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Barcelona: Montjuïc Cable Car Roundtrip Ticket

1. Barcelona: Montjuïc Cable Car Roundtrip Ticket

See Barcelona from above this this roundtrip ticket for the Montjuïc Cable Car. Ride on a newly refurbished cable car to the hill of Montjuïc which provides you with sweeping views of Barcelona. Make your way to the Parc de Montjuïc Cable Car station and hop aboard the spacious car. Make the climb up approximately 270 feet (84.5 meters) on a 2,460-foot (750-meter) run that affords views of the whole region, from the Serra de Collserola to the Mediterranean Sea. Visit three cable car stations on your way up, Parc de Montjuïc, Miramar, and Castell de Montjuïc. Get a bird's-eye-view of iconic landmarks like the imposing Sagrada Familia. Skip the walk back down using the return ticket.

Barcelona: Luxury Private Yacht Cruise

2. Barcelona: Luxury Private Yacht Cruise

Set sail for the ocean onboard your luxury yacht on this 2-hour sunset cruise. After meeting your skipper and listening to a quick safety briefing, your tour begins. Enjoy a welcome drink of cava or white wine and snacks as you set sail from the marina with the largest fleet of luxury private mega yachts in the Mediterranean Sea. During your cruise, sail past attractions such as the Maremagnum Shopping Center, the statue of Cristopher Colombus and the fortress of Montjuic Castle before you exit the port. Once out of the port, watch as the Barcelona coastline shrinks before your eyes. Admire the main features of the city skyline such as the W Hotel, Barceloneta Beach, Montjuic Castle, and the Olympic Towers. You can also enjoy a unique perspective of the Sagrada Familia from the sea before returning to the port.

Barcelona: 2-Hour Sailing Experience with Refreshments

3. Barcelona: 2-Hour Sailing Experience with Refreshments

Discover the beautiful coastline of Barcelona on a yacht tour. See the Port of Barcelona, Barceloneta beach, the Castle of Montjuic, and the Tibidabo mountain from a unique perspective on the Mediterranean Sea. Set sail out of the inner marina and admire some of the most luxurious, private mega yachts of the Mediterranean sea moored at One Ocean Marina at Port Vell. Then pass by the famous shopping Center Maremagnum built on the dock, and see the famous statue of Christopher Columbus. Marvel at the World Trade Center building before your ship sets course for the northern mouth of the port of Barcelona. Just before the northern entry of the Port of Barcelona, pass under the largest drawbridge in Spain that gives access to one of the most important commercial ports of the Mediterranean Sea. Once you're out of the harbor, the sails are hoisted and you'll sail along the coast of Barcelona, to enjoy the incredible views of the city. See landmarks such as the Modern W Hotel, the beach of the Barceloneta, the Castle of Montjuic, the Olympic Towers, and Sagrada Familia all from a whole new angle. In the background, the Tibidabo mountain frames the city. Enjoy the sensation of being out on the open sea and feel the salty breeze while savoring some delicious local specialties and Spanish wine or Catalan Cava.

Barcelona Experience 3-Hour Tour

4. Barcelona Experience 3-Hour Tour

A cool three hours exploring Barcelona city center, and the Montjuic Olympic park. Your tour starts by the Arc de Triomf and then heads to the city center via the Sagrada Familia and the ever busy Passeig de Gracia. After driving down Las Ramblas (looking like a rock star) the tour makes it way through El Raval and Poble Sec before climbing slowly onto the open roads of Montjuic. Here you can see Poble Espanyol, MNAC, the Olympic Stadium, the Miro Foundation and Montjuic Castle. Coming down from Montjuic, follow the coastline until Port Olympic, where you make the final turn back towards GoCar HQ.

