No doubt Barcelona can impress anyone with a huge number of sights, museums, historical places and galleries. Almost every tourist visiting this city wants to see masterpieces by Picasso or Gaudi, learn history of local naval traditions and famous Barcelona football club, or walk down Ramblas and Passeig de Gracia.
However, it would be better to start with the bus tour around the city. It will take you about a day. Tours in Barcelona are made in such a way you are able to see its every popular corner such as Plaça d'Espanya, Plaça de Catalunya, Monjuic, Barri Gotic and Sagrada Familia. The buses stop at the most popular and famous sights where you can leave them and have a walk along Barcelona streets or visit a museum. All tourist buses are provided with English audio guides. Tourist bus transportation is carried out by two competing firms: Barcelona Bus Turistic and Barcelona City-Tour.
One of day tours in Barcelona costs 23 €, for a two-day tour you will pay 30 €. You can take a tourist bus at several places but one of the most popular points to start sightseeing tour is Plaça de Catalunya. The buses start working at 9 a.m. and are available till 8 p.m. (7 p.m. in winter). During this excursion you'll be able to see the city in whole and to understand what you definitely want to see in details.