28 Best Barcelona Activities 2019 - Best Tours in Barcelona

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Spanish Cooking Experience in Barcelona
Tour ∙ 3 hrs
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38 EUR

Spanish Cooking Experience in Barcelona

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Booked by 76 people!
Learn how to make the ultimate seafood paella while savouring traditional Spanish tapas and sangria in a delightful hands-on workshop!
Booked by 76 people!
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38 EUR
Photography Tour: Capture the Light of Barcelona at Night
Tour ∙ 2.5 hrs
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85 EUR

Photography Tour: Capture the Light of Barcelona at Night

(4)
My photo experience is designed for for all those interested in the night photography secrets. You´ll receive tips and advice on using the equipment needed, camera settings and how to create interesting images while being escorted to Barcelona's most photogenic location.
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85 EUR
Unlock the secrets of Barcelona's Gracia via a real-life riddle game
Tour ∙ 2 hrs
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4 EUR

Unlock the secrets of Barcelona's Gracia via a real-life riddle game

Done following maps? Not really one for following a tour guide? Play a riddle game to see the Gracia's hidden gems and unlock forgotten stories as well as the best local tips for food & drinks! What are you waiting for?
From
4 EUR
Hike to the top of Montserrat mountain
Tour ∙ 7 hrs
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65 EUR

Hike to the top of Montserrat mountain

(4)
Walk & Hike the infamous Montserrat Mountain to the peak Sant Jeroni at 1236m in altitude. Breathtaking views, culture and only a short distance from Barcelona. A perfect day in Nature, to recharge the body and mind.
From
65 EUR
Fun Photo Shoot in Barcelona
Tour ∙ 1.3 hrs
 ∙ From 
45 EUR

Fun Photo Shoot in Barcelona

(10)
Take home some amazing professional pictures of your time in Barcelona! This experience is ideal for families, friends, couples and even solo travellers.
From
45 EUR
Tapas & Flamenco in Barcelona
Tour ∙ 3 hrs
 ∙ From 
35 EUR

Tapas & Flamenco in Barcelona

(5)
Admire the beauty of the world’s most passionate dance, and then feast on traditional Spanish tapas and sangria!
From
35 EUR
Kayaking and Snorkeling trip to Costa Brava
Tour ∙ 6 hrs
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65 EUR

Kayaking and Snorkeling trip to Costa Brava

Experience the stunning landscapes of the Costa Brava from a different perspective on a thrilling 6-hour tour from Barcelona. Kayak and snorkel in the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea.
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65 EUR
Taste the culture, between tapas and wine
Tour ∙ 3 hrs
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69 EUR

Taste the culture, between tapas and wine

(9)
Enjoy a handpicked selection of delicious tapas and exquisite wines in up to four different bars and restaurants on a 3-hour guided walking tour through Barcelona’s El Born and Ghotic neighbourhoods.
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69 EUR
Private Gaudi Tour of Barcelona with Transport
Tour ∙ 4 hrs
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75 EUR

Private Gaudi Tour of Barcelona with Transport

(4)
See Gaudí’s most important works on a comfortable half-day tour with a local! You’ll be driven around in an air-conditioned vehicle with 4 available seats. The van is spacious, yet compact enough to park close to the sights.
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75 EUR
Take photos like a local & Discover Barcelona secrets with a pro
Tour ∙ 2.5 hrs
 ∙ From 
45 EUR

Take photos like a local & Discover Barcelona secrets with a pro

(3)
The purpose is to discover the stories behind the Barcelona buildings meanwhile I'm teaching you how to capture the best of them. No matter what camera you have (DSLR, compact or your Smartphone) you are welcome to see another Barcelona through an artsy eyes.
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45 EUR
The LEGENDARY Barcelona Bike Tour
Tour ∙ 4 hrs
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35 EUR

The LEGENDARY Barcelona Bike Tour

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Our Alternative Barcelona Bike Tour takes you well off the beaten track to places you probably wouldn’t find on your own. Enjoy an authentic local experience and discover the real face of the city hidden behind its touristic façade.
From
35 EUR
Polaroid Photo Tour Barcelona
Tour ∙ 2.5 hrs
 ∙ From 
55 EUR

Polaroid Photo Tour Barcelona

(2)
Join the world’s first Polaroid photography tour and add a whole new dimension to your sightseeing adventure in Barcelona. Get creative with a vintage Polaroid camera, capture your stay in a truly unique way, and take home one-of-a-kind souvenirs!
From
55 EUR
Traditional Spanish Cooking Class with a Local Grandma in Barcelona
Tour ∙ 3 hrs
 ∙ From 
79 EUR

Traditional Spanish Cooking Class with a Local Grandma in Barcelona

(2)
Learn to cook traditional Spanish and Catalan dishes in a hands-on cooking class hosted by a local grandma! A social chef will assist and translate.
From
79 EUR
Private 1-Hour Professional Photo Shoot in Barcelona
Tour ∙ 1 hr
 ∙ From 
43 EUR

