Barcelona: 1-Hour Tour of Gaudí’s Bellesguard Tower
The Bellesguard Tower is the latest Gaudí creation to be opened to the Barcelona public. The 1-hour tour of its medieval remains and Modernist tower paints a vivid picture of Catalonian history as well as the great architect’s inspiration and motives.
Discover the last treasure of Antoni Gaudí to be recently opened to the public. Inspired by the medieval castle of Martin I, the last king of Barcelona, Gaudí combined Modernist and Gothic conventions, resurrecting the remains of the medieval palace which can still be seen in the garden. The monument offers bother an audio guide tour for those on a stricter budget, and a guided tour with a live professional for those interested in something more comprehensive.
Bellesguard’s history bears a close relationship to Catalonia’s, with the many historical events that happened on the grounds motivating Gaudí to erect one of his most personal, symbolic, and fascinating monuments. As with the Colonia Güell, the architect implemented original design solutions that he would later develop in the construction of his renowned Sagrada Familia.
• Audio guide
Good to Know:
This tour is not recommended for those with severe disabilities.