Discover all the best of the city in just one day with our Shore trip of Barcelona! Travel with an English-speaking driver as your private guide captivates you with tales of Gaudi and the history of Barcelona, even gaining you skip the line access to the Sagrada Familia.
Are you travelling on a cruise which stops in Barcelona? Are you worried about how you are going to explore all of the marvels of this fascinating city in just one day? You can't go wrong with a friendly private driver, knowledgeable guide who is passionate about their city and skip the line tickets to the Sagrada Familia! Our Barcelona Shore Trip is perfect for cruisers looking for a very special private tour to maximize their limited time in Barcelona!
You will meet our private driver with luxury car or minivan and enthusiastic, private guide at the cruise terminal to begin your private shore trip of Barcelona. Your Barcelona shore trip will begin with a panoramic tour of the highlights of Barcelona city center, particularly focusing on the great works of Gaudi which have so shaped the landscape of the city today.
With your fully licensed private guide will see Gaudi’s most famous masterpieces, like the Sagrada Familia (inside) and Casa Batllò and Casa Mila (from outside). Of course we will pre-purchase for you skip the line tickets to enter the Sagrada Familia - with our Barcelona Shore Trip no time will be wasted! Your private guide will be able to tell you all about Gaudi’s work, as well as the life and times of one of the world’s most captivating architects.
Your private shore trip to Barcelona will continue into the Gothic Quarter, the oldest and one of the most picturesque districts of Barcelona. Your guide will recount to you the medieval history of Barcelona and you will also see the cathedral (the Sagrada Familia is technically a church and not a cathedral!). With both your private driver and private guide, you will head to Las Ramblas, the main historical street in the city. Here you can marvel at the street performers and catch your breath with a refreshment at a typical street-side cafe.
Next on the itinerary of your Barcelona Shore Trip you will visit the Palace of Music (Palau della musica), Barcelona’s impressive concert hall, with its very striking architectural style. Your next stop will be the local market where you will really be able to soak up the smells and flavors of Barcelona, and perhaps even taste some local specialties! Afterwards you will proceed to Montjuic Hill, from where you will admire a wonderful panoramic view over the city you have just visited. At the end you will be accompanied back to Barcelona port to rejoin your cruise ship.
On request we can customize the itinerary to suit your wishes. Just ask our booking staff! Families with kids will be assigned a top child-friendly guide to make sure that even the littlest member of your family has an unforgettable day in Barcelona!
Barcelona Port, at your dock
DRESS CODE: in order to enter religious sites, such as Sagrada Familia, every participant must make sure they cover their shoulders and knees.
We also suggest you wear comfortable shoes, as a moderate amount of walking is involved in this tour.