Ultimate Barcelona: Gaudí, Food & Local Secrets

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Barcelona is a city of Gaudí wonders and Gothic streets...

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... A city of a thousand postcard views

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But this unique trips invites you to stay for longer...

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Explore more deeply...

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... And experience our insider's take on Barcelona

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You'll explore village-like barrios by eBike...

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Fill your boots on an epic food tour...

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Visit a UNESCO World Heritage site in the hills...

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... And explore a Guadí mansion, all lit up at night

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Join us for the ultimate Barcelona city break...

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... With every detail taken care of for you


This is Barcelona's ultimate city break. Let us share our love for Catalonia's capital through our insider knowledge, local hosts and gorgeous hotels. We blend the Gaudí jewels and the Montserrat mountains with our self-guided walks and free time to relax and explore.

  • Gaudí wonders
  • Guided experiences
  • Indulgent food & wine
  • Insider knowledge
  • Stunning viewpoints
  • Boutique city hotels
  • Montserrat visit
  • Mediterranean flavour
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What's Included

Key Inclusions

7 nights in first-class hotels

All breakfasts

2 x lunches

Guided activities as described

Private airport/station transfers

Luggage transfer

Train to/from Montserrat

Guided Activities

Private bespoke foodie tour

Private eBike tour (can be walking tour)

Shared Gaudí house night visit

Montserrat visit with choir singing

5* Service

We have personally experienced & loved every aspect of this trip

Travel Guide app with advice, background information and recommendations

ABTOT / ATOL Financial protection

Local support throughout

24/7 emergency support

Industry-leading 160% carbon capture

Please note: International travel not included.


Day 1

Arrive in Barcelona

We'll be waiting as you land this morning (train travel via Paris available) and transfer to your boutique hotel on the leafy Montjuic hill. Walk into the old town to begin to explore along La Rambla and down the lively backstreets of the Gothic Quarter. If you prefer to keep it simple, enjoy a leisurely lunch with a view over the port.

Day 2

Soak in stunning views from Montjuic

Day 3

Eat and drink your way through Barcelona

Day 4

Visit a UNESCO wonder in the hills

Day 5

Dedicate today to Gaudí, or Tarragona

Day 6

Discover hidden corners of the old town

Day 7

Cycle by day, experience Gaudí at night

Day 8

Head from home, or keep exploring

Memorable moments you can look forward to...

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Delve into...

Lively food markets

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Barcelona's hidden gems

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In Barcelona's local barrios

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Eat & drink...

Like the locals do

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A Gaudí wonder at night

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Above the city by cable car

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Tuck into...

Tapas with a view

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At Modernist masterpieces

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Be moved by...

Montserrat's choir song

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Epic views from across the city

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Be wowed...

By the Magic Fountains

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Soak in...

Mediterranean sun by the sea

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Join the locals...

For a morning seafront stroll

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In peaceful pockets of green

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Look out for...

Ciutadella Park's parakeets

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Be in the know...

For the best places to eat

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In two delightful hotels

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Fall in love...

With Spain's grandest city

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