Discover the Catalan bourgeoisie through the Passeig de Gracia andSagrada Familia.
Experience the architecture of such masters as Gaud, Puig i Cadafalch and Domnch i Montaner. Feel the vibe of Barcelonas streets, through its art galleries, theatres, cinemas and museums. This tour is for those that love the culture, and the food! Delicious local fare is savoured en- route, as we wind through the emblematic avenues that cut through the capital. The Casa Mil and Casa Batll on the Passeig de Gracia, a few of Gauds masterpieces, will be main features of the tour, then where well taste some of the finest chocolate in Barcelona in a local chocolaterie nestled in a modernist house. But this is only a small part of what well experience.
Your guide will begin at el 4 gats, a famous restaurant inaugurated in 1897. Picasso was a regular, as well as Gaud. Vibrant and educational, well go on to meet the architect Antoni Gaud i Cornet through his astonishing building El Nacional, a modernist restaurant reminiscent of a train station, where well stop for a small bite to eat. Then, onto the Casa Calvet, again designed by Antonio Gaud. Then therell be more eating at smaller, off-the beaten track gastronomic bars. If youre looking for a comprehensive tour of the best in modernism and fine flavours, youve found it.
Well experience the hustle and bustle of everyday Catalan life. Well have tradition. Well have fun. Well rub shoulders with the citizens, and explore the secrets of Barcelonas streets. And by taking advantage of a small group tour, youll benefit from the intimacy than comes with it, with a guide thats second to none. Up close and personal, if youre looking to see things as they are, with a good taste of the worlds best gastronomy, history, and maybe a touch of shopping if you fancy it, this is the tour for you.
- Els 4 Gats
- Casa Calvet
- El nacional
- Casa Battl
- Chocolateria Amattler
- Casa Mil
- Sagrada Familia (taxi included)