Barcelona: Myths and Legends Tour of the Gothic Quarter

Barcelona: Myths and Legends Tour of the Gothic Quarter

From $359.49 per group up to 15

Travel back to the Middle Ages and learn the legends of Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter on a 2.5-hour tour. Wander the narrow streets around the cathedral, discovering picturesque squares and churches. End with a pintxo tasting in a traditional tapas bar.

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Duration 2.5 - 3 hours
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Live tour guide
French, English, Spanish
Wheelchair accessible
Private group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore medieval life in Barcelona's Gothic Quarter
  • Wander down narrow streets to discover picturesque squares and churches
  • Discover locales off the beaten track such as one of the most emblematic cake shop of Barcelona, and A roman temple hidden in a medieval house
  • Go to Plaça Sant Jaume to admire the City Hall and Presidential Palace
  • Taste authentic typical tapas.
Full description
Travel back to medieval Barcelona, and hear stories of the characters that inhabited the atmospheric Barrio Gotico, and their relationship to the city’s history. Meet your guide at Carrer Montsio n.10. Continue to Plaça Nova near the imposing Cathedral of Santa Eulalia. As you wander down the winding streets leading off the square, your guide will tell an enthralling history of the city, revealing some of the hidden sights in secret corners. Learn about the ancient gates of the Roman city of Barcino, and continue through the Jewish Quarter of El Call. You’ll come across picturesque squares, such as Plaça Sant Jaume, site of the City Hall and Presidential Palace. Marvel at the Palau Reial Major in Plaça del Rei, and window shop along pedestrianized Plaça de l’Àngel, now one of Barcelona’s most expensive areas. See the mariner’s church of Santa María del Mar, and end in front of lively Santa Caterina Market. Then, it’s time to taste some authentic pintxos (snacks) in a traditional tapas bar of the El Born neighborhood.
Includes
  • Guide
  • 1 pintxo (snack) and 1 drink at the end of the tour
  • 1 panellet
  • Pick-up and drop-off
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Great tour of the gothic area. Our tour guide Martina was excellent and made the experience even more memorable with all historical facts she shared with us. Would definitely recommend this tour!

    October 12, 2018

    July 25, 2019

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