A trip to Spain should include a visit to Barcelona
One of the most popular Barcelona tours includes a walking tour through the narrow cobbled streets of the Gothic Quarter which takes visitors back to medieval times. This quarter has one of the most preserved medieval areas in Europe where visitors can tour some of the sights such as the Cathedral of Barcelona, the old Jewish Quarter, and the Roman Ruins. There are tour companies who offer the above Barcelona tours as a package deal to tour the city.
Visit Gaudi's impressive buildings
Other Barcelona tours that are highly recommended is a visit to see the famous Spanish architect, Antoni Gaudi's impressive work. One of the major attractions in Barcelona is the La Sagrada Familia. Known as one of the world's most peculiar religious buildlings, Gaudi took over as the lead architect of this church in 1883 until his death in 1926 and it is still under construction. Visitors will learn about the great architect and the history of the church as well as view Gaudi's crypt where he is buried. Another interesting attraction is the Gaudi House. Located in Parc Guell, the house is where the architect lived from 1906 to 1925 and is now a museum where each room is themed after his work. The Gaudi tour can be booked through one of the many Barcelona tours in the city.
Museum tours in Barcelona
Art lovers will want to include a visit to museums as part of their Barcelona tours. One of the best museums in the city is the MNAC where you can view the works of Diego Velazquez, Salvador Dali, Joan Miro, and others famous artists. There is also the Museo Picasso where the famous Spanish painter's collections are on display. Museum tours are usually included in some of the Barcelona tours offered through tour companies.