Reus and Tarragona - The Birthplace of Gaudi

3 nights starting from

  • 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.

Available Departures


20 - March - 2020 £ 899.00 Travel Info Book Now

Provisional Timings

London Heathrow

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.


  • Return flights from London Gatwick to Barcelona
  • Three nights’ bed and breakfast at the four-star NH Ciutat de Reus Hotel, based on shared occupancy of a twin/double room
  • Welcome reception
  • Two dinners with wine at the hotel
  • Two lectures at the hotel
  • Transfers, tours and entrance fees
  • Prof Anne Anderson and tour manager throughout


  • Single room supplement
  • Holiday insurance 
  • Meals other than those stated 
  • Items of a personal nature such as drinks, laundry, telephone calls etc
  • Porterage and gratuities


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.

Hotel Website

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