Meet your guide at Barcelona's cruise terminal and climb aboard a private vehicle to begin your day-long architectural adventure. To begin, learn about the life and inspiration of Spain’s most famous architect at the 4D Gaudí Experience, an interactive, multisensory exhibit. After this immersive introduction, head for the Barcelona hills and the surreal sculptural gardens of Park Guell. Take in spectacular views of the city and sea at this unique, playful park that's a big hit with visitors of all ages.
Next, experience the wonder of Gaudí’s crowning achievement, the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Sagrada Familia Cathedral. Admire the stunning spires and otherworldly facade before skipping the long entrance queue and heading inside for an audio-guided tour of the richly symbolic interior.
Midday, taste Spanish tapas or other regional Catalonian cuisine with a 1.5-hour lunch break (own expense), and then spend the afternoon among the Modernist masterpieces of the Eixample neighborhood. Visit the famous Casa Milá, also known as La Pedrera (‘The Quarry’) — Gaudí’s final civic undertaking. Skip the line once again and learn about history history of the undulating, vibrantly decorated apartment building on an audio tour.
Return to your waiting cruise ship and say farewell to your guide at the end of the 8-hour tour.
Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your excursion ends with ample time for you to return to the Barcelona port for your ship’s departure. In the extremely unlikely event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.