Modernisme Walking Tour
Modernisme Walking Tour The beautiful city of Barcelona is comprised of a number of unique districts, and on this Barcelona walking tour, you will explore the...
DescriptionModernisme Walking Tour The beautiful city of Barcelona is comprised of a number of unique districts, and on this Barcelona walking tour, you will explore the fascinating Eixample district, revered for its 19th and early 20th century modernist buildings. Antoni Gaudi, Puig i Cadafalch, Domanech i Montaner, and Enric Sagnier i Villavecchia are among the many notable architects who contributed to this extraordinary Art Nouveau style. After meeting your English-speaking guide at the tour office, you will head over to the Quadrat d'Or heritage district which is a true architectural showcase. Your Barcelona Art Nouveau tour cannot be complete without exploring the amazing modernist buildings designed by Antoni Gaudi. See the iconic apartment block Casa Mila, or La Pedrera, which is regarded for its revolutionary architectural style with its undulating walls and irregular floor plans. Also see the world-renowned Casa Batllo, which is considered the embodiment of the Art Nouveau style. You will be astounded by the arched roof and wave-like walls of this magnificent structure. Strolling through this astonishing district, you will also enjoy an exclusive guided tour inside Cadafalch's Casa Amatller, one of Barcelona's most ornate buildings. You will also see Domanech I Montaner's Art Nouveau masterpiece Casa Albert Lleo Morera. Preserved in its original condition with all its furniture and period decoration, visiting the inside of the Amatller home is like taking a journey through time. Finally, end the tour with an evening drink at one of the most emblematic terraces of Barcelona in La Casa de les Punxes. Here, you will be delighted by the stunning views of the city, the hidden roof terrace, and the wonders of the modernist architecture that surrounds this unique building. After the incredible sightseeing on this tour of Barcelona, you will have a new appreciation for modernist architecture.
A taxi or shuttle (not included, approximately 15 EUR each way) may be required to reach your departure location.
Preparation AdviceWe recommend wearing comfortable clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes.