Sagrada Familia and Modernist Gems of Barcelona Walking Tour
The finest modernist architecture in the Eixample District
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- Explore the Recinte Modernista Sant Pau, once a hospital, now the world’s largest art nouveau complex.
- Admire beautiful homes, including Casa Mila and Casa Batlló, which embody the modernist artistic style of the city.
- Marvel at the monumental Sagrada Familia, undisputed symbol of Barcelona.
- See how buildings used for healthcare, home, and worship combine to create the modern art wonder of Barcelona
- Learn how Gaudi used his art to achieve extraordinary lighting and acoustics effects.
- Stroll the Passeig de Gracia, known for its beautiful modernist buildings.
- Discover the secrets hidden in the facades of a famous church.
What you'll do
Begin your beautiful Barcelona architecture walking tour at the Sant Pau Recinte Modernista, designed by Lluís Domènech i Montaner, one of the fathers of Catalan modernism. You’ll marvel at this 27-building complex — the largest A ... read more
Begin your beautiful Barcelona architecture walking tour at the Sant Pau Recinte Modernista, designed by Lluís Domènech i Montaner, one of the fathers of Catalan modernism. You’ll marvel at this 27-building complex — the largest Art Nouveau site in the world, which once housed one of the most important hospitals in Barcelona.
We’ll stroll along Avinguda Gaudí to La Sagrada Familia, the symbol of Barcelona and the most famous church designed by Antonio Gaudi. Your tour guide will tell you all the secrets of the symbols embedded in the two facades.
Next, your group will travel by subway to the most luxurious avenue in Barcelona: Passeig de Gracia. It’s famous for its high concentration of art nouveau and modernist buildings designed by architects like Gaudi, Montagner, Puig i Cadafalch, and others. Your guide will focus on the best of these, including Casa Milá, Casa Batlió, Casa Amatller, and Casa Lleó Morera.
You’ll soon realize that whether the buildings are for healthcare, a private residence or houses of worship, the attention to detail and beauty of design is always evident
Your tour ends at the Passeig de Gracia, which is also a great place to grab lunch. Your guide is happy to share recommendations for where to go for an authentic Barcelona experience.
Recinte Modernista Sant Pau
The world’s largest art nouveau complex
Symbol of Barcelona and Gaudi’s masterpiece
Passeig de Gracia
Home to modernist buildings and upscale shops and restaurants
Famous modernist houses
Including Casa Milá, Casa Batlió, Casa Amatller and Casa Lleó Morera
Plan your trip
This tour includes your ticket for subway transportation but does not include admission to La Sagrada Familia.
Tour ending point
This tour ends at Casa Lleó Morera.
We offer a 100% refund up to 24 hours before the start time.
Meet your guide in front of the Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau.
The walking portion of the tour is approximately 1 mile. If mobility is an issue, please arrange for a private tour.
We understand plans change. You can always change your tour 24 hours or more before you tour. We offer a 100% refund up to 24 hours prior to your tour start time. Within 24 hours of your tour, we would have incurred hard costs and therefore cannot allow rescheduling or cancellation without costs.
Plan to show up 15 minutes early. The tour starts promptly, and you won’t be able to catch up once it begins. Please keep in mind there are no refunds or rescheduling if you miss the tour.
Our tours run rain or shine. If there’s extreme weather and we have to cancel, you’ll get a full refund.
Tips aren’t expected but are always appreciated by our guides. If you think your guide did an outstanding job, a tip is a great way to show that.