10 reasons to choose the Barcelona “Bus Turistic” City Tour

The Bus Turístic (Tourist Bus in Catalan) is one of the most classic, well-established and requested tours in Barcelona, being up and running since 1987 and attracting hundreds of thousands of people every year. Whether you are in Barcelona for a long weekend or you are planning to spend a holiday with your friends or family, here are ten good reasons to include a ride on the Barcelona Bus Turístic in your stay.

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Barcelona Bus turístic

Because it’s fun

Who doesn’t like to be carried around on the top of a big double decker bus? Sitting back in the open air and under the Barcelona sun it’s a very cool and relaxing experience. Think about nothing else but wearing sunglasses and hats in the summertime!

Because it’s fast (if you want to)

If you are looking for a Barcelona city tour that lets you see everything in a short time, choose the Bus Turistic. You will be able to enjoy the whole Catalan capital, grasping all this different flavors, tasting the places you will long to enjoy more the next time you come to visit us.

Because it’s convenient

With one ticket you can hop on and off whenever and wherever you want. Total freedom of movement and visiting Barcelona at your pace without getting lost or spending time deciphering the public transportation map. Enjoy each and every stop with a drink, tapas or shopping!

Because it’s fascinating

The Barcelona City Tour by Bus is designed to have WOW-effect on you. It will take you to the most emblematic places of Barcelona, the world famous Gaudí monuments, the charming routes from the sea to the panoramic spot and the surprising corners of the city you wouldn’t expected.

Because it’s comfortable

Don’t like walking around too much? Do you hate when your boyfriend or husband take the wrong directions and you have to walk in circle looking for “the famous place”? Save energy for the Barcelona nightlife or simply don’t come to your hotel or aparment tired and with sore feet!

Because it’s great for photos

From up above the bus you’ll be able to take a lot of great pics, whether you are carrying a pro-camera with zoom lenses or your smartphone with a selfie-stick. Hanging out on the top of the bus will give you the freedom to capture the city from a different, privileged angle and surprising points of view of Barcelona’s incredible architecture and people and life in general.

Because Barcelona it’s much more than Las Ramblas

Yes, the old town of Barcelona, with its Barrio Gótico and the famous Ramblas are definetely a must-see, but there is so much more to enjoy and you do not want to miss it! There are way too many good memories you want to bring home than just strolling up and down from Plaça Catalunya to the Columbus Statue and back.

Because kids love it

Travelling with little ones or teens? They will all love riding around Barcelona on this open top bus with wind on their faces and lots of cool selfies to take. Did we mention there is free Wi-Fi on board too? And Barcelona is a fun city with lots of curious things that will catch your kids’ attention all the time! Wait to see their faces while approaching the Camp Nou stadium, for example!

Because it’s one of the must-do’s of Barcelona

Especially recommended for the first few days of your stay. It will the help you to enjoy Barcelona more than a simple tourist, helping you moving around the places you liked the best, and coming back for a deeper look.

Because it’s good value

The Barcelona Tourist Bus is actually very convenient! You will cover much more spending much less than going by yourself on public transportation or on foot.

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