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El Born Tours

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El Born
One of the oldest neighborhoods in Barcelona is also one of the trendiest. El Born features character-rich streets lined with tapas bars, quaint bistros, and artsy clubs that give this area a bohemian vibe. Its proximity to many of Barcelona’s top attractions, such as Las Ramblas and the Gothic Quarter, make El Born an ideal place to stay.
Address: El Born, Barcelona 08003, Spain

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Professional Photography Walking Tour in Barcelona

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Professional Photography Walking Tour in Barcelona

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Barcelona's unparalleled beauty is perfectly captured by a professional photographer. On this Barcelona photo shoot, travel with a photographer guide to parts of the city that are super photogenic—and only known by locals, so you won't have to jockey against crowds for the perfect shot. As you go, your guide shares stories and insight into the sights that you pass.
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  • 2 hours
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$47.35
$59.19
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Walking tour in Barcelona, with wine and tapas

Walking tour in Barcelona, with wine and tapas

If you wish to know Barcelona with a local, knowing the best place (not tipically touristic) but special and unique, you will love this tour. The guide has perfect knowns about those shops, restaurants and place you should not miss. Also you will love to taste Spanish tapas and beer or wine in the best places in town. Definitely a tour to remember.
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  • 3 hours
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$100.89
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Child friendly Barcelona tour and photo session

Child friendly Barcelona tour and photo session

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You will walk around Barcelona’s most beautiful spots with a local professional photographer to capture the lively moments of your family on vacation. I will compile your family holiday photo album and show you around. We will do a photo walk through hidden spots of Barcelona’s old town, enjoy the architecture, pop some soap bubbles in the park, snack on fresh fruit from the local farmers market, dip our toes in the Mediterranean sea, count the mandarines on a mandarin tree. Together we will learn interesting things about Barcelona’s history and culture, and see and do many more things for both little travellers and parents to enjoy. And I will take lively pictures of you while we explore Barcelona together. This is a way to have a fun child friendly experience with a local and receive a professional holiday photo album to remember your Barcelona adventure. Within 3 days you receive a gallery of 70 (minimum) pictures, all retouched and in high resolution.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Barcelona Private Photo Tour

Barcelona Private Photo Tour

Come explore the enchanting streets of Barcelona with Aperture Tours. Follow along with your private professional photographer-guide as you explore the captivating angles and sights as well as new sites you will not soon forget. All the while, you will demystify the complexities of your camera and learn you how to capture the perfect shot.
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  • 3 hours
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$132.88
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Gamified Discovery Walk: The Secrets of Barcelona's Old Town

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Gamified Discovery Walk: The Secrets of Barcelona's Old Town

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Combine the thrill of a scavenger hunt with the intrigue of a tour by solving clues on your phone. In your team of two to five people, find the answers to discover secret and lesser known locations in the Gothic Quarter. See the sights a different way using our web application to navigate the short route. Take a break at a café before getting back on the trail.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$26.11
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Private Lifestyle Photoshoot in Barcelona

Private Lifestyle Photoshoot in Barcelona

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This is a private PhotoShoot route experience around some of Barcelona's most beautiful spots. THE PICTURES: The pictures we will take won't be the ordinary "touristy pictures". I try to put an eye on details that defines the streets of barcelona and create lifestyle photographies where you will be the main protagonist. No complicated poses, I'll try to look for a comfortable and natural feel. This is a private session ( no mixed groups ) perfect for solo travellers, couples or friends who want a personalised memory of their trip or fresh new content for social media.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Introduction to Spanish wine with the Sommelier

Introduction to Spanish wine with the Sommelier

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Enter a gourmet wine shop in the heart of fascinating Born district and be accompanied by your sommelier through an amazing tasting experience. You will discover the finest Spanish food and wines. Discover the world of Spanish wines in this great experience in Barcelona. Enter a gourmet wine shop in the heart of this fascinating city and learn about local wines. Be accompanied by your sommelier through an amazing tasting experience. You will discover the finest Catalan food and wines while learning curiosities. Taste 5 local fine wines paired with local delicacies.
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  • 2 hours
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$47.05
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Tapas bike tour

Tapas bike tour

What is tapas? What does this word really means? We will tell you, and also take you to the local bars, which are not visited by tourists, in each of the four districts of the old city. In addition to the traditional flavours of typical Spanish snacks, you will be awaited by stories about what has been happening for centuries in the place where you stop snacking.
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  • 3 hours
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$106.30
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Picasso Tour in English or Spanish

Picasso Tour in English or Spanish

This is a tour with an Expert that Will allow you to discover one of the most important paintors from the XX Century.
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  • 3 hours
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Barcelona Paella Cooking Workshop with a Professional Chef & Lunch

