Strategically located on the Mediterranean, Barcelona enjoys a temperate climate, a magnificent historical Gothic centre and is somewhat of an Architect's dream with the many art deco buildings scattered throughout the city. Enjoy five days in Barcelona, with local English speaking guides and taking time to explore the great architecture and culture the city has to offer.
Meet your driver for a private airport transfer.
A welcome package with your vouchers, a city map, train tickets (if relevant) and any other touristic information that we deem you may find useful will be waiting for you upon your arrival at your first hotel on your trip.
Visit the art galleries and/or museums of your choice in Barcelona with this Articket which entitles you to free admission to seven of the most important and remarkable museums and art centres in Barcelona: Picasso Museum, Fundacion Joan Miro, Casa Mila, Fundacion Antonio Tapies, Museo Nacional de Arte de Catalunya (MNAC), Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Barcelona (MACBA) and Centro de Cultura Contemporanea de Barcelona (CCCB). The Articket can be used once at each museum and at any time during a period of six months, so you can use it whenever you like throughout your stay in the city. Exchange your voucher for the Articket at any of the included museums during their opening hours.
Opened in 2006 and set on a wide avenue just one kilometre from Las Ramblas’ streetlife and the Sagrada Familia Cathedral. Contemporary, air-conditioned guestrooms all include minibars, satellite television, and complimentary high-speed Internet. Guests of the Barcelona Center Hotel can relax on the hotel’s sun terrace, head for a sauna or workout at the onsite fitness centre.
Take a half day walking tour following the footsteps of the legendary Architect Gaudi, with your private English-speaking guide. Walk the Barcelona of the 1900's, in the neighbourhood of " El Ensanche", discovering the temple of "La Sagrada Familia", Gracia avenue with the houses of Gaudí, and the Batlló House. Other sights to be visited are the Paseo de Gracia, and the facades of Casa Batlló and La Pedrera. (Tickets to Casa Batlló, Sagrada Familia and La Pedrera are included).
Park Güell is a garden complex with architectural elements situated on the hill of El Carmel in the Gràcia district of Barcelona and a must-see for every visitor to Barcelona. It was designed by famous architect Antoni Gaudí and built in the years 1900 to 1914. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Works of Antoni Gaudí". The park is open daily from 10:00AM, but closing times vary depending on the time of year (normally around 9PM). Admission is free.
How to reach Park Guell:
Metro stop "Lesseps" (Green Line, L3) On leaving the metro follow the street signposts for the park.
Due to park Guell's location and size, we recommend you schedule at least half a day for a visit.
Barcelona has lots of faces: apart from the Gothic quarter and the modernist one, there is a contemporary city that looks to the future, another Barcelona where the most renowned architects all over the world have been challenged to build their buildings. Discover the recent patrimony of both XX and XXI centurie, starting by visiting the Pabellón Mies van der Rohe, which was initially conceived for the Universal Exhibition in 1929. Continue along Montjuïc Mountain having a look at the Olympic ring and the Sport facilities where the Olympic Games where held in 1992: the Stadium, Sant Jordi Palace by Arata
Isozaki, the Tower by Santiago Calatrava. The tour will continue with the Miro Foundation, a beautiful Mediterranean construction, inaugurated in 1976 and designed by Josep Lluís Sert. We will stop in a window of the bay to enjoy the views of the harbor and the city from the heights. Arriving to the entrance door of Barcelona’s harbor, where the World Trade Center is situated, inaugurated in 1999, a work by Li Pei’s. Following the maritime façade, arrive at the Olympic Village, a new neighborhood by the sea, which showcases masterpieces by Bohigas-Martorell-Mackay (Olympic harbour, Folch’s Chimney), Franck Gehry (hotel Arts and Golden Fish Sculpture), Álvaro Siza (Meteorology Centre), León-Ortiz (Mapfre Tower), Enric Miralles and Benedito - Mateos (The Temple of Abraham). We will walk across, where the new icon of Barcelona is situated, Torre Agbar by Jean Nouvel. Finally, traverse the new and modern Diagonal Mar quarter and enter the Centro Internacional de Congresos de Barcelona was built, the biggest in the South of Europe, inaugurated in 2004 and designed by Mateo & Asociados and the Forum Building by Herzog y De Meuron.
Enjoy the afternoon at leisure, taking advantage of your Articket by visiting one of the 7 main museums and art galleries, or simply sit and relax over an iced coffee in one of the many squares and watch the world go by.
Citizens of other countries may require a visa. Please ask your Sales Advisor. These requirements change often and therefore it is best that you check with the Embassy of Spain for the most up to date visa information.
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