The Cathedral of the Sea: Guided Tour
City tours

The Cathedral of the Sea: Guided Tour

Free cancellation
Language: English , Spanish
Availability: Sunday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 2 hours 30 minutes
Do this because
  • Enjoy a tour based on a great novel
  • Explore the actual locations from an exciting novel
  • Live what the characters lived
  • Learn about one of the most symbolic monuments in Barcelona
What to expect

Through this literary tour you will relive the stories of this exciting novel through its different locations; places that after almost 700 years are revisited from a different perspective whilst admiring Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter. This is a unique opportunity to learn more, not only about the characters but also about one of the most symbolic monuments of Barcelona, Santa Maria del Mar, the pinnacle of Catalan Gothic art.

From the top of the Collserola Mountain, on the old Roman road that connected the northern city of Ampurias with Tarragona, located in the south. Bernat discovered for the first time the freedom and the immensity of the sea! “He has never imagined something that has no end.”

14th Century: the city of Barcelona was a prosperous city and had expanded towards the shore. The humble fishermen decided to build, out of their own pocket and effort, the greatest temple that had ever existed: Santa Maria del Mar.

Itinerary: Plaça Nova, Bisbe street, Sant Jaume Square, Pl. del Rei, Pl. del Blat, Pl. de la Llana,Argenteria street, Canvis Vells, Consolat de Mar, Pla de Palau, Vidrera, Montcada, and Santa Maria del Mar.

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What's included
  • Guided visit (English and Spanish)

Carrer dels Sombrerers, 2, 08003 Barcelona, Spain

Meeting point:
  • Starting point: Santa Maria del Mar square
  • Finishing Point: Plaça Nova (Joan Brossa Barcino letters)
  • The guide will have a red umbrella for easy identification
What to remember

This tour is accessible to people in wheelchairs but with some limitations or difficulty. Access available from a step about 2 inches high, a ramp with a moderate incline, gates with sufficient widths, an elevator for up-to 5 people, and adapted hygienic services. Sometimes you will have to seek assistance from other people. Points worth noting: Capilla del Santísimo en Santa Maria del Mar - access with step / Roman Temple at Paradís Street - not accessible, but you can see it properly from outside / Medieval Synagogue: not accessible.

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  • Every Sunday at 10:00am bilingual english/spanish
  • Block Out Dates: January 1 & 6, December 24, 25, 26 & 31
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ICONO serveis Culturals
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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