Private 1-Hour Professional Photo Shoot in Barcelona

(1)
Take home some extra special souvenirs of your time in Barcelona! Sign up for a fun photo session against some of the city’s best backdrops with your own bilingual, friendly and professional local photographer.
From
43 EUR
Painting Workshop with Wine/Beer at a Local Art Studio
Tour ∙ 3 hrs
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33 EUR

Painting Workshop with Wine/Beer at a Local Art Studio

(1)
Get creative and join us for a painting and wine event in our studio – Arte Bar. No painting experience is required, we'll guide you through it step-by-step, while you enjoy some local wine or beer. At the end of the night you'll take home your finished painting on canvas and some great memories.
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33 EUR

Customer feedback about Activities in Barcelona

Rating 4.7 based on 75 reviews

Fun, Food, And Wine
So glad I booked this. Even though I was pretty much dead from being awake for 27 hours of traveling. My mother and I still came out and had a great experience. Our guide, Alejandro, was sociable, knowledgeable, and extremely helpful. He ran into a hotel lobby to get my mother a map of the city. And he spoke very good English.
We walked to four tapas places. Everything was great. Especially the place with the fried sardines. Those were the highlight. At one of the places they served a charcuterie dish and one of the people in the group didn't eat meat but they accommodated him. Which I thought was cool. Between food and drink we made short stops where he told us about history and facts about the area. Glad we didn't cancel because we had a memorable time!
Taste the culture, between tapas and wine
Tour to hidden gems
Barcelona is bike-friendly so don’t hesitate to explore the city by bicycle -especially if you have a guide like Edu. Being born and raised in Barcelona he gave us an amazing insight into the history of his city, leed us to hidden places - avoiding the overcrowded touristy areas. Pace was easy, city-bikes were in good condition.
The LEGENDARY Barcelona Bike Tour
Great local guide, excellent food and drinks
We had a really lovely guide Tanit, who took us to some great venues and also shared some history of the town along the way. She had great knowledge of the food and wine and was able to answer any questions. Would recommend this tour!
Taste the culture, between tapas and wine
Barcelona fun photoshoot
Fun Photo Shoot in Barcelona
Fantastic
Painting Workshop with Wine/Beer at a Local Art Studio
Alex is phenomenal
Spanish Cooking Experience in Barcelona
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Jamie is an amazing guide
Jamie is an amazing athlete who has a passion for nature and people! He is careful to ensure you hike at your own pace and keeps the group together. We had approx 7 hiker guests with similar levels of fitness. The climb to the monastery is steep in places with amazing views yet also some shade. It is a strenuous climb but definitely doable! ;-). It was an approx 50 minute train ride from BCN and we took approx 2.5 hrs to reach the monastery and then an add’l 1.5 hrs to the summit! It was a very warm day and there was an opportunity to purchase more water once you arrived at the monastery. Half the group took the funicular on the way down due to the heat and the other part of the group walked to the bottom! Jamie is a warm, generous person and provided us some fruit on the morning train ride and some chocolate treats near the top! We would recommend this hike to all fit people who love the outdoors with amazing views of spectacular mountains. There was time to peruse the monastery on the descent!
Hike to the top of Montserrat mountain
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Awesome cooking experience
We did the Spanish Cooking Class a couple of nights ago in Barcelona. It was a great all round Spanish food experience. Starting with the introduction to the large Barcelona Markets - learning about the meat, locals, seafood, spices and taste testing ingredients and of course buying some essential ingredients for our Paella. We then walked to the cooking/dining location - nice walk through central Barcelona. Lovely little authentic restaurant set up where we prepared tapa like starters and then the Paella. We also were served Sangria and told how to make it. He answered all our questions, shared his experience and got to know the group while the coking process took place. We then all enjoyed the amazing food. Would definitely recommend this for an evening in Barcelona!
Spanish Cooking Experience in Barcelona
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My boyfriend and I have just returned from a short trip to Barcelona. Looking for an alternative tour for seeing the sights I stumbled on Steel Monkey Tours. I booked the tour before we left with Maria, our guide for the day made everything so easy. We missed out the main tourist areas and saw things that we perhaps wouldn't have done on our own! The bike ride it's self was a breeze and we covered a huge area. Maria was a great guide/host and gave us a few names places that were god to eat at, we followed her advice and she was right!

I would recommend this tour to fellow travellers who what to get out of the busy Rumblas and see a few alternative sights!

