Arts and Museums

  • Artistic Barcelona Afternoon Tour
    Discover fabulous architecture by the incomparable Antoni Gaudi on an afternoon tour of Artistic Barcelona. Accompanied by your professional guide, you will visit the UNESCO-listed Parc Guell on this half-day tour, plus Barcelona’s most famous landmark, La Sagrada Familia.Your cultural tour of Barcelona begins along Paseo de Gracia to see Gaudi’s famous apartment buildings, Casa Batllo and La Pedrera. You’ll then enjoy a 30-minute visit at Gaudi’s bizarre Parc Guell, which has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Then it’s on to Gaudi’s unfinished masterpiece, La Sagrada Familia (Holy Family) Cathedral, Barcelona’s most famous landmark. You will have around 30 minutes to explore this notable structure.

    You will also visit Barcelona’s Monumental Bull Ring and the famous Cathedral Sta Maria del Mar, the only Gothic church in Catalonia completely finished. The tour ends near the Picasso Museum which exhibits works from the world-famous painter’s delightful blue and pink periods (ticket not included).

  • Picasso Walking Tour
    If you are interested in Picasso, this is the tour for you. See the places the famous artist frequented in Barcelona during your walking tour, before a visit to Barcelona’s most visited museum – Picasso Museum.The Picasso Walking Tour shows you the Bohemian Barcelona in which Picasso lived.Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973) developed his famous style while living in Barcelona and spent many years of his life here. This tour will explore the man and the city he loved so much.Your Picasso Walking Tour includes a visit to the Picasso Museum which honors his talent and is Barcelona’s most visited museum. Your tour will end at the museum and you are welcome to spend additional time here at your leisure.

    Some of the places you may visit during this Barcelona Walking Tour include:

    * Quatre Gats
    * Frisos del Col legi d’Arquitectes
    * Sala Pares
    * Escudellers Blancs
    * Carrer Avinyo
    * Carrer de la Plata
    * Porxos d’En Xifre
    * Llotja de Mar
    * La Ribera
    * Museu Picasso

  • Barcelona Modernism and Gaudi Tour
    Join a Barcelona Walking Tour of the Quadrat d’Or, or Golden Square, in the Eixample district. This is an exceptional area which became the focus of “modernist” Barcelona at the end of the 19th century.Gaudi is the city’s most internationally renowned and emblematic architect. His buildings are a must-see attraction which leave everyone who sees them speechless with wonder.Take a leisurely stroll through this neighborhood and admire the Catalan art Nouveau buildings by celebrated architects such as Antoni Gaudi, Domenach I Mutaner and Puig I Cadafalch, to name just a few.

    Your tour also includes a 50% discount on the Palau de la Música Catalana (Music Palace) guided tour and a 20% discount on admission to Casa Batllo, an exceptional modern masterpiece by Gaudi. This discount is valid for 1 year so you can visit at your leisure. Please note a visit to Casa Batllo is not part of this tour.

  • Barcelona Photography Tour
    Join a photographic adventure in Barcelona, one of the most vibrant cities in Europe!A bustling contemporary metropolis filled with friendly people with a passion for life, Barcelona is a city where people live outdoors. As you walk down Paseo de Gracia and Las Ramblas to Plaza Catalunya, you can photograph street performers, pet sellers, strolling locals and tourists. On your walking tour you will experience the history of the city through its magnificent architecture – from Roman remains to its modernist buildings. In particular you will see the outstanding contribution of Antoni Gaudi as you photograph the outside of two of his masterpieces – La Pedrera (Casa Mila) and Casa Batlo.Another of Barclona’s famous attractions is its gastronomy. You will experience the colors, taste and smells of La Boqueria the best food market in Barcelona. Here you have an ideal opportunity to experiment with shooting in low light and metering for different subjects.Continue to the Barri Gotico, Gothic Quarter, the old part of town and walk along the original Roman road between medieval walls to photograph the narrow streets and town squares. Finally at Paseo de Borne near Parque Ciudella if you have brought a digital camera your guide will give you a critique of some of the photos taken.

    The goal of the Barcelona Photography Walking Tour is to:

    * Discover and experience a city through the eyes of a local photographer
    * Encourage the observation of new viewpoints and interesting details which might easily be overlooked
    * Improve photography technique
    * Have fun!

