Escape the Tourist Traps Old town Tour

Barċellona, Spanja

Esperjenza organizzata minn Aidan

  1. 2.5 sigħat
  2. Immexxija b'dawn il-lingwi: Ingliż

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We will explore the most beautiful neighborhood of Barcelona's old town, 'El Born'. Forget Game of Thrones, this is the real deal! This is an authentic, local neighbourhood which has escaped some of the massive tourist crowds of the city's other Gothic quarter. We will walk through the windy medieval cobbled streets, stopping in beautiful plazas lined with cafés. We will pass one of the best coffee houses in Barcelona, where you can have time to grab a latte or iced coffee to go. We will visit some of Barcelona's most iconic and beautiful buildings, including the phenomenal Music Palace and the gothic church Santa Maria del Mar. We will learn about the city's trials and tribulations: Spanish Inquisition, the Spanish Civil War, the 'Tragic Week', the Siege of Barcelona. We will talk about rebellion, torture, repression, cultural renaissance, royal families. We'll visit a local market where you can purchase cheap and tasty local tapas like 'la bomba' and stuffed croquettes. We will walk through Barcelona's designer's quarter, perfect for taking pretty photos. Finally the tour finishes inside a beautiful public park, the happiest place in Barcelona, where you can unwind on the grass with an ice-cream or beer! By the end you'll have some beautiful photos, some tasty food, and a special insight into what makes Barcelona one of the most iconic and inspiring cities on the planet
We will explore the most beautiful neighborhood of Barcelona's old town, 'El Born'. Forget Game of Thrones, this is the real deal! This is an authentic, local neighbourhood which has escaped some of the massive tourist crowds of the city's other Gothic quarter. We will walk through the windy medieval cobbled streets, stopping in beautiful plazas lined with cafés. We will pass one of the best coffee houses in Barcelona, where you can have time t…

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Iltaqa' ma' Aidan, l-organizzatur tal-esperjenza tiegħek

Organizzatur fuq Airbnb sa mis-sena 2016
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We are a team of professional tour guides that have been working in the tourism sector for 5 years. We have over 500 TripAdvisor 5 Star reviews between us. We have worked giving free walking tours, cycling tours, tapas tours, craft beer tours, graffiti tours, architecture tours.
Our team consists of 3:
Aidan majored in European history and has a Master's degree in psychology. His particular passion is in the field of positive psychology, self-actualization, goal pursuits, life fulfillment.
Paulo is a musician, dancer and writer.
Alessio is a film and music blogger that completed his International MA in Film in Barcelona.

All of us have lived and worked n Barcelona's old town for years. We maintain an information role on social media, updating visitors about current events in the city and promoting Barcelona through art and photography.
We are a team of professional tour guides that have been working in the tourism sector for 5 years. We have over 500 TripAdvisor 5 Star reviews between us. We have worked giving free walking tours, cycling tours, tapas tours, craft beer tours, graffiti tours, architecture tours.
Our team consists of 3:
Aidan majored in European history and has a Master's degree in psychology. His particular passion is in the field of positive psychology, self-actualization, goal pursuits, life fulfillm…
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Fejn se tkun

We will travel through the romantic medieval labyrinth streets of the old town and visit some of Barcelona's most iconic and beautiful landmarks:

Arc of Triumph
Music Palace
Santa Caterina food market
Museum Street
Fashion & Design Quarter
Santa Maria del Mar basilica
Fallen Heroes Remembrance Site
Citadel Park and Waterfall Fountain

On the way we can grab a coffee-to-go at Barcelona's best coffee house, and some cheap tapas in a local market

Rating ta' 4.96/5 minn 367 review.

Samara
Diċembru 2021
This experience was the first thing I booked upon arrival to Barcelona & it was so worth it! Our host, Paulo was very knowledgeable and took care to explain the rich history. I highly recommend this experience, you will not be disappointed!
Julia
Diċembru 2021
Our family loved the tour with Allesio!! He told us so many interesting stories about the city and showed us fascinating places we would not have discovered on our own. This experience truly made the city come alive for us! We highly recommend Allesio and this tour!!
Fili
Diċembru 2021
un tour por El born como debe ser, conociendo la historia, conociendo la cocina local y conociendo los talleres y artesanos locales. es un tour increíble, Paulo hizo un excelente trabajo y disfrutamos mucho el paseo
Kathy
Novembru 2021
Aidan was an excellent tour guide. Animated and passionate with great knowledge about the history of the area. We felt like old friends. He also gave us great recommendations on restaurants. Our best meal of the trip was Bodega La Palma in Born. We highly recommend Aidan.
Brandy
Novembru 2021
Our guide Paulo was very personable and a good story teller. We enjoyed our time exploring the Gothic Quarter with him. Thanks to Paulo's storytelling, our niece and nephews are getting a caga tió this holiday season. I foresee much laughter and delight.
Lahav
Novembru 2021
Paolo is a great tour guide with a lovely personality. The tour was fun, yummy, well-thought, and educational. We enjoyed its organization - where to go, the amount of walking / talking / eating, etc. We've gotten tons of recommendations so I'd suggest to do this tour at the beginning of your trip so that you can enjoy them !

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