ten Attractions

Barri Gòtic
1 Barri Gòtic (Gothic Quarter) – the old yet unforgettable place go on a city tour!You will love to be in Barri Gòtic the centre of the old city of Barcelona. Despite having undergone changes in the 19th and early 20th century, many of the buildings that date from Medieval times can still be seen in the quarter. It is a maze of narrow streets and squares is steeped in the city's past and present.
La Sagrada Familia
2 Located in Barcelona, see the La Sagrada Familia, a majestic and a breathtaking church on guided tour. Antoni Gaudí who created this gem, including colours while combining Gothic and curvilinear Nouveau Art. Construction began in 1882, but it is still not finished. Completion is expected by 2026, the centenary of Gaudi’s death.From a simple Roman Catholic church, it became a cathedral and then a basilica by Pope Benedict XVI.  
Park Güell
3 Take a sightseeing tour to Park Guell which is one of the most impressive public parks in the world that was designed by the famous architect Antonio Gaudi. This is a playground for the mind after Gaudi let loose his imagination. There is a smiling dragon in the middle of the divided stairway, gingerbread gatehouses and giant ceramic lizards to name a few quirky things found here as well as fabulous fountains.
Montjuic
4 Take a sightseeing tour to Montjuic and enjoy the breathtaking views from the scenic hilltop neighbourhood of Barcelona. There are beautiful gardens and excellent museums and a very popular amusement Park called Tibidabo. There is an expansive parkland that has Castell de Montjuic on its summit and in the park, you will find the dazzling Magic Fountain that has a spectacular light show at nighttime.
Barcelona Cathedral
5 On a guided tour, see The Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Saint Eulalia that is also known as Barcelona Cathedral. This Gothic architecture cathedral is where the Archbishop resides. It is the focal point in the Gothic quarter and a beautiful place to visit. There is a slight mystery surrounding this cathedral because there are swans inside the courtyard pond and yet no one knows how they arrived.  
Camp Nou
6 Take a guided tour of Camp Nou, the home to FC Barcelona. You do not have to be a football fanatic to enjoy this stadium, but if you are football mad, you will have a day to remember here. This is the largest stadium in Spain and can hold 99,354 people sitting down. You can experience entering the field of play from the tunnel, see an area dedicated to the world-class Barcelona player Lionel Messi and visit the fantastic museum.
Museu Picasso
7 On a guided tour of the Picasso Museum, you learn and understand about the formative years of Pablo Picasso. Through some 4,251 of his works, you see the genius of the young artist. Also in this museum of five medieval stone mansions, that was opened in 1963 it reveals the deep relationship Picasso had with Barcelona that was shaped in his youth which continued until his death. See gorgeous courtyards and preserved staircases too.  
Parc de la Ciutadella
8 After all the sightseeing tours it is nice to relax and in Parc de la Ciutadella you can wind down here. This beautiful green oasis is a very popular place in Barcelona. Found here are Catalonia’s regional parliament and monumental cascade (a waterfall) and many more fascinating buildings with lots of history. So whether you are there for a leisurely stroll, a picnic, or a boat ride on the lake, you can be sure a lovely time.  
La Boqueria
9 A fabulous day out is one to La Boqueria, Barcelona’s first market opened in 1840. From ancient peddlers to modern day traders this market is like a human river of colour and fun. It is thought to be one of Europe's greatest sound, smell and colour sensations. You have to walk through it to get the full experience even if you are not buying anything but it will be hard to resist some of the fresh fruit!
Case Batlló
10 Take a guided tour to the infamous architect Antoni Gaudi’s crowning glory Casa Batllo, built between 1904 and 1906. Now a UNESCO site, it is a timeless, universal design and art building that is unique in almost every way. The facade is outstanding with hidden architectural detail that interacts with the light, shape and colour of nature.  The inside has a mausoleum and from the decorative attic, you can see a great view of the city.

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