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Barcelona: “The Shadow of the Wind” Literary Walking Tour

Product ID: 2249
Key Details
3 hours
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Live Guide
Spanish, English

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What You'll Do
  • Explore Barcelona through the events of Carlos Ruiz Zafón’s global bestseller “The Shadow of the Wind”
  • Walk in the footsteps of Daniel Sempere, Julian Carax, and Fermín Romero de Torres
  • Wander through the Gothic Quarter and discover the Forgotten Books Cemetery, Santa Lucia Asylum, and Arc del Teatre
  • Discover the locations of the Xampanyet tapas bar and Els Quatre Gats restaurant
  • See the house and bookshop of "Sempere and Sons"
Turn fiction into reality during a walking tour of Barcelona that follows in the footsteps of Carlos Ruiz Zafón’s worldwide bestseller, “The Shadow of the Wind.” Wander in the shadows of the main characters and settings, from Las Ramblas to the Ribera.
What to Expect
Spanish author Carlos Ruiz Zafón’s global bestseller “The Shadow of the Wind” has captivated thousands of readers around the world, and on this 3-hour walking tour you will step into its pages and discover the parts of Barcelona so vividly captured by the novel.

Turning fiction into reality, the tour departs from the famous Ramblas Sta. Monica at the Arc del Teatre, before heading down to Placa Reial and Baixada de la Llibreteria. You will visit places still imbued with the magic of Barcelona at the beginning of the 20th-Century. Walk through the shadowy Gothic Quarter and Ribera, reliving events experienced by Daniel Sempere, Julian Carax, Fermín Romero de Torres, and other characters from the novel.

Explore a labyrinth of mysteries, as tour participants become characters at the Forgotten Books Cemetery and Santa Maria del Mar. Wander along Calle Montcada, and discover the Santa Lucia Asylum, Xampanyet tapas bar, and Els Quatre Gats restaurant. See the house and bookshop of "Sempere and Sons," and head past the old library of Ateneu Barcelonès.
What's Included
  • Official guide
What's Not Included
  • Transportation
Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Meeting Point

Meet at Rambla Santa Mónica, 9. Your guide will be holding a red umbrella. (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• This is a bilingual tour in English and Spanish, offered on regular basis
Our promise to you
  • Speedy booking and reserved spots
  • No-hassle best price guarantee
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Product ID: 2249