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History of "Upmarket Barcelona: Modernist Architecture (Private Tour)"

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Version 11 – August 21, 2020 10:20

Description
  • From Gaudí to bullfighting arenas, this tour paints an exquisite picture of everything one associates with a vacation in Spain. On your tour, you will: 
  • * Explore the **Casa Amatller**, a stunning example of modernist building design. 
  • * Admire one of Gaudí’s best creations, the **Casa Batlló**. 
  • * Experience the serenity of the **cloisters**. 
  • * Visit **La Monumental from the outside**, the last bullfighting arena in commercial operation in Catalonia.
  • The **Dreta de L'Eixample** neighbourhood was built in the 1800’s as the city began to outgrow its medieval centre. A distinguished Catalan engineer designed the neighbourhood and it has become a very popular residence for the wealthiest citizens in the city. 
  • Your tour will begin in the so-called **Illa de la Discòrdia** or “block of discord” in English – in which you will see some of the finest examples of modernist architecture, including The **Casa Amatller** and the **Casa Batlló**, known locally as the “house of bones." You will then visit Barcelona's newest Basilica, **Conception Church,** with your guide, and explore the summery cloisters at your own pace. Finally, after a stroll through the neighbourhood, you will see the **Monumental**, the arena which hosted the last bullfight in Catalonia.
  • From Gaudí to bullfighting arenas, this tour paints an exquisite picture of everything one associates with a vacation in Spain. On your tour, you will: 
  • * Explore the **Casa Amatller**, a stunning example of modernist building design. * Admire one of Gaudí’s best creations, the **Casa Batlló**. * Experience the serenity of the **cloisters**. * Visit **La Monumental from the outside**, the last bullfighting arena in commercial operation in Catalonia.
  • The **Dreta de L'Eixample** neighbourhood was built in the 1800’s as the city began to outgrow its medieval centre. A distinguished Catalan engineer designed the neighbourhood and it has become a very popular residence for the wealthiest citizens in the city. 
  • Your tour will begin in the so-called **Illa de la Discòrdia** or “block of discord” in English – in which you will see some of the finest examples of modernist architecture, including The **Casa Amatller** and the **Casa Batlló**, known locally as the “house of bones." You will then visit Barcelona's newest Basilica, **Conception Church,** with your guide, and explore the summery cloisters at your own pace. Finally, after a stroll through the neighbourhood, you will see the **Monumental**, the arena which hosted the last bullfight in Catalonia.
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  • Not wheelchair accessible

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  • Explore one of Barcelona’s most exclusive neighbourhoods, which boasts striking architecture from some of the city’s best designers

Version 1 – April 23, 2020 16:55

Description
  • From Gaudí to bullfighting arenas, this tour paints an exquisite picture of everything one associates with a vacation in Spain. On your tour, you will: 
  • * Explore the **Casa Amatller**, a stunning example of modernist building design. * Admire one of Gaudí’s best creations, the **Casa Batlló**. * Experience the serenity of the **cloisters**. * Visit **La Monumental from the outside**, the last bullfighting arena in commercial operation in Catalonia.
  • The **Dreta de L'Eixample** neighbourhood was built in the 1800’s as the city began to outgrow its medieval centre. A distinguished Catalan engineer designed the neighbourhood and it has become a very popular residence for the wealthiest citizens in the city. 
  • Your tour will begin in the so-called **Illa de la Discòrdia** or “block of discord” in English – in which you will see some of the finest examples of modernist architecture, including The **Casa Amatller** and the **Casa Batlló**, known locally as the “house of bones." You will then visit Barcelona's newest Basilica, **Conception Church,** with your guide, and explore the summery cloisters at your own pace. Finally, after a stroll through the neighbourhood, you will see the **Monumental**, the arena which hosted the last bullfight in Catalonia.
  • From Gaudí to bullfighting arenas, this tour paints an exquisite picture of everything one associates with a vacation in Spain. On your tour, you will:
  • * Explore the **Casa Amatller**, a stunning example of modernist building design.
  • * Admire one of Gaudí’s best creations, the **Casa Batlló**.
  • * Experience the serenity of the **cloisters**.
  • * Visit **La Monumental from the outside**, the last bullfighting arena in commercial operation in Catalonia.
  • The **Dreta de L'Eixample** neighbourhood was built in the 1800’s as the city began to outgrow its medieval centre. A distinguished Catalan engineer designed the neighbourhood and it has become a very popular residence for the wealthiest citizens in the city.
  • Your tour will begin in the so-called **Illa de la Discòrdia** or “block of discord” in English – in which you will see some of the finest examples of modernist architecture, including The **Casa Amatller** and the **Casa Batlló**, known locally as the “house of bones." You will then visit Barcelona's newest Basilica, **Conception Church,** with your guide, and explore the summery cloisters at your own pace. Finally, after a stroll through the neighbourhood, you will see the **Monumental**, the arena which hosted the last bullfight in Catalonia.
Cancellation Notes
  • Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund
  • Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund
  • Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund
  • Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund