Barcelona Hotel Booking
Barcelona Rental Apartments
Barcelona Tours and Trips
Barcelona Events Calender
Barcelonayellow logo
Barcelona Weather
Barcelona tourist photos
Barcelona Directory
Contact Barcelona Yellow


Casa Mila - La PedreraFeatured Popular

Address
Carrer de Provença, 261, 08008, Barcelona
Nearest Metro
Passeig de Gràcia L3 & Diagonal L5
City District
Eixample: Eixample I
GOOGLE MAP   Print  
Casa Mila - La Pedrera
Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Modernist building by Antoni Gaudi. "Casa Mila," also commonly known as "la Pedrera" which means the quarry in the Catalan language, is a unique modernist building in then centre of Barcelona on street Passeig de Gracia. Please note the facade of La Pedrera will be covered for most of 2014 for cleaning and restoration, but the interior and roof can still be visited. In the summer you can enjoy La Pedrera roof terrace jazz concerts.


La Pedrera was built between 1906 and 1912 by famous
Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí. La Pedrera pened on 29th October 1912. It is one of the most unusual building designs in the world. and during the construction feelings were very mixed because of the controversial design. The neighbours tried to have the building work stopped because they feared it would bring down property prices on the fashionable Passeig de Gracia street where Casa Mila is situated.


How wrong the neighbours were! The Casa Mila is now one of the most famous buildings in Spain and in the world. In 1984 Casa Mila was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site along with other
Gaudi buildings in Barcelona. Visit Cafè el la Pedrera" on the mezzanine floor in a room where you can enjoy a coffee while admiring the lovely modernist ceiling.



Pictures La Pedrera / Casa Mila Barcelona
Calendar activities La Pedrera
Book Gaudi Tour (daily all year)
Pre-book advance tickets for La Pedrera



Casa Milà is now owned by Fundació Catalunya-La Pedrera. Visitors to La Pedrera can visit the patios, the "Espai Gaudi," which is a tour of the attic and roof-terrace, and the "Pedrera apartment." On the Espai Gaudi tour you will see the amazing 800m2 attic with 270 brick arches that give you a feeling that you are walking inside the skeleton of a whale. The roof-terrace is equally impressive and  is preserved exactly the way that it was built in 1912 with six staircases, two air ventilations towers and seven chimneys each made in a unique style and decorated with trencadís mosaic creations.


Visitors also see suberb views of the city from the roof-terrace of Casa Mila.  The "Pedrera Apartment" is on the fourth floor of the Casa Mila building and is an example of a typical apartment of a bourgeois family in Barcelona at the beginning of the 20th century.. Everything in the Pedrera apartment including furniture and decor is from the modernist period. This amazing house was commissioned by Mr. Pere
Mila, who was married to a rich widow, Mrs. Roser Segimon. They wanted to live in a spectacular house in the most cosmopolitan avenue of the Barcelona of the time; the Passeig de Gracia. Gaudí was their choice of architect, mainly because he had just built the nearby Casa Batlló building, which was considered the very latest example of the modernist architecture at the time. Mila wanted his house to be even bigger and more monumental than Casa Batllo. The builiding that Gaudi designed for him has become one of the most famous buildings in the world.


Opening times La Pedrera:

Autumn/winter from November to February: 

Monday to Sunday from 09:00 to 18:30. Last admission 18:00 


Spring/summer from March to October

Monday to Sunday from 09:00 to 20:00. 


Casa Mila is closed:
 
25th and 26th December, 1st and 6th January and usually 1 week in January




Ticket price 2014/2015
Adult: €20,50
Student: €16,50
Disabled: €16,50
Children (six and under): free
Children (seven to twelve): €10,25
Buy Skip the Line Casa Mila tickets



La Pedrera Night Tours
La Pedrera Secreta. Casa Mila offers night tours of La Pedrera all week days from 21.30 to midnight with the last tour starting at 22:30. Pre-booking required.


Ticket price Night Tours
Adults: € 30

Children 7 to 12 years: 15 €
Children 0 to 6 years: Free
Tickets & information La Pedrera Secreta


Nits d’estiu - Summer nights at La Pedrera
Roof terrace jazz and music concerts La Pedrera in summer 
on Thursday Fridays and Saturdays from end June to beginning September from 9.45pm to 11.45pm.


summer concerts roof La Pedrera

Nits d’estiu a La Pedrera is a series of summer jazz concerts on roof of Casa Mila also called "La Pedrera de nit" on selected Friday and Saturday evenings on the roof terrace of La Pedrera / Casa Mila building in July and August. Tickets include a visit to the Espai Gaudi attic in La Pedrera. You can buy tickets online - or at the ticket office of La Pedrera building.





15% discount on La Pedrera admission for Barcelona Card holders
A Barcelona Card also includes:
discounts on 80 Barcelona sights,
free public transport, free guide book and map - and more!
Order your Barcelona Card