Cripta Güell is an unfinished church

Colonia Güell: Private Tour with Typical Catalonian Lunch

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Key Details
Duration
5 hours
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Live Guide
Spanish, English, Japanese
Wheelchair Accessible

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What You'll Do
  • Explore this inhabited village which is also a gigantic modernist monument
  • Visit the museum to see examples of Gaudí’s work
  • Admire Cripta Güell, the unfinished church that served as a model for the Sagrada Familia Cathedral
  • Taste delicious Catalonian specialties at lunch
Overview
Visit Colonia Güell, a village that has become a gigantic modernist complex since Antoni Gaudí created the main building here, Cripta Güell, as a model for Barcelona's Sagrada Familia Cathedral. Enjoy delicious Catalonian dishes at a traditional lunch.
What to Expect
In a time when workers experienced poor living conditions, Catalan businessman Eusebi Güell created a modernist village where the working class could have everything they needed. In fact, what Güell really wanted was to prevent workers from encountering the revolutionary ideas that were spreading in Barcelona.

On this 5-hour tour from Barcelona you’ll visit Colonia Güell, a village that has become a huge modernist-style complex. You’ll discover the site’s most important buildings and facilities, particularly Cripta Güell, where the great Antonio Gaudí tested most of the technical solutions he put into practice at his Sagrada Familia Cathedral in Barcelona.

You’ll also see the Colonia Güell Museum, Centro San Luís, and the school. Then move onto the teacher’s home, Ca l’Espinal, and doctor’s home, Colonia Güell Square, Ca l’Ordal, and Güell Crypt.

You’ll finish the tour by enjoying a typical Catalonian lunch.
What's Included
  • Transportation by train
  • Private guide
  • Typical Catalonian lunch
  • Ticket to Cripta Güell
Meeting Point

Outside Hotel Catalonia Barcelona Plaza by the front door (Plaça Espanya 6-8) (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
The tour begins at 09:30 and lasts for approximately 5 hours.

Customers must inform us of any food requirements (vegetarian, allergies, etc.)

Comfortable shoes are recommended.

If the tour is cancelled because of bad weather, an alternative date will be suggested.

We’ll refund the whole cost of the tour if the client cancels at least 8 days before the tour date. We’ll refund half of the cost if it’s cancelled between 4 and 7 days before the tour date. There won’t be any refund if the cancellation is made 3 days before the tour date or less.

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