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Sightseeing transport

Sightseeing transport

You'll find charming and unique means of transport at Barcelona's most iconic sightseeing spots, including the Montjuïc Cable Car, which allows you to enjoy spectacular views of the city while you go up to the castle located at the top of the Montjuïc mountain. And if you're looking for a convenient sightseeing trip, the Barcelona Bus Turístic will give you a unique, and complete, view of the city. Fun is guaranteed!


Montjuïc Cable Car Montjuïc Cable CarThe cable car goes from Avinguda Miramar in Barcelona (beside the upper station of Montjuïc Funicular) to Castell de Montjuïc.
Meeting point: Avinguda Miramar, 30. Estació Parc de Montjuïc.
Duration: 10 minutes.

Accessibility details

Motor impairment
The Montjuïc cable car is fully accessible for wheelchair users. Manual and powered wheelchairs fit perfectly into the cable car cabins. The staff have been trained to help people board.

This means of transport has received the 170001 accessibility certificate.

Last update: 11/09/2019

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Telefèric del Port (Cross-Harbour Cable Car) Telefèric del Port (Cross-Harbour Cable Car)Telefèric del Port (Cross-Harbour Cable Car) connects Montjuïc Park with Barceloneta district.
Meeting point: Torre de Sant Sebastià (Barceloneta) | Avinguda Miramar (Montjuïc).
Duration: 10 minutes.
Further information: Telefèric del Port
Las Golondrinas Las GolondrinasClimb aboard this iconic pleasure boat and discover the port of Barcelona: a world full of surprises.
Meeting point: Portal de la Pau, s/n. Moll de Drassanes (opposite the Columbus Monument).
Lenght: 40 minutes.

Accessibility details


The traditional boats are not accessible because of their age.
Motor impairment: accessible with assistance
Only the modern vessels in the pleasure-boat fleet (the catamarans Trimar and Omnibus) are partially adapted for wheelchair users. Access is via a steep ramp and wheelchair passengers will require assistance from staff on the boat to embark and disembark. The boats have adapted toilets and spaces reserved for wheelchair users inside, next to the bar.

Last update: 29/08/2019

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Las Golondrinas - Barcelona Mar Las Golondrinas - Barcelona MarSail along the Barcelona coast past the city's beaches on board this catamaran. A relaxing boat ride showing the city from another angle.
Meeting point: Portal de la Pau, s/n. Moll de Drassanes (opposite the Columbus Monument).
Lenght: 60 minutes.
Barcelona Bus Turístic Barcelona Bus TurísticThe double-decker bus Barcelona Bus Turístic is the easiest way to discover Barcelona city's most attractive and interesting sights.
Meeting point: 45 stops available.
Duration: 2 hours approx. per route.

Accessibility details

Visual impairment
The Barcelona Bus Turístic audioguide describes the different places of interest and landmarks on the route in several languages.
Guide dog
Hearing impairment
Hearing-impaired passengers can call at the tourist information office in Plaça Catalunya and hire an induction loop to help them hear the audioguide more clearly. A 200 € cash or credit-card deposit is required.

Instructions for using the induction loop:

1. Place the induction loop receiver around your neck.
2. Connect the induction loop to the audioguide system.
3. Switch your hearing aid to position T.
Induction loop
Motor impairment
The entire Barcelona Bus Turístic fleet is adapted for people with reduced mobility. However, as specified in the informative leaflets, they can only access the lower deck.

Last update: 03/08/2016

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