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Gaudi and Artistic Barcelona Afternoon Tour

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    1 April – 31 Oct: Daily

    1 Nov – 31 Mar: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday

  • Duration

    4 hours

  • Start time

    1st April – 31st Oct: 3:30pm

    1st Nov – 31st Mar: 2:30pm

    Please reach the meeting point 15 minutes prior to the start of the tour.

  • Meeting Point
    Estació del Nord, ground floor, platform 19
    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
  • Ending Point

    Sant Pau Art Noveau Site (Sant Antoni Maria Claret Street, 167, 08025, Barcelona)

Key Highlights

  • Travel in a coach and see the unique mix of modern and historic architecture of Barcelona
  • Visit the extraordinary landmarks by Antoni Gaudí, the world's best-known architect from Barcelona's art-nouveau period
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers are accepted!
  • This tour will have a maximum of 30 travelers per guide
  • Transportation on an air-conditioned coach
  • Tour operated in both Spanish and English
  • See some of the magnificent buildings like the Sagrada Familia and Casa Batllo

Overview

Barcelona is world renowned for its incomparable architecture; particularly the work of Antonio Gaudi. This Barcelona tour introduces some of Gaudi’s masterpieces and an expert guide will help you to understand the unique vision of the man who shaped Barcelona.

Barcelona sightseeing is incomplete without seeing the spectacular Sagrada Familia, richly and symbolically decorated, where vaults reach up to seventy meters and this tour allows you plenty of time to explore this masterpiece.

Visit the Gaudi's bizarre Parc Guell which has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Keep an eye on your watch; it's easy to get lost in the whimsical design of this bizarre but compelling public park, Its Gaudi's unfinished masterpiece which is Barcelona's most famous landmark.

Accompany your guide to board the coach for an amazing short trip to the Sant Pau Art Noveau Masterpiece. Guide will help you to know more about the exterior of the building. Learn the history of the site and see the perspective of the architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner.

Itinerary

Your Barcelona sightseeing tour starts at 3:30pm. Accompanied by a bi-lingual guide, you will travel in an air-conditioned coach.

Make your way to the Sagrada Familia or Holy Family Cathedral where we begin our walking tour of the exterior. One of the must-see Barcelona attractions the cathedral, designed by Antonio Gaudi, it is an amazing piece of architecture that remains unfinished even after 100 years. Marvel at the expressionist artwork of the cathedral and its Nativity Façade where the theme of Christ’s birth and childhood is depicted. You will have plenty of time to explore the grounds and take photographs, entrance to the Sagrada Familia is not included.

Continuing your Barcelona tour you will reach Güell Park. This beautiful public park was created by Gaudi and declared a Heritage Site by UNESCO. Guell Park contains amazing stone structures, stunning tiling and fascinating buildings and offers wonderful views over Barcelona. You will have time at leisure to explore the park.

Inclusions

  • Admission to Park Güell
  • Transportation on an air-conditioned coach
  • Tour operated in both Spanish and English
  • Radio guide system
  • Local guide

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks, unless specified.
    • Admission to Sagrada Familia and Sant Pau Art Noveau Masterpiece.
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off

    Please note

    Voucher information: You can show your voucher on your smartphone (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

    Please arrive at the departure point at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the tour.

    This tour will not visit the inside of Sagrada Familia.

    Sagrada Familia does not provide radio guide systems to minors under 10 years (those included). Your guide will provide you with the needed devices for you all to enjoy a guided tour.

    The duration of the tour includes transportation.

    Please note this tour includes about 4 hours of walking. Please wear appropriate attire.

    No shows will not be refunded.

    Due to security checks held by Sagrada Familia, waiting times to access the venue may be longer on some days. No refunds will be provided.

    The site is a Catholic church; a dress code is required to enter to the venue. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. Visitors cannot enter barefoot. No flip flops permitted.

    No hats are allowed inside the nave or the museum except for religious, health or belief-related reasons.

    No see-through clothing permitted.

    Access with plunging necklines, exposed backs or bellies is not permitted.

    This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers per guide.

    We reserve the right to change the itinerary or cancel the tour due to events being celebrated in the city or force majeure reasons.

    Any person failing to appear at the established time will not be refunded.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

    Customer Reviews

    • Bernadette A Altarejos
      Tour was too short but really good

      The tour was too short. Did not rally have enough time to appreciate the areas of interest. Too many to see but so short a time. Make the tour longer even if you have to...

      United States 05/31/2013
    • PENELOPE FASCHINGEDER
      A great tour experience!

      I had fun, thank you very much. Everything was great. I just wished that the bus stopped for us to take photos of the two works of Gaudi along the P. Gracia. The tour guide...

      Austria 11/09/2011
    • Francine Gamelin
      barc.artistic city tour

      for the short time i had in Barcelona,this afternoon tour was perfct for me the guide was very good and i saw everything i want to see...

      Canada 09/04/2009

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