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Free Barcelona "El Born" Tour Verified by FREETOUR.com

Provided by Generation Tours
English  |  3:00 PM
Spanish  |  3:00 PM
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Come to explore one of Barcelona's trendiest neighborhoods, El Born. Full of vibrant life and charming beauty, here you can find culture, heritage, and history, an aesthetic mix of several periods and styles, art galleries, museums, designer boutiques, and delightful cafés in what was once the commercial heart of Barcelona from the 13th to the15th Centuries. Our guides will take you through Medieval streets, reveal the most unique works of the local Modernism Movement and iron architecture, you will catch a glimpse of the famous gardens, Ciutadella, and be amazed by the unique Gothic Church of Barcelona and much more. During this tour you will discover the hidden treasures, little & large, of one of the most fashionable and innovative areas in the city of Barcelona.

This activity includes:

  • 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

Our Guides

    FREETOUR.com Traveler Reviews

  • “Great El Born tour”
    Reviewed on April 26, 2019
    We went to places that I had never even heard of in El Born. I was so surprised at the beautiful park with a large zoo there, water pond with people boating and flowers. I would recommend this tour and guide.
  • “Fue cancelado 2 hs. antes del tour”
    Reviewed on April 26, 2019
    Me avisaron por mail 2 hs. Antes del inicio del tour por lo que no pude organizar mí tarde.
    Una lástima
  • “Aanrader!”
    Reviewed on April 19, 2019
    Leuke tocht door een levendige wijk van Barcelona! Je ziet en hoort dingen die niet zelf zou ontdekkken! Andrei was een supet enthousiaste gids!
© FREETOUR.com 2018 See all reviews

Meeting point

Steps of Cathedral de Barcelona on Pla de la Seu

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

How do free tours work? It' simple, you're free to pay what you feel the tour was worth. Your lovely local guides don't receive any income other than tips from satisfied customers like you, meaning top quality tours on fair terms. Enjoy!

IMPORTANT: Look for the guides with official Free Tour BLUE UMBRELLAS at the steps in front of the cathedral!
Please note that this tour is only available to individual travelers & groups of less than 6 people on a voluntary-tip-basis. Groups of 6+ will incur a set fee and must be booked in advance.

English  |  3:00 PM
Spanish  |  3:00 PM
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