Are you traveling to Barcelona? In the heart of the city, protected by a wrought-iron fence shaped as palm leaves, you will discover the best-kept secret. We refer to Casa Vicens, the famous architect Toni Gaudi’s first professional work and a marvelous masterpiece. Delve into the Gracia district where it is located as you desire, slowly, at your own pace and notice everything it has for you.
The Gracia streets and squares create an exceptional environment full of life. There you can stop and chat with the native people and delight with the prominent architecture, well supplied stores and beautiful buildings. Have some tapas, delicious representative of the Spanish gastronomy or find out the latest cultural events.
The venue is an emblematic neighborhood that combines the tradition taste with workshops, bookshops and the traditional cafés, including the finest artistic and culinary options. Being there get Gaudi house museum tickets to appreciate the first home designed and constructed by the great architect of Modernism. It was declared recently a UNESCO World Heritage. The general rate is 16€ but senior and handicapped people, students under 25, children 7 to 18 pays only 14 €.
You can live the experience as slow and free as you want, pamphlets and other support material will provide you the recommended routes to admire and understand every detail. But if you prefer, some guides will make the tour with you telling the most important information about each room you can be interested on hearing.
The place is open daily from 10 am to 8 pm, even you cannot enter after 7 pm. It is closed only three days in the year: December 25th, January 1st and 6th. Santa Rita Day (May 22nd) is considered special and during the European Night of Museums the entrance is free. To avoid outside unpleasant queues, visitors are advised arriving merely ten minutes previous to the indicated hour in the purchased ticket.