We use our own and third party cookies to improve your experience and our services. If you continue, we consider that you accept their use. You can get more information on our website at cookies policy[Open in a new window].

Close

From a museum of Picasso's home to the school he attended and the places that inspired him, art fans can get insight into one of the 20th century's foremost artistic geniuses.

Add to my guide

The Picasso Route

Where the focus is on Picasso, who lived and started painting in A Coruña.

Not many realise that Pablo Picasso lived in A Coruña when he was very young, from 1891 to 1895, when his father taught at the School of Fine Arts. Today the city has not just a Picasso Home-Museum (covered in the museums section of this guide) but also a testament to the bonds the future painter established with the city and its most beautiful places, such as the Tower of Hercules, Riazor Beach, and Santa Margarita Park. It was here that Picasso began painting, and where he had his first exhibition, in an old establishment on the popular, centrally located Calle Real. The Picasso Route will take you to the home-museum at Calle Paio Gómez 14; Plaza de Pontevedra, where young Pablo studied; Plaza de Riazor and the Tower of Hercules, where he painted and was inspired; the Santo Amaro Cemetery, where his sister Conchita is buried; the School of Arts and Crafts, which he attended; and other spots like the Rosalía de Castro Theatre and Calle Real, where Picasso was inspired to paint themes of Coruña's life and times.



Your customised guide

Add files to start to configure your guide

Book your flight to A Coruña
Consult prices and dates

10 tips to keep your hand baggage

Find out what type of packs are considered hand baggage and how to can change them so that they can go in the cabin with you during the flight.

Free download