Francisco - Private Guide in Barcelona
Languages: English, Spanish, Catalan
Francisco Miro was born and raised in Barcelona in the neightbourhood of Gracia very close from the famous Park Guell. At the age of 20 he had the need to explore and have new experiences and decided to go to London, England. Where he soon was integreted in the Anglo culture, learning English and soon enough he had a good level, he had access to University to do a degree in Film and Art.
In his return to Barcelona, Spain, started working in advertising production companies as a freelance photographer and also giving support to foreign companies that came to shoot in Spain.
Internet, GPS, Photography, lets say technology made us access and see the world in a diferent and unique way. The tourist Industry was changing and so he was. He went to study to become an Tourist Development Agent. He started to rediscober his city, the surroundings and its potencial. Making tailored tours for people and adding value to his tours by making a professional photo book for his clients as a gift.
He understand that the new taveller does not want to be a tourist (giris), and not treat it like a sheep going behind a flag, hearing false or made up stories about the sights they are visiting. He/She wants to experience and sense the area just like any other local does, like we do.
Welcome to Barcelona, a fantastic city that has every thing you can imagine from Roman ruins to the Gothic period, to modern art and architecture to be seeing by car or walk. Day and Night life, shopping and a great cuisine.
Do not hesite in send to this local guide an e-mail with any questions, he will love to answer them.