If you want to find out about the historic events in the oldest part of Barcelona don't miss this walking tour which will reveal the most splendid period of the Catalan capital and its culture which can still be seen today. Every step of the tour is full of history, charm and magic.
This guided tour will explain every detail about the history of Barcelona from Roman times to the medieval period
while you walk through the Gothic Quarter, which has a charm all of its own with its narrow, cobbled streets, wrought-iron street lamps and buildings that comprise hidden corners you can lose yourself in.
The walk begins in the plaça Sant Jaume, the seat of the local government during the Middle Ages and at the present time. Next, you'll explore the narrow streets leading to the Barcelona Cathedral, built in different artistic styles, next to the important surviving sections of the Roman walls. To end the tour, close to the Cathedral, the plaça del Rei, a unique site and the historic centre of power during the reign of the Catalan counts and monarchs. Beneath the square lie the remains of the Roman city of Barcino
and the remains of the medieval city (Saló del Tinell, Capella de Santa Àgata or Mirador del Rei Martí), above it.
A route that will make you feel you have travelled back in time
when you get home.What does your booking include?
WALKING TOUR GOTHIC VIRTUAL
- Two-hour tour led by a professional guide.
- Wireless tour guide system designed to aid communication between participants and the guide.
From now on, enjoy of your Walking Tour Gothic from home!. Take advantage of the following benefits:Comfort
: forget those long lines and join our guide from the comfort of your home. You will be able to interact with the guide and ask all your questions from any corner of the world, like you were in Barcelona.Discover all the details
: enjoy all those details that normally would be out of sight. Thanks to new technologies you’ll be able to experience the city from a different perspective with the help of maps, photos and insights that will allow you to discover secrets and details that aren’t normally visible.Sustainability
: you will join a tour that is entirely sustainable and environmentally responsible, thus contributing directly to the well-being of both the city and the rest of the world.
Enjoy the Walking Tour Live!.
April to October:Closed
English: Monday to Sunday at 9.30am.
Spanish: Saturday at 12 noon.
French: Thursday at 12 noon.
November to March:
English: Monday to Sunday at 9.30am.
Catalan: last Saturday of the month at 12 noon.
: 1/1, 6/1, 25/12, 26/12.Lenght
: 2 hours.Meeting point
: Turisme de Barcelona Tourist information office: c/ Ciutat 2. Metro: L3, Liceu stop and L4, Jaume I stop. Bus: 45 and V17.
- Departures guaranteed. Places are limited.
- Please, arrive at the departure point 10 minutes before the tour commences.
- Appropriate clothing is required when visiting the cathedral and churches.
- Free for under 12s. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
:Times and Languages
- English: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday; at 6pm.
- Spanish: Monday, Wednesday and Friday; at 5pm
: 1 hour and 30 minutes.You will receive the voucher with all the instructions.We use Zoom to run the tour.You can join the tour from your Laptop, Pc, Smartphone or Tablet. In case you are using a mobile device, you will have to download the Zoom APP ahead of the tour. If you are using any desktop device, you can download Zoom Software or use the web browser.Join the tour using the link you will receive.The session will start 5 minutes before the beginning of the tour.Our official tour guide will interact with the tour participants and answer to all your questions.The best way to participate to the tour is to use both your camera and microphone. To do so, it’s better to use a device provided with both of them. o If your device doesn’t have a microphone or a camera, you can still see and listen to the guide and use the chat to interact.