Guided Tour: Essential Gaudí (Sagrada Familia, Casa Ballló, Pedrera)

Modernism, linked to the Art Nouveau and Modern Style in Europe, lived its « high point » in Catalonia between 1888 and 1911. During these years many rich industrialists hired the most famous architects of the moment to build impressive mansions. The most famous of these architects was without a doubt,

Antonio Gaudí

(1852-1926).
Gaudí was a genius, with an uncommonly keen sense of geometry and volumes that permitted him to conceive new construction techniques and make impressive buildings, many times with little planning, since he preferred making models. His unmeasured creativity, not only applied to architecture, but he also created the interior details for the buildings like the windows, mosaics, balconies and wrought iron details and even the furniture and doorknobs...

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  • Barcelona Tour Gaudí Sagrada Familia
  • Barcelona Tour Gaudí Sagrada Familia
  • Barcelona Tour Gaudí Sagrada Familia
  • Barcelona Tour Gaudí Sagrada Familia
  • Barcelona Tour Gaudí Sagrada Familia
The goal of this tour is to discover the life and Works of Gaudí through three of his most important creations.

The

Batlló house

, finalized in 1906, is one of Gaudí’s most impressive works and a Barcelona icon. The fantastic facade with its colors, forms and decorative elements made of stone and crystal, arouse varied interpretations.

The

Milà house

, nicknamed “la Pedrera”, finalized in 1910, one of Gaudí’s most well-known works. We will visit the interior of the building in order to discover:
- The terrace from where you can admire the famous smokestacks, the mosaics and enjoy a privileged view of Barcelona and the Sagrada Familia.
- The Gaudí area, situated in the attic, a museum where you can find some models and furniture created by Gaudí.
- Reconstruction of an apartment from the era, with furniture and articles, so you can imagine the lifestyle of the Catalan bourgeoisie.

The

Sagrada Familia

, unfinished cathedral, the last of Gaudí’s works before his accidental death. Impressive because of its dimension and concept, this cathedral is a unique work of art that will leave you breathless...
After having discovered the detailed façade we will visit the interior and the museum which recreates the long history of the construction, Gaudí’s work methodology and you can see various models and studies of architectural details.

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