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Private Custom Tour: Barcelona in a Day
"Your day in Barcelona is totally customizable and the itinerary for your half- or full-day tour will be tailored to suit your needs and interests. Before your tour your private guide will contact you to discuss the things you want to see so that your logistics can be arranged in advance.On the day of your tour meet your guide at your preferred location then set off by whatever necessary means of transport is required. Public transport is included but all meals entrance fees and requested transport by private vehicle are payable at your own expense.Perhaps visit some of the city’s must-see sights like Casa Batlló
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Barcelona Old Town Sky Walk Tour
"Meet your guide in central Barcelona in the morning and head to Barcelona Cathedral also known as the Cathedral of the Holy Cross and St Eulalia. From street level the church’s Gothic architecture is striking.Strutting through Old Town pass the beautiful square of Placa Sant Felip Neri which hides some of Barcelona’s secrets. Famed architect Antoni Gaudi was a parishioner here — nearby is the site where he was struck by a tram and killed. This tucked-away courtyard is also featured in the Woody Allen movie Vicky Cristina Barcelona.< a 14th-century church in the Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic). Ascend the bell tower to admire one of the best views of Barcelona capturing its colorful jumble of rooftops
From EUR43.00
 
Private Full Day City Tour in Barcelona
"This 8-hour tour in Barcelona will start with a panoramic drive through the city's main sites in your private vehicle and will finish with an afternoon walking tour around the city centre.The panoramic vehicle tour will include famous sites as th Palau Sant Jordi Calatrava Tower Montjuic mountain Plaza España Port Olimpic mirador of Valvidrera
From EUR85.00

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Maps of Gaudi Sites

In order to get a perspective of locations of the Gaudi sites, it is helpful to have maps to plan a route. These may help some in your venture. Local maps show the general direction, but not the...
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BruceDunning
Dec 05, 2011

Barcelona of Gaudi

Barcelona of GaudiGaudí's originality was at first ridiculed by his peers. Indeed, he was first only supported by the rich industrialist Eusebi Güell. His fellow citizens referred to the Casa Milà as...
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Danalia
Dec 23, 2010

1-Day Barcelona: Gaudi

As Spain’s second largest city and the capital of Catalonia, Barcelona is home to the 1992 Summer Olympics and unique architectures. Winter months can be a lovely time to visit Barcelona, provided the...
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sfwinegirl
Sep 11, 2009

1-Day Barcelona: Gaudi

Spend a day discovering the work of Antoni Gaudi and sample local cuisine. I wrote up my experience on my blog at http://www.1dayitinerary.com/2009/01/1-day-barcelona-gaudi.html
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winechick78
Jan 04, 2009

Street lamps

The impression of gaudi is seen all throughout the city of barcelona. For example, while walking down the roads, stop by a street lamp, it might be one of those masterpieces from this genius. As soon...
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Rupanworld
Oct 14, 2008

Modernist Barcelona: Gaudi's Fanal

Here is the famous Gaudi's Fanal (lamp). I don't like it very much but we can always say that Gaudi was still too young (1858) ;-). It is very (too much) elaborated, it has 6 lights and it ends with...
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Elisabcn
Aug 01, 2007

Gaudi Street Lamps

Observant visitors will notice that Gaudi also contributed a variety of unique street lamps to the city of Barcelona. These works by their design are among his earliest, commissioned soon after he...
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atufft
May 30, 2007

See the Beautiful &amp; Arty Buildings

We saw this magnificent building from the top deck of the tourist bus while the traffic lights were on red. It looked to me to have come straight out of a Fairy Tale book. The stunning architectural...
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scottishvisitor
Sep 11, 2006

I loved every thing in this...

I loved every thing in this city designed by Gaudi, Must are the Sagrada Familia the most amazing and intricate building I have ever seen, It alone was worth the trip. His Casa Mila is also nice...
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larsy
Sep 14, 2005

Gaudi Architecture

Gaudi architecture is what I primarily went to Barcelona for. And I bet you any tourist has seen at least one of his buildings, which are dotted all around the city.Some Great Gaudi Buildings:-...
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aliante1981
Feb 22, 2005

Antonio Gaudí

One of the major attractions of Barcelona is the architecture of Antonio Gaudí (mind that the stress lies on the last syllable of Gaudí).Antonio Gaudí (1852-1926) was an architect that was born in...
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JanPeter74
Oct 13, 2004

As much Gaudi as possible!

Don't miss La Pedrera, Casa Battlo, Palau Guell, Parc Guell and of course Sagrada Familia. You can get a pass that gives you discounts if you go to a bunch of these attractions. It can be purchased...
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kazander
Apr 29, 2004
 
 
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Casa Aduana

Old Customs House, didn't explore inside but very unique architecture. The building was completed in 1902 and now sits 3-4 blocks from the port. The building is currently closed and sits at the...
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Parc de la Ciutadella

Created at the same time as the Universal Exhibition of 1888, on the space formerly occupied by the original citadel. Ciutadella is one of the largest green areas of Barcelona with plenty of alleys...
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Museu Picasso - Picasso Museum

Located in the Gothic area of the city, the Picasso Museum is well worth a visit. The museum presents Picasso's works in a chronological order and this really helps to provide a greater understanding...
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Museu d'Historia de Catalunya - Catalan History Museum

This museum opened during 1943 and one of its major attractions is to take a walk underground and view the streets of the Roman and medieval city. We were on a tour and did not have time to enter the...
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Museu de la Xocolata - Chocolate Museum

This is a museum about chocolate. I love chocolate and found the visit interesting. The exhibition starts with cacao and how it was used in America. And then how it came to Europe and later with the...
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Barcelona Walking Tours Gotic

This Great tour, organized by Turisme de Barcelona, offers you the possibility to walk by the Gothic Quarter, with an experimented guide that will explain you the history of all the hidden corners of...
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