What To Expect
Bring your imagination into reality on this once-in-a-lifetime to be transported into the setting of a book! Walk through a labyrinth of mysteries and surprises that blur the boundaries of reality, time and place as told in the literary masterpiece The Shadow of the Wind.
Set in Barcelona after the Spanish Civil War, the story follows the adventures of Daniel, a boy who finds consolation from the death of his mother in a book called The Shadow of the Wind by the author Julian Carax. One night, he is approached by a man who reminds him of a character in the book, someone who turns out to be the devil. He embarks on a journey that explores obsession, love, and the dark and dangerous places that mania can lead you to.
Now, you have the chance to join him in his journey as fiction and reality merge in this one-of-a-kind tour! Walk the streets of Barcelona and visit the sites where the events in the story took place, such as Santa Ana Street, the arch of the Theater, the King's Square, Las Ramblas, the Saint Felipe Neri square and Montcada street. Be whisked away to the fictional sites in the story like the Cemetery of Forgotten Books and the Hospice of Santa Lucia with the aid of a rich commentary by our tour guide.
2.5-hour narrated walking tour of the places in Barcelona that appear in the Shadow of the Wind book
Beautiful landmarks that not only hold significance to the book, but to the history and culture of Barcelona as well
Sightings of fictional locations such as the Cemetery of Forgotten Books and the Sempere and Sons bookshop where Daniel lived.
Bilingual tour guide
Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Meals and drinks
Tips and gratuities
Children 7 years old and below are free of charge.
We recommend that you wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes.
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