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Barcelona: Scavenger Hunt & Modernist Self-Guided Tour

1. Barcelona: Scavenger Hunt & Modernist Self-Guided Tour

Get to know Barcelona’s Modernist District at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour. You'll explore the city on foot and get points for solving different types of tasks: Find sights: You will use hints to find the best sights and hidden gems throughout the city. The map function in the app will help you get there. Solve questions: Once you’ve arrived at the place you’re looking for, you’ll be asked questions about the sight. Most of the time, the answers are hidden in signs, pictures, etc. A great and fun way to learn new things about the city. Have fun: During the adventure you can also expect exciting photo tasks that require a lot of creativity. If you master the snapshots, you will be rewarded with points. Along the way, you’ll reach amazing places like the “Batlló house”, “Milà house”, “The Sagrada Familia”, “Amatller House” and many more! After you buy the ticket, you will receive an access code that you can use in the app. After you book the game, you’ll get a game code via email with instructions on how to play. Head to the “Lleó i Morera House” and use the code to unlock the game in the app. The tour ends at the “The Nativity Façade”. The experience is not limited in time. You can explore the city at your own pace and take breaks. Just download the Explorial-App, go to the starting point, and you’re ready to start with the game. The tour lasts on average about 1-2 hours.

Barcelona: Casa Amatller Priority Entry Ticket

2. Barcelona: Casa Amatller Priority Entry Ticket

Explore a key building by the architect Puig i Cadafalch with a priority entrance ticket to the Casa Amatller house museum. See the original furniture and decoration of the Modernist monument, designed in 1898 for the industrialist chocolatier, Amatller Antoni. Learn more about the industrial production methods of the Chocolates Amatller company. Hear about the building from an art historian guide as you marvel at the main staircase in the lobby and rooms where the noble Amatller family lived. Get explanations about each part of the house and its historical context through the provided tablet and headphones. Look at photographs and videos to see what the house looked liked in historical times, and ask your guide any questions you may have. End in the chocolate shop, where you can discover an exclusive selection of Amatller chocolates.

Barcelona: Go City Explorer Pass - Choose 2 to 7 Attractions

3. Barcelona: Go City Explorer Pass - Choose 2 to 7 Attractions

Visit 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, or 7 top attractions of your choice and save up to 35% compared to buying individual tickets with a Barcelona city pass. Simply show a digital or printed copy of your pass for entry. Valid for 60 days from its first use, your pass gives you plenty of time to enjoy your vacation. Go on a tour of Sagrada Familia, visit Gaudí's La Pedrera, make your way around town with a 1-day hop-on hop-off bus tour including 45 stops, take in the panoramic sights from Montjuïc cable car, explore the home of FC Barcelona, or relax on a Las Golondrinas boat cruise. With the Barcelona Explorer Pass you can choose any 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7 attractions, museums, or tours from the following: Popular attractions • Parc Güell Guided Tour • Sagrada Familia Guided Tour • Casa Batlló • La Pedrera • Las Golondrinas Boat Cruise • Barcelona Bus Turistíc (Hop-On Hop-Off) • FC Barcelona - Camp Nou Stadium Tour • Picasso Museum Guided Tour • Poble Espanyol de Barcelona • Barcelona Montjuïc Cable Car Tours & experiences • Barcelona Bike Tour • Montserrat On Your Own with Bus Transfer Included • Tapas Tasting and Gothic Quarter Tour • Gaudí and Modernism Walking Tour • Best of Barcelona Architecture Walking Tour • Old Town and Gothic Quarter Walking Tour • Raval Walking Tour: Barcelona's Gritty Past • Barcelona Ancient Markets Walking Tour • Gaudi Experience 4D • Estrella Damm Brewery • Escape Hunt Barcelona Places of interest • L'Aquàrium de Barcelona • Barcelona Zoo • Vicens House Gaudí • MACBA - Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art • MEAM - Museu Europeu d'Art Modern • Fundació MAPFRE • CosmoCaixa Barcelona • Moco Museum • Museu de la Música • Egyptian Museum of Barcelona • Sant Pau Modernist Center • Big Fun Museum and Museum of Illusions - combined entry • Casa Amatller • Olympic and Sports Museum • Gaudi's Crypt at Colonia Güell • History Museum of Catalunya • Catalunya en Miniatura • Illa Fantasia Water Park (seasonal - open in summer) Attractions and tours are subject to change. Please check the digital guide included on your confirmation voucher before you go for the full list of inclusions, opening times, and reservation instructions, where applicable.

Barcelona Modernism and Gaudí Walking Tour

4. Barcelona Modernism and Gaudí Walking Tour

Learn about Catalan Modernist architect Antoni Gaudí and his major works on this 3-hour guided tour. Discover the creations of this visionary and hear how he managed to achieve his goals. Marvel at the magnificent basilica, La Sagrada Familia, a work that is still in progress. Hear about the controversy over the interpretation of the façade of the Passion, by Gaudí’s successor, Subirachs. You’ll see other works and important Modernist buildings in Eixample, part of modern Barcelona created in the mid-19th century as the city expanded beyond its medieval walls. Discover the ideals of urban planning of Cerdà and his original vision, in which each interior block had a garden. Highlights of the tour include: • Passeig de Gracia, the city’s most upscale avenue with some amazing architecture • La Pedrera, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984, and the last civil work designed by Antoni Gaudí • Casa Calvet, a building created for a textile manufacturer by Catalan architectural genius Antoni Gaudí • Casa Batlló, often interpreted as the surface of the rolling sea in the heart of Barcelona • Casa Lleó Morera, by architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner, was commissioned in 1902 • Casa Amatller, a building in the Modernist style, designed by Josep Puig i Cadafalch (along with Casa Batlló and Casa Lleó Morera) • Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, a large Roman Catholic church designed by Gaudí, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site • Casa Comalat, by architect Salvador Valeri i Pupurull, and clearly influenced by Gaudi's organic forms • Palau del Baró de Quadres, by Josep Puig i Cadafalch, and a 1900 refurbishment of a residential block on Carrer Rosselló • Casa Terradas o Casa de les Punxes and Palau Montaner

Barcelona: Casa Amatller Guided Visit with Chocolate Gift

5. Barcelona: Casa Amatller Guided Visit with Chocolate Gift

The Amatller House Museum, a key work of the architect Puig i Cadafalch, is one of the most exceptional buildings of modernist Catalan architecture in Barcelona and one of the most comprehensive house museums of Catalan Modernism. Amatller House Museum is an authentic hidden treasure in the heart of the city which conserves all of its splendor and the essence of the beginning of the century thanks to the existence of all of its original furniture and decoration, the fruit of extensive and careful restoration. It was designed in 1898 by the industrialist chocolatier Amatller Antoni, who had made his fortune by introducing industrial production methods into the family chocolate company Amatller Chocolates Visit the Amatller House Museum without queueing with your priority entrance ticket and discover the beauty of this modernist work. At the beginning of the visit, a guide who is specialized in the history of art will be waiting for you at the ticket booth, which is located in the main entrance of the building, to accompany you through the lobby and the main staircase until you reach the remarkable noble floor, the home of the Amatller family. During your visit, you will receive in-depth and detailed information about the historical context, the Amatller family and the architect Puig i Cadafalch, as well as getting to know and discover all of the elements of Catalan modernist architecture and the decoration and furniture in the house, all designed in the original style of the time.  