Barcelona Paella Cooking Workshop with a Professional Chef & Lunch

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Learn to make three Spanish dishes including paella during this half-day cooking class that includes wine and cava. Cook alongside a professional chef and sharpen your skills while learning tricks and techniques from selecting rice to preparing seafood. Make three courses including Gazpacho, Carpaccio and paella then sit down with your fellow travelers for wine and a meal.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Barcelona in a Day: Sagrada Família, Casa Milà & Cathedral Rooftop

Barcelona in a Day: Sagrada Família, Casa Milà & Cathedral Rooftop

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Experience the best of Barcelona in a single day. Tour Gaudí’s fantastical cathedral, La Sagrada Família; admire art nouveau architecture on the Passeig de Gracia; and skip the line with access to Casa Milá and take in stunning rooftop views. Explore Barrio Gotíc, La Rambla, the old Jewish Quarter, and more. End your tour with a 1-hour coastal cruise and a welcome drink on board the sailboat. 
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  • 7 hours
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Barcelona Instagram Tour around the Old City

Barcelona Instagram Tour around the Old City

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Walk Barcelona's oldest streets with your local experts, learn about its past and present and get those perfect shots along the way! We'll meet in Barcelona's oldest neighborhood to learn a little about each other and introduce everyone to the experience. After that, our discovery of the city begins! We'll start at Plaza Real, then we'll make our way through the highlights and the more hidden spots of the Gothic Quarter. After this we'll walk over to El Born, where we'll see some of our favorite little streets and Santa Maria del Mar. Next, we'll move on to Ciutadella Park and we'll end the walk at Arc de Triomf. For each spot we visit, we'll be providing you with our tips on how to take the best pictures for Instagram and your social media. We 'll also give you our tips and tricks to make your photos stand out!
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  • 2 hours
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Private Barcelona Old Town Walking Tour with Expert Local Guide

Private Barcelona Old Town Walking Tour with Expert Local Guide

Take a look at the Barcelona’s ancient Romans on this private walking tour of Old Town. Explore the beautiful landmarks of Barcelona like the Arco de Triunfo and the sprawling Ciutdella Park before diving into the Gothic Quarter. Explore Born Market, ancient Roman walls and some of the lesser-known places. This private tour was designed to be an eye-opening learning experience. • Explore the streets of Barcelona during a private walking tour • Enjoy the beauty of landmarks like the Arco de Triunfo and the sprawling Ciutdella Park • Get inspired by the beauty of winding alleys and charming streets of Barcelona's Gothic Quarter Admire Gothic Quarter • Explore the landmarks like Roman walls and the Barcelona Cathedral • Get familiar with Barcelona's fascinating history
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  • 3 hours
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$129.00
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Skip-the-line Art Tour to Picasso Museum with Private Expert Guide in Barcelona

Skip-the-line Art Tour to Picasso Museum with Private Expert Guide in Barcelona

Dive into artistic culture and heritage of Barcelona with a private guide. Enjoy a custom private tour of El Born and the Picasso museum. You will walk through the streets which inspired the famous paintings and see the apartments where he stayed with his family when they came to Barcelona. ● See Barcelona through the eyes of Picasso ● Private guide will open a lot of interesting facts of every place ● Get free admission to Picasso Museum ● Save time and avoid crowds with a skip-the-line admission ticket to the Picasso Museum ● Find out the details about the scandal where Picasso was involved ● Take in the bohemian places of Barcelona
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$230.00
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Mediterranean Cuisine Experience in Barcelona

Mediterranean Cuisine Experience in Barcelona

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Experience Barcelona’s El Born neighborhood on a 4-hour food tour. Begin with a trip through Santa Caterina Market, picking out fresh ingredients such as jamón ibérico, Manchego cheese, and olive oil. Then head to your cooking class in the heart of the city and learn the secrets behind these local ingredients as you prepare a meal with a chef. Taste as you go and enjoy servings of cava and wine with lunch.
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  • 5 hours
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$103.88
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Welcome in Barcelona!

Welcome in Barcelona!

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During our tour, you will hear about the most important events in the history of Barcelona. I will tell you stories and legends, which in time turned into beliefs and traditions celebrated to this day!
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  • 3 hours
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Modernist route through Barcelona

Modernist route through Barcelona

Are you a lover of architecture? Well, on this tour of the most popular architecture in Barcelona, we are going to discover the most famous facades, we are going to stroll through the historic neighborhoods of the capital. Do you want to immerse yourself in the origins of Barcelona city?
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  • 3 hours
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Visit Barcelona Kickstart Tour (Tips & Tricks included)

Visit Barcelona Kickstart Tour (Tips & Tricks included)

