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Barcelona Guide Bureau

Picasso & The Gothic Quarter - Walking Tour

a cruise excursion in Barcelona

Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes
Languages: EN
  • Local prices from local partners
  • Timely return to your cruise ship
  • Cruise friendly cancellation policy

The tour will end at Plaça Sant Jaume in the Gothic Quarter. It is a 2 minute walk to La Rambla, so you can stay and wonder around or return to Plaça Catalunya. Our guide will give you all the orientations you may need.
The Picasso Museum and the surrounding Gothic and Ribera quarters are testimony to the close tie between the artist and this city. With this tour you will discover the bond between Picasso and Barcelona, as well as enjoy the Gothic Quarter's charming corners and squares hidden away down ancient narrow streets.

Façade of the Cathedral: The Gothic Cathedral was started in the 13th Century and finished 6 centuries later. We'll also show you the remains of the Roman Wall at Plaça Ramon Berenguer

Picasso Museum (45 minutes guided visit + free time): Skip the line and be inspired by the first steps of Pablo Picasso as an artist. The Museum is key to understand the development of this young artist into a genious from 1887 to 1901. You will find his full unfolding up to the Blue Period, an important representation of works from 1917, the series of Las Meninas (1957) and a comprehensive print collection. Housed in 5 medieval palaces and inaugurated in 1963 at the expressed wish of the artist, the museum has a collection of 4,200 pieces of art.
Plaça del Rei (King’s Square): a medieval marvel with the Tower of King Martí, 5 floors high which was built in 1555; Santa Àgata’s chapel (15th Century) and the Saló del Tinell (1359-1362). It is said that the Catholic monarchs, Ferdinand and Isabela, received Columbus here on his return from America.

Plaça Sant Jaume: Historically, the city’s two major Roman roads crossed here: the Cardo and the Decumanus. This square is the centre of the city’s political activity with the City Hall facing the Palau de la Generalitat, the seat of the Autonomous Catalan Government.
The tour will end at Plaça Sant Jaume in the Gothic Quarter. It is a 2 minute walk to La Rambla, so you can stay and wonder around or return to Plaça Catalunya. Our guide will give you all the orientations you may need.

Why this excursion?

  • Skip the line to visit the Picasso Museum and discover the bond between Picsso and Barcelona.  Come to the core of the city, to where it all started 2000 years ago, enjoy its charming corners and squares hidden away down ancient narrow streets and sense Barcelona’s lifestyle with the help of our expert guide. From the Romans to the present day, the inhabitants have left their imprint on these stones and the story is there for the reading.

Important remarks

  • Daily at 9:00am, except Sunday and Mondray from April 1 
  • Child free up to 12 years old if accompanied by one adult

Included

  • Licensed guide
  • Entrance fee to the Picasso Museum
  • Radio whisper siystem

Not included

  • Meals
  • Pick up and drop off
  • Entrance to other monuments

Start location

Departure from Pla├ža Catalunya, in front of Deutsche Bank & Hotel Olivia Plaza

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Picasso & The Gothic Quarter - Walking Tour

Skip the line to visit the Picasso Museum and discover the bond between Picasso and Barcelona. 

from €29 per person