Gaudí Essentials is the perfect experience to get your feet wet into Barcelona's beautiful modernist architecture. We will discover Gaudí's life and most relevant work walking around in very quaint and unique areas in Barcelona. In just 2 hours we will cover enough ground to learn about buildings and masterpieces such as Casa Batlló, Casa milà, Sagrada Familia and many others, all from the perspective and expertise of a local architect passionate about Barcelona and it's history.
We are Xavi & Helena, born and raised in Barcelona, and we would love to show you around! Xavi is an architect who has lived abroad in five different countries and has also traveled all around the world. His other passion is food. As an architect, he worked in Shanghai were he designed projects of all types from urban planning, to offices, to boutique hotels. He also worked on the refurbishment of an old country house in Mallorca. Helena has lived abroad for more than 5 years, working as a Spanish language instructor in South Korea. Before, I worked as a visitor assistant inside Sagrada Familia. It is there where I found love for Gaudí's architecture and his most celebrated artwork. There is no other church like this in the world and the views from the top of the towers are simply breathtaking!
2 subway tickets
We will walk around 3 different areas of Barcelona where Gaudí built some of his masterpieces. We'll discover his early works in the Old Town, then we'll wander around Passeig de Gràcia, Barcelona's lushest avenue to finally end the experience at Gaudí's masterpiece, Sagrada familia. To go from one area to the next we will take the metro (ticket included).
A bottle of water
Bring your camera as there will be plenty of photo opportunities.