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Barcelona Seasonal & holiday activities

Our most recommended Barcelona Seasonal & holiday activities

Barcelona: Ghosts and Legends Tour

1. Barcelona: Ghosts and Legends Tour

Take a tour that will scare you to your very grave, as you discover the horrifying truths of Barcelona's past. Wander the cobbled streets of the Gothic Quarter, as you wonder if you will manage to make it out alive. Meet at a bar right in the heart of Barcelona, where you may like to start with a drink for some "Dutch courage" before embarking on the tour. There, your host for the evening will meet you and take you through the eerie streets of the Gothic Quarter. Experience 1.5 hours of spine chilling stories as you venture into the city's dark and sorted past.

Barcelona: Haunted Gothic Quarter Exploration Game

2. Barcelona: Haunted Gothic Quarter Exploration Game

You are invited to discover the haunted side of Barcelona with an interactive city exploration app. You will be guided with step-by-step instructions to cursed buildings where they carry out "eternal punishments" while you learn of their stories. Brace yourself and come explore the darker side of Barcelona, all with the help of your smartphone. Each clue will lead you from one place to another, providing you with exact directions so that you won’t need a map, GPS, or guide. When you solve problems correctly, the secret story of that place is unlocked. Along the way, you’ll find horror stories that are bound to give you the chills. You will be welcome to complete the tour at your own pace as there's no time limit, although around two hours is normally enough. You will be free to pause the game at any time, and restart whenever you want from the last place you visited. If you are a large group, one person can purchase access for the entire group by selecting the number of people in the group. All group members will be able to play the city game on their smartphone. Alternatively, each person can purchase their own ticket. You can play as a group and solve the clues together as you walk, or you can split into smaller groups/teams and compete against the others. Each person can also play on their own, separate from the group, and meet the group at the end.

Barcelona: Merry Markets Private Christmas Tour

3. Barcelona: Merry Markets Private Christmas Tour

Bon Nadal!, as the locals say in Catalonia. Throughout this tour you will celebrate the festive season in Barcelona. Discover Barcelona during Christmas with a local guide exclusively for you and your group. The Christmas spirit may be universal, but the same can't be said for its traditions. In Catalonia and Barcelona, you will be amazed by the different and unique rituals and customs. Throughout your tour you will visit the Gothic Quarter, discovering the famous fair of Santa Llucia and the nativities that decorate the most beautiful medieval courtyards. You will climb to the roof of the Cathedral of Barcelona where you will finish at the Port Vell Fair. You will also visit the Food Artisans Market and experience some hot chocolate with traditional churros.

Barcelona: The Ghost Walking Tour

4. Barcelona: The Ghost Walking Tour

What do the streets of Barcelona hide when night falls? Which stories marked our ancestor’s lives forever? Let yourself become absorbed by the paranormal mysteries of Barcelona with the explanations of an experienced guide. The Ghost Walking Tour is a night visit around Sant Pere, Santa Caterina and la Ribera quarters, based on the book “Fantasmes de Barcelona” written by Sylvia Lagarda-Mata. The tour tells the mysterious and hair-raising stories that have been taking place in those areas for decades. An experienced guide leads the visit. Based on the book, exorcisms, witchcrafts, bewitched convents and records of phantom apparitions invade the streets of Barcelona. Participants will have the chance to discover those baffling phenomena in a funny and entertaining way.

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What people are saying about Barcelona

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 138 reviews

Great prices through GetYourGuide. Saved a good amount on gate prices. Having the tickets on your phone means no ticket queues. Portaventura was fabulously decorated for Christmas with loads of photo opportunities. It was busy but nothing like during summer months. Only 30 mins for Dragon Khan. Downside - the water rides- log flumes and Tutuki splash not open in winter but River Rapids were open. Great family day out

This tour was great, Owen is a great guide: charismatic, smart, kind and an exceptional story teller. His stories and presentation style were both super interesting, I remember a lot from the stories he told us even now which is always a good sign. My favourite parts were the historical and cultural episodes. Thank you Owen, wishing you the best!

Our guide was Bryan (apologies if we got that wrong, he is an Amerian fella) who fell in love with Barcelona. He told us amazing stories and legends, some of the gruesome. He is a really good story teller and we loved his sass and knowledge.

High energy. You can tell the guide has some stage experience. Good way to spend 2 hours.

Great opportunity not to wait in the line but go directly into the park.