Barcelona is a city full of interesting places to visit (historical architecture, parks, monuments, beaches …) and, therefore, there are different routes so you don’t miss a single detail. With the arrival of Christmas, Turismo de Barcelona has created a new route so that everyone can enjoy the attractions that the city offers visitors during this time of year.
This is the Barcelona Walking Tour Christmas , a walking route through the city of Barcelona that allows you to discover a large number of Christmas traditions and that, in addition, includes a tasting of nougat, one of the sweets that cannot be missed on the table on these dates . Do you want to know more details about this route?
What is the route?
The itinerary, which will run until December 23, proposes to experience the spirit of Christmas at the hands of professional guides, part of the Barcelona Tourist Information Office , in the Plaza de Catalunya at 6:00 p.m. every day and can be done in both Spanish and English. After going through the city’s central streets, squares and alleys, it ends at La Rambla, right in front of the Palau de Virreina.
During the Barcelona Walking Tour Christmas you can visit emblematic spaces such as the fir tree of the Portal del Ángel; the Santa Llúcia Fair, located on the floor of the Cathedral and which this year reaches its 227th edition; Avinyó street, a typically medieval street that inspired Picasso’s painting the young ladies of Avinyó street; and Petritxol street, par excellence the street of farms and chocolate.
In addition, during the tour you can learn about the figure and history of the stump, be surprised by the lighting of the city, and discover the tradition of the lottery and the caganer.
Visit Christmas in Barcelona for 10 euros
The tour lasts approximately two hours and costs 10 euros (it is free for children). It also includes a visit to the nativity scene in Plaça de Sant Jaume and a nougat tasting.