What To Expect
The Cathedral of the sea is a literary masterpiece by celebrated author Ildefonso Falcones. Set at the height of the Inquisition in Spain, the story follows the exodus of a serf and his son from their tyrannical feudal lord into Barcelona, where after many obstacles and sufferings they obtain freedom and riches beyond their wildest dreams. Follow in the footsteps of their famed journey on this one-of-a-kind walking tour where fact and fiction collide.
Walk through the sites mentioned by the book and live out your own storybook tale as your imagination comes alive in the city! An expert guide will provide information about medieval Barcelona to heighten your experience. The most iconic places to be seen are the church of Santa Maria del Mar and the Born Quarter, the sites of poignant scenes in the book.
Meeting at Santa Maria del Mar Square
Walk to Collserola Mountain where the character Bernat encountered the vastness of the sea
Walk through the alleys of Gothic Barcelona and the Born Quarter
Visit to the Jewish Quarter where monumental historical events as well as events in the book took place
Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Meals and drinks
Tips and gratuities
This tour is not recommended for children below 15 years old.
We recommend that you wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes.
All our card payments are protected by thawte to give you peace of mind.
2, 4, or 8 hours
3 hours and 30 minutes