Setting out from the port by coach, you will find it easy to relax and enjoy this driving tour of Spain’s most fascinating city, Barcelona, a lovely Mediterranean stronghold of architectural interest. Your guide will point out all the highlights as the coach drives up Via Laietana to pass outside the Cathedral de la Santa Creu I Santa Eulalia
. You will drive along one of Barcelona’s most famous streets, the Passeig de Gracia
, lined with different Modernist buildings, many of which were designed by architect Antoni Gaudí. Watch for Casa Batlló
, an iconic Barcelona landmark and Casa Mila
. You will drive by one of Gaudí’s masterpieces – the Sagrada Familia (Holy Family) Church
. This is a site not to be missed. Though construction was started in 1882 it is still unfinished. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is the most-visited building in Barcelona, and immediately identifies the city around the world. From here you’ll head up to the El Mirador Alcalde
garden with the most exceptional views of Barcelona and its impressive harbor.
: This tour will end at the pier. An inside visit to the Sagrada Familia is not included. The Cathedral is closed to tours.