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  • Barcelona: Sagrada Familia Fast-Track Access Ticket

    1. Barcelona: Sagrada Familia Fast-Track Access Ticket

    Explore Antoni Gaudi's unfinished masterpiece, the Sagrada Familia, with a convenient fast track entrance ticket. Gaudi's iconic work draws hundreds of locals and visitors alike to its impressive facades and awe-inspiring interior every day, making it one of the most visited monuments in Spain. Walk past the notorious long queues and start discovering the beautiful basilica at your own pace with an optional audio guide; admire the facades, interior, museum, and school. Work began on creating the true symbol of Barcelona back in 1882, and the Sagrada Familia remains a work in progress even today. Although unfinished, the basilica is by no means unworthy of a visit. A combination of Gothic and Art Nouveau forms, the UNESCO-listed structure dominates the Barcelona skyline.

    Took a little bit to figure out the audio but once o did all was well. Fabulous cathedral!

  • Sagrada Familia: Tour

    2. Sagrada Familia: Tour

    Start your tour outside the UNESCO-listed basilica and meet your guide. Gaze up at the immense facades and towers and get your first impressions of Gaudí's unfinished masterpiece. Then, enter the basilica and see the awe-inspiring interior with its forest of pillars. Bathe in the colorful light from the stained-glass windows and understand what Gaudí's meant when he said that "the sun is the best painter." Discover a vibrant clash of Gothic and Art Nouveau designs. Home in on the symbolic details and modernist representations of the Holy Family with your guide. Hear how the current construction is progressing after over a century's worth of work. As you walk around the basilica, learn more about Gaudí's life through his work and the legacy he left behind. At the end of tour, enjoy the freedom to keep exploring with your newfound knowledge.

  • Sagrada Familia: Private Tour

    3. Sagrada Familia: Private Tour

    Explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site with a dedicated expert. Meet your private, local guide outside the monument, where you will enjoy separate group access. Allow yourself to take in the forest-like interior, with its towering pillars and colorful stained-glass windows. Listen to stories about the most important events to have occurred in the basilica. Feel yourself dwarfed by the detailed Nativity and Passion facades. Let your guide explain the contrasting architectural styles and bring the symbolism of the stone sculptures to life. Trace Gaudí's exciting life through his work and learn about how his legacy is steering his masterpiece's ongoing construction today. Satisfy your curiosity and ask your guide any questions that come to mind about the Sagrada Familia and its creator.

  • Barcelona: Sagrada Familia Fast-Track Morning Guided Tour

    4. Barcelona: Sagrada Familia Fast-Track Morning Guided Tour

    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 he...

    Our guide Clara was AWESOME! She was very knowledgeable and fluent in both Spanish and English. She made us feel like we were old friends!

  • Barcelona: Instagram Tour of the Most Scenic Spots

    5. Barcelona: Instagram Tour of the Most Scenic Spots

    Visit the most scenic and Instagrammable sights around Barcelona while a professional photographer snaps photos of you. No experience is needed. This tour is perfect for solo travelers, couples, honeymooners, friends, and families with kids. Choose from a half-day or a full-day tour. You will meet early in the morning to experience the beauty of this city when the city is empty and the light is perfect for beautiful pictures. Learn about Barcelona and immerse yourself in the history and culture of this place. Explore the city's monuments and breathtaking viewpoints. Your guide will walk with you to the famous sights and later you will take the metro to take you from the historic center to the Sagrada Familia. The half-day tour leaves you at the entrance to the Sagrada Familia. If you choose the full-day tour, you will have free time at the Sagrada Familia in case you want to visit the ...

    Great guide, she was very good at making us comfortable in front of the camera. Fun experience!

  • Barcelona: Bike Tour

    6. Barcelona: Bike Tour

    Get to know Barcelona on a relaxed, fun, and informative bike tour. Explore several neighborhoods and see the city's main highlights in one go. Bike the labyrinthine streets of the oldest districts, such as the Gothic Quarter. Pass by old churches, palaces, Roman walls, and medieval monuments. Make your way down to the Old Port to understand Barcelona's relationship to the sea. Enjoy the coastal views and learn about the former fishing village, Barceloneta. Branch off along the way through the city's green oases, like Ciutadella Park. Enjoy the sense of freedom when riding along the bike paths off the beaten track.

