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Barcelona, a City of Inspiration

Barcelona: a vibrant, ever-changing city, ancient and modern at the same time, and home of Spain's best cooks. A feast for the eyes, an inspiration for the mind, and a banquet for the palate.

 

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Shore excursion

Only one day in Barcelona? We'll pick you up and drop you off at your ship in a beautiful vehicle, and we'll skip the lines at the main sites, so that you get the most out of your time in town.

 

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Montserrat

As legend has it, the angels carved the mountain peaks at Montserrat with a golden saw. Montserrat is so magic that when you are there one thinks that may very well be true...

 

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Gaudi Tour

"Nothing is invented, for it's written in nature first." Antonio Gaudí

 

 

 

Art and Tapas

Tapas are little slices of heaven. Take this tour if you'd like to round up your experience enjoying one of the world's best cuisines.

 

 

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Girona Dali

“It’s obvious that other worlds exist, that’s certain; but, as I’ve already said on many other occasions, these other worlds are inside ours, they reside in the earth and precisely at the centre of the dome of the Dalí Museum, which contains the new, unsuspected and hallucinatory world of Surrealism.” (Salvador Dalí)

 

Welcome to Pepito Tours

photojose_home¡Hola! My name is Jose, a certified tour guide and owner of Pepito Tours.We are a team of fun and knowledgeable local tour guides who love sharing our passion for Barcelona with you. We provide Barcelona city tours, including shore excursions from the cruise port, as well as tours outside the city to explore the surrounding areas.Whether you choose a walking tour or a chauffeured one, an overview tour of the main highlights or one revolving around a specific theme, here’s what your private city tour of Barcelona will afford you:
● A strictly private tour: you will be the only passengers on your tour and you’ll get all our undivided attention.
● A flexible, customized tour: we’ll suggest an itinerary but we’ll tailor made it to fit your interests.
● An efficient and line free tour: we’ll help you make the most out of your tour time, and we’ll skip the lines at the main attractions.
● A very informative tour: we’ll give you the most accurate information, help you organize the rest of your time in Barcelona, and guide you inside Museums and Gaudi buildings.
● A personable and very fun tour: let us be your friend in Barcelona!

What our clients say

Wonderful tour of Barcelona, Montserrat and Manressa
30 December 2013, Mary Ann N. from South San Francisco, California
Jose is by far one of the best tour guides I have ever worked with in all my travels to Europe. He did a wonderful mix of lecture/activities so that the kids appreciated and understood Barcelona’s history yet making it also fun and interesting. When he realized that getting...
Best tour guide for Barcelona
26 November 2013, Lori045 from Johannesburg, South Africa
I highly recommend using Jose when touring Barcelona. He is such a friendly guy and so knowledgeable about his country. I asked him not to take us to typical tourist places and he showed us unique places in the gothic quarter that no tourist would ever know about. We explored...
Wonderful day in Barcelona
6 November 2013, Professor32 from California
My wife is handicapped. Jose took us to see all the sights and made sure that it wasn't too strenuous. We enjoyed every minute of the tour and of his informative comments. Highly to be recommended.
The only way to see Barcelona!
6 May 2013, Kristin S. from Marietta, Georgia
My husband and I spent two days with Jose in early May 2013, the first touring Gaudi sites in Barcelona and the second visiting Montserrat. Both experiences were above and beyond what we could have asked for. We learned so much and also had fun spending time with Jose, who is...
jose soler - pepito tours
16 march 2014, Randy S from Dallas, Texas

We were extremely happy with Jose. He was very personable, timely and the perfect host. Couldn't have asked for anyone better. He will go as fast or slow as you want. We really enjoyed his personal knowledge of living in Barcelona and growing up there.

