Summary of The Day: Skip the line to visit the Picasso Museum and discover the bond between Picasso and Barcelona. The museum is key to understand the development of this young artist into a genius. Discover the Gothic Quarter’s charming squares hidden away down ancient narrow streets. Come to the core of the city, where it all started 2000 years ago.
Be inspired by the first steps of Pablo Picasso as an artist. The museum is key to understand the development of this young artist into a genious from 1887 to 1901. It is housed in 5 medieval palaces and was inaugurated in 1963 at the expressed wish of the artist.
The museum has a collection of 4200 pieces of art, we especially recommend:
- Picasso’s full unfolding from a child up to the Blue Period
- A representation of works from 1917
- The series of las Meninas, 1957
- A comprehensive print collection
This is the core of the city, where it all started 2000 years ago. Enjoy the Gothic Quarter’s charming corners and squares hidden away down ancient narrow streets.
- Facade of the Cathedral. The works in the Gothic Quarter started in the 1400s’ and finished 6 centuries later. You will also see the remains of the Roman Wall nearby.
- Placa del Rei (King’s Square). The square is a medieval marvel surrounded by some of the most grand monuments of the time: the tower of King Marti is 5 floors high and was built in 1555; the chapel of Santa Agata (1600s) and Salo dle Tinell (1300s). It is said that the Catholic monarchs, Ferdinand and Isabela, received Columbus here on his return from America.
- Placa Sant Jaume. Historically, the city’s two major Roman roads crossed here: the Cardo and the Decumanus. Since then it is the centre of political activity, with the City Hall facing the Palau de la Generalitat, seat of the Autonomous Catalan Government.
The tour will end at Placa Sant Jaume in the Gothic Quarter. It is a two-minute walk to la Rambla, so you can stay and wonder around or return to Placa Catalunya. The guide will give you all the orientations you may need.
Your reservation is always subject to confirmation by email, normally within one to two business days.
* Adult: 13 and older
* Children younger than 11 may join the tour for free, when accompanied by an adult.
* Tour prices are based on EUR and are converted into USD. Prices will change day to day, due to the currency exchange rates. Tours booked and paid for will be charged at the current rate at which the tour price is shown. We will not refund any price differences, should prices drop for the tour. Tours will be subject to Cancellation Fees, should any changes be made for a reservation.
Skip the line and entrance fee to the Picasso Museum
45 minutes of guided visit plus some free time in the Picasso Museum
Please arrive 15 minutes before departure time. You will recognize us for our orange umbrellas at Placa Catalunya, in front of Hotel Olivia Plaza and Deutsche Bank.
1.Immediately after submitting your reservation you will receive a Receipt of Reservation via email.
2. Within one to two business days of submitting your reservation you will receive a confirmation email from us. If you need to book an airline ticket, we recommend that you do so after you receive a confirmation of your tour reservation from us.
3. An E-Ticket will be sent to you via email as soon as details of your reservation are confirmed or your supporting information is received by us. We will provide you with all detailed information about your tour on the E-Ticket. Contact information for local tour provider will be included on E-Ticket for your convenience or re-confirmation purpose if re-confirmation is required.
4. Simply print your E-Ticket and present it with your valid photo ID on the day of your activity to your tour guide. Please remember E-Ticket is your proof of purchase.
- Your purchase does not guarantee confirmation. Your purchase will initiate a reservation process. We will confirm with you via email within one to two business days.
- Prices may vary due to availability. We reserve the right to make price adjustment without prior notice.