A Fist­ful of Gaudís

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Parc Güell. A wonky wind­ing gar­den of mo­saics and art perf for a pic­nic (see Stand­out Stores/gourmet) and a lover’s ram­ble. Don’t miss An­toni’s old home Casa Museu Gaudí. Olot, 7 / Sa­lut / M: Vall­carca / 9am-9pm daily / parkguell.cat

Sagrada Família. View the as­tound­ing ed­i­fice then bee­line for jamón heaven at wee porker Los Bel­lota (see Lunch). Mal­lorca, 401 / Sagrada Família / M: Sagrada Família / 93 513 2060 / 9am-6pm daily Oct-mar, till 8pm Apr-sep / sagradafa­milia.cat

See also Shop­ping/eix­am­ple, which takes you along the ‘Block of Dis­cord’, past Gaudí’s La Pe­dr­era (aka Casa Milà) and Casa Batlló, plus equally quirk­some Casa Amatller and Casa Lleó Mor­era from his peers. Note that La Pe­dr­era’s rooftop opens late as a jazz bar dur­ing the sum­mer / 93 484 5900 / Thu-sat pm / late Jun-early Sep.

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