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“Great way to see parts of the city further out of the centre” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Barcelona Bus Turistic

Barcelona Bus Turistic
Ranked #63 of 529 Tours in Barcelona
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Barcelona Hop on Hop off Bus: the official city tour Discover the most amazing places in Barcelona with the official hop on hop off bus. There are three routes to choose! Enjoy an unforgettable tour around Barcelona: get on and off the Barcelona Hop on Hop off bus at your own will, either in the same route or switching the bus in the connection points of the three routes. Take advantadge of it to enjoy your Barcelona tour at its best. Buy here your ticket for 1 day or 2 consecutive days at the best prize. Save the lines and enjoy every minute of your stay in Barcelona. Fares adapted to our clients: • Adult: from 13 to 64 years old • Child: from 4 to 12 years old • Younger than 4 years old • Senior / disabled: older than 65 years old / disabled people> 33% What makes Barcelona Hop on Hop off Bus unique? • One single ticket allows you to tour along three different routes. • Has 45 stops and 5 connection points between different routes so that you get to know every single part of Barcelona. • Double decker buses and panoramic view. • Every bus has an audioguide system in 16 languages offering relevant information throuthout the entire route. Just plug in the headphones that you will be given with your ticket and enjoy sightseeing the city. • You will receive personalized customer service on board if required: it is the only Hop on Hop off bus with official tourist guides on board. • The price includes a city map and a guide in different languages that is given when getting into the bus. • It includes also a set of vouchers with discounts worth more than 200€ in the main attractions, cultural activityes and museums of the city. • Enjoy free Wifi on board with direct access. • The service is adapted to disabled people and people with hearing loss. Timetables: • Tour duration: approximately 2 hours each route (except the green line, lasting 40 minutes) • Bus frequency: between 5 and 25 minutes, depending on the season • Timetable: winters from 9am to 7pm, summers from 9am to 8pm (check timetables on bus stops) • Daily service (except January 1 and December 25). Green route only available from March 18 through November 1, in 2016. Buy your ticket Buy tickets online with 10% discount, print the voucher and exchange it for the tickets on each of the Barcelona Bus Turistic stops. Vouchers valid 90 days after date of purchase. Or simply go to the Barcelona Bus Turistic stops and buy it there. All Barcelona within your reach. Hop on the Barcelona Bus Turistic and you’ll discover all the things that make this city unique. From the Modernist and the Gastronomic, right through to the Olympic ring and the Mediterranean: it's all Barcelona! The Bus will take you there. All you have to do is enjoy!
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
“Great way to see parts of the city further out of the centre”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2013

We bought a 1 day ticket for the bus for 26 euros. It does sound a bit expensive but you get a booklet of discount vouchers for quite a lot of places in Barcelona which we found quite useful. We took the blue route to La Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell then stayed on the bus back to Placa Catalunya. We managed to get seats on the top so got a good view of the sights we passed. The busses were frequent and very simple to use and you get to see a lot of the sights in one go. Definately recommended for your trip.

Visited March 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Discount vouchers”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2013

Good way to get an overview of what's where in Barcelona. Although it was only March some buses were very busy and it's worth waiting for one where you can sit upstairs because the views from downstairs are not good. The guide book and discount vouchers you get are useful for visiting sights afterwards. We were on the bus before 10am and only got off twice but it still took us until 5pm to cover both red and blue routes. Some hotels give discounts on the fare. Ours also gave good advice on where to access the bus and where to change routes.

Visited March 2013
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“Excellent!!! A must in Barcelona.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2013 via mobile

Amazing value for money. The best way to see the sights of Barcelona. We did one route one day and the other the next. Really handy hop on hop off service.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Best Way to Get Around”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2013

We spent 3 days in Barcelona. It is such a beautiful city with amazing architecture. The best way to take all this in is to sit on the top deck of the bus, relax, listen to the commentary and enjoy. If something takes your fancy, you can get off and have a closer look. The buses run frequently so it is no problem getting back on again. I would highly recommend it! Value for money.

Visited July 2012
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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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“Shame no tour guide”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2013 via mobile

It was a great way to get around, but the price differed depending on where you looked or what leaflet you had. It was highest when you come to pay (€34 for 2 days).
My partner preferred blue route, I preferred the red. Green was alright to pass the time.

I really, really am gutted it didn't mention or take you to the Magic Fountain, I'm so sad I missed that.

In other cities, you get a tour guide who points out where locals eat, best ways to get discounts, even if it is their own opinion. This was the best way we found to find things in NYC. This audio was a Dermot O'Leary sound alike that told you good bits about architecture, but would say random facts about how many of this or that there was, but not a great deal of history.

Seeing Olympic park was better than expected and I'd get off there on foot if I returned.

A worthy trip, but check out Grayline reviews and compare.

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