13 Best Barcelona Alternative Tours 2022 - Best Tours in Barcelona

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Private Tour of Montserrat from Barcelona
Tour ∙ 4 hrs
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81 EUR

Private Tour of Montserrat from Barcelona

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Montserrat, the ‘Serrated Mountain’, is a multi-peaked mountain shaped by the wind and the rain. Near the top, we’ll find the Santa Maria de Montserrat monastery – an important pilgrimage site. Inside the Basilica, we can visit the famous Virgin of Montserrat (the Black Madonna).
From
81 EUR
Explore hidden streets with friends
Tour ∙ 2.5 hrs
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27 EUR

Explore hidden streets with friends

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Experience neighborhoods off the beaten track and have a drink on a calm terrace. See Barcelona through the eyes of a local. This guided walk through the old town of Barcelona will let you discover more than the usual.
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27 EUR
Gaudí & Barcelona Legends
Tour ∙ 2 hrs
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22 EUR

Gaudí & Barcelona Legends

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Immerse with us into captivating legends from the past that can be seen everywhere in the city once you know them. Understand how architects like Gaudí were inspired by them and left a lasting impact on Barcelona. Enjoy history brought to life by passionate story tellers!
From
22 EUR
Private photography experience. See Barcelona  like a PRO
Tour ∙ 2.5 hrs
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48 EUR

Private photography experience. See Barcelona like a PRO

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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.
From
48 EUR
Private Tapas Tour with Transport
Tour ∙ 2 hrs
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31 EUR

Private Tapas Tour with Transport

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This tour will allow you to understand the liturgy how Spaniards eat Tapas, also is a great opportunity to taste the delicious food from different regions of Spain. We will visit the Best two restaurants for tapas in the Eixample area, where everything is super fresh and cook when we order.
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31 EUR
Highlights and Hidden Gems in The Old Town with Official Guide - Regular Tour
Tour ∙ 3 hrs
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19 EUR

Highlights and Hidden Gems in The Old Town with Official Guide - Regular Tour

The most entertaining one. All in one. Discover the hidden gems of the first district in town. The district with more history... Discover its Catalan culture and traditions through Catalan legends and curious histories.
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19 EUR
Discovering off the beaten paths by bike with Official Guide
Tour ∙ 3 hrs
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34 EUR

Discovering off the beaten paths by bike with Official Guide

Discover quiet and real areas of the city with a local and official tour guide of Catalunya. Taste local drinks and sweets. Visit a flea Market and the new Silicon Valley of Barcelona as well as historic stores working for more than 100 years with the same family.
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34 EUR
The Sweet Barcelona Tour
Tour ∙ 3 hrs
 ∙ From 
35 EUR

The Sweet Barcelona Tour

Discover Barcelona´s finest pastry shops and bakeries with me. We bike in different districts and try local, high quality pastries. In the meantime we will pass major highlights in the city.
From
35 EUR
Swim and sail in Barcelona
Tour ∙ 2 hrs
 ∙ From 
55 EUR

Swim and sail in Barcelona

If you want to have a small break during your holiday and try to swim and sail in my sailboat you can come with me!
From
55 EUR
Following the footsteps of Picasso with Official Guide - Regular tour
Tour ∙ 3 hrs
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29 EUR

Following the footsteps of Picasso with Official Guide - Regular tour

Follow the traces of Picasso's art in Barcelona. This private tour will hold your hand with Pablo Picasso, one of the creators of cubism. Discover his life through the streets of Barcelona and his paintings in his museum (fast track). Immerse yourself in the Picasso's artistic life.
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29 EUR
Romantic walk along the old Roman road
Tour ∙ 4 hrs
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40 EUR

Romantic walk along the old Roman road

We will walk through the magnificent Natural Park of Collserola to the city medieval city of Sant Cugat. We will get to the top of the Tibidabo mountain range and start our walk with amazing views over the city. During the walk we will discover forgotten ruins and old chapels.
From
40 EUR
Discover the Olympic Mountain
Tour ∙ 3 hrs
 ∙ From 
21 EUR

Discover the Olympic Mountain

Get away from the bustling city & spend some relaxing time on the Olympic Mountain of Montjuïc - Barcelona´s green lung.
From
21 EUR
Sail, swim, snacks and drinks
Tour ∙ 2 hrs
 ∙ From 
41 EUR

Sail, swim, snacks and drinks

Come to sail with us and enjoy the exceptional views of Barcelona from the sea or take a dip in the calm waters of the Mediterranean while we take care of serving you a snack with cava, beer or soft drinks.
From
41 EUR

