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The Highlights Tour

Explore Barcelona’s city center with a vintage Polaroid camera. Get creative and take home special Polaroid memories from your trip.

Use the calendar below to select your date and book online!

Highlights

  • Location

    Barcelona, Spain

  • Duration

    150 Minutes

  • Photo Guides

    Local & English Speaking

  • Group Size

    Maximum 8 People

  • Price

    Ticket incl. Camera 55€

  • Booking

    Instant Confirmation

Join us for a Polaroid sightseeing adventure!

We show you all the best photo spots. No previous photography knowledge needed!

We start our “not like all the other walking tours” experience at the impressive Arc de Triomf. You will learn how to use a vintage Polaroid camera from the 1990s at the beginning of the tour.

Your local guide will help you find out how to create your own beautiful photo souvenirs!

While exploring the bustling neighborhoods Barri Gòtic, El Born and Barceloneta you’ll see some of Barcelona’s famous sights but also a few things that might surprise you.

Take home eight one-of-a-kind Polaroids from your sightseeing adventure in Barcelona.

During your analog photo adventure you will discover

  • El Born with its
    • cool bars and restaurants,
    • local artists workshops and galleries as well as
    • surprising street art
  • the Arc de Triomf and the
  • straight out of a faerie tale Parc de la Ciutadella,
  • the waterfront at Port Vell,
  • the grand Basilica Santa Maria del Mar and
  • some of the highlights in the Gothic Quarter
  • like the breathtaking Barcelona Cathedral.

Check out the tour itinerary for more info

EVERYTHING YOU

NEED TO KNOW

  • HOW TO BOOK YOUR TOUR:
    • Choose your date and time from the tour calendar.
    • Follow the booking process to book and pay your tickets online.
    • The booking and payment is processed by our partner FareHarbor. They charge a small booking fee in addition to the ticket price.
  • Payment options:
    • Credit cards
    • If you do not own a credit card but want to book a tour, just contact us at booking@instant.tours
  • Cut-Off Times: Tours can be booked online up until 12 hrs. prior the scheduled departure time. If a date has existing bookings it can be be booked up until 4 hours to the departure.
  • Short-Term Inquiries: If you like to join a tour within 12 hrs. to the departure just drop us a line. We try to make it happen: InstantTours@artspacetours.com
  • Private Tours: You want to book a tour but cannot find a suitable date? Inquire via e-mail and we will try scheduling one.

If you have questions, check out our FAQs, call us at +34 622 481 132 or write an email to InstantTours@artspacetours.com

We have planned a great tour for you. Exploring the city center of Barcelona you’ll see and experience the following:

We start our tour at the impressive Arc de Triomf in the hip El Born district.

  • After the introduction you take your first shot: If you are lucky you can catch the arc with some big soap bubbles made by the local buskers!
  • Next is the incredibly diverse Parc de la Ciutadella. Locals use it for almost all imaginable activities like Yoga, boxing, sunbathing or just bringing their dogs for a playdate.
  • Located in the park is the
    • Barcelona Zoo,
    • a huge fountain with a little bit of Antoni Gaudí,
    • a wooly mammoth (!),
    • a lovely pond complete with rowing boats and the
    • Parliament of Catalunya.
  • We continue our adventure by heading back to El Born.
  • There we enter the excavations at the Born Centre de Cultural i Memoria (BCC) before we pass by
  • the Farolas de Pla del Palau (Gaudí again) and the
  • (in)famous “Shakira Fountain”.
  • On our way to the Gothic Quarter we glance at the most impressive church in Barcelona that is not Sagrada Familia: Basílica de Santa Maria del Mar.
  • After a short stop at Plaça del Rei we continue to the
  • Catedral de Barcelona, where you will find out who lives in its courtyard.

Can you believe it? This was just a small taste of what you will get to see, learn and capture with your Polaroid camera on your tour through Barcelona.

Price

  • Standard Ticket includes vintage Polaroid rental camera and one pack of Polaroid Originals instant film worth 19 EUR
  • No-Camera Ticket does not include a rental camera nor the instant film. Perfect for someone who wants to use their own camera or accompany someone on the tour

Meeting Point

  • Address: Cage Gallery, Carrer d’En Cortines 23
    You can find more info about the meeting point right above.

Duration

About 150 minutes including the introduction to the Polaroid camera and the instant film.

Departure Times

Daily at varying times. Please check the tour calendar for details.

Group Size

No minimum group size. Average maximum group size is eight.

Languages

The tour is operated in English.

Included

  • Vintage Polaroid 600 Camera for the duration of the trip
  • 1 Pack of Polaroid Originals instant film worth 19 EUR
  • Introduction to instant photography
  • English speaking personal photo guide. Your guide is a Barcelona local who is happy to answer questions you have about Barcelona, recommend places to eat, give tips on what to see and where to go and much more. But please be aware of the fact that your guide is not a professional tourist guide. Therefore we do not provide oral historical information and context.

Not Included

  • The No-Camera Ticket does not include a rental camera nor the instant film.
  • Gratuities (optional)

Cancellation & Refund

  • Cancellations: If you have to change or cancel a tour please let us know as soon as possible. Just write an email to booking@instant.tours. Within 48 hours prior your booked tours departure, we will refund you with the total amount paid.
  • Short-term cancellations (less than 48 hours before the tour’s departure): We will try to reschedule the tour with you. If we aren’t able to do so, a short-term cancellation will result in full payment of the agreed tour price for the scheduled time.
  • Changes: If you want to change the date and/or time of your trip you must contact us as soon as possible in writing at booking@instant.tours. We will try to reschedule your trip with you, although we cannot guarantee that we will always be able to do this, as changes are subject to availability at the time.
  • Bad Weather: In most cases we meet you at the meeting point. There we will discuss our options, which are: rescheduling the tour, cancelling and refunding or running it anyway. In rare cases we cancel the tour beforehand by informing you via email and/or phone. If the tour you booked got cancelled due to bad weather we will try to reschedule it. In case the suggested options are not viable for you we will give you full refund.
  • For details please view our Terms and Conditions here

Ending Point

Meeting Point Barcelona

Meeting Point

Barcelona Highlights

We meet at the Arc de Triomf in the Born district. This is where you will meet your guide for the introduction.

Address: Passeig de Lluís Companys, 08003 Barcelona

Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes prior the tour to ensure that we can start in time.

Ending Point

Ending Point Barcelona

Your tour ends at Plaça de Ramon Berenguer el Gran in the Gothic Quarter. There, we will review your pictures, answer your questions about what to do in Barcelona, recommend places to eat and give tips on what to see and where to go.

Add even more fun to your tour! Choose between one or more of our awesome tour add-ons. Just add them during the checkout. You will receive your purchase at the tour!

Available at this tour:

  • Color 600 Film – Additional Polaroid Originals Color 600 film. 8 exposures per pack
  • Group Picture – Your guide takes a portrait or group picture for you to keep
  • Private Tour – Choose this option to make your tour a private one

OUR CUSTOMERS

TESTIMONIALS

“Shooting polaroid was something I never done before. It made me look around in a different way while walking through the most beautiful parts of Barcelona.”
Liz, Netherlands

Barcelona Highlights

“I definitely recommend the tour for anyone who want to know more about Barcelona and keep souvenirs with the pictures!”
Boris, France

Barcelona Highlights

“Our guide gave each of us a Polaroid camera and explained how to take pictures and gave useful tips. It’s a very interesting experience to take 8 pictures and to actually hold them in your hands right away.“
Chris, Austria

Barcelona Highlights

THE TOUR

IMPRESSIONS