Embark on an exciting adventure through the Old Town of Barcelona, discovering the city’s rich history along the way. Our expert local guide will take you around Roman Barcelona, a part of the city dating back 2,000 years. Then, off the beaten tourist path, you will explore Barcelona’s hidden secrets, not mentioned in your guidebooks. Enjoy the wide variety of architectural styles and monumental buildings encountered along the way, many of them located in the Gothic Quarter, where you will feel as though transported back to the Middle Ages. Discover Barcelona with our expert guide and learn why it’s so beloved by its visitors.
Discover ancient Roman Barcelona with our expert local guide. This part of the city is one of the oldest, dating back over 2,000 years.
Let your imagination run wild, as we recreate the Roman Forum in modern-day Plaça de Sant Jaume, which even now remains the seat of political power in Catalonia. This is also the main venue for the annual celebration of Patron Saint’s Day with a popular local spectacle called Castellers (Human Towers).
Walk along one of the world's best preserved Roman walls and imagine the therapeutic spas once present at the Roman Baths of Pati Llimona.
Enjoy the unique architecture and impressive monumental buildings of the Gothic Quarter, a neighborhood that will transport you back in time to the Middle Ages Throughout the tour your knowledgeable guide will be by your side to provide explanations and answer any questions you may have. Take in the emblematic Plaça del Rei, home to the Palace of the Viceroy and the beautiful Palau Reial Major. It was on the stairs of this palace that the explorer Christopher Columbus was greeted when returning from his first voyage to the Americas.
Christian spirituality is most evoked by two of the city’s most famous churches, the Barcelona Cathedral and Santa Maria del Mar, which are the ultimate expression of pure Catalan Gothic style. Santa Maria del Mar is well known for having been built very quickly, considering its monumental size. This is due to the participation of thousands of inhabitants from the Born district. The Born neighborhood is full of wonderful surprises just waiting to be discovered. You are sure to enjoy its cheerful energy, trendy bars, exceptional restaurants and small boutiques.