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This week's Gaudí and Modernisme Tours:

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10:30 AM, 10:30 AM, 2:30 PM and 2:30 PM
Jaume I Metro Exit
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Starting Point

The Gaudí and Modernisme Tour starts just outside the Jaume I Metro Exit in front of Hotel Suizo. Just look for the teams in red SANDEMANs NEW Europe T-shirts!
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This tour of 2 hours* usually covers:

  • Gaudí’s life and life’s work
  • Sagrada Família
  • Stars of the Modernisme era
  • Casa Batlló
  • Casa Milà (La Pedrera)
  • The Catalan Renaissance
  • Casa Asia
  • Passeig de Gràcia
  • Casa Lleó-Morera
  • The Eixample district
  • Casa Amatller
  • Palau Macaya
  • Casa Comalat
  • The Tragic Week

…and much more!

Antoni Gaudí’s incredible buildings are a monument not just to his distinctive genius but to the spirit of a generation. The 19th-century Catalan Renaissance saw the cultural rebirth of a nation that reached its peak with the Modernisme movement. Gaudí and his contemporaries took the spirit of the times and mixed modern techniques with traditional craftsmanship to enrich Barcelona.

Ever since then, millions have enjoyed this beautiful architectural heritage and visited the masterpieces of Modernisme. This two-hour walking tour explores the beautiful Eixample district where the best examples can be easily discovered on foot, leading to the unfinished masterpiece of Sagrada Família. This unique building is a bridge between the twin historic highlights of Catalan culture: the medieval merchant city and the 19th-century industrial metropolis. It combines tremendous views over the city Gaudí loved with fascinating insights into his creative mind. No visit to Barcelona is complete without this UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its breathtaking spires.

The tour is much more than a series of photo opportunities (although don’t forget your camera!). We dig deep into the roots of the movement and explore the social unrest and political issues that the glossy guidebooks ignore. The result is an unforgettable portrait of one of the world’s greatest cities and a tribute to some of its most talented designers.

 

*Average tour length. The independent guides with whom we work have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites and stories above and lasts this long, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group!

Take advantage of our group discount of 10% for groups of 10 or more!

Participation in tours promoted by SANDEMANs NEW Europe is strictly on a voluntary basis. Neither SANDEMANs NEW Europe, nor the self-employed freelance guides who are the providers of the tours promoted by SANDEMANs NEW Europe, will be held responsible in any way for injuries to body or property incurred during tours. The tour guides reserve the right to deny participation in any tour, to any person, for any reason. Thank you for your understanding.

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