Meet your guide in the center of Barcelona and then set out on your architectural walking tour. Listen as your guide offers fascinating insights into Gaudí and his major works. Explore the work of this visionary modernist architect, and learn the secrets of how he realized his goals. Understand how the mountains of Montserrat inspired him to build La Pedrera, and how he based his own art on the legend of Sant Jordi, patron of Catalonia.
Afterward, explore other works and important buildings of modernist architects as you visit the Eixample, which was born in the mid-nineteenth century from the expansion of the city beyond its medieval walls. Discover the ideals of the urban planner Ildefons Cerdà and his vision that each interior block should have had a garden.
Finally, marvel at Gaudí's masterpiece La Sagrada Familia (the Holy Family) and his boundless imagination in its representation of the Old Testament. Learn about its complex symbolism and the controversy surrounding the interpretation of Josep Maria Subirachs, Gaudí's successor. Your tour concludes at La Sagrada Familia, offering the opportunity to independently explore further.