Park Güell and Sagrada Familia: Discover the legacy of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona’s pride and joy and the greatest exponent of Catalan modernism, on this guided tour to Park Güell and the Sagrada Familia.
* Visit two of Gaudí’s jewels
* Admire the wonderful connection between art and nature in Parc Güell
* Get to know the location and symbolism behind Gaudí’s masterpiece: The Sagrada Familia.
There is no other park in the world like Park Güell in Barcelona. Contemplate this architectural wonder created by Antoni Gaudí as we walk through it accompanied by an expert guide. Explore its points of interest while listening to all kinds of stories around the history of the park and its famous creator. Admire the multicolored staircase dragon, with its colorful mosaic pottery known as "trencadís"; and look at the large central terrace, surrounded by a series of benches that form a great sea serpent. Going down to the lower part of the terrace you will find the vaulted courtyard, with 86 Doric columns in the shape of enormous tree trunks. As you walk along this path you can see how Gaudí masterfully integrated architecture into nature. He even built birds’ nests in these corridors and on the walls of the terrace.
Continue the tour to another of the great wonders of Gaudí, the Sagrada Familia, and marvel at this exceptional modernist building that has already become a symbol of the city. Contemplate its glorious facade, which has provoked all kinds of opinions since the architect began his project. Once inside, you can see impossible shapes and textures that offer a space of illusion and fantasy in which you will be absorbed.
Duration: 4 hours.
Start/opening time: At 7:45am.
End/closing time: At 11:45am.
Opening days/period: Friday and Sunday.
Languages: English and Spanish.