Barcelona, Spain

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Overview

Barcelona is renowned for its show-stopping architecture, from modernist masterpieces to grand Gothic churches. One little-known gem often missed by visitors is the Casa de la Seda, or the ‘House of Silk’, a National Landmark that dates back to the 18th century and boasts a fascinating history. Explore inside the opulent residence on this private 1-hour guided tour and marvel at the unusual Baroque Sgraffito architecture, silk-lined rooms and lavish guild room.
  • 1-hour private tour of La Casa de la Seda in Barcelona
  • Explore inside one of Barcelona’s lesser-known architectural masterpieces
  • Admire the silk-lined walls, ornamental furnishings and opulent rooms
  • Discover the fascinating history of Spain’s Art of Silk Association
  • Choice of several departure times throughout the day
  • This private tour ensures you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide
Meet your guide at La Casa de la Seda, next to the Palau de la Musica in downtown Barcelona. Begin your tour by admiring the building’s striking façade, as your guide points out the unique Sgraffito decoration, Baroque-style windows and beautiful balconies.

Then, learn how the guild house was built in the 18th-century as the headquarters for the Art of Silk Association, as you step inside the ‘House of Silk’. Follow your guide into the exquisite guild room with its plush furnishings and silk lined walls. Peek into the presidential office, where the highlight is an ivory depiction of Christ, and browse the library, where over three thousand important documents and historic parchments are displayed.

After learning about the art of silk making and marveling at the elaborate interior design, end your tour with a glass of cava.
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