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Carrer de la Boqueria | Travel Bar, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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Gothic Walking Tour

Stephanie was great today. Very knowledgeable on the area. She was much better than Rick Steves... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
Charlie G
via mobile
Sagrada Familia

We had a guided tour with Joe. He was very knowledgeable and well prepared. I would highly... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
robandpenny59
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Join our FREE WALKING TOUR for the ultimate journey through time and space in Barcelona's historic Gothic Quarter. Your EXPERT GUIDE will bring ancient, medieval and modern Barcelona to life by retracing the steps of its heroes, monarchs, saints, invaders, dictators, artists and civilisations. Discover the depth of the Catalan capital and fall in love with one of the most exciting cities in Europe to explore on foot! ...................................................................................... BARCELONA'S ORIGINAL FREE WALKING TOUR : The meeting point for our all our DAILY walking tours is TRAVEL BAR. This famous check point for travellers is positioned just off Las Ramblas in the Gothic Quarter on C/De BOQUERIA 27. Looking for landmarks? C/de BOQUERIA is a street that meets Las Ramblas near Liceu Metro station. Look up to find a Chinese dragon marks the street corner with Las Ramblas and look down to find Miro's mosaic should under your feet on Las Ramblas. A short way along is TRAVEL BAR: NUMBER 27 C/de BOQUERIA ...................................................................................... -- Barcelona's ORIGINAL FREE WALKING TOUR begins at 11:00, 13:00 and 15:00 everyday! -- Introduccion a BARCELONA Tour Guiado Gratuito a las 11:00 (en Castellano) -- ABOUT : BARCELONA'S ORIGINAL FREE WALKING TOUR This tour is the perfect way to discover our city no matter how long your staying in town! Our expert guides and long-time residents of Barcelona will lead you through the ages to explore and discover the most important sights, streets and hidden gems of the historic Gothic Quarter. We will make the medieval Gothic Quarter come to life and teach you all you need to know about the people, culture, cuisine and history of Catalonia's hedonistic capital to help you get the most out of your stay. The Gothic Quarter is full of Barcelona's main attractions, winding stone alleys, and hidden historical gems. While the exact route of this tour may differ according to your guide and group, main attractions, sites and stories that are commonly visited include: - The ancient Roman fortress of Barcino: Walls, aqueducts, guard towers, temples - Barcelona's Cathedral and Gothic super structures: Significant Saints of the city - The castle of the Catalan kings: tales of discovery, conquest and the golden age of trade - Scars from the Spanish Civil War: destruction, dictatorships and the aftermath - Political Placas: ancient and modern political tensions and protests - Catalan cultural sculptures: Sports, art and the Olympics - Streets and Placas of Barcelona's heavyweight creatives: Such as Picasso and Gaudi - The medieval Jewish Quarter and ancient trading alley ways - Las Ramblas and the central squares of the Barrio Gothico After the tours we give you the unique opportunity to sit down inside Travel Bar with your guide to talk, discuss, ask questions and make new friends with your fellow travelers over a glass of locally produced beer or lovely Sangria, Spain's famous wine punch, and maybe even some tapas?
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Carrer de la Boqueria | Travel Bar, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Stephanie was great today. Very knowledgeable on the area. She was much better than Rick Steves audio and picture tour online. The online tour doesn't compare. Stephanie gave personal thoughts that enhanced the tour. We hope to do another tour with her sometime. Charlie and...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

We had a guided tour with Joe. He was very knowledgeable and well prepared. I would highly recommend having a tour guide as you get so much more history and detail. Joe was polite and his English was great.

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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

We just finished our free walking tour with Jaun and it was awesome! Very good tour guide, funny and knowledgeable! Thanks Juan!

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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

This was our 3. walking tour and with differant guides and differant companies in Barcelona! This morning our guide was Claudia, she was nice, lively, informative and fun guide! She took us around the old city, was a nice tour. We recommend it. Emel Canada

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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

I booked the tour for 3pm and got there early then waited 20 min after 3pm and still no one. Very disappointing and when you have very little time in such a beautiful city it’s an aweful waste of time. Would not recommend them to...More

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TB_Tour_Management, Manager at Tour Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

Hello, I am currently looking into this. Could you inform me when the day in question was and what the bar tender said when it appeared no one was there? Thank you very much for your help,

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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

With only 5 people on the tour, it felt very personal and exclusive. Joe was very professional and his knowledge of the history and area of Barcelona/Catalonia was brilliant. He kept us engaged, asked questions, made jokes and at the end left us more information...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Our guide Joe was amazing! He knows so much about the area an European history, and is a super lovely guy. My 2 kids were kept interested the whole time. I learnt so much and really appreciated it.

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing experience with our tour guide Joe. Joe’s knowledge of the gothic quarter in Barcelona is fantastic. He took us on a 2000 year tour from the pre Roman era to present. He kept our kids engaged with sights, facts, maps and...More

Thank Michael K
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the tour and made my stay in Barcelona very special. Our tour guide Juliana was great and made the experience very enjoyable. Interesting information about the city. Highly recommend the walking tours with this company.

Thank Juan C
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

If you are looking to understand Barcelona on a deeper level I highly recommend this tour. Our guide Juliana was incredibly passionate and knowledgeable and I came away feeling more educated and excited to be in the city. She is an asset to the company...More

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with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and
authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be
thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas
brought to life by the many small bars and local
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Response from Travel_addict13_10 | Reviewed this property |
I read once where a 10 euro tip was appropriate per person for a 2 hour approx walking tour. It seems to have been well received. Sometimes there are quite a few in the group so would be good if they all gave 10 but some... More
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Response from Jcsepich | Reviewed this property |
Take them! They like to act like everything is boring, but I think they will get quite a bit out of the tour. Our guide was a former actor and added several theatrical touches. History came to life.
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