Plaça de Catalunya stop | Barcelona Bus Turístic

The Green Route is not in service. Enjoy the most emblematic parts of the city with the Blue Route and the Red Route.

Due to the state-wide strike set to be staged by bus drivers, the Barcelona Bus Turístic will not be operating on Thursday 18 May.

Plaça Catalunya stop

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Barcelona’s nerve centre, transport hub and confluence of the city’s most important streets, from where you can explore Barcelona’s oldest areas and the Eixample district.

Nexus of the Old Town and the Eixample district

Plaça de Catalunya is the start and end of both the Red Route and the Blue Route of Barcelona Bus Turístic, in addition to the starting point of the routes of Catalunya Bus Turístic.

Plaça de Catalunya is the point where the old walled districts of the Old Town meet the new Eixample district. Plaça de Catalunya is the confluence of some of the city’s main thoroughfares, like La Rambla, Rambla de Catalunya and the elegant Passeig de Gràcia, and at the neighbouring Plaça d’Urquinaona and Plaça de la Universitat, you will find Via Laietana and Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, respectively.

From Plaça de Catalunya you can take a stroll along Passeig de Gràcia or La Rambla, where you can find the historic La Boqueria Market and the emblematic Gran Teatre del Liceu, in addition to the Palau de la Virreina and the Erotic Museum. From Plaça d’Urquinaona you can walk down Via Laietana to find the Palau de la Música Catalana, one of the most spectacular examples of Modernisme.

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