Other peculiar transports of Barcelona

Las Golondrinas

Golondrinas BarcelonaIt is one of the most emblematic transports of the city. Las Golondrinas  are motor-driven boats, located in the Moll de les Drassanes, at the end of the Ramblas and take short-trip cruises through the port of Barcelona.

The history of Las Golondrinas begins in 1888 with the Universal Exhibition of Barcelona. Since then they has lived all the changes of the transformation of the city and its opening to the sea. At the moment it realizes two routes: Barcelona Mar, with duration of 1h and 30 min, that passes by the port, the coast and the beaches of the city; And Barcelona Port 40 min, with a tour that allows you to see the Maremágnum, the Puerta de Europa Bridge, the Clock Tower, views of the castle and the mountain of Montjuïc, Hotel W, sports clubs, Merchants and luxury cruisers. There are also guided tours, with the Port a la Vista itinerary, of 60 minutes, aimed at groups of schools on weekdays. It allows to travel by the port of Barcelona in a traditional Golondrina, like the one of the photo.

Barcelona Port 40 min

Price: 7,40 € (children from 4 to 12 years old 2,80 €)
Schedule:
February and March: 12:15h, 13:15h, 15:15h and 16:15h
April, May and June: 12:15h, 13:15h, 15:15h, 16:15h and 17:15h
July, August and September: 11:15h, 11:45h, 12:15h, 12:45h, ...every 30 minutes... 20:15h
October and November: 12:15h, 13:15h, 15:15h y 16:15h

Barcelona Mar 1h30

Price: 15,00 € (children from 4 to 12 years old 5,50 €)
Schedule:
February and March: 15:30h
April, May and June: 12:30h, 13:30h, 15:30h and 16:30h
July, August and September: 11:30h, 12:30h, 13:30h, 15:30h, 16:30h, 17:30h and 18:30h
October and November: 12:30h and 15:30h

Tramvia Blau

Tramvia Blau BarcelonaInaugurated in 1901, it connects the Avinguda Tibidabo station with the Pie del Funicular del Tibidabo. Its history is important because it is the only line of tram that was conserved in all Barcelona, ​​being these replaced by buses during the 20th century. Its route is 1,276 m upwards, and on its way we can see the modernist houses of this area, the Collserola mountain and views of Barcelona.

This tram has undergone some remodeling, in 1922 and in 1958, but retains its charm and is currently destined for a mainly tourist use. To get there, take the Generalitat de Catalunya Railways and get off at Av, Tibidado, L7- The bus lines V15, 22, 75, 131 and 196 also arrive there. The Tramvia Bñau has different schedules depending on The time of year.

At the moment it is not the unique line of tram that circulates by Barcelona but the only one of historical character.

Price: 5,50 €. The ticket is bought on the tram.

Schedule:
From 02/01 to 18/03: Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 10:00h to 18:00h
From 19/03 to 28/03: daily from 10:00h to 19:30h
From 29/03 to 23/06: Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 10:00h to 19:30h
From the 24/06 to the 28/08: daily from 10:00h to 19:30h
From 10/09 to 10/28: Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 10:00h to 19:30h
From 29/10 to 31/12: Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 10:00h to 18:00h
The 25th of December and the 1st of January does not circulate.

 

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