This is the most iconic 360runningBarcelona route. You can design it according to your fitness, level of difficulty or the time you have available. All options guarantee the best possible views over the city. A 360 º view where you can enjoy a unique panoramic view of the city and you can see the sea and the mountains at the same time.
Throughout the route, you will have Barcelona at your feet while you enjoy views of the mediterranean sea and the mountain at the same time and an unique 360º views of the city.
The tour goes through Parc Guinardó, the anti-aircraft batteries from the Spanish Civil War of the Turó de la Rovira, and Park Guell from Antoni Gaudí. And if you can still keep going, the Sagrada Familia at the Eixample and one of coolest neighborhood in Barcelona, Gràcia. And, we can find a final surprise at the end of the tour related to Gaudí and the modernism.
This is an urban running route with constant ups and downs and the best views of Barcelona where you can experience some trail running in the heart of Barcelona.
The Expiatory Temple of the Holy Family (Sagrada Família), Antoni Gaudí’s best known work, is still unfinished but work continues with donations from private individuals as well as public bodies.
Visitors to the Sagrada Família Museum can see the whole project, with Gaudí’s plans and models, and it is interesting to see how it will look when finished. In recent years, building work has advanced at a good pace, so Gaudí’s dream should soon finally be realised. He was unable to continue working on it because he died, on 10 June 1926, from injuries he received when he was knocked down by a tram at the junction between Gran Via and Carrer de Bailèn. During his lifetime, the Passion façade was completed and he left sketches for the rest of the cathedral.
In recent years, sculptures by Josep Maria Subirachs have been added to the Passion façade and work has progressed on the naves and transept, including the columns, choir stalls and upper windows, which provide the light.
You will not find a park like it in the world! This architectural marvel, created by Antoni Gaudí in the middle of nature, was commissioned by Count Güell, who wanted him to design an elegant estate with family homes. Now it is a public park and part of the city’s heritage, another marvel that awaits you on your visit to Barcelona. Don’t miss Parc Güell: it will really surprise you!
When you go to Parc Güell, you should enter by the big staircase dominated by the dragon decorated with mosaic of ceramic tiles, the Catalan style known as trencadís, one of the most characteristic images of Barcelona. Originally written Park Güell (using the English spelling), it is arranged around a large central square bordered by a snaking, trencadís-covered bench. Below the square, the roof is supported by 86 Doric columns, like trees, with paths between them, and viaducts on sloping columns: Gaudí’s work unites nature and architecture. by Barcelona Turisme.
Park Güell and Barcelona at your feet running tour
- Distance: 5-6 kms or 10-12 kms
- Duration: 1.30 h – 2 h.
- Level: Easy / Medium / High
- Tour includes: Track & Photos
- Local guide speaking English, Spanish or Catalan
- Cost: From 25/35 EUR
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