We had booked a 8 hour tour, wonderful communication back and forth,( we wanted to see Sagrada Familia, Park Guel, we wanted to stop for tapas, we left the rest up to them, telling us our likes and dislikes.) They sent us the delightful Cesar who spoke perfect English and was very easy to understand, he is knowledgeable, bright and witty and really made our day. We know we want to come back to this amazing city and will use them and request Cesar again! We highly recommended Welcome Tours!
You can visit all the places from the list or pick only the ones you like. Just inform your driver about your choice before the ride. During the stops you can do whatever you want: visit the landmarks, take pictures e.t.c. Take as much time as you want within the overall time limit of the trip.
Scenic views of Barcelona are provided from this mountaintop with a grand cathedral & wheel.
Mosaic-covered buildings, steps & sculptures in verdant park with Gaudi museum & panoramic views of Barcelona.
La Sagrada Familia
The Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família is a large unfinished Roman Catholic church in Barcelona, designed by Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí.
Passeig de Gracia
Spend some time on Passeig de Gracia, admiring the modernist buildings of Gaudi like Casa Batllo, La Pedrera, Casa Amatller and Casa Mila.
La Sagrada Familia
Passeig de Gracia
Arc de Triomf
Plaça de Catalunya
La Rambla Street
Montjuic Hill & Castle
About the ride
Experience Barcelona in the most convenient and comfortable way, in your very own private car. Visit and explore all the historical sites and landmarks of Barcelona, and check out some of the city’s hidden gems. Your Welcomer will serve as your local guide who will share the historical facts, the necessary information about the sights and, of course, his personal input in order to immerse you into the Spanish lifestyle.
- Hotel pickup and dropoff from a professional English Speaking driver / local guide
- 100% Customisable & Private
At the desired time, your Welcome driver will pick you up from your chosen accommodation and take you on your fully personalized tour of Barcelona. You will start your tour at the highest point in Barcelona, 1Tibidabo Hill, standing a gigantic 512 meters high. From the top of this stunning mountain, you will get a spectacular 360° views of the entire city. Here you can also choose to walk around the Sagrat Cor Church or watch the adrenaline seekers in the Tibidabo Amusement Park.
Snaking down the mountainside, you will then reach one of Barcelona’s most famous features, the architectural work of Antoni Gaudí. Although you can see this fantastic display of art throughout different areas of the city, the best places to fully absorb its magnificence are 3La Sagrada Familia and 2Park Güell. Stepping into Park Güell is like walking into a bright fairytale, with colorful, abstract buildings all around. From here you may also want to take a short walk down the 4Passeig de Gracia to see two of Gaudí’s most iconic houses, La Pedrera and Casa Batlló. You mustn’t miss the beautiful Casa Amatller, designed by Josep Puig i Cadafalch for the city’s most prestigious chocolatier in 1898.
Another must-see is the historic Hospital de Sant Pau. This 15th-century masterpiece was originally the city's main medical facility and has been declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site of National Interest. You will then head down the largest road in Barcelona, Avenida Diagonal, to Barcelona’s famous 8Gothic Quarter. This neighborhood is full of ancient buildings from the Roman and medieval eras, making it a great place to take a break whilst marveling at the unbelievable architecture.
A bit further down you will marvel at the impressive 9National Palace and two of the city’s most famous squares: Plaza de España and 8Gothic Quarter, a sculpture-filled square full of lovely little shops and cafés. One of the highlights of the ride is, of course, 7La Rambla Street. You will then make your way down to the coastline, past the famous Olympic Ring, where the 1992 Summer Olympics were held, to the beautiful Montjuïc Castle. Your driver will then take you to the last stops of the day, the lovely Olimpic and Vell ports. Both ports have stunning sea views and amazing traditional architecture. Should you have time, take a stroll down La Barceloneta, the city’s coastline.
At the end of your ride, your driver will drop you off to your accommodation.
- Don't forget to stop by to try out some tapas, the most famous dish in Spain. There numerous tapas bars in every corner of the city.
Enjoy your travel to a maximum
You will be picked up by a personal driver at a convenient place and time
Enjoy your trip in a nice air-conditioned vehicle with Wi-Fi
Pick the stops and the time you spend on each one
Spend less time finding locations and waiting, and more time enjoying your travel
We hand-pick the best, friendliest and most knowledgeable drivers in the city
Our customers rate us excellent on Tripadvisor and other platforms
This was one of the highlights of our Barcelona trip! Our driver brought us everywhere we could possibly go and then some! The value of this trip is immense. We were able to see everything privately without a huge crowd with us. I 100% recommend this tour!
Included in the price
- Fuel and Tolls
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Hotel pickup and dropoff
- Free wifi onboard
- Personal English-Speaking professional Driver
- Entrance fees for all attractions
- Tips and gratuities
- Official Tour Guide - Our drivers are English Speaking and very knowledgeable of the places visited
- Beverages and meals
Frequently asked questionsExpand
Will there be an official tour guide?
An official tour guide is not included because the overall experience is centered around the driver and the local’s perspective. Although the drivers are very knowledgeable regarding the points of visit, at no point can they be compared with a licensed tour guide who can give more in depth information regarding historic facts and information. If you would like to include an official tour guide in the experience please let us know via email after the booking is completed.
Do I need to be in a good physical shape?
The drivers are trained to adapt the experience depending on the type of participants. Whether you have kids or elders participating, the drivers know exactly how to handle special requests and provide an enjoyable experience accordingly.
Can I customize the tour based on my needs?
Of course, that is one of the main benefits of having a Welcome experience. You can customize every last bit of the experience, from points of visit to time spent per landmark to adding in an extra food stop.
What happens after I book?
Once you complete your booking you will receive an email with more details about the Best of Barcelona tour, your Welcome driver, and any more information you need to know regarding this experience. Feel free to reach out to our customer service team at firstname.lastname@example.org for any specific questions regarding the experience.
Bring cash in the form of local currency (Euros), as many of the local vendors don’t accept card payments.
Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes and be equipped with wet weather gear if rain is expected. In addition, please note that religious sites require modest attire- knees and shoulders must be covered.
BOOK YOUR TICKETS IN ADVANCE
We strongly recommend booking any entrance tickets in advance. You can ask your Welcome driver about prices, times and general information on tickets.
BE AWARE OF THE HEAT
In the summer months be sure to wear sunscreen, sunglasses, and perhaps a hat, to shield yourself from the sun. We also recommend staying hydrated throughout the tour with the water provided.
SPECIAL NEEDS & ACCESSIBILITY
Please let us know if anyone in your group has special needs, or specific accessibility requirements, and we will be sure to accommodate your needs and tailor the tour accordingly.
Terms of serviceExpand
- Please note that the Welcome Drivers are not licensed to be your official tour guide at the local attractions and therefore will not accompany you into the sites. You may, however, hire a professional tour guide at an extra cost
- Your Welcome Driver will provide you with their local knowledge and personal recommendations between stops. Since your safety is Welcome’s top priority, please refrain from distracting the driver during demanding driving conditions
- Your Welcome Driver will drop you off and pick you up as close as possible to your stop whilst always respecting local traffic laws
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