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Barcelona Highlights

Fall in love with the Gothic and Modernist Barcelona, look at its beauty from the heights and walk in one of its central and historical neighborhoods

Tour Description

Half-day excursion around Barcelona that will allow you to discover the history of the city while visiting some of the most important places in a comfortable and easy way. The tour includes a guided walking tour through the Gothic Quarter, including the Cathedral. Afterwards, enjoy a panoramic tour through the highlights of Barcelona: Passeig de Gràcia, the Triumph Arc, the Olympic Village and Montjuic Area, including the entrance fee to the Castle. Finally, you have the option to upgrade your tour adding the entrance fee to Poble Espanyol, and also the lunch there.

Itinerary

The first part of the visit consists in a guided walking tour through the small and narrow streets of the Gothic Quarter, the oldest part of the city. During this early visit we will see Las Ramblas, the Cathedral Square, The Cathedral, the Old Jewish Quarter, among other interesting places. You will be given of some free time to visit the Cathedral by yourself.

Later we will take our bus to start with a panoramic tour around the rest of the city. We will pass through the elegant Passeig de Gràcia, where there are located two of the most important Gaudi’s buildings (Casa Batlló and Casa Milà “la Pedrera”), the Triumph Arc, the Olympic Village and the Olympic Port. For the next part of the visit we will access to the Montjuic Mountain. This is an important place because was the main scenery of the Olympic Games in the 1992. We will see the Olympic stadium from the bus and later we will have the opportunity to enjoy the panoramic views of the city riding the aerial tramway (subject to the weather conditions). For the next part we will visit the Montjuïc Castle. Its origins date back to 1640, being the oldest fortress in the city. During the centuries has been a watcher tower, dungeon, execution center and, above all, an ideal viewpoint to know what’s going on from a bird’s eye-view. Today, it is an incomparable landscape to enjoy a 360º panoramic picture of Barcelona and being part of the numerous social, civil and cultural events taking place here. Take a trip to Barcelona's hectic past and enjoy the most privileged views of the city.

After the visit to the Castle, again on the bus, we will follow the tour and at this point of the excursion, the group will be divided according to the option of tour chosen. The people who have chosen the option of Highlights with entrance to Poble Espanyol will get off the bus at this point to enjoy the visit and the lunch, in the case of having it included in the option of the tour.

The people who have chosen the option without Poble Espanyol entrance, will continue the route in the bus back to the city center passing through Espanya square, where we will admire the magical fountains, the twin venetian towers, the MNAC and the Shopping center Las Arenas, build in an old bullring. We will arrive to Catalunya square, and we will end up the tour in front of Hard Rock Café, just five minutes walking distance from Julià Travel office.

Information about Poble Espanyol:

Located in the heart of the Montjuic Mountain, Poble Espanyol was created from the desire to concentrate the soul of Spain in a single space. You will be able to have a nice walk as if you were in a typical Andalusian quarter, on the Santiago’s road or inside a medieval Catalan monastery; live watch the craftsman working with leather, jewels, guitars or glass; admire the works from Picasso, Dalí and Miró in the Contemporary Museum Fran Daurel. In addition, you will experience the most popular Spain celebrations like Sanfermines, Tomatina and Castells thanks to the spectacular multimedia experience FIESTA.

If you choose the option with Lunch included, you can enjoy 2 menu options in the Restaurant Font de Prades:

Menu 1

A starter to be chosen: Spinach "canelones" with pinions / Salad with crudités. / Andalusian "gazpacho" cream.

A main course to be chosen: Grilled chicken and side dish. / Grilled bass and side dish. / Grilled catalán sausage with white beans.

Dessert: Crema catalana.

Bread with tomato and a glass of wine and mineral water per person

Menu 2

Main course: Paella marinera.

Dessert: Crema catalana.

Bread with tomato and a glass of wine and mineral water per person

Additional Information

  • Tour Duration: Approx. 5 Hours
  • This tour is bilingual, English and Spanish
  • Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the tour begins
  • Correct dress code may be requested to access the Cathedral

Details

Confirmation
48 Hours
Duration
Approx. 5 Hours
Transport
Included
Voucher Type
Present to Tour Operator
Amendment
7 Days Prior
Refund
7 Days Prior

Operating Hours

Tour operates from 08:15 hrs to 13:00 hrs

Departure Point

Julià Travel Gray Line Spain office at: Carrer de Balmes nº 5, Barcelona (Open in Google Maps)

*This tour starts at Julià Travel Gray Line Spain office and ends at Plaça Catalunya

What You Get

Includes

  • Transport to the monuments.
  • Bilingual guide.
  • Radio guide system.
  • Montjuïc Castle entrance fee.
  • Montjuïc cable car ride.
  • Entrance fee to the Cathedral.
  • Poble Espanyol entrance fee (if option selected)
  • Lunch menu in Restaurant La Font de Prades (if option selected)

Excludes

  • Lunch or other services not specified above
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Optional gratuities.
  • Transport from Poble Espanyol to city center

How to Use

  • Kindly present your printed or mobile voucher to the tour operator on the day of the tour

Terms and Conditions

  • Changi Recommends and the appointed operator will not be responsible for any accidents, loss of property or damaged caused by individual negligence
  • The e-ticket/e-voucher cannot be exchanged for cash or used on more than one occasion
  • Any alteration(s) on the e-ticket/e-voucher will not be accepted by Changi Recommends and the appointed merchant
  • In the event of unforeseen circumstances that affects tour departure or ticket/voucher invalidity, customers will be notified and be advised accordingly

Cancellation Policy:

  • Tours/Experiences subject to cancellation without prior notice due to unforeseen circumstances, and (or) when there is an official request from the authorities
  • Refunds will be given to customers under these circumstances:
    • No refunds will be entertained for cancellation made 6 days or less prior the departure date
    • 50% of the amount will be refunded to customers for cancellation made at least 7 days prior the departure date
    • 80% of the amount will be refunded to customers for cancellation made at least 14 days prior the departure date
  • There will be no refunds even if included items are not utilised by the visitor
  • In the event of late comers/no show, it would be considered as cancellation and no refund will be given

Amendment Policy:

  • All amendments are subject to availability
  • Additional charges may apply for amendments

Upon purchase of the ticket, you will receive an email confirmation with e-ticket/e-voucher within two days. Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received.

Item Price (SGD) Quantity
Adult - Highlights Only
$68.00
Age 13 and Above
Child - Highlights Only
$55.00
Age 4 to 12 years old
Adult - Highlights with Poble Espanyol Ticket
$80.00
Age 13 and Above
Child - Highlights with Poble Espanyol Ticket
$67.00
Age 4 to 12 years old
Adult - Highlights with Poble Espanyol Ticket & Lunch
$110.00
Age 13 and Above
Child - Highlights with Poble Espanyol Ticket & Lunch
$97.00
Age 4 to 12 years old

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