• modernism architecture

    MODERNISM ARCHITECTURE

    PRIVATE RUNNING TOUR

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TOUR DESCRIPTION
WHAT WILL WE EXPLORE ON THIS RUN

Barcelona architecture is unique. Along of other architects, Gaudi's work has greatly influenced the face of Barcelona architecture. Let us run along amazing and surreal buildings and his masterpiece - La Sagrada Familia.
We guide you along the architecture of Barcelona's famous Modernisme architects Antoni Gaudí, Lluís Domènech i Montaner and Josep Puig i Cadafalch. Barcelona is the city with nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites - seven alone from Antoni Gaudí.

The tour will cover parts of the old town and the Eixample district, our little Manhattan of Barcelona and once constructed with the money of the wealthy high society of the Catalonian captital. The city's bourgeoisie vied with one another to built the most splendid modernista buildings like the 'House of Bones' Casa Batlló or 'The Quarry' named Casa Milà. But on this tour we will run along more finest architecture like Gaudí's masterpieces, the church La Sagrada Familia and later the 'Underdog', but our favorite house, in Antoni Gaudi his collection of incredible architecture pieces. You like to know which one? Join us!

On the 10K tour distance option a bigger part will take us also through the gothic quarter and the district of El Raval. We will see the first works of Antoni Gaudi after he finished successful the University and also the place, where the life of Gaudi abruptly founds his end. Nowadays a place of peace and education.

Be sure that there will be more exciting things to discover with your running shoes on this tour. Join us and let us show you our city of architecture while running.

TOUR DETAILS

  • TOUR TYPE
    private tour
  • TOUR DISTANCE OPTIONS
    6 km / 10 km
  • TOUR DURATION
    1h30min - 2h
  • LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY
    easy
  • TOUR PACE
    individual
  • TOUR DAYS
    Mo - Sun
  • START TIMES
    Individual tour start times. Please select a preferred tour start time during the booking process.
  • PRICES
    starting from 60€ for one runner
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  • TOUR LANGUAGE
    English, German

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MORE TOUR INFO
Meeting point, the guide and more

  • MEETING POINT

    On our Private Running Tours and if your hotel/apartment is close to the city centre or near by the tour route in Barcelona, then we will meet you in front of your hotel/apartment main entrance. Unless otherwise agreed, the tour will then start and stop at your accommodation address. Very important, provide us with your hotel/apartment address when you make your tour reservation or when you contact us regarding a tour inquiry. Thanks!

    If we can't meet you at your hotel/apartment in Barcelona, then we will make you a proposal somewhere close to your address and the tour route or we will meet you at our standard meeting point in the centre of Barcelona.

    Standard meeting point: Plaça Catalunya, in the centre of the square, metro lines L1 (Red), L3 (Green) and FGC trains L6, L7, S1, S2, S5, S55 (Google Maps link)

    See also on the map below.
  • THE GUIDE

    You can easily recognize our tour guides. We will wear a black Running Tours Barcelona T-Shirt, a backpack or something similar to storage some water or some smaller goods and a GoPro camera for photos. And before we forget, we look of course ready to go to show you on a Running Tour in Barcelona our amazing city from a runners perspective.

    All our tours are held in English or German on request.

    It's time to enjoy Barcelona while doing what we love - running!
  • EQUIPMENT

    What should you bring to the start line?

    Beside of a big smile, you should be prepared for the weather conditions during the different seasons. So normally light running equipment is absolutely sufficient for Barcelona's climate. Especially in spring, summer and also parts of fall we always recommend to use any kind sun protection. A bottle of water during summer season is recommendable. We will also pass on our running tour many fountains with drinking water.

    Should children join us on a tour, then it should be in summer time obligatory to use caps and sun protection (sun lotion SPF 50+).

    And don't forget, we can have also sometimes some rain in Barcelona! So please be prepared by checking the weather forecast and with a light rain jacket. But don't worry, that happens not very often.
  • WHAT'S INCLUDED

    • Private guide/tour
    • Individual pace
    • Digital photos
    • Pick-up service (if posssible)
  • MORE INFO

    Some more things: Our Running Tours are for Beginners and Advanced runners
    • On our Private Running Tours we will run your pace
    • We will run and sightsee Barcelona without stress and in a relaxed way
    • We will do some stops in front of sights (if you prefer we run also all the time)
    • You will run with your own personal guide
  • SIGHT CLOUD

    Casa Batllò, Casa Millà, Casa Macaya, Park Ciutadella, Arc de Triomf, Market hall of EL Born, Casa Terrades, Ictineo II, Block of Discord, Antique Hospital Santa Creu y Sant Pau, Palau de la Música Catalana, Sagrada Familia, La Monumental
  • FAQ

    Check out our frequently asked questions regarding questions about our tours like stops, weather conditions and many more things.

    Check them out here: FAQs

TOUR GALLERY
IMPRESSIONS

Palau Güell
Sagrada Familia
Palau de la Musica Catalana
Casa Terrades
Casa Millà
Casa Batllò

STANDARD MEETING POINT
IN CASE WE CAN'T START FROM YOUR HOTEL

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