Barcelona is a modern, hip, artistic city with some of the best tours Europe has to offer. Going on private Barcelona tours can be one of the best ways to experience its magic. Whether you’re a foodie, into sports or looking for a little bit of relaxation there’s something to discover for everyone. Private Barcelona tours always make a vacation more interesting, engaging and fun. Here’s some of the best ones.
Best private Barcelona tours
Private Tapas and Wine Tour with a Local
Foodies, this is for you. Explore Catalonia’s amazing culinary scene on this private 2-hour tapas and wine tasting tour. This is one of the best private Barcelona tours for those that enjoy cuisine. Foodies will roam roads less traveled and end up at 4 authentic eateries. You’ll drink some of the finest Catalonian wine and learn more about Barcelona’s food culture from your local guide. He or she will handpick the best places to experience the local tapas scene. Then, you’ll sample one glass of wine and one tapa in each of the chosen locations. Typical tapas in Barcelona usually include miniature sandwiches filled with cured meat and cheese called montaditos, ham or fish croquettes and a variety of seafood, like clams or mussels.
Waterfront Private Sailing Tour
This luxurious tour will have you sailing in style. Imagine the romance of private Barcelona tours on the water. Hop aboard a private yacht and anchors away! You have the option to choose between a 2, 3 or 4 hour tour to see Barcelona’s sights from the Mediterranean Sea. Admire the coast of the Barceloneta beach, as you glide past glamourous yachts and famous city landmarks like the La Sagrada Familia, the famous basilica. Your even allowed to take the helm of the boat for a bit, after your guide teaches you some sailing basics. Then, take an exhilarating dive into the warm waters of the Mediterranean, or enjoy complimentary drinks and fresh fruit on the deck.
Montserrat 7-Hour Private Tour with Lunch
This 7 hour-tour is one of the best ways to see one of the most beautiful places in Catalonia. The most iconic thing to see here is The Virgin of Montserrat, the patron saint of Catalonia known as Black Madonna. She’s a magnificent wood carving from the twelfth century that supposedly brings you blessings when you touch her orb. Montserrat itself, is a multi-peaked, sacred serrated mountain range, just 30 miles from Barcelona. During your tour, your guide will take you to the centuries old Benedictine monastery. Here, you’ll listen to the L’Escolania de Montserrat, one of the most famous and oldest children choirs in Europe and then, you’ll see the Black Virgin. Next, you either have the option to go hiking, or watch a historical audiovisual about the monks who live on the mountain. It’s great because this tour doesn’t require too much effort. A bus will pick you up from your hotel and drop you off at Plaza de España in Barcelona when the tour is over.
Barcelona Highlights Private Day Tour
Explore the famous highlights of Barcelona in just 7 hours on this tour. Taking it as part of private Barcelona tours ensures you can have a more intensive experience with your guide. You’ll walk through famous avenues and neighborhoods like the pleasant Passeig de Gracia and the atmospheric Gothic Quarter. Plus, your get to witness the masterful works of famed Catalan architect, Antoni Gaudí. Stare in awe at the colorful Casa Batlló, the vibrant Park Güell and the grandiose La Sagrada Familia Basilica.
Football Club Barcelona Private Tour
This tour is for all of you Lionel Messi fans out there. FC Barcelona is one of the most beloved football clubs in all of Europe. Discover the athletic history of the team’s stadium, Camp Nou, from a longtime club member. Your guide will show you the impressive sports arena, which includes sites like the club’s trophies, locker rooms, press room, presidential area and field. After, you’ll have the opportunity to visit the multimedia zone, the museum and buy some FC Barcelona gear in the stadium’s official store.