Private Shore Excursions Frequently Asked Questions

Here you will find some of the answers to our most frequently asked questions about our privat shore excursions . Click on any of the headings below to reveal the questions.

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Yes, most of the time. We want you to have an experience that you won´t forget. We encourage nuanced changes to an itinerary. Spend more time in one place and less time in another, or just drop a stop altogether; you call the shots.

Yes. Our sample itineraries are like a rough draft. They give you an idea of what´s possible, and we then work with you to craft a schedule that meets your specific need.

Browse some of our private walking tours here.

Browse some of our private driving tours here.

Browse some of our private out of town excursions here.

Nope. Every single cruiser we´ve taken on a tour has made it back to their ship on time to brag about their shore excursion.

We don´t take you to places we haven´t eaten at ourselves. In some cases, we make reservations ahead of time because it´s the only way we can guarantee you a table. Other times, we offer you a list of suggestions and let you choose.

Should an emergency take place on one of tours, we´ll do everything we can to make sure you get the help you need as quickly as possible. We recommend that you purchase your own travel insurance before you arrive to Barcelona. We can help you choose a local company, or you can choose on your own.

Yes. All of our hosts, guides and drivers speak English.

Our transportation can vary based on group size, but many times our vans feature individual climate control, adjustable seats, a panoramic sun roof and plenty of space.

A bigger group means a bigger vehicle. Let us know about your group size when you begin the booking process, and we´ll make sure we find a vehicle that fits the needs of your group.

  • Cancellations made 30 days or more from the date of your tour will receive a full refund.
  • Cancellations made between 29 and 21 days from the date of your tour will receive a 50% refund.
  • Cancellations made between 20 and 14 days from the date of your tour will receive a 25% refund.
  • Cancellations made within 13 days days or less from the date of your tour will not receive a refund.
  • Barcelona Experience is not responsible for cancellations that are out of our control. If you miss your connecting flight to Barcelona and consequently miss your scheduled tour, we follow the guidelines stated above.

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We´ve explored the streets of Barcelona and beyond to gain first-hand knowledge of the sites to which we take you. Taking a tour with us isn´t a shot in the dark; we know the sites like the back of our hand.

Yes. Barcelona Experience is a licensed and insured company that meets the standards and regulations of the regional and national government.

No, not anything outside of what you´d normally bring: identification, money and a wallet (preferably all three together).

Most of our tours are adaptable for children. When families book with us, we try to incorporate into our tours one or two kid-focused stops. The more the merrier (no matter how young or how old)!

Yes. Contact us to discuss your specific requests. We can arrange personal mobility devices like scooters, as well as vehicles to accommodate your particular needs.

To allow you the flexibility of choice and preference, the cost of your meals are not included in the cost of the tour. Lunches typically cost between 10 and 25 euros per person. Your guide's meal will be included in your lunch bill.

Yes. In fact, we recommend advance ticket purchases for most of the museums in Barcelona. Let us know where you want to go, and we´ll buy the tickets for you in advance.