Tours & activities in Barcelona

2-hour Barcelona Highlights Private Tour

Make the most out of your visit and discover Barcelona's Old City top attractions with your private tour guide

ABOUT THE 2-hour Barcelona Highlights Private Tour

This 2-hour private tour is the perfect introduction to Barcelona and a great way to orientate yourself in the city. Your local private tour guide will take you to must-see spots such as the Gothic Quarter, Barcelona Cathedral, the Roman Necropolis, the Generalitat and much more!


Explore Barcelona’s historic center, and the world-renowned Gothic Quarter

Barcelona’s historic center has played host to thousands of years of fascinating history. From the Romans to the Visigoths, this cosmopolitan city has been moulded in the colourful style of its inhabitants. Boasting a unique language, identity and architectural style, delve into one of the continent’s most exciting destinations on this 2-hour private tour!

You’ll wander the medieval streets of Plaza del Rey, cross through the Plaça Nova, and delve into the history of the Spanish Civil War; all in the company of an expert local guide.

See Barcelona up close

If you and your family or friends are popping into Barcelona for a quick trip then make the most of your stay by booking a private tour that fits your schedule!

This private tour will show you Barcelona as it was meant to be seen - crossing through cobbled alleyways, and stopping to take in the atmosphere.

Visiting with a local expert guide will not only help you to tick off many of Barcelona’s must-see sites, but to couple these experiences with the stories behind these attractions.

Want a more comprehensive overview of the city? Upgrade to the 3-hour Private City Tour!


Is your preferred starting time or date not available online? Do you have something more specific in mind? Do not hesitate to contact us here

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Your 2-hour Barcelona Highlights Private Tour starts just outside the Jaume I Metro Exit in front of Hotel Suizo

  • Plaça de l'Àngel
  • Barcelona Cathedral
  • The Gothic Quarter
  • King Martin’s Watchtower
  • The Generalitat
  • The Council of One Hundred
  • Roman Necropolis
  • Catalan national identity
  • Plaça Nova
  • Santa Maria del Pi
  • Catalan legends & heroes
  • Picasso in Barcelona
  • Spanish Civil War
  • Roman ruins
  • Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar


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Inclusions & exclusions
What’s included
  • Private walking tour
  • Local English-speaking guide
Additional Information
  • Most popular starting times available online
  • We can adapt the tour for you, even when booking online! You will be asked some questions during the checkout process to help us better tailor the tour to the needs of your group
  • Full refund for cancellations with more than 72 hours notice
  • Invoice available after tour date
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With a private tour, you're the boss!


Whether you’re travelling with a group, or simply want your own private guide, SANDEMANs private tours offer you the flexibility to name your time, meeting point and what you specifically want covered, all at some of the best prices in Barcelona.

We believe in supporting local communities and are committed to giving a voice to some of Barcelona's best local freelance tour guides, who passionately share the city's history and culture with their own unique and always-entertaining style.

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Tailor your experience with a SANDEMANs private tour

  • Expert guides
  • Regular and bespoke options available
  • Pick-up service from your hotel or hostel available
  • Variety of languages available
  • Excellent customer service support


Participation in tours promoted by SANDEMANs NEW Europe is strictly on a voluntary basis. Neither SANDEMANs NEW Europe, nor the self-employed freelance guides who are the providers of the tours promoted by SANDEMANs NEW Europe, will be held responsible in any way for injuries to body or property incurred during tours. The tour guides reserve the right to deny participation in any tour, to any person, for any reason. Thank you for your understanding.


I am travelling alone; can I book a Private Tour?

Yes, absolutely!

Is there a maximum capacity per group?

Yes, for us to guaranty the quality of the tour, each tour guide can take a maximum of 30 people.

Larger groups can book two private tours online or contact us at for further quotations.

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