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Private tour guide Mark

Mark W.

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

OFFICIAL LICENSED GUIDE // SKIP THE LINES. Hi, my name is Mark and I am an official Licensed Guide in Barcelona, Catalonia and Spain.

I was born and raised in this city and my love for this place, washed by the Mediterranean sea, its old stones, culture and architecture, has brought me to my true passion: showing you the city and its surroundings.

As a licensed tour guide, specialized in History, Art and Architecture, I have access to all monuments, including UNESCO World Heritage Sites and the work of Antoni Gaudi, such as the Sagrada Familia or Park Güell. In almost all cases, you'll skip the lines with me.

I am always very flexible and my tours are adapted to shore excursions as well and focus primarily in private tours.

I hold a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy (History) of Art and another Bachelor in Information Science (journalism and marketing) and an MBA (Master in Business Administration). I studied in Barcelona, Japan and in the USA, specifically Washington D. C.

It will be a pleasure to show you Barcelona, its Ramblas, Gothic Quarter, Gaudí. . . and its surroundings, Girona, Dali, Tarragona, Sitges, Costa Brava, Pyrenees. . . In other words: the best of Catalonia, Andorra and Spain! Please do not hesitate to get in touch with me in order to customize my tours posted in ToursByLocals to your needs.

Enjoy your tour in the hands of an expert licensed guide that is passionate about his profession! I am looking forward to Meeting you!

A Recent Review of this guide

Mark was amazing. His depth and breadth of knowledge on not only Gaudi's works but general history and art/architecture was incredible. He kept the tour interesting and entertaining, and his English was impeccable. We highly recommend booking this tour.
Marianne Ioannou

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Credentials

I have been working as a Tour Guide for nearly 14 years.

Here are some of my credentials:

* M.B.A., Master In Business Administration, GWU (Washington D.C.) & UPC (Barcelona)
* Autunomous University of Barcelona, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), P.h.D. ABD in Philosophy of Art, currently ABD, pending thesis
* B.A. in Arts, Philosophy, Autunomous University of Barcelona; specialized in Philosophy of Art
* B. A. in Information Science, A.
University of Barcelona.

* Sommelier studies: INCAVI (2000) and currently Level 2 sommelier at Wine Education Trust based in London, WSET

* Member of AGUICAT (Association of Licensed Guides in Barcelona)

* Member of AELC, Writers in Catalan Language

Restrictions

Any tour can be enhanced with private transport and other services. Flexibility is always a must as an official licensed guide. Just ask!

Guide Requirements for Spain

Private tour guide Mark

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Tours by Mark W.

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Private tour guide Mark

Best of Gaudi Private Tour

Visit the Best Gaudí sites in Barcelona including the Sagrada Familia,...

340 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

4 hours

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Private tour guide Mark

Best of Barcelona Private Tour by Van

A perfect Half Day Private Van Tour to get to know the city!

637 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

4 hours

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Private tour guide Mark

Barcelona Jewish heritage Private Tour

Visit the Jewish Quarter & the oldest documented synagogue in Europe

289 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

3 hours

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Girona and Costa Brava Private Tour by,...

The most gorgeous part of the country in a Private Van!

887 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

8 hours

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Montserrat Private Tour by Van

Private Van Tour to the heart of Catalonia

702 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

5 hours 30 min.

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All Girona Medieval & Jewish Private,...

Explore Girona and its Jewish Quarter in this 6 hours Private Tour,...

744 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

6 hours

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Private tour guide Mark

Gothic Quarter Private Tour

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A voyage in time thorugh ancient Barcelona!

324 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

4 hours

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Best of Barcelona & Catalonia in 2 days!

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Get to know the most important places in Barcelona and Catalonia in,...

1327 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

4 hours

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Private tour guide Mark

Best Tapas Private Tour Barcelona

A great stroll through the Medieval town & Gothic Quarter that connects,...

403 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

3 hours

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Private tour guide Mark

Private Countryside Wine Tour by van

Visit two of the greatest wineries with a licensed guide & wine expert

669 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

5 hours 30 min.

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Private tour guide Mark

Barcelona Wine tasting & Gothic Quarter,...

A Sommelier Winetasting Experience with a Licensed Guide!

344 USD per tour

(max 4 people)

3 hours

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