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Gothic Quarter Walking Tour

Take a walk through Barcelona’s past as you explore the beautiful Gothic Quarter. Discover the squares, hidden corners and buildings that date back hundreds of years as your expert guide helps to bring the history to life.

The Gothic Quarter links Barcelona’s past and present and this intriguing walking tour will take you through the remains of the Roman City and past medieval buildings where the Catalan counts and monarchs held their court for 500 years.

What's more, the history will be brought to life by your enthusiastic guide while the leisurely pace affords plenty of time for photos and questions.

Among the many highlights of the itinerary is the Temple d'August, Barcelona’s best-preserved Roman relic. Dating back to the First Century AD, this pagan temple was at the heart of the Roman city.

You will also view the ancient hothic buildings at Placa del Rey including the Chapel of Santa Agata and explore the cathedral cloister before moving on to sights such as Muralles romanes, Casa de la Pai Almoina, Casa de l'Ardiaca and more.

With a wireless audio system enabling you to keep track with your guide's explanations of the area's history and stories, you will leave with a much greater insight into Barcelona's past.

Experience Includes

  • 2-hour walking tour through Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter
  • Fascinating insight into the city's history
  • Services of a professional English-speaking guide
  • Wireless tour guide system

Experience Excludes

  • Hotel pick-up or drop off
  • Optional gratuities
  • Snacks and refreshments


Daily, year round.

Departure location

Plaça Sant Jaume, Carrer de la Ciutat, 2, 08002 Barcelona.

Start times



The walk lasts approximately 2 hours.

Terms & Conditions

  • Free for under 12s. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Please arrive 10 minutes before the tour commences.
  • Appropriate clothing is required when visiting the cathedral and churches.
  • CANCELLATION POLICY: Free cancellations for bookings cancelled with the operator up to 72 hours before your chosen activity date. No refunds are given for cancellations made within 72 hours.