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European Building Guides – Exclusive Building Walks tailor made for Groups by e-architect

page updated 26 Jul 2017

Architecture Walking Tours in Europe

Make your booking with e-architect: isabelle(at)e-architect.co.uk / +44 1620 825722

European Architecture Tour: Exclusive Guided Walks

Each one of our European guided tours are tailored to suit each booking. Guided architectural tours in Europe are exclusive to each of our Clients.

It is not possible for bookings to be joined – we tend not to cater for one or two people requiring a spontaneous tour. Visits are almost always arranged in advance for groups.

Should you be planning an office trip, a conference, or university trip in Europe please contact us and we would be happy to take your booking.

European Architecture Tour – Introduction

e-architect have operated guided architectural city walking tours since the year 2001, in European cities such as Edinburgh, London and Copenhagen.

We have architectural tour guides in most large cities across the continent. During the last few years we have expanded to include architectural tour opportunities in many more cities in Europe.

Oil Factory Herdade do Marmelo, Portugal:
Architecture Tours Europe
photo : FG + SG – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra

European Architectural City Tours – Update

Recently we have added architecture tour guides in Europe for Oxford, Bratislava, Warsaw, Palermo, St Petersburg, Venice, Zurich, Munich, Frankfurt, Florence, Rome and Stockholm, Budapest, Prague, Oslo, Liverpool, Granada, Rotterdam, Belgrade, Dublin, Cambridge, Amsterdam, Sheffield, Helsinki, Porto, Manchester, Athens, Vienna, Leeds, Paris, Madrid and Milan. More European architectural city tours online soon.

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Introduction

e-architect has been operating Architecture Walking Tours in Europe for over a decade.

We typically show groups key contemporary European buildings within the historic context, but our architectural tours can focus on just historic or just new architecture.

Oslo Opera House, Norway:
Architecture Tours Norwway
photo : Christophe

e-architect operate both European architecture walking tours and architectural bus tours. Our European tour guides all have an architectural background and many of them are also architects. Each city offered in Europe has a standard tour framework but many of our Clients request tailored programmes.

We are happy to incorporate your needs and interests for your European architecture tour.

European Architecture Tours – Recent Additions

Architecture Tours in Europe arranged chronologically:

Brussels Architectural Walking Tours – launched July 2016
Brussels Building
photography © Hufton+Crow © Eva Bloem
e-architect now offer architectural walks for groups in this European political capital, our 77th city across the globe.

Reykjavik Architecture Walking Tours, Iceland
Harpa Reykjavik Building
photo Courtesy of Harpa © Hörður Sveinsson
The Icelandic capital city is home to the intriguing Harpa – Icelandic Concert & Conference Centre building by Denmark’s Henning Larsen Architects, with colourful sculptural facade elements by world-famous Danish artist Olafur Eliasson.

Oxford Architecture Tours, England – latest architectural walks launched by e-architect
Oxford University Museum of Natural History 1
photo : Scott Billings
Oxford is a city in central southern England. It is the county town of Oxfordshire and has a population of 150,000. It is one of the UK’s fastest growing cities in terms of population, and is one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the United Kingdom.

Bratislava Building Tour, Slovakia
EUROVEA Bratislava
photo : Irena Jotić
Bratislava is around 20 minutes by train from Vienna, the Austrian capital, and has a pleasant mix of old and new buildings.

Warsaw Architectural Walking Tours, Poland
Warsaw Building
picture © Aldinger & Wolf

Palermo Architecture Walking Tour, Sicily, Italy
Palermo Building, Sicily
image : HOK, Architects
Palermo is the capital city of the island of Sicily, in southern Italy. The city has around 855,000 inhabitants and is over 2,700 years old. Key contemporary Sicily buildings include the Ri.MED Biomedical Research and Biotechnology Center and the Villa GM in Marina di Ragusa by Architrend Architecture.

St Petersburg Architecture Walking Tours, Russia
St Petersburg Building
picture from architect
St Petersburg is a major historical city in the north west of Russia. Important buildings in the city which can be visited on our walking tours include the Dance Palace, the Hermitage Museum, new Mariinsky Theatre and New Holland Island. Major architects working in the city include Foster + Partners, Philippe Starck, Grimshaw, Diamond Schmitt Architects, UNStudio and RMJM Architects.

Venice Architectural Walking Tours, north east Italy
Venetian Building
image © Adrian Welch
Famous buildings include the the St Mark’s Basilica, La Fenice, the Doge’s Palace and the Ca’ d’Oro. Key contemporary Venice buildings include LCV Law Court Offices and the Jesolo Lido Village Condominium. Significant international architects with buildings in this beautiful Italian city include Santiago Calatrava, Richard Meier & Partners Architects and Rem Koolhaas.

Zurich Building Tour, Switzerland
Zurich Architecture
picture : Camenzind Evolution, Zurich
Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland. Major buildings include the Swiss National Museum and the Kunsthaus. Key recent buildings include the Kunsthaus Zürich extension by David Chipperfield Architects, the Dolder Grand Hotel Building, Lake Zurich by Foster + Partners with Itten + Brechbühl and the Conversion Theatre 11 by EM2N Architects.

