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Skip the Line: Barcelona Palau de la Música Catalana Tour

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    What to Expect
    Select a departure time to suit your schedule then greet your accomplished guide outside the Palau de la Música Catalana. Hailed as one of the country’s most exquisite examples of Art Nouveau architecture, the pristine Palau de la Música Catalana is a UNESCO World Heritage-listed structure that demands attention. 

    Sail past the crowds at the entrance hall with your skip-the-line ticket and immediately begin your tour in the remarkable Rehearsal Hall. Watch a captivating 15-minute clip that provides historical context then feast your eyes upon the elaborate staircases that ascend to the second floor. 

    Run your hand over lavish marble banisters as you climb the staircase and pass intricately decorated tiles. Gasp at the natural illumination in Lluís Millet Hall and gaze out of the interminable windows that stretch from floor to ceiling. Wander past pillars smothered in delicate mosaics of flowers then become mesmerized by the architectural allure of the Concert Hall, a room considered the structure’s centerpiece. 

    Marvel at the ecclesiastical panels of stained glass and gape at the dazzling dome that functions as an incandescent skylight. Gain insight into the inspiring architects responsible for the construction of the Palau de la Música Catalana from your guide, hearing tales of Pau Gargallo and Lluís Bru. 

    Upgrade your tour to include a 20-minute mini organ concert in the prestigious musical venue: take a plush seat in the auditorium and delight in the melodies of the organ and the excellent acoustics of the theater.

    After an hour of enriching exploration, bid farewell to your guide at the exit of the building.
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    Departure Point
    Palau de la Música Catalana, C/ Palau de la Música, 4-6, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Local guide
    • 15-minute audio-visual clip
    • 20 min organ concert (if option selected)
    • 10/15 min choir concert (if option selected)
    • Entry/Admission - Palau de la Musica Catalana
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 25 June 2019

    Guided tours of this unique, modernist building are offered until 3:30 pm. Check the web site for the times of the tours that are offered in your language. The tour starts with a 10 minute video featuring tributes to the theater by artists who have...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    1  Thank Stu5390
    Reviewed 24 June 2019

    If you are in Barcelona- this is a must see! The tour was great - the architecture and the history behind the Palau de la Musica is extraordinary! Very enjoyable!

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank mdb1961
    Reviewed 17 June 2019

    What a magnificent place to visit in Barcelona! Highly recommended!! We had Andres Rodriquez as our tour guide for the day who was very knowledgeable, helpful and super friendly!! Thanks mate 👍👍👍

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank RJNOUS
    Reviewed 14 June 2019 via mobile

    The Palau de la Música Catalana is not only a magnificent place to see but also to attend a concert. We were lucky enough to find tickets for a concert at nite dedicated to Simon & Garfunkel famous music. The sound of the instruments and...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank 940camiV
    Reviewed 9 June 2019 via mobile

    There is really nothing to tour. They only show you 2 rooms. The theater room, and an empty glass room with a colorful balcony. You enter, pass through the cafe, on the opposite side of the food bar in the middle there is an entrance...More

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    Response from 940camiV | Reviewed this property |
    I verified and it is open in September at least for Concerts. I recommend to buy the tickets in advance to make sure you don’t miss it! It is an amazing place and the sound of the music is exquisite.
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