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The Dark History Night Walking Tour in Barcelona

Highlights
  • See a different side of Barcelona on a dark history tour
  • Discover information about the city that few tourists ever hear
  • Avoid the daytime heat during an evening tour
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The Dark History Night Walking Tour in Barcelona
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The Dark History Night Walking Tour in Barcelona
US$18.85
Overview
See a different side of Barcelona during an evening walking tour that reveals the city’s dark history: a great way to avoid scorching daytime temperatures and see landmarks illuminated at night. In a small group limited to 15 people, you’ll discover lesser-known stories about medieval torture and public executions and explore at twilight—indisputably the most atmospheric time of day.
What to Expect

Your tour begins at a designated meeting point in central Barcelona: the time of meeting depends on when twilight falls on the city. Here, you’ll greet your guide and embark on a walking tour that reveals the darker side of Barcelona’s history.

As you admire landmarks such as the Arc de Triomf outside of Parc de la Ciutadella, you’ll listen to tales of the city during its darkest days. As you explore the Gothic Quarter, you’ll discover little-known information such as how the Spanish Inquisition affected Barcelona and get acquainted with ancient legends that few tourists ever unearth.

The tour concludes at a central Barcelona location.

Reviews (35)
1 - 5 of 21 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Loved it!

Our guide was Jessi and she was fantastic. The tour was great ... help get our bearings on our first night and some fab tales/history/folklore. It lashed it with rain .... but it all added to the atmosphere!More

Thank Tanya28
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Runner Bean Tours: Kids & Family Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Tanya, Delighted you enjoyed discovering the darker side of Spain and Barcelona with our lovely Jessi - a huge thanks for the 5* review :) Please note that this is the listing for our Kids & Family Walking Tour. The night tour is not...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dark but brightly lit. Brilliant.

Tour guide spectacular. Worth every cent. The streets are amazing, incredible clean (spotless), well lit and every tiny lane well marked. The history and information just wonderful, easy walking at a reasonably leisurely pace just as the city is opening up for the evening. Some...More

Thank 9591michellep
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Runner Bean Tours: Kids & Family Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Michelle, We absolutely loved your review of our Dark Past Night tour - thanks a million for joining us and for taking the time to share your experience. Please note that this is the listing for our Kids & Family Walking Tour. The night...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Brilliant

We booked a tour for last Saturday night, not only was the tour informative but very entertaining. Our tour guide Ross should be on the stage! Really glad we booked, one of the highlights of our trip!More

Thank Robbie B
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Runner Bean Tours: Kids & Family Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Robbie, So glad you enjoyed the Dark Past Night Walking Tour with Ross. Thanks a million for taking your time to share your experience here. Please note that this is the listing for our Kids & Family Walking Tour. The night tour is not...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile
Excellent tour

Was in Barcelona for a couple of nights and went on this tour on my own. It was excellent the guide Ali was brilliant and funny - would highly recommend if you get chance to do it you will learn so much about the city's...More

1  Thank emma12387069
Sputrip, Owner at Runner Bean Tours: Kids & Family Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Emma, Glad you enjoyed the Dark Past Night Walking Tour with Ali. Thanks a million for taking your time to share your experience here. Please note that this is the listing for our Kids & Family Walking Tour. The night tour is not recommended...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Interesting and Entertaining!

Enjoyed this tour immensely. Ali kept everyone in the group engaged in the tour and discussions. We had two teenage boys with us and they learned more about Spanish history in one evening than they would have gotten out of a semester at school. Ali...More

1  Thank Laurie S
Sputrip, Owner at Runner Bean Tours: Kids & Family Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Hi Laurie, Thank you for the review. I am glad you enjoyed the night tour with Ali. This is the listing for our Kids & Family Walking Tour, not for the Dark past Night Walking Tour. It would be great if you could move it...More

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Katherine L
16 August 2018|
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Response from Sputrip | Property representative |
The Magic Fountain is in Montjüic, very far from where this tour takes place. Please bear in mind that this is not a sightseeing tour but a history walk to learn about the darker side of the history of the city (Spanish... More
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21 June 2018|
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The tour lasts for 2 hours approximately. We start at Arc de Triomf and end at El Born CC (Plaça Comercial).
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marshallmonica
16 June 2018|
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Sorry for the delay. Unfortunately, TripAdvisor didn't send us a notification. I will contact them immediately so they can fix this problem. Regarding your question, jet lag affects in different ways to different people... More
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