Walking Tours

  • Gothic Quarter Morning Tour
    Spend a morning taking a guided walk through Barcelona’s fascinating Gothic Quarter. It’s a great way to find your way around Barcelona and become familiar with the famous Gothic Quarter and its lively bars, tapas restaurants and trendy boutiques.On this two-hour morning walking tour of Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter (known as the Barri Gotic), you will visit the district’s streets, squares and old buildings, and learn about the quarter’s history and people.

    Alongside Barcelona’s medieval buildings are the remains of the ancient Roman city, and the walking tour includes a visit to the Temple d’August, the best preserved Roman relic in Barcelona. You will also visit the Placa del Rei, where you will see many medieval buildings, including the Palatine chapel of Santa Agata.

  • Picasso Walking Tour
    If you are interested in Picasso, this is the tour for you. See the places the famous artist frequented in Barcelona during your walking tour, before a visit to Barcelona’s most visited museum – Picasso Museum.The Picasso Walking Tour shows you the Bohemian Barcelona in which Picasso lived.Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973) developed his famous style while living in Barcelona and spent many years of his life here. This tour will explore the man and the city he loved so much.

    Your Picasso Walking Tour includes a visit to the Picasso Museum which honors his talent and is Barcelona’s most visited museum. Your tour will end at the museum and you are welcome to spend additional time here at your leisure.

    Some of the places you may visit during this Barcelona Walking Tour include:

    * Quatre Gats
    * Frisos del Col legi d’Arquitectes
    * Sala Pares
    * Escudellers Blancs
    * Carrer Avinyo
    * Carrer de la Plata
    * Porxos d’En Xifre
    * Llotja de Mar
    * La Ribera
    * Museu Picasso

  • Barcelona Modernism and Gaudi Tour
    Join a Barcelona Walking Tour of the Quadrat d’Or, or Golden Square, in the Eixample district. This is an exceptional area which became the focus of “modernist” Barcelona at the end of the 19th century.Gaudi is the city’s most internationally renowned and emblematic architect. His buildings are a must-see attraction which leave everyone who sees them speechless with wonder.

    Take a leisurely stroll through this neighborhood and admire the Catalan art Nouveau buildings by celebrated architects such as Antoni Gaudi, Domenach I Mutaner and Puig I Cadafalch, to name just a few.

    Your tour also includes a 50% discount on the Palau de la Música Catalana (Music Palace) guided tour and a 20% discount on admission to Casa Batllo, an exceptional modern masterpiece by Gaudi. This discount is valid for 1 year so you can visit at your leisure. Please note a visit to Casa Batllo is not part of this tour.

  • Barcelona Photography Tour
    Join a photographic adventure in Barcelona, one of the most vibrant cities in Europe!A bustling contemporary metropolis filled with friendly people with a passion for life, Barcelona is a city where people live outdoors. As you walk down Paseo de Gracia and Las Ramblas to Plaza Catalunya, you can photograph street performers, pet sellers, strolling locals and tourists. On your walking tour you will experience the history of the city through its magnificent architecture – from Roman remains to its modernist buildings. In particular you will see the outstanding contribution of Antoni Gaudi as you photograph the outside of two of his masterpieces – La Pedrera (Casa Mila) and Casa Batlo.Another of Barclona’s famous attractions is its gastronomy. You will experience the colors, taste and smells of La Boqueria the best food market in Barcelona. Here you have an ideal opportunity to experiment with shooting in low light and metering for different subjects.

    Continue to the Barri Gotico, Gothic Quarter, the old part of town and walk along the original Roman road between medieval walls to photograph the narrow streets and town squares. Finally at Paseo de Borne near Parque Ciudella if you have brought a digital camera your guide will give you a critique of some of the photos taken.

    The goal of the Barcelona Photography Walking Tour is to:

    * Discover and experience a city through the eyes of a local photographer
    * Encourage the observation of new viewpoints and interesting details which might easily be overlooked
    * Improve photography technique
    * Have fun!

  • Tapas Evening Walking Tour
    Combine gourmet food and Catalan culture on a pre-dinner walking tour of Barcelona’s famous tapas bars. It’s a great way to begin your visit of Barcelona – not only do you get an overview of this fabulous city, you also learn how to order tapas (bar snacks) and discover some of the best bars and cafes Barcelona has to offer. Plus, your friendly, informative guide can offer suggestions to help you get the most from your stay in Barcelona.Your tapas walking tour of Barcelona begins at a restaurant offering a wide selection of local, delectable tapas. Here you will enjoy three tapas with a glass of wine or beer, while your food and wine guide provides insights into the flavors of the wine, the cuisine and Spanish culture.

    From here your guide will lead you to Barcelona’s most famous street, La Rambla, with its bird cages, tapas bars and local restaurants. On your stroll down La Rambla you will make a detour to La Boqueria, the city’s famous food market which offers an array of fresh produce including fruit and vegetables, live seafood, cheeses and every type of meat imaginable.

    You’ll continue to the Gothic Quarter, where you will discover the architecture, atmosphere, language and gastronomy that are unique to Spain, and some of the gourmet shops which are over 100 years old.

    Your last stop will be at a Basque bar in a historic 14th-century building, an ideal spot to take a break on your trip through the Gothic Quarter. Here four tasty tapas and a glass of wine, beer or cider will be waiting for you.

  • Barcelona Gourmet and La Boqueria Market Walking Tour Walk through the Old Town as you discover Barcelona’s most emblematic gastronomic establishments. Learn about Catalan gastronomic culture, an essential ingredient of its cultural heritage. Visit La Boqueria Market, which is the most well known market in Spain, opened in 1836. La Boqueria Market sells a wide variety of local produce, such as vegetables, fish, meat, fruit, as well as foods from all over the world and even insects! Also on the itinerary is “Tostaderos Casa Gispert”, specialized in roasting coffee and nuts. Opened in 1851, the shop retains its original furniture and old wood-burning oven: the only one of its kind in Europe. During your walking tour you will also visit shops specializing in wine, chocolate and pastries. You will have the chance to try samples of traditional Catalan products, such as fruits in La Boqueria Market, and wine at the end of the tour in the Winery “La Vinya del Senyor” (a glass of wine and a Catalan Tapa).
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