Nothing captures the spirit of life in Barcelona quite like wandering through the streets, checking out the flea markets and city squares that contribute to the cities busy public life. With such a large city, it’s definitely better to choose an area that you’d like to see and pick a tour based on that. There are a few local operators offering a fantastic and informative free walking tour. We recommend Runner Bean Tours for a good free walking tour.
One free walking tour that the company offers is the Gothic Free Walking Tour. Promising a leisurely stroll to unearth the secrets behind the stones of the medieval quarter. From Romans and Saints to warriors and kings, this mix of imposing basilicas, charming squares and narrow streets won’t fail to impress. The tour manages to fit a good range of sights into 2 and a half hours, including the Place Reial, the Placa del Pi, the Jewish Quarter, Cathedral Cloister, Place Sant Felip Neri, the Roman City and much more. The tour manages to be informative but also entertaining, and the time flies by in the Spanish sun. Have a look at their website to find out a bit more about their free walking tour!