Explore the Oldest Barcelona with a local guide
The Gothic Quarter is one of the best walks in Barcelona
full of many surprising details that only a local can show you.
Some of its streets can be explored by any tourist by itself … but by missing all the history behind the stones, and many surprising details that only a local can show you. The historic Barcelona is a maze of medieval alleys that can be a little complicated to navigate unless you are constantly checking a map. Besides, it hides unique shops, unexpected sites and beautiful squares.
Instead, with a private guide, you can cover not twice, but three times as much as you would yourself. In addition, you receive personalized explanations of the sites, and you can see many details that you would have missed by yourself.
You will meet your Barcelona private guide in front of the Apple Store Barcelona to start a journey back to the Middle Ages.
During the visit of the Gothic Quarter in Barcelona you will explore the history of the city accompanied by anecdotes and short stories. This is not an annoying lesson!
Catalonia Square, in front of the Apple Store.
price per group (1-6)
What are the highlights of this visit to the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona?
Your steps will take you first to the Rambla, the heart of life in Old Barcelona. The legend of the fountain of Canaletas, characters like the Monyos and the Boqueria Market will help you dive into the daily life of Barcelona.
The visit of the Gothic Quarter in Barcelona will take you to the heart of Barcelona where the Roman ramparts will welcome you. With your local guide in Barcelona you will discover the origin of the city as well as the history of the Cathedral and its facade. Your steps will take you to the King Square (Plaça del Rei), center of power in the Middle Ages.
In Barcelona we have vestiges that are over two thousand years old. In fact, your guide will show you one of the city’s best-hidden secrets: these are the oldest stones one has and they were discovered in a medieval building (like a surprise in a Kinder egg).
The last part of the Gothic Quarter Tour in Barcelona is a walk through the old Jewish Quarter. It was one of the liveliest parts of medieval Barcelona and your guide will reveal the remains that have been discovered and will allow you to explore their history in the city.
Price per group (1-6 people)
- A Private Tour Guide just for you and your party. You won’t be sharing your guide with strangers.
- The VAT is included in the price as well. We are a 100% legal company.
Should we buy tickets for visiting the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona?
No, this tour of the Gothic Quarter in Barcelona, takes place outside and in patios like the one of the Lieutenant’s Palace or Casa de l’Ardiaca. The internal visits that one will make are of free access.
If you want to enter the Cathedral, the ticket price is € 3 or € 7 depending on the schedule. The course will be modified according to the time spent at the Cathedral. In fact, considering that this is a private tour, the route of the Visit of the Gothic Quarter in Barcelona can be adapted to your interests.
If you travel with kids...
this tour is great for them, specially for teens. All the family will be carried away by the thrilling history of this exciting city. Besides, all the explanations are done in a sparkling way, to avoid you to be bored.
Are you on a cruise-ship?
In this case, the meeting point would be at the Pier. The guide will wait for you at the exit of the ship holding a sign with your name on it. Once meeting the guide, you will take a taxi towards the Rambla, where your tour will start.
Yes! I want to take this tour
Let’s have a stroll around one of the most authentic neighborhoods in Barcelona where you’ll discover its history, its architecture and great anecdotes.
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Anna was great! She was informative without being boring, catered to our specific sight-seeing requests, and kept us fully enlightened and entertained. How this woman has so much knowledge, I don’t know! She literally had the answer to every single question we had. We stopped for a coffee mid-way as she could sense we were getting tired from walking and I enjoyed chatting to her socially. I 100% recommend her for anyone going to Barcelona!
We engaged Anna for a 3 days private tour in Barcelona. She is very dedicated and knowledgeable on every places of interest in Barcelona. When my child wasn’t feeling too well during the trip, she was flexible and accommodative to our last minute changes and requests. My family truly enjoyed our trip in Barcelona and had a wonderful time spent with Anna. If you are looking for customized private tour, Anna will be the best person to engage!!
We concur with all the previous wonderful reviews of Anna and her team. We ended up having three tours with Anna and each one was different, informative and superb. If you would prefer to soak in the city and keep your nose out of the guide books and maps contact Barcelonina. Our trip to Spain had been derailed but once we contacted Jordi, everything started to improve. These folks have it together, make great suggestions on what to do and are patient with letting you make up your mind. Barcelona would not have been nearly as fascinating without them.
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