Gaudí house to open

This item appears on page 4 of the February 2017 issue.

In Barcelona, Spain, Casa Vicens (Carrer de les Carolines 18-24, Barcelona), the first significant building designed by post-modern architect Antonio Gaudí, is scheduled to open to the public for the first time on Easter Day (April 16) 2017. 

The 4-story house was built from 1883 to 1888 for the Vicens family and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

The home’s owners have said that, to prevent damage to the building, entry will be limited to 395 people per day, with advance bookings required. Entry costs and instructions on how to book visits were not announced as of press time. Contact Barcelona Turisme (phone +34 932 853 834