Park Güell

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Barcelona: Park Güell Admission Ticket

Barcelona: Park Güell Admission Ticket

Visit Park Güell with your timed admission ticket and explore the unique site at your own pace. Marvel at Antoni Gaudí's colorful mosaic art such as the Dragon Stairway with its world-famous salamander. Have a break from the city life while strolling through the green Austria Gardens and take stunning photos of Barcelona from the park's viewing points.  The plan for the park was assigned to Gaudí by Eusebi Güell, a Catalan entrepreneur who wanted to recreate a British residential park on Muntanya Pelada (Bare Mountain). It was opened as a municipal park in 1926, recognized as an artistic monument in 1969 and declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984. While you have to enter the park at your booked time slot, you can stay for as long as you like after and take it all in.

Barcelona: Park Guell Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line Access

Barcelona: Park Guell Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line Access

Visit the garden complex of Park Guell on Carmel Hill on a walking tour with an expert guide and skip-the-line tickets for priority entrance. Learn about one of Antoni Gaud's most enduring works and take a stroll through the art of a century. Begin your journey to Carmel Hill to see the public park designed by Gaudi over a century ago. Spot Gaudi's distinctive style in the colorful mosaic tiles of the lizard statue ("El Drac") at the entrance. Trace the park's beginnings back to 1900 when Barcelona was transforming into a global metropolis. Hear about engineer Ildefons Cerdà, who examined the difficulties faced by a rising city and handled the demands of Barcelona as it grew rapidly in the second part of the 20th century. Allow your guide to demonstrate how the park's principal architectural features are inspired by Art Nouveau. Learn how historical construction techniques influenced the Modernisme movement in Barcelona as you marvel at the park's sculptures and designs. End your tour on a high note by walking through the park and up the hill to get treated to awe-inspiring views of the city of Barcelona below from the Nature Square.

Barcelona: 24 or 48-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Barcelona: 24 or 48-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

See the best of Barcelona on a double-decker hop-on hop-off bus tour. Get access to two routes with one ticket for a complete sightseeing experience. Each route has an approximate duration of 2 hours. Take a complimentary map to help you decide where you want to go and enjoy audio commentary. In addition to the open top, the buses also have an electric roof on top for use in the event of rain. The buses are adapted for people with limited mobility and are fitted with anatomical seats and heating on both decks. They also have an attendant aboard to help you with anything you may need. East Route • Plaça de Catalunya • Arc de Triomf • Port Vell • Museu d'Història de Catalunya • La Barceloneta • Port Olímpic • Poble Nou - Zoo • Teatre Nacional - Auditori • Glories- Torre Agbar • Sagrada Familia Cathedral • Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau • Park Güell • Tibidabo • La Pedrera • Casa Batlló West Route • Plaça Catalunya • Arc de Triomf • El Born- Ciutadella-zoo • Passeig Colom • World Trade Center • Jardines de Miramar • Fundació Joan Miró • Anella Olímpica • Mnac (Museo Nacional de Catalunya) • Poble Espanyol • Caixa Fòrum-Pavelló Mies Van Der Rohe • Plaça d'Espanya • Estació de Sants • Spotify Camp Nou (F.C. Barcelona) • Plaça Pius XII-Palau Reial - Pavellons Guell-Monestir de Pedralbes • L'illa diagonal • Avinguda Diagonal • La Pedrera • Casa Batlló • Plaça Catalunya

Barcelona: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Barcelona: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Embark on a sightseeing tour of Barcelona with a choice of 2 different routes and 34 stops. See the major sites aboard an open-top double-decker bus, hopping off at key points of interest to you, such as the Gothic Quarter or the Picasso Museum, before jumping back on the bus to continue the route. Sit back and relax on an open-deck double-decker hop-on hop-off bus. See all the major sites of Barcelona, hopping on and off at your leisure. Stop to see the Picasso Museum that boasts one of the largest collections of Picasso’s artwork anywhere in the world. Walk down La Rambla and discover one of the city’s most vibrant areas with countless bars and eateries. Marvel at the many UNESCO World Heritage Sites Barcelona boasts. Especially remarkable is the Sagrada Familia, one of the most iconic works of the famous architect, Antoni Gaudi, which can be seen throughout the city on your tour. The tour stops along the routes are as follows:  Red Line: • Plaça de Catalunya • Casa Batlló - Fundació Antoni Tàpies • Passeig de Gràcia - La Pedrera • Francesc Macià - Diagonal • Estació de Sants • Plaça d’Espanya • Caixa Fòrum - Pavelló Mies van der Rohe • Poble Espanyol • Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya • Anella Olímpica • Fundació Joan Miró • Telefèric de Montjuïc • Miramar - Jardins Costa i Llobera • World Trade Center • Colom - Museu Marítim • Port Vell • Museu d’Història de Catalunya • Port Olímpic • Zoo • Parc de la Ciutadella Blue Line: • Plaça de Catalunya • Casa Batlló - Fundació Antoni Tàpies • Passeig de Gràcia - La Pedrera • Sagrada Família • Sant Pau Recinte Modernista • Park Güell • Tramvia Blau - Tibidabo • Sarrià • Monestir de Pedralbes • Palau Reial - Pavellons Güell • Futbol Club Barcelona - Camp Nou • Diagonal Les Corts • Francesc Macià – Diagonal • Eixample

Barcelona: Park Güell Skip-the-Line Ticket and Guided Tour

Barcelona: Park Güell Skip-the-Line Ticket and Guided Tour

Get spectacular views of Barcelona as you visit Park Güell with a local guide and explore this unique green space with modernist architecture and vibrant ceramic tiles. Meet your guide in front of the Park Güell main groups entrance. Skip the ticket line and discover this magnificent park designed by Antoni Gaudí more than 100 years ago. See the magnificent bridges, viaduct, and monumental zone. Stroll through the main square with the beautiful, meandering, and colorful bench and market. See the Dragon Stairway with its world-famous salamander and the two pavilions that were the porterhouse and the reception room. After you finish the tour at the monumental zone, stay as long as you like to wander at your own pace and take it all in.

