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The 9 BEST Day Trips from Barcelona in 2023

We explore the best of Catalonia’s many treasures…

By Duncan Rhodes

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Top 9 Day Trips:

1. Montserrat

2. Penedes Region

3. Sitges

4. Tarragona (Roman Ruins)

5. Figueres (Dali)

6. Girona

7. Cadaques

8. Tossa de Mar

9. Medieval Villages

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Barcelona’s surrounding region has so much to offer, from beautiful beach resorts to mystical mountains. We reveal our favourite day trip destinations, as well as some great tours for exploring Catalonia, outside of the capital.

This article was first published at the dawn of time, but last updated on 1st April 2022. If you have any questions after reading it, pop them in the comments.

So you’ve already spent an afternoon or two pootling around Barcelona’s old town, admiring the Roman ruins, Gothic churches and palm-tree-decked plazas. You’ve photographed all of Gaudi’s many magnificent Modernista buildings, checked out the Olympic Stadium and manifold museums on Montjuic mountain and relaxed in the hazy atmosphere of the city’s gorgeous parks. Naturally, you’ve also consulted your favourite travel guide’s fantastic list of cool things to do in the city – but you’re still bored!

Just outside this bustling metropolis lie sacred mountains and monasteries, golden beaches , Arcadian vineyards, spectacular national parks, sleepy Catalan villages and much much more.

And so, weary of urban life, you’re finally ready to renounce the charms of the ‘The Great Enchantress’ and leave the smells, sounds and circus of the city behind to see what else Catalonia and the Costa Brava have to offer… in which case, without further ado, let us introduce our handy guide to day trips and excursions outside of the city.

Yes, just outside this bustling metropolis lie sacred mountains and monasteries, golden beaches (which are all way cleaner than Barceloneta), Arcadian vineyards, spectacular national parks, sleepy Catalan villages and much much more.

All of the above are easily accessible from Barcelona by train, bus or car, and whether you’re interested in the culture or scenery or outdoor activities like skiing in the Pyrenees, rock climbing, sport fishing, hiking, kitesurfing or sea kayaking there’s plenty worth travelling for.

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The 9 Best Day Trips From Barcelona

Introducing our favourite destinations outside the city… (nearly) all of which you can reach easily by public transport, or by hiring a car. As ten year veterans of the region, we know Catalonia better than Rick Steves and Paul Theroux put together, and we’ve concentrated on just the very top places of interest to make your life easier.

And, for first time travellers to the region, we’ve also listed what we believe to be the best organised tours to each of these destinations, leaving from Barcelona city centre. Put any questions in the comments section, and I’ll be glad to help.

Catalonia’s sacred mountain range rears up just 38km away from Barcelona and such is its fame, beauty and religious significance that many come to this region to visit Montserrat first and Barcelona second! Most visitors tend to congregate around the impressive Benedictine Abbey, which houses the Black Madonna, a small wooden statue that was allegedly carved by Saint Luke in Jerusalem and later found by Catalan shepherds. The abbey sits underneath the majestic St. Jerome’s peak and the views from here, looking out over the whole of Catalonia are scintillating. Meanwhile, Montserrat mountain range itself is stunning to behold, thanks to its serrated peaks and magical limestone rock formations that glow pink in the setting sun.

Keep reading to find out how to get there by public transport, as well as a selection of top-rated tours that leave from central Barcelona.

Getting There By Train

You can reach Montserrat via a special train service that leaves from Plaça Espanya Train Station every hour (journey time just over one hour) and takes you to the Monistrol de Montserrat station, at the foot of the mountain.

From Monistrol station you can switch onto either the Cog Railway or Cable Car to reach the abbey. If you want to do that, it’s best to buy this combined ‘Trans Montserrat‘ ticket that includes metro tickets (to reach Plaça Espanya), train tickets to Monistrol de Montserrat and then your choice of Cog Railway or Cablecar – plus the use of the the Sant Joan Funicular (which takes you from the abbey to the very summit) and admission to the Audiovisual Gallery.

