Discover the origins of Roman Barcelona over 2,000 years ago and let your imagination see the Roman Forum in the current Plaza de Sant Jaume, that even today, after 20 centuries it remains the political power of Catalan. Walk along one of the world's best preserved Roman walls and imagine how even at that time thalasso-therapy baths were taken from the Roman Baths of Pati Llimona that we visit in the eastern part of the Roman wall.
Also enjoy the architecture and monumental buildings of the Gothic Quarter and feel in the Middle Ages, you will be impressed by the monumental Plaza del Rei with its Palace of the Viceroy and the beautiful Palacio Real Mayor. On these stairs the Catholic Monarchs greeted the navigator Christopher Columbus on his return from the first voyage to the Americas.
Christian spirituality is evoked through two emblematic churches, the Barcelona's Cathedral and Santa Maria del Mar, ultimate example of pure Catalan Gothic. This church was built in one of the shorter time, in all history, in compared to its size, with the participation of thousands of inhabitants of the Born district. This neighborhood holds beautiful surprises because of its joyful energy, full of trendy bars, restaurants and small boutiques, you will enjoy the essence of Barcelona, leaving accompanied by a glass of Cava in the famous bar La Vinya Senyor.
Walking along the famous Ramblas, we discover because Barcelona is so beloved by visitors. A fizzy pedestrian street where we enjoy the street performers, small cafes, traditional Catalan cuisine shops until you'll see the famous Boqueria market, where you can feel the gastronomic traditions of the Catalan people through his colorful and exuberant posts, or learn where the worldwide famous Iberian cured ham comes from.
On this tour you will have made a journey through 2,000 years of history, in which you've enjoyed the essence and soul of the Catalan people, knowing their traditions, culture and cuisine.
Tour Duration: 2:30 hours
Group: Max.10 persons
Available all the year, not 25-26 December, 1st January
After the Barcelona Expo of 1888 many of the buildings constructed and destined for the world exposition were now empty. One of Barcelona’s own, Lluís Martí-Codolar, decided to donate his private animal collection which included exotic and local animals to the city. The town hall destined a director and a veterinary to decided where …Posted on lunes 28th agosto, 2017
We had the honor of helping Jesse Peterkin with his engagement in Montserrat! He chose us as the company to tour him around Montserrat. We asked Jesse if he would mind dropping a few words on his engagement day. Here he tells us about his experience!Posted on lunes 21st agosto, 2017
As the names says, the cementery of Montjuïc occupies al the southern ladder of the Barcelona’s mountain. It was constructed due to the expansion of the city in the late XIX century. Previous to the expansion of Barcelona, all throughout the city you could find small neighborhood cemeteries which were occupying lots of space.Posted on miércoles 16th agosto, 2017
Montserrat is Catalunya’s most famous mountain formation. Thanks to the spectacular rock formation and legends surrounding it, Montserrat is one of Catalunya’s biggest attractions. In today’s blog we will talk about the history and culture surrounding the mountain.Posted on lunes 7th agosto, 2017
Tarraco was one of the biggest roman cities in Hispania. The city was originally called Colonia Iulia Urbs Triumphalis Tarraco but nowadays the city is called Tarragona. In the year 2000 most of the roman ruins were declared World Heritage by UNESCO.Posted on lunes 31st julio, 2017
Spain is worldwide renown for the high quality and excellency of the wine industry. Every wine connoisseur has tasted Spanish wine. La Rioja, Ribera del Duero are famous regions known for their vineyards but Cataluña is also well known for their sparkling wine: Cava.Posted on lunes 24th julio, 2017
Barcelona and Catalunya is one of, if not the biggest, culinary spot in Spain. Spanish gastronomy is renown worldwide but here in Barcelona thanks to the metropolitan life style you can enjoy several different types of food styles. In today’s blog we will talk about the high-end, famous Catalan restaurant. All of the restaurants we …Posted on martes 18th julio, 2017
You can’t visit Barcelona without breathing the atmosphere of its markets. The city reunites in these key points to buy or sell fresh food and to exchange art or collectors’ items. Each market is destined to a type of product; making it more or less of a touristic attraction. So no matter what you are …Posted on martes 4th julio, 2017