A panoramic view of Modernism

Catalan Modernism gave rise to the Golden Quarter of Barcelona’s Eixample district. Its originality is evident in the imaginative and colorful facades. All you need to do walk out onto the street to be able to appreciate this unique panorama.

Accompanied by an expert guide, every step you take with Barcelona Walking Tours Modernisme will reveal more about the history of Modernism.

Take in the prodigious ornamentation of the facade of Casa Batlló and the undulating shapes of the Casa Milà by Gaudí, nicknamed La Pedrera (The Quarry) by the locals in reference to the stone used in its construction which came from the Garraf region and Vilafranca del Penedès.

Discover the stepped gable of that finishes off the facade of Casa Amatller, by Puig i Cadafalch. It conjures up the image of a chocolate bar and was done in honor of the owner of the house, the industrial chocolate maker Antoni Amatller.

Get to know the details behind the construction of Casa Lleó Morera which was worked on by the leading craftsmen of the day under the supervision of the architect Domènech i Montaner.

And appreciate the originality of the vintage furniture in La Pedrera and Casa Batlló and the paintings by Santiago Rusiñol and Ramon Casas at the Barcelona Museum of Modernism.

Come and take a stroll through Modernist Barcelona.



From April to October:
English: Wednesday and Friday at 5pm.
Catalan/Spanish: Thursday at 11.30am.

From November to March:
English: Wednesday and Friday at 3.30pm.

Closed: 30/3, 15/8, 12/10, 1/11, 6/12 and 26/12


Organized by:

Turisme de Barcelona

Tourist Information Points

Tel. +34 932 853 832