Otherwise the ‘Tot Montserrat‘ ticket includes all of that, plus entry to the excellent Montserrat Museum and a complimentary Catalan lunch (…’Tot’ is the Catalan word for ‘all’!).

Both packages are run by the official Barcelona tourism board… just follow the links to book.

Montserrat Day Tours

Given that train tickets are already quite pricey, it’s worth considering paying a little extra for the convenience of taking an organised tour, especially if you don’t fancy navigating your own way there or you like to have a guide take you around the abbey grounds. Here are a couple we could recommend.

I. Montserrat + Cog Wheel Train

For just €50 per person (with children under 8 travelling for free!), this is a really affordable no hassle option for seeing the mystical mountain and abbey. You get a guided tour of the abbey, where you’ll see the Black Madonna and your ticket also includes a ride on the Cog Wheel Train. Tickets available via Get Your Guide.

II. Montserrat + Wine Tasting

This Montserrat tour includes coach transport and guided tour of the abbey as standard (5 hours, €64), but can be upgraded to include either a tapas lunch with wine tasting (7 hours, €94.95) or full Catalan lunch and wine tasting (9 hours, €104.95). The wine tasting takes place at a beautiful boutique vineyard in the region. Just select the option you prefer when you book online via Get Your Guide.

III. Montserrat Abbey + Guided Hike

After first exploring the abbey (before the crowds get there), you will hike with your local guide to the highest peak in the natural park for amazing views over Catalonia. After a small picnic, you descend again, in time to catch the L’Escolania Choir singing in the abbey. Great value at €75. Book via Get Your Guide.

More Options

For a full range of guided tours check Get Your Guide’s Montserrat page. I would personally look for a tour that includes transport to and from Barcelona and a guided look at the Abbey’s church (which is free to enter) where the Black Madonna is displayed. After that Museum entry tickets are nice, the chance to see the L’Escolania Boys Choir is special, and enough free time to maybe take the funicular up to Sant Jerome’s peak, or at least take a short hike, is also attractive.

Lying just south of Barcelona is the scenic countryside of the Penedes region of Catalonia, one of Spain’s foremost wine producing regions along with Rioja and Priorat. The wine it’s famous for is Cava, the Catalan take on French Champagne, but – as well as the sparkling stuff – there are plenty of vineyards producing reds and whites of great renown. No wonder that enotourism has really taken off here recently, and a day excursion to one of the many wineries in the Penedes, for a spot of sampling, is a day well spent. Many companies offer tours that include a vineyard and cellar tour, wine tasting, food and possibly even a spot of culture, or you could take the train and visit some wineries independently. More info on both below…

Getting There By Train

You can reach the region’s capital, Vilafranca del Penedes, easily by train from Barcelona, journey time 50 minutes from Sants Station with trains leaving twice an hour.   Check Renfe Rodalies for a timetable, or check the R4 route here for other destinations in the Penedes. You could also get off at Sant Sadurni D’Anoia and visit the famous Freixenet winery, or even better at Laverns-Subirat to take part in the Create Your Own Cava workshop at a boutique winery (see Tours section below).

Penedes Day Tours

It’s perfectly possible to visit one or two wineries independently, however there are some tours that we’d recommend, which guarantee a great experience, with guided tours (in English!) of the cellars and vineyards, plus tastings. For our full article on Barcelona wine activities keep reading.

I. Create Your Own Cava

This fun and affordable experience takes place in the millennia-old farmhouse of a boutique winery. You get a tour of the cellars and winery, taste three different Cavas and then ‘disgorge’ and brand your own bottle of bubbly. More info and bookings here.

II. Private Penedes Wine Tour

No thinking required for this private tour. You’ll be picked up from your hotel by your sommelier and guide for the day, who will take you to two top quality wineries for extended tastings, followed by a hearty Catalan lunch. Limited availability so book in advance.

III. 4×4 Penedes Wine Tour (Small Group)

With transport from Barcelona city centre, visits to two wineries (4 tastings at each), and a ride in 4×4 vehicle through the vineyards, this tour ticks a lot of the right boxes. Best of all it’s small group only, and great value at €86.99. Available to book on Get Your Guide.

