Our Secret Traveller hails this free tour of Barcelona as "a contender for the highlight of your Barcelona trip!". They enjoyed the "laid-back pace, while the content is rich and absorbing - perfectly reflecting Barcelona itself; chilled out, but with a lively, vibrant cultural life. The guides are young locals full of passion, knowledge, and fun and strike a perfect balance between history & culture and the stuff that makes Barcelona the mesmerizing Mediterranean city it is today. With unique local tips for the rest of your stay, it really is a must-do at the early stages of your visit".
Join our Free Walking Tour and discover the beautiful Barcelona. Explore the ancient winding streets, indulge in the beauty of its 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 activity includes:
- Roman Ruins
- The Gothic Quarter
- Barcelona Cathedral
- Plaça Sant Felipe Neri
- View of Montjuic
- Spanish Civil War
- Plaça del Rei
- Laietana street
- Catalan flag and legend
- Plaça Sant Jaume
- Pablo Picasso
- Port Vell
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Steps of Cathedral de Barcelona on Pla de la Seu
From the 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.
From the 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.
Buses 17, 45, 120 and V17 take you to Laietana street and follow the directions above.
Upon arrival: Look for our guides with Generation Tours branded light-blue umbrellas, name cards and T-shirts at the steps of the Cathedral.
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 Generation Tours 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 basic set fee and must be booked in advance.
This tour has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge of €2 fee per person.