Architectural Walking Tour of Barcelona: A Modernist Fantasy
Enjoy a walking tour highlighting the spectacular modernist architecture of Barcelona. Explore the Eixample district with your expert guide, and admire Catalan art nouveau buildings by Antoni Gaudi and other celebrated architects.
Only in fairy tales and children’s books can you find such a fantastic fusion of colors, shapes, styles, and textures as in Barcelona’s unique modernist architecture. Enjoy a half or full-day architectural walking tour of Barcelona which highlights the best of the city’s famed modernist buildings.
Begin with Gaudi and construct an understanding of Barcelona’s unique modernist architecture in the Eixample district. Marvel at the fantastic fusion of colors, shapes, styles, and textures that the modernists used. Discover the precision and symbolism behind the elaborate decoration, wild colors, and mixed materials of these buildings.
You will see many eye-catching and unique designs as your guide explains the concepts and innovation behind the architects’ experimentation with building types and shapes. Some of the featured sites of this tour are Gaudi’s Park Guell, Sagrada Familia, Casa Batallo, and La Pedrera. Some lesser-known but equally fascinating modernist works are included, such as the Palau de la Musica Catalana and Hospital de Santa Pau.
This tour is flexible, so let your guide know how far off the beaten path you would like to go. Should you feel hungry, stop for a traditional Catalan mid-day menu del dia (2 homemade dishes, bread, wine, beverages, and dessert or coffee – all for one low price).
• Services of a local guide
What’s Not Included:
• Food and drinks
• Personal expenses
• Optional activity costs
Good to Know:
Starting times are flexible and can be adapted.
The tour can be arranged in other languages upon request.
Please contact the tour provider if your group contains more than 6 people.