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Panoramic City Tour of Barcelona visiting the Sagrada Familia the Gothic Quarter and then Montjuic Hill of the Jews


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ProductID: 1160

Type: Half Day Tour Private

Country: Spain

Theme: Private Shore and Chauffeur Guided Excursions

Region: Catalonia

Group Size: 1 - 6 People

Start City: Barcelona

Duration: 1/2 Day (Duration: 05h00 approx.)


The high priest of modernist architecture, Antoni Gaudi, belongs to a distinguished line of creators who over the generations have endowed Barcelona with the world´s most curious mixture of styles.

He took charge of work on the Sagrada Familia in 1883, when work had already commenced on the crypt, and gradually he worked on the project more and more until he devoted himself entirely to the work in his last years. The church, which relates architecture to liturgy, was the result of constant meditation, calculation and trials which not only sought to produce innovation in building but also some form of far-reaching wisdom.

Despite being named after its elegant Gothic buildings from the 13-15C this area is actually much older, since Roman relics have been found here. From this period some parts of the Barcelona wall have survived (4C.), and can be see in main places. During the 19C., les monuments the most seriously damaged monuments were the focus of an extremely careful restoration programme, which gave the quarter its elegant appearance.

Day by Day Itinerary:
1/2 Day (Duration: 05h00 approx.)

DAY 1:
- Your private Chauffeur & Official Specialist Guide will pick you up from your hotel or cruise ship port
- Starting off with a panoramic tour of Barcelona´s important monuments.
- Visit the Sagrada Familia Church and driving by Colon Avenue, past the Columbus monument and the famous promenade La Rambla to reach the heart of the city at Catalunya Square. From there, continue along Passeig de Gracia, the best-known boulevard in town.
- Then a walking tour around the Gothic Quarter including "El Call" the old Jewish quarter where you can see one of the old synagogues that has recently been resorted.
- Visit Montjuic (Mount of the Jews with views of the Barcelona below)
- Your chauffeur & guide will take you to your Hotel or cruise ship and say the final goodbye. Or you could be dropped off at a recommended restaurant where we will reserve a table for your lunch.

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