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Picasso & The Gothic Quarter Walking Tour

Picasso Museum and Gothic Quarter

Highlights

Façade of the Cathedral: The Gothic Cathedral was started in the 13th Century and finished 6 centuries later. We'll also show you the remains of the Roman Wall at Plaça Ramon Berenguer.
Picasso Museum (45 minutes guided visit + free time): Skip the line and be inspired by the first steps of Pablo Picasso as an artist. The museum will probably be the key to start knowing the development of this artist.
You will find his full unfolding up to the Blue Period, an important representation of works from 1917, the series of Las Meninas (1957) and a comprehensive print collection. Housed in 5 medieval palaces and inaugurated in 1963 at the expressed wish of the artist, the museum has a collection of 4,200 pieces of art.
Plaça del Rei (King’s Square): a medieval marvel with the Tower of King Martí, 5 floors high which was built in 1555; Santa Àgata’s chapel (15th Century) and the Saló del Tinell (1359-1362). It is said that the Catholic monarchs, Fernando and Isabel, received Columbus here on his return from America.
Plaça Sant Jaume: This square is the centre of the city’s political activity with the City Hall facing the Palau de la Generalitat, the seat of the Autonomous Catalan Government. Historically, the city’s two major Roman roads crossed here: the Cardo and the Decumanus.
The tour will end at Plaça Sant Jaume in the Gothic Quarter. It is a 2 minute walk to La Rambla, so you can stay and wonder around or return to Plaça Catalunya. Our guide will give you all the orientations you may need.

Description

Skip the line to visit the Picasso Museum and discover the bond between Picasso and Barcelona. 

Picasso and Barcelona have always gone hand in hand and that's why this tour will offer you the opportunity to discover the close tie between them.
The Gothic Quarter and the Picasso Museum tour will make you enjoy the hidden places and the very best narrow streets of the city.

Itinerary

Pl. Catalunya > Cathedral > Picasso Museum (45 minutes guided tour) > Plaça del Rei, Plaça Sant Jaume with the buildings of Generalitat and Ajuntament.

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Pickup

Pl. Catalunya opposite Tourist Office, in front of Banco de Espana, Olivia Plaza Hotel & Deutsche Bank

Dropoff

End of tour in the Plaza Sant Jaume in the Gothic Quarter. It is a 2-minute walk from the Rambla, you can stay there or return to the Plaça Catalunya. Our guide will give you all the guidance you may need

Things to bring

Printed voucher

Inclusions

Certified, English-speaking local guides who love their job.

We use a radio-guide whisper system to ensure all can hear the guide perfectly.

Entrance fee to the Picasso Musseum

Exclusions

Not mentioned entrance fees, meals and drinks

Cancellation

Cancellation more then a week in advance: administration costs of 15%
Cancellation between a week and 48 hours prior to departure date: 50% of the total amount
Cancellation less than 48 hours prior to departure date : 100% of the total amount
No show: no restitution

Additional Info

 

Duration: 2.5 hours hours

Departure time:

Daily at 9:00 am except Sundays and Monday from April 7th till October 31st 

Please note:

  • We advise to book this tour at least 48 hours in advance
  • Check in at the departure point at least 15 minutes before departure time
  • Prices, times and itineraries are subject to change without prior notice
  • To book this tour please click on the calender on the right  

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