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“Enthusiastic Guide for Gaudi Tour”

Runner Bean Tours Barcelona
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US$19.17*
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The Dark History Night Walking Tour in Barcelona
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US$17.97*
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2.5-Hour Family Walking Tour in Gothic Quarter of Barcelona
Ranked #2 of 584 Tours in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: We are a Spanish-Irish couple who started this project in 2010, offering FREE TOURS in Barcelona as well as other WALKING TOURS, inspired by our passion and love for everything with Barcelona’s name on it. As we became more popular over the years, we expanded our team to other like-minded locals. We are all professional guides ready to welcome you, share our knowledge and help you discover Barcelona in a fun and friendly manner. You will only find Runner Bean Tours in Barcelona. Recommended by Rick Steves, Lonely Planet, Rough Guides, Frommers… Hope to see you here soon! The Runner Bean Team.
Reviewed 12 August 2014

My friend and I took the Gaudi walking tour with Miguel. He was such an amazing guide! He had so much enthusiasm and really got you excited about all of the amazing architecture. Walking tours can be difficult because you usually do not go inside the actual sites you are visiting so the guide really makes an impact with the information they share. He had so much amazing and insightful information to share with us and really involved all of the members of the group. This was an amazing tour and I would definitely recommend to those visiting Barcelona!

Thank Elizabeth D
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Sputrip, Owner at Runner Bean Tours Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2014

Hi Liz,

It is great to hear that you though the tour with Miguel was amazing :-). Thank you for the feedback.

Al the best :-)

Gorka

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Reviewed 11 August 2014

Our guide was Catherine and she proved very engaging, informative and knowledgeable about general history, specific history of the area plus current affairs. She was able to give context to the areas, streets and building viewed and build a picture of the history of Barcelona and why it is as it is today.

The walk wasn't rushed and so was suitable for a mix of ages.

I would recommend the tour wholeheartedly as the area has very interesting architecture and history and the guide brought this to life.

A tour fee is not specified, but you pay what you think it was worth at the end. Everyone paid something on the tour we were on as it was well deserved.

Thank whaleshome2
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Sputrip, Owner at Runner Bean Tours Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2014

That was a really nice review for Catherine's tour. Thank you so much. To say that she brought Barcelona's history to life is one of the best compliments a tour guide can have. I will be sure she reads this.

All the best :-)

Gorka

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Reviewed 11 August 2014

This tour was fantastic, well organised and we had the best tour guide Jess. She had so much information and knowledge to share with us, the group was split into two so was a good size to make sure everyone in the group could hear . She answered all our questions and gave us an insight into the historical old town. Definable well worth booking this, you won't regret it al all..... You pay the guide what you think the tour is worth...... Well done Jess.......Anna and Tony from Adelaide Australia

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Sputrip, Owner at Runner Bean Tours Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2014

Hi Ann,

I am glad that you enjoyed your tour with Jessi so much. I will definitely let her know about your review once she comes back from her break. Thanks a million for posting.

All the best :-)

Gorka

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Reviewed 11 August 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed both tours, the first the Gauldi with Titti and the Old City Tour with Gorka. Each tour was approximately two and a half hours in duration. The Gauldi tour required two metro trips and beware on the trip to Sagrada Familia luckily Titti thwarted a friend being pick pocketed by what looked like a Romanian gang. The tour was informative well presented and enjoyable. My only and it's small is that Titti constantly counted that all members of the group were present. If people tag behind or wander off, I personally would not make everyone else wait. The Old City tour was excellent a smaller group about 15 compared to nearly 30 on the Gauldi. Gorka was excellent the sights terrific and included interesting out of the way places not listed in the Tour Books. Overall both highly recommended.

Thank JohnandAv
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Sputrip, Owner at Runner Bean Tours Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2014

Thanks a million for your review. Because we take the metro twice during the Gaudí Tour (it would be too tiring and long otherwise) the guides have to be very organised and head count is essential so no one gets lost. I will chat with Tati to see if she can do it even a little quicker.

Tati, me and the rest of the Runner Bean team say thanks.

All the best :-)

Gorka

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Reviewed 11 August 2014

Catherine is the perfect tour guide...she kept the group entertained, enthralled, hanging on to her every word. She is a total professional and it was a pleasure and a delight to be shown around this very interesting part of Barcelona . Like other reviewers, I would recommend doing this on the first day of the trip to get a great overview of the history and culture of Catalunya. But fret not if that doesnt happen(didnt for me), there is no better way to see Barri Gotic so get on this tour whenever you can....

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Sputrip, Owner at Runner Bean Tours Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2014

Second great review for Catherine's tour in a row :-). I am so glad you thought so highly of her and her guiding skills. Next time you are in the city we would love to take you around again.

Thanks a million,

Gorka

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