Discovering Catalan Art Nouveau in Barcelona

Tuesday 30th October 2012

One day visit to BARCLEONA

In the morning a guide will take us round the « Caixaforum».   Originally built in the Catalan Art Nouveau style as a textile factory, today it is an exhibition centre for Art Nouveau and features one of its principal exponents Josep Puig i Catelfach.

In the afternoon, we will explore the famous «Quadrat d’Or», an area where from 1860 onwards eaelthy families built in the latest modernist style by top architects of the day such as Puig i Cadalfach, Domenèch i Montaner, and Gaudi.  To end the tour we will visit an Art Nouveau apartment belonging to a private foundation.

Departure at 7.00am from Prades with stops at Perpignan and the péage at Le Boulou.  Return towards 9.00pm.,

This trip is for members only and the estimated cost is 50€ per person excluding lunch (which will be according to individual choice).  Depending on demand, a partial refund may be possible.

More detailed information will be sent out in October   As total numbers will be limited to 30, if you are interested, please reply as soon as possible to :.

The Secretary:

Michèle GRAU mich.grau@wanadoo.fr
Tel: 04 68 98 08 81 (répondeur si besoin) 

Robert LOEILLET  loeillet.g@free.fr
Tel: 06 03 69 86 71 


Josep Puig i Catelfach