Fascinated by the art of Pablo Picasso? Then, this 2-hour Barcelona walking tour of the locations connected to the 20th-century Spanish artist will fire your imagination. With an expert guide, set off to discover where Picasso studied, socialized and developed his painting style while he lived Barcelona between 1895 and 1905. See his art school; the café where he met with other arty radicals; and other locations important in his youth. Lastly, enjoy skip-the-line entry to the Picasso Museum; bypassing the lines for a guided tour of its impressive collection.
Meet your guide in central Barcelona and start your 2-hour walking tour of the sites associated with Pablo Picasso.
As you walk, listen as your guide explains how artistically minded Barcelona had a profound effect on the young 20th-century artist who lived here for times between 1895 and 1905.
Stroll through the bohemian streets Picasso frequented and view the El Quatre Gats, a café where he met with other avant-garde artists. See the Llotja Mar art school where he studied, and admire the three friezes at the Frisos del Col legi d'Arquitectes — his only open-air artworks.
Continue past other locations important to the youthful artist, including places where he painted, and amble through the charming La Ribera quarter on route to the Picasso Museum.
The museum houses one of the world’s biggest Picasso collections, so lines to enter are generally quite long. With your guide, use your skip-the-line ticket to bypass the queues, and head inside to view some of the over 4,000 works.
Stroll around and get insightful commentary from your guide on the main highlights, most of them completed in Picasso’s early life.
Your tour ends at the museum, leaving you free to depart or stay on inside.