Private Barcelona Old Town Walking Tour with Expert Local Guide

Take a look at the Barcelona’s ancient Romans on this private walking tour of Old Town. Explore the beautiful landmarks of Barcelona like the Arco de Triunfo and the sprawling Ciutdella Park before diving into the Gothic Quarter. Explore Born Market, ancient Roman walls and some of the lesser-known places. This private tour was designed to be an eye-opening learning experience.

• Explore the streets of Barcelona during a private walking tour
• Enjoy the beauty of landmarks like the Arco de Triunfo and the sprawling Ciutdella Park
• Get inspired by the beauty of winding alleys and charming streets of Barcelona's Gothic Quarter Admire Gothic Quarter
• Explore the landmarks like Roman walls and the Barcelona Cathedral
• Get familiar with Barcelona's fascinating history

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  • What's included :
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • A welcome pack with a bottle of water and a city map
    • Private walking tour
    • Private hotel pick-up
    • Customizable itinerary
    • Friendly local guide
    • Multiple start times available
    • Must see and off the beaten path
    • Expert advice where to go and what to do after the tour
    • Iconic places for photoshoot
    • Ice-cream or a snack
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel drop-off
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - MUHBA - El Call
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia

    We will start our journey in Arc de Triomf, it is one of the most important monuments in the city. Then you will visit the Parc de la Ciutadella. The park has castle of Three Dragons, the Zoo and a very amazing waterfall. Inside the park you will see Catalan Parliament.

    Then we will visit the most ancient district of Barcelona, the Gothic Quarter. There are always many beautiful surprises waiting to be revealed. In the Gothic Quarter we will see the Jewish Quarter, the majestic Cathedral, the Plaza del Rey, the Roman walls, the Gothic church of Santa Maria del Mar and many other beautiful places.
    After that we will discover the famous Barcelona cathedral.

    We will also see the famous Bisbe Bridge. Then we will visit the most beautiful and historical square in old town known as Placa Sant Felip Neri.
    You will explore Jewish area, which is famous as El Call. Placa de Sant Jaume and the City Hall.
    Finish the tour with the extraordinarily beautiful square Placa Reial.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Arc de Triomf, Passeig Lluis Companys, 08003 Barcelona Spain

    The Arc de Triomf was built as the gateway to the fair which was held in the Parc de la Ciutadella. The monument is classical in shape and proportions and features ground-breaking sculptural and decorative finishes replete with symbolism. It has become one of the city's iconic landmarks. At the top of the arch the shields of the 49 Spanish provinces are presided over by the coat of arms of the city of Barcelona.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Parc de la Ciutadella, Passeig de Picasso, 21, 08003 Barcelona Spain

    The Parc de la Ciutadella is very idyllic and probably the greenest oasis in the megacity of Barcelona. It invites you to relax, to rebound and to go for long walks, as well as for a picnic. You can also use a rowing boat on the lake. On the grounds of the Parc de la Ciutadella, there are several attractions: the zoo, the Catalan Parliament. The Museu d'Art Modern is situated in the building of the Parliament. The Zoological Museum and the Museu de Geologia are placed in the area of the park.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Cascada Monumental, Passeig de Picasso, 21 Ciutadella Park, 08003 Barcelona Spain

    This epic fountain for which Gaudí designed the hydraulics is in Parc de la Ciutadella, one of the city’s most relaxing and picturesque spots. The fountain will stop you in your tracks, whether you’re a sightseer passing through or a family headed for the boating lake nearby.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Parlament de Catalunya, Placa de Joan Fiveller Dentro del recinto del Parc de la Ciutadella., 08034 Barcelona Spain

    Inside of the Parc de la Ciutadella, learn about the Catalan Parliament.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic), Mediterranean Seafront to Ronda de Sant Pere, Ciutat Vella, 08002 Barcelona Spain

    It is the historic center of the old city of Barcelona. It stretches from La Rambla to Via Laietana, and from the Mediterranean seafront to the Ronda de Sant Pere. It is a part of Ciutat Vella district.
    The quarter encompasses the oldest parts of the city of Barcelona, and includes the remains of the city's Roman wall and several notable medieval landmarks.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: El Born, La Ribera, Ciutat Vella, 08003 Barcelona Spain

    El Born isn't just about the nightlife, there is plenty of culture to be had as well. Calle Montcada is a medieval street, which is now home to the Picasso museum and the Textile Museum that has a lovely café with a terrace attached to it. Walk this beautiful street, feel medieval vibes and learn about medieval history of Barcelona.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: El Born Centre de Cultura i Memoria, Plaza Comercial 12, 08003 Barcelona Spain

    Check out this old market with its own character

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Carrer de Montcada, Barcelona Spain

    Barcelona's Carrer Montcada is lined with a succession of medieval, Renaissance and baroque palazzos, their majestic doorways opening to reveal their beautiful courtyards of venerable stone. They bear witness to the rich and glorious past of medieval Barcelona’s main street which was home to the city's nobles.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, Placa Santa Maria 1, 08003 Barcelona Spain

    It is a church in the Ribera district of Barcelona, built between 1329 and 1383 at the height of Principality of Catalonia's maritime and mercantile preeminence. It is an outstanding example of Catalan Gothic, with a purity and unity of style that is very unusual in large medieval buildings.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Muralla Romana, Carrer de la Palla, 16, 08002 Barcelona Spain

