This family friendly guided visit will show you 2 districts of our old town.
- The Gothic quarter: one of the best preserved medieval area in the world.
- El Born, Known for the numerous designer shops and its chic-boheme atmosphere.
Carrer de la Canuda 25, 08002 Barcelona
We meet in front of the coffee shop Vivari.
This tour has been designed to engage everyone, even the youngest usually left appart in guided visits!
We helps them understanding history by showing them draws/ pictures in front of real historical sites.
We will travel trough the century by walking in the narrow streets of the old town, witnessing the richness of our city from Roman times to when the city was considered a super power in the Mediterranean together with cities like Genova and Venice.
We will make a short stop by the local food market: Santa Caterina before ending in the neighborhood of la Ribera, where local designers, hipsters shops and artisans live together in the lovely alleyways.
Places we will see follows :
Roman temple built during the Imperial period in the colony of Barcino (modern day Barcelona)
The cathedral in Barcelona's Gothic Quarter was named for the patron saint of Barcelona, Saint Eulalia; After the Sagrada Familia, this is the most important church of Barcelona.
The Jewish Quarter of medieval Barcelona is home to one of Europe’s oldest synagogues. From the 9th century to the 14th century Barcelona had a large Jewish community that is thought to have numbered around 4,000 people.
Plaça de Sant Felip Neri is a jewel that is well worth the effort of finding. Presided over by a charming fountain and dominated by a baroque church, the square is a living space whose stones have a tale to tell.
Located at the crossroads of the Cardo Maximus and Decumanus Maximus, the main streets of Roman Barcelona, Plaça de Sant Jaume is home to the Government of Catalonia and Barcelona City Council.
Plaça del Rei, the centre of power in medieval Barcelona, is home to some of the city’s most important civil Gothic buildings.
A Gothic basilica and the two picturesque squares that surround it form one of the most enchanting corners of the Gothic Quarter. The old cemeteries that surrounded the 14th-century church are now small squares where painters and artisans exhibit their works.
The Santa Catalina Market is a food market located in the Sant Pere, Santa Caterina i la Ribera neighborhood of Barcelona. Built in 1844 and remodeled in 2005 on an old convent, from which it inherited the name, it is the oldest covered market in the city.
A church in the Ribera district of Barcelona in the 14 century. We end our tour here.
Iglesia Santa Maria del Mar, 08003 Barcelona
Professional English speaking guide
Hotel pick up
- In case of heavy rain we will reschedule the tour.
- In summer months, bring water, hat and sunblock.
- In case you join our bike tour with kids/toddlers/teens, please inform us about ages and sizes in centimeter.
- We can organize E- Bikes upon request (additional fee).