Barcelona is a city of creative exuberance, known to be a playground of renowned artists and architects like Salvador Dali, Antonio Gaudi and Joan Miró. Art, culture and history fuse perfectly in Barcelona along with modern-day elements of football (FC Barcelona), delightful food and wine, and the trendiest nightlife scene. The Catalonian capital boasts of wonderful architecture, rich museums, art galleries and operas, scenic beaches, amusement parks, historic quarters, and trendy shopping and nightlife districts. The city offers a plethora of activities and tours that are not only fun, but highly rewarding as well! Check out 8 such interesting and fun tours to enjoy in Barcelona on your next visit.
Gaudi’s Barcelona Tour
World-renowned architect, Antonio Gaudi has left a rich architectural influence on Barcelona. Take a tour of Gaudi’s famed landscapes to get a glimpse of Barcelona’s modernist architecture by visiting Park Guell. Commissioned as a housing project, it ended up as one of the most beautiful parks in the world. Check out Gaudi’s residential projects like Casa Mila, Casa Batllo, Casa Vicens and Guell Palace.
FC Barcelona Tour
Take a tour of FC Barcelona’s famous home stadium, Camp Nou, and learn a great deal about the history and behind-the-scene efforts that have placed it amongst the most followed and successful football clubs in the world. See the team’s changing room, chapel, presidential box, press room and check out the club museum and souvenir store.
Barcelona Food and Wine Tasting Tour
Barcelona is the centre of Catalan cuisine and is known for its delicious food markets and streets that offer a rich variety of Tapas, cheeses, chocolates, gelatos, desserts, and fine regional wines. Check out the La Boqueria Market, Barrio Gothic neighbourhood, art district of La Ribera and central boulevard of Las Ramblas and don’t forget to taste the delectable food and wines.
Flamenco Show in Barcelona
Flamenco is the heart and soul of Spanish culture and is certainly amongst the top entertainment and nightlife experience of Barcelona. Be part of a classic Flamenco performance at Tablao de Carmen or visit the famous Los Tarantos for a passionate Flamenco show. You can also visit Barcelona’s Teatre Poliorama or Palau de la Musica Catalana to experience the ‘Gran Gala Flamenco’ show featuring different styles, elements and variations of Flamenco.
Barcelona Ghost Night Walking Tour
Learn about the dark, sinister past of Barcelona on this two-hour walking tour. Listen to fearful tales of witchcraft, exorcism, hauntings and paranormal activities of Barcelona. Visit landmarks such as the Arc de Triomf and the Church of Santa Maria, and learn about the gruesome past of these buildings, backstreets, narrow lanes and neighbourhoods, in the company of a guide, listening to dark, bone-chilling tales of Barcelona.
Barcelona Photography Tour
Explore Barcelona with a professional photographer on this 3-hour tour and get a new perspective of the city through your lens. It’s a perfect tour for budding photographers, amateurs and professionals looking to capture Barcelona’s iconic landmarks, sights and panoramic views. Get tips related to light techniques, camera settings, composition ideas, and framing as you walk through La Rambla, Placa de Catalunya, Gothic Quarter, and El Bron. Don’t worry if you don’t have a DSLR or compact camera; smartphones are quite welcome as well!
Barcelona 360° Highlights Tour
Experience the key highlights of Barcelona on this full-day tour featuring an electric bike ride, cable car ride and a catamaran cruise. Explore the city at your own pace while riding the electric bike. Check out the city’s key landmarks like the Sagrada Familia, Casa Mila, Casa Batllo, 1992 Olympic Stadium, before taking a cable car ride to Montjuic hill to enjoy sweeping 360° panoramic views of the city. Next, board a catamaran and sail through the waters of Balearic Sea and revel in the beauty of the city during this 40-minute ride.
Sagrada Familia Priority Access Tour
Enjoy ‘Priority skip the line access’ to Barcelona’s famous Sagrada Familia, a sensational project which is under construction since 1882. This mammoth project is the final masterpiece of renowned architect Antonio Gaudi and is so complex, that its schedule to finish construction is between 2026-2028. Entirely funded by private donors and ticket sales, this UNESCO World Heritage Site has become the greatest cultural icon of Barcelona. Learn a great deal about Sagrada Familia and get mesmerised by its interiors.