Discover the Gothic quarter with our amazing treasure hunt The Explorer. The route runs through the Gothic quarter and tells the story of Columbus. Christopher Columbus is a world-famous explorer who discovered America in 1492. Columbus is Italian and grew up in Genoa, a small village next to the mediterranean sea. Columbus showed an interest in sailing at a young age and began to sail the mediterranean sea. He learns the trades of sailing, the currents of the sea and the wind and becomes an extraordinary sailor.
After a couple of years sailing under the Italian flag, Columbus moves to Portugal. In Portugal, he comes up with a revolutionary idea; he thinks he can sail to the west to find India quicker. It takes him 7 years to find funding for his voyages and he sets sail for the first time in 1492. Under the Spanish flag.
The Explorer route will take you to the places in the Gothic quarter that have to do with Columbus and the puzzles are all in style of Columbus his adventures. Each challenge and puzzle designed for the specific location. Along the way, you will find out more about Columbus’s life and accomplishments but also about the history of Barcelona. Are you ready to Discover the Gothic quarter? Book your adventure now!