The best way to become acquainted with an historic city is on foot. This tour is designed for those guests who prefer to discover Barcelona's Gothic Quarter at their own pace. From the liveliness of the city's most famous promenade, Las Ramblas, to the beauty and majesty of Barcelona's cathedral and its cloisters, your stroll through the Gothic Quarter accompanied by your iPod will be the highlight of your visit to this vibrant and historic city.
-Navigation tools provided: iPod audio player and customized map with suggested itinerary
-Sites included: Rambla Street, Santa Eulalia’s Cathedral, La Boqueria Market, Columbus monument
You’ll receive an audio player and a customized map with a suggested itinerary covering 2.5 hours of walking to the main points of interest. You’re free to visit the city without a schedule or a group to follow. The audio player will be yours for the day, so spend as much or as little time as you like at each venue. Since there are no schedules to keep, have a meal, take a break for refreshments, or spend time shopping whenever you want.
The iPod is a full-stereo media player with provided earpieces that allow you to listen to all the facts and history of this remarkable city while walking at your own pace. Simply consult the customized map to find each location and then go to the indicated number on the player for a detailed description of the site and its history. There are more than 30 points of interest programmed into the player. Follow the suggested route or set out on your own adventure, moving about the city with ease following the detailed map and audio directions.
Your exploration of Barcelona's Gothic Quarter is limited only by your personal wishes. Some of the main points of interest will be the Columbus monument, Rambla Street, La Boqueria Market, Santa Eulalia’s Cathedral, Sant Felip Neri Square, and the Roman walls. From the liveliness of the city's most famous promenade, Las Ramblas, to the beauty and majesty of Barcelona's cathedral and its cloisters, your stroll through the Gothic Quarter accompanied by your iPod will be the highlight of your visit to this vibrant and historic city.
What to Bring:
-You should always take your SeaPass card (provided onboard the ship) and photo identification when in port
-Camera and Euros for shopping.
-Sun protection and sunglasses
-You’ll need to present a photo ID, such as a driver’s license, when picking up your iPod.
What to Wear:
-Strongly recommend wearing light clothing and comfortable walking shoes.
-Respectful attire that covers shoulders and knees should be worn in order to enter the church.
-This is a self-guided tour. The duration of the tour depends on personal preference, according to ship’s scheduled time. Lunch is on your own and is not included.
-Guests are responsible for their own transportation to the starting point and throughout the tour. The details regarding transportation are specifically for those cases in which guests can use the shuttle bus service as a way to reach the WTC, i.e. the starting point of this walking tour.
-Participants should be familiar with iPod technology prior to booking this tour.