- Gothic Quarter
- Plaza Nova
- Gothic Cathedral
- El Call
- El Born
- La Boqueria
- Las Ramblas
- Sagrada Familia
- 6-hour tour with a Ph.D. or MA level expert guide
- Skip-the-line tickets into the Sagrada Familia
For a deeper exploration of Barcelona's architecture try our Gaudi Barcelona Tour. For children, we recommend our shorter Gothic Quarter for Kids tour, which is led by experts specially trained in educating children.
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Dan hails from Sheffield in the north of England yet his passion for Barcelona and all things Catalan took shape from an early age - stemming from a high school exchange visit in 1991. Dan went on to study Hispanic Studies at the University of Cardiff, with special emphasis on Catalan language, history and culture. Following a permanently move to Barcelona in 2002, Dan completed a Masters in Development Cooperation, squeezed in whilst indulging his primary passion of searching out the things that make Barcelona tick – both currently and historically. Dan is a licensed tourist guide of Catalonia.
Tate is an Official Catalan Tourist Guide, researcher and writer, formerly a university professor, who today combines her academic life (congresses, and publications) with touring in Barcelona and Catalunya for visitors interested in cultural heritage. She is currently working on the update of the official guide of the Art Nouveau architecture for the City Council of Barcelona and on another book on "The 50 wonders of Gaudí". Holder of a PhD in Journalism and Communication, as well as a degree in Translation, she has written numerous books and guidebooks on the architecture of the XXth century, specially Gaudí and the Catalan Art Nouveau. Walking along with Tate is both fun and deep, and will give you an unforgettable experience.
Zaida is a Licensed Guide of Catalonia with a rather eclectic background. She initially studied jewellery design before moving into Tourism, has taken a post-graduate course on Picasso organised by the Universitat de Barcelona in the Picasso museum and she studied as well, a Master's degree to become a Sommelier. Zaida it's been a Licensed Tour Guide of Catalonia for the last 10 years, learning and showing the history and architecture of Barcelona. For her a rounded experience can include a vast range of elements, be they architectural and artistic wonders, historical overviews, culinary curiosities, local wine culture, or glimpses of everyday life off the beaten track. As a pure "Barcelonina", passionate and full of energy, she loves sharing Barcelona with people in the most knowledgeable and Mediterranean style.
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