21°C – THE SUMMER IS COMING
21°C. That was the temperature according to the thermometer at the offices of TOURISIMO www.tourisimo.es on Sunday, 3rd of March. Summer is coming fast, the weather will only get better and here at TOURISIMO, from the 1st of April we`re ready to take you on a sightseeing trip never to be forgotten.
Barcelona should be on everybody’s bucket-list of places to visit, and when you visit Barcelona there is an often overlooked attraction which few people get to experience. The only one place from which you can see all of the city, experience the wild nature of Catalunya and take the best photos are the hills of Collserola. Rising to 512 meters (1,680 ft) to form the North-west border of the city, these spectacular hills are part of the 84.65 km², Parc Natural de Collserola www.parcnaturalcollserola.cat which lies between the rivers Besos and Llobregat, and is actually the largest urban park in the world.
From our base, just 50 meters from the famous Park Güell, https://parkguell.barcelona/en a TOURISIMO tour offers you the chance to drive your own 100% electric, zero emissions, eco-friendly two-seater car up an out of the heart of the city through the hills of Collserola with stops at some incredible viewing areas on the way. You will follow a professional guide who will lead you to the best sightseeing areas providing the best photo opportunities missed by most visitors.
Our popular “Sightseeing Tour” provides the experience of nature, views, driving the exciting electric cars on mountain roads and local information form your guide all as standard. But the highlight of “Premium Tour” is a visit to the observation deck of the communications tower, La Torre de Collserola www.torredecollserola.com . This Barcelona icon, designed by Sir Norman Foster and opened for the Barcelona Olympics in 1992 will see you take the glass-walled elevator to 512 meters (1,837 ft) above sea level. From this dizzying height you´ll experience the photo opportunities of a life-time and panoramic views of Barcelona city and Catalunya beyond, from the Pyrenees Mountains to the Mediterranean Sea.
So, join the millions of visitors to our fantastic city this summer, enjoy the culture, the architecture, the weather the beaches, tapas and beer, but try to find time to fit in a TOURISIMO tour and discover a part of Barcelona which you’ll never forget.