MUSEUMS TOUR 1/2 DAY
Tour Duration: 4 Hours
Max. Nº People: 9
Tour Type: Transport Based
Tour Price: Please ask for an updated fee
Tour Inclusions: A great private museums tour for 4 hours and skipping the waiting lines in the sites.
Tour Exclusions: Transportation and entrance fees are not included in the tour price. Taxi cabs are very reasonably priced and available everywhere in town. Another option is taking the subway and a cable car up to Montjuïc.
Barcelona is a reputed cradle of art and design, having been home to world famous artists. Spend half a day visiting the three best museums in town: the Picasso Museum, the Joan Miró Foundation and the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (MNAC), the so called ‘Catalan Louvre‘. If you are seduced by art, this is a treat that you can enjoy nowhere else.
It involves both walking and transportation, which can be easily solved with taxis: abundant and inexpensive in town.
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The oldest in its kind, it hosts one of the most extensive ensembles of his works, displaying two unique collections: that of his earliest works and Las Meninas, a suite of pieces analyzing Velázquez’s painting. See some relevant canvasses belonging to the Blue Period and the Rose Period, plus some of his earliest sculptures and an important ceramic collection donated by Jacqueline Roque.
Joan Miró Foundation.
Created in 1975, it hosts the artist’s largest collection of works. Designed by Josep Lluís Sert, it shelters many of his paintings, sculptures, textiles and ceramics.
Discover Miró’s evolution from his earliest years through his Parisian time surrealism, the revolt and configuration of his own language plus, finally, his
Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya.
The largest and most important museum in Catalonia is located on the Montjuïc hill overlooking the city. These are the collections:
Romanesque Art. By far the most important Romanesque collection worldwide, significantly the rich set of amazing Pyrenean church frescoes, most of them a millennium old.
Gothic Art. Composed mainly of religious works of art, this collection is among the five most prominent Gothic art ensembles in Europe.
The Renaissance and Baroque Art period is represented by the Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection and the Cambó Bequest.
Modern Art presents the works of the most prominent 19th and 20th c. Catalan artists, including Dalí, Picasso or Miró.