Choose the most comprehensive Barcelona experience combined with an extensive visit into the most wonderful place of Barcelona, PARK GÜELL. We also provide the opportunity to save your time skipping the line to the entrance at the park: avoid the queues!
We will pick you up where suits you best and will take you by private transportation on a tour of all the worth visiting corners in the city. Thanks to our specialized guides, not only get a panoramic perspective of the city, dive also in the different faces of Barcelona's architectonic legacy, its culture and people.
Our tour starts in Plaça Catalunya, the main center of the town, which is connected to the street with the most distinctive Catalan architecture, PASSEIG DE GRÀCIA. Here we find some of the more striking facades of private modernist buildings, among which stands out La Pedrera by Antoni Gaudí. In addition, in the called ‘apple of discord’, we will discover other wonderful examples of modernist houses like Gaudí’s Casa Batlló, Casa Lleó - Morera or Casa Ametller.
We immediately head to the historic Gràcia district until the amazing PARK GÜELL. Located on a hill with spectacular views of Barcelona, on these gardens Gaudí mixed his original sense of architecture with the forms of the nature: the result is a place of fantasy of which is impossible not to marvel. Our specialized guide will lead you through the most strangely beautiful corners of the park providing interesting facts and stories to understand the Gaudí oeuvre and his life.
We will follow the footsteps of the architect by entering at the EIXAMPLE. This district was projected by Ildefons Cerdà as an extension of the old town, for the orderly growth of the city. We will drive by their regular streets to reach an area composed by the modernist hidden gem, Hospital de Sant Pau, and by Gaudí’s masterpiece,La Sagrada Familia. No matter the images you've already seen of this basilica, your first experience in front of Gaudí's temple will leave you speechless.
We will continue towards the Mediterranean sea, passing by the Plaza de Toros Monumental and through the contemporary Agbar Tower, the newest reference point for Barcelona skyline. We will reach Bogatell beach from where we will cross the WATERFRONT: through Port Vell (Old Port), the Gothic Drassanes and Columbus Monument -near the iconic La Rambla- to end at the brand new World Trade Center.
From the coastline we’ll climb the MONTJUÏC MOUNTAIN. There it is the Mirador de l'Alcalde, a terrace that offers the most spectacular views over Barcelona skyline.
On the same mountain are located the facilities related to the ‘92 Olympics such as the remodeled Olympic Stadium, actually from 1929, and the Palau Sant Jordi by Arata Isozaki. We also find urbanism and architecture designed for the International Exhibition of 1929, as the Plaça Espanya- influenced by St. Peter's Square in the Vatican -, The Magic Fountain of Montjuïc or The National Palace.
From the heights we will head to the center of the OLD TOWN. We will finish the day with a relaxed walking tour through the charming corners of the Gothic Quarter, discovering the imprints of the Roman and medieval city. We will stop at the Cathedral Avenue to admire the magnificent temple’s Gothic façade and we will travel back in time to the origins of Barcelona in Plaça Sant Jaume, where today the City Hall is located.
Tour Duration: 8 hours - All Day
Group: Max.8 persons
Available all the year, not 25-26 December, 1st January
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