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Welcome tour to Barcelona

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Are you planning your first trip to Barcelona? If so, keep reading because this “Welcome Tour to Barcelona” is designed to pique your interest.

Barcelona has risen to become one of the world’s premier vacation destinations. While many tourists are drawn to its beaches, vibrant nightlife, iconic Sagrada Familia, and delicious paella, there’s so much more to discover in this city. Barcelona is a treasure trove of artistic richness, where every street is steeped in history and culture.

For the best introduction to Barcelona, embark on our “Welcome Tour to Barcelona” led by expert guides. This carefully crafted itinerary offers a comprehensive overview of the city and highlights key events that have shaped its history.

Whether you’re visiting for a short stay or considering making Barcelona your new home, our “Welcome Tour to Barcelona” will immerse you in the heart of the city from day one.

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Duration ⌛:2h30m

Available languages: English, Spanish, Italian, French, Portuguese, German, Chinese, Russian, Arabic

Type of tour: Barcelona Private tours

The “Welcome Tour of Barcelona” is a guided walking expedition led by a knowledgeable local guide who will acquaint you with the city’s prominent landmarks. Since it’s tailored for newcomers, you’ll traverse the heart of Barcelona, delving into the rich history and uncovering the hidden stories behind its most significant structures.

The primary advantage of opting for a guided tour rather than exploring on your own lies in the opportunity to pose any questions that may arise during your journey. It’s highly likely that a variety of inquiries will spring to mind during the tour:

– Who was the founder of Barcelona?
– What was the city’s initial size?
– Which building garners the most visitors in the city?
– Who exactly was Antoni Gaudí?

The final price will depend on the number of participants in the group. The guides who lead the tours are accredited professionals with the necessary training to answer any questions you may have on the tour.

*Dollar prices are approximate depending on fluctuation

Adults Low Season (from October 1st to April 30th)

PeopleTotal Price(Price x person)
1 person199€/213$199€/213$ person
2 people178€/190$89€/95$ person
3 people267€/295$89€/95$ person
4 people or more70€/75$ person

Adults High Season (from May 1st to September 30th)

PersonesTotal Price(Price x person)
1 person330€/354$330€/354$person
2 people300€/320$150€/160$person
3 people330€/354$110€/118$person
4 people or more90€/96$ person

Children (up to 11 years old)

  • Free

This route starts at the Arc de Triomf, one of the most emblematic spots in the city. Once the whole group is assembled, the guide will take you down to the Ciutadella Park to show you some of the city’s most beautiful gardens.

Leaving the park, you will enter the three most important districts of Barcelona. These are El Born, the Gothic Quarter and El Raval. Through your guide, you will come to understand the importance of each street, each square, each park, each great building. This will let you better understand the charms of Barcelona.

The tour schedules are carried out in two time slots:

  • Morning: 10.30 a.m.
  • Afternoon: 4.30 p.m.

Cancellation of this tour is free of charge,provided you do it up to 48 hours before it begins. If you cancel less than 48 hours before the tour or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Tour language

The guides for this tour speak Spanish, English, Italian, French, French, Portuguese, German, Chinese, Russian and Arabic.

What does the tour include?

The tour includes a private guide, speaking throughout the total duration of the tour.


The tour lasts 2 and a half hours.

How late can I book?

You can book this welcome tour to Barcelona up to 24 hours before it starts. We recommend that you book a little further in advance to make sure we have guides available for the experience.


This tour is accessible for people with reduced mobility, but we recommend that you let us know about this when you make your booking, so that we can be 100% sure that the tour is fully accessible.


The tour is pet-friendly.

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Meeting point:

The meeting point is right below the Arc de Triomf.

How to find us

You can reach the meeting point from the nearest metro station, Arc de Triomf (on the L1 line). Get off at this stop and head to right under the arch. The guide will have already contacted you with more details if necessary. We will provide them with your phone number and name, so they can contact you in the event you cannot find each other.

Mariona Pelechá
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One of the best tours I've ever had. You can tell the guide is an official one.
Jose Maria
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Very good tour for starting to get to know Barcelona!
Maria Inés
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I found everything he told us very interesting, highly recommended.


We recommend you choose the Barcelona welcome tour if it’s your first time in Barcelona and you want to see its main attractions quickly. This will let you see which spots most catch your attention, so you know what to see when you come back to this city on the shores of the Mediterranean.

You won’t have to tip the guide, as you’ve already paid for their work in the tour ticket. Make your booking and just worry about enjoying yourself once you’re here.

This welcome tour of Barcelona is one of the best ways to discover the charm of our city. But if you want to continue getting to know this metropolis full of art and culture, discover the secrets it hides and be surprised by the most fascinating traditions, don’t hesitate to combine your welcome tour with another of our tours: Gothic Quarter tour, El Born and Ciutadella tour, El Raval tour, etc.

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