If you want to know about the most important artistic movement of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, this guided tour is the perfect introduction to the greatness of Catalonia’s home-grown art nouveau, Modernisme, which will reveal how it originated and tell you about its key figures.
Modernisme is inextricably linked to the modern history of Barcelona. This enthralling guided tour will give you an intimate glimpse of the works by such renowned architects as Gaudí
, Domènech i Montaner
and Puig i Cadafalch
through the eyes of an expert.
You'll find out a whole host of details about the history of modernisme as you wander through the magnificent "Quadrat d'Or
" heritage district which is a true architectural showcase. From here, you'll be able to admire the majestic Casa Batlló
, the amazing Pedrera
and other modernista architectural gems, including the Casa Amatller
. You'll head down the Via Laietana and stop off at the famous and breathtaking concert hall, the Palau de la Música Catalana
, where architecture blends with the decorative arts. You'll also visit the beautiful Museu del Modernisme de Barcelona
, which will help you better understand the age of splendour of this artistic trend in Catalonia through an illustrative exhibit.
This is certainly a visit to enjoy and keep in your memory for many years to come!.
What does your booking include?
- Two-hour guided tour led by professional guides
- Wireless tour guide system designed to aid communication between participants and the guide.
- Free admission to the Museu del Modernisme de Barcelona.
- 20% off the tour of the Palau de la Música Catalana.
- 2€ off the tour of the Casa Batlló.
- 20% off the Modernisme Trail pack.
From April to October
English: Wednesday and Friday at 6pm.
Catalan/Spanish: Sunday at 12noon.
French: Sunday at 10.30am.
From November to March
English: Wednesday and Friday at 3.30pm.
1/1, 6/1, 12/2, 25/3, 1/5, 24/6, 11/9 and 12/10.
: Turisme de Barcelona Tourist Information Point: pl. de Catalunya 17, basement. Metro: L1 and L3, Catalunya stop. Bus: 16, 17, 41, 42, 55 and 141. Rodalies Renfe and FGC: pl. Catalunya stop.
- Tours are guaranteed. Places are limited.
- Free for the under 12s.
- Please arrive 10 minutes before the tour commences.