The Dark History Night Walking Tour In Barcelona

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    March 15th to March 31st at 7pm, April 1st to to October 31st at 9pm, November 1st to November 30th at 7pm, December 1st to December 31st  at 7pm
  • Departure Details :
    Central Barcelona
  • Return Details :
    Tour ends at El Born Center Cultural, a lively spot near taxi ranks, public transport and restaurants, only 5-7 minutes away from the starting point.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund


Enjoy a 2- hour night stroll around medieval Barcelona learning about the darker side of the city's history. This is a fun and fascinating walking tour to discover the story of the Spanish Inquisition, methods of execution in Barcelona and some of the legends that surround the neighborhood of El Born. A must to explore this part of the city while learning about its darker secrets.


  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Step back in time on a history tour
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Know More about this tour

The tour starts around twilight so the starting time varies during the year, earlier in the winter (7pm) and later in the summer (9pm). Although some of Barcelona's legends might be included, please note that this is not a Ghost Tour but an historical walk focused on the more gruesome part of the city's past.

These are the themes you will explore during the walking tour:

  • Methods of the Spanish Inquisition
  • Medieval punishments in Barcelona
  • Types of execution in the city
  • Development of cemeteries
  • Public executions in Barcelona
  • Acts of Faith of the Inquisition
  • Barcelona's dark legends
The walk starts from Arc de triomf and it ends at El Born CC, next to a safe area with plenty of restaurants, metro stations and taxi stops. Please ask your guide for directions and recommendations, if needed.

For quality purposes and extra interaction with the guide, the number of participants is limited to 15 per group so it is strongly recommended to book early.

Because of the content, this tour is not recommended for children younger than 14.


  • Professional local guide
  • Small-group walking tour
  • Use of projector for images


  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not recommended for children younger than 14

A maximum of 15 people per group

The tour is not cancelled due to weather conditions so please bring an umbrella if it rains

Wheelchair accessible