Just down the road from BCN is one of Costa Brava’s most scenic beach towns – the resort of Sitges. By day you can wander around sleepy white-washed streets, decorated with colourful kitsch ceramics and balconies full of potted plants; by night the cafes, restaurants and bars throw open their doors and Sitges becomes one of Spain’s most happening party places. This is where the first ever Pacha nightclub opened (in 1967!), whilst the gay scene is one of the strongest in the country. With 17 sandy beaches (some nudist), a beautiful Old Town and a triumvirate of good museums, Sitges makes for a fantastic day trip – or even longer – and has both a family-friendly and gay-friendly vibe.

Getting There By Train

To get to Sitges simply hop on the train from Sants Station, or Passeig de Gracia. They usually run every 15 minutes and take about 35-45 mins from Barcelona. Tickets are around 4 or 5 euros each way. For train timetables for check the Rodalies section of the Renfe website.


Sitges Day Tours

If you’re only interested in Sitges, then I wouldn’t necessarily take a tour… the train is cheap and easy, and this way you can potter around at your own pace, visiting the Cau Ferrat Museum, beaches and cafes. However, if you have a limited timeframe in which to explore the region, there are some fantastic combo tours on offer that also take you to other highlights of Catalonia. Here are a couple I’d recommend…


Montserrat, Sitges & Wine Tour

Ticking off all of my top three day trips in one go, I love this tour’s itinerary. You start with a visit to the famous Torres winery in the Penedes region, then on to Montserrat and the Black Madonna and then unwind in wonderful Sitges. An amazing day, which you can book via Get Your Guide.

II. Tarragona & Sitges Tour

Another great multi-destination tour, this all day excursion combines Sitges with the Roman ruins of Tarragona, just a bit further down the road. A highlight is the well-preserved aqueduct outside Tarragona. Book via Get Your Guide.

4. Tarragona

If Roman ruins are your thing, then a day trip to Tarragona is unmissable. A simply fantastic amphitheatre still stands from nearly two millennia ago, overlooking the Mediterranean sea, whilst Roman walls and porticoes can also be admired – as can a magnificent aqueduct, if you’re prepared to take a 4km jaunt out of town. It’s not just relics from the time of Caesar and chums though, and Tarragona has a wonderful Gothic cathedral and a picturesque Old Town as well, worth enjoying at a gentle pace. The one minus point is that, in a catastrophic bit of town planning, Tarragona’s rail tracks cut off the city beach, meaning you have to hot foot it around the station to get some sand. In other words go for the history/culture, not the sunbathing.

Getting There By Train

Again train is the best way to go, and you can get there from Barcelona Sants Station in 1 or 1.5 hours for less than 10 euros one way.


Tarragona Day Tours

Similar to Sitges, you can easily pop down to Tarragona by train, but given the unique Roman history of the town (Tarraco, as it was known, was more important than Barcelona back in the day!), a tour can help you make the most of a visit, as well as stop off at the stunning “Devil’s Bridge” aqueduct, which is slightly out of town.

I. Tarragona & Sitges

Taking in the aqueduct, the forum, the amphitheatre and the circus, this full day tour covers all of Tarragona’s Roman sites, before offering you a guided walk of Sitges. Leaving every day, in a comfy minivan (max. 8 people), the tour is very reasonable at €95 per person. Book via Get Your Guide.

II. Tarragona & Sitges Private Tour

The same itinerary as above, but laid on especially for you. This excursion can be booked on demand and includes hotel pick up. The price varies from €140 to €230 per person, depending on group size. Overall a good option for families and larger groups. Book via Get Your Guide.

5. Figueres

Figueres is a nice little town… but it’s fair to say you probably wouldn’t bother visiting it if it wasn’t for its U.S.P. (i.e. Unique Selling Point). By which, of course, we mean the Salvador Dali Museum. Opened by the artist himself in 1974, the museum occupies the whole of what was once the municipal theatre (Salvador 1, Shakespeare 0), and is reckoned to be the largest collect of surrealist art in the world. Legions of fans make the pilgrimage each year, so book your tickets ahead if you plan on visiting in peak season. If you have time, it’s worth visiting Figueres’ pentagonal castle as well.

