Mini-group / Private tour
Extra time for a training
Embark on a journey through the past, present and future of Barcelona! Submerge in the very contagious relaxed mediterranean environment of the city and get familiar with this marvelous coastline and its great history, effortlessly mounted on a Segway. As we leave from the ancient Gothic Quarter in direction of the Old Port of Barcelona you can smell the passage of time imprinted in the air. You’ll get the chance to get acquainted with the history behind the biggest events in modern day Barcelona and appreciate some of the most symbolic works of art decorating the streets of the city where tradition meets the future. We’ll introduce you to the most important areas that shaped the city during the Industrial Ages in the past, nowadays converted in broad leisure areas and parks dedicated to its citizens and visitors and stage of the most important events in modern Barcelona. Learn about the great battles in the past that shaped the history of Catalonia and how they still affect the daily life of our citizens, gliding smoothly on a Segway!
We can say this most complete tour starts roughly 2000 years ago in roman Barcino, nowadays the old town and historical center of Barcelona, with a complete practical training session, that will make you very comfortable driving the Segway through this time-travel! As we make our way through the intimate streets of the medieval Gothic Quarter in direction of the old port, we’ll discover its great past and we’ll introduce you to the bustling La Barceloneta and its dreamy urban beach. Sliding through the shore you’ll have the best opportunities to take real portraits, from the panoramic ground terrace of the Hotel W, with urban landscape perfectly merged with mountains and beaches, to the Olympic Port, one of the stages of this important event that brought much development to the city, as you get acquainted with its historical importance, admiring modern sculptures and monuments symbolically decorating these leisure areas. There is still enough time for a slide to the botanical Parc de la Ciutadella and its Arc de Triomph, home of beautiful works of art and the city Zoo, and the chance to get very familiar with Barcelona’s history of successes that contributed to its Golden Age, effortlessly riding a Segway.