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Runner Bean Tours Barcelona

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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Placa Reial, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
+34 636 10 87 76
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All reviews old city gaudi tour runner beans walking tour gothic quarter ann marie great tour free tour free walking placa reial great introduction gaudi's life sagrada familia highly recommend this tour an excellent guide gaudi buildings interesting information
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Reviewed today via mobile

A very interesting and worthwhile tour. Our tour guide, Jarrod, was very knowledgeable and friendly. Very enjoyable way to get to know the area around Barri Gotic and learn a bit of history.

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Reviewed today via mobile

Our well informed and friendly tour guide Jarrod made this tour wonderful! Thanks again for the fabulous morning

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a short time in Barcelona & this tour was so great! We had what we felt was an insiders view of the city. The history & the beauty of the city was highlighted so well. It was an interactive tour as well. Thank...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Our tour of the Gothic quarter with Ali was a great intro to Barcelona. She was organized and knew about the history of Barcelona. She us through winding maze-like streets and learned about the old Jewish quarter as well as the Church of St Mare...More

Thank ams5252
Reviewed 2 days ago

I really enjoyed the Gaudi tour with Raquel! She knew so much about each of his works, and also had a lot of art knowledge in general, which was obvious when anyone in the group would ask questions about the properties and the things we...More

Thank Amanda7fl
Reviewed 2 days ago

We arranged for a private tour with Maria to see four of the Gaudi masterpieces in hopes of hearing more detail and learning as much as possible. Maria more than delivered, making the tour personal and informative. We ended the day educated and enthusiastic about...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Awesome tour. Informative, fun, interactive... The guide was really passionate and we truly enjoyed it. 5/5

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

Thanks million for your 5* review Jimmy! It was lovely meeting you and your girlfriend yesterday on my tour and I hope you have a fantastic rest of the week in Barcelona! Thanks again, Alexandra

Reviewed 5 days ago

I've done many walking tours across different cities in the past years (generally with Sandemans). I always make this my first activity when travelling as it's such a great way to get an introduction to the city and meet new people. For our trip to...More

Thank Naomi K
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Runner Bean Tours Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Naomi, Thank you :))) A massive thanks from Miguel and I for your wonderful review of our tours! I'll pass your comments onto him who I know will enjoy reading your 5* review as much as I did. So glad you both enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have tried free tours for the first time and I became positively impressed by then. Ana, our guide, was very attentive and knowledgeable, making the Goudi very interesting and giving a whole different perspective about the buildings and Goudi’s life. This tour is totally...More

Thank Marta P
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Runner Bean Tours Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Marta, So glad you enjoyed Ana's tour! Thanks a million for joining us and I'l be sure to pass your comments onto Ana. Hope you had a great time in Barcelona :) Alexandra

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My first time visiting Barcelona and wanted to visit the Gothic Quarter. My wife and I had a wonderful time joining the free walking tour with Runner Bean Tours. Our guide was Lisa and she was awesome. She was very knowledgeable and passionate about the...More

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Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Runner Bean Tours Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi there, We couldn't agree more about Lisa! - she's a real star and I know will love reading your review as much as we did. A massive thanks for taking the time to share you 5* review and supporting our small local business! Hope...More

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this
picturesque neighbourhood is the very heart of
Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days
under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War
with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and
authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be
thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas
brought to life by the many small bars and local
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September 9, 2018|
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Response from Sputrip | Property representative |
Most of our tours are wheelchair accessible. I recommend any of the scheduled or private tours that take place in the old city as we won't need to take the metro on those. You can check all the different options and make... More
Dennis R
May 18, 2018|
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Response from Sputrip | Property representative |
Hi Dennis, The two Free Walking Tours (Gothic Quarter and Gaudí) start at Plaça Reial (don't confuse it with Plaça del Rei) at 11am and at 4.30pm every day. You can make a reservation on our website. TripAdvisor doesn't... More
April 7, 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