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Free Gaudi and Modernism Verified by FREETOUR.com Recommended by FREETOUR.com

Provided by Generation Tours
English  |  3:00 PM
Spanish  |  3:00 PM
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One of the most striking things about Barcelona is its unique and wonderful architecture, just one example of the charming and attractive elements of Barcelona thanks to the Modernist movement of the 19th Century. This free walking tour covers Modernism and the city by exploring the art, history, literature, music and, of course, architecture of the period as well as a close look at the most celebrated proponent of modernism in Barcelona, Gaudi. It is a thoroughly enjoyable and revealing tour, guaranteed to keep your interest and wonder throughout as you discover many details and secrets of the city which you would very likely not find without a local to show you. The guides are, as ever, passionate and very, very knowledgeable and deliver a fantastic tour with fervour and enthusiasm. It's an excellent way to gain a better understanding of an intrinsic part of beautiful Barcelona and authentic local culture and easily earns our recommendation.


On our Free Gaudi Walking Tour you'll learn all about the 19th Century in Barcelona, the most influential city on the Mediterranean coast, welcomed the Modernist Movement with open arms. What began to emerge was the reflection of Catalan cultural values in music, literature, painting, creating, art-nouveau & above all, architecture The most significant of all, Gaudi. Father of the unfinished masterpiece, La Sagrada Familia. Be enchanted by Barcelona’s beautiful buildings, dive into the history of this fascinating period and meet other backpackers with us.

Please note that you need one metro ticket on this tour.

This activity includes:

  • Casa Martí
  • Casa Battló
  • Sagrada Familia
  • Casa Milà (La Pedrera)
  • Gaudi's Life
  • Casa Lleó i Morera
  • Modernist Architecture
  • The Eixample district
  • Casa Amatller
  • Casa Antoni Rocamora
  • Casa Malagrida

Our Guides

    FREETOUR.com Traveler Reviews

  • “Gaudi and Modernism”
    Reviewed on March 05, 2019
    My guide Mariela was excellent, she was very knowledgable, explained in details, gave us time to observe and take pictures.
    I really enjoyed the trip.
    Thank you
  • “Gaudí and Modernalism free tour ”
    Reviewed on March 03, 2019
    Informative tour!
  • “Had fun enjoyed and learned more about barcelona”
    Reviewed on February 26, 2019
    Thank you diana. Was a lovely afternoon touring around gaudi and modernism
    Learned new things met international group of people and of course new and old sites
    Will recommend the tour to friends
    All the best
    Hola barcelona
    Ilana and ovadia cohen
© FREETOUR.com 2018 See all reviews

Meeting point

Steps of the Gothic Cathedral on Pla de la Seu

On arrival

Option 1.
From metro stop L1 - L4 URQUINAONA, walk down Via Laietana street and continue until you see the Cathedral on your right. Turn right onto Av. de la Catedral and continue on, the meeting point is on your left at the steps of the Cathedral in the square of Pla de la Seu

Option 2.
From metro stop L3 LICEU, go straight up on Las Ramblas (direction Plaça de Catalunya) and then turn right on Carrer Portaferrisa. Continue straight until you come onto Av. de la Catedral and continue on, the meeting point is on your right at the steps of the Cathedral in the square of Pla de la Seu.

Option 3.
Buses 17, 45, 120 and V17 take you to Laietana street and follow the directions above.

Things to note

How do free tours work? It' simple, you're free to pay what you feel the tour was worth. Your lovely local guides don't receive any income other than tips from satisfied customers like you, meaning top quality tours on fair terms. Enjoy!

IMPORTANT: Look for the guides with official Free Tour BLUE UMBRELLAS at the steps in front of the cathedral!
Please note that this tour is only available to individual travellers & groups of less than 7 people on a voluntary-tip-basis. Groups of 7+ will incur a set fee and must be booked in advance.

English  |  3:00 PM
Spanish  |  3:00 PM
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