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Private Custom Tour: Barcelona in a Day
"Your day in Barcelona is totally customizable and the itinerary for your half- or full-day tour will be tailored to suit your needs and interests. Before your tour your private guide will contact you to discuss the things you want to see so that your logistics can be arranged in advance.On the day of your tour meet your guide at your preferred location then set off by whatever necessary means of transport is required. Public transport is included but all meals entrance fees and requested transport by private vehicle are payable at your own expense.Perhaps visit some of the city’s must-see sights like Casa Batlló
From EUR44.00
 
Private Full Day City Tour in Barcelona
"This 8-hour tour in Barcelona will start with a panoramic drive through the city's main sites in your private vehicle and will finish with an afternoon walking tour around the city centre.The panoramic vehicle tour will include famous sites as th Palau Sant Jordi Calatrava Tower Montjuic mountain Plaza España Port Olimpic mirador of Valvidrera
From EUR85.00
 
Barcelona Old Town Private Walking Tour
"Once your guide meets you at your hotel you will start this 3-hour walking tour in the famous Arco de Triunfo and the beautiful Lluis Companys street and then you will visit our great Ciutadella Park where you can enjoy the Castle of the Three Dragons the Zoo the Catalonian Parliament and the spectacular waterfall.From the Park you will go to the oldest district of Barcelona the Gothic Quarter. With narrow streets
From EUR49.00

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Sundays / La Sardana

If you're in Barcelona on a Sunday, try to see the people dancing the Sardana, the Catalan national dance. Try near the Cathedral. When I saw people doing the Sardana it was in the afternoon in the...
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Food / Drink

The locals flock to get all they can of the ham and pasteries that abound around the city. We saw the real store that only sold the jamon, and yes; it is expensive no matter how you cut it, or how...
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Tipping / Money Matters

In some eating places, such as the popular Taller de Tapas, there is a 15% supplemental charge for sitting out on the terrassa. This doesn't seem to dissuade to many patrons as it seemed that the...
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Language

I know there already are a lot of VT tips on the Catalan language, but as a translator and language lover, I have found most of them unexact or incomplete. So, I'll try to write my own tip. Here, I...
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People

People from South Europe are always more relaxed than ones in North Europe. It seems in Catalonia as well – expression of emotions is higher, sometimes people simply don’t take too much stress about...
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Street Entertainers

At the harbor there was an unplanned dance going on to the tune of the music by a band. It brought many people to come over and look and some dance; old and new styles. Catalans like to dance and have...
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Seasonal Events

One of the most fun things you can ever take part in in Barcelona are the festes of one of the old municipalities. When I came to the city in 2005, I had the opportunity to take part in La Mercè, the...
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Things Catalan

If you look up at the balconies of many of the apartment blocks in the residential areas of Barcelona city you will spot many bearing the flag of Catalunya. Clearly people here feel a strong sense of...
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Sense of Time

Useful telephone numbers Medical emergencies 061 General emergencies 112 Fire service 080 Guàrdia Urbana (local police) 092 Mossos d'Esquadra (Catalan police force) Emergencies and traffic...
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Art / Architecture

Not far from our hotel near the Sant Andreu Arenal Station there was a statue located on a little grassy hill. The statue was of two horse drawn chariots with two riders - one male; one female. The...
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History / Information

Bullfight in Barcelona? No way, thanks God! Our autonomous Catalan Parliament voted for the ban of that barbaric activity. Since January this year bullfight has been banned in Barcelona and rest of...
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City Highlights

During the summer time from 15th to 21st of august, everybody are just waiting to celebrate the Gracia s Party called Fiesta major de Gracia. Gracia is a area in barcelona, this area seems to be...
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Churches

Christian churches - be they Protestant, Orthodox, or Catholic - are a vital part of Europe’s cultural, artistic, architectural, and religious heritage, and as such you are likely (and I really...
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Day Trip

After visiting monestery u can get on one of the hills by funicular or on foot.And from that spot there like 3 rutes.One - down to the monastery and two to some high spots in mountains.It's extremaly...
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Plaza Europa, 50-52, 08902
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Avenida Pallaresa 73-79, 08924
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Campus de la Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB), 08193
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Carrer Elisabets 11, Barcelona, 08001, Spain
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Plaza Europa 45 , 08908
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Av. Pallaresa, 66-68, 08921
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Top Things to Do in Barcelona

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Sagrada Familia

final part of my tips with more pictures what is undoubtedly Antoni Gaudi's greatest creation and still unfinished up to this day is the Magnificent La Sagrada Familia Basilica (Basílica i Temple...
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Parc Guell

The park was originally conceived as part of a commercially unsuccessful housing site, the idea of Count Eusebi Güell, after whom it was named. Ultimately, only two houses were built, neither designed...
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Las Ramblas

part two of my tips with more pictures around Las Ramblas The Populas Las Ramblas of Barcelona is like an open tree-lined pedestrian mall that starts across the Plaça de Catalunya and ends at the...
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Casa Milà - La Pedrera

Casa Milà is one of Antoni Gaudi's architectural wonders of which it is located along the intersection of Passig De Gracia and Carrer De Provenca. It is also known as La Pedrera of which it was built...
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Tibidabo

Tibidabo is a mountain just northwest of Barcelona, crowned with the Church of the Sacred Heart. But the mountain's main draw is the Parc d'Attractions, a more than one hundred year old funfair. With...
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Barri Gotic - Gothic Quarter

this will be my general tip of the gothic quarter as I will have separate individual tips along the attractions I went along the Gothic Quarter. Barri Gòtic (Catalan or Barrio Gótico in Spanish) the ...
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"Truly Catalunya, Truly Spain"
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"Barcelona,one of the most beautiful Spanish cities"
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