3-hour Barcelona Gaudi & Modernism Walking Tour

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Discover the architectural masterpieces of Antoni Gaudí and pay tribute to some of its most talented designers on this 2-hour walking tour. You’ll be shown examples of Antoni Gaudí’s incredible buildings throughout the Eixample district, finishing at the unfinished masterpiece of the Sagrada Família.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Sandemans New Europe - Barcelona, Barcelona, CataloniaAntoni Gaudí’s incredible buildings are a monument not just to his distinctive genius but to the spirit of a generation. The 19th-century Catalan Renaissance saw the cultural rebirth of a nation that reached its peak with the Modernisme movement. Gaudí and his contemporaries took the spirit of the times and mixed modern techniques with traditional craftsmanship to enrich Barcelona.Ever since then, millions have enjoyed this beautiful architectural heritage and visited the masterpieces of Modernisme. This two-hour walking tour explores the beautiful Eixample district where the best examples can be easily discovered on foot, leading to the unfinished masterpiece of Sagrada Família. This unique building combines tremendous views over the city Gaudí loved with fascinating insights into his creative mind. No visit to Barcelona is complete without this UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its breathtaking spires.The tour is much more than a series of photo opportunities (although don’t forget your camera!). We dig deep into the roots of the movement and explore the social unrest and political issues that the glossy guidebooks ignore. You will see some of the most emblematic buildings of the Modernism in Barcelona, such as Casa Batlló (La Pedrera), Casa Asia, Casa Lleó-Morera, Casa Amatller and many others. This tour of 2.5 hours* usually covers:Gaudí’s life and life’s workSagrada FamíliaStars of the Modernisme eraCasa BatllóCasa Milà (La Pedrera)The Catalan RenaissanceCasa AsiaPasseig de GràciaCasa Lleó-MoreraThe Eixample districtCasa AmatllerPalau MacayaCasa ComalatThe Tragic Week…and much more!Duration: 3 hours

What’s included

  • Local guide

What’s not included

  • Transportation