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Boat trip, Maritime Museum, Columbus 360 Viewpoint and Wine tasting

Description

Enjoy an afternoon small-group tour to the port of Barcelona to enjoy history and adventure at the same time. Through the many activities on schedule you will learn and experience all about gigantic galleys, dangerous pirates, world-shaping battles and fearless conquerors, the background of Philip the II the most powerful king of the known world.

Our trip will begin on the sea: a catamaran will tour you all along the port under the gentle sun of the early afternoon. About an hour of relaxing sailing facing Barcelona’s seafront and skyline will prepare you for what’s next.

Now it will be time to step back in history inside the venerable walls of the Royal Dockyards (13th to 17th Centuries). This amazing and massive building now harbours the Maritime Museum of the city, showing jewels such as a real scale reproduction of the Royal Galley (1568), the leading war ship in the Lepanto Battle. A guide from the museum will leave you speechless during the visit. Right after you will enjoy some extra time to take amazing pictures of the collection. 

Outside the museum a 1919 paileboat totally restored to its original condition will be waiting docked at the port. A visit inside will bring back to life the heroism and hard living conditions of sailors from a century ago. 

Our final destination will be the Christopher Columbus Monument, a 19th Century statue towering over a 60 meters pedestal. The viewpoint on top will offer 360º scenic images of Barcelona: the editerranean, the famous skyline, the Tibidabo Mountain, the Montjuic Castle, and, of course, Las Ramblas. In order to toast on the Tour of the Seas within this unique setting you will be treated into a cava or wine tasting combined with a “tapa”. The tour ends at this emblematic site at the bottom of Las Ramblas, in the middle of the touristic and gastronomic district, a perfect place to schedule your dinner.

Itinerary

 

1. Catamaran tour
2. Royal Dockyards
3. Maritime Museum
4. Christopher Columbus Monument 
5. Las Ramblas

Pictures

Pickup

Pl Catalunya 21 (in front of Hard Rock Café)

Dropoff

Columbus Monument

Things to bring

Printed or mobile vouchers.

Inclusions

- Local guide in English, French and Spanish
- Transport by air-conditioned minibus
- Entrance fee to the Boat trip along the port.
- Entrance fee to the Maritime Museum and the Exhibitions
- Guided visit to the historical building
- Entrance fee to the Paileboat Sta Eulalia docked on the port.
- Entrance fee to the Columbus Viewpoint with cava or wine tasting with a “tapa”
- Taxes

Exclusions

- Food and drinks
- Gratuities (optional)

Cancellation

Cancellation more than a week in advance: administration costs of 15%
Cancellation between a week and 48 hours prior to departure date: 50% of the total amount
Cancellation less than 48 hours prior to departure date : 100% of the total amount
No show: no restitution

Additional Info

DURATION: 5 hours

DEPARTURE TIME: 3:30 pm

May to October, every Tuesday and Friday

PRICES:

Adults: 60 EUR
Children (2-18): 60 EUR
Children (0-2): 0 EUR

LANGUAGES

Living guide in English, Spanish and French

NOTES:

Insurance information
The tour does not include personal insurance of any sort so customers need to have their own insurance policy covering all the activities on the tour.