Guided tour

Barcelona: Gothic Quarter Legends Walking Tour with Tapas

4.7 / 5

6 reviews

Activity provider: ICONO Barcelona

Barcelona: Gothic Quarter Legends Walking Tour with Tapas

Activity provider: ICONO Barcelona

From US$ 35.56 per person

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 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, French
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
  • Professional local guide
  • Complete visit to Barcelona Old Town highlights
  • 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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The meeting point is at the main door of the Hotel. Please do not enter the lobby; wait in the street for the guide.

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  • Please wear comfortable shoes, and bring a bottle of water in summer
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 6 reviews

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  • Organization
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Very interesting tour, good explanations. about the formation and history of Barcelona. Only to be recommended.

June 12, 2022

The tour was really interesting and a great guide but the tapas element was disappointing. Also a small group which was also a bit of a shame as we had been hoping to meet people (though the people we met were lovely and had some great recommendations of things to do!).

April 18, 2022

Excellent tour! We learned so much. Thank you!!

November 20, 2021

Product ID: 44733