Barcelona Picasso Private Experience with Expert Local Guide
Picasso had a passion for Barcelona, and this tour wants to show you
He had arrived in 1895, with 13 years, and it was here that he went out on his firsts binges with friends – the first to recognize his talent and discover the pleasures that were hidden in the brothels.
It was also in Barcelona that he had his first studio and where he made his first engraving, his first illustration and his first exhibition at the legendary restaurant 4 Gats.
Nine years later, with 22, he went to Paris and would no longer return but for Picasso Barcelona, it never ceased to be that great city that dazzled him as a teenager and He revealed modernity.
-Led by specialists in art history. A native official tour guide at your disposal for 3 hours, which will adapt to your interests and you can ask everything you want.
- Skip the line: entry without waiting and avoiding the queues.
- Meet the art galleries with more history of Barcelona
-Have a coffee at Els Quatre Gats.
per adult from
2 to 4 hours
What's included :
- Coffee and/or Tea - Els Quatre Gats, is a café that famously became a popular meeting place for famous artists throughout the modernist period in Catalonia. The café opened on June 12, 1897 in the famous Casa Martí,. .
- Picasso Museum Tour with skip-the-line tickets
- Monolingual local Guide
- Entry/Admission - Museu Picasso
- Entry/Admission - Els 4Gats
What's excluded :
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Entry/Admission - Porxos d'en Xifré
- Entry/Admission - Real Academia Catalana de Bellas Artes de San Jorge
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Porxos d'en Xifré, Passeig d'Isabel II, 12, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
The Porxos d’en Xifré is a historic building of Barcelona which was inaugurated in 1840 after four years of works. It occupies the block formed by the Passeig d’Isabel II, the Pla de Palau and the streets of Reina Cristina and Llauder, plots of land that were urbanized in 1834 as a result of the demolition of the sea wall. The building was the first to appear in daguerreotype done in Spain and is decorated with Masonic symbols. But did you know that it was the first place where Picasso lived when his family moved to Barcelona?
The exact point where Picasso’s family lived was the current number 4 of the Passeig d’Isabel II, where before a boarding house had been.
Duration: 10 minutes
Stop At: Real Academia Catalana de Bellas Artes de San Jorge, Passeig d'Isabel II, 1, 08003 Barcelona Spain
The Fine Arts School (Escola de Llotja) took up the top floor of the building
In 1895, Picasso entered the School of Fine arts (Escola de Llotja) in the neo-classical building reached from Carrer del Consolat del Mar. The Trade Commission created the Fine Arts School on the top floor, where many artists studied, both those from Catalonia and those who were temporarily living in Barcelona.
Duration: 10 minutes
Stop At: Museu Picasso, Carrer Montcada, 15-23, 08003 Barcelona Spain
The Picasso museum is a key reference for understanding the formative years of Pablo Picasso. The genius of the young artist is revealed through the 4,251 works that make up the permanent collection. Furthermore, the Picasso museum, opened in 1963, also reveals his deep relationship with Barcelona: an intimate, solid relationship that was shaped in his adolescence and youth and continued until his death.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Sala Pares, Calle Petritxol, 5, 08002 Barcelona Spain
The Sala Parés in Carrer Petritxol, which at that time dealt in modernist art, put on an exhibition of a series of pastel drawings by Picasso jointly with Ramon Casas in 1901.
Duration: 10 minutes
Stop At: Els 4Gats, Carrer de Montsió, 3, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Els Quatre Gats, at 3, Carrer Montsió, was the tavern founded by Pere Romeu, Ramon Casas, Santiago Rusiñol, Miquel Utrillo and others in 1897, in imitation of Rodolphe Salis’s Parisian cabaret, Le Chat Noir, for the purpose of holding gatherings for artists, as a concert and exhibition hall, and for puppet shows and shadow plays. The premises were on the ground floor of a fine building designed by Puig i Cadafalch and it advertised itself as a «gothic beer hall for those who love the North and an Andalusian courtyard for those who love the South». The bar itself was in the smaller room, with two large pictures by Casas in a prominent position and advertising posters, one of which was for the menu and was painted by Picasso. The exhibitions and concerts were held in the larger room.
Duration: 20 minutes
Departure Point :Passeig d'Isabel II, 14, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
Return Detail :Els 4Gats, Carrer de Montsió, 3, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Near public transportation
- Infant seats available
- Transportation is wheelchair accessible
- Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
- Until further notice, it is essential that attendees wear their mask and keep it well placed throughout the tour, especially during stops to listen to the guide's explanations. It is essential that attendees maintain a safe distance throughout the tour.
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.