  • Girona, Figuerras, and the Dali Museum
    On this day trip from Barcelona you will explore the historical city of Girona and see the hometown of renowned surrealist painter Salvador Dali, including a visit to the famous Teatre-Museu Dali.

    Your first stop is Girona, where the houses perched on the bank of the Onyar river and the bridges which span it are among the most spectacular sights in the region.

    While you are here, enjoy a two-hour guided walking tour of the Jewish quarter of Girona. Explore the Arabian baths, a Roman building inspired by the Roman public baths with three pools, each with a different water temperature.

    After your visit you will continue to Figueras, hometown of Salvador Dali. Along with some free time to explore the area, admission to the Teatre-Museu Dali and “Dali joies” is included in your tour.

    Lunch (additional charge) is followed by a visit to the Teatre-Museu Dali, which houses one of the largest collections of Dali’s work in the world. The building itself can be considered a work of art – an absolute must for art lovers!

  • Montserrat and Artistic Barcelona Day Trip
    Visit Montserrat in the morning and tour Barcelona’s Modernist attractions in the afternoon on this full-day sightseeing tour. You’ll travel outside Barcelona to Montserrat’s Royal Basilica, then explore Barcelona’s special Artistic heritage.

    After driving through picturesque little villages you will arrive at the craggy mountain of Montserrat and the Royal Basilica. Montserrat has been one of Spain’s most important pilgrimage sites for hundreds of years, due to the famous 12th-century Romanesque carving of the Virgen Moroneta, the Black Virgin. At 1pm on weekdays there is the opportunity to hear one of Europe’s oldest children’s choirs, La Escolania de Montserrat.

    On your way back to Barcelona you will make a stop at the harbor, before continuing to the terminal to commence the Artistic Barcelona City Tour. Your cultural tour of Barcelona begins along Paseo de Gracia to see Gaudi’s famous apartment buildings, Casa Batllo and La Pedrera. You’ll then enjoy a 30-minute visit at Gaudi’s bizarre Parc Guell, which has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Then it’s on to Gaudi’s unfinished masterpiece, La Sagrada Familia (Holy Family) Cathedral, Barcelona’s most famous landmark. You will have around 30 minutes to explore this notable structure.

    You will also visit Barcelona’s Monumental Bull Ring and the famous Cathedral Sta Maria del Mar, the only complete Gothic church in Catalonia. The tour ends near the Picasso Museum which exhibits works from the world-famous painter’s delightful blue and pink periods (ticket not included).

    Do you want to ascent Montserrat mountain by cog-wheel train?
    Upgrade and take this once in a lifetime opportunity to ascent Montserrat mountain by cog-wheel train. Traveling up to 4,051 feet (1,235 meters), the journey follows the remarkable forms of the mountains and provides spectacular views over Montserrat which can only be seem from onboard the cog-wheel train.

  • The Montserrat, Gaudi and Modernism Tour
    This is a unique chance to combine two of Barcelona’s most iconic attractions: the stunning Montserrat and the extraordinary genius of Anton Gaudi. Numbers are limited to a maximum of 15 people on this small group tour, ensuring you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide.

    In the morning you will visit the unmistakable Montserrat, home to the famous Black Virgin. But this visit is much more than that. Discover silent paths, stunning views over the ‘stone needles’, and secret corners on this unforgettable spiritual mountain retreat.

    After lunch, you will journey to the Colonia Guell, one of the most complete but also most forgotten works of Gaudi. Escape from the waiting lines, from the crowds, and the souvenir shops. Thanks to this remote location in the middle of a pine forest, this Gaudi masterpiece has escaped the mass tourism you will normally find at his other works.

    Finally, finish the day in Park Guell, the magical city garden in Barcelona designed by Anton Gaudi and featuring some of his most creative design. See the famous mosaic lizard and strange ‘Gingerbread Houses’ that enchant visitors of all ages. You can choose to end your tour with a longer stay at Park Guell, or after a short stay return to central Barcelona.

  • Gaudi Attractions Tour – Skip the Line!
    Discover the genius of Gaudi on this wonderful Barcelona tour. Explore the work of this visionary Modernist architect with an expert who can reveal the secrets of Gaudi’s extraordinary achievements.

    Learn about Gaudi’s love of nature and see how it inspired the fluid lines and sinuous curves of masterpieces such Casa Batlló and Casa Mil

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