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The Spanish Civil War and Franco's Dictatorship Tour

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Duration: 2:30
Provided by Nostos Tours
English  |  10:30 AM
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Overview of the tour in Barcelona

On this free walking tour about the Spanish Civil War in Barcelona tour you will come to understand this incredibly important conflict that lead to a 36-year dictatorship.

We will show you the few scars of this horribly destructive civil war in Barcelona and explain the events and motivations of the many different groups and the politics involved.

Who were fighting in the Spanish Civil War?
How and when did the Spanish Civil War start and end?
What was the role of communist anarchists in Barcelona?

By the end of this free tour, you will know why beautiful Barcelona used to be known as the most explosive and revolutionary city in Europe. Perfect civil war tour in Barcelona for history buffs, students, school groups and colleges.

Why was Franco left in Power after world war 2?
What was life under Franco's dictatorship in Spain like?
How did Francos dictatorship end?
How does Spain deal with the history of the war and dictatorship today?

The complicated history of the Spanish Civil War in Barcelona is made accessible through clear storytelling and with the help of historic images from the period.

Join this tour about the most overlooked war in modern European history!

This activity includes:

  • Barceló Raval
  • Plaça Catalana
  • Plaça de Sant Jaume
  • La Rambla
  • Gran Teatre del Liceu
  • Basílica de Santa Maria del Pi
  • Sant Felip Neri Square
  • Revolutionary Raval Neighborhood
  • Damage from the shooting and bombings
  • Historic Photos
  • Clear explanations

Traveler Reviews about The Spanish Civil War and Franco's Dictatorship Tour

9.3 (Reviews: 47)
  • “Amazing tour by an amazing guide!”
    Reviewed on December 04, 2022
    Thank you Onno, the tour was amazing, really interesting. Although the civil war and dictatorship were not easy to explain, Onno made it very understandable and kept my attention all along! One on the best guide I ever had!
  • “A must do”
    Reviewed on November 30, 2022
    Absolutely fantastic tour. I have done many many walking tours all over the world and Yannis is up there challenging for top tour guide.
    As a George Orwell fan it was great to see the places of interest and hearing Yannis recite some small passages from... read more
  • “Spanish civil war tour”
    Reviewed on November 29, 2022
    Our guide Yannis was a very knowledgeable but accessible provider of information on the facts about how the war unfolded in barcelona. Although two and a half hours long and in inclement weather, the tour whized on as it was truly fascinating. ... read more
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Meeting point

Plaça de Catalunya, behind the water by the "La Deessa" sculpture on google maps.

On arrival

Your guide will be wearing a brightly colored name tag and have a picture folder on Plaça de Catalunya, behind the water by the "La Deessa" sculpture.
Check the Meeting Point, Google Maps, for the exact location.

Free Cancellation

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