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Gaudi's Park Guell Guided Walking Tour

23 Reviews

  • Location: Barcelona, Spain
  • Duration: 2 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2140BCNPARKGUELL
Once you have encountered the outstanding beauty of Park Güell in Barcelona, no other park will ever amaze you quite as much. Led by a local guide, you’ll explore the park, see the most beautiful spots and hear many interesting facts about the park and its famous designer, Antoni Gaudi. Find out what makes the park so special, and enjoy stunning views of Barcelona from the park’s location on a hill.

Highlights

  • Led by a local guide
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Park Güell, an architectural marvel created by Antoni Gaudi in the early 1900s, was commissioned by Count Güell, who wanted Gaudi to design an elegant estate with family homes. But the housing development was unsuccessful and the space was instead turned into a public park. It’s an iconic feature of Barcelona that you don’t want to miss.

On this guided walking tour, enter Park Güell through the staircase dominated by a colorful dragon decorated with mosaic tiles; this Catalan style of mosaic is known as trencadís and is one of the most characteristic design styles in Barcelona. The park is arranged around a large central square bordered by a snaking, trencadís-covered bench.

Below the square, the roof of the lower court is supported by 86 Doric columns, with paths between them and viaducts on sloping columns. Gaudi’s work often united nature and architecture, and Park Güell is no different – the columns stand tall like trees.

Park Güell also contains a small house where Gaudi lived at one stage. The house has now been converted into a museum and contains interesting furniture also designed by Gaudi.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Central Barcelona
Departure Time:
12:30pm
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point

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Pricing information

Gaudi's Park Guell Guided Walking Tour

Gaudi's Park Guell Guided Walking Tour

Inclusions:
  • Local guide
  • Entrance Fee to Park Guell
Exclusions:
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Nancy, September 2014

We booked with Viator for the convenience and professionalism we trust. Their network of guides is unsurpassed. The tour was the perfect combination of information at a relaxing pace and exceptional tour guide (Christina). Christina was found with her umbrella right outside the main entrance. A word of advise, it was $7 to take a cab...just do it, you'll be glad you did!

Reviewed by: elifolken, July 2014

This tour was amazing!

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Tour code: 2140BCNPARKGUELL