Plaça de Catalunya

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Plaça de Catalunya: Our most recommended tours and activities

  • Barcelona Hop-on Hop-off Tour: 1 or 2- Day Ticket

    1. Barcelona Hop-on Hop-off Tour: 1 or 2- Day Ticket

    This Barcelona sightseeing tour features 2 different routes with 40 stops to choose from! See the major sights aboard an open-top double-decker bus, spending as much time as you like at places of interest to you. Hop-off at other key points of interest, including the Gothic Quarter and explore this district’s Medieval streets, or visit the fascinating Picasso Museum that boasts one of the largest collections of Picasso’s artwork anywhere in the world! La Rambla is another of Barcelona’s most popular tourist attractions, hop-off here and discover one of the city’s most vibrant areas with countless bars and eateries!  A number of buildings in the city are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Especially remarkable are the works of architect Antoni Gaudi, which can be seen throughout the city. His best-known work is the immense but still unfinished cathedral, Sagrada Familia. This has become a symb...

    Great experience to be able to ride on the bus and see all the sights in one shot. I did a two day and opted to do one line on one day and the other line the next day. Also convenient when you’re exploring different sights.

  • Barcelona: Helicopter, Walking, and Sailing 360º City Tour

    2. Barcelona: Helicopter, Walking, and Sailing 360º City Tour

    Explore Barcelona from different perspectives on a half-day tour by land, sea, and air. Start with a walk through the Old Town. Meet your guide near Passeig de Gràcia, then continue walking, passing houses designed by Antoni Gaudí, before arriving at the Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic). Continue to Plaça de Sant Jaume to see the imposing government buildings of the Town Hall and Palace of the Generalitat of Catalonia. Wander into the old Jewish Quarter, to see the picturesque church of Santa Maria del Pi. Take a promenade down the tree-lined Ramblas on the way to Port Vell. Here, board the boat and sail along the coast for panoramic views of the city’s skyline and the Mediterranean Sea. Marvel at the monument to Christopher Columbus pointing to the Americas as you transfer by van to the heliport. Glide up into the sky by helicopter, and enjoy indescribable views of Port Vell, Barcelonet...

    A great value for the cost! Of course a tour is only as good as it’s guide, an ours was excellent, and good company!

  • Barcelona: E-Bike Tour, Cable Car Ticket & Sailing Trip

    3. Barcelona: E-Bike Tour, Cable Car Ticket & Sailing Trip

    Explore the historical center of Barcelona by cool electric bike, a cruise by Goleta boat from the Old Port, before boarding the cable car to Montjuic for electrifying city and coast views. Ride to the Sagrada Familia to see Gaudi’s unfinished masterpiece, and the Passeig de Gracia, where some of the best modernista buildings of Gaudi and his contemporaries are found, such as the Pedrera, Casa Batlló, Casa Lleó Morera, and Casa Ametller. At Port Vell, board the Goleta boat and sail along the old port and the coast. Enjoying wonderful views of the city from the sea. At Port Vell, hop on the cable car and glide to Montjuïc mountain, riding at a height of up to 330 feet (100 meters) above the port.

    Best day . The tour was fun as well as informative. Couldn’t believe how far we went with any exertion on the ebike, which was easy to handle and comfortable. Our guild Marco couldn’t have been nicer and his knowledge was mind blowing . Would recommend this tour to anyone as long as they have some bike handling skills , not for complete novices in my opinion.

  • Palau de la Música Guided Tour

    4. Palau de la Música Guided Tour

    Enjoy a guided tour of one of Barcelona’s most emblematic buildings on an exclusive 45-minute guided tour of the Modernist Palau de la Música Catalana. Located in the heart of the city, just minutes from Las Ramblas and Plaza Catalunya, the Palau is a temple of decorative refinements. Your tour starts in the Rehearsal Hall of the Orfeó Catala, where the foundation stone was laid in 1905, and where the choir rehearses regularly as it has done for more than 100 years. Continue to the grand staircase to marvel at the ornate flowers and flags that adorn it. Built from a range of materials, including iron and glass, the detail never ceases to amaze. Next, visit the Lluís Millet Hall and glimpse the large balcony with columns that symbolise nature with flowers of every kind. Finally, be dazzled by an explosion of colors, shapes, and light as you enter the Concert Hall. Your guide will take ...

    Modernist building from one of Gaudi's professor in architecture. Beautiful place certainly worth a visit.

  • Barcelona: Segway Tour

    5. Barcelona: Segway Tour

    See more of Barcelona and do your sightseeing in a fun comfortable way. Familiarize yourself with the easy-to-use Segway during a brief training session, then hit the road. Zip along the narrow streets of the Gothic Quarter inside the walls of the former Roman city, populated with palaces, churches, artists’ workshops, and small shops selling all kinds of treats. Continue through the old town, gaze up at the Arc de Triomf, and enter Barcelona's oldest park, Ciutadella Park. Ride down Las Ramblas and stop at the foot of the Columbus Monument. Enjoy a view of Barcelona's skyline in front of the 3 mountains surrounding the city: Montjuïc, Tibidabo, and Collserola. Breathe in the sea air at the old port. Learn about the old fishing village of Barceloneta and feast your eyes on the extravagant yachts that populate the harbor today.

