European Architecture Walking Tours, Architectural Walks, Building Guides, Architects Trips
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European Building Guides – Exclusive Building Walks tailor made for Groups by e-architect
page updated 31 Jan 2018
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.
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.
Architectural Tours by e-architect:
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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.
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:
Aarhus Architecture Tours, Jutland, western Denmark – launched Feb 2018
Granada Architecture Walking Tours – launched Jan 2018
Brussels Architectural Walking Tours – launched July 2016
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
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
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
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
picture © Aldinger & Wolf
Palermo Architecture Walking Tour, Sicily, Italy
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
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
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
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
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
photograph © Adrian J Welch
Athens Architecture Walking Tour, Greece, South East Europe
photo : Christian Richters
Barcelona Architecture Walking Tours, Catalonia, North East Spain
photograph © AJ Welch
Belgrade Architecture Tours, Serbia, South Eastern Europe
photo from guide
Berlin Architecture Walking Tour, Germany
picture © Bitter Bredt
Bilbao Architectural Walking Tour, Spain
photo © Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Birmingham Architecture Walking Tours, Central England, UK
photograph © Make / Zander Olsen
Budapest Architectural Walking Tours, Hungary, Central East Europe
photo © Tamás Bujnovszky
Cambridge Architectural Walking Tours, South East England
photograph : David Butler
Cologne Architecture Tours, Germany
photograph © webbaviation
Copenhagen Architecture Walking Tour, Denmark
photo : Jens Lindhe
Dublin Building Tours, reland
photo © Ros Kavanagh
Edinburgh Architecture Walking Tours, Scotland
photo © Paul-Riddle.com
Florence Architecture Tours, Italy
photograph from architect
Frankfurt Architectural Walking Tour
photo © Adrian Welch
Glasgow Architecture Walking Tour
photo : Hufton + Crow
Granada Building Tour, Spain
photograph : Luis García Gollonet
Hamburg Architecture Tours, Germany
image © Herzog & de Meuron
Helsinki Architectural Walking Tour, Finland, North East Europe
photograph : City of Helsinki
Leeds Architecture Walking Tour, Northern England, UK
photograph © A. Welch
Lisbon Architectural Walking Tours, Portugal, western Europe
photograph © invisiblegentleman.com
Liverpool Architecture Walking Tour, North West England, UK
photograph copyright Tim Collins
London Architecture Walking Tours
image © Nick Weall
Madrid Architectural Walking Tour, Spain
picture © Chris Romer-Lee
Manchester Building Tours, North West England, UK
photograph © A. Welch
Milan Architectural Tour, North West Italy, Southern Europe
image from architects
Moscow Architecture Walking Tour, Russia, North East Europe
photo : Alexey Naroditskiy
Munich Architecture Tour, Southern Germany
photo : Ulrich Rossmann-Arup
Oslo Architectural Tour, Norway
picture : Statsbygg
Paris Architecture Walking Tour, France
photograph : Philippe Ruault
Porto Architectural Walking Tour, Portugal, west Europe
image from architect
Prague Architectural Tours, Czech Republic (now Czechia!)
picture from architect
Rome Architectural Walking Tour, Central Italy, South Europe
photograph : Roland Halbe
Rotterdam Architecture Tours, The Netherlands
building image : Office for Metropolitan Architecture
Sheffield Architecture Walking Tour, North England
photo © Adrian Welch, Architect
Stockholm Architectural Tour, Sweden, Northern Europe
picture : Tord-Rickard Söderström
Tenerife Architecture Tour, Spain – The Atlantic, South West Europe
photo : Joaquín Ponce
Vienna Architectural Walking Tours, Austria, central Europe
photo : Hubert Dimko
Zurich Architecture Tours, Switzerland
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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e-architect have a wide network of cities offered for European architectural tours. Architectural guides are welcome to contact us. If you are interested in arranging a city tour in Europe please e-mail or phone us.
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