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Tour Of Montjüic Barcelona

3 hours

Explore Montjüic, Barcelona's hidden hilltop neighborhood

A bar hidden in the forest, a historic castle and even a Magic Fountain (it’s a real thing).

  • From 39.65 USD pp (based on 8 adults)

  • Private & 100% personalized tour

  • 3 hours

  • Walking Tour

  • Hosted in English (On request: Arabic, Catalan, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish)

If you feel like exploring Barcelona off the beaten path then you’re in luck, you’ve come to the right place. You’ll join one of our Barcelona hosts to explore Montjüic, a leafy neighborhood which has lazily blanketed itself over the hillside overlooking the harbor. The area takes its name from the Catalan for meaning ‘Jewish Mountain’, as it was once the home of the city’s Jewish community. You’ll visit Montjüic Castle, old military fortress which has roots dating back to 1640 and stop by the Olympic Stadium (which has an unusual history - we’ll leave it up to your host to divulge details). You could wander through The Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, with its Romanesque paintings and Catalan art, then play hide and seek and look for the coolest bar in the neighborhood. Oh alright, here’s a clue: it’s hidden on the forested cliff-tops behind the castle. Barbecues, sunset drinks and dj sets, what more could you want? A magic fountain, you say? There’s one of those too; the Font Màgica de Montjuïc is an amazing display of motion, light, color, music and water acrobatics. Life’s not bad up on the hill.

Please note that the show at the Magic Fountain takes place from June to the end of September, from Wednesday to Sunday at 21:30 so we recommend booking on these days and as an evening experience if you would like to include this. 

    • Join one of our hosts to explore the Montjüic neighborhood, somewhere that’s stayed off the radar and out of the guidebooks so far!
    • Climb the hill on foot, or take the old funicular up to this leafy, hillside area
    • Explore its landmarks like Montjüic Castle and The Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya
    • Discover the long and dramatic history of the area - from its beginnings as a Jewish neighborhood to trouble at the Olympic Games, there’s plenty to hear about!
    • Stop by one of the best kept secrets in Barcelona, a bar hidden in the pine forests in the heights of the area, enjoy a drink and hear the DJ spinning records
    • If you stick around into the evening, see the stunning lights show at the Magic Fountain
    • This experience will be personalized to you!
    • What’s included
    • A private and personalized experience
    • 3 hours with a host
    • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
    • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)
    • What’s not included
    • Food and drinks, other than the ones included above
    • Transportation costs
    • Entrance fees to any attractions
    • Gratuities (optional)
  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

  • Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

    COVID-19 Flexible Policy: you can cancel for free up to a day before the experience and receive a full refund.

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