Stories and Legends of the Gothic Quarter: Walking Tour
Activities

Stories and Legends of the Gothic Quarter: Walking Tour

Free cancellation
Language: English , Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 2 hours 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Travel back in time and discover medieval Barcelona
  • Learn the fascinating history of the Gothic Quarter
  • Discover the ‘unknown’ of the Catalan city
  • Enjoy a tasting of ‘pintxos’ in a tapas bar
What to expect

Ever wonder what it was like to live in Medieval Barcelona? With this tour you can travel through time and discover its stories, its characters, their relation with the Quarter, and the way in which they lived.

Walk through the narrow medieval streets and travel back in time to discover the captivating history of Barcelona's Gothic Quarter, made possible by this amazing walking tour. The remains of the medieval times hidden in these streets will help you to experience the unknown corners of the city that don’t show up in the guidebooks!

This tour starts in Plaça Nova, passing the ancient city gate of Barcino, and continues through the Jewish Quarter (Call) and its many squares such as: Plaza de Sant Jaume (where the city hall is located), Plaça del Rei, Plaça de l’Àngel, Argenteria Street and Santa María del Mar. It ends in front of the Santa Caterina Market.

At the end of the tour, you will enjoy a ‘pintxos’ tasting in a traditional tapas bar of El Born, an area most famous for its wineries and designer boutiques.

Some of the main sites visited: Monument Barcino, Casa de l’Ardiaca, Call Jueu (Jewish Quarter), Plaça del Pi, Sant Just i Pastor Church, Augustus Temple, Gargoyles Cathedral , Plaça del Rei, Argenteria Street, Santa Maria del Mar church.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • What's included
    • Guided tour of the Gothic Quarter (English and Spanish)
    • Pintxos tasting (1 pintxo and 1 drink)
    Reduced price
    • Free for children up to 8 years (pintxo and drink not included)
    Where

    Carrer de la Palla, 18, 08002 Barcelona, Spain

    Meeting point:
    Plaça Nova, n.5 . (In front of Col.legi d’Arquitectes de Catalunya). The guide will have a red umbrella for easy identification
    What to remember
    • This tour is accessible to people in wheelchairs but with some limitations or difficulty
    • Group: max 25 people
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    ICONO serveis Culturals
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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