Getting There By Train

You can travel by train from Sants (which also calls in on Passeig de Gracia and Clot-Arago stations), journey time around 2 hours. Trains leave every 30 mins and tickets cost around 12-15 euros one way, depending if its the slightly faster or slower train. If you travel independently, you can book a guided tour of the museum in advance. Alternatively a lot of local-based companies offer private tours, including museum ticket, guide and transport from Barcelona.


Figueres Day Tours

Tour options to Figueres tend to include stops in either Girona, which is directly en route, and well worth seeing, or to Cadaques, a beautiful fishing village, where Dali spent his later years.

I. Figueres & Girona Full Day Tour

You take an air-conditioned bus to Girona, where you enjoy a guided walk of the old town and the Jewish quarter, before heading on to Figueres and the Dali museum. The tour price includes museum ticket. Book via Get Your Guide.

II. Salvador Dali Tour (Figueres + Cadaques)

Probably the best tour for Dali lovers, this best-selling day trip not only visits the artist’s museum, but also his house museum in Port Lligat, just outside stunning Cadaques (also on the itinerary). You can book Get Your Guide, just check the “know before you go” section as the house museum is not offered year round.

6. Girona

This beautiful, slow-paced medieval city got a major PR boost in recent years when it became a Game of Thrones filming location. Look carefully at the steps leading up to Girona’s towering Gothic cathedral and you will recognise them as the stairs where Jaime Lannister confronts the High Sparrow and Circe begins her walk of shame from the Grand Sept of Baelor. Others parts of the city form parts of Braavos, such as the Arab baths, where Arya fights The Waif. You don’t have to be a GoT nerd to enjoy Girona though, the picturesque cobbled streets, preserved Jewish district and the coloured tenement houses reflected on the River Onyar make it a splendid place to while away a few hours. If you choose to stay the night, you might want to reserve a table at El Cellar de Can Roca, considered one of the world’s best restaurants.

Getting There By Train

Getting to Girona from Barcelona is very easy. There are frequent trains from Sants Station and normally cost around €16 for a one way fast train (just 40 minutes).


Girona Day Tours

Choose between a half day tour, or a multi-destination excursion that combines Girona with one of Catalonia’s other gems.

I. Girona Half Day Tour

A good option if you’re short on time, this tour leaves Barcelona at 8am and gets you back around 2pm. The tour includes a guided walk around the city’s historic centre including some Game of Thrones locations and is very affordable at €55. Book via Get Your Guide.

II. Girona Full Day Tour

Similar to the above experience, but with plenty of free time after your guided tour for exploring at your own pace. Also has a strong Game of Thrones focus, and is actually cheaper than the half day tour. You can book Get Your Guide.

III. Girona & Costa Brava

This tour combines a visit to Girona with a couple of jaw-droppingly beautiful stop offs on the Costa Brava, such as Pals beach and the quaint fishing village of Calella de Palafugell. There’s even time for a dip in the sea. Tickets via Get Your Guide.

7. Cadaques

The prettiest pueblo on the Costa Brava, Cadaques is a stunning white-brick-with-terracotta-tiles fishing village, situated on a calm bay, backed with verdant hills. No wonder Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali liked it so much. The main joy of any visit is to wonder around the little bays and beaches of the Cap de Creus headland, whilst the Salvador Dali House Museum is one town over at Port Lligat (advance reservations essential). The kicker is that this delightful jewel is a massive pain in the elbow to get to (see transport box below).

Getting There By Bus

You can’t reach Cadaques directly by train from Barcelona, however a company called Moventis / Sarfa runs a couple of buses a day that take 2 hours and 45 mins to get there from Estacion du Nord. Check the timetable, because at last glance these buses don’t necessarily work for a day trip, however they should function if you are planning to stay a bit longer. Otherwise you could hire a car, or join a tour…


Cadaques Day Tours

A fair way up the Costa Brava, your best bet to see Cadaques would be to join one of these excursions…

I. Cadaques & Figueres Dali Tour

I mentioned this tour in our Figueres section. For Dali lovers it’s a no brainer, whilst the addition of Cadaques on the itinerary makes this one of the most booked activities leaving from Barcelona. Reserve via Get Your Guide.

