Learn about the close relationship artist Pablo Picasso had with the city of Barcelona during this 2-hour experience that includes skip-the-line admission to the Picasso Museum and a walking tour of the Gothic Quarter. Get an in-depth understanding of the famous artist and the Catalan capital city as you explore the important relationships between history, art, and the environment it's created in.
At 9am, meet your guide and group at the Plaça Catalunya in central Barcelona and set off to discover how art and history intersect during this 2-hour tour. See the Gothic Cathedral, famous for having taken six centuries to complete, on your way to the Picasso Museum.Bypass the crowds at this popular attraction with your skip-the-line ticket, then spend 45 minutes on a guided tour of the museum. Learn about Picasso's life, his work, and his unique artistic style. See 4,200 pieces of art housed in 5 interconnected medieval palaces, including the 1957 series "Las Meninas" and some of his Blue Period works.
After the museum, set off on a walking tour of Barcelona's Gothic Quarter, visiting highlights like Plaça del Rei, the Saló del Tinell, the 15th-century Santa Àgata’s chapel, and the Tower of King Martí. Learn how these places inspired Picasso from your guide.Conclude the tour at Plaça Sant Jaume, where the city's two major Roman roads once crossed. It's just a 2-minute walk to La Rambla, to La Rambla from here, where you can continue exploring the area at your own pace.