Stuttgart Architecture Walking Tour, south west Germany
Stuttgart Porsche Building
photo © Hertha Hurnaus
Key buildings in the capital of Baden-Württemberg include the Mercedes-Benz Museum by UNStudio, Neue Staatsgalerie by James Stirling et al and the Porsche Museum (pictured above) by Delugan Meissl. Recent key buildings include the Centre for Virtual Engineering by UNStudio, completed in 2013.

Architectural Tours in Europe – Cities

European Architectural Walking Tours, alphabetical:
Amsterdam Architecture Walking Tour, The Netherlands
WoZoCo Amsterdam Building
photograph © Adrian J Welch

Athens Architecture Walking Tour, Greece, South East Europe
Acropolis Museum Building
photo : Christian Richters

Barcelona Architecture Walking Tours, Catalonia, North East Spain
Casa Milà
photograph © AJ Welch

Belgrade Architecture Tours, Serbia, South Eastern Europe
Belgrade Architecture Tours
photo from guide

Berlin Architecture Walking Tour, Germany
Jewish Museum Berlin Building
picture © Bitter Bredt

Bilbao Architectural Walking Tour, Spain
Architectural Tours Bilbao
photo © Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Birmingham Architecture Walking Tours, Central England, UK
The Cube Building Birmingham
photograph © Make / Zander Olsen

Budapest Architectural Walking Tours, Hungary, Central East Europe
Architecture Tours Budapest
photo © Tamás Bujnovszky

Cambridge Architectural Walking Tours, South East England
Cambridge School of Architecture
photograph : David Butler

Cologne Architecture Tours, Germany
Architecture Tour Cologne
photograph © webbaviation

Copenhagen Architecture Walking Tour, Denmark
Royal Playhouse Copenhagen
photo : Jens Lindhe

Dublin Building Tours, reland
Grand Canal Square Theatre Dublin
photo © Ros Kavanagh

Edinburgh Architecture Walking Tours, Scotland
National Museum of Scotland
photo © Paul-Riddle.com

Florence Architecture Tours, Italy
Architectural Tours Florence
photograph from architect

Frankfurt Architectural Walking Tour
Architecture Tour Frankfurt
photo © Adrian Welch

Glasgow Architecture Walking Tour
Riverside Museum Glasgow
photo : Hufton + Crow

Granada Building Tour, Spain
Granada Houses
photograph : Luis García Gollonet

Hamburg Architecture Tours, Germany
Hamburg Concert Hall Building
image © Herzog & de Meuron

Helsinki Architectural Walking Tour, Finland, North East Europe
Helsinki Station Building
photograph : City of Helsinki

Leeds Architecture Walking Tour, Northern England, UK
Leeds Town Hall
photograph © A. Welch

Lisbon Architectural Walking Tours, Portugal, western Europe
Key Lisbon Building
photograph © invisiblegentleman.com

Liverpool Architecture Walking Tour, North West England, UK
Building Tours Liverpool
photograph copyright Tim Collins

London Architecture Walking Tours
Architecture Tours London
image © Nick Weall

Madrid Architectural Walking Tour, Spain
Contemporary Madrid Building
picture © Chris Romer-Lee

Manchester Building Tours, North West England, UK
Manchester Contemporary Building
photograph © A. Welch

Milan Architectural Tour, North West Italy, Southern Europe
Milan Building
image from architects

Moscow Architecture Walking Tour, Russia, North East Europe
Contemporary Moscow Building
photo : Alexey Naroditskiy

Munich Architecture Tour, Southern Germany
Munich Architectural Tours
photo : Ulrich Rossmann-Arup

Oslo Architectural Tour, Norway
Contemporary Oslo Building
picture : Statsbygg

Paris Architecture Walking Tour, France
Paris Building
photograph : Philippe Ruault

Porto Architectural Walking Tour, Portugal, west Europe
Porto Building
image from architect

Prague Architectural Tours, Czech Republic (now Czechia!)
Architecture Tours Prague
picture from architect

Rome Architectural Walking Tour, Central Italy, South Europe
Rome Architectural Tours
photograph : Roland Halbe

Rotterdam Architecture Tours, The Netherlands
Rotterdam Contemporary Building by OMA
building image : Office for Metropolitan Architecture

Sheffield Architecture Walking Tour, North England
Winter Gardens Sheffield
photo © Adrian Welch, Architect

Stockholm Architectural Tour, Sweden, Northern Europe
Victoria Tower
picture : Tord-Rickard Söderström

Tenerife Architecture Tour, Spain – The Atlantic, South West Europe
Tenerife Comunity Centre Building
photo : Joaquín Ponce

Vienna Architectural Walking Tours, Austria, central Europe
Contemporary Vienna Housing
photo : Hubert Dimko

Zurich Architecture Tours, Switzerland
Zurich Office Building
picture : Camenzind Evolution, Zurich

European Walking Tours

The European Architecture Tour can be an introduction to the city’s main buildings or can be tailored to your group’s architectural interests. For some European cities we can also arrange a bus tour, though in larger cities like London and Paris we frequently use the metro system. Cycling is a popular alternative, especially in failry flat cities like Copenhagen and Amsterdam.

European Architectural Tours

Contact Isabelle Lomholt to start arrangements for your architectural tour in Europe:
+44 (0) 1620 825722 / mob. +44 (0)7952 149814 or isabelle(at)e-architect.co.uk

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