Guided tours of the Maravillas Gymnasium and the César Carlos College

Due to the growing number of requests from students and architects from all over the world interested in learning about the works of Alejandro de la Sota, the Foundation is offering guided tours by architects to the Maravillas Gymnasium and the César Carlos College.

Tours of the Maravillas Gymnasium are subject to the conditions for opening it to the public laid down by the La Salle Nuestra Señora del Maravillas School. They are allowed on the second and fourth Friday of each month from 10.00 to 11.00 am.

Visits to the César Carlos College are from Monday to Friday, 1.30 to 3pm, but are subject to confirmation of availability.

Contribution for a guided tour of one of the sites with a free optional visit to the Foundation: 15 €/per person
20% discount on groups of 15 to 20 people and friends of the Foundation.

Free visit for members of the foundation.


Guided tour of the Alejandro de la Sota Foundation

The Foundation’s offices are located in Alejandro de la Sota’s former studio, in the centre of Madrid. On the guided tour you will have the opportunity to see the architect’s workspace, and to photograph the furniture that he designed, as well as appreciate the details of the famous doorframe-pull – the woodwork that Alejandro de la Sota himself patented and used in works such as the Maravillas Gymnasium, the Civil Government of Tarragona and the CLESA Dairy Facility.

You will also see original works on paper from the archive, including the architect’s watercolours and caricatures, in addition to plans, drawings and photographs of his projects. You will be guided through an exhibition of material from the archive.

Contributions: 10 €/person.
50% discount: Groups of 15 people or more
Free guided tour: for persons who also visit Maravillas or the César Carlos College
Free guided tour: Friends and members of the Foundation

When: from monday to friday, 10:00-12:00pm.


To reserve places on a guided tour, please send an email to with the following information:

  • Preferred date of visit
  • Number of visitors (7 minimum, 20 maximum)
  • Contact name and telephone number

Reservations will be confirmed via email once a receipt for an electronic transfer has been received. We will provide you with our account number when you contact us.