Tourist transports in Barcelona

Some weeks ago we upload a post called Barcelona transport Guide, explaining the most useful transports to discover the city. Today we are writing about tourist transports, a unique and thrilling way to find out the most interesting places in Barcelona. Look up the city from a hanging cabinet 84 meters high, discover the lighted monuments at summer nights or let yourself go taking a tram from 1901. Do not miss them!


Barcelona Bus Turístic is an emblematic transport perfect for exploring Barcelona, because it allows you to visit the most interesting places of the city. There are three different tourist routes (red, blue and green) that connect with 45 stops at monuments and historic buildings. Moreover, it offers audio guides in ten languages, a book of discounts for tourist activities and lots of promotions and special discounts in tourist activities.

Find more about it at the website.
We highly recommend you to try the Bus Turístic by night. If you travel to Barcelona during the summer you will be able to live this unique experience. Admire the best-known buildings of the city full of light and color, and do not miss the splendid Magic Fountain of Montjuïc with its show of music and illumination.
One of the most special stops of Bus Turístic is the one called Montjuïc Cable Car. Keep reading to know it:

With the Montjuïc Cable Car you will be able to discover Barcelona from a really special perspective. There are cabins with windows that rise up to 84 meters high, going over 750 meters distance. The rising by Montjuïc Cable Car will make you look up the mountains and the sea. Knowing Barcelona getting a bird eye view is an activity that we strongly recommend.

To reach the Montjuïc Cable Car you need to take the Montjuïc funicular railway. You will find it in the Metro stop Paral•lel, in the 2 and 3 lines. As said, you can also reach it by Bus Turístic.


Aforetime in Barcelona there were lots of trams all over the city, but then the buses replace all those trams. The memories of that time are embodied in the Blue Tram, which was launched in 1901 and today still doing its route through Tibidabo. Take the Blue Tram and rise up the Tibidabo as a passenger from a century ago, while looking up the most emblematic Modernist buildings and the splendid panoramic of Barcelona from the heights.

The Blue Tram is also a stop of Bus Turístic. If you prefer, you can also reach it by Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat (Railways), taking the L7 and getting off in Av. Tibidabo.
The ticket price is 4 € and, if you choose a round trip, it costs 4,80 €.

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