  • Montserrat & Cava Winery Small Group Day Tour

    6. Montserrat & Cava Winery Small Group Day Tour

    Enjoy a small-group day tour from Barcelona to Montserrat and the Penedès wine-growing region. The tour heads out from Plaça Catalunya for the 1-hour drive to Montserrat. There will be plenty of free time to explore Montserrat on your own, but a visit to the sanctuary where the Moreneta is housed is a must! Pilgrims and other visitors have climbed the mountain to visit this sanctuary for nearly 1,000 years. You’ll also have the opportunity to visit the fascinating Museum of Montserrat, and browse its collections that range from the Archaeology of the Biblical East to Modern Painting and Sculpture. A highlight of visiting Montserrat is listening to the voices of Europe’s oldest children’s choir, La Escolania de Montserrat. There are numerous walking and climbing trails on the mountain, ranging from easy strolls to serious hikes. Each trail offers a different perspect...

    We enjoyed getting out of the city to see the countryside. The history and the mountains we explained well. Gloria the your guide was exceptional!

  • Barcelona: Full-Day Guided City Highlights Tour

    7. Barcelona: Full-Day Guided City Highlights Tour

    From Plaza Catalunya, the tour begins with a lovely walk through the oldest part of the city. Explore the charming Gothic Quarter, a maze of narrow streets filled with Roman and medieval architecture. Your informative guide will take you to the Cathedral, Jewish Quarter, Royal Palace, and St. James’ Square. Head to the famous Santa Maria del Mar church in the Born district, then take a well-deserved rest with a coffee at a local cafe. After this you’ll be taken in a comfortable coach to Montjuic, to see incredible views over the city. The next stop is at the Sagrada Familia. Learn the history and the intriguing symbolism of the basilica. Tour the outside facades, then skip the lines and head inside to see the incredible interior. Afterwards, enjoy a glass of regional wine and sample the local delicacy of acorn-fed Iberico ham.  Continue to Park Guell on Tibidabo mountain to admire the ...

  • Barcelona Bike Tour with a Break on a Beach Terrace Bar

    8. Barcelona Bike Tour with a Break on a Beach Terrace Bar

    Get to know Barcelona on a relaxed, fun, and informative bike tour, including a break at a beach café. Meet your guide outside the Hard Rock Café on Plaça Catalunya. Then, set off to cycle some of the city’s beautiful streets and squares. Discover golden beaches, elegant boutiques, and local food markets. Enjoy the services of a trained guide who is well versed in the history and workings of the city. Hear fascinating anecdotes that uncover the secrets of the city. Cycle along sections of the city’s 160 kilometers of bike lanes, following a route that sticks to pedestrianized streets wherever possible. Designed for all ages, the tour stops every hundred meters to discuss the sights. Pass the green oasis of Parc da la Ciutadella and the Arc de Triomf. Bike the labyrinthine streets of Raval to discover Barcelona’s cosmopolitan vibe. Stop for a break at a beach café, and enjoy the Medite...

    It was my first bike tour. I’ll do it again every chance I get. Our guide, Kelly, was knowledgeable and very nice.

  • Barcelona Hop-On Hop-Off & F.C. Barcelona Camp Nou Tour

    9. Barcelona Hop-On Hop-Off & F.C. Barcelona Camp Nou Tour

    With the city tour, you can hop on and hop off all day long with the same ticket, and learn about the history of the city through a comfortable audio system with earphones, in 15 different languages. You will receive a guide map containing all the stops of the route, and discounts for different establishments in the city. The new buses are adapted for people with reduced mobility and have a sliding roof in case of rain; they are fitted with anatomical seats. Moreover, there's always a stewardess on board. There are 2 routes: East and West. Frequency of buses at stops varies depending on the season (between 5 and 20 minutes) and each route takes approximately 2 hours. East/Green Route: Plaça Catalunya, Catedral-Barri Gòtic, Port Vell, Museu d’Història de Catalunya, Barceloneta, Port Olímpic, Platja del Bogatell*, Nova Mar Bella*, Forum*, Glòries-Torre Agbar, Sagrada Fa...

    Fantastic trip, camp nou is a great tour and friendly staff. Great experience and good value with the bus tour and camp nou in one ticket.

  • Barcelona: Private Segway Tour

    10. Barcelona: Private Segway Tour

    See more of what Barcelona has to offer by Segway. Get the most out of your tour with a private guide. Complete a short training session on the easy-to-use, self-balancing vehicles and start exploring both the old and new neighborhoods. Go to the seaside and see the old port, as well as the former fishermen’s enclave of Barceloneta. Wind through the enchanting Gothic Quarter, known for its 4th-century Roman Wall and the bustling pedestrian street, Las Ramblas. Glide through the green Ciutadella Park and pass by the towering Arc de Triomf.

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What people are saying about Plaça de Catalunya

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 5,313 reviews

Too good experience with a great guide! Everything was niquel, a great visit with very good explanations, very interesting! Same for the helicopter and the boat, great activities!

BO was a really nice guide! It was a perfect first impression of barcelona and he gave us a lot of tipps for bars and other places we also need to see.

An interesting steady walking tour in the morning, the helicopter ride was the most enjoyable and a nice, relaxing boat ride to finish.

A great value for the cost! Of course a tour is only as good as it’s guide, an ours was excellent, and good company!

The tour was great to see everything important about Barcelona and to get an impression of the city.