Free Walking Tour of Barcelona
If this tour doesn’t fit into your schedule, be sure to check out our Self Guided Walking Tours of Barcelona.
Join a 2 hour walking tour of the most enchanting medieval city center in Europe. Barcelona’s old city is made up of four districts and this tour visits them all taking you on a journey through 2000 years of Spanish and Catalan history and culture.
Expect Roman walls, towering gothic churches, tiny maze like streets of the jewish quarter from the time of Al-Andalus, right through to majestic plaças from the golden age of Spanish empire and modern art wonders. This tour covers it all while teaching you a little of the local lingo and recommending the most mouthwatering dishes to eat and the best places to try them.
Sites and topics we cover on the tour:
- The old harbour
- The Columbus statue
- Santa María del Mar church in El Born
- The September 11th Monument
- Plaça del Reí and the Count’s Palace
- Barcelona Cathedral
- Plaça Nova and the Picasso Murals
- Plaça Sant Felip Neri and scars of the Civil War
- The old Jewish Quarter
- The Generalitat & Adjuntament Palaces
- Human Tower statues
- Plaça Reial and the Gaudí Lamps
- Las Ramblas
- The Boquería food market
Reservations (click the calendar below)
Where: The tour begins at the statue of Antonio Lopez in the Plaça d’Antonio Lopez (Opposite the Casa de Correos/Mail Office). The nearest metro station is Barceloneta on Line 4 (the yellow line). You will be sent a map when you book.
The tour ends by the Boquería market on Las Ramblas by the Liceu metro station on line 3 (the green line).
Duration: 2 hours
When: Tours meet daily at 11am (please book in advance)
Cost: This tour is free to take, and you get to decide what, if anything, the tour was worth when it’s done. A name-your-own-price tour is a tour for anyone’s budget.