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Casa Vicens guided tour - Early morning priority access

Tour Description
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Discover the first house Gaudí designed in Barcelona on this exclusive visit to Casa Vicens. See a completely different style of oriental and Mudejar influences. The ornamental decorations of the building were the base for what would later become the Catalan Modernism

Highlights

  • Enjoy an early guided visit and avoid the crowds.
  • Casa Vicens was built as a summer home between 1883 and 1885.
  • Casa Vicens thus became one of the first examples of the aesthetic renewal of art and architecture which was taking place all around Europe in the late 19th century.

Included

  • Local guide.
  • Radio guide system.
  • Monolingual tour in English.
  • Exclusive early priority access to Casa Vicens.

Excluded

  • Food and drinks, unless specified.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Transfer from Casa Vicens to city center.

Please Note

  • Failure to show up at the established check-in time may entail losing the tour.
  • Starting Time: 09:15 AM / Check-in Time: 09:00 AM
  • Please be aware that is a walking tour, please come prepared and we recommend wearing comfortable clothes and shoes.
  • For your comfort, a radio guide system is offered during the tour, in groups of more than 5 people.
  • This tour is monolingual.

Restrictions

  • Failure to show up at the established check-in time may entail losing the tour.

Essential Information

  • This tour starts from Casa Vicens: Carrer de les Carolines 20, and ends at the same point.
  • Print your voucher and give it to your guide. E-voucher accepted.
  • Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the tour begins.
  • Julià Travel Gray Line Spain contact: 0034 93 317 64 54 / [email protected]
  • Cancellation policy: a 100% cancellation penalty applies if cancelled 24 hours or less prior to travel date or in case of no-show

Check in for the activity at least 15 minutes before the departure time at Casa Vicens. Meet your guide for the tour.

The house built between 1883 and 1888 was once located in an independent town from Barcelona. However, during the industrial revolution the city expanded and the walls were demolished. As a result, the original city united to surrounding villages. Today, the house is located on the Gracia neighborhood.

The landmark opens its doors earlier only for us. Enjoy an early guided visit and avoid the crowds. Casa Vicens was Gaudí’s first important project. Thus, you will be able to see huge differences with his most well-known works. Rooms with oriental details and Mudejar style dominate the site. Nonetheless, the artistic quality of the building does not fall far from his other works. It is the eight building listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in Barcelona.

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