Barcelona: Architecture Walking Tour With Local Guide

6. Barcelona: Architecture Walking Tour With Local Guide

Deepen your knowledge of Barcelona’s world-famous architecture on this walking tour. Accompanied by a local guide, uncover all there is to know about the city’s most famous buildings, from the Sagrada Família to the Art Nouveau wonders of Passeig de Gràcia. Begin your tour at the Sant Pau Recinte Modernista, a former hospital that was designed by Lluís Domènech i Montaner, one of the fathers of Catalan Modernism. Marvel at this huge complex, which consists of 27 buildings and is the largest Art Nouveau site in the world. Next, stroll along Avinguda Gaudí to the Sagrada Família, the symbol of Barcelona and the most famous building designed by Antonio Gaudí. Your tour guide will tell you all the secrets of the symbols embedded in the two facades as you view the lovely Sagrada Família from all angles. Continue along the scenic Passeig de Gràcia, famous for its Art Nouveau and modernist buildings designed by architects like Gaudí, Domènech i Montaner, and Puig i Cadafalch. Your guide will focus on the best of these, including Casa Milá, Casa Batlló, and Casa Lleó Morera. Next, take a look at one of the most unique modernist buildings, the Casa Amatller and learn all about the Barcelona chocolate-making process that began in 1797. Treat yourself to a taste of the delicious selection of Amatller chocolates in the chocolate shop (not included). End your Barcelona walking tour at the Casa Lleó i Morera, another masterpiece designed by Domènech i Montaner. Now occupied by luxury fashion store Loewe, the building is one of Barcelona’s best-preserved modernist buildings and features impressive stained glass, mosaics, sculptures, and woodwork. At the end of the tour you will understand how these incredible buildings – whether used for healthcare, housing, or worship – include an attention to detail and graceful design that always shine through. They are what make Barcelona so special.

Barcelona: Discover Gaudi Architectural Guided Tour

7. Barcelona: Discover Gaudi Architectural Guided Tour

See amazing examples of modern architecture including the Antoni Tàpies Foundation and Casa Lleó Morera by Domènech i Montaner, Casa Amatller by Puig i Cadafalch, hidden courtyards, and, of course, the 3 main residential buildings designed by Antoni Gaudi: Casa Calvet, Casa Batlló, and Casa Milà.  Trace the path that took Antoni Gaudí from his social concerns toward a total absorption with the divine until he finally became 'the last great cathedral builder.' Delve into the architectural essence of Gaudi and his visual power, which made him such an inspiration to the Surrealists as well as the most famous Spanish architect. You'll learn about a series of turning points in his career that include a project in Manhattan, the last commission from his patron, Eusebi Güell, and his first architectural steps with the Sagrada Família. All of the guides are practising architects, most of whom are also professors of architecture as well as architectural critics. This wide spectrum of knowledge on a huge range of topics will help you to get an in depth insight into the buildings visited. At the end of the walk, you will receive a guide written by the local partner's passionate team with suggestions of places to have a drink and architecture to admire.

Barcelona: Gaudí Highlights Tour by E-Bike

8. Barcelona: Gaudí Highlights Tour by E-Bike

Explore the Gaudi architecture of Barcelona on an electric bike that makes light work of the distances between each site. The 3.5-hour tour starts from in front of Barcelona’s medieval cathedral, where you will learn how to ride an electric bike and how to navigate the city. Your first stop will be Ciutadella Park, admire the ornamental waterfall, Gaudi’s first major project when he was still a student. Continue to the Sagrada Familia, Barcelona’s most famous building and a spectacular, unfinished, cathedral with distinct spires and façades. When you have finished exploring, your group will return to the Old City via Paseo de Gracia, where you expert guide will make sure you pause to take in the history and stunning exteriors of the Casa Batlló and Casa Milà, at the centre of the Famous La Manzana de la Discordia, a collection of buildings that are some of the world's best representations of the Modernist architectural period, with mosaic façades, ornamental balconies and bizarre chimneys.

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What people are saying about Casa Amatller

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 110 reviews

Very pleasant, relaxed tour with a very nice and funny tour guide - a big "thank you" to Julia. Exploring Barcelona by bike is exciting and the information about history and architecture is very interesting.

Beautiful place. Very friendly staff. Less visited and yet worth the visit.

Definitely go to chocolate cafe at the bottom and sit out back.

Good value for money, easy to use, many atractions included.

Tour guide was great. Amazing architecture. Loved it!