Visitors to the city of Barcelona who have a passion for Picasso and other artists are sure to love the Picasso Museum Tour Barcelona. This enchanting and professionally run walking tour takes visitors through the city to some of Barcelona’s most famous attractions before ending at the world famous Picasso Museum.
Pablo Picasso moved to the city of Barcelona back in 1985 at the age of 14 and remained there for some nine years. As can be seen from his early work, the city had a significant effect on both the artists and his art. Visitors will literally have the opportunity to walk in the footsteps of the great artists himself, as the oldest section of the city has remained largely untouched over the years.
The walking tour takes visitors through the Bohemian area of Barcelona past some of the buildings and other landmarks that Pablo Picasso would have been very familiar with. These include the charming Quatre Gats Café, Frisos del Collegi d’Arquitectes, Escudellers Blancs, Sala Parés, Carrer Avinyó, Carrer de la Plata, Porxos d’EnXifre and Llotja de Mar. Visitors will also have plenty of time to explore the magnificent La Ribera Quarter, which is famous for its impressive architecture.
One of the great things about this tour is that it is conducted by a local guide, who is able to give visitors plenty of information about the attractions as well as the life and times of Pablo Picasso. People who are visiting Barcelona for the first time are sure to get a lot out of this tour, while meeting like-minded travelers along the way.
The museum also represented later works, such as those that come from the famous Blue Period as well as the Meninas series, which consists of 44 paintings. At the end of the tour visitors are free to spend extra time exploring the Picasso Museum or revisiting some of the attractions that were revealed during the walking tour.