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Barcelona Driving Tour

Tour Description

Our Barcelona Driving Tour is a great way to get acquainted with this beautiful city whether you are just arriving by a Cruiseship or you are starting from your hotel. Famous for it´s architectural wonders, its stunning designer approach and waterfront views, there is a lot to cover in Barcelona.  If seeing the city from a comfortable and air-conditioned car is your preference, our knowledgeable driver will give a great overview touching on the highlights of the city. In this 4 hour service, you will be able to maximize the sites you see including the Gothic Quarter, the Olympic Grounds, Las Ramblas, and the famous Montjuic Hill, all conveniently starting from your Cruise ship or your accommodation. For those whose time is limited or would like comfort in your sightseeing from an air conditioned setting with a friendly english speaking and safe driver, the Barcelona driving tour is the way to go.

  • Private Driver
  • Numerous tips and recommendations on how to spend your time
    • Viewpoints of Montjuic over the Port and the city
    • Views of the colorful and entertaining Las Ramblas
    • Drive by main Gaudi buildings in famous Paseo de Gracia
    • Enjoy views of the Port and waterfront

          Meeting point your hotel or your Cruiseship:

          • Arc de Triumf
          • La Sagrada Familia
          • Park Güell
          • Avenida Diagonal
          • Pg. de Gracia
          • La Pedrera
          • Casa Batllo
          • Casa Amatller
          • Plaza España
          • The National Palace
          • The Olympic Ring
          • The Columbus Memorial for the world
          • Port Vell
          • Port Olympic
          • Plaza Catalunya

          This is a summarized itinerary. Some places may be added based on time, plus we like to keep some surprise element to our tours.  If there is a specific sight you know you want to see and go in, we are happy to take you there.  Of course this may alter the tour a little.  You can also have the option of having a local licensed guide join you to be able to accompany along the route and explain specific monuments. 


            Duration: 4h 
            Start:  Begins at your hotel or in the Port from your Cruiseship.
            Start point: City Center of Barcelona

            Minimum 3 people to book this tour. If you are 2 people, no problem, but you will pay for 3.

            Optional for this tour:
            We can add in a local licensed guide.

            Other information
            We will contact you after an order is placed to check everything is correct and to continue the process. Remember we can make manual changes to your order later on. Please refer to our terms and conditions for cancellation policies. If you are unclear on how to book, please contact us via phone or email. Thank you

            Join us on this comprehensive 4 hour adventure exploring Barcelona and its highlights by car. Our Barcelona Driving Tour can easily begin from your hotel or from your Cruise Ship. As the city is somewhat spread out and there is so much to see in terms of the neighbourhoods, the Olympic grounds, the waterfront and beach area, and the chic Gothic Quarter, this is an excellent choice if you would like the luxury of a private driver showing you around. If you only have a few days in Barcelona or just a short Cruise excursion to spend the day, this informational tour allows you to get a great overview of the city, enjoy its magnificent views and the best that it can offer.

            While on your tour, we will follow an itinerary that you can glance, but as this is a private service, we do have flexibility to make some modifications depending on your preferences and desires. If you want to hop out to take some photos, you can do that, grab a tasty treat in the Boqueria Market, our driver will be waiting for you, pop into a museum or famous architectural wonder, this is also a possibility. There is so much to see and do, our driving tour offers a wonderful outline of the city and helps you to plan what you would like to go back to. In addition, we will give great tips and recommendations on those monuments and restaurants that are must dos in the city all in a comfortable and very safe vehicle. Our drivers have excellent English and are knowledgeable of the city.


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            We love to share our culture, provide you with unforgettable travel experiences and bring you closer to the locals. Our tours mix history, exquisite food and natural beauty, seeking the uncommon and connecting you with local culture.

            We are a Spanish/American team who specialize in every aspect of travel in Spain, Portugal and beyond, offering great customized tours that range from a day activity to overnight packages that include hotels, private drivers, walking tours, car rentals, restaurants, events and transportation. We offer many different services that can help you get the most out of your trip to Spain and Portugal. As expert travel planners, will help you save time and money, and as a registered travel agency we can take care of all of the details, saving you from the headache of planning thus leaving you plenty of time to enjoy this beautiful country.

            Our history
            As former guides of Rick Steves Europe through the back door, Jennifer and Carlos pride themselves on years of experience taking groups around Spain and Portugal. While still guiding, Carlos Galvin who was born in Madrid, started ¨Letango Tours¨, specializing in Luxury Travel and Guiding services in Spain. Jennifer, his wife, who is from Seattle Washington, has been guiding and organizing tours and itineraries around Spain and Portugal for more than 15 years.

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            Designed for the more discerning traveller, our travel planning services and private tours, throughout Spain, are ideal for those who don´t have time to invest in a lot of research but want the best experience none-the-less. Our services alleviate the stresses of travel and provide immeasurable possibilities for learning about the culture through fun and unique activities as a couple, families or small groups.

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            We are in a constant state of research to find interesting and inspiring activities that are ideal for our clients. Typically, we will try something out ourselves first, so we can both describe it to you and know if it will be a great match. If the activity is appropriate, we like to bring our children, 9 and 12, along to see if they will like it as well. This allows us to update our materials all the time on new great venues or restaurants, hotels, must sees and must do experiences. We live it and pass the valuable info on to you, our customer. When we can, we will let you know of interesting exhibitions going on, temporary artisanal markets, free concerts and cultural events that give you an insider´s look at the culture.

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            Our Spanish American team:
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            Look forward to working with you.

            Thank you and Happy Happy Travels!

            Carlos and Jennifer Galvin
            Cofounders of Letango Tours

            Come and visit Spain, away from the crowds and large groups, by choosing one of our Spain private travel packages. For the savvy and more discerning traveler including families, small groups of friends and special interest groups who want to visit Spain,  maintaining independence but with Letango handling all of the details.  We aim to take the hassle out of your travel and provide you with memorable experiences enjoying  private guides with lots of  flexibility.

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            Letango´s all inclusive trips that are pre-designed with a preset itinerary. They generally include accommodation, guided tours, transportation within Spain, entrance fees to monuments visited in the guided tours provided, a show, etc. They also come with our personal advice and recommendations. We are happy to have a consultation. We personally call all hotels before you check in to ensure they give you a nice room and are ready for you.

            Day tours and activities
            Day tours typically last between 3 and 9 hours depending on how much time you choose. They include a guide, sometimes entrances and are pre-designed with a set itinerary.  These are walking tours but we can arrange bikes or segway.

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            From meet and greet at the airport to a transfer, dining experiences or flamenco shows, we can arrange all of this to help you enhance your travel experience as part of your package.

            We look forward to seeing you in Spain!!

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            In this case, we will send you an invoice for 30% deposit and then as we get closer to your service date, you will pay the balance in full. This is very typical when the tour or trip is not going to happen for a while. 

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