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Gaudi Centre, Reus
Casa Nava and Pere Mata Institute in Reus by Modernist Lluís Domènech i Montaner
Art Nouveau buildings in Tarragona
Modernist and Gaudi-themed walks in Reus
Two lectures from expert, Prof Anne Anderson
This new tour explores the influence and heritage of two of Spain’s greatest architects, Antoni Gaudi and Lluis Domenech I Montaner, in Reus, where Gaudi was born and Montaner developed his style and Tarragona rich in Modernist architecture. All explored in the company of expert, Prof Anne Anderson.
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Departing: 20th March 2020 at 10:25
Returning: 23rd March 2020 at 17:35
Day 1: Reus orientation walking tour
Fly from London Gatwick to Barcelona and transfer by coach to Reus for check-in to your hotel. Afternoon, orientation walking tour of Reus. Welcome drink, lecture “Gaudi – the Masterworks ” and dinner with wine at the hotel.
Day 2: Tarragona
Morning walking tour of some of the Modernist sights of Tarragona of which there are a host, including an internal visit to the unusual Metropol Theatre with its nautically-themed Art Nouveau interior. Our exploiration continues in the afternoon, again on foot, to include the Cathedral with its 1922 ‘monstrance” by architect Bernadí Martorell i Puig, who also built the Convent of the Teresian Order in Tarragona. Second lecture at the hotel, “Catalan Modernisme “ and dinner with wine at the hotel.
Day 3: Reus
First of all we visit the Gaudi Centre, a tribute by the town to the birth of its most famous son, which looks at the life and work of “God’s architect” – thanks to his religious devotion – in great detail. A walking tour, including the Gaudi Trail, will show you some of the Modernist and Gaudi-related sights in the town, including his childhood home, as well as the superb Pere Mata Institute by Montaner, a forerunner of his masterpiece in Barcelona, the Hospital de Sant Pau.
Day 4: A morning visit to another of Montaner’s buildings in Reus, the superb Casa Navas, followed by free time in the city, before transferring to Barcelona airport for the return flight to London Gatwick.
NB: Exact order of excursions may vary according to local conditions and tour manager's discretion.
Please note the maximum group size on this tour is 25 passengers.
NH Ciutat de Reus, Reus
Modern four-star hotel located very close to the centre of Reus, within walking distance of the sights visited on this tour. Facilities include a bar, restaurant and very comfortable bedrooms with all modern amenities.
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