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Admiring our home-grown art nouveau, modernisme

You're in a region that boasts beautiful modernista gems. A refined, eye-catching architecture rich in symbolism, inspired by the magic and beauty of nature. When you're in the Eixample, look up and admire the modernista façades. Visit the iconic landmarks by Gaudí, Domènech i Montaner and Puig i Cadafalch: a pleasure for the senses, replete with floral motifs and legends. The Hospital de la Santa Creu i de Sant Pau is one of the nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the counties of Barcelona. Do you love mosaics, vibrant colours and organic forms? Discover the splendid, majestic and unique houses in Sitges, Terrassa and Canet de Mar. They'll take you back to the time they were at the height of their splendour when the affluent classes showed off their wealth. 

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