Antoni Gaudí's Barcelona Walking Tour, Barcelona

Antoni Gaudí's Barcelona Walking Tour, Barcelona

Gaudí is admired around the world as one of the most distinctive architects of the 20th century. The unique technique and use of natural forms make his creations stand out from the pack. La Sagrada Família, Park Güell, Casa Batlló and other masterpieces will definitely take your breath away with their beauty, forms, colors, and overall design. Take this tour and enjoy the sight of Barcelona's architectural marvels created by Gaudí.
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Antoni Gaudí's Barcelona Walking Tour Map

Guide Name: Antoni Gaudí's Barcelona Walking Tour
Guide Location: Spain » Barcelona (See other walking tours in Barcelona)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 4 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 8.8 km
Author: clare
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Palau Güell

1) Palau Güell (must see)

Palau Güell (or Güell Palace) is a town mansion built in the 1880s for the local industrial tycoon Eusebi Güell by Catalonia's most prominent architect Antoni Gaudí. Today, it forms part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Works of Antoni Gaudí". The house is centered around the main room for guests. The guests would arrive in horse-drawn carriages through the iron front gate made up of a parabolic arch and intricately forged iron-work resembling seaweed and, partially, a...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Casa Calvet

2) Casa Calvet

The Casa Calvet is located in Calle Caspe, Barcelona and it is built in the typical Catalonian style. It comprises four stories, excluding the first floor and basement, and also contains a roof terrace. It is one of the many splendid architectural sites in Barcelona duly appreciated by locals and visitors alike.

Antonio Gaudi was the mastermind behind the design of this building and was commissioned to this project by the son of Pedro Martir Calvet, the textile manufacturer. The choice was...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Casa Batlló

3) Casa Batlló (must see)

Casa Batlló is a building restored by Antoni Gaudí and Josep Maria Jujol, built in the year 1877 and remodeled in the years 1904–1906. The local name for the building is Casa dels ossos (House of Bones), and indeed it does have a visceral, skeletal organic quality. It was originally designed for a middle-class family and situated in a prosperous district of Barcelona. The building looks very remarkable — like everything Gaudí designed, only identifiable as Modernism or Art Nouveau in the...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Casa Milà (La Pedrera)

4) Casa Milà (La Pedrera) (must see)

La Pedrera, also known as the Casa Milà, was constructed between 1905 and 1910 and was completed in 1912. The mastermind behind the designing of the structure was the prominent architect Antoni Gaudi, who was perhaps the most famous architect of his time, and his work is scattered in all of Barcelona today. Located in the Eixample district of the city, the Casa Milà was actually built for Roser Segimon and Pere Milà. In 1980, the building lost most of its glory as the paint wore off and the...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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La Sagrada Família

5) La Sagrada Família (must see)

The Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família (Templo Expiatorio de la Sagrada Familia; "Expiatory Church of the Holy Family"), often simply called the Sagrada Família, is a massive, privately-funded Roman Catholic church. Considered the master-work of renowned Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí (1852–1926), the project's vast scale and idiosyncratic design have made it one of Barcelona's top tourist attractions. The fact that the church is in the process of being built is as...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Park Güell

6) Park Güell (must see)

Park Güell (Catalan: Parc Güell) is a garden complex with architectural elements situated on the hill of el Carmel in the Gràcia district of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. It was designed by the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí and built in the years 1900 to 1914. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Works of Antoni Gaudí". The focal point of the park is the main terrace, surrounded by a long bench in the form of a sea serpent. The curves of the serpent bench form a number of...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Casa Vicens

7) Casa Vicens

Casa Vicens - once a private house now turned museum - is a unique place for knowledge, culture, get together time, leisure and, ultimately, enjoyment; an authentic discovery of the extraordinary universe of architectural genius Gaudí. Along with a permanent collection, the interactive museum houses temporary exhibitions throughout the year, as well as a series of cultural and educational events of various...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia

Walking Tours in Barcelona, Spain

Create Your Own Walk in Barcelona

Create Your Own Walk in Barcelona

Creating your own self-guided walk in Barcelona is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Eixample Souvenir Shopping

Eixample Souvenir Shopping

It's a pity, if not a crime, to leave Barcelona without visiting the local specialty shops. Check out this Eixample souvenir shopping tour for some gifts and souvenirs unique to Barcelona that you may want to bring home to your loved ones from this wonderful city.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 km
Picasso Walking Tour

Picasso Walking Tour

Pablo Picasso - the great Spanish painter, draftsman, and sculptor - developed his style in Barcelona where he spent many years of his life. This tour will take you to the bohemian sites of the city associated with the famous artist. Here you can visit Picasso Museum, the art gallery where his works were displayed for the first time to the public, and other similarly important places.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.6 km
El Raval Walking Tour

El Raval Walking Tour

El Raval is a district in Barcelona which features many worth visiting attractions. The neighborhood is known as Barri Xinés, which means "Chinatown". El Raval is very lively during the day and quite awake all through the night, so visitors will always have something to do and see here. Be one of them and enjoy yourself in El Raval.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 km
La Rambla Walking Tour

La Rambla Walking Tour

La Rambla is the street in central Barcelona, popular with tourists and locals alike. Seemingly endless, it is filled with cultural and historic landmarks, as well as shops and cafes. The Spanish poet Federico García Lorca once said about La Rambla, "The only street in the world which I wish never ended." Take this tour to explore the most famous sites on La Rambla, Barcelona.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.3 km
Montjuic Walking Tour

Montjuic Walking Tour

Montjuïc is a hill in Barcelona which offers a variety of great attractions of historic, cultural, and architectural value. Here, you can watch a magic show by Font Màgica de Montjuïc, visit the place where matadors faced the bulls in the past, explore the Castell de Montjuic with its spectacular views, and much more. Discover the best spots of Montjuïc with this tour today!

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.0 km
Museums Tour

Museums Tour

Barcelona abounds in museums with rich expositions that are both informative and entertaining. The city's 55 museums cover a plethora of subjects, from art to history to architecture to science to sports to war. Take this tour to get familiar with the most acclaimed museums, galleries and scientific centers of Barcelona.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 km

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