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Barcelona Sagrada Familia and Montserrat Small Group Tour with Hotel pick-up

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    Pass By: Ciutat Vella, Bounded by Rambla, Universitat, Laietana and Ferran, Barcelona Spain

    Start this tour directly from your hotel. Your passionate driver-guide will come to pick you up, so be sure to let us know exactly where you are staying. Enjoy an overview of Barcelona city along the route, pass by Catalunya Square, Barcelona Cathedral, Passeig de Gracia and the Gaudi Houses, such as the Batllo and the Pedrera, and many other highlights.

    Stop At: Parc de Montjuic, Avinguda del Castell, Barcelona Spain

    Head to the Montjuic Mountain to enjoy great views of the city from top. Your passionate driver-guide will show you the Olympic facilities constructed for the 1992 Barcelona Games, such as the Olympic Stadium and the Palau Sant Jordi. Pass by the Miró Foundation and relax from the hustle and bustle of the city in one of the splendid gardens of the hill.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Estadi Olimpic, Passeig Olimpic, 15-17, 08038 Barcelona Spain

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    Pass By: Montjuic Castle, Carretera de Montjuic, 66, 08038 Barcelona Spain

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    Pass By: Fundacio Joan Miro, Parc de Montjuic, s/n, 08038 Barcelona Spain

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    Pass By: Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya - MNAC, Palau Nacional. Parc de Montjuic Palau Nacional, 08038 Barcelona Spain

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    Pass By: The Magic Fountain, Placa Carles Buigas 1, 08038 Barcelona Spain

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    Pass By: Placa d'Espanya, Barcelona Spain

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    Pass By: Las Ramblas, La Rambla, 08002 Barcelona Spain

    Continue your comfortable visit of the city heading to Barcelona’s waterfront, passing by well renowned citysights, such as the must-visit Las Ramblas, the Boqueria Market, the Columbus Monument, the Museum of History of Catalonia and the splendid Old Port of Barcelona.

    Pass By: Mirador de Colom, Placa Portal de la Pau, s/n, 08001 Barcelona Spain

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    Pass By: Playa de La Barceloneta, Paseo Maritimo Barceloneta, 14, 08003 Barcelona Spain

    Pass by the Barceloneta, once the home of fishermen and nowadays one of the city's most visited and popular districts.

    Pass by Barcelona's Olympic Marina, one of the city's most popular leisure areas. Have a look at the Frank Gehry's spectacular goldfish sculpture at the base of the Hotel Arts and to the nearby Gran Casino de Barcelona.

    Stop At: Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic), Mediterranean Seafront to Ronda de Sant Pere, Ciutat Vella, 08002 Barcelona Spain

    Continue the day with a walking tour of the medieval Old Town of Barcelona. Enjoy a stroll in the Gothic Quarter, where the history of Barcelona began. Learn about Catalan traditions and Barcelona’s origins, while exploring enchanting corners, picturesque plazas and the narrow alleys of the Gothic quarter.

    Visit the Royal Square, one of Barcelona's busiest, most vibrant spots of the Old Town. Head to the Plaça Sant Jaume to have a look to the City Hall and to discover the most ancient and well hidden corner of the city centre, dating back to Roman times.

    Continue your walk in a maze of winding streets to visit the King’s Square (Placa del Rei) and the splendid Barcelona Gothic Cathedral. Visit intimate squares that has marked the history of this city and walk through the Jewish Quarters, one of the oldest and best preserved areas of the city centre.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Placa Reial, 08002 Barcelona Spain

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    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Barcelona Cathedral, Pla de la Seu, S/N, 08002 Barcelona Spain

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    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Placa Sant Felip Neri, Paseo de Palau Episcopal, Barri Gotic, 08002 Barcelona Spain

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    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Passeig de Gracia, Barcelona Spain

    Get back on the road and drive through the Eixample district, designed by Ildefons Cerdà after 1895 , to expand the city. Pass through Passeig de Gràcia, with its typical Catalan architecture. The avenue is home to the most remarkable façades of modernist buildings, including Gaudi’s La Pedrera, Casa Batlló and Domènech’s Casa Lleó - Morera or Casa Ametller.

    Pass By: Casa Batllo, Passeig de Gracia, 43, 08007 Barcelona Spain

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    Pass By: Casa Mila - La Pedrera, Passeig de Gracia, 92, 08008 Barcelona Spain

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    Stop At: Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, Carrer de Mallorca, 401, 08013 Barcelona Spain

    The life project of a genius or a fool, with no doubts the Sagrada Familia will leave a lifelong impression. Experience a moment full of emotion, admiring Gaudi's masterpiece, considered as the most emblematic landmark of Barcelona.

    There are no words to describe the feeling one gets when entering this magnificent temple of Modernism. The organic shapes found throughout its structure, the light filtering through its stained glass windows and the symbolic nature of the building’s sculpted façade will certainly be the highlight of your tour.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Abadia de Montserrat, Carretera BP-1121 S/N, 08199 Montserrat Spain

    Get on the road and head to the mystic mountain of Montserrat.

    This natural park, with its very peculiar peaks, protects the spiritual essence of Catalonia. For almost 1,000 years, a Benedictine community has lived in these mountains located 60 km away from Barcelona.

