Barcelona, Spain is a perfect place for people who love to walk. Its walking tours provide you with a very wonderful way to see, hear, and feel the city up close and personal. If you love walking, not to mention reasonably fit and healthy, then a walking tour is a nice way to explore the city and all those gems that would take you forever to find out on your own. A good friend of mine has a walking tour in Barcelona called ” Ma Barcelone ” which focus mainly for tourist people from France. I am sure, she can redirect you to a English speaking guide within her organization. Do not forget to say that you got the name from SimplyBarcelona 🙂
Here are some exciting walking tours in Barcelona :
Barri Gothic walking tour
This tour explores the popular historic quarter of the city – the Gothic Quarter. This district is filled with fascinating architecture, which includes the Barcelona Cathedral as well as the ruins of the Roman walls. Prices: €12 per person (adult) and €5 per per son (children).
This city is popular for the modernist architecture designed by the likes of Antonio Gaudi, Luis Domenech i Montaner, and Josep Puig i Cadafalch. In this walking tour, you will see some out of this world and unique architecture from these famous Catalonian modernist architects. Prices: €12 per person (adult) and €5 per per son (children).
Picasso walking tour
Your tour is not complete without following the footsteps of the painter Pablo Picasso. This great modernist painter spent his early years in the city and this Barcelona walking tour will take you to many of Picasso’s old haunts such as the Els Quatre Cats Cafe Bar. Prices: €18 per person (adult) and €7 per per son (children).
Gourmet walking tour
Barcelona also boasts of many special Catalonian cuisines that would take you ages to discover on your own. The gourmet walking tour will not only expose you to cuisine, but it will also guide you on some of the city’s best restaurants. This gastronomic tour of the city is perfect for food lovers.
Walking tour companies in Barcelona include:
BCN.travel (Address: Pasaje Bocabella 10, 1-3 08013 / Phone: +34 9300 433 42 / Office hours: Mon to Fri 10am – 7pm and Sat & Sun 10am – 2pm)
Local Barcelona Tours (Phone: + 44 203 355 1240 / e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Runner Bean Tours (Address: Carrer del Carme 44, pral 2ª 08001 / Phone: +34 636 108 776)