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Barcelona | Barcelona Highlights Tour | AM

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In Barcelona, history and traditions go hand in hand with emerging fashion and new trends in cuisine, culture, and art. We will start with a panoramic tour along the elegant Passeig de Gràcia where you will see the most famous Gaudi houses, Casa Batlló and La Casa Mila (La Pedrera) as well as other majestic buildings of the Modernism era, before continuing to the sea where you will be able to admire the intense changes the city underwent with the organization of the Olympic Games in 1992. You will drive by the Arc of the Triumph, Ciudadela Park, the Olympic Village, the Olympic Port, the beach and the fisherman’s quarter, called Barceloneta, the Port Vell, Plaza (square) de Colon with its famous Columbus monument, indicating which way he sailed to discover the Americas. This point is also the beginning of the famous Ramblas of Barcelona. Then continue to the last station passing by the sports facilities built for the 1992 Olympic Games: the Lluis Companys stadium, the Palau Sant Jordi and the Olympic swimming pool Picornel. Finally, we return to the city centre for a guided walking tour of the old centre. Our guide will take you to the Ramblas, Cathedral Square, through the narrow street of the Gothic quarter and to Plaza Sant Jaume with the City Hall and Palau de la Generalitat, the seat of the Catalonian government. Our tour ends at Plaza de Catalunya in the city centre. This tour is conducted in both English & Spanish and has a  duration of 4.5 hours approximately.