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Leisure and Culture

Barcelona Art Tours

Written by James

Barcelona is noted for its extremely rich history of artists, and the city is packed with galleries and areas of interest for all art lovers. There is quite a lot to choose from, so participating in an art tour is a great way to see the different styles of art that have been inspired by this grand Catalan city. The following piece shall reveal some of the better-known art tours and will explain how suitable Barcelona apartments can be found while staying in the city, regardless of how long you plan on staying there for.

Barcelona Art Tours

Spain is famous for being the origin of a number of important 20th-century artists such as Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali, and the city of Barcelona has plenty of galleries and points of reference to those who have lived in the city. An art tour is an excellent way to become more familiar with the history and culture of Barcelona and the city has plenty to offer. This guide from the Spanish Trails website has further tours for those interested.

Picasso Art Trail

The Picasso walking tour is a great opportunity to see the areas of Barcelona where the artist lived, and it will detail on what life was like in the late 19th and early 20th century, which is when Picasso lived in the city. The tour consists of an hour walking visiting the various restaurants and meeting points in the city frequented by artists during Picasso’s heyday and finishes with another hour spent in the Picasso museum. Places are limited on the tour so it’s a good idea to get there ten or twenty minutes before the tour starts, and the departure point is located at the Turisme de Barcelona information office at Placa de Catalunya. Further information about the Picasso art trail walking tour can be found in this piece on the Barcelona Turisme website.

Salvador Dali Tour

The Salvador Dali tour is a small group tour that takes place over a full day. The tour visits a number of key places from Dali’s life including his birthplace in Figueres and Dali’s private home in Port Lligat. The departure point for this tour can be found Calle Palau de la Musicia 1, and the tour lasts 11 hours.

Renting in Barcelona

Finding a suitable apartment to rent in Barcelona can be a very straight forward and easy process if you choose to rent from a flexible rental agency such as ShBarcelona, who are the leaders when it comes to single month apartment rentals. Flexible rental agencies allow the tenant to decide how long they wish to rent the property for and this can be anything from a single day to a full year, and any length of time in between. ShBarcelona is the ideal company for both short term and long term rentals in Barcelona, and also have a number of properties available to buy for those looking for a permanent move to the city.


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James is a passionate writer in love with the beautiful city of Barcelona.

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