Picasso Museum Experience in Barcelona: Skip-the-Line Museum Access and Walking Tour
As you walk, listen as your guide explains how artistically minded Barcelona had a profound effect on the young 20th-century artist who lived here for times between 1895 and 1905.
Stroll through the bohemian streets Picasso frequented and view the El Quatre Gats, a café where he met with other avant-garde artists. See the Llotja Mar art school where he studied, and admire the three friezes at the Frisos del Col legi d'Arquitectes — his only open-air artworks.
Continue past other locations important to the youthful artist, including places where he painted, and amble through the charming La Ribera quarter on route to the Picasso Museum.
The museum houses one of the world’s biggest Picasso collections, so lines to enter are generally quite long. With your guide, use your skip-the-line ticket to bypass the queues, and head inside to view some of the over 4,000 works.
Stroll around and get insightful commentary from your guide on the main highlights, most of them completed in Picasso’s early life.
Your tour ends at the museum, leaving you free to depart or stay on inside.
- Professional guide
- Food and drinks
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
- Infants must sit on laps
Marta was an excellent guide. She was knowledgeable, friendly and enjoyed sharing her personal insights on Picasso. At the end of the tour you felt you had a better understanding of Picasso the man and artist.
We really enjoyed our Picasso walking tour. Our tour guide did an excellent job! He was passionate and knowledgeable about Picasso's life! We recommend this tour to others. Thank you
Fabulous! The group was small (9), and the guide was extremely knowledgeable. We walked thorough the town and learned about Picasso´s life, then the museum was made even more understandable. I recommend it for art lover and non lovers alike.
Great walkthrough the city, the guide was very good and friendly. Recommended taking this tour 100%.
This walking tour was an excellent way to learn about Picasso as well as Barcelona. It wasn't too long and the guide made the tour interactive. Highly recommend
Our guide was knowledgeable and interesting. Our view of the experience was that the Gothic Quarter walk through added little of value to the subject of Picasso since most of it involved looking at buildings where he had lived for a short time or gone to school. The Gothic Quarter itself is a great place for exploring but not in this particular context. Most of the time spent on that part could have been more productively used within the museum itself to make the viewing and discussion of his work less cursory.
The walk was a little long from start to the museum and was meant for a true Picasso lover interested in details of his life, e,g, scenes / inspiration from specific paintings, his apartment during his teenage years, where his wife lived, etc. If you're looking for a general introduction to Picasso and his works, I would recommend that you consider a different, shorter tour at the museum. I also wouldn't recommend for children under 12. Kids were more interested in street performers than Picasso.
I learned so many things about Picasso. My guide George clearly had a passion for his topic! Thank you Barcelona,
The guide very pleasant very knowledgeable re her subject.Personalized the museum shared her favorite paintings.Would have liked more time at museum itself and not meandering around to get there until afterwards