Essence of berlin

Barcelona's Charming El Born neighbourhood - Private Live Virtual Experience

Discover Barcelona's most trendy neighbourhood, in this virtual tour of El Born. Our local guide will show you the best that the area has to offer - all from the comfort of your home.

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1 Hours
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From €89
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Description

Explore the rich history of the El Born neighborhood as you wander through the gorgeous streets of Barcelona. Your guide will explain local life as you meander past cultural highlights, such as the palatial concert house, Palau de la Música Catalana, with its finely detailed sculptures and the vibrant Santa Catarina market. Stroll along Montcada Street, lined with medieval mansions, one of which houses the museum to Barcelona’s favourite adopted son, Pablo Picasso. And if that isn't enough, you'll also get to see the stunning Basilica Santa Maria del Mar and a former jousting venue, Passeig del Born.

This is a private live virtual tour. Our professional, local guide will be showing you Barcelona’s most fascinating sights in real time, directly from the streets of Barcelona. You will be connected via video call and you can then explore the city together. With your experienced guide you will see more than just the Barcelona of today, you’ll also get a glimpse back in time because each tour is complemented with an excellent selection of multimedia. You will be shown historic photographs and videos to help with explanations, stories and the historical context of Barcelona's incredible and turbulent past. You can’t get any closer to history without a time machine!

The entire tour is designed to be as interactive as you desire. You can ask questions, you can request to go back and look at something again, you have all the freedom and participation of a private walking tour, all from the comfort of your own home.

The video calling software used for the tour is called Zoom. You will need to have it downloaded on your laptop, tablet or cellphone – with a connection to speakers or headphones – in order to participate in the tour. Also, remember to keep an eye on the time difference when choosing a time for your private virtual experience, as all times stated are in Barcelona time!

What's included

  • Professional local English speaking tour guide
  • Private virtual live tour via Zoom app
  • Gratuities

Itinerary

Palau de la Música Catalana

Admire the beautiful Catalan concert house, which has been on the List of UNESCO World Cultural Heritage since 1997.

1

Mercat Santa Catarina

Popular with both tourists and locals, your guide will show you the city's most iconic food market, with it's unique, wavy roof & colorful mosaics.

2

Pablo Picasso Museum

The Pablo Picasso museum first opened to the public in 1963, becoming the first museum dedicated to Picasso's work and the only one created during the artist's lifetime.

3

Basilica Santa Maria del Mar

Built between 1329 and 1383, this Basilica is an outstanding example of Catalan Gothic architecture, and a must see for anyone visiting Barcelona.

4

Fossar de los Moreres

This iconic plaza was built over a cemetery where defenders of the city were buried following the Siege of Barcelona at the end of the War of the Spanish Succession in 1714.

Passeig del Born

Learn about Passeig del Born, once a medieval venue that hosted tournaments and jousting matches.

Important Information

Our tours run between 8:00AM and 7:00PM Barcelona time.

After booking your experience, please send us an email to let us know what time you would like for it to start. For bigger group bookings of over 15 persons please contact us directly for a price quote.

The video calling software used for the tour is called Zoom. You will need to have it downloaded on your laptop, tablet or cellphone – with a connection to speakers or headphones – in order to participate in the tour.

Also, remember to keep an eye on the time difference when choosing a time for your private virtual experience, as all times stated are in Barcelona time!

If booking less than 48 hours in advance, please check availability with us first, by sending an email to info@essenceofberlin.com. Our office hours are 9:00AM-5:00PM on the weekdays and 9:00AM-2:00PM on the weekends.

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