Private Barcelona Half-Day Tour by Sidecar

Discover Sagrada Familia, La Rambla, Barceloneta Beach, and more

Travel Flexibly · 3.50h · Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona is well-known for its picturesque promenades, majestic Gaudi architecture, and narrow alleys, but did you know its many must-see highlights are dotted across the sprawling city? That’s why we’ve teamed up with expert guides, who’ll invite you along on their sidecar motorcycle to whizz between cathedrals, squares, viewpoints, and monuments. As a private tour, you can look forward to an itinerary catered to your interests—without the bother of lengthy walks and stressful metro rides

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  • Hotel pick-up​
  • Sidecar Motorcycle​
  • Beautiful city of Barcelona​
  • Tailor made itinerary​
  • Barcelona's Highlights​
  • Old Town​
  • Wireless communication system​
  • Beachfront sidecar tour​

Begin your ultimate Barcelona adventure with convenience and style, as our private driver-guide picks you up directly from your hotel, if located in Barcelona city centre, in a sidecar motorcycle. Soon, you’ll be gliding along the city’s beautiful streets with ease and taking in one marvelous sight after another. From the ancient streets of the Gothic Quarter to the modernist marvels dreamed up by Gaudí, each stop is just as fascinating as the last.

Throughout the tour, your guide will enrich the journey with insights and stories about each destination, highlighting hidden gems and local restaurants that are off the beaten path. Plus, since this is a private tour, the itinerary is tailored to your preferences, and the ease of a sidecar ensures you can visit the many diverse regions of Barcelona in under four hours.

Private Barcelona Half-Day City Tour by Sidecar Description

Your 3.5-hour tour includes:

  • Private experience catered to your interests

  • Expert, local guide

  • Fun-filled sidecar excursion

  • Helmets with integrated wireless communication

  • City map and insider recommendations on dining

  • Hotel pickup and dropoff (city center)

Historic Beginnings and Seaside Splendors

Your journey kicks off right from your accommodation in Barcelona City Center in the morning or afternoon, depending on your selected departure time. Keep an eye out for your private guide pulling up in a sidecar. Then, after a brief introduction, hop in for a thrilling ride among Barcelona’s wide tree-lined streets and narrow alleys.

Your first destination is the Columbus Monument, a towering tribute to the explorer who reshaped our world. From here, the Old Port, with its yachts and gothic buildings, offers a glimpse into Barcelona's maritime heritage, while Barceloneta Beach awaits with its golden sands and energetic atmosphere.

Next, venture into El Borne, where medieval charm meets modern-day luxury. Here, the narrow alleys tell tales of artisans and merchants, while the Parc de la Ciutadella offers a green oasis and superb views of the Arc de Triomf. As you whizz between stops, your guide will reveal the fascinating history behind each site and how they’ve evolved through time.

UNESCO Wonders and Gracia's Charm

Continuing on your side-car trip through Barcelona, you’ll soon arrive at the Sagrada Familia—Antoni Gaudí's unfinished masterpiece and a UNESCO World Heritage site. This architectural marvel stuns with its soaring towers and intricate facades and is an excellent spot to pull over to capture photos. You’ll also take time to ponder Gaudi’s first work, Casa Vicens, before gliding over to the Gracia district. Here, enjoy the lively happenings of local life while your guide clues you into the area’s best bars and restaurants.

Elegance and History Along the City's Avenues

Back in the sidecar, you'll delight in a lovely ride along Avenida Diagonal to Passeig de Gracia. The UNESCO-listed Casa Milà and Casa Battló await here, each showcasing Gaudí's genius in bending nature to architecture. Plaza España is also nearby, which you'll see from all angles while whizzing around its massive surrounding roundabout. Let your guide know if you'd like to pull over for a photo. This is your private Barcelona adventure, after all!

Montjuic's Panoramas and La Rambla's Energy

The final leg of your tour brings you up Montjuic Hill, where you'll appreciate the ease of the sidecar even more as you bypass the need for a tiresome climb. In no time, you’ll be admiring panoramic views of Barcelona and the Mediterranean Sea sprawling around you and happening upon the Olympic Stadium dating back to the 1992 games.

Then, delight in one last joy ride down La Rambla. Hop out here to enjoy the many shops and lively restaurants, or return to your hotel to regroup after your epic day out. You'll be dropped off at your best convenience! Either way, It's time to bid farewell to your guide equipped with valuable insights and appreciation for its historical and scenic wonders. Adios!

The above itinerary is an example only and is subject to change. As this is a private tour, we’ll do our best to cater the stops to your interests. Please let us know your preferences beforehand

What you get with this tour
Expert, local guide and driver
Private experience
Columbus Monument
Barceloneta Beach
Arc de Triomf
Sagrada Familia
Passeig de Gracia
Montjuic Hill
Olympic Stadium
La Rambla promenade
Food and drinks
Guide gratuities
Entrance tickets
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Frequently Asked Questions

What to bring?

What to bring?

We suggest wearing adequate clothing for the season and bring along a bottle of water in the summer. The sidecar motorcycles are equipped with windshields, blankets and windbreakers to keep you warm. Sunglasses are strongly recommended

Is this tour run by The Tour Guy?

This tour is operated by one of our trusted and vetted partners in Barcelona

What if I have concerns about my mobility on this tour?

If you have any doubts about your mobility, please let us know beforehand so your needs can be better accommodated. We suggest taking a Private Barcelona in a day tour so your needs can be better accommodated. This tour includes navigating in and out of a sidecar and occasionally navigating busy streets

What happens if it rains?

We run our Barcelona tours rain or shine. If rainfall is extremely heavy, the tour may be subject to cancellation or rescheduling for safety reasons

Is there any chance my tour might be canceled?

On the rare occasion the tour is canceled, we'll inform you as soon as possible. We will work with you to reschedule your tour when possible or provide a full refund

Is lunch included in the price of the tour?

Food is not included in the price of this tour. However, your guide will be happy to recommend one of our favorite spots to grab a bite after your tour

Are drinks included in the price of the tour?

No, but if you walk up a thirst, our guides are happy to recommend a good spot to grab a drink after the tour. We recommend bringing water with you, as you'll be exploring for close to four hours. Optionally you can decide to book an additional sparkling cava glass, for a toast overlooking Barcelona

Can I bring my kids, and do I have to pay for them?

Yes, everyone is welcome on our Barcelona city tour. We charge a set rate depending on your group size, and children are included in this count. Please choose accordingly when booking

Why do I have to pay for my child?

Since this trip includes transportation, all passengers on the tour must be seated for safety and legal reasons. That means a young child takes up the same space as a youth or adult

Does this tour include hotel pickup?

Yes, hotel pickup within the city center is included on this tour

Where does this tour end?

This tour ends with a drop-off back at your hotel. If you’d like to be dropped off elsewhere, please let us know beforehand, and we’ll do our best to arrange this

Is this tour run by The Tour Guy?

This tour is operated by one of our trusted and vetted partners in Barcelona

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