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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
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Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed today

I was asked to coordinate a group activity for ten company executives at the conclusion of their business meetings the last week of November 2018. Their window of availability was very limited so the tour and dinner needed to be very organized yet relaxed and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Colorow
Reviewed yesterday

Javier is an excellent local tour guide! His knowledge of Park Guell and Sagrada Familia is amazing, but his knowledge of local history and current events really give his tours something extra. Javier customized a tour for our group, half of our group had been...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ana_DeLaPera
Javier_Private_Guide, Gerente at Barcelona Private Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you very much for your review! I am very happy to read again that a new client enjoyed so much! Specially when half of the group have been here already! I really try my best to personalise every tour because every person is different....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I traveled to Barcelona this past October with my mother-in-law and two sister-in-laws to celebrate some milestone birthdays. We wanted to make the most of our stay and hit all the major Gaudi sites in a half-day. Javier not only gave us honest feedback and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Javier_Private_Guide, Gerente at Barcelona Private Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much, Princesa! Beautiful pictures too, thank you! It was great to share some time with all of you! I am in love of Gaudi, so for me is easy to show you some of his genius creations. Please, do so, recommendations are...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are so happy that we hired Javier for a half day tour last week while in Barcelona! He did much more than point out the beautiful sights; he actually gave us a great history lesson and brought the incredible work of Gaudi to life....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank margaretmY2309DT
Javier_Private_Guide, Gerente at Barcelona Private Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much Margaret for this great review! I do believe in tailoring the tours, because everybody is special and have their own interests and likes and dislikes. Doing a "tape recorded" type of tour, it may be much cheaper because the guide will...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Touring with Javier made our trip to Barcelona so special! Visiting Gaudi's Sagrada Familia brought me to tears...so inspiring! We had a diverse group and Javier made sure to accommodate everyone's interests. Our visit to other Gaudi's fantastic architectural gems, Casa Batllo' and Park Guell,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Javier_Private_Guide, Gerente at Barcelona Private Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your great review! I love to see tears on the eyes of some of you when we feel that emotion entering the kaleidoscope of Gaudi. The rest was just as great! It was a real pleasure to be with you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister, and niece went to Barcelona for a week, inspired by my grand niece who is studying there for her fall semester. We splurged and hired Javier for a full, action-packed, 8-hour day to maximize our Gaudi experiences, based on Javier's excellent reviews. We...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Katherine E
Javier_Private_Guide, Gerente at Barcelona Private Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

WAW! Thank you! Your last sentence made me shake. Thanks a lot. I really enjoy doing this job, and Gaudi is my passion. I also love to travel and to see the World, so I try to create the Best of the Experiences for you...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Javier provided a well-organized fast-paced tour of things we especially wanted to see in Barcelona. He wanted to know our interests (architecture and history) and continually addressed those themes. The fee was expensive, for two people, but we saw and learned more in five hours...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Eileen G
Javier_Private_Guide, Gerente at Barcelona Private Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Gracias Eileen! Having a private "personalised" guide is the Best way to visit a city like Barcelona and of course the Best value for your money, specially if you are limited in time. I am happy to see that even when you think that I...More

Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

We booked Javier for a four-hour tour which included Casa Batllo, La Pedrera and Sagrada Familia. It was the highlight of our trip to Barcelona. Javier is passionate about Gaudi, his knowledge is so extensive and he brings everything to life making the tour engaging...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Javier_Private_Guide, Gerente at Barcelona Private Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review! It was a pleasure having you here. Sometimes teenagers are not interested on the same things that their parents, but in your case we had such a great time! I hope to see you again!

Reviewed November 1, 2018

Whenever we travel to a new city, we try to find a guide to orient us to the city and to give us the highlights. We knew we wanted a full-on Gaudi day and from reviews, we felt Javier Sanches de Arevalo would be the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Karen H
Javier_Private_Guide, Gerente at Barcelona Private Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

WAW! Thanks a lot Karen for this wonderful review! You can not say more with less! I love Gaudi, and you will feel that with me. Organising the time, the sites and skipping the lines is a plus. And when the clients are willing to...More

Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were taking a cruise to celebrate our wedding anniversary and Barcelona was the final port on the trip. Other family members had toured with Javier 2 years ago and raved about the time they spent together. We were able to squeeze...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank James B
Javier_Private_Guide, Gerente at Barcelona Private Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

Muchas gracias James for this great review! You are right: with me you will maximize the time that you have, because I will take care of the timings, the itineraries, etc. You can just relax and enjoy! I hope to see you again!

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Response from Katherine P | Reviewed this property |
Javier at Barcelona tour guide. He was wonderful, knowledgeable and got us in and out of places without waiting so that we could see more, and knew just where to take pictures for great shots.
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Hello. I would need to know the days that you will be here. Please, send my an email to barcelonaprivatetourguide AT gmail Thank you!
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