The Other Side of Barcelona: El Raval & Urban Vibes

The Other Side of Barcelona: El Raval & Urban Vibes

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  • Discover the hidden local spots in El Raval
  • Take in the Authentic Local Culture
  • Go Off-the-Beaten Track with your Favourite Local
  • Listen to unusual stories about Barcelona’s past
  • Try a local drink and the BEST Pintxo in Barcelona
  • Private tour: only you & your private guide

You will meet here: Gran Teatre del Liceu, La Rambla, Barcelona, Spain

What you can expect

Thinking about Gaudi, paellas, and beaches? Yes, Barcelona’s all about that, but it has much more to offer! Step away from the main roads and fall in love with the true local atmosphere and its unique charm.

Wander through the hippest streets around the El Raval area and stop by cool spots known only by locals. Discover the Catalonian lifestyle while enjoying a cold drink, a delicious Pintxo and a fun chat with your favorite private guide.

You'll get a chance to see plenty of interesting spots like Hospital de la Santa Creu, the place of Gaudi’s unusual death. And with your host's amazing storytelling skills, you will relieve the artist's career and tragic end.
Discover many more dark secrets from Barcelona, straight from the local source!

All you have to do is follow the lead of a friendly local as they take you through narrow streets that end at MACBA. This lively area of contemporary art, skaters, graffiti and street arts is perfect to absorb the local vibes of Barcelona.

Besides the beautiful sights, this experience offers tasty local treats. Try delicious pintxos and local drinks at a cool bar while you listen to more stories from your private guide.

Want to change any part of your private tour? Just let your host know - this tour can be 100% personalized for you and your friends! The awesome locals can’t wait to show you their favorite corners of the city! All of them love Barcelona and know all about the next hip spots in town. Want to meet them? Check out their profiles and find out more about their passions.


This is the plan

Meeting point
Central meeting point at Metro Station Liceu
Stop 1
El Raval - Plaça de Sant Agusti. Learn all about the Catalan-Spanish conflicts and the history of the El Raval district
Stop 2
The old hospital; a local parc with a touch of Gaudi's personal history
Stop 3
Carrer Joaquim Costa, also known as the former home of "the Vampire of Raval". Get to know all about this local story from your private guide
Stop 4
Discover the best places in Barcelona where it's all about contemporary art: MACBA & CCCB
Stop 5
Visit a local vintage store and an old book shop in San Antoni
Stop 6
Taste delicious pinxtos in a lively street in Poble Sec. The locals' favourite place for relaxing get-togethers!
Stop 7
Forget la Rambla, visit Rambla del Raval! Experience peaceful, multicultural and hip vibes at this local square in El Raval.
Stop 8
Climb up the stairs for a secret viewing point and see the full city from up high!
Final Stop
Gran theatre del Liceu - one of the best theaters in Barcelona

Feel free to personalize this offer with the host of your choice

Off the beaten track details

Type
Private Off the beaten track
Mode of transport
Walking tour
Duration
3 hours
Nr. of guests
1 - 8 persons
Meeting point
Gran Teatre del Liceu, La Rambla, Barcelona, Spain
Guest pick-up
no
Confirmation
instant confirmation
Cancellation
  • checkFree cancellation up to 14 days before experience date
  • closeNo refunds within 14 days of experience date

What's included
checkPrivate guide
check1 Pinxto per person
check1 alcoholic & non alcoholic drinks

about Withlocals Originals

  • Experience the heart
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  • With the host of
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  • Private. Affordable.
    And 100% You.

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How it works:

  1. 1 Choose the theme of your tour.
  2. 2 Pick your favorite local as your private guide.
  3. 3 Let your guide personalize anything you like.

Done

Now you can enjoy the true heart of the city in the most personal and unique way.