II. Cadaques & Sailing Private Tour

This tour offers a real taste of life on the Costa Brava, visiting not only Cadaques and Port Lligat, but also taking a fishing boat out to sea. The day ends with a visit to the Sant Pere de Rodos Monastery with amazing coastal views. Book via Get Your Guide.

The name might evoke some mirth from native English speakers, however as a day tour or even a weekend away, Tossa is a destination to be taken seriously. The cynosure of this coastal resort is its fortified Vila Vella (Old Town), the only such medieval fortress extant anywhere in Catalonia. It only takes a couple of hours maximum to walk around its turrets and lighthouse, so be sure to pack your sun cream and prepare to spend the rest of the day on the lovely beach that unfurls under the battlements. If you’re a sturdy walker ask directions at the tourist office for Cala Pola, a beautiful secluded beach that is a couple of hours walk away over craggy forest paths.

Getting There By Bus

Around 12 buses a day leave from Estacion du Nord (or you can catch them at Barcelona’s airport if you prefer), taking 1.5 hours to reach Tossa. Tickets cost between 8 and 15 euros one way. In terms of getaways on the Costa Brava, this is probably your best bet in terms of convenient public transportation.


Tossa de Mar Day Tours

Here are a couple of options for anyone looking to jump on an excursion heading for Tossa!


Lloret de Mar & Tossa

Lloret de Mar is known for its nightlife, but it’s a pretty enough town by day. This Costa Brava tour introduces you to Lloret’s wonderful art nouveau church, before you hop on a ferry to Tossa for more sightseeing and gastronomy. Reserve via Get Your Guide.

II. Tossa, Blanes & Swimming

This tour includes a visit to the clifftop botanical gardens of Blanes, a swim in a secluded cove (a must on the Costa Brava!) and exploring Tossa de Mar. Tickets available on Get Your Guide.

III. Tossa with Hiking

This excursion takes full advantage of the magnificent coastline around Tossa, and you’ll get amazing views of craggy coves with emerald waters, before enjoying a delicious lunch back in town. Book via Get Your Guide.

9. Medieval Villages

Catalonia boasts at least a dozen beautifully preserved medieval villages, a handful of which are within reasonable driving distance from Barcelona. One of the most spectacular is undoubtedly Besalú, as you enter town by crossing its 12th Century Romanesque bridge spanning the river Fluvia. Ancient fortifications, a restored Jewish bath and a medieval synagogue make for other points of interest. Another gorgeous location is the village of Rupit, which is built upon the cliffs of the Osona region, 822 meters above sea level. The village dates back to the 10th century and is unspoiled by modern developments, with a Romanesque church, hanging bridge and nearby waterfalls. In the same region as Besalú and Rupit is the larger town of Vic, famous for its cured sausage and Medieval Fair, while both Tavertet and Castellfolit de la Roca are like a smaller versions of Rupit, both dramatically perched upon cliff edges.

Getting There By Public Transport

Of the villages I mentioned, only Vic is accessible by train. For the rest you’ll have to hire a car to realistically reach them from Barcelona, and that’s a theme for most of the medieval towns, as typically they aren’t on train lines and are too remote to reach by bus. Thankfully, a few enterprising tour companies have started taking travellers to these sights in recent years… keep reading for more info!

Medieval Villages Tours

Here are a couple of options for those looking to enjoy some of these hard-to-reach medieval gems.

I. Besalu, Rupit & Tavertet

This tour sure packs a lot in with guided walks around Besalu, Rupit and Tavertet, as well as photo opportunity of Castellfolit de la Roca. Fantastic reviews and a snip at €89 per person. You can reserve via Get Your Guide.

II. Besalu, Vic, Castellfolit de la Roca

This tour explores a similar region of Catalonia, but replaces Rupit with Vic, and includes hotel pick up. It also has rave reviews and costs a very affordable €95 per person. Available to book on Get Your Guide.