Barcelona: Luxury Private Sunset Yacht Cruise

5. Barcelona: Luxury Private Sunset Yacht Cruise

Set sail for the ocean onboard your luxury yacht on this 2-hour sunset cruise. After meeting your skipper and listening to a quick safety briefing, your tour begins. Enjoy a welcome drink of cava or white wine and snacks as you set sail from the marina with the largest fleet of luxury private mega yachts in the Mediterranean Sea. During your cruise, sail past attractions such as the Maremagnum Shopping Center, the statue of Cristopher Colombus and the fortress of Montjuic Castle before you exit the port. Once out of the port, watch as the sun sets over the Barcelona coastline. Admire the main features of the city skyline such as the W Hotel, Barceloneta Beach, Montjuic Castle and the Olympic Towers. You can also enjoy a unique perspective of the Sagrada Familia from the sea before returning to the port.

Barcelona Cable Car Sky Views, Magic Fountain & Castle Visit

6. Barcelona Cable Car Sky Views, Magic Fountain & Castle Visit

Explore districts like Ramblas, Raval, and the Old Town on this guided walking tour in Barcelona. Ride the cable car to Montjuic Castle and watch the sunset over the city and the sea. End your day by watching the Magic Fountain show.  Start your tour at the famous Ramblas in the heart of the city centre. Walk through the Old Town and visit the famous Boqueria Market. Pass by the Gran Teatre del Liceu, a fine example of modernist architecture and one of Europe's leading opera houses.  Have a look at the incredible façade of Palau Guell, where a young Gaudi showed his mastery of light and creating beautiful shapes. Continue your walking tour to discover the Raval, the most multicultural and off-the-beaten-path district of the Old Town.  Visit the Rambla del Raval to take a picture with the enormous Cat Statue by Fernando Botero, probably the cutest statue you will ever see. Next, take the Montjuic Funicular and enjoy the breathtaking views of Barcelona’s iconic skyline. Reach Montjuic Castle and explore this site which has been a military fortress since its early beginning. Find out how it has witnessed the change of political power in the city.  Enter the dungeons of the several political prisoners that have marked the history of the city. Receive access to the Tower of the Castle, where you can admire 360-degree views over Barcelona. Snap pictures dazzling views of Barcelona and the sea at sunset. Continue your walk and pass by the Olympic Stadium and the Palau Sant Jordi which is famous for hosting the best concerts in town. Along the way, stop at one of the best terraces in the area to savor traditional tapas paired with a local wine or beer. After your break, head to the Magic Fountain which was constructed for the 1929 Universal Exhibition. End your tour by watching the colorful dancing water of the fountain.

Barcelona: Montjuïc Guided Segway Tour

7. Barcelona: Montjuïc Guided Segway Tour

Starting from the heart of Barcelona, the Gothic Quarter, you'll pass by the seaside of the Old Port. Entering the mountain, dive into the world of nature and magic views of the city and seaside. Passing through the different parks, there are a lot of them, you'll enter the square of Hotel Miramar and the station of the cable car, made especially for the Universale EXPO 1929. At this point, make a stop to enjoy the views and take some pictures. Then, you will go up to the top of the mountain, where Montjuïc Castle is situated 173 meters high above the sea with its fantastic view. On your way back downtown you will still have time to visit the Mirador de Alcalde, where you can admire the city coastline before climbing down the hills.

Barcelona: Walking tour with Montjuic Castle & Cable Car

8. Barcelona: Walking tour with Montjuic Castle & Cable Car

Enjoy this walking tour of Barcelona Old Town and visit the famous Boqueria Market, considered one of the best markets in the world because of its modernist design and the richness of products it offers. Start your tour at the famous Ramblas, the heart of the city center. Pass by the Gran Teatre del Liceu, a classic example of Catalan modernism, as well as the Palau Güell, one of the most stunning examples of Antoni Gaudi’s architecture.   Continue your walking tour to discover Raval, the most multicultural and off-the-beaten-path district of the Old Town, that attracts people from diverse social, cultural, and geographical backgrounds. Visit the Rambla del Raval to take a picture with the enormous Cat Statue by Fernando Botero, perhaps one of the cutest statues you’ll ever see. Take the Montjuic funicular and prepare yourself for a bird’s eye view of Barcelona. Enjoy the breathtaking views from the Montjuic cable car as you gaze down on Barcelona’s iconic skyline. At the top of the funicular, you’ll reach Montjuic Castle, enjoying a private visit exclusively with your small group. Explore the military fortress, and enjoy access to exclusive areas, like the building’s dungeons.  Emerging from the dungeons, head to Montjuic Castle’s tower for the most spectacular, panoramic viewpoints of the city — if the day is clear enough, you'll see all the way to the Pyrenees. Afterward, head back to the Old Town via cable car, in perfect time to enjoy a delicious meal of tapas — be sure to pick up some recommendations from your guide for the best restaurants to hit.

