21 Best Barcelona Cultural & History Tours 2022 - Best Tours in Barcelona

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Private Gaudi Tour of Barcelona with Transport
Tour ∙ 4 hrs
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75 EUR

Private Gaudi Tour of Barcelona with Transport

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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.
From
75 EUR
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.
From
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
Feel like Gaudí: Tour & Mosaic Workshop
Tour ∙ 3 hrs
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49 EUR

Feel like Gaudí: Tour & Mosaic Workshop

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Join this special Gaudí experience! Learn about modernism and the most famous Catalan architect during a two hours walk. Have your personal hands-on experience in Angelika´s workshop where you will create your own souvenir in Gaudí´s mosaic style.
From
49 EUR
COMBO GAUDÍ: Sagrada Familia & Park Guell with Official Guide - Regular Tour
Tour ∙ 3 hrs
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49 EUR

COMBO GAUDÍ: Sagrada Familia & Park Guell with Official Guide - Regular Tour

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What a better way to learn about Gaudí? A close experience, skipping the line. Avoid the big group tours and enjoy it!
From
49 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
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.
From
29 EUR
Highlights by bike with Official Guide - Regular Tour
Tour ∙ 3 hrs
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35 EUR

Highlights by bike with Official Guide - Regular Tour

Discover the main sights of the city with a fantastic electric bike! What a better way to enjoy the sunny areas, ancient buildings and art-noveau arts? Private tour with an official tour guide of Catalunya.
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35 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
Essentials of Barcelona: Full-day Private tour with Official Guide
Tour ∙ 7 hrs
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90 EUR

Essentials of Barcelona: Full-day Private tour with Official Guide

Is this your first time in Barcelona? Even if it's not, this tour is essential to get to know Barcelona in one day. It is a combined tour: by foot, by taxi and stopping to eat Catalan menu for lunch you'll discover the essence of the Catalan culture, always accompanied by a licensed tourist guide.
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90 EUR
Costa Brava full day tour
Tour ∙ 11 hrs
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85 EUR

Costa Brava full day tour

On this tour we are going to visit the Girona coast, christened 100 years ago as the Costa Brava. The name is due to its unique rocky, rugged and cut shape coastline, composed of small coves surrounded by pine forests and lapped by crystal water.
From
85 EUR
Costa Brava half day tour
Tour ∙ 9 hrs
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57 EUR

Costa Brava half day tour

In this half day tour we will discover the southern part of the Costa Brava visiting two villages that represent the essence of that coast . You will go back with a complete idea of what Costa Brava is about.
From
57 EUR
Magic Gaudí Houses with Official Guide - skip the line
Tour ∙ 2 hrs
 ∙ From 
49 EUR

Magic Gaudí Houses with Official Guide - skip the line

Discover the best buildings in the city designed by the arquitect Antoni Gaudí. Walking tour in Passeig de Gràcia with entrance to Casa Milà.
From
49 EUR

Customer feedback about Cultural & History Tours in Barcelona

Rating 5.0 based on 20 reviews

M
Amazing workshop
We are a family of 4 (10 and 14 yr olds) who wanted a unique experience in Barcelona, so booked the Gaudí Tour & Mosaic Workshop and it was AMAZING! Christian started us off with a walking tour of some of Gaudí's (Casa Mila, Casa Batllo) and works by other architects of his time. He gave us a great overview of Gaudí--answering every one of our questions--and made the walking tour interesting to all 4 of us (not an easy feat, as it was booked on our second day there and we were jetlagged). Then he dropped us off at Angelika's studio where we could have stayed for hours working on our mosaics. All four of us were TOTALLY engaged in our projects. The best thing about this tour is you go home with both more knowledge of the city and one of its most famous architects and an amazing souvenir that you've made yourself. We LOVED this experience and would highly recommend it to everyone who wants something really special from Barcelona. Thanks so much, Christian and Angelika. You made our stay extra special!
Feel like Gaudí: Tour & Mosaic Workshop
C
Highly recommend this experience!
What a wonderful afternoon! Our family (teens and their parents) so enjoyed our private tour of Barcelona with Christian! He is incredibly knowledgeable about Gaudí and “modernism” architecture. We traipsed around the city, stopping to look at fabulous architecture and hearing great stories along the way. Christian is a wonderful guide, had lots to share and made the two hours fly by. After our leisurely, two hour promenade, Christian handed us off to Angelika and we made lovely mosaics in her studio in an hour! We had our own private space, were offered to either make a magnet or decorate the top of a small box. We all chose the magnets and had such fun creating a pattern out of glass or ceramic tiles, a la Gaudí! We left on time with our beautiful work of art. We would all HIGHLY RECOMMEND this wonderful and unique experience! Thank you for such a fun filled and enjoyable afternoon!
Feel like Gaudí: Tour & Mosaic Workshop
D
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
P
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
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
A nice souvenir to bring home
Christian gave us what felt like a comprehensive tour of Gaudi works and the history around the architecture in the city, which the adults in our group appreciated the most. He also had insightful perspectives on the Catalonian, Spanish and European cultures which were interesting to talk about. On the workshop part of the tour Angelika was very nice and all of us really liked creating simple mosaics. It was also nice to have something hand-made to bring home.
Feel like Gaudí: Tour & Mosaic Workshop
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
G
Excellent service! Francisco is not only extremely knowledgeable and friendly but accommodating and easy going. I was so happy to have had him while visiting Sagrada; the details provided by him made our experience there whole. And his actually spending his childhood in Guell Park gave us insights we would not have been able to get anywhere else. Thank you very much, Francisco!
Private Gaudi Tour of Barcelona 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
S
Francisco is a wonderful guide who led us through some of Gaudi's Most impressive works and described them and all the colorful history and impact of his work. To add to this he is a very delightful guy to spend more than four hours with. He added personal touches including photos of us that arrived in our e-mail shortly after the tour.
Private Gaudi Tour of Barcelona with Transport
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
Francisco represents Barcelona so very well!
Our Gaudí tour was amazingly well planned. Excellent communication, easy access, pleasant walks, lots of information, excellent recommendations and a wonderful personality to share it! Francisco shares his wealth of local knowledge, history, and pride in his home with humor and enthusiasm.
Private Gaudi Tour of Barcelona with Transport
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
N
excellent guide, very knowledgable and personal
COMBO GAUDÍ: Sagrada Familia & Park Guell with Official Guide - Regular Tour

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