Free Tour of Barcelona says

Barcelona is a most vibrant, engaging, lively and entertaining city and this free walking tour reflects this character perfectly. The pace is laid-back while the content is rich and absorbing, the guides are young locals and are full of passion, knowledge, fun and joy and really make this experience a contender for your Barcelona trip highlight! They have so much to share about this beautiful city and strike a perfect balance between history & culture and what makes Barcelona the mesmerizing Mediterranean city it is today, with unique local insights and tips for a truly authentic, enjoyable BCN experience. It really is a must-do and we recommend doing it at the early stages of your visit to get valuable knowledge for the rest of your stay in the city. The distance covered is quiet easy to walk and group sizes are ideal for interacting with other fellow travellers while being able to ask the guides as many questions as you like. This is one of the best tours, free or otherwise, you can do in Europe and we highly, and happily, recommend it to anyone visiting wonderful Barcelona.

Tour information

Join our Free Walking Tour and discover the beautiful Barcelona. Explore the ancient winding streets, indulge in the beauty of it’s unique architecture and gain an insight into Barcelona’s history. On this 2.5 hour tour our passionate guides will let you in on local tales, secret stories and tell you the best places to check out during your stay in this Mediterranean city.

This tour includes:

Roman Ruins — The Gothic Quarter — Barcelona Cathedral — Plaça Sant Felipe Neri — Montjuic — Spanish Civil War — Plaça del Rei — Laietana street — Catalan flag and legend — Plaça Sant Jaume — Castillers — La Merce's Basilica — Port Vell

Traveler Reviews

  • “Very good tour”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on June1, 2016

    Very good tour, with an amazing guide Hanna! In 2/3 hours i get to know a lot of the old part o Barcelona a lot of the history of that area.

  • “Amazing”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on May 31, 2016

    Amazing gaudi tour with one of the best guides I had so far. Learned so much about the artist and the city as a whole. Definitely a must

  • “Miguel”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on May 30, 2016

    We had a great time with Miguel. We travelled with our 5months son and Miguel was an extremely passionate about all access of sidewalks and care about our whole family perfectly. We did a hop on hop…

On arrival

Option 1.
From metro stop L1 — L4 URQUINAONA, walk down Via Laietana street and continue until you see the Cathedral on your right. Turn right onto Av. de la Catedral and continue on, the meeting point is on your left at the steps of the Cathedral in the square of Pla de la Seu

Option 2.
From metro stop L3 LICEU, go straight up on Las Ramblas (direction Plaça de Catalunya) and then turn right on Carrer Portaferrisa.Continue straight until you come onto Av. de la Catedral and continue on, the meeting point is on your right at the steps of the Cathedral in the square of Pla de la Seu.

Option 3.
Buses 17, 45, 120 and V17 take you to Laietana street and follow the directions above.

Things to note

IMPORTANT: Look for the guides with official HostelCulture BLUE UMBRELLASat the steps in front of the cathedral!

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From 10:30 to 13:30
Steps of Cathedral de Barcelona on Pla de la Seu
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