Discover the genius of Gaudi on this wonderful Barcelona tour. Explore the work of this visionary Modernist architect with an expert who can reveal the secrets of Gaudi's extraordinary achievements.
The trip would not be complete without a visit to the jewel in the crown of Gaudí’s works; the Sagrada Familia. Let your knowledgeable guide explain the unique elements of Gaudi's craft – detail, symbols, structural secrets and technical innovation.
Cruise passengers: This tour can easily be taken if arriving in Barcelona by cruise ship; it will take you around 50 minutes to reach the start point. Take bus 17 from the port and transfer to metro line 1 at Urquinaona from where it is just 1 stop to Catalunya. Alternatively a taxi should take 15-20 mins and cost no more than 10Euros.
The Gaudi Tour is a must for anyone visiting Barcelona! There is no hotel pick up for this excursion. To meet your guide make your way to Plaza Catalunya in the city center.
Antoni Gaudí, visionary architect during the Modernist (Art Nouveau) period early last century, graced Barcelona with nearly all his extraordinary and beautiful buildings. No less than seven have been listed as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.
Highlights of your tour include:
• Passeig de Gràcia: On your panoramic coach tour you will drive down this elegant avenue lined with luxury and designer shops. Notice the attractive art nouveau lamp-posts with foliage details and the exciting modernist buildings. Look out for two of Gaudí’s houses – Casa Batlló and Façade of La Pedrera.
• Sagrada Familia church: Your knowledgeable guide will treat you to a tour of Gaudí's massive masterpiece, under construction since 1882. Your guide can explain the rich Christian symbolism in every part of the design. You can go up the towers by elevator, visit the crypt and museum and compare the contrasting styles of the Birth and Passion façades.
On leaving Sagrada Familia you will board your coach for the return journey. At the end of the tour you will be dropped off back at the meeting point in Pl Catalunya.
great tour...Gerald Marsh
Nice Tour, I had Fun, Sagrada Familia Was gret and Gaudi House Was Extraordinary....ayhan gedik
The tour was very interesting and well planned. The guide was well informed, knowledgeable, spoke good English and patiently answered everyone' s questions. He explained all...MOLOOBHOY PHIROZA
Approx. 3 ½ hours
Start time: 9:00am
Duration: Approx. 3 ½ hours
To meet your guide make your way to Plaza Catalunya in the city center. (Your guide will be waiting opposite the Tourist Office, in front of Banco de España and Deutsche Bank holding an orange umbrella).
The start point is easily reached by public transport.
By Train: The nearest RENFE and FGC station is 'Barcelona Plaça Catalunya'.
By Metro: Metro lines 3 and 1 have stops nearby.
By Bus: Nos 41, 55, 17 stop close by
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
The tour ends at the starting point or you can choose to remain at the Sagrada Familia
Wear comfortable shoes for walking and don't forget your camera!
While the coach does not have wheel-chair access, wheel-chairs can be carried for people with limited mobility who are able to get on and off the vehicle
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