- Anyone who wants to discover more about the Barcelona of ancient times should consider taking a Gothic Tour which will let you dive head first into the cultural and architectural significance of this area.
When you join a Gothic Tour you will get the chance to wander the winding streets and alleyways of the old Jewish district of Barcelona. You can follow how this city would have developed from Roman times until the present and this walking tour can accommodate up to 30 participants. The tour lasts for two and a half hours and you will be led by a professional guide who will take you to the center of the old town of Barcelona which has seen some 2,000 years of fascinating history.
During the tour you will get to learn about the period of the Roman settlement that stretched from Barcino to Barcelona and made it a powerhouse across all of the Mediterranean. You will get to see the stones of the Gothic Quarter and the fabulous Gothic churches in this part of Barcelona that are encircled by winding alleys that lead to delightful squares.
The tour will allow you to enjoy the local Catalan traditions and festivals as you experience how locals live and work in the city, and how it has evolved over the years. All in all, if you are looking for an interesting and engaging introduction to the history, culture and traditions of Barcelona then a Gothic Tour is just the ticket.