Barcelona Highlights Half-Day Walking Tour

Barcelona Highlights Half-Day Walking Tour
9 Haziran 2015 tarihinde eklendi, 428 kez okundu.

Overview:

Explore the highlights of Barcelona on a 4-hour walking tour of the Modernisme monuments of L’Eixample, including Gaudi’s unfinished masterpiece, the Sagrada Familia. Stroll the narrow streets of the Barrio Gotico, learning about the city’s Roman origins.

Description:

Begin this private, 4-hour walking tour of Barcelona’s highlights at the Sagrada Familia, Antoni Gaudi’s unfinished masterpiece. Construction of the cathedral began in 1882 and continues to this day, with an estimated completion date of 2026.

Your guide will explain the chronology of its construction, including details of what has yet to be built. You can visit the interior for an extra fee (payable on the door) to admire Gaudi’s organic shapes, including columns that resemble large tree trunks, with branches that divide and support the canopy of the “forest.”

Next, cross the grid-like L’Eixample of the 19th century to reach the historic city center, first settled by the Romans about 2,000 years ago. Wander the labyrinth of narrow streets, admring the Gothic architecture of the cathedral and other religious and civic monuments.

On the other side of the Barrio Gotico, you will come to Las Ramblas, Barcelona’s most famous street. Admire the ornate Liceu Opera House, and walk down to the monument to Christopher Columbus in the old port, radically transformed for the 1992 Olympic Games.

What’s Included:

• Walking tour
• Transfers by taxi
• Guide

What’s Not Included:

• Ticket to the Sagrada Familia (EUR 15.00 payable at the monument)

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