Gaudí and Modernism - Private Walking Tour

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17 reviews   (5.00)

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 3 hours

Departs: Barcelona, Barcelona

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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A guided walking tour of Modernist Barcelona architecture with an expert and passionate local guide. On this tour you will discover the most outstanding and surprising buildings that were built between the 19th and 20th centuries, such as Casa Milá, Casa Batlló the Sagrada Familia, and learn of the genius Antoni Gaudí . A journey into the luxury and madness of belle epoch Barcelona , among dragons, fairytale towers and secrets hidden at first sight.

What's Included

Experienced Local Guide

GST (Goods and Services Tax)

Metro ticket to Sagrada Familia

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 0 - 12
  • ADULT: Age: 13 - 99

Additional Info

  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Plaza de Catalunya
Famous square that separates the old city of Barcelona from the modernist area known as the Eixample, where we will talk about the evolution of the city, the marks left by the fighting in the Spanish Civil War that can still be seen, before entering the Modernista area of ​​the Eixample for the second part of the visit.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Passeig de Gracia
The most luxurious Paseo del Ensanche, the main street of the opulent Barcelona of the families of the Catalan bourgeoisie of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Bancs Fanals
Elaborate modernist lampposts that decorate the Paseo de Gracia for more than a century, full of symbols and interesting details.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Casa Lleo i Morera
The wonderful Casa Lleó i Morera is part of the famous Manzana de La Discordia, a set of modernist buildings without rival in Barcelona. The house, designed by the architect Domènech i Montaner at the beginning of the 20th century, is full of details about the life and thoughts of its creator and its owner, and guards many secrets on its facade.

• Admission Ticket Free

Casa Amatller
One of the best known modernist houses in Eixample, Casa Amattler, the work of the architect Puig i Cadafalch, was owned by a family of chocolate producers. We will talk about the history of chocolate at the time, the life of the Amatller and above all we will look for the symbols hidden on the facade. It is possible to go for free to the inner courtyard of the House, to admire the staircase, the old elevator and the refined sculptures.

• Admission Ticket Free

Basilica de la Sagrada Familia
The most celebrated monument in Barcelona in all its splendor, still incomplete by Gaudí, where we will finish our visit in great style. We will see in 30 minutes its various facades from the outside, we will tell its surprising and long history, we will analyze its secrets and the most interesting details about its construction.

• Admission Ticket Free

La Casa Malagrida
The Casa Malagrida is the first example of a modernist bourgeois house that we will see on the route. Property of Señor Malagrida, a rich tobacco industrialist, we will tell his life between Argentina and Spain through the decoration of the facade.

• Admission Ticket Free


Excellent & fun tour
sen0lan, 12-07-2022
This was a delightful and engaging tour! Patrick was so knowledgeable and kept it interesting & fun.
Small groups, informative & fun!
Charles P, 24-06-2022
I did the Gaudí and Modernism tour with Patrick and it was fantastic! He really knew his stuff. While the tour was highly informative, he managed to keep it fun and laid back at the same time. Previously, I have done a tour with one of the larger companies in Barcelona, and although that too was very good, I think that Be Local Tours definitely have the edge. The fact that the Be Local groups are generally smaller definitely helps. I cannot recommend them enough! Spend a couple of hours on one of their tours and you really will come away feeling that you know Barcelona that little bit better. Thanks Patrick! I definitely hope to do another one of your tours next time I return to Barcelona.
Great Tour
bethlS91PB, 16-06-2022
Our guide, Patrick, was really enthusiastic and extremely knowledgeable. He was happy to answer all questions and was clearly very passionate about what he was speaking about. I recommend this tour 100%
Incredible storytelling paired with great sights
Hogerton, 13-06-2022
My husband and I did an English-speaking Gaudi tour with Patrick the Gaudi Guide. Wow. Incredible storyteller. He really knew his stuff. And he was so passionate about the topic that, by the time it was over, WE were passionate about it too. He added some really helpful context and made the history of Barcelona architecture come to life. Neither of us knew anything about Gaudi when we arrived, but he really set the stage and made it easy to understand. By the time it was over, we had see a number of buildings, were fascinated by the different styles, and we could identify what makes these homes so unique. We’d definitely recommend Patrick specifically. The tour wouldn’t have been the same without him as the guide.
This Tour is a MUST
mareenoa, 26-05-2022
I took the Gaudi and Modernism tour with Patrick and I learned so much more! Patrick was amazing and very passionate. I strongly recommend this tour for anyone who visits Barcelona. The tour is not just about architecture but also about history, philosophy and politics! I have already visited Sagrada Familia by the time I took this tour and with Patrick I learned more things in 20 minutes than the tour guide from the basilica taught us in more than 1 hour. Great experience!
Outstanding tour!
Scott S, 18-10-2022
Five stars are too few to capture Patrick’s enthusiasm for and depth of knowledge of the subject. He was also helpful in helping us navigate our first metro ride in the city and identifying places to continue our explorations. Patrick is a first rate guide and we recommend him highly to anyone with an interest in learning about architecture and history in the Modernist era. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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