Excursion 72/04: Gothic Quarter Walk And City Drive
|A narrated drive through the city showcases Barcelona's highlights, then
explore the old Gothic Quarter on a guided walking tour.
WHAT YOU VISIT
Barri Gotic - Join your guide for a narrated walk through the narrow streets
of the city's old Gothic Quarter. See the Plaza San Jaime, where former
palaces now house Catalonia's autonomous government. View several fine
courtyards, home to such historic buildings as Casa del' Ardacia, the
Historic Archive, and King's Square, site of the former palace of the kings
Cathedral of Barcelona - At the heart of the Barri Gotic lies Barcelona's
600-year-old Gothic cathedral. View the cathedral's three naves, stained
glass windows and exquisite choir screen. The altar holds the marble crypt
of St. Eulalia, to whom the cathedral is dedicated.
WHAT YOU SEE ALONG THE WAY
Board your motorcoach for the narrated drive into the city. You pass the
Columbus Monument, the Olympic Stadium and other sights. After your walking
tour, board your motorcoach for the return drive to the ship.