Barcelona Old Town and Gothic Quarter Walking Tour

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Duration: 2 hours

Departs: Barcelona, Barcelona

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Stroll through historic Barcelona on this 2-hour guided walking tour of the Old Town and Gothic Quarter. Trace the footsteps of the city's Roman and medieval past. Admire some of the city's most emblematic monuments and buildings, including Plaça del Rei and Santa Maria del Mar, as well as its smaller hidden treasures and evocative side streets.

What's Included

Complete visit to Barcelona Old Town highlights

Old Town Walking tour, including the Gothic quarter and the Born District

Professional local guide

Small Group tour of max 12 people to ensure a personalised experience

What's Not Included

Food and drinks


Hotel pick-up or drop-off

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 8
  • ADULT: Age: 9 - 99

Additional Info

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult. Children under 2 years old can join the tour free of charge, children between 3 and 8 are entitled of 30% off.
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Service animals allowed
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic)
Immerse yourself in the past of Barcelona and wander through the narrow streets and squares of the mazy Gothic Quarter of Barcelona Old Town. Have a look to the Roman remains still visible in any corner of what was used to be a Roman village. In medieval ages, this small village grew in what is nowadays known as the Gothic quarter thanks to its great medieval and gothic architecture. Get lost in these alleys full of history and legends.

This blend engenders a sparkling ambiance that brings people from whole around the world to visit this well-known part of the city.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Ciutat Vella

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Las Ramblas
Have a walk on the lively Ramblas, probably the most emblematic avenue of Barcelona, full of bars, restaurants and street artists. The Boulevard in medieval times was a small sandy river used as a natural defense at the very limit of the old city walls and nowadays is one of the most lively spots of the city.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Mercat de la Boqueria
Enjoy the walk on the Rambla and enter the Boqueria market full of life, colors and elegant architecture. Take the chance to look around and taste a fresh fruit juice or to eat something on the way. Feel the gastronomic traditions of the Catalan people through the colorful and exuberant posts, or learn where the worldwide famous Iberian cured ham comes from.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Placa Reial
Get to know Plaça Reial and its Napoleonic architecture, frequented by artists, bohemians and travelers enjoying some rest in one of the many terraces of the square. This big, open space became an indispensable meeting point in the middle of the Gothic Quarter and its narrow streets.

Furnished with the elegant fountain de Tres Gracias and beautiful lanterns designed by a very young Gaudí on his first public assignment. With its gigantic royal palm trees, you can’t miss this sparkling and graceful square of Barcelona Old Town.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Barcelona Cathedral
Pass by and admire the Barcelona Cathedral, known for its gargoyle sculptures at the top of the towers. Get impressed by this legendary building, known as one of the most outstanding Cathedrals of Europe, complemented by an interior space, very bright patio and towering columns. The Cathedral is devoted to a young virgin Saint name Eulalia and is seat of the archbishopric of the city.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

El Born
El Born is maybe one of the few labyrinths in which you would not mind to get lost. Breathe in the unique atmosphere of this neighborhood, known for its fusion of old and new buildings. Stroll through very trendy squares where young and old love to be, and enjoy historical and cultural attractions such as the popular Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar or Palau de la Música Catalana.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar
The Basilica Santa Maria del Mar is considered the real cathedral of the Old Town since it has been founded and constructed in Medieval times by the people of the neighborhood themselves. It is an emblem of the Catalan Gothic art and a must-to-see spot of the Gothic Quarter.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Palace of Catalan Music
End your walking tour near Palau de la Música Catalana and get attracted by this architectural pearl of Catalan modernism. The building, designed by Lluís Domenèch i Montaner, the teacher of Gaudi, is the only concert hall declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The architect built this wonderful music box where all the applied arts are combined: Sculpture, mosaic, stained glass and wrought iron.

• Admission Ticket Free

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