They were able to accommodate a wheel chair for a walking tour of Montserrat. The guide was excellent on the history and architecture of Barcelona and the surrounding country on the way to Montserrat, as well as Montserrat itself.
We organised our own private tour beforehand with Barcelona Day Tours and they were brilliant. We thought Park Guell was a definite "must see" and of course seeing Sagrada la Familia cathedral is also great to see.
Picked us up at the Port as scheduled and took us directly to our hotel at end of tour. Great morning trip to Montserrat and great tour of Park Guell and Barcelona in the afternoon. Simona our guide and Ricardo our driver were GREAT! Definitely recommend this tour over the large group tours offered by Disney. Excellent company.
Andres, took us to a beautiful scenic spot where we could see most of the city of Barcelona on our way to the Formula One race track in Mont Melo. My son's choice of things to see. The men in the family got to do a drive in various cars used for racing. Lamborghinis and Feraris to be exact. This was the icing on the vacation for my youngest and something I'd recommend when looking for something different to do. Hardly anyone spoke English there, they were all speaking Catalan as this is something for the people of the area. Luckily I speak fluent Spanish and was able to get things accomplished, well everything but the instructional drives where I couldn't ride with everyone. That being said the family had lots of fun there and I'm sure my son will be talking about it for a long time.
Andres speaks six languages and is a very knowledgeable and cultured person and guide. I would highly recommend him and Royal Road Barcelona's Yaiza, who helped me book the tickets and excursion in addition to our transfers to and from the ship.
The tour guide met us after we disembarked the ship and stored our luggage. We saw the mirador and the olympic stadium. Our next stop was at La Sagrada Familia viewing the outside. Our final stop was at Park Guell. Lovely!! Our tour guide then dropped us and our luggage off at our hotel and recommended several ways to get around the city. I highly recommend this tour
We arranged to be picked up from the airport by Barcelona Day Tours for a 1/2 tour with drop off at our hotel for our 1 pre-cruise night. It was a good introduction, and well done, but by the end jet-lag kicked in so we were ready for the hotel.
Marc was exceptionally well read, well informed and enthusiastic guide. We enjoyed visiting Barcelona's Historical Sites so much with our guide, we returned the second day for the Gaudi tour with Marc leading the pack.
We booked a van and driver who took us to several of Gaudi's buildings, including La Sagrada Familia, Mount Montserrat, the Olympic Ring, Montjuic, with stops, walking, picture opportunities, and time to eat in 8 hours. It was wonderful!
Took private tour in rome it was amazing!!! Definitely do private tours, there are a ton of taxi/tour guys outside the ports each day, make friends with other getting off the ship each day and save money by splitting the cab fares. They are 1/4 of the price the cruise ship charges and are way better
Picked up from airport at 1030 and dropped off at ship 1445. All communications and payment arrangements went without a hitch. Guide was very knowledgeable with excellent English and prepared to tailor tour to fit in with our exact requirements.
Welcome to Cruise Critic; we're happy you decided to register to become a Cruise Critic Member.
Important: Do Not Use Your REAL NAME as your USER NAME
Important: Please disable your email verification software so that you receive our activation e-mail. Please add @cruisecritic.com to your email safelist.
Please respect that this is a MODERATED community for people who absolutely LOVE cruise travel or want to learn about cruise travel.
Registration to Cruise Critic's Cruise Community is free! We require that you use a valid e-mail address. You will receive an e-mail asking you to verify your e-mail address before you are allowed to login and post on the boards. Again, please disable your spamblocking or verification software so that you receive our activation e-mail. Also, as a member of Cruise Critic you will receive copies of our weekly newsletter plus our "Cruise Sails" and one "Member Offer" mailing. Should you not want to continue to receive these e-mailings, simply unsubscribe by following the directions in the newsletter. By agreeing to become a member, you are agreeing to receipt of our newsletters.
Additionally, we do insist that you abide by the rules and policies detailed at this link: Community Guidelines.
This is a moderated Community. If you do not agree with the terms and conditions of this Web site and do not wish to be bound by them, please do not use this Web site or continue the registration process. Cruise Critic reserves the right to remove any content in its sole discretion. Additionally, if you violate our Community Guidelines you may lose your posting privileges -- permanently -- without warning. By continuing the registration you are agreeing to the terms
These are moderated message boards. What this means is that we do our best to remove all objectionable messages from the boards. It also means that you cannot say whatever you'd like on the forums. If you are looking for an "anything goes" setting, Cruise Critic might not be the place for you. Understand, too, that our community is comprised of folks who LOVE to cruise. It therefore stands to reason that they will have a favorite cruise line or port of call -- in other words, they are "fans" and will sometimes take offense when a brand new member has arrived on the scene to bash a cruise line.
Keep in mind that we do not prescreen posts so there may be a period of time when an inappropriate post is visible. Please use the Report A Post icon located in the UPPER right hand corner of each posting if you wish to report a violation of our Community Guidelines. All messages express the views of the author, and neither the owners of Cruise Critic Message Board Forums, nor Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. (developers of vBulletin) will be held responsible for the content of any message.
By agreeing to these rules, you warrant that you will not post any messages that are obscene, vulgar, sexually-orientated, hateful, threatening, are in violation of our Community Guidelines or otherwise violative of any laws.
Cruise Critic reserves to right to remove, edit, move or close any thread (discussion) for any reason from the forums without warning. or notification to the Community. Additionally, we also reserve the right to deny posting privileges to any member at our sole discretion.
You hereby grant Cruise Critic the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display any message posted in our message board community (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.
Our mission is to provide a haven on the Internet free of harassment and advertising for our community members' enjoyment. Any company or person(s) that interfere with that mission risk losing their posting privileges.
If you have any questions about how our community is moderated, please address them to our Community Manager via e-mail at email@example.com. Please do not post on the boards.