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Walking tour of the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona



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Duration

2 hours

Schedules

April to October at 6 p.m.

November to March at 4 p.m.

  • 18:00: English, Spanish

Prices

  • Adults From 18,00 €
  • Children (13-15) From 18,00 €
  • Children (6-12) From 16,20 €
  • Infants (0-5) From 0,00 €


Cancellation

Read this information carefully:

  1. Cancel your reservation up to 24 HOURS before departure for a full refund.
  2. The tickets to the monuments, in activities where they are included, are not refundable in any case.
  3. For tailor made tours, private tours and day trips, the following policy will always apply:
    • If you cancel at least 7 calendar days in advance, no cancellation fee will be applied.
    • If you cancel between 3 and 6 calendar days in advance, a 50% cancellation fee will be applied.
    • If you cancel within the previous 2 calendar days, a 100% cancellation fee will apply.
  4. COVID-19, please read carefully the detail indicated in our home page and in case of doubts, contact our customer service department at customerservices@panchotours.com.


Description

We'll start on Calle Pelayo, one of the city's main shopping streets. This street, which runs from Plaça de la Universitat to Plaça de Catalunya, serves as a division between the older and newer parts of the city. We will continue our walking tour through one of the largest squares in Spain and one of the most important places in Barcelona, the Plaza de Catalunya, which covers an area of 30,000 square metres.

From here, we will walk down one of the most beautiful and famous streets of the city, Las Ramblas, down its 1.2 km length through flower and souvenir stalls to arrive by the sea, at the old harbour of the city. We will learn about the history of the ancient city of Barcelona, the guide will tell us how the Emperor Augustus founded it and the name he gave it.

We will see the remains of the city walls as we walk through the narrow streets of the Gothic Quarter and arrive at the Plaza Nova or Cathedral Square. Here, in the centre of the Gothic Quarter, is the Cathedral. It was built on the foundations of the primitive early Christian basilica and the later Romanesque Cathedral and is Gothic in style. We will have the opportunity to meet important figures in the history of the city such as San Roque or Wilfredo el Velloso and to learn more about the flag of Catalonia and how its current design came about. We will walk through Plaça del Rei and Plaça del Pi until we reach Plaça de Sant Jaume, the current administrative and political centre of the city. Here we find the Town Hall and the Palau de la Generalitat. In Roman times, two of the city's main communication routes crossed here: the Cardo and the Decumanus.

Highlights:

- Discover the 250 gargoyles that keep watch from the heights of the Cathedral.

- Find the Roman wall, which is located behind the chapel of Santa Agata

- Get to know the old part of the city with a local guide.



INCLUSIONS

INCLUDED:

  • Guided tour by a local and professional guide (bilingual)

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Entrance fees to the monuments
  • Transport


Additional information:

  • Read the Inclusions.
  • Pancho Tours will not provide refund in case of customers delay.
  • Please write your email address correctly while making your booking.
  • You will receive an automatic email: please print it or show it on your smartphone to the guide.
  • Difficulty level: average. You'll need comfortable shoes and good mobility.
  • If you prefer a private, exclusive, tailor-made tour, or in another language: send us an email to customerservices@panchotours.com


Meeting point



Carrer de Balmes 2, in front of the Restaurant Dafu Don


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