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BARCELONA: Semi-Private 1/2 or Full Day Shared Excursion or Transfer-Tour

Join a group of people (max 12 pax) and share the cost of a private car, for an half day or full day visit of the highlights in Barcelona and Montserrat in the full day version of the tour. NOT AVAILABLE FROM OR TO THE AIRPORT (only hotel to/from port)


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Half Day Tour - Full fare - view full price details >>
Semi-Private Excursion with Professional Driver (priced per person)
Price per person Balance due to driver 
€ 59 (Half Day Full Fare)     NONE - The whole amount has to be paid at booking time
€ 99 (Full Day Full Fare) NONE - The whole amount has to be paid at booking time
Full Day Tour - Full fare - view full price details >>

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Private Shore Excursions Inclusions, Exclusions and Rules

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    All private excursions are provided by a licensed professional driver in an air-conditioned vehicle. Types of vehicles include:
    • car (up to 3 people). Can access all restricted areas.
    • van (up to 8 people). Can access all restricted areas. Industry standard Mercedes Vito or similar (see pictures). Vans have 2 seats in the front row next to the driver, 3 in the middle row, and 3 in the back row. The 2 seats on the front might be a little uncomfortable for tall people. If you have additional space requirements you may want to book a van for no more than 6 or 7 people.
    • minibus (up to 19 people) or  bus (up to 50+ people). May have restricted access to sites.
  • Private Excursion can be customized to meet the traveler's specific needs and interests according to feasibility constraints (time and distance).
  • Semi-Private (shared) excursions follow a fixed itinerary.
  • Travelers are met at their indicated meeting point and returned there at the end of the excursion. Driver will hold a sign with the name of the person making the booking.
GROUP TRAVEL: We can handle groups of any size. For larger groups or custom itineraries please send your request here.


- Professional licensed driver. 
- Prices include all taxes and fees, no hidden costs.


- Entrance tickets to Museums or Archeological sites are not included.
- Official Licensed Guide service. We can provide the service of an official Licensed guide upon request (additional cost).
- Lunch, drinks and gratuities.

Professional Driver Role

A driver is not an official guide. Local regulations require that only official licensed guides are allowed to provide information about sites and escort people through monuments, churches and museums. The widespread use of the term “driver-guide” is misleading. See this article describing the problem in the New York Times.

Changes and Cancellations

In order to receive a refund (or adjustment of price in case of changes), we need to receive your changes or cancelation  7 calendar days before the scheduled departure. For changes or cancelation received within 7 calendar days of the tour date you will be charged a 100% cancelation fee (no refund, nor downward price adjustments).

Group Guidelines and Conditions:

The group leader (person making the booking) shall be deemed to have accepted the following conditions on behalf of the persons traveling with him/her. He/She is also responsible for passing any relevant information received from SmartCruiseTours travel assistants as well as all issued travel vouchers to each group participants.
  • Whenever a participant departs from the group during the tour, establish a meeting point location and time.
  • If a participant gets temporarily lost, they must remain still and contact SmartCruiseTours emergency number (shown below). Making a phone call in Italy is easy as any Italian will provide assistance with that if asked.
  • Balance due at travel time is per group and not per person. All participants must respect their commitment to the group and need to provide their share if they cannot participate at the last minute or must be responsible for finding people to replace their slots (not applicable for tours that are prepaid).
  • If less people than the number indicated at booking time arrive at travel time, the group must provide advance payment to the driver (not applicable for tours that are prepaid).

SmartCruiseTours Emergency Number: your travel vouchers include our Emergency Number and other important local contact. SmartCruiseTours.com  (owned and operated by ABLE worldwide Inc) will not be held responsible for any problem that may arise if you do not follow the instructions on your Vouchers, or if you do not call the appointed Emergency Number in case of difficulties at travel time. Calling us is very simple as you can ask your driver to call us directly so that we can help right away.


for larger groups or custom itineraries please send your request here.

The Barcelona and Montserrat full-day tour is fully booked on the 11th of June. Half day only is available on such a date. 

Product Details

Join a group of people (max 12 pax) and share the cost of a private car, for an half day or full day visit of the most important highlights in Barcelona and Montserrat in the full day version of the tour.


  • Pick up and drop off at your desired location in Barcelona including right at your ship pier. Not available for pick up or drop off at the Airport.
  • Air conditioned transportation.
  • English speaking driver.
  • English speaking guide only when the group reaches a number of 7 people or more.
  • Skip the line entrance tickets for Parc Guell (you can buy it on board - the cost is €7)
  • Gratuities, lunch and drinks.
DURATION:  4 hours for the 1/2 day tour or 8 hours for the full dey tour.
  • pick up at the port: 8.30AM      OR
  • pick up at your Hotel or address in Barcelona: 8.55am - 9.30am. 
  • Not available for pick up or drop off at the Airport.

ACTIVITY LEVEL: altLIGHT (see legend). This tour is not wheelchair accessible.

Activity Level Legend

 LIGHT: May require walking over relatively level terrain. Can involve few steps, some uneven surfaces, and moderate periods of standing.

 MODERATE: May require extended periods of walking over even and uneven surfaces. Can involve several steps, inclines, cobblestone surfaces, and longer periods of standing.

 DIFFICULT: May require extensive walking over uneven surfaces. Can involve flights of stairs, steep terrain and extended periods of standing. NOT suggested for people with walking disabilities.

Free baggage allowance: 1 large suitcase + 1 carry on + hand baggage per person. Additional large pieces may incur a surcharge.

Tour Description

Skip the lines entrance tickets to Park Guell (€7 pp) are purchased  directly on board at travel time.

  • Pick up at your desired location (port, or address in Barcelona, not available for pick up or drop off at the Airport)
  • Visit La Sagrada Familia from the outside (approx 15-30 minutes)
  • Inside visit of Park Guell- Gaudi's greatest Park with beautiful city views. Skip the line entrance tickets can be purchased on board (the price is €7)
  • Drive by Passeig de Gracia- Barcelona's most luxurious street.
  • Stop to take some pictures at La Pedrera/Casa Mila (Gaudi's most famous building in Barcelona) Casa Batllo (Gaudi's most astounding contribution to Modernisimo) - Casa Amataller- part of the trio "Apple of Discord" - Casa Morera- part of the famous trio - Plaza España- most impressive plaza in Barcelona. (This part of the tour depends on local traffic and weather conditions)
  • Stop at the National Palace to admire the impressive view.
  • Stop at The Olympic Ring- see where it all happened in 1992
  • Stop at Montjuic to enjoy the great city views
  • From the car you will see the Columbus Monument for the world-famous explorer
  • Stop at Plaza Cataluña, the famous plaza in the heart of Barcelona (it depends on local traffic and weather condition)
  • Stop at Port Olympic to have shopping or lunch
Full Day Tour Continues to Mount Montserrat:
Impressive mountain formations and impressive views, and a famous Basilica (considered the location of the Holy Grail).
Please note that on Sundays there might be long lines to reach Moserrat due the traffic conditions.
NOTE: as this tour is shared with other travelers it will follow the same itinerary for all the people in the group.
Itinerary details are indicative and may need to be changed by the driver in case of heavy traffic or any other unforeseen situation. 

Detailed instructions, and service provider contact information sent to you after purchase.