In the company of an expert guide, you will be able to explore the enchanting streets of the Gothic Quarter, one of the main neighborhoods in the Ciutat Vella (the old town), in other words, the beating heart of Barcelona. This tour will enable you to learn more about the city's history and you will be visiting one of the most beautiful and famous examples of Catalan modernism, the Palau Güell. This is a comprehensive tour which starts by covering the city's extraordinary architecture and includes the region's gastronomic culture which will round off the tour with the chance to sample some delicious tapas.
What's included in the tour
A guided tour around the Gothic Quarter + Palau Güell, + Gaudí's buildings;
A bilingual tour: English & Spanish (Italian is available for private tours);
Entry to Palau Güell + and a guided tour of the building;
A tapas tasting;
Duration of the tour: from 12:15 to 15:15
The Tour is available on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays;
Cost: Adults €43.00, children from 0-3 are free of charge and children from 4-9 years are charged at €37.00;
Fill out the form on this page to book your Tour of the Gothic Quarter + Palau Güell.
Why you should choose to see the city with a guide
In order to get the best out of the time you have available and to explore the city fully in a fun manner, having an expert guide at your side is always going to be the ideal solution. A guide will take you to places that you would never have imagined to discover the city's hidden gems and they will share with you every detail about the Catalan capital's history and culture. All this will make every visitor's trip all the more special and particularly enjoyable. In addition to this, the narrow busy streets in the historic center of Barcelona need to be familiar in order to get around quickly. Your tour will be completely unique and will become one of the most unforgettable and enjoyable moments of your visit to this magical city.
What does the Tour offer?
The Tour of the Gothic Quarter and Palau Güell offers a guided tour in the city center which lasts around three hours. An expert bilingual guide, (English & Spanish speaking) will accompany you through the narrow streets of the Gothic Quarter describing all the interesting details about the neighborhood and its history. The famous pedestrian street of Las Ramblas is the first stop on the tour and from there, you will carry on to admire the stunning Plaça Reial and then continue to Sant Jaume to visit what was the seat of government in medieval times. The next stop will be the wonderful Basilica of Santa María del Pi, one of the city's most precious architectural Gothic buildings with its beautiful stonework. As you continue further along Las Ramblas, you will have a chance to admire the stunning mosaic by Joan Miró and then you will arrive at the Palau Güell. Included in the tour is the opportunity to visit the interior of the Palau Güell with your guide. This is one of the first major works by the famous modernist architect, Antoni Gaudí. The delightful end to this tour, or perhaps we should describe it as the delicious finish to the tour will be the chance to sample some traditional tapas at the restaurant in the Liceu, (the Opera house).
An Adult ticket for the Tour of the Gothic Quarter and Palau Güell costs €43.00. Children aged 4 - 9 years pay a reduced fee of €37.00. Children under the age of 4 are not charged but, it is important to indicate their attendance on the booking form. The price of the tickets includes: a guided tour of the Gothic Quarter, entry and a guided tour of the Palau Güell and tasting of different types of tapas at the restaurant in the Liceu.
The Tour of the Gothic Quarter and Palau Güell is relatively new, having only been introduced since March 2018. The Tour starts from 12:15 in Las Ramblas on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. We would remind you that this kind of tour is only available in English and Spanish. You can make your booking of the tour through Barcellona.shop in the section dedicated to the sale of tickets online by clicking on: buy Entry Tickets to Palau Güell or you can choose to visit this attraction under your own steam.
How to book
In order to make a booking for the tour, you can just fill out the simple form that you will find on this web page. Indicate your preferred date and the number of people who will be coming. Then just proceed to make your payment with a credit card of via PayPal. Once payment has been effected, you will receive an email with all the necessary details about the tour. Attached to the email will be the entry tickets which you will need to print off and take with you on the day of your tour. It couldn't be easier to organize your cultural visit to Barcelona. In order to see the wide selection of possibilities that are available to you, just visit our pages: Tours in Barcelona Tour of the surrounding area. You can make your stay really special with just a few clicks of the mouse!