Tour of Barcelona: Walking the Secrets of the Old City
Description and useful information
Let an expert guide take you through the landmarks of Barcelona’s legendary Gothic Quarter.
You’ll be schooled on raw history and amused with anecdotes passing by Plaça Catalunya, La Rambla, the Barcelona Cathedral, Plaça Reial, the Santa Maria del Mar, and much more.
There’s also plenty of secrets hidden in plain sight, street art, snack spots, and insider info that’ll make you a Barcelona expert in 2.5 hours.
Tours run daily at 10:00 am and last about 2.5 hours.
- A 2.5 hour tour of the Gothic Quarter
- A dynamic native English speaking guide
- Info on landmarks, local identity, city origins, food, and shops
- Entrance to Barcelona attractions
- Gratuities for the guide
A full refund is given if the cancellation is made up to 48 hours before the scheduled tour time.
Frequently asked questions
How long is the tour?
The tour runs between 2 and 2.5 hours depending on group dynamics.
Is the tour in English?
Yes, the tour is run by an English native speaker.
Where does the tour start?
It starts in the SW corner of Plaça Catalunya in front of the FNAC electronics store.
How will I recognize the guide?
He’ll be holding a Texas flag.
Where does the tour take me?
Starting from Plaça Catalunya you’ll head down the famous La Rambla and go deep into the Gothic Quarter, winding your way through some classic/hidden squares and end up near the Cathedral.
Is the tour good for kids?
Of course! There are plenty of interesting sites and anecdotes which are kid friendly, and the tour can be altered/catered as such.
Is the tour good for guests with a disability?
As the tour involves about 45 minutes of total walking it’s recommended only for guests who consider themselves mobile enough to do so. There are not any particularly sharp changes in grade nor are any of the sites not adept for visitors with a disability.
Do I get admission to any attractions?
No, major attractions along the way must be booked for another time and will not be included in the visit. You will be given time however to visit some of the free attractions along the way.
The tour can be reached by metro at Catalunya metro station (L1, L3)