Barcelona City Tour
The author’s sightseeing tour of Barcelona by car involves acquaintance with the main sights and immersion in the fascinating world of Gaudi.
Duration is 4 hours.
We will drive along the main street of Paseo de Gracia and admire the houses of BATLO and MILA, which were built by Antonio Gaudi. We will stop in the heart of the city and admire the Bible in stone — the Sagrada Familia Cathedral and find out when the tallest Temple in the World will be completed and where the architect Gaudi Himself is buried.
Then we will climb to a height of 300 meters and plunge into the fabulous world of Gaudi in Guell Park, find out how Gaudi and the caretaker lived in this settlement, sit on a bench 302 meters long and take a bird’s-eye view of Barcelona. Entrance tickets to the Park cost 10 euros per person. But we will take care of the purchase of tickets and the absence of queues in advance. What was in Antonio’s head during the creative process, you can spy while watching the Gaudi Experience movie in the 4D cinema.
At the end of the trip, we will go to the Plaza de Espana and find out why there is no bullfighting in Barcelona anymore, which has been held here since 1572. From Montjuic Mountain we will admire the views of the Mediterranean Sea.
The logical conclusion of the tour will be a chic lunch with paella, fish, seafood and sangria in a non-tourist restaurant.
And if your curiosity and thirst for knowledge wants to get to know Gaudi’s work more deeply, then we will go inside
Sagrada Familia Cathedral costs 26 euros. Tickets to the Mila House are 35 euros, to the Batlo House 29 euros. Visit to each house — 1.5 hours
Duration is 6 hours.
For an additional two hours we will have time to plunge into the legends and secrets of the Gothic quarter. This is a walk that, like a time machine, will take you back 2,000 years, when the Romans founded the first city and winery.
We will also find out why the monument to Christopher Columbus — a monument 60 meters high dedicated to Christopher Columbus is located in our city, let’s go into the courtyard of the Cathedral, where 13 snow-white geese live.
Let’s taste the Spanish sweets of Torrona and learn the history of the origin of sweets. We will see the Pyramid of Castels and find out why it has become a symbol of the unity of the Catalan people. Take a walk through the famous Boqueria market and admire the abundance of seafood on the table of Spain. During the trip, the guide will tell you what else to visit on your own.
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