Guided Walking Tour in Barcelona
Embark on an utterly captivating 2-hour walking tour that will take you through the charming Villa de Gracia neighborhood nestled in the bustling city of Barcelona. Your expedition kicks off at the historic Mercat de l’Abaceria Central, where you’ll have the opportunity to completely immerse yourself in the lively and effervescent atmosphere that envelops this iconic locale.
Price / 29 USD
You can pay online
English & Spanish
Monday to Friday
11:00 / 17:00 hrs
Included / excluded
2-hour guided walking tour
Local professional guide
List of recommendations for Barcelona and Gracia
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks
Discover the alluring Vila de Gracia neighborhood in Barcelona during this delightful 2-hour walking expedition. Immerse yourself in the area’s abundant history, dynamic culture, and striking architecture as we embark on a voyage through its concealed treasures and iconic landmarks.
Our exploration commences at the Mercat de l’Abaceria Central, a genuine gem from the late 19th century. Transport yourself to a bygone era as you meander through this bustling market, a community fixture since 1887. Behold the awe-inspiring iron framework and absorb the lively atmosphere, while locals carry out their daily routines, selecting fresh produce, and engaging in spirited conversations.
From there, our path leads us to the vibrant Plaça de la Revolució, a lively square that holds a significant historical place within the neighborhood. Learn about its function as a focal point for social and political movements, and pause to appreciate the striking sculptures and exquisite fountain that grace the square.
While strolling along the charming Carrer de Verdi, you’ll be captivated by its animated ambiance and diverse array of shops, boutiques, and cafes. Feel the heartbeat of the neighborhood as you absorb the vibrant vitality and observe the locals in their daily pursuits.
Subsequently, we reach the enchanting Plaça del Diamant, renowned for its literary importance and serving as inspiration for the renowned Catalan writer Mercè Rodoreda’s novel “The Time of the Doves.” Allow your imagination to roam free as you explore this atmospheric square, where history intertwines with imagination, and the very essence of Barcelona springs to life.
Continuing our expedition, we arrive at the bustling Plaza del Sol, a favored gathering spot and social nucleus in Vila de Gracia. Marvel at the vivacious street art that adorns the walls, and relish the joyful ambiance as you mingle with both locals and fellow travelers.
Our tour concludes at the splendid Casa Vicens, an architectural jewel and one of Antoni Gaudí’s early masterpieces. Admire the intricate intricacies, vibrant hues, and distinctive design elements that render this edifice a testament to Gaudí’s brilliance. Acquire insights into the architectural methods and inspirations that sculpted this extraordinary structure, marking the dawn of the modernist movement in Barcelona.
As we bid adieu, you’ll carry not only cherished memories of this splendid tour but also a deeper reverence for the opulent history, dynamic culture, and architectural marvels that define the Vila de Gracia neighborhood.
Right in front of Hotel Casa Fuster.
This tour will take place rain or shine.