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Attractions and Tours near Gothic Quarter

General Information

The Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic) is one of the most popular sites of Barcelona. It has many interesting attractions and because of this, a lot of guided tours are offered in this area. Of course, you can also take a walk and enjoy the Quarter by yourself without a guided tour, but you might miss some interesting facts that only the tours would reveal.

Tourists can choose from different tours which provide general information about the city and Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter, such as Barcelona Gothic Quarter Morning Walking Tour and Old Town and Gothic Quarter in Barcelona: Private Guided Walking Tour. In addition, the tourists that visit The Gothic Quarter can also participate in many special tours, as well. Below are some examples of such tours:

Sant Jordi slaying the Dragon as seen on the streets of Barcelona. The Cathedral in The Gothic Quarter is the best place to visit, in order to get familiar with Barcelona’s history. (Photo by Josep Bracons)


The architectural style in The Gothic Quarter is famous for its uniqueness. It is one of the most enchanting districts and it has the highest concentration of gothic buildings in the world. There are many tours available in The Gothic Quarter that will provide tourists with information on this subject. (Photo by onypoisoning)


  • Bicycle, e-bike and segway tours – These tours have become very popular in Barcelona, especially in The Gothic Quarter. For instance, both Barcelona 5-Neighborhood Guided E-Bike Tour and Barcelona Segway Tour: Barri Gòtic and La Barceloneta pass through The Gothic Quarter and will give any tourist the chance to explore the district. (In case you plan on booking a tour, please note the age restrictions.) Another recommended option is to rent a bicycle and create your own route in order to discover the best of Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter.

Cycling in The Gothic Quarter – One of the recommended ways to get around the district, independently or with a tour guide. (Photo by Richie Diesterheft)


Traditional and authentic dishes – tapas in The Gothic Quarter. (Photo by Maxim B.)


Beside these options, tourists can enjoy traveling by the tourist bus of Barcelona or visit some of the numerous restaurants and pubs of the quarter. Tourists who visit Barcelona Cathedral on Sunday at noon can enjoy an interesting Sardana danc, where they can also join the dancers (for additional information – Gothic Quarter on Sundays and Sundays in Barcelona). Lastly, we can assure you that the district is an attraction suitable for all ages. The streets of The Gothic Quarter are filled with various activities, including street shows provided by street artists, every tourist also having the opportunity to take a stroll through the historical district and admire the impressive sculptures and buildings.

Statues and street painters in the Gothic Quarter

Statues and street artists in The Gothic Quarter – the district is a lively and fascinating place, to suit the tastes of every tourist.

Recommended Attractions and Tours near the Gothic Quarter

Tickets for Palau de la Música Catalana Guided Tour

The Palau de la Música Catalana is a luxurious Catalan Art Nouveau masterpiece. It unites the decorative arts of sculpture, mosaic, stained glass and ironwork to provide an uplifting setting for the concerts that are regularly held there. This guided tour takes you deep into this jewel of Barcelonan Modernism.

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Tickets for Barcelona Museum Pass

You can’t visit Barcelona and not heighten your appreciation of the beautiful. Grab this skip the line ticket and get speedy access to six of the best art museums in the Catalan capital for the price of three. The Museu Picasso of Barcelona, Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (MNAC), Fundació Joan Miró, The Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB), Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA), and the Fundació Antoni Tàpies. After purchase this ticket is valid for a total of 12 months.

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Barcelona Guided Walking Tour

Discover the exuberance and beauty of Barcelona on a 4.5-hour morning tour of this exquisite Catalan city. Perfect for first-time visitors, this tour is the ideal introduction to Barcelona’s famous sights, including a sightseeing tour from the coach of Passeig de Gracia street where you will see all of Gaudi‘s famous buildings, the Olympic Village (Vila Olimpica) and the beautiful Montjuic mountain. Enjoy a cable car ride, visit the Spanish Village (Poble Espanyol) and finish this experience with a walking tour through Barcelona’s old city centre.

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Barcelona Gothic Quarter Morning Walking Tour

Spend a morning taking a guided walk through Barcelona’s fascinating Gothic Quarter. It’s a great way to find your way around Barcelona and become familiar with the famous Gothic Quarter and its lively bars, tapas restaurants and trendy boutiques.

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Tickets for The Gaudí Exhibition Center

The Gaudí Exhibition Center embraces a collection of unique pieces, objects, and documents by the brilliant universal architect. The exhibition represents one century of international investigation about Gaudí relating to his name, his accomplishments, and his revolutionary way of work.

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Tickets for Tarantos Flamenco Show

Get those castanets clacking and dust off your ruffled skirts, it’s flamenco time! Of course, you don’t have to do it yourself, you can also just sit back and watch. Los Tarantos is the oldest Flamenco tablao in the city, and it’s here, right off La Ramblas, where the new generation of Catalan flamenco inflame the spirit. They’ve been entertaining crowds here since 1963. Grab a ticket and experience the sensual beauty of flamenco!

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