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Barcelona Mysteries and Legends Tour
Activities in Barcelona

Barcelona Mysteries and Legends Tour

1,014 reviews | 7,121 travellers
Knowing the city through legends and myths help to understand the culture of the place ... this instance more than fulfilled the task ... thank you very much
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Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
US$ 17.40
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
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On this night tour of Barcelona you'll discover the stories and legends which the Catalan city hides in its oldest streets. Ready to uncover some mysteries?

The Gothic Quarter
The Barcelona Cathedral
Stone Tortoise on the Archdeacon's House
Barcelona by night
Plaza de la Constitución
Plaza de Colón

Itinerary

Our tour of the mysteries and legends of Barcelona begins on the junction of streets Fontanella and Estruc. On the latter, lived a special wizard and astrologer, as well as being known as the street where the "escurçonera" was sold: a stone which supposedly cured various illnesses. Who was the wizard of Estruc? What exactly was the 'miracle stone' made of? We'll reveal the answers to these riddles on our tour of this spooky area of Barcelona, just around the corner from Plaza de Cataluña.

Our night tour then continues, making its way into the Gothic quarter, where we'll learn of the story of the Santa Eulalia underground river, whose origins stretch back to Roman Barcelona. Then we'll seamlessly head over to the Archdeacon's House - the outside of which bears a strange stone tortoise. This highly symbolic figure providing the inspiration for another fascinating legend...

Next to the Archdeacon's House is the Barcelona Cathedral, where we'll pay special attention to its gargoyles, each one having an incredible history behind it, which of course we'll reveal on our tour. Then with our heads bursting with mysteries and ghosts around every corner, we'll end the tour back where it began.

Private Tour

If you would like you can also take a private tour of Barcelona. In this case, you will be part of a small group where you can take the tour into the corners of the city which interest you most, accompanied by a guide and nobody other than your partner, family, or friends.

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Price

Adults Children under 14
English language tour
US$ 17.40
Free

English language tour

  • Adults

    US$ 17.40
  • Children under 14

    Free

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

Alcoholic drinks are not available.

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Duration

1 hour 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

Included

English speaking guide, expert in the legends of Barcelona

When to book?

You can book up until 18 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible. This must be indicated in the reservation.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

No single-use plastics are used.

The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.

The activity helps vulnerable groups.

No printing of documentation required.

Promotes local employment.

Has a gender equality policy.

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Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 17.40
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

On the corner of Fontanella and Estruc streets