Guided tour

Barcelona: Sagrada Familia Fast-Track Morning Guided Tour

Activity provider: Amigo Tours Spain
Guided tour

Barcelona: Sagrada Familia Fast-Track Morning Guided Tour

Activity provider: Amigo Tours Spain

From US$ 52.82 per person


Avoid the lines at Barcelona’s most iconic monument on a guided tour of the Sagrada Familia. See Gaudi’s most miraculous creation, unfinished more than a century after the 1st stone was laid.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Private group available


  • Admire the sacred scenes on the basilica's contrasting façades
  • Go inside the cathedral to see the pillars holding up the recently completed roof
  • Hear anecdotes about the Sagrada Familia's dedication to saints
  • Learn the history of Barcelona's most iconic monument and its long delayed construction
Full description

Take a guided tour of Barcelona’s magnificent La Sagrada Familia cathedral and enjoy the city’s most iconic landmark. Striking for its architectural features and art, the history of the Sagrada Familia is legendary. The all-consuming obsession of the Modernisme architect, Antoni Gaudi, work on the building began in 1882 and remains unfinished to this day. During your tour you will see the contrasting Nativity and Passion façades. Your guide will talk about the symbolism and representations of the Holy Family as an expression of Christian ideology constructed in stone. Marvel at its Christian iconography as you learn the history of the church, regardless of your faith. See the angled pillars sprouting like a web of tree branches to hold up the roof. Below ground lies the Museu Gaudi, where documentation about Gaudi’s life and work can be found. There is also a crypt where masses are held, and a viewing platform above the burial site of the architect.

  • Guided tour
  • Fast-track entry ticket
  • Private tour (if option chosen)
  • Access to the Towers
  • Optional tips
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Meet your guide on the street Mallorca at number 416. Look for Amigo Tours logo on the showcase of the shop. The guide will have an Amigo Tours sign.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • Some options of this tour are a bilingual tour, conducted simultaneously in English and Spanish
  • Please note that the towers may be closed in weather conditions such as rain or wind
  • Please note that to go up to the towers you will use an elevator but to go down you will need to use the stairs
  • Discreet clothing is mandatory, access may be restricted if clothing does not meet the requirements
  • It is recommended to not bring big bags in order to facilitate access into the Sagrada Familia and reduce the time at the security control
  • Please note, Sagrada Familia regulations state that children under the age of 11 will not receive a headset to listen to the guide
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 719 reviews

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Our guide was excellent, passionate, informative and helpful. The Sagrada Familia is a fascinating building and it was really good hearing the history and symbolism behind the construction and designs, Gaudi's involvement as well as future developments. The interior is just as spectacular as the exterior! Highly recommend.

March 27, 2023

Our was wonderful explaining the outside of the Cathedral. If we had not gone on the tour, we would have missed so much! She also helped us understand the inside. Definitely, going to the Cathedral with a guide was necessary to get the benefit of this beautiful place.

March 27, 2023

The tour itself, lasting about an hour, was great, and we really liked our tour guide, Marta. She was friendly and knowledgable about La Sagrada Familia. I took away one star for the confusion about the meeting place, which was the 2nd tour of the day that there was an issue with Get Your Guide (the 1st time, they wanted to change the time of that tour, although I had a printed confirmation of it, to times I couldn't make, and refused to refund my payment as I hadn't cancelled 48 hours in advance, although it was them not me who changed the time of the tour)> For this tour, I called when I didn't see the guide (there were other people waiting for this guide too) and was told the guide was in a different place. I explained this was where we were told to meet (in writing) and the representative finally said she would call and have the guide pick us up there. The tour was actually good, once we got started.

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March 27, 2023

Product ID: 58189