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 harbourMontjuic-ebike-9
  • 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

Tour Information

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.