Learn the history, arts, and architecture of the Liceu Theatre on a 50-minute guided tour of Barcelona’s opera house. Hear why the Gran Teatre del Liceu is a world leader in opera music, and discover one of Catalonia's Art Nouveau gems.
What to Expect
Immerse yourself in the decorative splendor of the Gran Teatre del Liceu on Barcelona’s famous La Rambla on a 50-minute guided tour of the horseshoe-shaped concert hall.
The multilingual tour is the perfect way to explore the magnificence of the Liceu, and learn more about its history, music, decorative arts, architecture, and the social scene in the company of a specialized theater guide.
Start your tour in the Renaissance-style Vestibule to marvel at the meeting point for the theater’s 15,000 season ticket holders. Then, look inside the magnificent auditorium to discover an exact replica of the original concert hall designed by the architect Miquel Garriga i Roca in 1847. With 2,992 seats, the Liceu is the preferred venue for a permanent season of opera, concerts, recitals, and dance.
Next, go to the Saló dels Miralls (Hall of Mirrors) to see ceiling paintings and unusual writing about art. End in the private, English-style Círculo del Liceu in the Liceu building. Home to one of Catalonia’s best private collections of Modernist art (the Catalan expression of Art Nouveau), the Circulo boasts decorative rooms with unique works by artists such as Ramon Casas, Modest Urgell, Santiago Rusiñol, Francesc Miralles, Alexandre de Riquer, and more.
- Entrance to the Liceu and Circulo del Liceu
- Specialized guide
Know Before You Go
• Please note that due to artistic production needs, the theater reserves the right to modify the schedule and/or itinerary of the tours