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Vanessa J.

Barcelona, Cataluña, Spain

Hi, my name is Vanessa, I am a licensed guide from Barcelona.

I studied Art History at the University of Barcelona (UB), and I coursed the last year of the degree at the University of Parma (Italy), a lovely place where is produced the famous parmigiano cheese!

When completed the degree in Italy I came back to Barcelona, but shortly after I decided to move to London (UK) where I lived during a year and a half enjoying a vibrant city full of art !

When I moved back to Barcelona I worked in art galleries and museums, like the National Museum of Art of Catalunya (MNAC), and contemporary art museum CAIXAFORUM.

During the year 2006 I passed the exams and I became a Licensed tour guide.

Since the first day I love my job! Meeting new people, connecting with them, sharing my passion and enthusiasm for arts. Make the customers fall in love with Barcelona and wish to come back soon is my objective!

Even I am specialized in arts, I love to know and let know what's going on in the city ! I'm flexible, quick to pick up new skills.
Ready for the fresh new restaurants and best places for shopping, but also for the most traditional or authentic places, those ones hidden even for many locals !

I live in the heart of Barcelona (just 2 min walk from the Picasso Museum); I was born close to the land that inspired Joan Miró (south of Catalonia); and I Love to spend many weekends in the Empordà, north of Catalonia, where Salvador Dalí was born.


- Official Guide Licence, issued by the Catalan Government
- Bachelor's Degree in Art History, University of Barcelona ( I coursed the last year of the Degree at the University of Parma (Italy) ).
- Postgraduate Degree in Communication and Design at Elisava Barcelona


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Best half day Barcelona highlights tour


See the best of Barcelona with your private guide and your private,...

676 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

4 hours

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Picasso Museum & Old Town Private Tour


"I'd like to live as a poor man with lots of money" Pablo Picasso

274 USD per tour

(for up to 9 people)

3 hours

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4 hour Barcelona private Gaudí tour


Gaudí four most espectacular projects with a private guide

315 USD per tour

(for up to 9 people)

4 hours

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