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Barcelona in a Nutshell: Gothic Quarter, Olympic Village and Gaudi’s Barcelona

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


  • Duration

    4.5 hours

  • Start time


    Please arrive 15 minutes before the tour starts.

  • Meeting Point
    Please make your way to the local activity operator’s office at Estació del Nord, ground floor, platform 19. Carrer d'Alí Bei, 80.
    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
  • Ending Point

    Paseo de Gracia

Key Highlights

  • Explore the Born neighborhood and the Gothic Quarter on a guided walking tour
  • A walking tour of Park Guell to admire Gaudi’s playful architectural design
  • Enjoy a drive through the Passeig de Gracia and see Gaudi's most notable works
  • Embark on a cable car ride at Montjuic Mountain
  • Visit MNAC viewpoint to enjoy one of the most beautiful panoramic views of the city
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers are accepted!
  • Enjoy the services of an English and Spanish-speaking guide


Short on time? Want to see the very best this wonderful city has to offer? Then this is the Barcelona sightseeing tour for you.

The day is split into two parts. The first part is a Barcelona introduction which includes visits to the Born neighborhood and the Gothic Quarter (the oldest part of Barcelona), Stroll down one of the most important streets in the city until you reach the Cathedral of Barcelona where you can enjoy some free time on your own. Walk through the quaint streets of the oldest part of the city and discover the many secrets it holds. Marvel at the many hidden gems and learn about their huge historical significance. Follow your guide through the streets of Born neighborhood, on the way to the bus you will see Santa Maria del Mar.

Your morning also includes an aerial view of Barcelona from the Montjuic Mountain cable car.

The focus of the afternoon is Barcelona’s incomparable architecture; particularly the work of Antoni Gaudi. An expert guide will help you to understand the unique vision of the man who shaped Barcelona. You will see Parc Guell and admire the spectacular Sagrada Familia.

Cruise passengers: This tour can easily be taken if arriving in Barcelona by cruise ship; it will take you around 55 minutes to reach the start point. Take bus 17 from the port and transfer to metro line 1 at Urquinaona from where it is just 2 stops to Universitat. Alternatively a taxi should take 15-20 mins and cost no more than 10Euros.


  • Transportation on an air conditioned coach.
    • Local guide.
    • Tour operated in both Spanish and English.
    • Radio guide system.
    • Entrance to the Cathedral of Barcelona.
    • Montjuïc cable car ride.
    • Radio guide system


    • Hotel pick up & drop off
    • Food and drinks
    • Entrance to Sagrada Família, Casa Milà “La Pedrera” and Casa Batlló

    Please note

    Voucher information: You can show your voucher on your smartphone (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

    Please arrive at the departure point at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the tour.

    This tour will not visit the inside of the Sagrada Familia.

    This tour is bilingüal and will be in the selected language and a second language. 

    in the season which Montjuic cable car is closed for maintenance reasons, it will be substituted by the Port cable car.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.Your visit to Guell Park and Sagrada Familia will be for a duration of approximately 30 minutes each.

    Customer Reviews

    • Ravi Shankar


      India 06/21/2016
    • Amandeep S Mahal
      Great time !!

      Time spend in Barcelona could not get better with Nutshell: Gothic Quarter, Olympic Village and Gaudi’s Barcelona tour. The tour was extremely confortable. Guide was very helpful...

      United Kingdom 07/20/2014
    • Darryl A Braganza
      barcelona in a nutshell

      Very well organised, our guide Martha was extremely knowledgeable and very helpful. We were a large group but she handled the whole tour excellently....

      United States 07/15/2014

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