Barcelona and Montserrat Helicopter Tour
- Type of tour: Helicopter Tours
- Duration of this tour: 35 minutes
- This tour commences in: Barcelona, Spain
- Region of Spain: Catalunya
On this 35-minute helicopter tour of Barcelona, not only will you see the city’s famous landmarks from the air, you’ll also get amazing views of Montserrat, the jagged mountain outside the city. As you fly over Barcelona, you’ll come face-to-face with its most iconic sight, Gaudi’s La Sagrada Familia. You’ll also see Park Güell, Camp Nou (the football stadium), the Barceloneta beaches and the Olympic Port, among many other attractions in the city. You’ll then explore more of Catalonia and fly to Montserrat for a spectacular view of its Benedictine monastery.
For a whopping 35 minutes, the Barcelona skies are yours to explore. This sightseeing helicopter tour includes not only Barcelona’s major sights and attractions, but also the majestic mountain of Montserrat, home to a famous Benedictine monastery. Many Barcelona helicopter tours last only five or 10 minutes – this is a comprehensive helicopter flight that will allow you to see the best of Barcelona and give you plenty of time to enjoy the views.
You’ll take off from Barcelona’s downtown heliport, near the cruise docks, and soar over the coast and heart of the city to experience the splendor of Barcelona in a way that’s impossible from the ground. You’ll see one of the most famous landmarks in Spain, La Sagrada Familia, from a coveted perspective.
Your flight will take you past Park Güell, the famous Barcelona football stadium of Camp Nou and over the Barceloneta beaches. You’ll also fly over the Olympic Port, Torre Agbar, the Stadium and the Olympic Ring, Tibidabo, the World Trade Center, the Avenida Diagonal and the urban grid of the Eixample, the commercial port, the Forum of Cultures buildings and the Castle of Montjuïc Mountain.
After you’ve seen the main attractions of the coast and the city, the helicopter will head to Montserrat, the most important and mysterious mountain of Catalonia, which sits 30 miles (50 km) from Barcelona. Montserrat is a dramatically jagged mountain, full of shrines that highlight its great Benedictine monastery, which is dedicated to the Virgin of Montserrat.You will also enjoy the beauty of the Catalonian landscape flying above the Collserola Park and the Llobregat river valley.
All seats on board the helicopter provide spectacular views.