Barcelona: Boat Trip

9. Barcelona: Boat Trip

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city center and see Barcelona from a unique perspective with an adventure onboard a beautiful sailboat. Adapt and customize the tour to suit your needs and create the perfect boat trip for your party, business trip, family outing, fishing trip, or other activity. After meeting at Port Olimpic, chat with the skipper to decide which of 3 routes to take, depending on your expectations and weather/sea conditions. Then board your beautiful sailboat and set sail out into the open sea. Feel free to play your own music on the boat's speakers and choose between the many drinks and appetizers available onboard, or bring your own.  On the first route, head northeast and admire the best of Barcelona's skyline. From the charming former fishing village that is now the Barceloneta neighborhood to the Olympic Village and the famous Bogatell and Mar Bella beaches, there is plenty to admire as you sit back and relax with a drink.  Depending on the weather, stop at Badalona beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in the area, for a dip. You can also ask your skipper to teach you how to sail during the tour.

Barcelona Montjuic Three-Hour Bike Tour

10. Barcelona Montjuic Three-Hour Bike Tour

Barcelona by bike is the perfect way to see a lot of the Catalan city in a short period of time. This guided bike tour is a refreshing ride up Montjuic offering spectacular views and historic monuments. Discover the magic of the Spanish hills on this fun-filled ride. Begin the day by the port and take in the refreshing ocean air. Home of the universal exhibition of 1929, the Raval neighbourhood awaits you next with its palaces and the Magic fountain. Lights and water create a breathtaking display. Another highlight of the neighbourhood is the Columbus Monument, remembering the man who discovered America. As the ride continues, you’ll come to Plaza de Espana. One of Barcelona’s biggest squares, it features the Venetian Towers and statues by Miquel Blay. Travelling up Avinguda de la Reina Maria Cristina you’ll view beautiful Spanish architecture, both classic and modern. As you climb higher up the hill, the Olympic ring, Palau Sant Jordi and the Olympic Stadium will come into view. You’ll have a chance to rest at the Joan Miro foundation, a museum of modern art, before going down to the Miramar, a beautiful viewpoint where you will have breathtaking views of the whole city and Mediterranean Sea. To conclude this spectacular tour you will ride through Port Vell, an old fisherman’s neighborhood, that had become one of the city’s most popular and trendy areas. Our friendly guide takes care of everything. All you need to do is start pedaling when he says ‘vamos’. The tour is fully organized and designed for your enjoyment. You can look forward to simple routes without traffic, a safe, beautiful journey every time.

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What people are saying about Montjuic Castle

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4.4 / 5

based on 4,790 reviews

Miguel was an excellent guide- we learned a lot and were amazed by the original city of Barcino! The Gothic quarter was fascinating and The Mercado de la Boqueria was exotic! The funicular and gondola to Montjuic was a wonderful 360 degree view of the city to finish the tour. I highly recommend!!

Our original tour was unable to run due to traffic from Catalan day, but our guide showed up and gave us a gothic quarter tour that was truly amazing. He took us to hidden areas that we never knew existed and his history knowledge was amazing

Felt a bit short but loved the views! Also, I recommend going earlier in the morning or afternoon so the castle is open.

That was a great experience! The host was lovely and joyful! Definitely reccomended!

Don't try walking to the cable car it is to far, get a taxi