Barcelona kickstart tour with the locals is an amazing tour to know about the hidden things of Barcelona. You can avoid the tourist crowds and discover the architecture and take a cool city vibe like the locals. Many attractions are there in this amazing city like the Moll d'Espanya the heart of the harbor of the city. Then comes the El Born district you can walk through the hip neighborhood and can visit the must-see cultural center and many more to see. The main highlights of the city are- ✔Amazed by the city with your favorite local ✔It is a personalized tour with you and your guide only. ✔Learn the history and get all your answers from the locals ✔Discover the real Barcelona in a nutshell ✔Discover the beautiful Gothic church the Santa Maria del Mar ✔Wander across this lively square the Placa Reial and discover one of Gaudi's first artworks ✔Roam around the bustling markets and city landmarks Our guide will describe each detail of the city. This tour will flourish your memory.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Barcelona Highlights & Hidden Gems Private Tour with a Local Expert

Barcelona Highlights & Hidden Gems Private Tour with a Local Expert

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If you want to see Barcelona’s most impressive landmarks, but also discover some of the city’s less-visited sights, this is the tour for you. Enjoy the undivided attention of a private guide, as you stroll down Las Ramblas, explore the medieval quarter of El Born, and visit the seafront neighborhood of Barceloneta. Along the way, admire landmarks like Santa Maria del Mar and Palau de Musica, see early Gaudi works such as Palau Güell and the lamp posts of Placa Reia; and sample traditional churros.
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  • 3 hours
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$49.85
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Barcelona Private 4-Hour Guided Tour

Barcelona Private 4-Hour Guided Tour

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Marvel over La Sagrada Familia, stroll down colorful Las Ramblas and take in the views from Montjuic hill on this 4-hour city tour. Your private tour can be tailored to suit your interests, so you can take in modernist wonders like Casa Batlló and Casa Mila, peek into the shops along glamorous Passeig de Gracia, or explore Barcelona’s Olympic park.
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  • 4 hours
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Tastes and Traditions of Barcelona Day Food Tour

Tastes and Traditions of Barcelona Day Food Tour

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Get a taste for Barcelona like a true local thanks to this food tour covering the city’s El Born and Barceloneta areas. Shop like a resident for cured meats and cheeses during a visit to the bustling Santa Caterina Market, enjoy tastings at more than a dozen authentic Catalan establishments, and dig into a home-cooked lunch of 'Paella' prepared at one of Barcelona's oldest restaurants.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$107.50
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Private Walking Tour in El Born District Barcelona

Private Walking Tour in El Born District Barcelona

El Born is one of the most fascinating areas of our city: its ancient medieval neighbourhoods are full of history and magic corners, less affected by mass tourism. In this tour with a personal guide you will visit its most emblematic places, such as the marvellous Gothic church of Santa Maria del Mar, Born Market archaeological site where the Barcelona of the beginning of XVIII is still preserved, and the astonishing modernist architecture of the Palace of Catalan Music.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$59.35
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Barcelona Historic Walking Tour & Food Experience

Barcelona Historic Walking Tour & Food Experience

Discover Spanish food & Barcelona history. As we venture through narrow back alleys & historic squares, we’ll learn about Barcelona from Roman times to the medieval golden era. With 3 stops in distinct restaurants we’ll also show you the broad variety of tapas! After meeting in the Roman heart of the city it is time to build up your appetite! We will start our history walk through the oldest part of Barcelona: the Gothic Quarter. Our first stop is a traditional pinchos bar: snacks connected by cocktail stick to a slice of bread. Afterwards we´ll pass through the medieval center: El Born. Learn about craftsmen & rich merchants of that time who left an impressive legacy with their palaces & the Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar. Our next tapas bar is known for its regionality - all the food comes from local fields & farms. We will try a variety of elaborated & high quality tapas. After a desert stop you´ll have seen the old town of the city while having tried out a range of local food.
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  • 3 hours
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Private Tour - Gaudí & Barcelona Legends

Private Tour - Gaudí & Barcelona Legends

Immerse with us into captivating legends from the past that can be seen everywhere in the city once you know them. Understand how architects like Gaudí were inspired by them and left a lasting impact on Barcelona. Why is there a dragon on the roof top? Why was a bat decisive in a battle? Where is the House of Bones? What´s the legend behind the Catalan flag? How to put this into the context of the current independence movement? During the two-hours walk we will make the connection from medieval Catalan history and legends to what inspired Gaudí and other architects when designing the residential buildings along the grand boulevard of Passeig de Gracia. From street pavement to lamp posts – all have a story that we want to tell you! If you love history brought to life by passionate storytellers and you want to enjoy the intimacy of a small group then this is your experience. After these two hours you will discover details you have not noticed before. See the city with different eyes!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$43.92
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$43.92
Price varies by group size
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