    Visit the Basilica of Montserrat, house of the serene image of the Black Virgin of Montserrat (the famous “Moreneta”), the saint patron of Catalonia, a polychrome Romanesque carving of the 12th century.

    On the way, listen to interesting stories about Catalonia and its bounding to the holy mountain, scene of pilgrims since ancient times and part of the route to Santiago de Compostela. Your guide will share important information to understand the heritage you will discover during the tour.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Montana de Montserrat, 08199 Montserrat Spain

    Once you reach the monastery, you have plenty of options and your guide will always adjust to your interests. We invite you to take an easy walk of around 30 min to enjoy one of the most astonishing views of the natural park, but if you wish you can also decide to enjoy other activities that the mountain offers.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Funicular de Sant Joan, Pl. Espanya station lobby Operates in the area around Mare de Déu de Montserrat abbey. From the abbey esplanade, the Sant Joan railway connects with the highest part of the mountain, 08691 Montserrat Spain

    Decide with your small group of 8 pax if you want to enjoy a ride in the rack railway that will bring you at the top of the holy mountain. Enjoy astonishing views along the way.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Sant Jeroni, Montserrat Spain

    Reach the peak of the holy mountain to enjoy a bird's eye view of the entire Montserrat Monastery and of the natural park. On clear days, you will enjoy uninterrupted views of the whole of Catalunya.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Aeri de Montserrat, Ctra C-55, 08199 Montserrat Spain

    If you skipped the funicular, you can enjoy the cable car, a breathtaking journey over the Llobregat River and Valley, up the mountain and right up to Montserrat Monastery.

    If you are not afraid of heights, you will be in for a really memorable and rewarding experience.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Montserrat Museum, Montserrat Spain

    If you wish, you can also decide to visit the Montserrat museum. It has an important section of early paintings, spanning the 13th to the 18th centuries, with works by El Greco, Caravaggio as well as a large collection of Catalan paintings that includes major names such as Picasso, Dalí and Miró but also of French impressionism such as Chagall, Braque, Le Corbusier, etc...

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Santa Cueva de Montserrat, Montserrat Spain

    Since the funicular that brings you to this holy place is under revision, we leave the option to you. If you feel like walking for around 30 min, you can have access to the Holy Cave, where, standing to the legend, the virgin is said to have appeared. The site has, since then, become an authentic center for pilgrimage and prayer.

    From there, you will also be able to see the Cross of San Miguel and the wonderful views from this side of the mountain.

    Duration: 35 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    - We will pick you up from any hotel or apartment in Barcelona. Please make sure to include the address of your accommodation when booking.
    - Even if your Hotel is not listed, you can type it down in the field.
    - Pick-up time will be between 8 and 9 am. We will send a message 24 hours prior departure through the booking system to inform you on the specific pick-up time at your hotel as well as the name of your guide and the telephone number.
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    10h
    Inclusions
    • Professional local guide
    • Barcelona Old Town Walking tour
    • Complete visit to Barcelona’s highlights
    • Visit to Montserrat Monastery
    • Walking tour of the Natural Park of Montserrat
    • Listen to the famous Escolanía de Montserrat Boys Choir (subject to seasonal availability)
    • Hotel or apartment pickup and drop-off in Barcelona city (between 8 and 9 am)
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Small Group tour of max 8 people to ensure a personalised experience
    • Skip-the-line Sagrada Familia ticket reservation
    Exclusions
    • Ticket to Sagrada Familia (approx.25€) to be paid to the guide, the day of the tour.
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Barcelona Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
    • Entry/Admission - Funicular de Sant Joan
    • Entry/Admission - Sant Jeroni
    • Entry/Admission - Aeri de Montserrat
    • Entry/Admission - Montserrat Museum
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 4 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking
    • Pickup time will be sent via email to you a few days prior to your tour
    • 8 people maximum to ensure a small-group tour
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Pick up Time is okay- Vince the guide is very knowledgeable with regards to the 2 sites visited. Made things easy for us. Pleasant Tour

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank September19Barcelona
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    The pick up from the hotel was on time. Our guide was Marco , we started our tour being strangers and by the end of the day , became very good friends. He was very interactive with the group. As for the tour , the...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank vasanth_kandadi
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    This was our best experience in all our trip. Karles the guide was on time and knew a lot about everything we asked. Montserrat is a wonderfull place and sagrada familia is incredible. It was a super day in Barcelona.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Iujuole
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Thus tour was fabulous. Karlis was so knowledgeable about the history of the area and cutes we visited. I highly recommend this very comprehensive tour if Barcelona and area.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Go744217
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Our guide for the day, Marco picked us up from the hotel door right on time for the start of a very busy and informative day. We took the cable car to the top of the mountain for some truly spectacular views. The cafe was...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank TerryB1384
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    Kazzy1965
    2 September 2019|
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    Response from James W | Reviewed this property |
    When you look at the tour description, it should state how long the tour will be. Our tour I was 8 hours, please keep in mind - depends on the each spot how many tourists are there, I would suggest communicate with the tour... More
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    2 September 2019|
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    Response from Bouldaholda | Reviewed this property |
    As Bill as commented. You can pretty much set a whole day aside for this tour. Well worth it, Marco was a great guide.
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    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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