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The Best Walking Tour Barcelona 2024

€ 18
2.5 hours
Live tour guide

About Barcelona Guided Tour

Book your journey through the years of history and delve into the Roman settlement sites in Barcelona. Travel back in time and learn all about the Gothic Quarter’s architectural wonders. With a knowledgeable tour guide by your side, visit a pedestrian heaven full of street performers and cozy cafes, the famous La Rambla. We invite you to soak in the atmosphere of this vibrant neighborhood and uncover its hidden treasures!


Walking Tour Barcelona

Join us on an extraordinary odyssey through time and space as we embark on a walking tour, exploring numerous historical sites that will captivate your imagination. Our knowledgeable tour guide will mesmerize you with fascinating stories and legends, adding an extra layer of intrigue to this already enchanting city.

We’ll begin our journey in the heart of Barcelona, where the Plaça de Sant Jaume now stands. Close your eyes and let your imagination transport you 20 centuries back to the Roman Forum, the political power of Catalonia that still resonates today. Picture the grandeur of ancient Rome as you stroll through this historic square, marveling at its enduring significance.

Next, we’ll venture into the Gothic Quarter, where medieval enchantment awaits. Immerse yourself in the architectural splendor and centuries-long history that permeate the narrow streets and alleys. Take in the grandeur of the Plaça del Rei, with its Palace of the Viceroy and the beautiful Palau Reial. At this place, the Catholic monarchs welcomed Christopher Columbus upon his return from the voyage to America. This was an event that forever changed the course of history.

Lose yourself in the labyrinthine alleys and hidden squares, and stumble upon historical landmarks, such as the Barcelona Cathedral and Plaça del Rei. As you wander through this vibrant neighborhood, delight in the ambiance of trendy bars, charming restaurants, and quaint boutiques, feeling the very essence of Barcelona.

Leaving the Gothic Quarter behind, we will find ourselves on the famous Las Ramblas, a lively street that embodies the charm of Barcelona. Roam this bustling pedestrian haven, where street performers captivate viewers, cozy cafes beckon with their aromatic delights, an traditional Catalan cuisine tantalizes the taste buds. And no visit to Las Ramblas would be complete without a visit to the world-famous Boqueria market. Step into a kaleidoscope of colors and flavors as this gastronomic paradise showcases the rich culinary traditions of the Catalan people.

As this walking tour comes to an end, take a moment to reflect on the incredible journey through time and space that has brought vibrant history and culture of Barcelona closer to you!

  • 3-hour tour
  • English and Spanish-speaking guide
X not included
  • Entry fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips (optional)
  • Any personal expenses
what to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Breathable clothes
X not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
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Meeting Point

Outside the Movistar Centre, Carrer de Fontanella 2, 08002 Barcelona at 9:30 AM. Your guide will be wearing a badge with the local partner’s name on it.

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Walk along a number of Roman historic sites scattered across the city and hear fascinating stories about the city’s past.


Discover Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter, the city’s oldest area, and immerse yourself in its historic charm.


Stroll down La Rambla and witness the vibrant ambiance of its flower stalls, entertainers, and culinary delights.


Indulge in a shopping spree at La Boqueria, a bustling marketplace boasting over 300 stalls filled with wide range of local and exotic products.


Immerse yourself in the captivating atmosphere of El Born, a charming village nestled in the heart of the city.

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FAQ – Walking Tour Barcelona

Is Barcelona good for walking?

Barcelona has plenty of pedestrian friendly streets, charming neighborhoods, and stunning architecture, making it great to explore on foot. The city has great urban planning making it easy to navigate around. The best areas to explore on foot are El Rival and Gothic Quarter, as they boast with architectural wonders, narrow streets, and plazas. Keep in mind that you’ll still need comfortable walking shoes.

Are there free walking tours in Barcelona?

There are several free tour options in Barcelona. However, this kind of Barcelona guided tour can be overwhelming as there is no limitation in group number and no audio guide. That’s why we recommend booking a small group tour led by a local guide. This way you’ll get a more personalized and enjoyable experience.

Is it safe to walk in Barcelona during the day?

Barcelona is considered a safe city for walking during the day. The city is a world-famous destination, so streets are generally well-populated with both locals and tourists. However, it’s still needed to take some safety precautions. Keep your personal belongings close to you, as crowded areas can attract pickpockets, avoid street scams, and stay in well-populated areas to avoid any unpleasant experiences.

Are tours in Barcelona worth it?

Guided tours are definitely worth it. Accompanied by a local tour guide, you can uncover many interesting spots, hidden gems, and fascinating stories. This kind of tour can be convenient, especially if you have limited time and want to get familiar with the city. In most cases, you’ll walk past some of the most popular landmarks like la Sagrada Familia and Casa Batlló, designed by the famous Antoni Gaudi, and also find many interesting museums. Some of the most popular ones that you can also buy entrance ticket for are Picasso Museum, FC Barcelona Museum, and Moco Museum Barcelona. If you have more than one day to tour around the city, we suggest you consider booking Hop on Hop Off Bus Tour and buying tickets to Park Güell, from where you can enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view of Barcelona.
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Reserve your spot today and take in the lively atmosphere of Ramblas and popular La Boqueria!

Know before you go

  • This tour is designed for a maximum of 12 participants, ensuring a more personalized experience.
  • Children under 2 years old can join the tour without any cost.
  • Remember to wear a hat and sunglasses and apply sunscreen for protection during the summer.
  • Take your time and enjoy the tour, as there will be numerous stops to capture memorable photos.
  • Don’t forget to bring a water bottle with you.
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An experience like no other!

This was a wonderful tour! So informational and our guide Roberto was wonderful giving us info about Barcelona along with answering questions and giving us recommendations of other things to do! We did this our first day in Barcelona and I highly recommend as a way to better acclimate to the city! 5 stars tour and absolutely book it if you have any doubt!


Best tour in Barcelona!

With this amazing tour, we had a great morning. Our guide Laura was informative and kept us interested and involved throughout the tour. We had 12 people - which is challenging to manage in narrow streets and alleyways - but she managed us with finesse. Really enjoyed exploring the Old Town and learning more about its history.


Worth time and money!

After visiting Sagrada Família and Park Guell, me and my husband wanted to get to know the historic part better. With Laura by our side, we experienced much more than expected. This tour was absolutely perfect, and offered great value for money. If you wish to know more about this city’s rich history, booking this tour is the best option!


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