The route takes you on a journey to discover the most extravagant Modernist buildings in Barcelona and introduces you to the talent of Gaudi, one of the most important artists of Barcelona.
What to Expect
Discover fascinating information about GAUDÍ and his major works, along your 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 Sagrada Familia, where you 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 modernist buildings as you visit the Eixample, part of modern Barcelona, which was created in the mid-nineteenth century from the expansion of the city beyond the medieval walls. Discover the ideals of urban planning of Cerdà and his original vision, in which each interior block should have had a garden.
Highlights of the tour:
- Passeig de Gracia: The most famous and expensive avenue in the city with some amazing architecture.
- La Pedrera: declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984. It was the last civil work designed by Antoni Gaudí.
- Casa Calvet: a building created for a textile manufacturer by the Catalan Architectural genius Antoni Gaudí.
- Casa Batlló: is often interpreted as the surface of the rolling sea in the heart of Barcelona.
- Casa Lleó Morera: The architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner was commissioned by Francesca Morera i Ortiz to work on the Lleó i Morera House in 1902.
- Casa Amatller: is a building in the modernist style in Barcelona, designed by Josep Puig i Cadafalch. Along with Casa Batlló and Casa Lleó Morera.
- Basilica de la Sagrada Familia: is a large Roman Catholic church in Barcelna, designed by Gaudí. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Casa Comalat: The architect Salvador Valeri i Pupurull worked on it from 1909 to 1911, and was clearly influenced by Gaudi's organic forms.
- Palau del Baró de Quadres: In 1900, the Baron de Quadras commissioned Josep Puig i Cadafalch to refurbish a residential block on Carrer Rosselló.
- Casa Terradas o “Casa de les Punxes” and Palau Montaner.
- Professional local guide tour
Know Before You Go
• Small groups
• Booking minimum 2 people.