Barcelona Architecture and Urban Planning Tours
4 Days 3 Nights from only £179pp
Gaudi’s unique and quirky architecture designs which are synonymous with this vibrant city strangely complement the contemporary works of Norman Foster, Jean Nouvel et al. This is a popular and fun tour for Architecture buffs.[tabpanel tab1=”Typical Itinerary” tab2=”Subject Related Visits” tab3=”Don’t Forget to Visit” tab4=”What’s Included”] [tab id=”1″]Here is a sample 3 day/2 night tour…
|Day 1||Flight to Barcelona||Transfer to your accommodation and explore the famous Ramblas street||Group meal at Hard Rock Cafe|
|Day 2||Guided Modernist Architecture tour||Relax in the amazing Parc Guell||See a Flamenco Show|
|Day 3||Tour of the Olympic site||Visit the Nou Camp Stadium home to FC Barcelona||Group meal in a Catalan Restaurant|
|Day 4||Free time for personal sight seeing and shopping||Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK||Arrive back in the UK|
Feel free to contact us to tailor your own tour. 0845 200 0030
[/tab][tab id=”2″] No Architecture and Urban Planning visit to Barcelona is complete without visiting…
Discover the masterpieces of the Modernism Architecture of Barcelona. Pay a visit to La Sagrada Familia the large Catholic Church designed by Gaudi – this large UNESCO World Heritage Site may be uncomplete but it was consecrated by Pope Benedict XVI in 2010.
Casa Mila also designed by Gaudi is considered an innovative piece of work for its steel structure and curtain walls. Interesting fact: Gaudi wanted the people in the flats to know each other therefore there was only lifts on every second floor so people had to communicate with one another on different floors.[/accordion] [accordion title=”Olympic Village & Port (Hospital del Mar) “]
Constructed in the late 1980s and early 1990s for the 1992 Summer Olympic Games, it is one of the most notable of the building projects the sporting event left behind.[/accordion] [accordion title=”Diagonal Mar (Agbar Tower; Edifici Forum)”]
The 38 – story skyscraper marks the gateway to the new technological district, opened in 2005 by the King of Spain at a cost of 130 million euro it is one example of high-tech architecture in the city.[/accordion] [accordion title=”Centre (MACBA; CCCB) “]
MACBA; The Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, opened in 1995 and covering three periods of modern art, it is situated amongst some of Barcelona’s oldest streets and buildings, combining the past and present of Barcelona.
CCCB; The Centre De Contemporania De Barcelona. Most of the most visited exhibitions and art Centres in Barcelona, it has a rather eclectic approach- linking the academic world with creative processes and citizens in the core themes of city and urban culture.[/accordion] [accordion title=”Montjuic (Poble Espanyol; Joan Miro Foundation) “]
Montjuic is a broad shallow hill overlooking the harbour it has a commanding view over the city’s harbour below.
Poble Espanyol is an open-air architectural museum located on the mountain of Montjuic constructed in 1929 it contains 117 buildings with streets and squares reproduced to scale.
Joan Miro Foundation houses the best public collection of the work of Joan Miro, with 300 paintings, 150 sculptures and his complete graphic work; it also presents a programme of temporary exhibitions by 20th Century artists.[/accordion]
For prices on these and many more subject related visits call 0845 200 0030
No visit to this city is complete without visiting…
Discover the masterpieces of the Modernism Architecture of Barcelona. Pay a visit to La Sagrada Familia the large Catholic Church designed by Gaudi – this large UNESCO World Heritage Site may be uncomplete but it was consecrated by Pope Benedict XVI in 2010.[/accordion] [accordion title=”Parc Guell “]
Parc Guell is a garden complex with stunning stone structure, tiling, and fascinating buildings. Commissioned by Eusebi Guell he wanted to create a stylish park for Barcelona aristocracy – why not take a walk around and decide if he was successful.[/accordion] [accordion title=”Montserrat “]
Montserrat is a multi-peaked Benedictine monk mountain with high significant religious importance – it is known as the site of the Benedictine Abbey. The views around the Montserrat are truly breathtaking, a sight not to be missed.
For prices on these and many other attractions call 0845 200 0030
✓ Executive coach travel
✓ Use of the coach during the tour
✓ Return ferry crossing via Dover / Calais
✓ Accommodation on a B&B basis
✓ Multi-bedded rooms for students
✓ Single/twin rooms for leaders
✓ Free itinerary planning and visits booking service
✓ Comprehensive travel pack
✓ 1:10 leader place ratio
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