Barcelona: Park Güell Guided Tour with Skip-the-line Entry

Barcelona: Park Güell Guided Tour with Skip-the-line Entry

Fortunately, there is a way to skip the long lines and enjoy priority access to the attraction - by booking a skip-the-line tour! With these tours, you can bypass the long queues and walk straight into the attraction, saving time and energy. Discover the whimsical Park Guell on a skip the line tour with a knowledgeable guide. This iconic park is one of Barcelona's top attractions and draws in visitors from all around the world. Skip the often-long lines and learn about the history and design of this beautiful park with our expert guide. During this tour, you will explore the park's many colorful mosaics, unique sculptures, and winding paths, all while taking in the stunning views of the city. The guide will take you to the most famous spots in the park, including the Salamander, the Hypostyle Room, and the Terrace of the Mediterranean. Your guide will share fascinating stories and details about Park Guell, Gaudi's inspiration for the park, and the unique materials used in the park's construction. You will learn about how Gaudi incorporated Roman, Gothic, and Moorish architectural styles, and how he made the park into a true work of art. At the end of the tour, you will have the option to continue exploring the park on your own or to head back to your hotel. With this skip the line tour and expert guide, you will discover the magic of Park Guell in a way that few tourists get to experience.

Barcelona: Skip-the-Line Sagrada Familia & Park Güell Tour

Barcelona: Skip-the-Line Sagrada Familia & Park Güell Tour

Discover Barcelona through the eyes of the city’s most famous architect: Antoni Gaudí. Join a guided tour of the Sagrada Familia and Parc Güell, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with skip-the-line tickets. Enter via a large staircase dominated by a dragon of mosaic ceramic tiles. Explore the park and learn about this Catalan style, known as “trencadís,” on a guided tour. Admire the 86 Doric columns arranged like trees. Continue by bus to La Sagrada Familia, Gaudí's unfinished basilica in the Eixample district. Skip the lines and step inside the cathedral. Marvel at its vaults that tower 70 meters above, as well as the rich ornamentations of Gaudi's Latin cross plan. Learn about Gaudi’s use of symbolism, and see original drawings and models that follow the construction of the church in the Sagrada Familia Museum.

Barcelona: Park Güell Guided Tour with Fast-Track Ticket

Barcelona: Park Güell Guided Tour with Fast-Track Ticket

Leave the long lines behind and step into this iconic Barcelona attraction on a skip-the-line tour. Meet your guide outside the park and step back in time to the early 20th century, when Antoni Gaudí's visionary masterpiece began to take shape. Discover the secrets behind the park's unique design and materials, and learn about its origin as a gated community for Barcelona's elite. Stroll through the park's lush gardens, and winding paths, and admire the mosaic tiles, sculptures, and panoramic city views. Get priority access to the main attractions of Park Güell, such as the iconic Salamander, the Hypostyle Room, and the Terrace of the Mediterranean. Allow your guide to share stories about Gaudí's inspiration and the styles that influenced his work, ranging from Roman to Gothic to Moorish. At the end of the tour, have the choice to continue exploring the park at your own pace or climb to the hilltops for even more stunning views.

Barcelona: Park Güell Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

Barcelona: Park Güell Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

Eusebi Güell gave architect Antoni Gaudi the assignment of developing an estate for wealthy families on a large property he had acquired in Barcelona. Güell wanted to recreate the British residential parks, which is why he named it Park Güell, in English. This ideal combination of Catalan modern architecture, vegetation and landscaping was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984 and it is now one of the major attractions in Barcelona. Visit the viaducts, the main square with the best view of Barcelona, the 100 Columns room, and the famous Gaudi Salamander, among other sites. Discover one of the most special sites in Spain by the hand of your official tour guides.

Barcelona: Private City Tour by Eco Tuk Tuk

Barcelona: Private City Tour by Eco Tuk Tuk

Embark on an electric tuk-tuk tour of Barcelona and discover some of the main highlights of the city. Enjoy the perfect introduction to Barcelona as you scoot past landmarks including the Sagrada Familia on this tour. Admire the exterior of some of Barcelona's most iconic landmarks including La Pedrera, Casa Batlló, and Sagrada Familia. Ride through Catalunya Square and Gothic Quarter. See Port Vell, Ciudadela Park, and Arc de Triomf. Drive by the pedestrian street of La Rambla. Go past Plaza de Cataluña and ride through the Olympic Port used for the 1992 Summer Olympics on this fun and exciting adventure through the city. Get recommendations from your guide on places to visit and food to try as you ride.

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What people are saying about Park Güell

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4.3
(32,607 reviews)

Barcelona is a fascinating, culturally-rich tourist destination. There was so much to see and learn. Wish we had more time. The automated tour guide was excellent. The info provided is exactly what I want or expect from an experienced and well-prepared tour guide. The timing and frequency of the buses stopping in designated stops were appropriate and well-timed. One of the best hop-on and hop-off experience I’ve had.

Lara and our driver were excellent, very knowledgeable, and fun to be with. We explored many areas of Barcelona that we would not ordinarily have seen but which we very much enjoyed. I highly recommend this tour!

The tour was excellent and the guide showed all the key landmarks in the park and provided insightful information. The tour company was helpful in facilitating tour bookings with our schedule :)

Isaac was great and super knowledgeable of the park! Truly enjoyed his wittiness and facts!

Jamie was absolutely amazing!!! Would recommend to a friend!