Barcelona Old Town Evening Walking Tour

Explore the Gothic Quarter, sample tapas in El Born, and enjoy an outstanding flamenco show!

Travel Flexibly · 3.50h · Barcelona, Spain

Want to experience an unforgettable evening in Barcelona? Join this small group excursion, where you’ll be treated to a fascinating walking tour through the historic Gothic Quarter and trendy neighborhood of El Born. After visiting Barcelona’s famous cathedral, stop by two local bars for a traditional tasting of Mediterranean tapas and pinxtos, paired with delicious drinks. Cap off your evening in an ancient palace to marvel at an extravagant flamenco show.

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  • Taste Basque Pintxos
  • Marvel at the Gothic Quarter​
  • Historic quarter El Born
  • Enjoy authentic Spanish tapas​
  • Try the best Spanish wines​
  • Flamenco show at Palacio Dalmases​

To begin immersing yourself in Barcelona’s Old Town, meet your friendly guide and small group of fellow Flamenco-lovers at your designated meeting point. From here, your local guide will lead you through the captivating streets of the Gothic Quarter and the vibrant corners of El Born, Barcelona’s most trendy neighborhood.

Marvel at the intricate, gothic architecture of the famous Cathedral of Barcelona, followed by a fascinating visit to the Centre Cultural del Born. After working up an appetite from all the exploring, your expert guide will take you to two local bars for traditional tastings of tapas and pinxtos. Of course, pair your mouthwatering, Mediterranean bites with Catalan wine or your favorite beverage.

Finally, cap off a magical evening with one more walk through El Born, before arriving at the Dalmases Palace. Step inside this ancient, 17th century jewel to admire an incredible Flamenco show.

Following the unforgettable performance, your tour will sadly come to an end. Yet, the night is still young in Barcelona— feel free to continue exploring El Born at your leisure!

Barcelona Old Town Evening Walking Tour Description

Your 3.5-hour tour includes:

  • Local, friendly guide

  • Walking tour through Barcelona’s old town

  • See a stunning cathedral

  • Authentic tapas and drinks from 2 local bars

  • Explore trendy neighborhood of El Born

  • Amazing Flamenco show in a medieval palace

  • Small group atmosphere o 17 people maximum

Meet Your Local Guide

Your magical evening in Barcelona begins at your designated meeting point, where your local guide will be waiting to greet you. Once the rest of your intimate group of fellow travelers have arrived, it will be time to immerse yourself in the beauty and mystique of Barcelona’s Old Town. Be sure to bring your camera and your appetite, as you’re in for an evening of jaw-dropping architecture, mouthwatering tapas, and unforgettable entertainment!

Historic Walking Tour

With your expert guide leading the way, wander through the captivating, cobblestone streets of El Born, Barcelona’s trendiest neighborhood. As you walk along the lively Via Laietana, your guide will take you to the breathtaking Cathedral of Barcelona.

Located in Barcelona’s alluring Gothic Quarter, this awe-inspiring cathedral has a rich history, and is considered to be an icon of Catalan gothic architecture. Marvel at the intricate details of the stunning church’s exterior, as your guide explains more about its fascinating past.

Next, step inside the Centre Cultural del Born, where you’ll find the best archaeological site in Barcelona.

Sample Basque Pintxos and Drinks

After all that walking, you’ve surely worked up an appetite! Pop into a local bar, known for their delicious Basque cuisine. Your friendly guide will help you choose some delicious pintxos— traditional small bites that are a staple in the Basque Country, and now also very popular in Barcelona. Cheers with a glass of Spanish wine as you savor your delicious tastings.

Enjoy Authentic Spanish Tapas

Next, continue strolling through the enchanting streets of El Born as your guide leads you to the second bar of the evening. This time, you’ll be devouring traditional Spanish tapas, along with a drink of your choice. Indulge in delicious, Mediterranean cuisine, including tortilla, pan con tomate, patatas bravas, and octopus.

See a Flamenco Show in an Ancient Palace

Walk off your delicious tapas as you stroll through more of El Born, passing by the stunning Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar and Passeig Colon. From here, your guide will lead you to a truly memorable flamenco show.

The outstanding performance will take place in the Dalmases Palace, a beautiful structure from the 17th century which used to be the meeting place of an aristocratic society. Marvel at the majestic, Baroque atmosphere while admiring the unparalleled talent of the performers.

Following the show, your tour will come to end. However, you’re free to continue exploring this vibrant area with your newfound travel buddies!

What you get with this tour
Local, bilingual guide
Fascinating walking tour of the Gothic Quarter
Visit a breathtaking cathedral
Explore the trendy neighborhood of El Born
Authentic tapas and pintxos from two local bars
Wine from each bar
Flamenco show in a medieval palace
Intimate, small group atmosphere
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Frequently Asked Questions

What to bring?

We suggest wearing comfortable shoes, and dressing according to the season

What to bring?

We suggest wearing comfortable shoes, and dressing according to the season

Is this tour run by The Tour Guy?

This tour is operated by one of our trusted and vetted partners in Barcelona

What if I have concerns about my mobility on this tour?

Because this tour involves hours of walking through narrow, cobblestone streets, it may be difficult for anyone with mobility concerns. If you have any doubts about your mobility, we suggest taking a private tour so your needs can be better accommodated

What happens if it rains?

We run our Barcelona walking tours rain or shine. If rainfall is extremely heavy or poses a safety concern, we will inform you and work together on an alternative

Is there any chance my tour might be canceled?

On the rare occasion the tour is canceled, we'll inform you as soon as possible. We will work with you to reschedule your tour when possible or provide a full refund

Is there a dress code to enter the religious sites on this tour?

We ask both men and women to cover knees and shoulders, otherwise the Cathedral might refuse entry and you’ll miss out on a portion of your tour. We understand the summers in Barcelona can be hot, so a great alternative is to bring a shawl/scarf/sweater with you. That way you can cover your knees and shoulders when necessary

Is dinner included in the price of the tour?

While this tour does not include a sit down dinner, tapas, pintxos, and drinks from two different bars are included

What if I have food allergies, intolerances, or other dietary requirements?

Please contact us in advance so we can do our best to accommodate your needs. We will work with our tour partners to provide you with an alternative when possible

How many glasses of wine will I get?

You'll enjoy at least two glasses of wine, one from each of the two bars you visit

Can I bring my kids and do I have to pay for them?

Kids are welcome on this walking tour, and infants 3 and under may join for free. Children aged 4-8 years old pay a discounted fee. Please choose accordingly during the booking

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