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Barcelona Artistic Experience, City Break

Barcelona
Barcelona
Passeig de Gracia
Passeig de Gracia
Park Güell
Park Güell
Gothic Quarter
Gothic Quarter
Port Olímpic
Port Olímpic
 

General information

DurationDestinationDeparture
4 days and 3 nights
Spain (Barcelona)
Spain (Barcelona)

Description

Discover the very best Barcelona has to offer on this unforgettable four-day city break. Admire Gaudi's masterpieces, declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO, then stroll down Las Ramblas and enjoy the entertainment provided by street musicians and performers. Appreciate the architecture of the Gothic Quarter in the Old Town and enjoy a spot of shopping on the Passeig de Gracia, home to most of the well-known boutiques in Barcelona.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
Barcelona: visit Gaudí’s most iconic creations such as Park Güell and the Sagrada Familia. Then soak up the atmosphere as you stroll along the bustling Las Ramblas.

Category

 
4 days 3 nights (Scheduled Tour)
Meals as per program 4 Stars
4 days and 3 nights
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5 days 4 nights (Pre night in Barcelona) (Scheduled Tour)
Meals as per program 4 Stars
5 days and 4 nights
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5 days 4 nights (Post night in Barcelona) (Scheduled Tour)
Meals as per program 4 Stars
5 days and 4 nights
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Program

Day 1:
ARRIVAL BARCELONA (15km – 30min)
Arrive at Barcelona via flight, ferry or train. A representative holding a sign displaying your name will be waiting to greet you and transfer you to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure enjoying the highlights of Barcelona. Visit the Old Town, enjoy some tapas while soaking up the atmosphere of Passeig de Gracia, or relax on the beach or in a bar overlooking the sea at Port Olímpic before your busy days of sightseeing ahead (own expense).

Day 2:
BARCELONA: ARTISTIC BARCELONA TOUR
Introduce your day with breakfast at the hotel and then head out to explore Barcelona. Start the tour from the office Julia Travel office, Estació del Nord, ground floor, platform 19. Remember you must check in at least 15 minutes before the starting time of the activity. Meet your guide and come aboard an air-conditioned coach towards Sagrada Familia. Enjoy a panoramic tour of the exterior of the Sagrada Familia. Marvel at the extensive symbolism of its façade details. Board your bus back again for a short trip to the Park Güell, located in the upper part of the city. Enjoy a guided tour of the Park with your local guide and discover why it is one of the most emblematic works by Gaudí. Wonder at the magnificent skills of Gaudí and its organic style, displayed all over the park. Did you know the Park is a World Heritage Site by UNESCO?

Follow your guide and board the coach again for a short trip to Passeig de Gracia, the most important street in the city. Stroll down the same admiring the many modernist buildings; learn about their history and significance. Stop in front of La Pedrera and at Casa Batlló, marvel at Gaudí’s abilities and enjoy the explanations of your guide. The duration of the tour is approx. four and a half hours.

Day 3:
BARCELONA: ON YOUR OWN
Breakfast at the hotel is followed by a day at your leisure exploring the main attractions of the city. Enjoy Barcelona's most famous street, La Rambla. From there, you can visit the city’s famous food market, La Boqueria, where you will have the opportunity to taste some of the local produce; take your pick from fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood, cheese or any type of meat imaginable. Continue through the Gothic Quarter, where you will discover the architecture, language and gastronomy unique to Spain and Barcelona; some of the gourmet shops are over 100 years old! Here, you can sample cured meats at a shop specialized in Iberian ham and a selection of delicious, local tapas in any of the restaurants. Make your own way back to the hotel or stay out for another glass of wine (own expense).

Day 4:
DEPARTURE BARCELONA (15km – 30min)
After breakfast at the hotel, enjoy your final day in Spain’s most celebrated tourist destination by visiting museums or galleries, purchasing souvenirs to remind you of your trip, or simply strolling through its historic, bustling streets (own expense). At the indicated time, transfer to the airport. Although it’s time to say goodbye to this magnificent city, the memories created here will last a lifetime.

Price includes

TOUR GUIDE:
- Operated with bilingual English- and Spanish-speaking local guide during the Artistic Barcelona Tour (Day 2)

ACCOMMODATION:
- 3 nights’ accommodation

MEALS:
- 3 breakfasts

TRANSPORT:
- Arrival shared transfer from Barcelona Airport, Port or Train station (Day 1)
- Shared transportation in an air-conditioning during the Artistic Barcelona Tour (Day 2)
- Departure shared transfer to Barcelona Airport, Port or Train station (Day 4)

ENTRANCE FEES AND ACTIVITIES:
- All entrance fees and activities mentioned in the itinerary: Artistic Barcelona Tour, including admission to Park Güell and Sagrada Familia

OTHER:
- Meet and greet

Price does not include

- Visa fees
- Domestic flights
- International flights
- Drinks during meals (unless specified otherwise)
- Optional tours (if any)
- City tax not included, payable on the spot
- Any visit not mentioned in the program
- Porterage and gratuities
- Expenditures of a personal nature, drinks and meals or items not stated explicitly in the program
- Any alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, mineral water, camera/video camera fee (if any)
- Travel Insurance or any loss or extra cost arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as flight delays, accidents, etc.

Itinerary

Day Overnight Itinerary highlights
1 Hotel Abba Rambla de Barcelona or similarBarcelona   Barcelona El Prat Airport, Barcelona - Airport
2 Hotel Abba Rambla de Barcelona or similarBarcelona
3 Hotel Abba Rambla de Barcelona or similarBarcelona
4   Barcelona El Prat Airport, Barcelona - Airport

Accommodations provided in each place

Place4 days 3 nights5 days 4 nights (Pre night in Barcelona)5 days 4 nights (Post night in Barcelona)
BarcelonaHotel Abba Rambla de Barcelona or similar