Modernism was an artistic but also a social, historical and political movement in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The catalan architecture adopted this movement with multiple examples in Barcelona and the surroinding cities. Discover in this 2 day tour the architecture from Barcelona and its surroundings.
The most renowned architects of the Catalan Modernism such as Puig i Cadafalch and Domenech i Montaner were also very active politicians and researchers in history and architecture of the past.
The modernist architects studied in depth Catalan Romanesque and Gothic Architecture which served as a source of inspiration for their works.
The architect Puig i Cadafalch, one of which best represent the overall personality of the modernists, took part in the restoration of numerous monuments such as the Palace of the Generalitat, the Monastery of Montserrat and Sant Benet de Bages.
– Preparation of the itinerary
– Guided tours with an architect
– 1 night in a 4* hotel with breakfast
– 2 meals
– Private bus according to program
– Entrance ticket
– 1 dinner
– Tasting of Cavas Codorníu
– Flight management
– Combine with other programs
We will visit the MNAC (Catalonia Museum of Art). In Barcelona we will visit some of the emblematic works of Modernism as La Pedrera, Casa Batlló and the Sagrada Familia. We will have lunch in a modernist restaurant and in the evening we will go to the Monastery of St. Benet.
– Casa Amatller
– Casa Batlló
– Casa de les Punxes
– Palau de la Música
– La Pedrera
– Editorial Montaner i Simon
– Sagrada Família
We will visit the Monastery and the Alicia Foundation. In the afternoon we will visit the cellars of Codorníu in Sant Sadurní d’Anoia, an important Catalan modernist building that has the status of National Monument.
End of the visits.