Free Tour Hidden Gems of the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English
Quality Verified Registered on September 22, 2021

Hello travelers! Welcome to Barcelona! My name is Maya and I'm a very passionate about history and stories behind it. I worked in giant cruise ships for many years just to discover the world and travelled to so many countries. After travelling different continents I worked as a back streets food tour guide and still working as a history and city guide to show unique cultures and spend joyful times with other wanderers. I look forward to give unlike perspective to the alleys we walk and different flavours to the stories we talk. I've been living in Barcelona for many years and this city is my love.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Small groups only! 🙂🎨

The old town of Barcelona has many hidden gems and preserved historical alleyways . While you will lose yourself in a historical and significant journey from Roman times to the Middle Ages , at the same time you will get to know the Barcelona of today and its traditions.
Our free tour reflects a unique style: Harmony of true history and significant legends. I give them my personal touch and lively way of counting.
While I take history and every corner very seriously, at the same time we will explore the true local culture and give you more ideas to plan your visit. This will be more than a guided walking tour :)
Our tour will start at the Barcelona Cathedral and eventually traveling through the most soulful narrow streets of the Gothic Quarter, it will end at 'El Born', which is the oldest but most fashionable part of the city.
Every minute is precious in our lives and especially when we are on vacation :)

So I hope you have an amazing time in this beautiful city where each party has different secrets to tell.

Do not miss it! :)

On our tour we will discover,

  • Barcelona's cathedral.
  • "El peto" by Joan Fontcuberta
  • roman walls.
  • Temple of Augustus.
  • Sant Felipe Neri Square.
  • The call
  • Jewish Quarter.
  • Sant Jaume square
  • King's Square.
  • Sant Miquel Square.
  • Santa Maria del Mar.
  • the born

🦋 Children under 14 years old do not need a reservation.

✅️Minimum of attendees

A minimum of 4 people is required for the tour.

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  • Meeting point:
    Pla de la Seu, s/n, 08002 Barcelona, ...
    Pla de la Seu, s/n, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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    Right next to the stairs of the front facade of the Cathedral next to the Museo Diocesa. Look for the guide with "green" umbrella.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Elena 04 Jul 2023

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Travelled in group - Jul 2023
Very disappointed. The tour guide didn’t turn up.
Samantha 24 Sep 2022

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2022
We were excited to take this tour and easily found the meeting spot. We also received an email confirming the tour the day before, but on the day no tour guide showed. We waited for 20 minutes and asked around. We emailed and messaged the tour guide and no response. Ended up using another company that was great.
Stefanie 13 Sep 2022

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Travelled alone - Sep 2022
Never showed up without any notification. Not professional
Rachelle 27 Jul 2022

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Travelled in couple - Jul 2022
Maya was very knowledgeable and interesting to listen to! She is also a good lover and gave us great restaurant recommendations. We loved our tour with Maya!
Megan 02 Jul 2022

Maya was incredible! I learned so much on the tour, and it was a ton of fun.
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 10 people.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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