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“Excellent way to see the city”

Barcelona Bus Turistic
Ranked #74 of 550 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: Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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“Excellent way to see the city”
Reviewed May 1, 2013 via mobile

If you are in Barcelona for 2-3 days, this would be a great way to see the city. It takes you to all major attractions and spots. The commentary was interesting at times. Buses run frequently and we never had to wait more than a few minutes at any stop. Buses also offer free wifi which was nice.

It would be worth while to get the 2 day ticket (one day costs €26 and 2 day ticket costs €34). You can buy a 1 day ticket and upgrade to a 2 day ticket provided you do it one the SAME day. If you are not sure you m
Ay want to do that and see how many spots do you still have to visit by the end of the day.

Visited April 2013
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Leiria, Portugal
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“Great general tour”
Reviewed May 1, 2013

Never waited more than 5 minutes for a bus! Did red and blue routes. Enjoyed the tour, great for people who only have a day to get to know the city!

Visited April 2013
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Bloomington, Indiana
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“A well oiled machine”
Reviewed April 29, 2013

We had been in Paris for 2 days before arriving in Barcelona so we'd used the open-air bus tours in France before our arrival. The folks in Barcelona had these buses down to a science! They were always on time, there were tons of them, two comprehensive routes, and we were able to see all the sites very easily! We were lucky to have a hotel near the Placa Catalunya (where the main hub of the buses start the tours) so we had it pretty easy. Get the 2 day bus pass so you can do one route each day. That's what we did, and we had a blast. I'd definitely use this tour bus again in the future if I ever find myself in Barcelona. The architecture was amazing, so even if you just sit on the top of the bus and enjoy the sites you will have a wonderful time. The commentary is pretty good, too, so listen to the headphones and enjoy the ride!

Visited March 2013
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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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“Best way to see Barcelona”
Reviewed April 29, 2013

Stops at all of the important sights in Barcelona. Ear phones provide the important information that you need to appreciate the most beautiful city that we have ever been to.

Visited April 2013
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Beirut, Lebanon
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“Great way to start your tour of a city!”
Reviewed April 29, 2013

It was my first time trying a hop on/hop off bus tour and I now wish I had done something similar in other cities I've visited. It's a great way to get a feel and broad view of the city in an organized way.
Instead of getting on and off at different touristic attractions, I stayed on for the whole route and then later went back to the sites that caught my interest. I sat at the top and enjoyed a wonderful ride around this beautiful city. There are three routes, red, blue and green. Red and blue routes are two hours each and the green is 45mins long. I bought the 2 day pass because I couldn't imagine myself sitting on a bus for 5 hours.
And I chose this bus company over the other one simply for the fact that it had an extra route so I felt I was getting more bang for my buck.
You get a map and a coupon book with ur purchase which come in handy. An audio tour is also included.. Unfortunately I found it to be boring and leaving something to be desired. It provides a lot of historical information but is presented in a very boring way. There is a lot of dead time where music is played when there is no information being provided. The music is also very mellow and depressing. After a while, I stopped the audio tour and just listened to my own music and that's when the ride became a lot more enjoyable.

II definitely recommend doing this trip at the forefront of your stay.. It'll give you great views as well as an idea of the touristic attractions available so you get a better idea of what you'd like to see and do.
Money well spent.

Visited April 2013
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