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Spanish Civil War Tour

Las Ramblas and the Gothic Quarter, Barcelona, Spain
+34 663 47 60 09
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One of the best things we did in Barcelona

We had been to Barcelona before and were looking for something to give us a better understanding of... read more

Reviewed today
prettylilly
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Southern California
A walk in the footsteps of George Orwell's Homage to Catalonia

We stayed in Barcelona for a few days before taking a Mediterranean Cruise on the Azamara Quest... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Raeburn-Smith
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Las Ramblas and the Gothic Quarter, Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
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Reviewed today

We had been to Barcelona before and were looking for something to give us a better understanding of the history of the city. Nick Lloyd's tour of Spanish Civil War Barcelona sites did a superb job of conveying events and their meaning to Spain. Although...More

Thank prettylilly
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed in Barcelona for a few days before taking a Mediterranean Cruise on the Azamara Quest. Having stayed in Barcelona several times before, we were looking for something different and this tour in the footsteps of George Orwell was just the ticket. Our guide...More

Thank Raeburn-Smith
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tour was amazing. Catherine brought genuine enthusiasm and scholarship to the tour. She tried to connect each participant's home country to the civil war and was respectful and responsive to questions. Couldn't recommend more highly.

Thank Georgia P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tour was a truly unforgettable experience. Whether you are a WWII, Spanish Civil War or general history buff you will thoroughly enjoy this tour. Mr. Lloyd is an extraordinary teacher who puts on a riveting 4 hour presentation worthy of a BBC miniseries which...More

Thank haber1
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Catherine led our group of 14 (mixed ages, from England, Ireland, and various parts of the U.S.) and not only was the tour enlightening, but it was interesting to spend time with others who have similar interests. We ran over a bit as there was...More

Thank CheeseInBarcelona
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful interactive walking tour, great opportunity to see a different side of Barcelona. A must do for anyone interested in 20th century history and/or radical politics. Our guide Catherine brought along some interesting artifacts and presented the material passionately, her knowledge and enthusiasm shone through....More

Thank William N
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour with Catherine was a highlight of our trip to Barcelona. Catherine was professional, passionate, and above all knowledgable about her subject. She has a historian's command of narrative and really made the social and political history of Barcelona during La Guerra Civil come...More

Thank David L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

excellent, do this. The guide is an expert, you never find the places on your own. Now the tour has genuine artifacts from the civil war.

Thank Philip H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For those who appreciate a "People's History" viewpoint, this is the Barcelona tour to take. Catherine was an excellent guide and teacher leading us through old Barcelona and giving us a feel for the hope of the beginning of resistance to fascism and the anarchist...More

1  Thank rmg15
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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Echoing all of the other reviews, Catherine lead us on a fascinating 5 hour tour showing and teaching us about the Spanish Civil War. She explains the facts using personal narratives written by those who were there. Her passion and knowledge shine throughout the expedition....More

1  Thank Ruthie00500
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Barry T
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Response from Sunnytan31 | Reviewed this property |
Email the guide. He will reply You with the information
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Savtah
13 May 2018|
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Response from rabraun32 | Reviewed this property |
Make sure it reads nick.iberianature
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Anne P
6 May 2018|
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Response from Natasha B | Reviewed this property |
Just email Nick (you can find the address on the website if you google Spanish Civil War tours Barcelona - sorry I can't paste the address here...) and he will get back to you. He's very helpful.
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