On this tour, you will visit three works that can be classified into three different architectural purposes: domestic, urban and religious. The tour “Gaudí from his Origins” is the best way to learn about Antoni Gaudí and to see his artistic evolution.
Check in for the activity at least 15 minutes before the departure time at Casa Vicens. Meet your guide for the tour.
Casa Vicens: The house built between 1883 and 1888 was once located in an independent town from Barcelona. However, during the industrial revolution the city expanded and the walls were demolished. As a result, the original city united to surrounding villages. Today, the house is located on the Gracia neighborhood. The landmark opens its doors earlier only for us. Enjoy an early guided visit and avoid the crowds. Casa Vicens was Gaudí’s first important project. Thus, you will be able to see huge differences with his most well-known works. Rooms with oriental details and Mudejar style dominate the site. Nonetheless, the artistic quality of the building does not fall far from his other works. It is the eight building listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in Barcelona. After the visit, your guide will accompany you to the coach to continue with the tour.
Park Güell: An experienced guide will pick you up after check in and you will enter the venue together. Remember to check in 15 minutes before the start of the activity.
As one of the most important works by Antoni Gaudí, the park is set in a unique area with amazing views over the city. Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1984, discover how the original project of Gaudí changed to build the current public park. Walk around the Monumental area of the park following your guide. Wander at Gaudí’s mastery and see how he created a naturalistic and organic style, achieving a perfect fusion between architecture and nature.
Sagrada Familia: Enter the monument and discover the ultimate must-see landmark in Barcelona. Learn about the history and significance of Sagrada Familia by the hand of your local guide. Marvel at the astonishing interior, rich in symbolism inspired on natural wonders. Walk freely around the nave whilst listening to your guide’s explanations of Gaudí’s masterpiece on your headsets. Take in all the details of the perfect fusion between architecture and spirituality. Tour the outside façades and wonder at the magnificence of details. Will you miss it out?
When the tour finishes you will be able to visit the museum. Enjoy an exhibition of drawings, plaster models and pictures about the construction development of the building from its origins. The museum will also provide valuable information about Gaudí’s life and career.
Optional tower access: At the end of the tour, your guide will take you to the elevator entrance for you to go up one of the towers by yourself. Admire the panoramic views over Barcelona.
How to Use
Upon purchase of the ticket, you will receive an email confirmation with e-ticket/e-voucher within two days. Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received.
This tour starts from Casa Vicens: C/ de les Carolines, 20 - Barcelona. This tour ends at Sagrada Familia.
Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the tour begins.