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Barcelona Christmas Tour

Savour the magic of Christmas with a tour of Barcelona’s most iconic sights and monuments while you discover all the traditions and secrets associated with this time of the year.

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Barcelona Christmas Tour

Celebrate Christmas with an evening tour guided live in Catalan and Spanish by our staff. A unique 90-minute experience during which you can enjoy the Christmas lights and decorations on the city streets.

Christmas is the most magical and special time of year in Barcelona. An event full of light and joy that illuminates every corner of the city, which you can now enjoy from a privileged location on the Barcelona Christmas Tour. Don’t miss Passeig de Gràcia, the Sagrada Família basilica and its Christmas Market, the Glòries Tower, Sant Antoni market and many other fascinating sights!

Treat yourself to the most dazzling city tour!

As well as soaking up the festive atmosphere that pervades the city, the Barcelona Christmas Tour reveals the stories behind some of the most treasured Christmas traditions, such as the fact that the galets pasta shells that are such a feature of Christmas lunch are a relatively modern Barcelonan invention, first created in the Born district; the origin of the Christmas lottery and L’Home dels Nassos (the Man with the Noses), among other curiosities. Plus, you can enjoy a playlist of Christmas songs, created specially for the occasion on the TMB Spotify profile, as a soundtrack to the tour.

The Barcelona Christmas Tour gives you a very special Christmas experience. Starting and ending in Plaça de Catalunya, you can enjoy the most magical and festive tour imaginable from the top deck of our bus.

Book your seats now and discover all the hidden secrets and stories of the city’s sights of interest thanks to our official guide service in both Catalan and Spanish.

Main streets, squares and avenues:

Christmas markets:


Seats on the top deck guaranteed.

The bus has Wi-Fi and is adapted for people with reduced mobility (lower floor) or hearing difficulties.


Fees and prices

Ticket Sales

You can purchase tickets with a 10% discount on Hola Barcelona.  Download the voucher and keep it on your mobile device or as a printed copy.  

Consult the general conditions of the service.

Tickets Price
Adults (aged over 13) €15.00
Children (aged 4–12) €10.00
Children aged under 4 Free


The Barcelona Christmas Tour operates from 27 November 2020 to 3 January 2021 (except 24, 25 and 31 December and 1 January), running from Thursday to Sunday, with the following departure times:

  • 18.00 h
  • 19.45 h

The place of departure is plaça de Catalunya, 14 (Blue Route stop of the Barcelona Bus Turístic).

The journey lasts approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.

We recommend arriving at the meeting point 20 minutes before departure.