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El Capricho de Gaudi

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Wonderful surprise

Such an amazing day we had visiting this gem hidden in a small seaside town in Cantabria! Dated in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
cristina p
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Cuenca, Spain
Gaudi but not in Barcelona.

Saw the house during our ferry crossing and thought would visit. Lovely to see a place so well kept... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dawn F
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The Caprice is a palace designed by the amazing architect Antoni Gaudí i Cornet and is considered to be one of the jewels of European Modernism. While exploring the interior, exterior and the gardens, you will discover a work of great colour...more
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Barrio Sobrellano S/N, 39520, Comillas, Spain
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Such an amazing day we had visiting this gem hidden in a small seaside town in Cantabria! Dated in the early years of Gaudi's career, this stunning piece of architecture will leave everyone speechless, if not for the aesthetic style, than at least for the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saw the house during our ferry crossing and thought would visit. Lovely to see a place so well kept despite a lack of government funding. Very reasonably priced and even had a guide who did an English speaking tour. Very polular. Lots of interesting facts...More

Thank Dawn F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is simply astonishing how such a small seaside city in Cantabria has such a breathtaking manour. Simply an architectonic beauty

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The only disappointment on the trip so far. The house has all of the allure and style of a business meeting venue off the M4. Sagrada Familia this is not.

Thank mmmthatsnice
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You have to see it when you come to Comillas. English guide available at 12:30 and 16:30. It is very interesting and beautiful building. Entrance for 5€.

Thank Ewa M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited while staying in Comillas and would highly recommend a visit and the tour. It is fairly small and beautifully renovated, it has such an interesting (and ultimately sad) story behind it which was shared with us by the very friendly, passionate and informative guide...More

1  Thank fabatfiftyCambs
Reviewed 10 August 2018

This is definitely a house with character. We were lucky to have a tour guide in English, which was very helpful. She explained and operated the intricate shutters and highlighted many things we would have missed on an independent tour. The outside of the building...More

1  Thank malholme
Reviewed 9 August 2018

What an amazing bargain for only 5 euros, and such a treat to explore a Gaudi house without huge crowds of Barcelona. As a Gaudi fan, we made a special effort to visit Comillas, and so glad we did. We went at about 5pm and...More

Thank dmsuk_12
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

The house is definitely worth a visit. We didn't take the guided tour, but the leaflet you get at the entrance gave some good information. It's a beautiful example on Gaudi's extraordinary sense of art and architecture. Comillas is a very charming town as well...More

Thank KarinW622
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

El Capricho is a villa in the small seaside turn of Comillas, designed by Antoni Gaudí. It was built in 1883-1885 for the summer use of a wealthy client. El Capricho belongs to the architect's orientalist period. We went at 4:30pm when you can get...More

1  Thank TetleyC
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Perla V
22 June 2018|
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Response from ElCaprichodeGaudi | Property representative |
Hola Perla, justo hemos respondido a tu correo electrónico con la respuesta pero te contestamos por aquí por si alguna otra persona tiene la misma duda. La entrada se compra directamente en taquilla, no es posible reserva... More
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047jackie
20 April 2017|
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Response from ElCaprichodeGaudi | Property representative |
Hi there Jackie. Thanks for contacting us. As far as we know there were no music boxes in the rooms of El Capricho de Gaudí. But let us tell you that the whole building has a mysterious and extremely interesting musical... More
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