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Plaça de Sant Jaume

Plaça de Sant Jaume: Our most recommended tours and activities

Barcelona: Gothic Walking Tour with Tapas & Flamenco Show

1. Barcelona: Gothic Walking Tour with Tapas & Flamenco Show

Start the tour in the heart of the city and join your guide for a walking tour through the oldest part of the city, the charming Gothic Quarter and its maze of quaint, narrow streets full of Roman and medieval architecture. Visit the Cathedral, Jewish Quarter, Royal Palace, and St James Square. See part of the Roman wall and the medieval area of Barcelona. Enjoy the chance to visit Santa Maria Mar Church in the Born district. Next, visit a remarkable restaurant owned by a renowned chef to sip wine and sample a variety of tapas. Prepare yourself for an incredible experience full of delicious Catalan cuisine, accompanied by explanations and suggestions from your foodie guide. Finally, head to a flamenco show in an incredible 1th-century palace to experience the dancing, singing, and guitar of flamenco. This is where your tour ends, in the heart of Barcelona.

Barcelona: Barça and Football-Themed Guided Tour

2. Barcelona: Barça and Football-Themed Guided Tour

Enjoy a themed tour of Barcelona for lovers of FC Barcelona and football in general. Walk around the most emblematic places and learn about the most surprising stories linked to the main clubs in Barcelona. Led by a specialized guide who will tell you fascinating anecdotes and stories related to football and sport, you'll get to know Barcelona in a totally original way. The tour starts in Plaça Catalunya, a strategic point of the city and border area between the Old Town and its expansion. After explaining the history that permeates the square, enter the Ciutat Vella district along the Rambla where you'll find the Canaletas Fountain, a place of celebration for Barcelona fans. Enter the incredible Gothic Quarter, more specifically the Roman Necropolis. Here, learn about the Roman origins of the city and then arrive at the old Solé Gymnasium, where Joan Gamper and 11 other people founded Futbol Club Barcelona. Continuing through the Raval, enter the most visited market in the Catalan capital, the Boqueria Market, another fascinating example of Modernism with more than 300 stalls offering all kinds of typical products of Barcelona's gastronomy. Leaving from the main entrance on La Rambla, see the lottery office founded by a former FC Barcelona player. Go along La Rambla and the Gothic Quarter to admire buildings of great importance in the city such as the Liceu Theatre, the basilica of Santa Maria del Pi and even the restaurant Can Culleretes, which has a great football history. To finish this amazing tour, visit the Plaza Sant Jaume, a political and popular square where the Town Hall and the Generalitat are located on both sides, from whose balcony the players and managers used to offer the cup to their fans.

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What people are saying about Plaça de Sant Jaume

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 220 reviews

Interesting and entertaining experience.

A very skilled and entertaining guide showed us around old Barcelona. A great knowledge of the city. Exciting tapas and ending with fantastic flamingo dancing. It was all a great experience.