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  • The medieval Barcelona of the Ribera neighborhood

    Come to discover the sounds, smells and colours of the medieval Barcelona on the neighborhood of La Ribera, where we will see the majestic Sta. Maria del Mar, discovers the "carasas" of the city, the magic sword of the Vilardell,  why of the name of Argenteria to one of the streets of the neighborhood, what [...] Continue Reading
  • From the gardens of Gràcia to Lesseps: discovering Gràcia

    Gràcia was born in 1626 when the novitiate of the Discalced Carmelites was established in the Convent of Our Lady of Gràcia, popularly known as Els Josepets because the dedication of the order was to San José, and the young novices. This walk starts at "Els Jardinets de Gràcia" and goes to the Plaça Lesseps, [...] Continue Reading
  • Raval II : “Terracotta and ornamental irons”

    The neighborhood of “Raval” is situated in the left side of the Rambles of Barcelona, limited by the Parallel and the Ronda Sant Pau and Sant Antoni, as well as for the street Pelai. The current configuration of the neighbourhood is intimately tied with to the roman domination, that determined the consolidation and new building [...] Continue Reading
  • Poblenou, orchards and factories

    On this route, we suggest you discover how this emblematic Barcelona quarter went from being a site full of orchards to an industrial area that ended up being known as "the Catalan Manchester". Cradle of workers' and trade unionist  movements. Its streets hide more than one story to discover as some of the illustrious graves [...] Continue Reading
  • Modernism 1, “El Quadrat d’OR”

    Today we offer the Vennmónians a tour of the most emblematic and significant modernism architecture in Barcelona. This tour will take place through the so-called "Quadrat d'Or". This tour explore modernism architecture, one of the most prolific artistic movements in the city. What does the price of the activity includes? The tour itinerary (not including [...] Continue Reading
  • Mysteries of Barcelona (I)

    We propose a night out in which to know what happened on Estruch Street, one of the busiest places in the Middle Ages and most unknown today, we will reveal why we named Portal de l'Angel, the mystery of the church of Santa Anna, the energies trapped in the Plaza de St Felip Neri, where [...] Continue Reading
  • Mysteries of Barcelona (II)

    We propose you the second part of mysteries, legends and ghosts of the medieval Barcelona. Will take 1h30min in which we will discover the infernals wells, we will also discover the tale of the bad daughter, will look for the soul of Jordi's Nas, the masonic lodges, where it was situated the Irish medium, the [...] Continue Reading
  • The Jews, the Call from Barcelona

    In medieval Barcelona we find people from all over the world: Occitan, Spanish, French, English, Italian, etc. Most are Christians, but there is an important Jewish community that lives in the “Call”. Their relationships used to be more towards coexistence than to the conflict, however, there were no specific outbreaks of anti-Semitism, which led to [...] Continue Reading
  • Markets of Barcelona (I)

    Please translate in en: 2009 We started with this route a series of visits around the municipal markets of Barcelona to know not only its structure and functioning, but also the families that remain from their origins and the importance of them in the face of changes in society. Today we will visit: Mercat de [...] Continue Reading
  • Portal de l’Angel a medieval path

    Portal de l'Angel a medieval path is a way of rediscovering Barcelona and know why the names of some of the most commercial avenues of the city ... You know why it's called the Portal de l'Angel? So, this route will discover cultural history, and why not? also some mysteries of some of the most [...] Continue Reading
  • Discovering Puig i Cadafalch

    In this cultural route we will review the figure of Josep Puig i Cadafalch, architect of reference of modernism. We will visit its main worl in the Barcelona area: the history of its owners, the symbolism of the facades and enter in several buildings if they are open. Discover Puig i Cadafalch in its purest [...] Continue Reading
  • The wall of the 13th century enclave and mysteries

    The Mysteries of the first medieval wall of Barcelona. Starting from the Plaza de Catalunya we will discover the hermit that found the Moreneta in Montserrat. We will go down the Ramblas, stopping at each of the medieval doors of the 13th century wall and the bridges with which the Riera de Mallá was raffled. [...] Continue Reading
  • The intense scent of the sea: La Barceloneta

    The Barceloneta was all water until the s. XVIII. The land that currently occupies the neighborhood has been created over time, beginning with the construction of a first dam in the s. XIV and the first port in the s. XVII when the island of Mayals was united to the city, where they placed the [...] Continue Reading
  • Paths of slaves

    There are two stages of slaves in Barcelona. One in the Middle Ages, when the slaves meant 10% of the city's population. The other is linked to the commercial activity that was generated with the American colonies at the end of the s. XVIII and in which the figure of "negrer" arose, who captured the [...] Continue Reading
  • Sounds, smells and colors of the medieval Barcelona

    An itinerary that will re-learn our city, take a language immersion and strengthen emotional ties between all participants. We propose a tour of the scents, colors and sounds of medieval Barcelona, a city that tries to schedule an urban rhythm placing the first public clock. Do you want to know where? Discover the Square cabbage [...] Continue Reading
  • Convents, factories and textile printing (Raval I)

    The neighbourhood of “Raval” is situated in the left side of the Rambles of Barcelona, limited by the Parallel and the Ronda Sant Pau and Sant Antoni, as well as for the street Pelai. The current configuration of the neighbourhood is intimately tied with to the roman domination, that determined the consolidation and new building [...] Continue Reading
  • Mysteries, legends and ghosts of Barcelona (IV)

    In this route, we will discover the most unknown history of the city of Barcelona. We will go over this streets by the hand of the ballads and the chronicle of the city, with the writings of Joan Amades or Pellicer to know these illustrate characters even if they are not so well known, they [...] Continue Reading
  • History of Barcelona II

    Exploring the history of Barcelona II   We will leave the historical point from where we left, just at the end of the Muslim occupation in 801 a.C. In this second tour we will talk about how a new country called Catalonia was formed. We will talk about the special role of two women, Ermesenda [...] Continue Reading
  • Mysteries of Barcelona (III)

    We continue to discover the most unknown history of the city of Barcelona, through its mysteries, its legends and its ghosts. On this occasion we will stroll through the neighborhood of La Ribera, where we will discover the House of Loving Souls, the House of Exorcisms, the Pº of the Inquisition, the ghost of the El [...] Continue Reading
  • History of Barcelona (I)

    We propose you a walk in several stages (several days) where you will know the history of Barcelona walking among the different monuments and vestiges that explain it. We will try to follow a chronological thread, but it will not be quite possible since the monuments, of course, are not located in chronological order. Barcelona [...] Continue Reading