Hop-On Hop-Off Barcelona Blue Route
The blue tour of architectural wonders
The Hop-On Hop-Off Barcelona Blue Route stands out for its wealth of iconic monuments, offering privileged access to emblematic sites such as the Sagrada Família, Park Güell and Camp Nou, making it an unmissable route for discovering the city's most famous architectural and cultural gems.
> At the heart of this journey, emblematic monuments are revealed, each telling a unique story:
Casa Batlló : A work of art by Gaudí, this building is a jewel of Modernista architecture, captivating visitors with its undulating forms and colourful façade.
Pedrera -Casa Milà : Another of Gaudí's masterpieces, famous for its unique roof and its importance in the history of architecture.
Sagrada Família : The Sagrada Família, Antoni Gaudí's must-see masterpiece, is an exceptional basilica known for its soaring towers and richly sculpted facades. It is an emblematic example of Catalan Modernist architecture, a regional variant of Art Nouveau.
Park Güell: A fabulous park designed by Gaudí: its colourful mosaics, its House-Museum and its gardens.
Camp Nou: A must for football fans at the stadium of the legendary FC Barcelona
Map of the Blue Line of the Barcelona Tourist Bus
Full itinerary of the Bus Bleu
All the stops on the red line as they appear on the bus map, i.e. in Catalan:
Plaça Catalunya : The starting point, the living heart of the city.
Casa Batlló – Fundació Antoni Tàpies : Enter the world of Gaudí and Antoni Tàpies, another great Catalan artist.
Passeig de Gràcia – La Pedrera : An avenue lined with architectural treasures.
Sagrada Família : Discover Gaudí's iconic basilica, an unfinished masterpiece.
Sant Pau Recinte Modernista : A jewel of modernist architecture and a World Heritage Site.
Park Güell : A park designed by Gaudí, offering a mosaic of colours and shapes.
Tramvia Blau – Tibidabo : Take to the Tibidabo and enjoy spectacular views over the city.
Sarrià : Discover the charm of old Barcelona in this traditional district.
Monestir de Pedralbes: Visit this Gothic monastery, a haven of peace and history.
Palau Reial - Pavellons Güell: Explore the royal gardens and Gaudí's architecture.
Futbol Club Barcelona: A must for Barça fans at the Camp Nou stadium.
Diagonal - Les Corts: A dive into a business and residential district.
Francesc Macià - Diagonal: A meeting point for the two circuits between modernity and tradition.
Eixample : Discover this emblematic district of Barcelona's urban development.
Connections between the Blue Route and the Red Route
The connections, where the blue and red routes of the Barcelona tourist bus meet at the same stop, are as follows:
> Plaça Catalunya stop: This is where the two lines connect, as it is a major and central stop in the city.
> Casa Batlló - Fundació Antoni Tàpies stop: Both routes pass through this stop, offering easy access to these famous sites.
> Passeig de Gràcia - La Pedrera stop: Another meeting point for the two lines, allowing passengers to explore this important part of the city.
> Francesc Macià - Diagonal stop: The two lines also cross at this stop, located in an elegant part of Barcelona.
The transfer points give you the flexibility to change lines and explore different aspects of the city without extra effort.
> The blue route of the Barcelona Tourist Bus runs every day between 9am and 8pm (7pm in winter) and passes every 5 to 25 minutes depending on the season (for example, there are more buses in summer than in winter).
> The total duration of the blue route is approximately 2 hours.
Number of stops
The blue and red routes have a total of 31 stops and 4 connections. Your Hop on Hop Off Barcelona bus ticket is valid on these two routes for 1 working day or two working days, depending on the package you choose.
Start your open-air bus tour early in the morning, sitting at the top of the bus so you can take photos without a window in front of you. Start at the Plaça Catalunya stop on the Blue Line. Stop whenever you want to visit a monument or simply take the time to see it from the outside.
> Change from the Blue line to the Red line at the Francesc Macià - Diagonal stop to finish your journey with all the wonders of the Red line. This itinerary is perfectly feasible in a day, if you take the time to really visit 2 or 3 places.
Recognising a bus stop
You can recognise bus stops by the red and blue "Barcelona Bus Turístic" signs,
or simply by the red and blue posts along the route.