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El Born Tour - Historic Quarter

Stories of today and the past from El Born district in Barcelona

El Borne is one of Barcelona's most picturesque neighborhoods, with its winding medieval streets and balconies decorated with plants and flowers. The innumerable cozy cafes and the many locals resting in the enchanting little squares give the district a relaxed bohemian atmosphere.


  • Tour in small groups
  • English-speaking and qualified guides
  • The guide is exclusively for you
  • English-speaking tour in the district of El Borne, lasting about two hours
  • Our tour guide is exclusively for your group
  • Small groups: we divide the group from about 12 people
  • You can choose date and time freely
  • Meeting point for the open and private tour: in front of the metro station Jaume I Exit c / Argenteria (exact directions will be provided with the booking confirmation
  • No guidance inside buildings



Free time selection at the Private El Borne Tour

  • You can choose the day and the time of your choice, but we recommend the afternoon, as after the siesta in El Borne life begins again on the streets. Possible start time between 9:00 and 18:00
  • Some places we show are closed Sunday and Monday afternoons, for example the Mercat del Born or the courtyards of the Picasso Museum. A guided tour is possible on Monday afternoons but with restrictions.
  • No guided tour on 25 and 26 December and 1 January
  • Booking the El Borne tour is easy: Enter the number of people or group size in the upper right corner and select the desired date. Then click on "Add to cart"
  • A confirmation of the booking will be sent to you by e-mail. Within 24 hours you will receive the binding booking confirmation.
  • The student rate on the open El Borne tour is valid only with a valid student ID. This must be presented at the beginning of the tour.
  • You can cancel the reservation up to 48 hours before the event for free
  • If canceled later or in case of no-show, no refund will be given

In the approximately 2-2.5 hour tour you will hear stories from the life of medieval Barcelona. El Born was the place of all craftsmen in the Middle Ages, and many streets today are reminiscent of the old shops. Along the way we will see some world-class museums, many vintage and artist shops and unique tapas bars, to which you can also get recommendations.

El Borne-Tour

  • Via Laietana
  • Santa Maria del Mar 
  • Pla de Palau 
  • Passeig del Born
  • Mercat del Born
  • Estacio de Franca
  • Plaça de Marcús 
  • El Mercado Santa Caterina
  • Plaça Sant Agustí Vell
  • Plaça de Sant Pere

Book here your El Borne Tour (private and groups)

  • Private city tour: our city guide is exclusively for you
  • English speaking, 2.5 hours
  • You can choose date and time freely
  • Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the event
Please enter the date and time and select your group size. Children up to 6 years do not count to the group size.
English El Borne-Tour (private and groups)
1-5 people 119.00€
6-10 people 149.00€
11-15 people 199.00€
16-22 people 249.00€
23-30 people 299.00€
31-45 people 399.00€
46-60 people 499.00€

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(incl. 0.00 € one time fee)
Our partner: Tourist Info S.L., 08015 Barcelona, Ronda Sant Pau 47, loc. 1

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