View our City Tours

Barcelona Highlights
(4 hours)
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Take this fantastic chauffeured private tour if you are looking to get the best overview of Barcelona's 2000 years of history, including the charming Gothic Quarter and Gaudi's most important works.
Shore Excursion
(4 hours)
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Choose this private chauffeured tour if you are looking to be picked up and dropped off right at your ship and be shown the highlights of Barcelona in a few hours and without waiting in lines at the busiest sites.
Gaudi Chauffeured Tour
(4 hours)
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Experience Gaudi's irresistible architecture in style with this fun and informative chauffeured tour of his most brilliant works. Skip the lines at the Sagrada Familia church, the Casa Mila “La Pedrera”, the Casa Batllo, or the Park Güell.
Gaudi Walking Tour
(4 hours)
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Take this key, line-free private walking tour in the Eixample district if your interest is mainly in Gaudi and Modernism and prefer a walking tour.
Art and Tapas Gaudi Walking Tour
(4 hours)
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Pick this tour to discover the secrets beyond Gaudi's most outstanding buildings, including his famous Sagrada Famila church, and to savor Barcelona mouth-watering “tapas” and excellent wines.
Art and Tapas Picasso Walking Tour
(4 hours)
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Take this fun private walking tour if you are a foodie and would love to combine learning about the city's Roman and Medieval history and the Picasso Museum with sampling our excellent gastronomy and local wines. You can't go wrong with this tour!
Walking Tour of the Old Town
(4 hours)
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Take this fascinating walking tour of the Gothic Quarter, Raval, and Born districts to understand the evolution of Barcelona from its Roman origins through the Dark Ages, to the demolition of the city walls in the 19th century.
Walking tour of the Old Town with Jewish Quarter (4 hours)
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Step back in time to the 14th century and explore the city's fascinating Jewish heritage during your walking tour of the old town. Visit the ancient synagogue or find Hebrew inscriptions in unexpected locations as we explore the city's oldest quarter.
Picasso and Miró. Museum Tour
(4 hours)
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Are you a Museum lover? If you are, don't miss the Picasso and the Miró museums during your time in Barcelona and let us guide you through the life and works of these two talented Spanish artists.

View our Beyond Barcelona Tours

Montserrat
(5 hours)
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Don't miss this chauffeured private tour to the gorgeous mountain and monastery of Montserrat and enroll in a fascinating journey through Catalonia's art, history, and spirituality amidst breathtaking natural beauty.
Montserrat and Colonia Güell
(6 hours)
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Going to Montserrat? Take the chance to spend some time at Gaudi's Colonia Güell on the way. Step back in time a hundred years into the flourishing industrial society that made Gaudi's works possible.
Montserrat and Manresa
(6 hours)
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Interested in the figure of Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Jesuits? Find out more about his life and legacy on this chauffeured tour to the Cave of Ignatius in Manresa and the sanctuary of Montserrat.
Montserrat and Sitges
(8 hours)
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Can't decide between the mountains or the sea? Do both! Explore the mountain of Montserrat and then spend a glorious and relaxing afternoon in Sitges, a lively town of white washed houses, sandy beaches, and cute little shops.
Montserrat and Wine Country
(8 hours)
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Spend a great day out of town! Indulge in the Penedes wine country after a memorable morning at the mountain and Monastery of Montserrat.
Montserrat & Barcelona in one day
(8 hours)
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Do you wish you had more time to fit in everything you'd like to see? Combine a city tour with Montserrat, the two most popular destinations, into one day of great fun and adventure!
Penedes Wine Country and Traditional Catalan Lunch (6 hours)
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Are you a wine lover? Lucky you! The exciting Penedes wine region is only one hour south of the city, and spending a day in the wine country can be the perfect addition to your Barcelona vacation.
Girona
(5 hours)
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Do you fall for medieval towns or have an interest in Jewish Heritage? You'll love seeing Girona, a lively town with all the charm of its ancient days, and the buzz and excitement of the modern times.
Dali Museum
(6 hours)
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What was Dali really like? What was inside his Surrealist mind? Be ready for the unexpected on this trip to the fascinating Dali Museum in Figueres!
Girona and the Dali Museum
(8 hours)
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Travel back in time to the Middle Ages on this tour to quaint Girona before plunging into Dali's surrealist universe at his amazing Museum in Figueres.
Girona and Costa Brava
(8 hours)
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Do you absolutely love the Mediterranean? Spend a placid afternoon in the postcard-pretty Costa Brava after our exploration of Girona's splendid medieval heritage.
Jewish Heritage Tour, Girona and Besalu (8 hours)
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Explore the region's rich Jewish Heritage on this tour of Girona and Besalu. Learn about this important piece of Catalonia's history puzzle while exploring some of our most picturesque towns.
Dali Museum and Dali House
(10 hours)
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Can't resist Dali's magnetism? Would love to see where he lived, his studio, where the recurrent rocky landscapes in his paintings come from? Then take this Dali Tour!
Montserrat and Girona
(8 hours)
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Can't decide between a day trip to Montserrat or one to Girona? You will no longer have to choose between visiting the breathtaking mountain and monastery of Montserrat or exploring Girona's absolutely beautiful medieval quarter if you take this full day tour.
Tarragona
(6 hours)
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Take this tour to southern Catalonia and immerse in ancient history as we walk Tarragona's cobbled streets and unveil the city's splendid Roman heritage.
Sitges
(5 hours)
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Thinking of spending some time by the water? Just head to Sitges, a beautiful coastal town south of Barcelona for a relaxing morning or afternoon.
Tarragona and Sitges
(8 hours)
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Mix exploring Tarragona's fascinating Roman heritage with enjoying Sitges' many charms!
Priorat Wine Country and Scala Dei
(10 hours)
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Do you love intense, mineral red wines? Come to the Priorat, a secluded region of pristine natural beauty, and the birthplace of some of Spain's best wines.