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More Day Trip Destinations

The above selection should be more than enough for any first time visitor to wrestle with, and indeed you’ve probably got some tough decisions on what to see just from these nine suggestions. If you’re based in Barcelona, however, or a frequent visitor, then stay tuned for more inspiration. We’ll be updating this page with some other of the region’s gems soon, such as Castelldefels, Calafell, Garraf, Altafulla, Montblanc, Begur, Pals and many more delights of the Costa Brava and the rest of Catalonia and North Spain soon.

Recommended Day Tours

Aside from the tour options we listed under each destination, here are a couple more activities well worth jumping on. Click the title links for more info.

Sea Kayaking on the Costa Brava

For more of an action trip, this water sports activity involves experiencing the amazing scenery of “The Wild Coast” from the vantage point of the sea. You’ll paddle in your kayak along the craggy coastline to a natural cave where you can go snorkelling in safety and check out the local marine life. The tour leaves daily from Barcelona during the summer season (May to October).

Hot Air Balloon

Set your alarms early for this one… because the departure time for this breathtaking adventure is 7am! But don’t worry, your guide will come to your hotel or accommodation to pick you up at least! After that you’ll be driven to the nearby Montseny natural park, one of Catalonia’s most spectacular areas for a 1 hour balloon ride. You’ll sail over forests, fields, mountains and medieval villages, savouring views usually reserved for the region’s majestic eagles. The experience finishes with a delicious local-style breakfast, and private transport back to Barcelona. You can book via Get Your Guide.

Weekend Trips

What about overnight trips from Barcelona? Well some of the aforementioned destinations might actually work out better for a weekend… particularly Cadaques, which is pretty far away and hard to reach by public transport, and Tossa de Mar, where a two day stay would allow you to unwind and enjoy some quality beach time. For those of us who live in Barcelona, Girona or Vilafranca del Penedes offer a nice change of pace from the Catalan capital.

Otherwise here are some suggestions for weekend breaks away from BCN, starting with that notorious party island…

Ibiza (Balearic Islands)

A ‘day trip’ might be stretching it, but it’s certainly possible to plan a wild weekend in Ibiza using Barcelona as your base. Overnight ferries cruise across the Mediterranean on a nightly basis to the ‘White Isle’, whilst a number of airlines fly from Barcelona’s El Prat airport and if you book far enough in advance can be surprisingly cheap. Why go? Well the island’s nightlife is nothing short of legendary, whilst its beautiful Old Town and great beaches have made it one of Spain’s top holiday destinations ever since the 1950s. Yes, Wham’s Club Tropicana video was filmed here! Check out our feature length travel guide to Ibiza, which also has details on summer party trips leaving from BCN.

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Duncan established Barcelona Life in 2009, whilst freelancing for the likes of Conde Nast, The Guardian, Easyjet Magazine, CNN Traveller and many more. From interviews with Ferran Adria to revealing the secrets of the city’s poetry brothels, he knows the city inside out… and shares all his best tips right here.

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    Sightseeing walk from the Gothic Quarter to the Sagrada Familia and other works of Gaudí

    € 174 € 148 per tour



    38 reviews

    Barcelona – a journey through time and experience

    be architecture of different eras

    € 155 for the tour


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    Visit the most interesting places in Barcelona

    Walk around the Old Town, catch the colorful spirit in its streets and admire the creations of Gaudí

    Sat, 29 Apr at 15:00 Sun, Apr 30 at 10:00 am

    € 47 € 43 per person



    82 reviews

    First time in Barcelona

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    city tour for the first time

    € 125 for the tour

    Easy to book online

    Choose a tour, pay 20%-23% of the cost on the site, and the rest of the money to the guide on the spot. If you want, ask the guide any questions before paying

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    252 reviews

    Overview of Barcelona: children’s version

    A magical reading of Barcelona for children and their parents

    € 130 for the tour

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    Your perfect day in Barcelona

    Excursion- constructor: places of your dreams, exciting stories and the city through the eyes of locals

    € 150 € 128 for the tour



    23 reviews

    Everything about Gaudí

    View the masterpieces of the Catalan genius and create a picture in his style with your own hands

    € 165 for the tour



    22 reviews

    Secrets of the Gothic Quarter. Full version

    Popular and underrated trails in the most romantic area of ​​Barcelona

    from € 130 per tour



    173 reviews

    Meet Senorita Barcelona!

