The modernist route in Barcelona
Routes around Barcelona
If you come to Barcelona, one of the most interesting visits is the modernist route. An itinerary through Barcelona in which you will know several monuments built in the era of modernism. We are sure you will be impressed. From Midtown Luxury Apartments we recommend that you do not miss the opportunity to see these wonderful buildings.
What is the route of modernism?
Barcelona's modernist route is a tour of the capital where you can discover the best works by Gaudí, Domènech i Montaner and Puig i Cadafalch. In it, you will be able to enjoy incredible palaces, surprising houses, the temple symbol of the city, an immense hospital, pharmacies, shops and more than 120 different works that show how modernism took root with force in this city.
To make this route is recommended to buy the guide ‘Ruta del Modernismo de Barcelona’ which includes more than 100 buildings and points of interest as well as a year's worth of discounts on admission to all of Barcelona's modernist monuments and special offers for other Catalan modernist routes. Also, the route is marked by the streets with red tiles with the logo that identifies the route. This is designed to make it easier for pedestrians to follow the route.
What monuments are included in the route?
In total, the modernist route includes 120 monuments and buildings very characteristic and interesting to visit. We leave you a list of the thirty most important and recommended monuments of the route:
Hidroelèctrica (Edificio de la compañía hidroeléctrica)
Castell dels Tres Dragons
Palau de la Música Catalana
CaixaForum, Fàbrica Casaramona
Casa Lleó Morera
Editorial Montaner i Simón, Fundación Antoni Tàpies
Conservatorio Municipal de Música
Casa Milà, la Pedrera
Palau del Baró de Quadras
Casa Terrades, Casa de les Punxes
Basílica de la Sagrada Família
Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau
Colegio de las Teresianes
CosmoCaixa, Museo de la Ciencia
Itineraries to follow
In the guide there are several proposals of itineraries. For this reason, depending on how much time you want or can dedicate to the Modernist Route, you will be able to see all or only part of the recommended monuments. For those who only have one day, there is an express route where you can see some of the most important monuments. In this route, visitors get a general idea of what modernism was like in Barcelona.
When you decide to take the spectacular modernist route through Barcelona, remember that you can stay in the best apartments in the city, Midtown Luxury Apartments. Here we offer you quality and comfort, right in the centre of the city.