Take a walking tour of Park Guell's garden complex on Carmel Hill with a knowledgeable guide and skip-the-line tickets for priority entry. Take a stroll through a century's worth of art and learn about one of Antoni Gaudi's most enduring creations.
Take a trip to Carmel Hill to see the public park that Gaudi designed more than a century ago. The colorful mosaic tiles of the lizard statue (called "El Drac") at the entrance reflect Gaudi's distinctive style.
The park's beginnings can be traced back to the year 1900, when Barcelona was becoming a global metropolis. Learn about the engineer Ildefons Cerdà, who in the second half of the 20th century examined the challenges that a growing city faced and dealt with the demands of Barcelona's rapid growth.
Guide will explain to you how Art Nouveau inspired the park's main architectural features. While admiring the park's sculptures and designs, you can learn how Barcelona's Modernisme movement was influenced by historical building methods.
Walk through the park and up the hill to the Nature Square to end your tour on a high note with breathtaking views of Barcelona below.
- The park is on a hill so that requires a lot of walking
What to bring:
- Comfortable clothes
- Hiking shoes
- Comfortable shoes
- Drugs and alcohol
• Skip-the-line tickets to Park Güell
• Walking tour
• Guide from the Barcelona Tourism Authority
• Hotel pickup and drop-off
Ctra. del Carmel, 23, 08024 Barcelona