The unique modernist works of architect Antoni Gaudí help define Barcelona's contemporary urban landscape. Your full-day city discovery tour begins at a central meeting point in Plaça de Catalunya, where you'll connect with your knowledgeable local guide.
Explore the architecture of the famed Gothic Quarter on a morning walking tour. Discover Barcelona Cathedral and cross the Jewish Quarter as you head to Placa de Sant Jaume.
From here, ascend to the terrace of Montjuïc park, a hilltop cultural complex boasting great views of the city center and a rich history as the site of the 1929 International Exposition and the 1992 Olympic Games.
Next, experience Gaudí's most iconic work, the spectacular, dreamlike La Sagrada Familia Basilica. Admire the eye-popping Gothic exterior, and skip the long entrance lines to wander below the many interior arches and learn about the rich symbolism incorporated into its design. Afterward, explore the surrounding neighborhood including Plaça Sant Jaume, home to City Hall.
For some of the best views in the city, head into the Gaudí-designed Park Güell, with skip-the-line admission, a fantastical public terrace featuring colorful mosaics, undulating structures and panoramic views over Barcelona and the sea. Learn about the history of the park and its many secrets as you visit the most interesting corners with your guide.
Then, enjoy a skip-the-line visit to one of the most famous apartments in Spain, Gaudí’s Casa Milà, also known as La Pedrera. Head up to the rooftop terrace and see one of the original apartment residences preserved much as it was during the building’s construction in the early 20th century.