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history walk

[In]Dependence Movement Tour

history walk

[In]Dependence Movement Tour

3 reviews
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Equipment
Hosted in
English, Spanish
history walk

[In]Dependence Movement Tour

history walk

[In]Dependence Movement Tour

3 reviews
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Equipment
Hosted in
English, Spanish

What you'll do

We will know in depth the Catalan independence movement. We will talk about 2000 years of history, delving into the House of Barcelona and the Crown of Aragon, in order to understand the begining of Catalan culture. We will explain the events of the Spanish War of Succession and what happened in the city on September 11, 1714. Also explaining the Catalan Modernism, which was the basis of the Catalan nationalism. We will explain in depth the events that occurred during the second half of the 19th century and the first of the 20th century, ending with the Spanish Civil War and the rise of the dictator Francisco Franco until the restoration of democracy. We will visit the places and know the history of the events since 2014 to this days, we will talk about the events of September 20th and 21st (2017) and the October 1st Referendum (2017) that led to the Unilateral Declaration of Independence (DUI). We will explain the role of Defense Committees of the Republic (CDR), Omnium Cultural and Tsunami Democràtic. We will talk about the political prisoners and those who are exiled abroad. We will visit the most important protests and riots spots of Barcelona city after Supreme Court of Spain sentence.

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Your host

Learn more about Gerardo

Gerardo

I have been a citizen of Barcelona for over 18 years, I studied Political Science in Montevideo and am currently studying Sociology in the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, also I am a youth basketball referee. I am passionate about history and love sharing it with others, that's why i have worked as a tour guide for several years and I love doing it. I like to show visitors the perspective of a local, so that they can understand and live the city better. This experience gives me the opportunity to combine these activities with the passion to show the city where I have chosen to live.

What's included

Equipment
PDF with information and recommendations to continue enjoying the city. Also a map with the 31 protected bars and wine…

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Where you'll be

We will visit the historical places to understand the current independence movement. We will visit Plaza Catalunya, the Fossar de les Moreres and the Ciutat Vella district to understand the history and the beginings of the Catalan nationalism. We will visit the spots where the events occurred from 2017 to this days: Plaza Urquinaona, the Supreme Court of Justice, Plaza Sant Jaume and the Parlament de Catalunya.

Availability

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 16 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.
Gerardo
[In]Dependence Movement Tour
3 reviews
From $16/person
3 reviews
From $16/person