About this tour:
- 4h private tour with entrance to the Picasso Museum.
- 1 tapa and 1 drink at the 4 Gats modernist restaurant.
- Official guide in your language, a specialist in Picasso.
- 100% exclusive: You choose the time. We come to look for you by taxi.
- Customization: do you have any request? We make it happen.
“That’s where it all started … That’s where I understood how far I could go”
– Pablo Picasso –
Barcelona and Picasso
Picasso was caught by the creative and vital outbreak of youth in Barcelona. 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 rarely, almost always to visit his mother and sister Lola, but for Picasso Barcelona, it never ceased to be that great city that dazzled him as a teenager and He revealed modernity. Picasso had a passion for Barcelona.
Take out the artist inside you and relive the life of Picasso and the bohemian Barcelona.
Are you ready? An expert guide in Picasso and modernism will come to look for you at your hotel, or wherever you tell us, to immerse yourself in the bohemian universe of Barcelona at the beginning of the 20th century.
The tour starts in a comfortable taxi. Ideal opportunity to make an introduction about the life and work of the Malaga painter and his arrival in Barcelona. The Gothic Quarter is home to much of Picasso’s life in Barcelona. You will walk through its streets to discover where he had the studio, where he made his first exhibition or to visit the street that gave the name to the famous painting of Les Demoiselles d’Avignon
You will have a must stop at the restaurant “Els 4 Gats” place where artists met to talk about life and art. You can admire the replicas of the famous paintings by Ramon Casas or choose your cap and drink from the menu designed by Pablo Picasso himself.
Finally, you will cross the doors of the Renaissance palaces of Moncada Street and enter the Picasso Museum. Without queuing and accompanied by your guide, you will directly access to enjoy unique works that the same painter wanted to be exhibited in Barcelona.
At the end of the visit, the guide will accompany you to take a taxi back or if you prefer you can continue enjoying the Born and Santa Maria del Mar.
What does the private tour Barcelona and Picasso include?
- Pick up at the point you tell us.
- Official expert guide in Picasso, Modernism, and Barcelona at the beginning of the 20th century.
- One-way taxi to the center of Barcelona.
- Skip-the-line entrance to the Picasso Museum.
- 1 “tapa” and 1 drink at the “Els 4 Gats” Restaurant.
- Customization of all the above.
- Available languages: Spanish, Catalan, English, French and Italian.
- Additional languages (available with a € 50 supplement): German, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Arabic and Japanese.
Picasso and Barcelona, point by point
We pick you up with a private transport from where you tell us to
Restaurant “Els 4 Gats” (you will sit down to have a tapa and a drink)
The guide will say goodbye when leaving the Museum. You can continue enjoying the Born quarter or in Santa Maria del Mar.
Enter the Picasso Museum without queues. Sit at the table where Picasso painted in “Els 4 Gats”
The private tour Barcelona and Picasso includes a skip the line ticket. The Picasso Museum is one of the most visited in Barcelona and to get an entrance you usually have to queue. We know how important your time is and we care about your peace of mind. With your guide, you will enter the museum directly without waiting and you will have a guided visit just for you.
We will also enter the mythical restaurant “Els 4 Gats”, a meeting place for artists and bohemians. The restaurant is on the ground floor of a modernist house designed by Puig i Cadafalch and inside it is full of works by famous painters such as Ramon Casas. You will sit at a table and while resting from the walk the guide will tell you the anecdotes and secrets that were plotted at those tables.