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Runner Bean Tours Barcelona

Placa Reial, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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The Dark History Night Walking Tour in Barcelona
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US$18.89*
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Barcelona Gothic Quarter Family and Kids’ Small-Group Walking Tour
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We are a Spanish-Irish couple who started this project in 2010, offering FREE TOURS in Barcelona as well as other WALKING TOURS, inspired by our passion and love for everything with Barcelona’s name on it. As we became more popular over the years, we expanded our team to other like-minded locals. We are all professional guides ready to welcome you, share our knowledge and help you discover Barcelona in a fun and friendly manner. You will only find Runner Bean Tours in Barcelona. Recommended by Rick Steves, Lonely Planet, Rough Guides, Frommers… Hope to see you here soon! The Runner Bean Team.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Placa Reial, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Alexandra made the last 2000 years of Barcelona history come to life in a way that appeals to all levels of interest. Will be taking more tours with Runner Bean!

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Barcelona is crazy for their home-grown architect Gaudi, so we went on this tour of the exteriors of 4 of his buildings. Our guide, Miguel was excellent, with lots of inside info about the projects and personalities involved. While I wasn't crazy about the architecture,...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lisa was a fun and knowledgeable guide. The tour was well structure, combining the sites with the layers and layers of Catalan history.

Thank Andrew C
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Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Runner Bean Tours Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Andrew, Lisa's a real gem - thanks so much for sharing your thoughts of her Gothic Quarter tour. We hope to see you again soon for another tour :) All the best, Alexandra

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Me and my girlfriend attended the Gothic quarter, Gaudi and gruesome night tours. They were all delivered very well; informative, fun and customer catered. Highly recommended!

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Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Runner Bean Tours Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Paul, Thanks a million for your 5* review of 3 of our tours :) Lovely to meet you both the other evening on my Dark Past tour and we hope you had a great time in Barcelona! All the best, Alexandra

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our guide Lisa was an experienced, professional, knowledgeable, well prepared guide! We had a great tour to Palau Guell, Casa Battlio, Casa Mila ( La Pedrera) and Sagrada Familia. We enjoyed it very much, highly recommend her and runner bean tour! Emel -Canada

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Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Runner Bean Tours Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Emel, Lisa will be delighted to read your comments - thnaks a million for taking the time to review our tours :) We hope to see you again soon for another! All the best, Alexandra

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our Australian guide ?Jared was fantastic. Very knowledgeable and entertaining. Lots of great tips for restaurants, went above and beyond. Totally loved it.

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Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Runner Bean Tours Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi there, We enjoyed your review for our wonderful Jarrod - so glad you took so much form his tour :) Thanks a lot for supporting a small local business! All the best, Alexandra

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our guide, Jarrod, was fantastic. He was excellent at transmitting both historical facts and legends, in a captivating and accessible way. Great introduction to the history of Barcelona and Catalunya. I highly recommend!

Thank Jess B
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Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Runner Bean Tours Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Jess, Thanks a million for your review and warm recommendation! Hope you had a great time in Barcelona :) Alexandra

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a great tour one of the best I've been to thanks to Jarrod our guide, who not only made the tour fascinating, and fun , he was clear and thorough with all his information and kept my attention the whole tour, was recommended by...More

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Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Runner Bean Tours Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi there, We loved reading your 5* review and are so glad you enjoyed every aspect of Jarrod's tour. We especially like the fact you were already recommended by a family member, and enjoyed it as much! Thanks for sharing! Alexandra

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We did the free Runner Bean tour with Rachel as our guide April 15, 2018. She was energetic & knowledgeable and made the walk very interesting. Started with Guadi’s first public work - two helmeted lampposts - in Placa Reial, then to Palau Guell a...More

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Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Runner Bean Tours Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Kendall, A massive thanks from Raquel and us all here at Runner Bean Tours! Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts on Trip Advisor for others to see and we love how much you appreciated the wonderful Gaudí! We hope to see...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Booked the Gaudí tour online before we went to Barcelona after finding reviews on here. There were 3 of us , myself husband and teenage daughter and we were within a group of 20. We met at 11am and were greeted by our guide Raquel...More

Thank Joy W
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Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Runner Bean Tours Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Joy, What a wonderful review of Raquel's tour. She's a terrific guide with a real depth of knowledge and I'm so glad you enjoyed discovering Gaudí with her! Thanks for sharing in details your experience on Trip Advisor, reviews like yours mean a lot...More

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cjdunn10
8 April 2018|
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Response from Sputrip | Property representative |
Each tour is very different and takes place in different parts of the old city. The Gothic Quarter tour covers the history and traditions of Barcelona while discovering the highlights of the area. It runs twice a day, once... More
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T F
11 March 2018|
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Response from teacher60 | Reviewed this property |
The tours were excellent. We gave the guide 20 euros for the two of us.
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AndyP1998
6 March 2018|
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Response from Sputrip | Property representative |
It is a bit tight but you can make it if there are no delays at arrivals. It is only a few minutes walk from the Columbus Monument to Plaça Reial (the meeting point for this tour) but you have to take into account the... More
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