Private Picasso Walking Tour of Barcelona with VIP Access to Fine Arts School - LivTours
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Private Picasso Walking Tour of Barcelona with VIP Access to Fine Arts School

4 hrs
Plaça d'Antonio López
Refundable booking

LivTours Private Picasso Walking Tour of Barcelona is an amazing way to understand and appreciate one of the 20th century’s most influential artists. Follow in his footsteps as your expert guide accompanies you on a journey through his personal and artistic life. Though not originally from Barcelona, Picasso spent his formative years in this vibrant Mediterranean city.

On your private tour you will relish the exclusive access to la Lonja, the former Fine Arts School where Picasso studied and his father taught. Now a time capsule of a bygone era, it will be like stepping back in time allowing you to see the school through the artist’s eyes. You will also get to enjoy skip-the-line tickets to the Picasso Museum which houses thousands of his paintings, ceramic works, and drawings – all donated by the artist himself during his lifetime. You will explore the neighborhood where Picasso lived, had studios, and studied before leaving to live in Paris. This private tour is ideal for knowledgeable art lovers or novices alike.


  • Dive into a full immersion tour with 4 hours of insight into Picasso’s life & art
  • Stroll through Picasso’s former neighborhood with your experienced local guide
  • Visit the former Fine Arts School where Picasso studied as a boy with private access
  • Admire Picasso’s earlier works as your guide tells you the inspiration behind each
  • Enjoy a comprehensive private tour dedicated to Picasso’s life, art & studies

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LivTours Private Picasso Walking Tour of Barcelona begins in the charming medieval neighborhood, el Born, where Picasso spent a great deal of time and where you will meet your experienced private guide. Dedicated only to you, your guide will share with you the intricacies of Picasso’s life as you meander through the charming streets on your way to your first stop. A perfect homage to the artist who once walked the same streets.

Your first stop is at the Picasso Museum, home to 4000 works of art by this prolific artist from the many phases of his life, all dedicated by the artist himself or his family. Your expert guide will make the most of your time in the Museum with explanations of the highlights while connecting them to the artist’s life. Highlights include Picasso paintings from his childhood, his formative years at college, his time in Paris, some of his Blue Period work, and his entire Las Meninas series. While seeing these amazing paintings, you will learn how the son of a talented painter and professor at the Fine Arts School in Barcelona would soon outshine the very man who inspired him.

Next, it is on to what might be the most exciting destination of the tour, the former Fine Arts School where Picasso’s father taught starting in 1895 and where Pablo himself was a student. No longer a functioning school, but a private museum, you will truly feel like you are stepping back in time the minute you walk inside. Your knowledgeable private guide will show you the works that influenced the artist’s beginnings and helped shape his style.

This unique experience is a proper art pilgrimage for the Picasso lover in you. This private tour allows for exclusive interaction with your top-rated tour guide that will educate and entertain you with anecdotes of the life of the 20th century’s most beloved artist. The privileged access to great wonders like the former Fine Art School and personal stories of Picasso’s life make this tour an absolute must to any visit to lovely Barcelona.


  • The el Born neighborhood
  • Entrance tickets into the Picasso Museum
  • Entrance into Fine Arts School of Picasso
  • Fully guided experience

  • Comfortable walking shoes recommended.
  • There is no photography allowed in some or all areas of this tour.
  • Backpacks are not permitted in the museum.
  • Due to these unprecedented times and ongoing safety and regulation changes, some sites may have limited accessibility if the venue can not guarantee social distancing which may lead to unforeseen tour modifications. Thank you for your understanding.
  • LivTours’ is and always has been based on sustainable travel and especially in these new times, we are proud to be at the forefront of innovation, change, and challenges that are presented to us during this post-pandemic time. At the moment, due to Covid-19 safety regulations, museums and sites visited on this tour require wearing a mask while on site. Please bring one for every participant over 6 years of age.

When you book a LivTours Private Tour or Experience, you are guaranteed a dedicated, expert guide that allows you the flexibility to start your tour at a time which is convenient for you, making planning easy. Our private tours ensure that you will get a tailored experience to meet all your needs so we go at your pace, perfect for families with younger children, elderly, or individuals with accessibility needs. Please be advised that all private tours begin at a base price starting at two people*. Prices are inclusive of entry tickets where applicable.

*Our Tuscan motorcycle tour and some Ferrari private experiences are inclusive of one person only.


Make your day even more unique and comfortable by upgrading your tour with a customizable LivTours optional add on!

Pick-up Service
With the transfer option a private chauffeur will pick you up directly from your hotel's lobby and drive you to the meeting point where you will be greeted by your tour guide. Guarantee stress-free. One way only.
starting from 80 €

Must show Vaccination or Negative test for Italy & France Tours

For all France and Italy tours that include an indoor activity, a museum or an archeological park visit, it is now National Law in both countries, to present a covid-19 vaccination card OR negative covid-19 test result from the past 48 hrs accompanied by your personal ID to the local authorities for all adults over the age of 12. Lack of ability to present such documentation may result in loss of tour and funds lifting LivTours from all responsibilities.

Picasso's early life

"My wife and I had not realized how important Barcelona was to Picasso's early life and artistic style. After this very interesting tour, we both felt we went away with renewed admiration for all that contributed to this artist's works. This is a great tour for veteran and novice Modern Art lovers alike."

Jackson - USA


"Picasso is one of my favorite artists so I couldn't resist the Picasso walking tour in Barcelona offered by LivSpain. It was so inspiring to see where this artist grew up, to visit the academy where he studied, to learn all about his life (even many facts that I didn't know) and the events and people who influenced his works. My guide was a art historian but talked about Picasso not in a boring, academic way but as if he were recounting stories and insights about an old friend. I enjoyed every minute of this tour and will definitely recommend it to everyone I know."

Darleen - USA

5 star tour

"My partner and I are art students so, of course, we couldn't pass up the chance to learn about Picasso in his early years and experience the atmosphere in which he grew up. We were also very impressed with this tour company and with the guide (art history professional) that they have doing this tour. Definitely recommend."

Ron - USA


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