Picasso Museum & Gothic Quarter Walking Tour
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 genious. 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.
- When: Tue, Thu & Sat at 9 AM, from April 1 to November 3
- Duration: 2 hours 30 min.
- Language: English
- The price includes: Entrance to Picasso Museum (worth 11 €)
- Distance: This is a walking tour of approximately 2 km, 1.3 miles
- Itinerary: Plaça Catalunya> Catedral> Picasso Museum with guided tour + free time> Plaça del Rei> End of tour in the Plaça Sant Jaume (2 minutes walk from La Rambla).
Why do our customers book this tour?
- You will discover the series of Las Meninas by Picasso.
- You will walk directly to the Picasso Museum and enter before the crowd arrives.
- Follow the whole story easily as the guide talks through the radio-guide whisper system and you can hear everything perfectly with your earphone.
- Skip the line and entrance fee to the Picasso Museum
- 45-minute guided tour plus some free time in the Picasso Museum
- This tour includes some walking.
- The tour ends at the Plaça de Sant Jaume in the Gothic Quarter. 2 minutes from the Rambla, you’ll stay or return to Plaça Catalunya. Our guide will give you all the guidance you need.
- Please note that we cannot guarantee that the Picasso Museum will be open. There is a strike called since April that affects the entrance to the museum on intermittent days. We are sorry for the inconvenience and will do everything in our power for you to enter. If finally the tour is cancelled we will let you know as soon as possible (normally the day before). You will be able to change the date or get 100% refund.
What will I see?
The Picasso Museum and the surrounding Gothic and Ribera quarters are testimony to the close tie between the artist and the city. With this tour you will follow Picasso’s footprint in the city and discover the bond between Picasso and Barcelona.
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.
What to expect
Plaça Catalunya in front of Hotel Olivia Plaça. Please arrive 15 minutes before the starting time, and look for the orange umbrellas!
Why 9 am?
You will be the first to arrive at the Picasso Museum, avoiding all the crowds.
- Departure point in Plaça Catalunya, in front of Hotel Olivia Plaza and Deutsche Bank
- Façade of the Cathedral
- Skip the line and guided visit in the Picasso Museum
- Plaça del Rei
- End of tour in plaça Sant Jaume in the Gothic Quarter. It is a 2 minute walk to la Rambla, so you can stay and wonder around or return to Plaça Catalunya. Our guide will give you all the orientations you may need.
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How large is the group?
The absolute maximum is 25 people.
Will I hear the guide easily?
Yes, we use a radio-guide whisper system. You will listen to the guide directly from your earphones.
This is also a neighbor-friendly measure. We are not loud but talk softly through the radio-guides.
Secure and easy booking
All departures are guaranteed
You don’t need to print your voucher.
The tour begins at Plaça Catalunya in front of Deutsche Bank and Hotel Olivia Plaça. You’ll recognize us by our orange umbrellas.