Description

Discover a Medieval gem of Barcelona, the lesser-explored and stylish neighborhood of El Born, on this remarkable free tour. The El Born district buzzes with culture and history, an array of architectural styles, and a unique vibrancy and charm. From the 13th to the 15th Centuries, the El Born neighbourhood was the commercial centre of Barcelona, brimming with traders and activity. Today, the district is home to the incredibly well-preserved Ciutadella, Barcelona's Gothic Church, and beautiful gardens, as well as a host of lively cafés & bars, museums, galleries, designer stores and boutique shops. This free tour with local Barcelona guides is the ideal way to explore Barcelona's transition from important Medieval port city to the modern and innovative metropolis it is today, while visiting the must-see sights, iron architecture, unique works of the local Modernism Movement, and historic Medieval sites.

  • Palau de la Música
  • Laietana street
  • Santa Caterina market
  • San Pere church
  • Arc de Triomf
  • Parc de la Ciutadella
  • Cascada Monumental
  • Mercado y Passeig del Born
  • Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar
  • The Parliament of Catalonia
  • The Fossar de les Moreres
Schedule
Starts at
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday flag3:00 PMflag3:00 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday flag3:00 PMflag3:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Meeting Point
Steps of Cathedral de Barcelona on Pla de la Seu
Directions

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.


We will be waiting for you at the steps of the Cathedral in Pla de la Seu square with light-blue umbrellas, T-shirts and name tags.

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