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Discover Walks Barcelona

Address: Balmes 18, Barcelona, Spain
Phone Number: +34 93 181 6810
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Ranked #18 of 601 Activities in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Walking tours, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: How will you visit Barcelona: with expats, or with true NATIVES? On...
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Type: Walking tours, Sightseeing Tours
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Owner description: How will you visit Barcelona: with expats, or with true NATIVES? On paid tours, or on FREE, pay-what-you-want, services? Pau, Anna, Sergio are native borns of Barcelona who share their city. We do not give you a standard tourist product , we treat you like a visiting friend, sharing our city's secrets along with its famed landmarks. Our Discover Walks tours are fun, informative and personal, so you feel part of Barcelona Our group tours are free of price - you pay what you want. Private, paid tours are also available. 3 tours to choose from - Gaudi Tour, Ramblas & Barri Gotic Tour, and El Born/Picasso's Barcelona. All tours are easy and comfortable, in intimate, small groups, in English, and run every day run or shine, without reservation.
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Stamford, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

While in Barcelona we took 2 walking tours with Xavi - the Gaudi Tour and the El Born Tour. We had visited the Park Guell and Casa Batllo the previous day and the information that we learned on this tour was fascinating and added greatly to what we had learned the day before. The tour ended at the Sagrada Familia... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

So glad that I chose to follow this tour, I learnt much more about Gaudi's and other wonderful "artwork" in Barcelona. The stories and meaning behind are impressive. I would not have known any and been that amazed if I only walked pass and saw the architecture by myself.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We did two free tours in one day- the Gaudi tour and the Ramblas tour. Both were fantastic with insightful tour guides. Highly recommend both tours!

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Ridgewood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Our family had a great private tour with Montse in Barcelona this summer. It was our first time in the city and we learned so much about the history and architecture and neighborhoods. We emailed before our tour and she tailored the tour to our needs and even my children were entertained.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We were really impressed with Discover Walks in Paris last year and were not disappointed when we went on the El Born Picasso walking tour with Discover Walks in Barcelona. The ethuasism of our guide for her surroundings and her willingness to assist with any queries about Barcelona (or for that matter, Spain) couldn't help but make you love the... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We went to Barcelona well prepared, and to be honest, quite some of the story telling during the walking tour sounded very familiar if you have read your travel guide well. Having said that, the Discover Walks walking tours are good fun, the guide was very likable and professional. You have the opportunity to ask anything about Barcelona you want.... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I used a different walking tour last trip, and thought I would try this organization this time. We did Ramblas and Barri Gotic and the El Born tour. My husband is wheelchair dependent, which worked out excellent. Both guides were enthusiastic and loaded with great commentary. The time of the tours, about 1 1/2 hours is great. Their meeting areas... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I went on the El Born and Gaudi walks. Each guide had her and his individual approach to make each tour informative and interesting. There was no doubt that they knew what they were talking about while skilfully moving us through the sometimes busy streets. These walks provided a great way of finding out about the history of these areas... More 

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wales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I took the Gaudi tour expertly run by Biel. Three of us met our guide outside Casa Batllo which is where the tour started. Biel was charming, very interesting and gave such an informative tour it made my stay in Barcelona even more worthwhile. He is a local guy and had such a wealth of knowledge which he imparted with... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

One of our ports of call on our recent Regal Princess cruise was Barcelona. I reviewed our visit to the Basilica La Sagrada Familia - it is not to be missed. Following that paid tour we took a free walking tour of Ramblas and the Barri Gotic. We had signed up for it prior to starting our trip (http://discoverwalks.com). We... More 

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