Walking Tours in Barcelona

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Walking Tours

Car free city tours to the transport less areas of Barcelona. Access streets built without traffic in mind reliving a simpler time on a two hour informal tour through the gothic quarter of the urban beach metropolis.

Follow the lead of a licensed city historian taking you back into the long past of the Catalonian capital in a living breathing time line which brings you right up to the modern era. Visits to the current seat of local and regional government included. Discover the remains of roman walls uncovering the history of medieval Barcelona. Exposed and awaiting, beautiful architecture covering a millennia of styles. Plus the ornate gothic style architecture of the Cathedral of the Saint Eulalia.

2 hours
Historical area

Points of Interest

Barri Gotic
Barri Born
El Call


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meet & greet by personal guide at location of your choice
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The Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Saint Eulalia
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El Born Barcelona
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La Rambla, Barcelona
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Mercat del Born Barcelona
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Placa del Rei Barcelona
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Placa Sant Jaume  Barcelona
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Santa Maria del Mar
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Jewish Quarter Barcelona

The Cathedral de la Santa Creu I Santa Eulàlia. Dedicated to Barcelona's patron saint Santa Eulàlia who remains at rest in the crypt. Presently seat of the archbishop of Barcelona Lluis Martinez Sistach. A magnificent cathedral continually constructed over a period of six centuries. Location: Cuitat Vella. Construction: No records before 343. Architect: Josep O. Mestres (15th century drawing plans). Manuel Girona Agrafel (19th century). Manuel Girona Agrafel's Children (Finished project).
El Born (la Ribera) Barcelona's expanded in the 13th century beyond its city walls leading to a separate borough. Now La Ribera. Referred to el Born. A fashionable neighbourhood containing medieval charm. Sites of Interest: Mercat del Born. Picasso Museum. Museu Barbier-Mueller d'Art Precolombí. Textile Museum.Fossar de les Moreres. Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar.
La Rambla. Originally a sewage stream until 1440. Inclusion into the new city wall transformed it into a functional promenade. Present the centre of city life in Barcelona. Covering a stretch 1.2 km connecting Placa de Catalunya with the sea front. Watch the street artists. Includes. Port Vell. Location: Ciutat Vella. Sites of interest: Mosaic artwork by Joan Miró. Font de Canaletes. Liceu Theatre. The impressive choice on offer at international La Boqueria market.
Mercat del Born. Born Market Hall. A former public Market. Presently serving as a glass topped archeological site. Discovered beneath the market in 2002. Plus a museum dedicated to the War of Succession.Construction: (1874-1878). Restoration: (1977-1981). Location: Ciutat Vella. Architect: Antoni Rovira i Trias (1873-1878). Joseph Fontserè. engineer Joseph Cornet i Mas (1977-1981).
Palau Reial Major. Former palace of the Catalan counts during 13th to 15th centuries. Predominantly designed in the Gothic style. Contains Visigothic and Romanesque elements within the structure. Location: Ciutat Vella.
Plaça Sant Jaume. Barcelona’s political center practically since inception. Resides in the middle of the Gothic Quarter. The square itself contains two of the most iconic buildings in modern Catalan life. Namely the City Hall and Palau de la Generalitat. Location: Ciutat Vella. Constructed: (1823).
The Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar. Or the Cathedral of La Ribera. The only surviving church containing architecture created in the pure Catalan Gothic style. Construction: (1329-1384). Location: Ciutat Vella. Architect: Berenguer de Montagut.
The Jewish Quarter of Barcelona. Home to possibly the oldest synagogue in Europe. Includes the Centre d'Interpretació del Call museum. Dedicated to the long history of Jewish culture in Catalonia. Location: Cuitat Vella.

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