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Visit the Casa Vicens in Barcelona: the first Gaudi building

Including a walk in the neighborhood of Gracia and a mosaic workshop

 

 

 

 

 

 

Discover Gaudi first project

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100% Private

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Architecture

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Mosaic Workshop

Ideal for kids and teens

In November 2017, after nearly four years of renovation the Casa Vicens in Barcelona opened its doors.

For the first time, we can admire the architecture of a young Antoni Gaudi.

For the first time, we can admire the architecture of a young Antoni Gaudi. In fact, this is his first solo project. Casa Vicens was the first building designed by Gaudí in its entirety.

During the visit to Casa Vicens by Gaudi, the models will unveil you the original project and the size of the garden and a walk inside the house will show how Gaudi was a genius. Materials, artistic techniques and the distribution of the rooms reveal an architect with great practical vision. The living room, the gallery and the smoking lounge are part of this fantastic journey. The icing on the cake of this visit of the Casa Vicens in Barcelona is a walk to the roof where we will find the first chimneys made by Gaudi, something that has almost become his signature.

La Casa Vicens is located in the Gracia district. That’s why we propose a stroll to explore the area and considering that the mosaic is very important in the work of Gaudí, also we offer a workshop to learn the trade.

Duration

4
hours

Meeting Point

at your accommodation.

Explore

The area 
of Gracia

Price

265€
price per group (1-6)

How is the visit to Casa Vicens by Gaudi?

First, let’s walk around the neighborhood of Gracia to discover its uniqueness. This is a trendy neighborhood right now where we find nice shops, authentic markets and a unique urban planning. In fact, until 1897, Grace was a town near Barcelona where the bourgeoisie of the city spent summers. During the walk, you will discover squares full of stories and characters and anecdotes that have marked the history of Gracia. And all this on a personal and unique tour of the hand of your private guide in Barcelona.

After the stroll around the Gracia district you will visit the Casa Vicens with a great wealth of detail. We call the house of the textures. During the tour you will discover why.

265€

Price per group (1-6 people)

What's included?
  • A Private Tour Guide just for you and your party. You won’t be sharing your guide with strangers.
  • The VAT is included in the price as well. We are a 100% legal company.
Expenses to be expected

The entrance fee to Casa Vicens.

Should I buy tickets in advance?

In order to avoid problems of capacity, we will buy tickets in advance. During the booking process, entries are added to the final bill. You have nothing else to do, we we will take care of it.

How is the mosaic of activity in Barcelona?

After visiting the Casa Vicens in Barcelona and after having discovered and admired his decorative technique, a mosaic artisan awaits us in her study. This is where you will experience the life of a craftsman’s hand. Livia is a mosaic artist-master  who has worked on the restoration of Barcelona’s most emblematic buildings. Beyond knowing the technique, its history and its relationship to Gaudí and the city, you will leave with a souvenir made with your own hands. This is the reason why this tour is ideal for families and groups of friends wishing to have an cultural and artistic tour. Great, isn’t it?

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A journey through one of the most authentic neighborhoods of Barcelona where you will discover its history, its architecture and leave with a souvenir made by yourself.

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