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Sightseeing transport

Sightseeing transport

You'll find charming and unique means of transport at Barcelona's most iconic sightseeing spots, including the Tramvia Blau (blue tram), the city's oldest, and the Montjuïc funicular railway, which, in just two minutes, will take you to the top of Montjuïc or whizz you through the air. And if you're looking for a convenient sightseeing trip, the Barcelona Bus Turístic will give you a unique, and complete, view of the city. Fun is guaranteed!


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.
Meeting point: 37 stops available.
Duration: 2 hours approx. per route.

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 CarThe cable car goes from Avinguda Miramar in Barcelona (beside the upper station of Montjuïc Funicular) to Castell de Montjuïc.
Meeting point: Avinguda Miramar, 30. Estació Parc de Montjuïc.
Duration: 10 minutes.

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.
Meeting point: Plaça Catalunya, 16.
Duration: 2 hours approx.
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.
Further information: www.tmb.cat

Las Golondrinas Las GolondrinasThe traditional boats of leisure that make passage of the Barcelona's port.
Meeting point: Portal de la Pau, s/n. Moll de Drassanes (opposite the Columbus Monument).
Duration: 40 minutes.

Las Golondrinas - Barcelona Mar Las Golondrinas - Barcelona MarCatamaran which do a tour in the sea, from the Colum, to Fòrum area, and the Olympic Harbour.
Meeting point: Portal de la Pau, s/n. Moll de Drassanes (opposite the Columbus Monument).
Duration: 1.30h.
Transbordador Aeri del Port (Cross-Harbour Cable Car) Transbordador Aeri del Port (Cross-Harbour Cable Car)Transbordador Aeri del Port (Cross-Harbour Cable Car) connects Montjuïc Park with Barceloneta district.
Meeting point: Torre de Sant Sebastià (Sant Sebastià tower).
Duration: 10 minutes.
Further information: Transbordador Aeri del Port

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