Private Tour: Half-Day City Tour by Taxi

Private & Custom Tours in Spain

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See some of the most popular attractions in Barcelona in a convenient half-day tour! Your expert guide will make sure that you get the complete Barcelona experience, with portions of this tour conducted on foot and other portions by a taxi or chauffeured van stopping at important sites to get out to have a closer look.  Perfect for all ages, this tour is ideal for anyone who wants to leave Barcelona feeling like an expert on the city’s culture and history. Tour Highlights:  • la Sagrada Familia – Gaudi's almost finished masterpiece with skip-the-line • Paseo de Gracia • Roman Ruins • Cathedral of Barcelona • The Jewish Quarter (inside visit to the Antique Synagogue if you like) • Giants • Civil War battle grounds • Medieval buildings with a thousand stories • Plaza Sant Jaume • A royal palace 
*If you are traveling with children or teenagers, please see our family friendly version of this tour that includes age appropriate scavenger hunts (for those with teenagers, think escape room like scavenger hunts) and blindfolded chocolate tasting!  You’ll begin your tour in the l’Eixample district, easily distinguishable by its organized, grid-like appearance. This well-known neighborhood that was created over 150 years ago where we will explore Gaudi's creations, including his almost finished basilica, la Sagrada Familia.  After exploring Gaudi's masterpiece inside with skip the line tickets, your guide will share with you the wonderful creations of Gaudi's apartment buildings in Barcelona most upscale street - Paseo de Gracia.  Barcelona's version of Rodeo Drive is home to la Pedrera, Casa Batllo, Casa Amatller and Casa Morera i Lleo.  Next, it is off to the Gothic Quarter, Barcelona’s oldest and arguably, the most beautiful neighborhoods. You’ll leave your vehicle behind to really explore this area’s pedestrianized narrow, winding streets. You'll start this part of the tour by trying Spain's most famous pastry - churros and chocolate in one of the city's oldest cafes. From there it is off to explore Roman ruins, the 13th Century Barcelona Cathedral, the Jewish Quarter - including a visit to the Antique Synagogue, Placa Sant Jaume and the city’s longest stretch of intact Roman wall.

What’s included

  • Transportation
  • Hotel/cruise port pickup
  • Professional, passionate & experienced guide with excellent English

What’s not included

  • Hotel or cruise ship drop-off


  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Popular choice with kids