We show you how to do Barcelona tourism conveniently, how to tour Barcelona city to see the top Barcelona tourist highlights, how to visit the best places of interest near Barcelona, and also family friendly tours to make the most out of your Barcelona holidays.
There are so many activities in Barcelona, Spain, that is extremely difficult to decide where to go and what to see. Barcelona city offers an incredible number of tour possibilities for the visitor. Of course, some of them will be more enjoyable than others, depending on the season and your preferences.
We list here a good number of excellent and exciting tours for your choice. Just click on the following links and book the tours of your preference in the city, and also outside the city:
Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour
1 Ticket, 3 Routes
First Time in Barcelona? What Tour Should You Book First?
Do you know where to start? What tour to take first? No? Relax! We will help you decide right now.
You will find various tours below, but we will set first things in first place. That means the first tour you have to take is the Hop-on Hop-off Barcelona Tourist Bus tour. When you visit Barcelona for the first time, the Bus Turistic is the most convenient way to know Barcelona at your own pace, and this tour will allow you to have an excellent overview of each Barcelona tourist area.
Not to mention that it will help you decide on the choices of some of your further tours!
Buy the ticket for the Barcelona Tourist Bus here.
Frank Gehry's Fish Sculpture at Barcelona beach
Tourism in Barcelona, Spain - What to Visit in Barcelona?
A Barcelona tourist guide is not complete if there is no mention to the Barcelona tours we recommend here. When you plan to travel to Barcelona, Spain, you should also book those tours which offer the best sightseeing in Barcelona. You can buy Barcelona tour tickets right on this page.
We are sure that you will find those which you like best, those which you think are more fun or perhaps where you can learn something new.
Check below some of our best sellers and the most popular tours in Barcelona.
Barcelona Tours Inside the City
Barcelona Hop-on Hop-off Tour (the "Bus Turistic" or Tourist Bus)
The double-decker Barcelona Bus Turístic is the most convenient way to discover Barcelona's most interesting and attractive sights.
Barcelona in One Day Sightseeing Tour
Combine two best-selling half-day tours of Barcelona at a discounted price and see the best of Barcelona in one day. You'll spend a full day seeing all the highlights of Barcelona.
Barcelona Picasso Walking Tour and Picasso Museum
If you are interested in Picasso, this is the tour for you. See the places the famous artist frequented in Barcelona during your walking tour, before a visit to the Picasso Museum.
Barcelona Scooter Tour
Explore Barcelona in a different and highly original way – on a scooter! An exciting alternative to conventional tours, Barcelona Scooter gives you access to every corner of the city.
Barcelona Segway Tour
The Segway tours of Barcelona give you a fun and entertaining look at the sites that make the city one of the most cosmopolitan and charming places in the world.
Barcelona Half-Day Bike Tour
There's no better way to see the sights and learn the history of Barcelona than by joining a bike tour! You get to have fun, socialize and have some exercise.
Barcelona Gothic Quarter Walking Tour
Spend a morning taking a guided walk through Barcelona's fascinating Gothic Quarter. It's a great way to find your way around Barcelona and become familiar with the old city history.
Barcelona Gourmet Food Walking Tour
Walk through the Old Town as you discover Barcelona's most emblematic gastronomic establishments. Learn about Catalan gastronomic culture.
Tapas Dinner and Flamenco Show
An experience that combines the essence of the art of flamenco with the renowned cuisine of Beltxenea Catering. The Palacio del Flamenco hosts three different programs.
Collserola Park Scenic Tour
A break away from the city that allows you to enjoy a bird’s eye view of Barcelona from the Parc de Collserola. Collserola natural park is considered a haven for nature lovers.
Montjuïc Cable Car (Telefèric)
The Montjuïc Cable Car is a different way to travel to the top of Montjuïc Hill where you’ll be able to enjoy unbeatable views of the port and city.
You’ll be one of the crew members and begin learning sailing techniques on board a fantastic 12-metre-long yacht with a professional skipper who will be with you throughout the trip...
Exciting Sailing Trips
Choose your sailing tour in Barcelona and enjoy the beauties of the coastline, swim in clear water, see a fantastic sunset, have a party or romantic trip.
Barcelona Private Tours
Explore Barcelona in style by taking private tours of the Catalan city's famous attractions. Accompanied by your private guide, you'll enjoy personalized attention.
Barcelona Transfer Services
Some transfers are available for you, every day, round the clock. It is worth to make a reservation because in some cases you will not pay more than what you expect to spend on a taxi.
Barcelona Tours Outside the City
Want to see more? Perhaps outside, at a few kilometers from Barcelona? No problem. Barcelona tourism has much to offer, and we have some must-sees for you in the Barcelona outskirts. Click on those of your interest for more detailed information. You will enjoy all of them!
Barcelona and Montserrat Helicopter Tours
On the Montserrat 40-minute helicopter tour, not only will you see the city's famous landmarks from the air, but you'll also get fantastic views of the jagged mountains of Montserrat.
Hot Air Balloon Flight over Catalonia
Leave the hustle and bustle of Barcelona behind and join this early-morning hot-air balloon flight. A hot-air balloon ride is the best way to capture outstanding views of Catalonia landscapes.
Montserrat and Cava Trail
Combine mountains, history, and wine on a visit to Montserrat and the Freixenet winery on a full-day small group tour by minivan from Barcelona.
Tarragona and Sitges
Combine history and beach fun on a visit to Roman Tarragona and coastal Sitges on a full-day small group tour by minivan from Barcelona. You'll travel in a comfortable air-conditioned minivan.
Girona and Costa Brava
On this day trip from Barcelona, you will visit the city of Girona in the north east of Catalonia before continuing to the Coastal region of Costa Brava. The tour is limited to a maximum of 15 passengers.
Pyrenees Mountains Day Trip
Head to the Spanish hills for the day to hike the spectacular Pyrenees mountains on a small group excursion from Barcelona by a minivan.
Family Friendly Tours and Visits - Ideal for Families With Children
Going around with children is a little bit hard, but not impossible. Doing tourism in Barcelona also means that you can plan by choosing places not only for you but also for them. Otherwise, you will enjoy neither your days nor your nights!
Of course, you can take them to most places but think about places where they can have fun, where they can play and run. Check out below our recommendations about family friendly visits and tours.
Tibidabo Amusement Park
Tibidabo Amusement Park is a magical place and a famous Barcelona landmark. Located on top of Mount Tibidabo, 512 m above sea level, it is the highest point on the Collserola ridge, a magnificent natural park.
In the city’s old harbor, the Port Vell, L’Aquàrium de Barcelona is the world’s most important marine leisure and education center dedicated to Mediterranean undersea life.
Situated in the green lung of the historic old Barcelona, the Zoo first opened in 1892. Its facilities faithfully reproduce the natural habitat of the animal species that live there.
PortAventura Costa Caribe Park
PortAventura, one of Europe’s most famous theme parks, is just one hour away from Barcelona, near to the tranquil beaches of the Costa Daurada.