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The Dark History Night Walking Tour in Barcelona

  • 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
The Dark History Night Walking Tour in Barcelona
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The Dark History Night Walking Tour in Barcelona
From US$18.89
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.

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1 - 5 of 14 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great tour!

This tour was a great experience. Our tourguide Alexandra was lovely and really fun. She gave us a good (re)-introduction into the topic of the inquisition, but also had information around some old buildings which weren't obvious to know. Loved it.

Thank Gi-Don N
Reviewed 10 December 2017
Great tour, really fun and with a wide appeal

This is the first walking tour we have taken part in and we thought it was really great. Super engaging, enriching and presented in a really fun way. Make sure you book early on in your trip because we got some great tips from our...More

Thank johnathanmdavies
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Runner Bean Tours: Kids & Family Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Hello Jonathan, Delighted you enjoyed the Night tour and we very much hope to see you again for another tour soon :) Thanks a million for sharing :) Alexandra

Reviewed 22 November 2017
Must Do Tour!

Alexandra was an amazing tour guide. She showed genuine interested in everyone on the tour, was full of information, and had a great personality. The theme of the tour was unique and intriguing, and I would recommend this tour to everyone.

Thank kleighfurzer
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Runner Bean Tours: Kids & Family Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Hi K-Leigh, A massive thanks for your lovely review! Really delighted you enjoyed my tour and I hope you both had a wonderful rest of you stay in Barcelona. Thanks again :) Alexandra

Reviewed 29 September 2017
Excellent tour option in Barcelona!! Especially the Dark Past tour...

I took the Dark Past tour the first night I was in Barcelona. My tour guide was Eric and the only complaint I can think of is that he set the bar too high for every other tour I went on!!! I mean, come on,...More

1  Thank fiddledeedeerhett
Reviewed 17 May 2017
Fantastic tours!

We did the Gaudi tour the first afternoon we arrived in Barcelona and it was really worthwhile. The tour was lead by Marc and he was a fantastic guide! We even took the metro and he gave us tips on how to see the rest...More

Thank westcoastgal11
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