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2 Hours Running Tour in Barcelona with Local Guide

A running tour is a unique and for sure the best way for a runner to discover a city while getting a workout in. On this Sightrunning tour you will pass important landmarks and sights, listen to stories about the history, culture of Barcelona plus many anecdotes. As we are running, we can go to any place in the city without any restrictions including to the hidden ones. A Running Tour is for ever active person with some moderate fitness level. We will run an easy pace and enjoy the city during the best time of the day - the morning hours. On top of it, we will do what we love. Running! Our passion.

per adult from

$38

AUD

Duration

100 to 120 minutes

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  • What's included :
    • Group Running Tour
    • Digital photos with a GoPro camera of your run, send to you after the tour.
    • Insider Tips from a local
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Stop At: Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic), Mediterranean Seafront to Ronda de Sant Pere, Ciutat Vella, 08002 Barcelona Spain

      Starting from the city center we will discover parts of the Gothic Quarter like the roman city walls, a well hidden part of the 1900 years old aqueduct, passing by a hidden square where Antoni Gaudi walked along on his daily walks through Barcelona and where we will see some of the last evidences of the Spanish civil war. Passing the city hall and Catalan government on our way to Plaça Reial, where we will one of Antoni Gaudi's first works.

      Duration: 3 minutes

      Pass By: Las Ramblas, La Rambla, 08002 Barcelona Spain

      We will enjoy running along the famous and at this time empty Las Ramblas during the morning hours. We will run between the two districts of El Raval and the Gothic Quarter and hear about the purpose and meaning of a Rambla before we arrive at the old port, the ex industrial port of Barcelona.

      Stop At: Port Vell (Old Port), Port Vell (Old Port), Barcelona, Catalonia

      We will be welcomed by one of the most famous sailors on a pillar - Christopher Columbus and hear about where he is pointing to with his finger. We will get back to him later on tour. Running over the swing bridge Las Ramblas del Mar, having a great view over the marina on the left and the Montjuic Hill on our right side. You will listen to stories about the biggest change of Barcelona in modern times - and maybe the most important change ever. The game changing Olympic Games of 1992 and how the city was transformed for this event.
      Beside of that, we will run along of some yachts or even mega yachts you will normally expect in Monaco or Cannes.

      Duration: 3 minutes

      Stop At: Barceloneta, Barceloneta, Barcelona, Catalonia

      The heart of Barcelona, the old roman fishermen city, will be always the Mediterranean sea and the beach. Barceloneta is the popular neighbourhood and beach part. Listen to the changes these parts of the city went under from the 18th century until the Olympic Games.

      Duration: 3 minutes

      Pass By: Port Olimpic, Port Olimpic, Barcelona, Catalonia

      Port Olimpic is now famous for the two towers, Frank Gehry's Golden Fish sculpture, the Olympic Village and a vibrant night live. But once it was a part of the old industrial Barcelona.

      Stop At: Parc de la Ciutadella, Passeig de Picasso, 21, 08003 Barcelona Spain

      On our way the park entrance, we will hear about a long war in Europe, that led final to the construction of an huge citadel, to control the city and Catalonia from there. After the destruction of the fortress, a park for the first World Fair in 1888. The park is still a reminder for the continuous efforts of independence from Spain and for their national day, which will celebrated every year on September 11th, the end of the siege of Barcelona. Do you know that Barcelona should be already a famous city in world since the World Fair in 1888? One little word changed history for the city and for another famous capital ... join us to hear the anecdote.

      Duration: 3 minutes

      Pass By: El Born / La Ribera, El Born / La Ribera, Barcelona, Catalonia

      After leaving the park gate, we will entering the for its nightlife popular neighbourhood of El Born. You can notice immediately why they call it the Paris of Barcelona. The architecture, especially of the beautiful modernism market hall is taking us back to the old french capital. El Born is the fishermen neighbourhood.

      Stop At: Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, Placa Santa Maria 1, 08003 Barcelona Spain

      The neighbourhood of El Born is als home of the 14th century Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar church - the most important and peoples church of Barcelona - and a master piece of Catalan architecture. A fascination story of faith and commitment during the golden age of Catalonia is awaiting us here.

      Duration: 3 minutes

      Stop At: Placa del Rei, s/n, 08002 Barcelona Spain

      Running back into the Gothic Quarter our next sop is the kings square. Once home of the king of the crown of Aragon. End of the 15th century, the historical steps to the royal main palace became the meeting point o the famous catholic King Fernando and Queen Isabella with Christopher Columbus after his first journey to the new world. A meeting which went a little different than expected!

      Duration: 3 minutes

      Stop At: Barcelona Cathedral, Pla de la Seu, S/N, 08002 Barcelona Spain

      In the center of the Gothic Quarter we will pass the mighty middle age cathedral of the Holy Cross and Saint Eulalia. Hear the story about the co-patron saint of Barcelona, the young girl Eulalia, and why we say that she is crying when we will have rain during our celebrations during the celebration for our patron saint of Barcelona La Mercè in September.

      Duration: 3 minutes

    • Departure Point :
      Plaça de Catalunya, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
      Departure Time :
      7:00 AM
      Return Detail :
      Returns to original departure point
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Near public transportation
      • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
      • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
      • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
      • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    8

    Organised by Running Tours Barcelona

    Activity ID: V-261413P1

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