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The Art of Barcelona at Majestic Hotel & Spa, Spain
Gaudi’s legendary, yet still-unfinished La Sagrada Familia may be a well-worn stop on Barcelona’s tourist trail, but exploring the sandcastle-esque cathedral on a private tour with one of the architects currently working on the project is nothing short of exceptional. The "Art of Barcelona" package from the Majestic Hotel offers guests insider access to the storied site, plus three nights of unbeatable cathedral views from the hotel’s tricked-out penthouse, complete with 24/7 butler service and a private terrace with a pool. But the artistry of the adventure doesn’t stop there. You'll also be treated to a private tour of three of Barcelona’s top galleries, each showcasing work by the best of Spain’s contemporary artists, and a reservation at Michelin-starred chef Nandu Jubany’s Catalonian tour de force, Petit Comité. With the experience bookended by transport to and from the airport in the comfort of a 20th-century Rolls-Royce stocked with Dom Perignon, you might even hope for delays.
Package available now, from $19,377 for two; Passeig de Gràcia 68; 34-93/488-1717; hotelmajestic.es.