  • Sagrada Familia: Tour with Tower Access

    7. Sagrada Familia: Tour with Tower Access

    Don't miss any of the details inside Gaudí's unfinished masterpiece, the Sagrada Familia. Let your guide point out the contrasting nativity and passion façades. Then, step through the heavy doors covered in hand-carved vines. See the rows and rows of tree-like pillars that seem to reach to the heavens stretch out before you. Look up at the stained-glass windows and bathe in the warm light that filters through. Note the Christian iconography as you hear about the history of the church. Understand Gaudí's modernist vision as your guide brings the symbolism of the stonework to life. At the end of your tour, ascend one of the basilica's towers and gaze out over the views of Barcelona. Once back down at ground level, continue exploring the monument as long as you like.

  • Sagrada Familia: Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

    8. Sagrada Familia: Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

    Get up close and personal to all the details of the Sagrada Familia on a guided tour. Skip the long lines on arrival, and then learn everything about Antoni Gaudí's masterpiece from your expert guide. Hear how Gaudí was inspired by different aspects of life, such as nature, to create his unique style of architecture. Enter the unfinished basilica and be inspired by the light that enters through the stained glass windows in a timeless atmosphere. Visit all 5 floors of the cathedral, and get access to the tower (currently unavailable) to enjoy panoramic views of the amazing streets and monuments of Barcelona.

    Truly one of the most exceptional tours I have ever been on! La Sagrada Familia is such a stunning place with so much history! Our guide David Chancon went above and beyond to educate us about La Sagrada Familia, as well as Gaudi's other works and his life. He shared not only extensive details about the building and all of the beauty we were seeing, but also added in details about the building during others of the year, events, etc. to give a truly comprehensive understanding of La Sagrada Familia! I cannot recommend this enough!

  • Barcelona: Sagrada Familia Guided Tour with Tower Access

    9. Barcelona: Sagrada Familia Guided Tour with Tower Access

    Take a guided tour of La Sagrada Familia cathedral with an expert guide, and marvel at Barcelona’s most iconic landmark in the soft light of the morning. On this tour you’ll admire the artwork of Gaudi. Striking for its architectural features and art, the Sagrada Familia is legendary. It was the all-consuming obsession of the modernist architect, Antoni Gaudi. His work on the building began in 1882 and remains unfinished. During the tour your guide will point out the contrasting nativity and passion façades. You’ll also learn about the symbolism and representations of the Holy Family as an expression of Christian ideology, constructed in stone. Note the Christian iconography as you hear about the history of the church. See the angled pillars sprouting like a web of tree branches, holding up the roof. Below the ground is the Museu Gaudi, where you’ll find documentation about Gaudi’s l...

    The experience was great. Our tour guide was wonderful but hard to enjoy since she had to translate and took a little longer then it had to be. Make sure your phones and cameras are fully charged because you will take a lot of photos during the tour. Be sure to arrive an hour earlier to take photos of the church and surrounding areas before going in.

  • Sagrada Familia: Private Tour with Tower access

    10. Sagrada Familia: Private Tour with Tower access

    Dive deep into the history and mysteries of the Sagrada Familia on an in-depth tour. Follow your private guide around both the outside and inside of the basilica to understand this unfinished masterpiece. Admire Gaudí's mastery of modernism as you gaze up at the tree-like pillars and soft lighting from the stained-glass windows. Allow your guide to decode the symbolism the architect used to represent Christian ideology. Immerse yourself in the history of the basilica's construction, noting recent milestones and newer additions. See how Gaudí's life influenced his work and how his vision is being completed today. Finish your tour with the grand views from one of the basilica's towers overlooking the city. Take your time at the end of the tour to continue exploring to your heart's content.

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What people are saying about Sagrada Familia

Truly one of the most exceptional tours I have ever been on! La Sagrada Familia is such a stunning place with so much history! Our guide David Chancon went above and beyond to educate us about La Sagrada Familia, as well as Gaudi's other works and his life. He shared not only extensive details about the building and all of the beauty we were seeing, but also added in details about the building during others of the year, events, etc. to give a truly comprehensive understanding of La Sagrada Familia! I cannot recommend this enough!

Very interesting tour with a lot of information about the building history, architecture as well as the details of the lighting and the exterior design.

The guided tour using the App works perfect!! If you don’t have enough time to spend in the basilica this is the best way to go

Took a little bit to figure out the audio but once o did all was well. Fabulous cathedral!

The audio guide I thought was truly enough for the awe inspiring visit