Enjoy a walk through Barcelona’s Old Town and its Gothic Quarter. Learn about the rich past of this magical city from an expert local guide. Experience lively La Rambla with its street entertainers and La Boqueria, the most popular market in the city.
What to Expect
Discover the heart of Barcelona on a 3-hour walking tour through Old Town and the Gothic Quarter, the city’s most fascinating districts.
Learn about the origins of Roman Barcelona over 2,000 years ago, as you walk along one of the world's best-preserved Roman walls.
Your expert guide will tell you about the architecture of the Gothic Quarter, and its medieval past. See the monumental Plaça del Rei with its Palace of the Viceroy and the beautiful Palau Reial. It was on the stairs of this palace that the Catholic monarchs greeted the navigator Christopher Columbus when he returned from his first voyage to the Americas.
Christian spirituality in Barcelona is evoked through its emblematic churches, the Cathedral and Santa Maria del Mar, the ultimate example of pure Catalan Gothic. Santa Maria del Mar is located in a neighborhood that’s the very essence of Barcelona – full of energy, trendy bars, myriad restaurants, and small boutiques.
Take a walk along famous La Rambla and discover why Barcelona is so beloved by visitors. On this bustling pedestrian street, you’ll see street performers, small cafés, and traditional Catalan shops, before reaching popular La Boqueria market. At the market you’ll hear about the gastronomic favorites of the Catalan people, including the world-famous Iberian cured ham.
- Professional local tour guide
Know Before You Go
• This is a small-group tour
• There is a minimum booking of 2 persons
• The starting time for the tour is by client request