Antoni Gaudí, was a Catalan architect and pioneer of Catalan modernism in the late 18 hundreds. His world-known masterpieces are mostly found within the city of Barcelona. Prepare to be enchanted by his stained-glass filled grand structures and fully dive into the architect’s life as you recreate a timeline journey along his works. On our Gaudi’s Best Driving Experience, for Gaudi enthusiasts shore excursion, experience the beautiful city of Barcelona through Gaudi’s eyes and mind in just the span of 4 hours!
The meeting point will be at the port. There you will meet with your Gaudi expert guide and professional driver to begin the Barcelona Highlight tour of Gaudi. She shall begin the tour by visiting Casa Batllò from the outside, hidden in the magical “Illa de la Discoòrdia”. The tour can be custom tailored to your best interests – choose the pacing and which sites to prioritize during your excursion!
Your expert licensed guide will take you around this area sharing with you everything you need to know about the intricate buildings and interesting stories and myths about medieval life in Barcelona. Be ready to be exposed to the exterior beauty of Casa Batllò – garnished with a Montjuïc sandstone façade and bone-shaped nature-inspired majestic columns.
You will then visit one of Gaudi’s most emblematic works, this being, Casa Milà most commonly known as La Pedrera. With its limestone-covered façade garnished at the top with white tiles resembling the image of snowy mountains, this building is guaranteed to make your mind implode with wonder! Hear tons of interesting stories and facts about the house and people that inhabited it
Following this, wonder at the exterior of Gaudi’s magnum opus, the Sagrada Familia. The still-unfinished Sagrada Familia, is the most visited monument in Spain and therefore a MUST when in Barcelona. The itinerary will also include a visit to the grand Plaça Reial and, for a bit of contrast, to the lively and modern Passeig de Gracia. Get hooked by the vibrant and cheerful atmosphere!
If you wish to turn this 4 hour tour into a full 8 hour day, you may wish to also be able to catch a glimpse of the fairy-tale world of Park Guell. Its nature inspired façade is guaranteed to take you on a dreamy journey through Gaudi’s imagination! A one-of- kind experience! After Parque Guell you will watch the 10 min show of Gaudi Experienza in 4D, a truly inspiring and exciting show that will help you better understand the crazy genius of this unique artist!