Free Walking Tours Barcelona
Showing you the best of Barcelona since 2010
OUR WALKING TOURS AND PRIVATE TOURS IN BARCELONA
GOTHIC QUARTER FREE WALKING TOUR
A sightseeing stroll around the narrow streets and charming squares of the Barri Gòtic unveiling 2,000 years of Barcelona’s history.
Old Roman city
Charming narrow streets
Jewish Quarter / El Call
Barcelona’s Cathedral cloister
Medieval king’s square
GAUDI FREE TOUR
An introduction to Gaudí’s modernisme and his most famous buildings in the Eixample ending at his unfinished basilica.
Palau Güell (exterior)
Block of Discord
Casa Batlló (exterior)
Passeig de Gràcia
La Pedrera (exterior)
Sagrada Familia (exterior)
THE DARK PAST NIGHT TOUR
FIXED PRICE TOUR
A historical twilight walk around El Born following the footsteps of the Spanish Inquisition, medieval punishments and executioners.
The Spanish Inquisition
Methods of execution
Legends of Barcelona
Executioner of the city
History of cemeteries
KIDS & FAMILY GOTHIC TOUR
A fun activity in Barcelona for all the family filled with stories, songs, games and very special visits to local establishments.
Medieval Gothic Quarter
Candy making shop
Government buildings square
Activities for children
THE GAUDI EXPERIENCE
A skip-the-line sightseeing tour that includes three of the architect’s masterpieces in Barcelona. A must for Catalan Modernism and Art lovers.
Casa Batlló (exterior)
Block of discord
Passeig de Gràcia
Idelfons Cerdà’s Eixample
Casa Milà (interior)
Sagrada Familia (interior)
GOTHIC QUARTER & PICASSO MUSEUM
A tour of the medieval Barri Gòtic, Ramblas and a guided visit to the Picasso Museum. The complete old city experience.
Old Roman City
A SMALL FAMILY-RUN COMPANY
Hi, this is Gorka & Ann-Marie here, a Spanish-Irish couple who started this walking tour project in 2010 inspired by our passion and love for everything with Barcelona’s name on it. We have since teamed with other like-minded guides to help you discover our fabulous city in a fun and friendly manner.
We try to offer some of the best walking tours in Barcelona and only in here as we feel it is important not to lose touch with your city and your people.
Welcome to Barcelona. We really wish you a great time here!
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WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY
Amazing Barcelona Walking Tours
“Thank Runner Bean tours for the great experience and memories they gave: these guys are just amazing, very knowledgeable, well organized and super passionate about their work.”
The guides are Fun and Knowledgeable
“We went on three tours provided by Runner Bean Tours; the Gothic Quarter Tour (with Gorka), the Dark Past Night Tour (with Lowri) and the Gaudi Tour (with Miguel) and all three were absolutely brilliant. Our guides were all very knowledgeable and showed us all the sights and answered every question we had.”
Fantastic. Highly Recommended for Families
“We did 2 private tours and both were just fantastic, a Modernisme tour with Ann Marie and a streets tour with Tati and our 4 children loved both. It really made Barcelona come alive for them and we learnt so much about the history and the art that we would have otherwise have missed.”
Interesting and Fun Tour
“Miguel was just right. He was informative, light-hearted and joked along with us with his excellent English. He made the tour entertaining and he was flexible in what we wanted to do. Highly recommended.”
A must do in Barcelona!
“The 11:00 free walking tour Barcelona of the Gothic Quarter was amazingly informative and no amount of research of mine could have compared to the constant flow of interesting narration by Gorka. It is a must do!”
What a fabulous experience!!!
“We did the tour with Marc today. He was enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and friendly. We were enchanted by tales of Gaudi. It is the best tour you’ll have in Barcelona.”
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“I like Runner Bean Tours. Run by Gorka, Ann-Marie and a handful of local guides. They offer 2.5-hour, English-only walks covering the Old City and Gaudí”
“The Gothic Quarter Free Walking Tour by Runner Bean Tours was another treat. Our guide led us on a cheerful foray into the narrow, winding alleys of Barcelona’s oldest neighborhoods, including the Jewish Quarter and the ancient Roman City, while helping us to spot the historical gems that would have gone unnoticed without her”
“It’s wise to book ahead as tour numbers are limited. Check the website for departure times and to book a spot”
“Spanish-Irish couple Gorka and Ann-Marie, along with their team of passionate, well-versed guides offer free tours (donations accepted)”
“Surprisingly good free tours are offered daily by Runner Bean Tours on two itineraries: the Gothic Quarter and a tour of Gaudí’s greatest hits”
“Time to look around. Runner Bean Tours has a free daily walking tour around the winding alleys of the Gothic Quarter”
“Follow the great man’s vision via Runner Bean Tours, which offers a free walking tour (guides are paid by donations) departing daily”
“Founded by a Spanish-Irish couple in 2010, Runner Bean Tours has expanded to a team of enthusiastic guides. Gaudí and the Gothic Quarter are the themes of their two free walking tours Barcelona”