A panoramic tour will include viewing the world famous architect, Antonio Gaudi’s works. Stopping at one of his masterpieces Parc Güell, a stunning combination of nature and art, also offering excellent views of the city. Take time to lunch around the Sagrada Familia, which has been under construction since 1882. Later onto Montjuïc, a promontory jutting out to sea, where we visit the Joan Miró Museum, the painter, ceramicist and sculptor was born 1893 and a pioneer of surrealism.
Girona and Figueres
Known for its medieval architecture, walled Old Quarter (Barri Vell) and the Roman remains of the Força Vella fortress. Landscaped gardens line the Passeig Arqueològic, a walkway following the Old Quarter’s medieval walls. After lunch we continue to Figueres, birthplace of genius and extrovert painter Salvador Dalí. His museum, designed by himself, is a delight for the senses.
Barcelona - La Rambla, La Palau de la Musica, Picasso Museum
A stroll down La Rambla takes us to the fascinating Palau de la Musica, a spectacular building designed by one of Gaudí’s contemporaries, a special story to tell told by the guide. After lunch we visit the Gothic Quarter and the Picasso Museum. Picasso lived many years in Barcelona where he produced some of his finest work.
Colònia Güell and Codorníu Bodega
A village designed by Gaudi to house workers of a textile factory, just outside of Barcelona. In the afternoon a visit to Codorníu, producers of Cava sparkling wine, synonymous to the history of a family of winegrowers which goes back to the 16th century. It is the oldest family business in Spain and one of the oldest in the world. A splendid building, and was expanded in 1895 by art nouveau architect Josep Puig i Cadafalch, a contemporary of Gaudi. We will end the visit with a tasting.