Express Tour in Barcelona

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Express Tour


Understand the ever changing face of Barcelona on a photo opportunists tour covering nine destinations located within the urban beach metropolis. Capture the essential pictures to the soundtrack of direct overview presented

by a fully licensed city historian knowledgeable on a range of subjects both architecturally and culturally. Providing the information needed to understand the nature of a city that has encountered many transformations throughout its turbulent history. A vehicle of your preference from a selection of modern motors makes for a comfortable 4 hour express tour focused on observing the important landmarks associated with Catalonia’s rich cultural heritage and modern ambitions.

4 hours
Barcelona
Historical area

Points of Interest

Montjüic
Barri Gotic
Sagrada Familia

Includes

Private Vehicle with chauffeur
Certified guide in your chosen Language
Water

Add on options

Entrance Sagrada Familia
Entrance Park Güell
Entrance Casa Batlló or La Pedrera (Casa Milà)

How it works

choose your starting time
choose your prefered language
meet & greet by personal guide at location of your choice
private transportation throughout the tour
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Casa Batllo Barcelona

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La Pedrera Barcelona

3 / 9
Montjuïc

4 / 9
Placa Sant Jaume Barcelona

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Plaça Catalunya in Barcelona

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Placa del Rei Barcelona
7 / 9
Santa Maria del Mar

8 / 9
The Basilica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Familia
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The Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Saint Eulalia

Casa Batlló Originally Built as Family home for Mr. Josep Batlló Casanovas. Presently opening to visitors and hosting exclusive events. Construction: (1877). Renovation: (1904-1906). Location: Eixample. Architect: Emilio Sala Cortés (1877), Antoni Gaudi (1903-1906, renovation). Awarded: UNESCO World heritage site (2005).
La Pedrera (Casa Milà) Originally built as a Family home for Roser Segimon and Pere Mila. At present Headquarters of Fundacio Catanunya-La Pedrera. Functioning as an exhibition centre. Plus other public uses. Construction: (1906 -1912). Location: Eixample. Architect: Antoni Gaudi (1906 -1912). Awarded: UNESCO World heritage site (1984).
Montjuïc. Jewish mountain. Previously the site of several fortifications. Contains one remaining castle. The castle of Montjuïc. Plus buildings constructed to host the international exhibition in 1929. The Olympic games in 1992. Presently the FIRA. An important facility for international world conferencing and congress liaisons. Sites of Interest: Estadi Olimpic Lluis Companys. Telecommunication Tower. Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya. Funicular de Montjuic. Botanical Garden. Poble Espanyol (Spanish Village). Font Magica Fountain.
Plaça Sant Jaume. Barcelona's political center practically since inception. Resides in the middle of the Gothic Quarter. The square itself contains two of the most iconic buildings in modern Catalan life. Namely the City Hall and Palau de la Generalitat. Location: Ciutat Vella. Constructed: (1823).
Placa de Catalunya. Originally designed as a connection point of Ciutat Vella and Eixample. Today Barcelona’s most central location. Construction: (1859-1927). Location: Ciutat Vella. Architect: Pere Falques. Puig I Casafalch and Francesc de Paula Nebot. Clara. Llimona (Sculptures).
Placa del Rei: Palau Reial Major. Former palace of the Catalan counts during 13th to 15th centuries. Predominantly designed in the Gothic style. Contains Visigothic and Romanesque elements within the structure. Location: Ciutat Vella.
The Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar. Or the Cathedral of La Ribera. The only surviving church containing architecture created in the pure Catalan Gothic style. Construction: (1329-1384). Location: Ciutat Vella. Architect: Berenguer de Montagut.
The Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família: Construction: (start) 19 March 1883 – (expected completion) 2026. Location: Eixample district. Architects: Francisco de Paula del Villar (1882-1883). Antoni Gaudi (1883-1926). Domenec Sugranes (1926-1938). Francesc de Paula Quintana. Isidre Puig I Boada. Liuis Bonet I Gari (1938-1983). Francesc de Paula Cardoner I Blanch. Jordi Bonet I Armengol (1983-2012) The talented Jordi Fauli I Oller (2012- to present). Awarded: UNESCO World heritage site (1984).
The Cathedral de la Santa Creu I Santa Eulàlia. Dedicated to Barcelona's patron saint Santa Eulàlia who remains at rest in the crypt. Presently seat of the archbishop of Barcelona Lluis Martinez Sistach. A magnificent cathedral continually constructed over a period of six centuries. Location: Cuitat Vella. Construction: No records before 343. Architect: Josep O. Mestres (15th century drawing plans). Manuel Girona Agrafel (19th century). Manuel Girona Agrafel's Children (Finished project).

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