Barcelona Tourist Passes

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There are many reasons Barcelona is such a popular destination for visitors from all over the world. Acclaimed art museums, beautiful coastline beaches, innovative architectural marvels, delicious culinary destinations, scenic outdoor spaces, engaging guided tours, and striking historic sites: no matter what you’re a fan of seeing and doing while on vacation, Barcelona has a little bit of something for everyone. So whether you find yourself drawn more to Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona or the Big Fun Museum, Park Güell or the Barcelona Botanic Garden—and regardless if you’ve got one day or a full week—there’s no shortage of wonders worth exploring when you’re visiting Barcelona.

Monserrat in the mountains above Barcelona is a half day tour on some tourist passes

Given all the fabulous things there are to see and do throughout Barcelona’s vibrant neighborhoods and bustling plazas, it can be challenging to try to experience everything you want while maintaining some degree of fiscal responsibility and budget discipline. Therefore, many Barcelona visitors decide to purchase a tourist pass. With multiple Barcelona tourist passes available for sale today, you’ll need to do some window shopping to compare the passes and see which one is right for you and your sightseeing needs before you actually click “buy.”

More often than not, Barcelona tourist passes are similar in fundamental ways. Regardless which brand you decide to purchase, you’ll be able to utilize that one singular ticket as your pre-paid entry into every attraction covered by your pass. And when you pay one flat rate for your tourist pass in advance of your visit, you’ll then need to pay absolutely nothing out of pocket at participating attractions’ gates. In addition to the convenience of needing to use only one pass to visit many different attractions, you’ll save a significant amount of money when buying the single tourist pass (as opposed to buying numerous separate tickets).

Familia Sagrada tour with the all-important skip the line privileges is included on many Barcelona Tourist Passes.

Despite these similarities, every single one of the numerous tourist passes available on the market today possesses a few unique characteristics. For instance, some passes are valid for a certain period of days, while other passes privilege a particular number of attractions—and so on and so forth. Continue reading below for a brief synopsis of several notable Barcelona tourist passes. Click on the link provided for additional information about each particular pass.

Barcelona Card

As the official tourist card of Barcelona’s tourism board, the Barcelona Card gets you in the door at approximately two dozen of the city’s most popular attractions. It can also serve as your ticket to local public transportation while providing you discounts on over 70 different attractions, tours, services, and more.

Go Barcelona All-Inclusive Pass

The Go Barcelona Pass is an all-access pass to explore a multitude of sights in the city. Highlights include FC Barcelona’s historic stadium, Camp Nou; The Olympic and Sports Museum; and tours of the Egyptian Museum of Barcelona, CaixaForum Barcelona, and MEAM (Museu Europeu d’Art Modern).

Barcelona Explorer Pass

The Barcelona Explorer Pass grants access to 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7 of the most popular attractions in Barcelona. These include such gems as the Sagrada Familia and La Pedrera (also known as Casa Mila), both masterpieces by Gaudí; Montserrat and Camp Nou.

Barcelona Unlimited Attractions Pass

This product is a different model. With this pass, you can visit an unlimited number of attractions for seven days from the date of issuance. This means you can see and do as many things as you can fit into normal operating hours of each attraction. You also save up to 40% on combined admission with this pass. This pass is the best option for people who are in Barcelona for longer, or who want to experience many activities during their vacation.

Barcelona Flexi Attractions Pass

With this pass, you can choose three or five activities from any of the included attractions. You don’t need to choose in advance, but can pick as you go. You have seven days to visit the number of attractions you purchased. You’ll save up to 40% on combined admission prices with these attraction visits, and pay nothing additional to the attraction for general admission. This pass is best suited for those staying in Barcelona for less time, or who only want to do a few specific things while in town.