- 3 hrs
- Plaza Nova
- Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Saint Eulalia
- El Call
- El Born
- La Boqueria
- Las Ramblas
Where do we meet? Where does the tour end?
Do we enter the Boqueria Mercado on this tour?
As an introduction tour, you will not visit the interior of the market on this tour. If you'd like to enter for a more immersive market experience, we recommend the Barcelona Food Tour.
Will this tour enter the Barcelona Cathedral?
Is this tour walking-intensive and/or wheelchair accessible?
A native of Barcelona, Biel has a degree in Art History from the University of Barcelona, where he wrote his thesis on Catalan artists. He is active in the Barcelona art scene, and as a Catalan, he has tremendous knowledge of the region's history and culture.
Santiago (Santi) has a PhD in Art History, focusing on Barcelona's cathedral during the Baroque period to 19th century. He is widely published in Spanish and Catalan in a broad range of academic periodicals, and has taught classes at University of Barcelona on Renaissance and Baroque art history, Spanish painting, urbanism and architecture. He previously provided guided tours of several of Gaudí’s buildings, such as the Palau Güell and Güell Pavilions, as well as Modernista walking tours. In addition to teaching and writing, Santi worked as a researcher for a well-known antiques dealer in Barcelona, specializing in old drawings and prints. Passionate about art history and architecture, Santi recently published a book about his research work in Barcelona’s cathedral through history.
Bernat is a native Catalan architect who specializes in the preservation and rehabilitation of old houses and buildings. He obtained his degree at the Barcelona School of Architecture and was an exchange student at the University of Texas. Possessing a deep understanding of architecture and the cultural forces that drive it, Bernat is a true native and lover of Barcelona and her built environment. He recently restored a 19th century textile factory built by Gustavino's Company in Vilassar de Dalt, and is now working on a project for a residential building in the historic center of Mataró.
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