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Runner Bean Tours Barcelona

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We are a Spanish-Irish couple who started this project in 2010, offering FREE TOURS in Barcelona as well as other WALKING TOURS, inspired by our passion and love for everything with Barcelona’s name on it. As we became more popular over the years...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Placa Reial, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
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Reviewed today via mobile

I have used Runner been tours in barcelona on 4 different occasions with friends and family visiting the City. I’ve had a different tour guide on every tour but all are fantastic! Really knowledgeable, generous with their time and a joy to walk around the...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went on this tour today with our guide, Eric. We covered all of the sights We were hoping to see. Eric was very knowledgeable about the history and culture of Barcelona and imparted it very well to his audience. He has a very good...More

Thank Patrick G
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Runner Bean Tours Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Patrick, Great! You had a real gem in Eric. A huge thanks from us all at R8unner Bean Tours for your warm 5* review and we look forward to showing you a little more of Barcelona when you're next in town! All the best,...More

Reviewed yesterday

It has been my third tour with Runner Bean and they are the best free walking tour I have been to across Europe, highly recommended. Had Ali on my third visit who was great!

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Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Runner Bean Tours Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thanks Explore!!! Delighted you enjoyed my tour - a big thanks for supporting Runner Bean and sharing your thoughts on Trip Advisor :) Hope you had a great time in Barcelona! Alexandra (Ali)

Reviewed yesterday

We were around 17 people in the tour. Jarrod was an enthusiastic guide, who took us to see buildings from Gaudi while also telling about his life. He had many interesting stories for each of the buildings and his favourite interpretations. The tour was chronological...More

Thank Raghu R
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Runner Bean Tours Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello Raghu, We're glad you enjoyed discovering Gaudí with our terrific guide Jarrod. Thanks for sharing and we hope to see you on another tour soon :) All the best, Alexandra

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ana our guide was enthusiastic and knowledgeable, she clearly loves Gaudí's buildings and made this free tour a lot of fun. Well worth doing.

Thank leighsturgiss
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Runner Bean Tours Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Leigh, Great to read your review of Ana's tour. She's a lovely guide and I know will appreciate your comments. Thanks a million for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor :) Alexandra

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Did private tours two consecutive days. Both a great experience, the company was a pleasure to work with!

Thank marc6016
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Runner Bean Tours Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello, Thanks a million Marc for joining us on two private tours - I'm really glad you enjoyed them and we really appreciate your comments :) I hope you enjoyed your time here in Spain, All the best, Alexandra

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our guide, Jarrod, was very informative and pleasant. It was a great way to see the Gothic district of the city. Highly recommend it!

Thank Tigris N
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Runner Bean Tours Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Tigiris, Loved your recommendation of Jarrod's tour -. thanks for joining us!!! Hope you had a great time in Barcelona :) Alexandra

Reviewed 3 days ago

Small group of people, free to pay what you think it's worth and can spare. Enthusiastic guide, who took us to see buildings from Gaudi while also telling about his life. The tour was chronological. Part of the tour was done by metro at your...More

Thank FlorisD104
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Runner Bean Tours Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Floris, Thanks a million for your review - delighted you enjoyed the tour .) All the best, Alexandra

Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a great tour of the Bari Gotic area of Barcelona. I had read several good recommendations for this tour in TA. Rick Steve’s, and Fodor’s but it surpassed all my expectations ! The tour was historic, informative and had humor - our guide...More

Thank Leann M
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Runner Bean Tours Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Leann, Thank you!! It was really lovely meeting you and your husband yesterday and I'd like to say a massive thanks for your really kind review :) Hope you have a great rest of your trip! Alexandra (Ali)

Reviewed 4 days ago

Went on the Gaudi (with Miguel) and Gothic Quarter (with Jessica) tours this week while visiting Barcelona with friends and family. Both guides did a great job explaining the history of everything! Have been on other Runner Bean tours here in BCN and all guides...More

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Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Runner Bean Tours Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Sara, We absolutely loved your review here at the Runner Bean HQ :) As a local family run set up, we hugely appreciate your kind review and support for all our guides and tours, namely Miguel and Jessi. Thanks for joining us! All the...More

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RNDK
September 9, 2018|
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Response from Sputrip | Property representative |
Most of our tours are wheelchair accessible. I recommend any of the scheduled or private tours that take place in the old city as we won't need to take the metro on those. You can check all the different options and make... More
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Dennis R
May 18, 2018|
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Hi Dennis, The two Free Walking Tours (Gothic Quarter and Gaudí) start at Plaça Reial (don't confuse it with Plaça del Rei) at 11am and at 4.30pm every day. You can make a reservation on our website. TripAdvisor doesn't... More
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cjdunn10
April 7, 2018|
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Each tour is very different and takes place in different parts of the old city. The Gothic Quarter tour covers the history and traditions of Barcelona while discovering the highlights of the area. It runs twice a day, once... More
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