Do you have limited time to spend in Barcelona?

If you only have one day in Barcelona, we recommend:

Barcelona Highlights Chauffeured Tour
Take this chauffeured tour if you'd like to get an excellent overview of Barcelona's 2000 years of history in half a day. The four hour Barcelona Highlights private tour is a chauffeured tour with both driver and guide covering Barcelona's main attractions. We can see the Gothic Quarter, as well as Gaudi's main works, such as the Casa Batllo, the Casa Milà “La Pedrera”, or the amazing Sagrada Familia church, plus your choice of either the Park Güell or the hill of Montjuic. We can pick you up at your hotel, ship, or at the airport, and skip the lines so that you have a convenient, comfortable, informative, and fun tour.

If you have two days, we recommend:

Gaudi Chauffeured Tour + Walking tour of the Old Town (two city tours)
This is a great two day itinerary to cover Barcelona's attractions in detail. The first day we'll concentrate on Gaudi and Modernisme. On this chauffeured tour, we'll explore the Casa Batllo, the Casa Mila “La Pedrera”, the Park Guell, and the Sagrada Familia. The second day you'll have a walking tour of the Old Town and you'll discover the different sections in which it's divided: the historical Gothic Quarter, the vibrant Born, and the ethnic Raval. If you are up to it, we can also explore the Picasso Museum this day and spend some time at the Boqueria Market, one of the world's best food markets.
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Barcelona Highlights + Montserrat (one city tour and one tour outside the city)
Choose this pack if you'd like to explore the surroundings on your second tour. The first day we'll show you the city's main attractions during your exciting Barcelona Highlights Chauffeured Tour. We'll take you to Montserrat on your other day, which is a gorgeous mountain and monastery located just one hour outside Barcelona.

If you can afford three days, we recommend:

Gaudi Chauffeured Tour + Walking tour of the Old Town + Montserrat (two city tours and one tour outside the city)
Go for this combination if you'd like to spend two days in town and one outside, and have the afternoons free for you to continue exploring on your own. The first day we'll concentrate on Gaudi and Modernisme. On this chauffeured tour, we'll explore the Casa Batllo, the Casa Mila “La Pedrera”, the Park Guell, and the Sagrada Familia. The second day you'll have a walking tour of the labyrinthian Old Town. Montserrat is a perfect choice for your third day. Few places combine natural beauty, art, and history so beautifully.
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Barcelona Highlights + Montserrat + Girona and the Dali Museum (one city tour and two tours outside the city)
Choose this combination if you are looking to go beyond the city limits and get exposed to a very wide variety of landscapes and experiences during your time in Barcelona's region. On your Barcelona Highlights tour you'll get an excellent city overview. The second day we'll go to the unique mountain and monastery of Montserrat. The third tour is a full day trip to medieval Girona and the fascinating Dali Museum. The best of Catalonia!