    Discover the highlights of Barcelona in 4 hours

    €130 per tour



    24 reviews

    Art, Wine and Picasso Workshop in Barcelona

    Paint a picture and learn the most interesting things about Spanish fine art from €9004 tour


    5. 0

    7 reviews

    Conquer the top of Tibidabo

    Admire Barcelona from one of the best panoramic points and hear the history of the city

    € 110 € 99 for a tour

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    22 reviews

    A walk with Salvador Dali. Surreal Quest!

    Learn the secrets of the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona in the company of a great madman

    € 159 for the tour



    44 reviews

    Delicious Barcelona

    Culinary traditions of Catalonia in a gastronomic tour of the city

    € 156 per tour



    3 reviews into the mind of Gaudí and learn all about his great project

    €140 €126 per tour

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    39 reviews

    Gaudi — one day alone with a genius

    Get to know the most striking masterpieces and the life of an unsurpassed architect

    € 900 € 128 for the tour 900 Victoria5 900 Victoria5 900 Victoria5 .92

    13 reviews

    Secrets of the Sagrada Familia

    Interesting details about the construction and significance of Antonio Gaudí’s famous masterpiece

    €65 for the tour



    114 reviews

    Barcelona from a special angle, or what guidebooks are silent about

    Acquaintance with the “behind the scenes” of Barcelona for the most inquisitive – a sightseeing tour with unusual details

    € 130 for the tour



    000 reviews and from Gaudi and other geniuses

    See in detail the luxurious buildings of Barcelona and learn the stories of their owners

    € 117 per tour


    5. 0

    8 reviews

    “Mysticism and Reality of the Gothic Quarter” — excursion-quest

    Walk through the labyrinth of streets in the Old Town and reveal its secrets

    € 150 for the tour



    9 reviews

    4 Warm photo session in Barcelona 004 Magic of co-creation in photography

    €156 for the tour



    10 reviews

    Contemporary art in Barcelona

    A short course in contemporary art for beginners and amateurs – an exciting walk through the city

    € 163 for the tour

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    40 reviews

    Geniuses and villains are the heroes of Barcelona

    Walk through the streets of the Old Town and discover the history of Barcelona through the fate of its inhabitants

    from € 85 per tour 9005 9000 98

    122 reviews

    All Barcelona in one day

    Sightseeing tour of the most impressive places in the city

    from € 195 per tour


    5. 0

    7 reviews

    Secrets of the Salvador Dalí Theatre-Museum

    Get to know the genius of surrealism on a tour with a professional guide

    90 90 5 for a tour 4 Eugene


    12 reviews

    The Raval district, sinister and seductive

    House of Mercy, Mirror of Barcelona, ​​orphanage for abandoned children, vampire dwelling and other wonders of the district

    from € 78 per tour



    16 reviews

    What the old town hides: stories, legends, secret signs

    Acquaintance with iconic city monuments and little-known historical facts

    € 90 for the tour 9

    Marina 16 reviews

    Friendly walk around Barcelona

    The rebellious Raval district, the creative Born and the unexplored corners of the oldest Gothic quarter

    from € 75 for the tour



    117 reviews

    History of Old Barcelona

    Walk through the Gothic Quarter with a professional historian

    €165 for the tour


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    Spectacular city views accompanied by Mediterranean cuisine

    from € 230 for the tour



    8 reviews

    Visiting cards of Barcelona

    City tour: from the Gates of the World to Montjuïc

    from € 209 per tour

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    A walking tour is a great way to get to know and see the most interesting places in Barcelona. In the company of professional guides, travelers will look into the most secluded corners of the city, learn more about its history and architecture. There are also options for children: for example, exciting excursions-quests on the streets of Barcelona.

