The origin of Barcelona: Gothic district and El Born

Art & Culture

Philippe D.

English, French, Portuguese, Spanish
4 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 6 people

We will stroll the old Town of Barcelona and discover our Gothic Quarter, the everyday life of the neighbours, its legends and culture.The Gothic quarter and Born are cultural landmarks in Barcelona. Artists and artisans have their workshops and galleries there and it is one of the most exiting district of the city.We will discover the history of Barcelona and its special atmosphere with its narrow, labyrinthine streets, historic buildings, with anecdotes and fun stories.


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Meeting Point

Metro LIceu


Metro Liceu, at your hotel or at peer if you are on a cruise

Teatro del Liceu - and the famous Ramblas and the Food market La Boqueria


Iglesia del Pi

we will reveal the origin of Santa Maria el Pi and the fables that surround the neighborhood



Santa Eulàlia’s Cathedral & Cloister (tickets not included) and the Roman ruins.

Plaça Sant Felip Neri (Spanish Civil war traces).


Plaza Sant Jaume

we have a look at the Jewish Quarter and Synagogue, the Plaça del Rei and Plaça Sant Jaume.


El Born district

We will finish at the spectacular Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar which is popularly known as the Cathedral of the Sea and La Ribeira district also known as Born with its narrow beautiful streets where artisans, merchants used to live. A great tour to discover the origin of the city!

Ending Point

near the Cathedral

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee

What‘s not included

Entrance tickets to the sights.

Taxis or any other mean of transportation.

Important Information

I can guide you everywhere in Catalunya if you pay my transportation fee I am also available for multi days tours in Spain if needed

it is a walking tour, duration can be from 2 hours to 4 hours

at the end you can visit the most visited museum in town: Picasso Museum

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time
$290/ per group

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