The Bellesguard house was built by Antoni Gaudí between 1900 and 1909, using rectilinear forms rarely seen in his other work. His inspiration was the medieval castle of Martin I, also known as Martin the Humane, the last king of the Catalan dynasty of the House of Barcelona, who resided at Bellesguard until his death in 1410. Gaudí built a castle that was a blend of Art Nouveau and Gothic style and restored the ruins of the medieval palace, which are now part of the estate’s grounds.

The history of Bellesguard is inextricably bound up with the history of Catalonia. The many historic events that unfolded and the renowned figures that passed through Bellesguard over the centuries influenced and inspired Antoni Gaudí to create one of his most personal, symbolic and fascinating works. Come to discover it!

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BELLESGUARD HOSTS THE OPENING CEREMONY OF BUY CATALUNYA 2014

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BELLESGUARD AT GAUDÍ WORLD CONGRESS 2014

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09/10/2014

Bellesguard hosts the Opening Ceremony of Buy Catalunya 2014

Last Monday, the most exclusive and unknown work by Antoni Gaudí, Torre Bellesguard, hosted the Opening Ceremony of Buy Catalunya 2014. The most important tour operators of the national and international scene had the chance to discover this Gaudinian building.

Agència Catalana de Turisme (ACT) is the organiser of this congress, which represents the most important commercial event of the year in our country. 170 tour operators from 36 international markets meet with more than 200 Catalan companies from the tourism sector. This is the first step towards subsequently...

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