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Carrer de Fontanella, 2 ➤
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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 upon return 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 is 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.
244deanwOutstanding way to see Barcelona
If you you only had one day this would cover the important sites, sounds and culture of beautiful Barcelona. Old town and Gaudi architecture were featured.
bretth55Great trip to Monserrat
Had a wonderful trip with Vincente . extremely knowledgeable and pleasant .answered all of our questions . Enjoyed his honest ...
claire bwonderful day at Dali excursion
Excellent tour. Arnau was a very professional guide, ponctual and very knowledgeable. very happy with this wonderful tour
lbingham208Great day trip with Reuben
We really enjoyed the day trip up the coast from Barcelona to Empuries to see the Greek and Roman ruins. Very interesting and a beautiful location. Lunch at Estartit, and a relaxing and fun boat ride to Medes Island. The caves and shoreline are beautiful. ...
John WBest Way to Barcelona
We had an amazing day learning about Barcelona’s history, growth and charm. We started the day at Montjuic for beautiful ...
thesamfamilysgpEnjoyable day trip experience
This is a lovely day trip experience. We had Miguel as our friendly guide, he treated us as family and ...
Flyfisher1234Great customized ride!
We had an excellent 3-4 hr tour with Patricia! Our kids are 9&10. Tour took us all over the city including the beach. Barcelona fairly flat, so fairly easy ride. We stopped for kids to play on a climbing structure, while adults had a beverage! ...
cjdivatravel2018Costa Brava With Gaspar!!!
Gaspar is simply a great tour guide. He arrived on time for our hotel pick up and after one additional ...