    Which walking tour to choose

    Among the spring walking tours for 2023, there are many interesting routes: from a mini-trip through the historical center with a visit to the museum to romantic photo shoots on the old streets. There are dozens of unusual sights in Barcelona, ​​about which the guides will tell “living” stories, not dry facts from textbooks.

    Walking tour prices vary by date, group size and additional costs. Price from €20. Sometimes additional costs are included in the price: for example, an entrance ticket to a museum.

    If you are planning to go on an exciting walking tour, you can be guided not only by your own preferences, but also by 3472 reviews of travelers who have already visited Barcelona.

    Frequently asked questions from travelers under the heading: “Walking tours in Barcelona”

    What excursions in Barcelona should you go to in April?

    Five most popular excursions in April 2023:

    1. Round trip: from the Roman era to 21st century Barcelona
    2. Welcome to Barcelona!
    3. Barcelona – a journey through time
    4. On foot in Barcelona
    5. Visiting the most interesting places in Barcelona

    Which excursions are offered in Barcelona this coming weekend?

    1. Round trip: from the Roman era to 21st century Barcelona
    2. Welcome to Barcelona!
    3. Barcelona – a journey through time
    4. The most interesting places in Barcelona
    5. First time in Barcelona

    What excursions in Barcelona can you visit with children?

    The five most popular excursions in Barcelona for visiting with children:

    1. Virgin Barcelona: Children’s version
    2. In the incredible adventures of children in Barcelona
    3. About the sagrade of the name-children
    4. Interactive walk in the old city for children
    5. Villaova la Geltrú or Little Havana

    Which guide to choose?

    The best guides in Barcelona according to Tripster visitors:

    1. Mila – Guide in Barcelona
    2. Elena
    3. Eugene – Guide in Barcelona
    4. Kirill
    5. Ludmila – Guide in Barcelona

    How much are tours in Barcelona in April?

    Prices for excursions in 2023 vary from €20 to €690

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    Excursions and tours in Barcelona and Spain

    This section presents the most exciting individual Excursions and tours in Barcelona, ​​Costa Brava and Costa Dorada. After viewing them, you can easily choose the one you are interested in and contact us for an order. An individual guide will reveal all the secrets of this country and tell you about history, life, culture in all its diversity.

    You can book an excursion through the contacts section. Discover Spain with us!

    The cost of the tour is 500 Euro (up to 6 people).

    Duration 10 hours.


    Tour cost – 30 Euro / hour (1-3 people)

    Duration – from 2 hours


    Tour price from 195 Euro (1-3 people)

    Duration – 4-6 hours.


    Cost from 300 Euro per person

    Duration – from two weeks


    Cost from 80 Euro per person

    Duration – from 10 to 60 minutes


    Tour price from 40 Euro / hour (1-3 people)

    Duration from 6 hours.


    Tour price from 220 Euro (1-3 people)

    Duration 5-6 hours


    Programs of different duration and range of flights.


    Cost – from 400 Euro (6 people)

    Duration – from 2 hours


    Cost of the tour from 180 euros (1-3 people)

    Duration 3 – 4 hours


    Helicopter tours for up to 5 people over Barcelona and on the various itineraries of Catalunya: the coast of Barcelona, ​​flights over Montserrat, mountain routes and national parks.


    Cost of the tour – 80 Euro (1-3 people)

    Duration – 2 hours


    Cost of the tour – from 190 Euro

    Duration – from 4 hours


    Helicopter excursions for up to 5 people over Barcelona and Montserrat.


    Cost – from 250 Euro (3 people)

    Duration – from 4 hours


    Price from 160 Euro per person


    Helicopter flights over Barcelona are a breathtaking experience and an unforgettable aerial adventure.


    Cost – from 150 Euro (3 people) Duration – from 4 hours


    Tour price from 220 Euro (1-2 people)

    Duration 5 hours


    Don’t miss this unique opportunity to experience the incredible sensations of flying and see sights that cannot be reached by land transport!


    Cost – from 350 Euro (3 people)

    Duration – from 8 hours


    Tour price from 80 Euro (1-3 people)

    Duration 3 hours.