Discover fascinating information about Gaudí and his major works, along our journey. Explore the work of this visionary modernist architect and know the secrets of how Gaudí managed to reach his goals. Understand how he was inspired in the mountains of Montserrat to build "La Pedrera", or how he based his own art on the legend of Sant Jordi, patron of Catalonia, as well as Christian motifs.
Enjoy the masterpiece of the Holy Family “Sagrada Familia”, where we will leave impressed by the boundless imagination of the teacher to represent the Old Testament in the Facade of the Nativity. Discover a glimpse of the controversy after the interpretation by the successor architect of Gaudi, called Subirachs, of the master's work on the facade of the Passion.
Also find other works and important buildings of modernist authors as we visit the Eixample, part of modern Barcelona, that was born in the mid-nineteenth century from the expansion of the city beyond the medieval walls. Discover the ideals of urban plan of Cerdà and which was his original vision, in which each interior block should have had a garden.
Tour Duration: 2:30 hours
Group: Max.8 persons
Available all the year, not 25-26 December, 1st January
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