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International Women’s Day Tour of Barcelona

Celebrate the female heroes that have shaped Barcelona's history!

ABOUT THE International Women’s Day Tour of Barcelona

From politicians to educators to early feminists, there is no doubt that women have transformed Barcelona into the city it is today. Join us as we explore some of the memorials, locations and statues around town that commemorate these great women.

Our special International Women’s Day Tour celebrates the female heroes who have shaped our history!

Learn about Barcelona's Mayor, Ada Colau - the first female to hold this office. Be inspired by Estefania Carròs i de Mur, who established a secular school for girls in the 15th century. Discover Carmen Karr, a Catalan feminist and journalist in the 19th Century.


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Inclusions & exclusions
What’s included
  • Local English-speaking guide
Additional Information
  • The independent guides who employ us to market their tours have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites & stories mentioned and lasts about 2.5 hours, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group
  • Wheelchair accessible
Meeting point
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Your International Women's Day Tour of Barcelona starts just outside the Jaume I Metro Exit in front of Hotel Suizo


  • Learn about Estefania Carròs i de Mur who fought for women's education in Spain
  • Teatro Liceo - Enriqueta Martí, madames of the time and Opera.
  • Visit the Calle Tallers where the first feminists of Barcelona gathered
  • Discover how women gained access to higher education at the University of Catalonia
  • Listen to the life of Ada Colau the first female Mayor in Barcelona
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