Liceu in Barcelona (Gran Teatre del Liceu) is one of the most iconic and spectacular buildings we have in Barcelona. But see outside is not enough. If you have opportunity, we recommend making any visits to the Liceu of Barcelona.
There are two types of visits to Liceu
Express visits to Liceu
Visit the most representative places of Liceu in Barcelona.
Visits can be made any day of the week. They last 20 minutes and you’ll see:
- The Theatre Vestibule, in a Renaissance-based eclectic style.
- The Auditorium, is an exact replica of the original, shaped like a horseshoe, designed by the architect Miquel Garriga i Roca in 1847.
- El Saló dels Miralls (Hall of Mirrors), historically a relaxation room, it has allegorical paintings on the ceiling and texts referring to art and music.
- El Foyer, is the new space located below the stalls of the Auditorium.
The price of the Liceu Express check is 5,50 euros per person. They can be made any day of the week at 11.30 AM, 12 h PM, 12.30 PM, 1 PM.
Guided visits to Liceu
If you enjoy the Liceu lighter, have other more comprehensive views. There are guided tours, will last 1 hour 20 minutes.
The same spaces that express the visit are visited, but here is a guided way, with their explanations of the hand of an expert guide.
In addition, Monday through Friday the tour also includes entrance to the Circle, a private club that shares a building with the Theatre and is a magnificent example of Catalan Modernism. It contains works of exceptional pictorial and decorative art, and a collection of paintings by Ramon Casas. The Circle is within the Modernist Route of Barcelona.
The price of the tour on weekdays is 11.5 euros (includes Circle) and Saturday and Sunday 10.50 (Visit the Circle is not). Tours are conducted only at 10 AM.
Accommodation close to Liceu
If you want an accommodation close to the Liceu, we recommend the Barcelona City Ramblas. It is a modest guesthouse in front of the famous Canaletas Fountain.