The Dark Past
Night Walking Tour
A twilight wander around El Born following the shadows of medieval punishments, past spirits and the infamous Spanish Inquisition.
Please note that, although a couple of the city's legends might be included, this is not a Ghost Tour but an historical night tour based on the darker side of Barcelona's history
- Dark legends of the city
- Medieval punishments and tortures
- The Spanish Inquisition
- Forgotten cemeteries
- Life as an executioner
All this and a lot more on our night walking tour. Enter a world of tortures, public executions and executioners while discovering the darker side of Barcelona.
- March 15th to March 31st:
- Every Wednesday and Saturday at 7pm
- April 1st to October 31st:
- Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at 9pm
- November 1st to November 30th:
- Every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 7pm
- December 1st to December 31st*:
- Every Saturday at 7pm
- January 1st to March 14th:
- No scheduled group tours available
(*) Tours not running 24th, 25th, 26th of December and 1st of January.
- PRE-BOOKING ESSENTIAL
Arc de Triomf (under the monumental arch)
- Arc de Triomf (L1)
- See map
Ends at: Plaça Comercial (at the main entrance of El Born CC)
Pre-booking is essential for this tour.
This is not a paranormal activity or a scary pranks type of tour. It is a walking tour based on Barcelona's legends and actual historical facts.
This tour is not recommended for children younger than 14.
Numbers are limited to 15 people per tour so it is recommended to book early.
This tour is only available in English.
Scheduled tour (price per person)€16
Private tour (price per group)€170
Cancellation policy:If you cancel a tour 72 hours before the scheduled time you will be refunded your full payment. Payments are not refundable for tours cancelled less than 72 hours before the start of the tour.
In the case of heavy rain the tour will run as usual so please bring suitable rain gear.
Tour available only on dates marked in green