Why does not La Pedrera use air conditioning? And why is this famous Gaudí building called exactly like that, the quarry? How did the Quarter of Discord appear in Barcelona? Why Gaudi was not the first person who begin to build Sagrada Familia?Mysterious genius-architect may seem even more mysterious after you learn the answers to these questions in our bike tour of the most famous buildings of this artist. Each of them can reveal to you a whole world of fantasy, magic, but also prosaic irony with a lack of financing for these branded objects without which now it’s impossible to imagine Barcelona.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Yes Rent, Barcelona, CataloniaScooter and bike rental shop, calle Judici 3Duration: 10 minutesStop At: El Cap de Barcelona, Barcelona, CataloniaBarcelona's head. But a lot of local people call this monument Face of Barcelona because in just one statue you can see the most important styles of the famous artists of the city. And we will tell you what does it mean.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Columbus Monument, Barcelona, CataloniaSymbol of Spain in Catalonia. What does he show in the sea? Why it looks like this?Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Las Ramblas, Barcelona, CataloniaThe most famous street of Barcelona and the main street of the old city. Actually it calls Las Ramblas because it consist of five short streets named by named for their intended purpose.You will see a lot of flowers, theaters, work of Joan Miro and people from all over the world.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Plaça de CatalunyaMain square of Barcelona. Here starts ones of the most important streets of Barcelona: Paseo de Gracia, Las Lamblas, Avenida de portal del Angel. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Passeig de Gracia, Barcelona, CataloniaMost luxury street of Barcelona. It is now and it was from the beginning of the XX century. Today you can understand it reading signboards of expensive brands. One hundred years ago people was showing their wealth with architecture. Thanks to in there is a lot of interesting buildings on this street.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Casa Batllo, Barcelona, CataloniaWork of Antonio Gaudi. Who already is a brand of Catalonia. He made this house for Josep Batlló y Casanovas, successful businessman of that period. The building what now look like a dragon was reformed by Gaudi in 1906. And it´s open for visits just from 1995.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Manzana de la Discordia, Barcelona, CataloniaThe Bone of Contention. Casa Batlio is forming part of this street with a different buildings made in modernist style. It consist of Casa Amatller (Josep Puig i Cadafalch, he was a main architect of Barcelona in the beginning of XX century), Casa Lleó Morera (Lluís Domènech i Montaner, he was a teacher of Gaudí), Casa Mulleras (Enric Sagnier), Casa Josefina Bonet (Marcel-li Coquillat).Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Casa Mila - La Pedrera, Barcelona, CataloniaAlso Gaudi artwork. Barcelona citizens was very unhappy when it was in the process of construction, they were saying that it´s ugly. But now not just local people, visitors from all over the world come to see it. Every year this building have about 1 million of guests. Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Monumento a Mosen Jacint Verdaguer, Barcelona, CataloniaJacint Verdaguer was called "Prince of Catalan poets". He was one of the most important figures in Catalan literature and culture. This monument was finished in 1924. The ceremony speech was in Spanish so followers of Verdaguer ignored the opening. Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, CataloniaSagrada Familia provides us with the greatest idea of what Gaudi wanted to build for God. And still to this day, the people and government of Catalonia support his intent. Last news say that it will be finished in 2026.The idea to build this cathedral comes from Josep Maria Bocabella i Verdaguer, who had a religious books store. And Gaudi was not the firs architect of the project.When the building will be finished it will have 3 facades, 18 towers full of allegory of bible stories. Duration: 30 minutes