The Spanish Civil War & Franco's Dictatorship Tour
Overview of the tour in Barcelona
On this free walking tour about the Spanish Civil War in Barcelona tour you will come to understand this incredibly important conflict that leads to a 36-year dictatorship.
We will show you the few scars of this horribly destructive civil war in Barcelona and explain the events and motivations of the many different groups and the politics involved.
Who was fighting in the Spanish Civil War?
How and when did the Spanish Civil War start and end?
What was the role of communist anarchists in Barcelona?
By the end of this free tour, you will know why beautiful Barcelona used to be known as the most explosive and revolutionary city in Europe.
What was life under Franco's dictatorship in Spain like?
How did Franco's dictatorship end?
How does Spain deal with the history of the war and dictatorship today?
The complicated history of the Spanish Civil War in Barcelona is made accessible through clear storytelling and with the help of historic images from the period.
*In compliance with the local guidelines for guided tours, we use wireless audio guide systems in our tours. This has a cost of 1€ per person.
This activity includes:
- Sant Felip Neri Square
- La Rambla
- Plaça Catalana
- Barceló Raval
- Plaça de Sant Jaume
- Gran Teatre del Liceu
- Basílica de Santa Maria del Pi
- Revolutionary Raval Neighborhood
- Damage from the shooting and bombings
- Historic Photos
- Clear explanations
Plaça de Catalunya, at the exact location of the pin. Guide will have a White Umbrella.
Your guide will have a white umbrella and a brightly colored name tag. The exact location of the pin on the map.
You are free to cancel a booking anytime. We kindly remind you to cancel bookings you cannot arrive for. Being reported as absent decreases your customer level points and the benefits you can enjoy.