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GOTHIC QUARTER FREE WALKING TOUR

Join our Gothic Quarter Free Walking Tour, discover the oldest part of Barcelona and learn about Catalan history, culture and traditions.

Starting everyday from Plaza Catalunya let us take you through the winding, narrow streets of the Gothic Quarter, the oldest part of the old city of Barcelona. We’ll show you the most interesting spots of the Roman and Medieval city such as the Cathedral, the Royal PalaceSant Felip Neri’s Square, the Roman walls, the Jewish Quarter and many more.

We’ll explore together 2000 years of Barcelona history from ancient ruins, old architecture through to the time of the Civil War. On the way we’ll meet kings, queens, invaders, dictators, artists, Christopher Columbus and even a Hairy Catalan!

At the end of the tour you can ask us about the best things to do in the Gothic Quarter. The closest museums and activities, great restaurants, tapas bars and the best place for Churros or paella in town!

FREE TOUR: It starts for free, then you decide how much it’s worth. Booking online is free and highly recommended.

More info on time, duration and meeting point below.

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH.

BOOK NOW, IT’S EASY!

TIME: Everyday at 11:00 am / Every Saturday and Sunday at 15:00 pm

DURATION:Tour takes around 2 hours.

MEETING POINT

Plaza Catalunya – Inside corner of the square, opposite Hotel H10 and Txapela Bar.

Metro Station: Catalunya.

Look for our BAT logo on the blue umbrellas!

THE PERFECT TOUR IF YOU LOVE:

The Middle Ages, Gothic Architecture, Traditions and Folklore, Narrow and Mysterious Alleyways, Old Secret Stones, Churros and Chocolate.

GOTHIC QUARTER FREE WALKING TOUR

MOMENTS TO REMEMBER

PLACES WE VISIT

  • Plaça de Sant Felip Nerí
  • Plaça del Rei
  • Santa Maria del Pi
  • Cap de Barcelona
  • Cathedral
  • Roman Tombs
  • Canaletas Fountain
  • Jewish Quarter

CLOSEST PLACES

At the end of the Gothic Tour you’ll find yourself a short walk from:

  • Park de la Ciutadella (5 mins)
  • Barceloneta Beach (10 mins)
  • Picasso Museum (5 mins)
  • Arc de Triomf (5 mins)
  • Las Ramblas (5 mins)

BE LOCAL – IMPORTANT INFO & TIPS

  • You don’t have to reserve, but following our Small Group Philosophy we limit the number of people on each tour group to a maximum of 16 participants. If you have not booked, please arrive at least 15 minutes before the scheduled time to get a space on the tour of your choice.
  • This tour can be booked by a maximum of 7 people. If you are a group of 8 or more people you can enjoy this tour as a private tour by clicking here.
  • The Gothic Quarter Tour Free Walking Tour is in English. If you want this tour as a Free Walking Tour in Spanish click here. This tour is also available in different languages, contact us for a private tour in your language.
  • Finishing at around 1:00 pm the tour is ideal to then head off in search of the other wonderful things to do and see in the Gothic Quarter and its surroundings. Check our Closest Places box window to see what’s on offer.