We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Great tour

Booked a private tour with Javier while in Barcelona. We were a group of 10 and decided to rent the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ccholakis
,
New York City, New York
via mobile
Engaging, intelligent, and fun

I was initially reluctant to do a tour being a person who does not like to be hostage to a bad... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Maggie C
,
South Orange, New Jersey, United States
Read all 152 reviews
85
All photos (85)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent99%
  • Very good1%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“his knowledge”(15 reviews)
“gaudi sites”(11 reviews)
About
We know you value your time: while you are in Barcelona it is limited, so we will provide The Best Value for it. You will see The Highlights of the city at your pace. And you will save a lot of time, because we can grant you VIP Access, so you will...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Contact
Barcelona, Spain
Website
+34 600 60 77 14
Call
Reviews (152)
Filter reviews
149 results
Traveller rating
148
1
0
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
148
1
0
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewshis knowledgegaudi sitesla sagrada familiatapas restaurantcurrent eventsgave us great recommendationslong waiting linescome alivebackground informationevery nook and crannypark guellimportant sitespersonal guidewonderful guidemediterranean cruisehighlight of our tripspanish history
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 149 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a private tour with Javier while in Barcelona. We were a group of 10 and decided to rent the private bus as well. Can’t say enough about Javier! Very informative and was able to pack so much information into our 4 hour tour. It...More

Thank ccholakis
Javier-BCN-TourGuide, Gerente at Barcelona Private Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much C. for this nice review. You are right, I love to do what I do, showing Barcelona to my guests while making of it the Best of The Experiences. And skipping the lines is a great plus, I hate to wait...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was initially reluctant to do a tour being a person who does not like to be hostage to a bad experience, but went along with our group of four's decision to hire a tour guide. Javier had the emotional intelligence to keep all four...More

Thank Maggie C
Javier-BCN-TourGuide, Gerente at Barcelona Private Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much Maggie for your review! I loved to read it. I am happy that you gave the Experience of a guide in Barcelona a chance. And I am even happier to realise that you enjoyed so much! I hope to see you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are family of four, two kids age 9 and 10 years old. We had two days tours with Javier, he is extremely knowledgeable, fun person to hang out with. First day we had a Barcelona city tour, we got to see all amazing Gaudi...More

Thank ckwlam
Javier-BCN-TourGuide, Gerente at Barcelona Private Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello C. Thank you very much for your beautiful review! I am so happy to know that you liked me, the buildings, my explanations and the food! You got the full package of happiness! You are right, when somebody hires me they save so much...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was our first time travelling to Europe WITH children ages 12,10,8,6 and Javier made it an experience of a lifetime. We booked 2 days with Javier a full day Gaudi tour and a half day old city tour. We were absolutely lucky and struck...More

Thank trixr4kids
Javier-BCN-TourGuide, Gerente at Barcelona Private Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your amazing review!! To tell you the truth you have been one of the most interesting families I ever had as clients. All of the members have amazing lives! And a Great Instagram profile ;) Your 4 kids made me...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Javier arranged all of our tours, transportation, advance tickets, reservations and personally made our stay in Barcelona memorable. He is extremely knowledgeable, communicative and personable. Tour was not only enjoyable but educational as well. Totally dependable and has my highest recommendation .

Thank richardlC3221KQ
Javier-BCN-TourGuide, Gerente at Barcelona Private Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

WAW! Thanks a lot for your review! It was a pleasure to share a few hours with you. I am very happy to read that you were so satisfied with the experience! Thank you very much again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Barcelona for the first time with my daughters (ages 13 and 17) and was looking for a introductory tour of the city, covering the main highlights, without long waiting lines and packed transport. Found Javier thorough ForeverBarcelona and got exactly what I was hoping...More

1  Thank Moshe M
Javier-BCN-TourGuide, Gerente at Barcelona Private Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much Moshe for your review! Yes, with us you can skip the lines, personalise your tour and have the best driver and transportation company. Thank you for your recommendation!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We contacted Javier through his website (barcelonaprivatetourguide.com) and arranged a four hour tour of Barcelona, including the Sagrada Familia, Park Guell, and the Picasso Museum. My husband and I were traveling with our daughter and two grandchildren, ages, 12 and 13. He was totally open...More

Thank mokava
Javier-BCN-TourGuide, Gerente at Barcelona Private Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review! Yes, I love to personalise the tour, because everybody is different. And that is the best way to have the experience of visiting Barcelona during your holidays. I can skip the lines, sometimes we need to buy the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Javier is extremely knowledgeable, fun-loving, and always willing to tailor his tours to the likes and dislikes of his clients. I am a repeat client of his and would recommend him, without hesitation, to anyone and everyone! His knowledge of Gaudi, in particular, is unsurpassed....More

Thank Laura P
Javier-BCN-TourGuide, Gerente at Barcelona Private Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much, Laura, for this great review. I am so Happy when I have Repeaters coming back! That really means something! It was a pleasure to be with so many girls sharing my Gaudi's passion. I hope to see you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Javier was the perfect guide for our family of three generations traveling together. My husband and I had been to Barcelona before. This time we were on a cruise with our children, spouses and grandchildren, nine of us in all. I knew that with one...More

Thank Thomas H
Javier-BCN-TourGuide, Gerente at Barcelona Private Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for this great review! Big groups (for me 9 is big) are always challenging, but you were great! It was a pleasure to show you the city around and to share my love for Gaudi. I always have a weakness for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I took our first trip to Barcelona recently and wanted a guide who had knowledge of the city but who also was personable and fun. Javier was perfect for what we were looking to do. He had extensive knowledge of all the...More

Thank phila48
Javier-BCN-TourGuide, Gerente at Barcelona Private Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review! I wish I could guess who you are to personalise more my answer... Anyway, the important thing is that I am very happy that you are satisfied and enjoyed your experience with us. Thank you very much for...More

View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 519 hotels in Barcelona
Sagrada Familia Home
39 reviews
.04 km away
Ayre Hotel Rosellon
1,624 reviews
.18 km away
Apartaments Marina
309 reviews
.28 km away
Hispanos 7 Suiza
661 reviews
.29 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 10,922 restaurants in Barcelona
Buenas Migas Sagrada Familia
219 reviews
.11 km away
Enrique Tomas
102 reviews
.13 km away
Costa Coffee
211 reviews
.08 km away
Farggi
134 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 3,436 attractions in Barcelona
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
141,643 reviews
.03 km away
Placa de la Sagrada Familia
90 reviews
.17 km away
Placa de Gaudi
21 reviews
.13 km away
Jardins Sagrada Familia
22 reviews
.15 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
fklimavicius
July 1, 2018|
Answer
Response from Javier-BCN-TourGuide | Property representative |
Hello. I would need to know the days that you will be here. Please, send my an email to barcelonaprivatetourguide AT gmail Thank you!
0
Votes
Google Translation
AM_Texas95
May 23, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Javier-BCN-TourGuide | Property representative |
Thank you! That is absolutely right!
0
Votes
Google Translation
Mojowork
May 16, 2018|
Answer
Response from Javier-BCN-TourGuide | Property representative |
Great! I am available. Please contact me through my web site. Thank you.
0
Votes
Google Translation