Guadi’s Barcelona, Park Güell by bus and his other attractions

CIMG1225Guadi is all over Barcelona!  –  

If you have just the time of a cruise stop, it might be wise to schedule just two places as well as Las Ramblas or one place you study well.


Park Güell on Carmen Hill opened in the year of Gaudi’s death and in 1984 made a world Heritage site. It was a housing development that Güell asked Gaudi to design, it failed, the council took it over and now it is a park on the hill with stunning views. The number 24 bus will drop you at the gate. The park is free but to go inside the houses you MUST book on line before you go, the interiors of the houses have timed entrance spaces, you would be very unlikely to turn up and get in. Book here.

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You can be back by lunch time, and take in some of the city. In our other film, Jean goes to Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia by Metro. Guadi is everywhere his art is all around you once you enter Barcelona. Antoni Gaudi was a Catalan Architect born in 1852 whose works were of an individual distinctive style. There is so much of 


his work, that you can easily do day trips and longer just on Gaudi.


This building is up Las Ramblas to the left. Again, near a metro. Again you are asked to book on-line to avoid disappointment as with all these attractions.

GAME OF THRONES – if you are travelling to Barcelona, consider extending to Girona just 2 hours north and taking the Games of Thrones tour.


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