Customer feedback about Alternative Tours in Barcelona

Rating 5.0 based on 18 reviews

P
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 *****
Private photography experience. See Barcelona like a PRO
G
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.
Private photography experience. See Barcelona like a PRO
P
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!!!
Private photography experience. See Barcelona like a PRO
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My family and I had an amazing tour with Francisco to Montserrat - highly recommend it. He picked us up at our apartment and was immediately friendly and engaging. We had a great conversation on our drive to Montserrat talking about history and geology of the region. He told us all about the Monastery & the mountain. We stopped at food stalls, he took GREAT photos, we saw the boys choir - everything we wanted. He tailored the trip perfectly to our interests and my kids. It was a wonderful day.
Private Tour of Montserrat from Barcelona
Excellent tour with friendly guide
I am not new to Barcelona, in fact I used to live in this city. However, the three hour private walking tour with Christian was surprisingly new and gave me plenty of new knowledge about history and architecture of Barcelona. The pace of the tour was excellent, the contents a good mix of well-known sights and hidden gems. I strongly recommend this private guided tour to anyone interested in knowing more about Barcelona, whether on their first visit or as a veteran of this city.
Explore hidden streets with friends
R
We thoroughly enjoyed the tours
We had a wonderful time with Francisco on our tour to Montserrat and our Tapas Tour. He picked us up exactly on time at our apartment for both tours and we enjoyed every minute we spent with him. Our drive to Montserrat was lovely and Francisco explained the history of Montserrat as well as some interesting stories about the site. We loved Francisco's choices of restaurants for tapas and we would never have known what to order without him!
Private Tapas Tour with Transport
K
Highlight of our trip
I usually hesitate to go on guided tours because I'm afraid of being dragged through touristy schlock by a bored and indifferent guide but in this case, I had no need to fear because this tour was fantastic! Christian was a great host and was deeply interested in the history of the area. He was friendly, charming, and genuinely cared that we had a fulfilling time. This was the highlight of our trip and I recommend it highly.
Explore hidden streets with friends
L
Our guide, Francisco Miro, provided expert local knowledge and planned an excellent day touring the old town of Sitges, the mountain village of Montserrat and the cava cellars of Freixenet. The itinerary allowed time to enjoy each stop, and included lunch at a hilltop vineyard restaurant. We recommend that visitors to Barcelona explore the countryside with Francisco, who also offers complete day tours within the city.
Private Tour of Montserrat from Barcelona
J
Perfect!
Christian’s knowledge of architecture, history, culture, and Spanish current events is extensive to say the least - we learned so much! In addition to Christian’s wealth of knowledge he’s just a great guy! So personable, friendly and accessible. He made really great recommendations for restaurants and other local points of interest. This experience was the perfect way to start our visit to Barcelona.
Gaudí & Barcelona Legends
T
Francisco was one of the best guides we've ever had! He was very knowledgeable & gave great explanations and information on the history & facts of the various sites we visited. Francisco was also very flexible and considerate of our agenda of special things we wanted to see & do. I told him at the end of our tour "You're the best guide, the best driver, and the best photographer we've ever had!!!"
Private Tour of Montserrat from Barcelona
Felt like an old friend was taking us around
Francisco's tour was full of facts but also we experienced all the shortcuts and techniques to make the best time out of our stay despite the crowds. He also took very high quality photos of our trio, even suggesting how to pose. By the end of the afternoon we felt like old friends.

Highly recommend Francisco but book early because we tried to book him again but his schedule was packed!
Private Tour of Montserrat from Barcelona
M
Exceeded expectations
Our tour with Francisco exceeded our expectations - he is an outstanding guide with a passion for local foods. At all of our stops he was able to give food and drink recommendations based on their specialties. He also took several wonderful pictures during the tour that were promptly emailed to us. We are planning a trip back to Barcelona in 2018 and plan to use him again.
Private Tapas Tour with Transport
M
I highly recommend his tour
Christian met us on time at an easy to find location. His passion for the history of Barcelona was infectious and his knowledge was undeniable. He brought history alive and his tour was more than we could have expected. I highly recommend his tour. By the end of our winding through the narrow streets and visiting hidden plazas we felt as if he was a friend.
Explore hidden streets with friends
J
Very interesting!
Christian was our guide in Barcelona... He was very knowledgeable about the architecture and showed us things that we would neverr have noticed ourselves. It was 2 hours long and it was actually only the 2 of us (2 others we're no show) but their max is 6 anyway. Great value for a small group which are sooo much better!
Gaudí & Barcelona Legends
R
Great tour
It was an evening very well spent with Chris. Within the limited time, Chris walked me through some of the most important architectures in the city with informative knowledge and a great sense of humor. I truly enjoyed it and would definitely come back for his other experiences if I'm in Barcelona next time.
Gaudí & Barcelona Legends
J
Top experience
If I could rate this experience as more than 5 stars, I would. The primary reason we came to Barcelona was to see the work of Antoni Gaudi firsthand. Chris was able to do with his descriptive words what Gaudi did in the transformation of inorganic material into life and legend.
Gaudí & Barcelona Legends
P
Wonderful tour
It was truly an enlightening experience.. we got to see the real historical side of Barcelona.. explained wonderfully by Christian.. he is a patient guide and explains well any query we have. If one wishes to know about the inner streets of Barcelona.. go with Christian.
Explore hidden streets with friends
S
We had a great night with Francisco.
We walked to 2 nearby tapas restaurants and had a great variety of foods to sample. He taught us about the different offerings and encouraged us to be adventurous. He fit right in with our family of five. I would highly recommend this evening opportunity.
Private Tapas Tour with Transport

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