Barcelona: Full Day Tour - Lunch at Hard Rock Cafe
Barcelona is a city of contrasts where history merges with modernity, the sea with the mountains and traditions with the most innovative trends.
We suggest an excursion that will allow you to enjoy the most emblematic places of Barcelona.
Sagrada Família is a unique work for its high and decorated towers and its geometrical shape, a loved masterpiece by its visitors.
The Montjuïc Cable Car takes the visitor to Parc de Montjuïc, Mirador and Castell de Montjuïc to enjoy the finest panoramic views of Barcelona.
Poble Espanyol is an open-air Spanish architectural museum with full-scale replicas of the characteristic buildings, squares and streets of the country.
The Barcelona Cathedral represents the beauty of the Gothic Catalan art and has a magnificent Cloister in which thirteen white geese are kept.
Hard Rock Café is a chain of restaurants that pays homage to Rock music.
We will start with a sightseeing tour from the bus that will take you up the elegant Passeig de Gràcia, where you will see the most famous Gaudi houses, Casa Batlló and La Casa Mila (La Pedrera) as well as other majestic buildings of the Modernist era. We will take you to the sea where you will be able to admire the intense changes the city underwent with the organization of the Olympic Games in 1992.
You will drive by the Arc of the Trionf, Ciudadela Park, the Olympic Village, the Olympic Port, the beach and the fisherman’s quarter, called Barceloneta, the Port Vell, Plaza (square) de Colon with its famous Columbus monument, indicating which way he sailed to discover the Americas. This point is also the beginning of the famous Ramblas of Barcelona. We will continue the visit driving up Montjuïc where we will make a short stop at Olympic Stadium Lluis Companys.
We will continue driving up to Montjuïc Castle where you will enjoy a cable car ride with precious views of the city. The bus will pick you up at the last station and we will continue our Montjuïc visit passing by the sports facilities built for the 1992 Olympic Games: the Lluis Companys stadium, the Palau Sant Jordi, the Olympic swimming pool Picornell until we get to the Spanish Village. We will visit this charming place where you will admire a collection of traditional buildings from all over Spain and a demonstration of a selection of the handcrafts made in this country. After the visit of the Spanish village, we will leave the Montjuïc behind and go back down to the city center. During the drive back to the city center, you will be able to admire the Venetian Towers, the Montjuïc fountains and “Las Arenas” rebuilt over the ancient “Plaza de Toros” (bullrings). We will arrive at the Plaza de Catalunya, the starting point of the guided walking tour of the old city center. Our guide will take you to the Ramblas, Cathedral Square, threw the narrow street of the Gothic quarter and to Plaza Sant Jaume where the City hall is located and the headquarters of the Catalonian government.
Our tour finishes at the Plaza de Catalunya, in front of the Hard Rock Café. There, you can have lunch (chose one main dish and one drink):
Hard Rock Burger / Hard Rock Cheeseburger / Hard Rock Vegetarian Burger / Chicken Sandwich with Honey Mustard Sauce
All dishes are served with fries.
Soda, Coffee or Tea
At the end of the lunch, please meet the rest of the group at Calle Balmes, 5, at 15:15h.
For the second part of the tour, you will meet the artistic part of Barcelona, where the famous architect Antoni Gaudí worked and lived. Gaudi, one of the greatest innovators of his time, has left behind numerous treasures for the discerning tourist to discover in Barcelona. This Artistic Tour of Barcelona starts at the Carrer (Balmes, we will take you to the Sagrada Familia (Holy Family) Basilica, Gaudi's unfinished masterpiece which is Barcelona's most famous landmark. The guide will take you on a walking tour of the exterior of the Sagrada Familia, to admire the richly and symbolically decorated facades, where vaults reach up to seventy meters. Next, you will discover Gaudi's bizarre Park Güell which has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Be careful, it's easy to get lost in the whimsical design of this bizarre but compelling public park with a perfect integration of the architectural elements in nature. Our tour continues to Passeig de Gràcia to see Gaudi's famous apartment buildings like Casa Batlló, Casa Mila “La Pedrera” and others modernist buildings.
The tour ends near the Casa Milà “La Pedrera” at Casa Batlló - Passeig de Gràcia, 43.
- Air-conditioned motor coach.
- Bilingual official guide.
- Lunch at Hard Rock Café.
- Entrance fee to Spanish Village.
- Montjuïc cable car.
- Guided walking tour to Park Güell with entrance ticket.
- Guided walking tour outside of Sagrada Familia.
- Guided walking tour to Passeig de Gràcia (Casa Milà “La Pedrera” and Casa Batlló).
Price does not include
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off.
- Other services not specified.
- Entrance ticket to Sagrada Familia.
- Entrance ticket to the Cathedral.
- Entrance ticket to Casa Batlló y La Pedrera.
- You can submit your voucher in electronic or paper format.
- The stop at the Olympic Stadium will take place whenever there is no event that prevents access to the stadium.
- From 1 November until 31 March, Park Güell will be visited before the Sagrada Familia.
- Please be at the pickup location 15 minutes before the tour starts
- Participants can expect 1h45m free for lunch at Hard Rock Café, between morning and afternoon part.
- Children under the age of 6 are the sole responsibility of parents.
- Correct dress code may be requested for entrance into Churches.
Carrer de Balmes nº 5
- Do not forget to wear comfortable clothes and bring your voucher and your camera!