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For the first time in Barcelona: discovering the Eixample

Sightseeing tour of the Eixample quarter: from Plaça Catalunya to Sagrada Familia

What's tour about

We invite you to take a walk in the Eixample quarter. You will learn what life was like in Barcelona until the XIX century, how the appearance of Eixample decided the problems of the locals and what awaits the Catalan capital in the future.

The route runs from Plaza Catalunya through Gracia Avenue to the magnificent Gaudi Sagrada Familia Cathedral. You will visit the famous Block of Discord of three great architects and decide which of them is the first. You will learn to read the whole stories that Gaudi has encrypted in his fantastic creations and will meet other architects of the Catalan modern who made Barcelona famous all over the world. On this way, you will learn why Eixample is meant to be the urban utopia and how Catalonia differs from the rest of Spain.

We will also share with you the addresses of the most interesting non-tourist spots in Eixample that undoubtedly deserve your attention: cafes, bars and unique antique shops. So after the tour, you will be able to plan your further acquaintance with the district.

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Plaça de Catalunya

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1 hour

walking pace

3 km

Approximate tour distance

English

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Itinerary

— Plaza Catalunya
— An observation deck for the price of a cup of coffee
— Block of Discord
— Masterpieces of genius by Antoni Gaudi
— The most recognizable cathedral of Barcelona — the Sagrada Familia
— And other Eixample's attractions!

Start at Plaça de Catalunya

The red marker is the starting point of the tour. You will stay within the circle marked on the map throughout the length of the tour.

Author of the tour

Ekaterina Can't imagine my life without traveling!

Do you want to go on self-guided tour?

Don't be dependent on a guide or a group tour

Take a tour at your own convenience: just go to the starting location specified within the description of the tour. You can start and pause the tour at any time should you want to wander off the guided path and explore on your own

You control the tour

Each tour has built-in maps, so there's no chance for you to get lost. Anytime the weather doesn't cooperate, you can take a break in a nearby cafe. We offer 24/7 online support in your language

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Interactive tours are filled with stories from local residents, audio guides, video clips, riddles and augmented reality – you will have a great time!

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Turn your journey into an adventure through secret courtyards and breathtaking views. You can explore the city on your own and take breaks any time.

Popular questions answered

How self-guided tours work?
The app will be your personal guide. With help of GPS the app will guide you along the route, show authentic places and tell stories about it. In some tours you will find simple quizes to get learn about the city like in game.
What is different from a guided tour or guidebook?
Unlike a guided tour, you do not depend on anyone. You can pause or go from the route and stop for an aperol at the bar. This is not just a list of places with descriptions, but a well-prepared route with interactive content that make you to interact with the city.
Do I need the internet?
No, the tour is downloaded to the app and works offline. It stays with you even after you finish it, so you can share your impressions with friends.
When can I start a tour?
The tour can be started at any time after purchase, it remains with you forever
Why is it cheaper than a regular tour?
You pay for the whole tour, not the person. Travel alone or with up to 5 people using up to two phones.

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For the first time in Barcelona: discovering the Eixample
Sightseeing tour of the Eixample quarter: from Plaça Catalunya to Sagrada Familia

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