A city break to Barcelona offers a wealth of sights to see and things to do, all across the city you’ll find something that draws you in, but what’s the best way to see all that’s on offer?
Well we’ve gone and done a little research and unearthed some great ‘Must Do’ trips so you can really get to know Barcelona…far from the usual open top bus tours, these hand picked suggestions promise riotous fun and lots to take in on your Spanish holiday.
Read on for a round up of the five brilliant ways we've found that you can discover Barcelona.
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GoCar GPS guided tours
GoCar GPS guided tours, is the world’s first computer-guided storytelling car. You drive around the city and this nifty little car cleverly tells you about the sights that you are passing by, bringing Barcelona to life. You can go pretty much anywhere in the city and what’s great about a GoCar tour is it’s completely flexible to how you want to tour Barcelona. Feel like stopping for a drink or exploring the Sagrada Familia on foot? Do! – You won’t miss out on anything. Find out more.
Funky Rickshaw tours from Trixi…No this isn’t Delhi or Mumbai these eco-friendly bike taxis, aka Trixis, are a brilliant way to get around Barcelona. Trixi offer guided tours with a driver or you can simply use them for hops from A to B. The tours they offer can take you to the more well-known places but they’re just as good at taking you to the hidden gems of Barcelona, but whichever tour you want you can expect flexibility on what you see. Find out more.
If you’ve never been on a Segway, you really should give it a go. This impossible looking vehicle effortlessly glides you around the city, so you can explore Barcelona in a way that no bus or car tour could ever hope to offer. The guided Segway Glides will introduce you to the history of Barcelona, discover the city’s Roman past and take in the many sights in the narrow streets of the Gothic quarter, the old harbour, the born quarter and Las Ramblas. Be amazed by the sights, sounds and stories on this great two and a half hour tour of the city. Find out more.
Steel Donkey Bike Tours
Steel Donkey Bike Tours may seem like any other bike tour you’d find in any other city…but they’re not! Not only are they brilliantly named they also offer an utterly unique tour of Barcelona. Mainly because they pride themselves on not repeating the same tour twice, this bike tour isn’t so much about discovering Barcelona but more about living Barcelona. You'll be taken to quirky and unusual places, lunch in a former factory, discover the unnoticed places to see, chill out where the locals do and even squeeze in a game of Ping Pong along the way with these laid back tours. Find out more.
Wine Tasting Tours
Perhaps not strictly getting to know Barcelona, but Magic Day Adventures’ wine tasting tours at the Marfil Alella winery are a great trip to the outskirts of the city. Just 20 minutes by car and you’ll find yourself at the beautiful Catalan village of Alella. Your day will start with morning coffees at the beach in Barcelona before moving up to the winery where a day of stunning views, lots of wine making insight, and a good splash of wine tasting awaits. Find out more.