Free Spanish Civil War Tour Barcelona

2.5 Hours
2.5 Hours

Free Spanish Civil War Tour Barcelona

  • Join an eye-opening experience where you will gain a deeper understanding of the Spanish Civil War and its impact on Barcelona.
  • See the scars of the conflict that are still visible today as you visit some of Barcelona's most famous landmarks, including La Rambla and the Gran Teatre del Liceu.
  • Learn from knowledgeable and engaging guides who will bring the history of the Spanish Civil War to life and make it accessible to all.
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Tour Features


Catalunya Square


Sant Jaume Square


La Rambla


Gran Teatre del Liceu

Basilica of Santa Maria del Pi

Sant Felip Neri Square

Raval Neighbourhood

Bisbe Street

These are some of the features your tour might include, but please bear in mind that every guide creates their unique itinerary to provide the best possible experience.

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Where does the tour start?
You will receive the full meeting point details and a map after you finalize your booking, in a confirmation email.
Do I have to book my Free Tour?
Yes, it's necessary to book your Free Tour in order to receive the full meeting point details via email on time. This helps ensure an enjoyable experience and good coordination between guides and tour guests. Booking is free, quick, and easy!
Can I contact my guide?
Yes, you will be able to message your guide with any questions that you might have after making a reservation, up until the start of the tour.
Can I make a booking for a larger group?
Maybe! In order to keep the group sizes manageable, each guide sets their own limit of guests per booking and departure. Choose the Free Tour you want to book, select the number of people in your group, and see if there are any departures available that suit your needs.
Are Free Tours really Free?
Yes, with Free Tours, there's no set price; instead, the guides rely on the tips of participants to sustain their livelihoods. By contributing a fair amount that reflects the value you receive from the tour, you not only support the guides but also express your appreciation for their expertise and dedication.

Latest reviews

El guía un lujo. Amable en todo aspecto y muy conocedor de los hechos históricos Altamente recomendable
Fernando Miguel

History buffs and tourists alike will be absolutely captivated by the Free Spanish Civil War Tour in Barcelona. This unique tour transports you back in time to one of the most significant periods in Spain's modern history (1936-39), during which the nation was torn apart by a conflict that left deep and lasting scars. Barcelona played a pivotal role in the Spanish Civil War, and as you explore the city's storied streets, you will uncover the tales of bravery, tragedy, and hope that unfolded on the streets. Led by expert local guides, this tour promises to be an engaging, educational, and objective exploration of the events that shaped Barcelona during this tumultuous time.

During the tour, you will visit iconic landmarks that bear the marks of the Spanish Civil War, providing a poignant reminder of the city's turbulent past. Explore the hauntingly beautiful Sant Felip Neri Square, a site that still bears the scars of bombings, and wander through the vibrant neighborhood of El Raval, where the spirit of resistance and the echoes of battle still linger. As you discover the riveting stories of communists, fascists, anarchists, the courageous international brigades who traveled from all corners of the globe to join the fight, and the influential roles of individuals like George Orwell, you'll gain a profound understanding of the diverse factions vying for control of the city and the lasting impact of their struggle.

Your expert guide will ensure that you not only visit the key sites associated with the Spanish Civil War but also learn about the broader historical context in an engaging and accessible way. As you delve into the complexities of the conflict, you will come to appreciate the courage and determination of the people who fought for their beliefs and the sacrifices they made for the city they loved. The Free Spanish Civil War Tour in Barcelona is an unforgettable journey into the past, offering a unique and illuminating perspective on this crucial period in Spanish history. Don't miss the chance to join this fascinating tour and gain a deeper understanding of Barcelona's remarkable heritage.

Free Tour - What Does it Mean?

The tours are solely tips based so you can decide to contribute as much or as little as you feel the experience was worth.

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