The Ciudad Condal is a city that contains as many secrets as there are possibilities to discover them. If you plan to visit such a magical place soon, one of the best option is to discover Barcelona with the touristic tours so that your days in the capital of Catalonia are unforgettable and you do not miss any details.
The best touristic tours in Barcelona
The tourist tours of Barcelona are several and complementary. Do not forget to carry out the following:
It is essential both to have another perspective of the city and to guide you in such a large space. The trip by tourist bus is as interesting as it is distracting at first sight. Barcelona Bus Turístic and Barcelona City Tour offers different routes with the same ticket to visit the city of Barcelona in full.
The Gaudí Route
Getting to know the work of the great modernist architect is possible with the Gaudí Route. Enjoying the work of the immortal creator is essential to know the essence of the city. Do not skimp on wanting to know the characteristics of each masterpiece. The Sagrada Familia, Park Güell, Casa Batlló and La Pedrera are essential. You can walk the route on your own on foot or guided by bicycle.
The Roman Barcelona
In the Gothic Quarter there are remains of Barcino, name of the Roman Barcelona, which can serve as a starting point. There is a route that starts, precisely, in the wall of the Plaça Nova. It was created to protect the core of the city. Following its structure you will reach an aqueduct. The vestiges of the temple of Augustus that you can see in Paradís street are as interesting as worthy of admiration.
Barcelona Movie tour
The city has been the scene of great films like Vicky, Cristina, Barcelona (Woody Allen) or Todo sobre mi madre (Pedro Almodóvar). Barcelona Movie offers thematic tours of each film shot in Barcelona with stops in corners like the Columbus monument, emblematic places such as Sant Jaume square, the cathedral, San Felipe Neri and locations of vital importance in the history of the filming carried out in the city.
The Shadow of the Wind Route
The Route of the Shadow of the Wind will allow you to experience, in first person, the locations of the fantastic work of Carlos Ruiz Zafón. The tour of the scenarios covered by Daniel Sempere or the ineffable Fermín Romero de Torres will remind you of the plot of the essential tetralogy of the Cemetery of Forgotten Books.
Santa Ana Street, Plaza Real or Montcada Street will be part of your journey. Your fantasy will allow you to better understand the experiences of immortal characters that, surely, conquered you since they entered your life.
The proposal is perfect for those who want to see another side of the city. It takes place at night and goes through the sidewalks of Las Ramblas to review the crimes committed in the last 2 centuries. The BCN Nocturna and Criminal route guides stop to tell, in great detail, those who managed to shock the Barcelona society. Remembering those stories can be an interesting exercise for you.
Bonus: Private Tour for Groups Pere Tarrés
If you stay at the Pere Tarrés Youth Hostel you can book a private tour on foot in Barcelona for groups. With departure from the hostel itself and a duration of 3 hours. For groups of 12 and 16 years old a good way to get to know the city is through a fun Photographic Rally. Book your tour at firstname.lastname@example.org
Do not hesitate, discover Barcelona in one of the ways indicated above and invest new formulas to let yourself be conquered by the soul of this great city. In each street, in each square and in each building there are more than attractive elements to make your trip a constant adventure. Surely, your first visit will be the beginning of a long relationship of love with a place that is essential for all those who love art and culture.