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Tour Barcelona
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Join our FREE WALKING TOUR for the ultimate journey through time and space in Barcelona's historic Gothic Quarter. Your EXPERT GUIDE will bring ancient, medieval and modern Barcelona to life by retracing the steps of its heroes, monarchs, saints, invaders, dictators, artists and civilisations. Discover the depth of the Catalan capital and fall in love with one of the most exciting cities in Europe to explore on foot! ...................................................................................... BARCELONA'S ORIGINAL FREE WALKING TOUR : The meeting point for our all our DAILY walking tours is TRAVEL BAR. This famous check point for travellers is positioned just off Las Ramblas in the Gothic Quarter on C/De BOQUERIA 27. Looking for landmarks? C/de BOQUERIA is a street that meets Las Ramblas near Liceu Metro station. Look up to find a Chinese dragon marks the street corner with Las Ramblas and look down to find Miro's mosaic should under your feet on Las Ramblas. A short way along is TRAVEL BAR: NUMBER 27 C/de BOQUERIA ...................................................................................... -- Barcelona's ORIGINAL FREE WALKING TOUR begins at 11:00, 13:00 and 15:00 everyday! -- Introduccion a BARCELONA Tour Guiado Gratuito a las 11:00 (en Castellano) -- ABOUT : BARCELONA'S ORIGINAL FREE WALKING TOUR This tour is the perfect way to discover our city no matter how long your staying in town! Our expert guides and long-time residents of Barcelona will lead you through the ages to explore and discover the most important sights, streets and hidden gems of the historic Gothic Quarter. We will make the medieval Gothic Quarter come to life and teach you all you need to know about the people, culture, cuisine and history of Catalonia's hedonistic capital to help you get the most out of your stay. The Gothic Quarter is full of Barcelona's main attractions, winding stone alleys, and hidden historical gems. While the exact route of this tour may differ according to your guide and group, main attractions, sites and stories that are commonly visited include: - The ancient Roman fortress of Barcino: Walls, aqueducts, guard towers, temples - Barcelona's Cathedral and Gothic super structures: Significant Saints of the city - The castle of the Catalan kings: tales of discovery, conquest and the golden age of trade - Scars from the Spanish Civil War: destruction, dictatorships and the aftermath - Political Placas: ancient and modern political tensions and protests - Catalan cultural sculptures: Sports, art and the Olympics - Streets and Placas of Barcelona's heavyweight creatives: Such as Picasso and Gaudi - The medieval Jewish Quarter and ancient trading alley ways - Las Ramblas and the central squares of the Barrio Gothico After the tours we give you the unique opportunity to sit down inside Travel Bar with your guide to talk, discuss, ask questions and make new friends with your fellow travelers over a glass of locally produced beer or lovely Sangria, Spain's famous wine punch, and maybe even some tapas?
Reviewed March 5, 2013

I couldn't recommend this tour and our tour guide (Chris G) more highly. Chris' passion and knowledge of the city really shone through, and we had some great recommendations of other really reasonably priced activities to do whilst in Barca (we did the paella and sangria class that night).

I particularly enjoyed the street art component and also had things pointed out and explained to the group that we would have otherwise never had known about.

Do yourself a favour and take this tour!

2  Thank HeidiChu
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Reviewed March 5, 2013

Don't miss this tour. In just 2.5 hours (the right amount of time!) you will discover a lot of interesting things in Barcelona. It is an excellent tour which gives you a great idea of the history of the city and shows you some hidden places and details that you would miss otherwise.

3  Thank Charles P
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Reviewed March 5, 2013

A very, very nice guide (Chris I believe), who showed great places and told us about their history. Normally I find it difficult to listen for 2,5h, but it was really interessting, funny, not too much unnecessary stuff. Really great, don't miss it!

2  Thank Jeje456
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Reviewed March 4, 2013

Sent the week end in barcelona and did the free walking tour with Colin. very nice!!! the guy is a real teacher and doesn´t show us just the places but explain all details of the history, what happened in the places, who were the people and etc... I recommend 100%!!!

2  Thank Ccalmon
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Reviewed March 4, 2013

My college friends and I went on this tour of Barcelona after it being recommended to us by our hostel, St. Christopher's Inn, and we did not regret it. This two hour walking tour of the city takes you through the old town, and the parts of the city that you would not see if you are just lounging by the beach or going to the bars. Of course it hits the main touristic parts, like La Rambla, but also takes you to some very cool areas in the background of the city and gives you a great historical background on the city. My friends and I had no idea about the political situation of the Catalan people and region, and this tour gave us a very good perspective on the situation. I would highly recommend this tour to any college student, or young adult, interested in learning more abou the city that does not encapsulate just the bar areas!

3  Thank Molly G
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