Guided tour of Palau de la Musica Catalana in Barcelona

Palau de la Música Catalana, Carrer del Palau de la Música, 4-6, 08003 Barcelona, Spain, Barcelona, Spain
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Duration
55min
Languages
English, Italian, French, Spanish, Catalan
Voucher type
mobile
What To Expect

The Palau de la Música Catalana is one of the most representative monuments of Barcelona and one of the most recommended tourist attractions of the city.Built between 1905 and 1908 by the great architect Lluis Domènech i Montaner, the Palau is an architectural jewel of Catalonia and an essential part of any visit to the city, as any of the most fascinating Gaudí buildings.This historical building, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1997, offers an experience so magical that visitors fall in love with it. Thanks to the hand of experienced guides, the wonders of this architectural pearl can be discovered and visitors will fall into a fantasy world full of details and references to the characteristic nature of modernist architecture.An essential visit in the list of top 10 things to see in Barcelona.The tour starts in the Rehearsal Hall of the Orfeó Catala, where the foundation stone of the building was laid in 1905 and where even today, as it has for more than 100 years, the choir of the Orfeó Català rehearses regularly. Sitting in this intimate space, visitors can learn the reason for its importance with an audiovisual tour.
The tour continues along the grand staircase decorated with flowers, Catalan flags and a single rail: built in a clever combination of a range of materials including iron and glass to create a world of detail which never ceases to amaze visitors and viewers.You will then visit the Lluís Millet Hall, take a glimpse at the large balcony composed of columns symbolizing flowers of every kind, it is a real tribute to nature.Finally visit the Concert Hall where an explosion of color, shapes and light will welcome you to this great masterpiece of decorative art which amazes and inspires visitors and artists day after day. Also go up to the second floor, next to the great skylight, a drop of water and honey, a source of both light and inspiration.And finally the organ of the Palau, overlooking the room, will accompany the audience on a little musical journey.

What to remember

Important info

  • Please be on time. After the tour has started no new guests will be allowed to join
  • Smoking is prohibited in the entire building
  • Food and drinks are not allowed inside the auditorium
  • Cloakroom service and luggage services are not available
  • The Palau de la Música Catalana reserves the right to refuse admission. Official complaint forms are available upon request at the Reception desk of the building for the submission of any complaints and/or comments
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Guided tour of Palau de la Música Catalana. Entrance ticket to Palau de la Música Catalana
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Food and drinks. Gratuities
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Highlights
The tour starts in the Rehearsal Hall of the Orfeó Catala. The Lluís Millet Hall: a tribute to nature. The Concert Hall, an explosion of color, shapes and light
Operating days
Daily
Cancellation Policy
can-cancel You can cancel your tour until a day before your travel date
Provider
PALAU DE LA MÚSICA CATALANA- FUNDACIÓ ORFEÓ CATALÀ
Meeting Point

Palau de la Música Catalana - Carrer del Palau de la Música, Barcelona.How to arrive:

  • Bus Lines: V15, V17, 45
  • Barcelona Tourist Bus (route north and south): Stop Casa Batllo - Antoni Tàpies Foundation
  • City Tours (Tours Barcelona): Stop 2, Gothic
  • Metro Urquinaona: L1, L4
  • RENFE: Station Plaça Catalunya
  • FGC: Station Plaça Catalunya