All in all a great time was had

Thanks Maria
The LEGENDARY Barcelona Bike Tour
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A great photography tour with an excellent guide
Andrei was our guide on a photography tour at 11am on Friday 29th May 2015. We thought we'd simply have more time to take our own photos but we soon realised that our guide was an expert photography teacher. He was not only very knowledgeable on his subject but also on the history of Barcelona and he told us some fascinating stories. We spent a great 3 hours with him during which time we learnt a lot both about the city and also how to take better photos (his approach is very hands-on). He is witty, intelligent and inspiring. We plan to go on his tour again next year when we visit Barcelona again. Highly recommended *****
Take photos like a local & Discover Barcelona secrets with a pro
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Amazing Photo Walk Tour w/†Andrei‡!
My husband and I did 2 photo walk tours w/ Andrei while in Barcelona last week. Our first was a night tour during which Andrei worked to help us improve the knowledge of setting our cameras manually and how to take artistic photos that tell a story. In addition, he imparted a lot of interesting stories and facts about Barcelona. Our Gaudi daytime photo tour was equally as fun and insightful. Andrei is so passionate about photography and eager to share his knowledge. We have done other photo tours but these were the best and I am actually using my manual settings and pleased with my results.
Take photos like a local & Discover Barcelona secrets with a pro
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Enjoyed, recommended!
First of all it was a hot day when we had our tour and biking was much better than walking as it made it bit cooler. Barcelona is also a big city with lots to see and to do that by biking was a good idea. Our tour guide made the tour very interesting and cheerful. She was polite and knowledgeable without being boring. Lots of information about the city's history and culture. And then among these were visits to nice local curiosities. Pace was suitably relaxed. Bike worked nicely. Was good to get away from the most tightly packed tourist-zones and eat in peace without constant noise.
The LEGENDARY Barcelona Bike Tour
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Photography Walking Tour with †Andrei‡ AMAZING!
Our photography tour with Andrei was simply AMAZING! First, he is a professional photographer and he's also really funny so you'll have a great time!! He gave us several tips about how to use our cameras, how to see beyond the obvious, while following some suggestions to improve our photographic skills... all of this while we walked to really interesting places around old Barcelona. During this tour, I learned many things about the history of the city and about photography. I would totally recommend this tour with Andrei!!!
Take photos like a local & Discover Barcelona secrets with a pro
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Barcelona is bike-friendly, so it makes sense to explore it like this - especially when the tour takes you away from the crowded tourist spots. For example, I never expected former industrial district of Poble Nou to be worth seeing!
The bikes themselves are good and maneuverable, so the ride was a treat in itself.
Also, a bike tour is a great way to meet new people - the group is small, and the pace is comfortable, so you get a chance to chat to your companions.
And of course, thank you Maria for being a great guide!
The LEGENDARY Barcelona Bike Tour
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Great way to see the evening part of Barcelona. The tour is in an area called El Born which is filled with lovely bars and restaurants. Our guide Theo was great and selected the best tapas in 4 different bars, however by the 3rd bar you will be too full to take another bite! We liked the bars that we were taken to that we went back to them again on the remaining nights that we had in Barcelona. Theo gave us other recommendations for restaurants and sites. Highly recommend the tour if you are looking for a fun night out.
Taste the culture, between tapas and wine
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A four-hour tour that lasted almost five hours. The day was spoilt by being a very wet afternoon that almost derailed the tour but Francisco took it all in his stride and showed us what he could whilst it was raining but always hoped that the weather would fine up which it eventually did. We were able to spend some good dry time at both Park Guell and Sagrada Familia. Francisco's deep knowledge and love of his hometown is second to none. A great start to our four-day stay in Barcelona.
Private Gaudi Tour of Barcelona with Transport
Valeria was awesome!
We had a great time during our photoshoot. Unfortunately it started raining right as we were getting started and we were with our 6 month old baby, so she actually had us come back to her studio after it stopped raining to continue our shoot so we wouldn't miss out. I thought that was a lovely gesture. Valeria gave us a bit of history about the places where we shot photos, she also recommended some of we favorite spots for paella, churros and a few others, which were great suggestions.
Fun Photo Shoot in Barcelona
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An amazing way to explore the city and learn about photography
The tour was a great exprience, combining photography and sightseeing around Barcelona. We started the tour with an introduction about how to use Polaroid cameras and then we went exploring the local and secrets spots of the Gotico, Born, Barceloneta and we finished with the Parque de la Ciutadella.
I definitely recommend the tour for anyone who want to know more about Barcelona and keep souvenirs with the pictures !!! I went solo but you can go with friends or family!
Polaroid Photo Tour Barcelona
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Highlight of our trip to Barcelona!
Valeria did nothing short of magic to produce the quality photos that she did of our family of 6, inclusive of 3 teenagers. The photos are a keepsake of our family's first trip to Europe together was well as our 25th wedding anniversary :)

We are extremely appreciative of he wonderful tour of back streets as well as historic sites, the great Gelato stop (!), and, most of all, for Valeria's genuine and endearing personality that made the day such a treat.
Fun Photo Shoot in Barcelona
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The true way to experience Montserrat
Better than you can ever imagine. Jaime was a wonderful and accommodating guide and one of the friendliest people you will ever meet. If you like hiking even a little bit, don’t think about booking this any longer, stop reading this review and BOOK IT NOW! You won’t regret it. The views are absolutely incredible and it will be an experience you never forget. This is the true way to experience Montserrat and it’s majestic surroundings.
Hike to the top of Montserrat mountain

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