Guided Tour: The Rambla and surroundings

The Rambla, before becoming the central artery of Barcelona, and becoming world famous, was only the bed of a stream that flowed before the walls of the city to the sea.
On one side stood the fortified city, and on the other, convents, hospices and markets that did not need the protection of the walls. In the 18th century, the wall was destroyed and the Rambla was born as a broad avenue, urbanized with trees and fountains.
In the nineteenth century, it reached the height of its splendor with the urbanization of the "Plaza Real" and the construction of the "Gran Teatro del Liceo", Barcelona's opera house.

Private Tour Barcelona Ramblas Casa de los paraguas
Going down the Rambla and onto the side streets you will discover, amongst others:

The oldest university in Barcelona, built in 1863 by Elies Rogent.

The Canaletas fountain a landmark and meeting point for Barcelona.

The Casa de la Caritat, formerly a nursing home and orphanage, now home to the Center of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona.

The Moja Palace, a small neoclassical palace, built in 1774 for the Marquis of Moja.

The Vireina Palace, a baroque building, built in 1772, for the viceroy of Peru, Manuel Amat i Junyent.

The Boquería market, opened in 1840, the largest in Catalonia, with over 300 booths, selling local products and amazing exotic products.

The Plaza Real (Royal Square), famous for its terraces, palm trees and night parties...

The Columbus statue at the end of the ramblas.

This tour starts at Plaza Universidad or at Plaza Cataluña and finalizes at the end of the Rambla, near the Columbus statue.
Length: 3h – 3,5h
Rate: monday to friday 240€, week-end and public holidays 260€ (grups of more than 8 pax. consult).
Note: The visit does not include entering the monuments.

To make your reservation for this tour, please fill in the reservation form...

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