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Sightseeing transport

Sightseeing transport

Barcelona's landmark sites also feature unique means of transport with a special charm of their own, such as the Tramvia Blau, the oldest tram in the city, and the Montjuïc Funicular railway which will take you to Barcelona's Montjuïc mountain in just two minutes. If you're looking for a convenient and comfortable way of taking in Barcelona's main tourist sights, the Barcelona Bus Turístic is the perfect means of transport.

Barcelona Bus Turístic Barcelona Bus TurísticThe double-decker bus Barcelona Bus Turístic is the easiest way to discover Barcelona city's most attractive and interesting sights.

Accessibility details

Visual impairment
The Barcelona Bus Turístic audioguide describes the different places of interest and landmarks on the route in several languages.
Guide dog
Hearing impairment
Hearing-impaired passengers can call at the tourist information office in Plaça Catalunya and hire an induction loop to help them hear the audioguide more clearly. A 200 € cash or credit-card deposit is required.

Instructions for using the induction loop:

1. Place the induction loop receiver around your neck.
2. Connect the induction loop to the audioguide system.
3. Switch your hearing aid to position T.
Induction loop
Motor impairment
The entire Barcelona Bus Turístic fleet is adapted for people with reduced mobility. However, as specified in the informative leaflets, they can only access the lower deck.

Last update: 03/08/2016

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Montjuïc Cable Car Montjuïc Cable Car

The cable car goes from Avinguda Miramar in Barcelona (beside the upper station of Montjuïc Funicular) to Castell de Montjuïc.

Accessibility details

Motor impairment
The Montjuïc cable car is fully accessible for wheelchair users. Manual and powered wheelchairs fit perfectly into the cable car cabins. The staff have been trained to help people board.

This means of transport has received the 170001 accessibility certificate.

Last update: 12/07/2012

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Barcelona Bus Turístic Nit

Night-time sightseeing tour from the top deck of the Barcelona Bus Turístic to enjoy Barcelona's buildings in all their illuminated splendour.

Tramvia Blau Tramvia BlauThe Tramvia Blau (blue tram), a Barcelona's century-old means of transport which came into service in 1901, runs from the Plaça Kennedy/ Avinguda del Tibidabo to the Plaça del Doctor Andreu and back. The Tramvia connects with the Tibidabo Funicular in the Plaça del Doctor Andreu.
Frequency: every 30 minutes
For further information about the Tramvia

Accessibility details

The Tramvia Blau (Blue Tram) is over one hundred years old, making it inaccessible to wheelchair users.

In addition, people with reduced mobility may find boarding difficult due to height of the steps.

Last update: 12/07/2012

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