    There you will see the ancient Roman walls, while going towards the center of the Old Town.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Plaça del Rei, 08002 Barcelona, Spain

    Plaza del Rey is a 14th-century medieval public square in the Barri Gòtic of Barcelona, The square is surrounded by the Palau Reial Major including the Saló del Tinell, the Palau del Lloctinent ("Lieutenant's Palace"), the 15th-century tower Mirador del Rei Martí ("King Martin's Watchtower"), and the Capella Reial de Santa Àgata ("Royal Chapel of St Agatha"). It is a legendary square surrounded by many iconic buildings.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Barcelona Cathedral, Pla de la Seu, S/N, 08002 Barcelona Spain

    The Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Saint Eulalia, also known as Barcelona Cathedral, is the Gothic cathedral and seat of the Archbishop of Barcelona. Explore it from inside and outside and experience its jaw-dropping beauty.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Pont del Bisbe, Carrer del Bisbe, 08002 Barcelona Spain

    The journey continues at Carrer del Bisbe, meaning ‘Bishop’s street’, where you will find the stunning neo-Gothic bridge known locally as the ‘Pont del Bisbe ‘or’ Bishop’s Bridge. The bridge crosses the street uniting buildings on either side: the ‘Casa dels Canonges’ (Canon’s House) and the ‘Palau de la Generalitat’.
    Although it blends in seamlessly with its Medieval surroundings, the bridge was in fact constructed in 1928 by Joan Rubió i Bellver. It is one of the most photographed sights in Barcelona's Gothic Quarte.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Placa Sant Felip Neri, Paseo de Palau Episcopal, Barri Gotic, 08002 Barcelona Spain

    The romantic, slightly faded Plaça Sant Felip Neri is an unmissable corner of the Gothic Quarter. Presided over by the baroque church from which it takes its name from, the square features a number of historic elements that make it particularly attractive, especially when you view it in silence.
    The narrow, labyrinthine streets of the Gothic Quarter come out into this unexpected spot. A tiny square with a charming little fountain in the middle and overlooked by the baroque church of Sant Felip Neri.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: MUHBA - El Call, Placeta de Manuel Ribe, 08002 Barcelona Spain

    It is known as the Jewish area, The Museum’s heritage space in the Jewish district, which opened in March 2015, is the best starting point to discover how Barcelona's Jewish community lived in medieval times.
    The Call preserves its name from the time when it was the home of the Jews of Barcelona, a people present in the city from ancient times and with a very active role in the urban community of the Middle Ages. The street plan of the medieval Jewish quarter is preserved, together with abundant documents in the city’s archives. The Museu d’Història de Barcelona’s centre in the Call, located in the former house of the veil weaver Joseph Bonhiac, covers the important role played the Jews in the city’s history and the splendor of their cultural legacy which has survived through time and has a universal value.
    Soak yourself up in the history at this special place.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Placa de Sant Jaume, Placa Sant Jaume, 08002 Barcelona Spain

    Saint James's Square is a square at the center of the Old City of Barcelona and the administrative heart of both the city and surrounding Catalonia. This is because the Palace of the Government of Catalonia and the City Hall are located here across from one another. It is a lovely square with fascinating history.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Palau De La Generalitat De Catalunya, Placa de Sant Jaume, 4, 08002 Barcelona Spain

    The Palau de la Generalitat de Catalunya is a historic palace in Barcelona. It houses the offices of the Presidency of the government of Catalonia. It is one of the few buildings of medieval origin in Europe that still functions as a seat of government and houses the institution that originally built it.
    The Palace is located in the district of Ciutat Vella in Barcelona. It is bounded by the Carrer del Bisbe, Carrer de Sant Sever and Carrer de Sant Honorat. Its principal façade gives onto the Plaça de Sant Jaume, across from the City Hall of Barcelona.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: City Hall (Casa de la Ciutat / Ayuntamiento), Placa Sant Jaume 1, 08002 Barcelona Spain

    City Hall of Barcelona has two astounding government buildings which we will cover only from outside.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Placa Reial, 08002 Barcelona Spain

    Plaça Reial means Royal Plaza is a square in the Barri Gòtic of Barcelona. It is close to La Rambla, and is a popular tourist attraction, especially at night. The plaza has many restaurants and some of the city’s most famous night clubs.
    It is close to the Las Ramblas, one of the most famous and beautiful streets of Barcelona.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Las Ramblas, La Rambla, 08002 Barcelona Spain

    A tree-lined pedestrian street in downtown Barcelona. It stretches for 1.2 kilometers. La Rambla forms the boundary between the quarters of Barri Gòtic, to the east, and El Raval, to the west.
    La Rambla can be crowded, especially during the height of the tourist season. The Spanish poet Federico García Lorca once said that La Rambla was "the only street in the world which I wish would never end.”

    We will end our tour near the surrounding area of this street.

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Lobby of your hotel. Please provide the exact name and address of your hotel.Your guide will meet you at your centrally-located hotel, hostel or vacation rentalYou don't need to call to confirm the tour. The local supplier will contact you via email
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • We are serious about taking extra precautions to stop the spread of this virus by practicing regular hand washing and sanitization. We practice social distancing measures through providing private tours only.This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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