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Tate C.

Sant Cugat del Vallès, Barcelona, Spain

Hola!! I'm Dr. Tate C. an Official Catalan Tourist Guide, researcher and writer.

Just landed in ToursByLocals! My field is Antoni Gaudí and the Catalan Art Nouveau mouvement, which is the special touch that makes Barcelona such a different city. My scholar research allows you to dig deeper and ask plenty of questions . . .

I know Gaudi's works and life, his Masterpieces and his minor projects. I was born in Reus, his hometown, across the street of Gaudi's father, grand father and great grand father's workshop. I grew up in an art nouveau building surrounded by Gaudi's urban landscape. I was raised up with the same values and traditions as he was. I can understand Gaudi's views, and I like to share them with visitors.

Being a former university professor, today I combine my touring in Barcelona and surroundings, with writing in the media, and also with academic life: congresses, research, and publications. But I am not a boring scholar guide. I will take you to try Tapas, we can explore the every-day life of the city, take amazing family pictures on the seafront. . . And as I love art, culture, travelling, and picture taking, we can share our experiences and I am sure that I will learn lots from you and your country!!

I am a holder of a PhD in Journalism and Communication, as well as a degree in Translation and Interpreting. I have written numerous books and guidebooks on Gaudí and other Catalan Art Nouveau architects, locally known as Modernists. And I have also written about the architects called Modernists in the anglosaxon world, which in Spain are called Racionalistas. We can talk about buildings; but we can talk about food, traditions, ways of living, politics, economy. . . Life in Barcelona and in Catalunya fascinates me and I love to share my views with visitors and learn about your opinions.

Walking along with me is said to be both fun and deep. I will try my best to give you an unforgettable experience. I leave you with the description of Barcelona written by the Spanish greatest writer Miguel de Cervantes, 500 years ago!!

"Barcelona, receptacle of politeness, welcoming place for foreigners, hospital for the poor, nation of the brave, place of revenge for the offended, place where strong bonds of friendship occur, and a site where its beauty is unique. "

Let's meet in Barcelona! Fins aviat!!

A Recent Review of this guide

Tate is a wonderful guide. She is extremely knowledgeable, friendly and flexible. We felt like we were visiting Barcelona with an old friend. Tate is truly an amazing guide and a lovely woman. My family and I look forward to exploring Spain with Tate on our next trip!
Ann Newman

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Credentials

-PhD in Journalism and Communication by the UAB, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
-Degree in Translation and Interpreting by the UAB, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
-Proficiency, First Certificate and Advanced in English by the University of Cambridge, GB
-TEFL, Teaching English as a Foreign Language, University of Salford, GB
-Official Guide License, issued by the Catalan Government (see the picture in the pic. scroll)
-Member of APIT, Association of Professional Tour Guides in Barcelona
-Member of CEFAPIT, The Spanish Guide Confederation
-Member of FEG, European Federation of Tour Guides
-Member of WFTGA, World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations
-Member of AGUICAT, The Catalan Licensed Tour Guides Association
-Member of the Catalan Association of Journalists

Restrictions

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Highlights of Barcelona - Private 4 Hour,...

Get the most of the city in a chauffered mercedes in a driven offshore,...

622 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

4 hours

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Gaudi's Sagrada Familia In Depth - A,...

Gaudi's masterpiece, the flagship of Gaudi's works, the most visited,...

259 USD per tour

(max 9 people)

2 hours

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Girona & Dalí Museum & Traditional Catalan,...

Get the most of Northern Catalunya in a chauffered mercedes and lunch,...

1159 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

8 hours

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Walking in the Old Town 2 hours Private,...

The nicest way to explore the highlights and hidden corners of the,...

235 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

2 hours

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Highlights of Barcelona - Private 8 Hour,...

Get the most of the city on a chauffered mercedes in a driven offshore,...

1070 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

8 hours

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Cook & Eat a Paella - Private Tour in,...

Let's enjoy & experience buying the ingredients and cooking a traditional,...

463 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

3 hours

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Private Montserrat Abbey & Wine Tasting,...

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Discover the beautiful Montserrat Mountain with a private guide, followed,...

971 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

5 hours

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Gaudi's Masterpieces: Pedrera & Batllo,...

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Enjoy the two loveliest houses of the Art Nouveau diving into Gaudi's,...

232 USD per tour

(for up to 9 people)

2 hours

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Gaudí & Dancing - Private Tour in Barcelona

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Let's enjoy & experience a cultural and entertaining tour!

484 USD per tour

(max 9 people)

3 hours

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Tapas tasting at Boqueria Market & Cooking,...

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Visit the famous Boqueria market and discover the Catalan/Spanish gastronomy,...

1405 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

4 hours

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Old Town/Gothic Quarter (4H) - Private,...

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Gothic Quarter (Old Town) with a private licensed guide

323 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

4 hours

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