The Great Gaudi Tour Of Barcelona

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    10:00am , 3:00pm
  • Departure Details :
    The corner of Paseo de Gracia and Plaza Catalunya.
  • Return Details :
    Gaudi's Sagrada Familia
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

This tour explores the eccentric  Dr Suess like buildings designed by Barcelona's most famous architect,  Antonio Gaudi.   We'll start with a visit to Gaudi's Park Gell to discover this fairytale like park, that was NEVER meant to be a park, that was constructed just over 100 years ago.  Next, we will take a  break on a  rooftop overlooking Gaudi's nearly finished  la Sagrada Familia before heading inside ( with skip the line tickets) to see the explosion of color and light in forest of stone trees.

Highlights

  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Family friendly
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Tour is wheelchair accessible
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Know More about this tour

This tour focuses onAntonio Gaudiandhis creations in Barcelona. Hisearly contact with natureset the stage forhis designs, whichmimic natural shapes.His father was a coppersmith and made boilers. Perhaps this helped Gaudi understandbasic engineering ideas, but it also made himvery skillfulwith his hands.

You'll firsthead to the hills of the cityto experience your first Gaudi sight,Park Gell.Creativity and practicality meetin the most extraordinary way in these42 acresthat were bought in1898by the wealthyindustrialist Eusebio Gell. Mr Gell was taken by the idea of agated neighborhood communitywith individual houses withsmall gardens. Hecommissionedhis long time architectfriend Antoni Gaudito bring to fruition his idea ofa neighborhood with 60 houses. Gaudiwas in charge of designing thebasic infrastructureof the neighborhood - themain entrance,town square,food market, and theroads and walkwaysthat would give access to the houses. Before passing,Mr Gellleft the land of thisfailed projectto the city ofBarcelona to be maintained as a public park.

The next stop on thisall Gaudi touris hisalmost finished masterpiece, laSagrada familia.The Sagrada Familia, literally meaning The Holy Family, isa basilica designed by Antoni Gaudi.Nowadays theSagrada Familiaenjoysconstant donationsas themost visited monument in Spainand therefore enjoysanexpected completion date of 2026. Theexterior is a wonder of designdepicting the story ofThe Bibleon two of the four faades whichGaudi designed. Butthe interior, which85% complete, iseven more amazingas it was designed tolook like a forest of treesandsparkling stained glass windowsof deep blues,purples, oranges andreds.

Thelast stop on this touris the Barcelona's Rodeo Drive,Paseo de Gracia,where you will admire and understandthe stories, history and architecturebehind theDr Seuss like apartment buildingsdesigned byGaudi.

Inclusions

  • Professional, passionate and knowledgeable guide
  • Private tour - just you
  • Walking tour - moderate walking is involved.
  • Transportation GROUPS WITH SIX OR MORE - Please note that for groups of more than 5 travelers, we automatically include transportation by private, chauffeur driven van with hotel pick up and drop off.
  • Transportation GROUPS OF FIVE OR LESS - Please note that for groups of five travelers or less, taxis are used to get between sights. This is included in the price.
  • Skip the line tickets to Sagrada Familia & Park Gell

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (recommended)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Skip-the-line tickets to Sagrada Familia & Park Gell