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  • Location:Barcelona, Spain
  • Duration:90 minutes (approx.)

Barcelona’s La Sagrada Familia is one of the city’s most popular sights, attracting millions of visitors annually. You’ll go right to the front of the lengthy entrance lines with this 1.5-hour skip-the-line tour. Your friendly and insightful local guide will share details about the church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and you’ll learn all about its brilliant architect, Antoni Gaudi. During this tour, you’ll have time to visit La Sagrada Familia Museum, with exhibits featuring historic artifacts from its construction that began in the late 1800s—and continues to this day.

Highlights

  • 1.5-hour skip-the-line tour of La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona
  • Enjoy fast-track entry to the stunning Barcelona monument with a prebooked ticket
  • Explore the UNESCO-listed cathedral with a guide and learn all about Gaudi
  • Visit La Sagrada Familia museum to see a variety of artifacts such as design sketches and plaster models
  • Choose from several different start times to suit your vacation schedule

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What You Can Expect

Skip the Line: Barcelona Sagrada Familia Tour

Explore La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona with a skip-the-line ticket!

With morning and afternoon tours available, you choose the best time to meet your skip-the-line guide. You’ll breeze right past the entrance queue, where visitors might wait for up to two hours during the peak season to enter La Sagrada Familia. Your thorough walking tour will cover the history and architectural wonders of this still-unfinished, awe-inspiring Gothic church.

Construction began on this UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1882, and it was consecrated and deemed a “minor basilica” by Pope Benedict XVI in 2010. It is anticipated that construction won’t be complete until at least 2026, 100 years after architect Gaudi’s death.

From your guide, you’ll learn about the symbolism behind Gaudi’s designs for La Sagrada Familia’s spires, facades and interior, which is designed as a Latin cross with five aisles. The ornamental details are incredible in their opulence; visitors admire in fascination the vaults that reach 230 feet (70 meters) high.

After your walking tour of the church, spend some time examining the exhibits in La Sagrada Familia Museum, with drawings, models, photographs and information about the ongoing development of the impressive building. Browse these historic artifacts at your own pace; your tour ends in the museum and you may linger as long as you like.

Customer Reviews

Lorraine W
Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Great tour, great tour guide, skip the queue is a must - all in all a Barcelona must see and this is the way to see it!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Impressive, to be seen !

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Great tour. Really skips the lines. A must see site. guide was excellent.

KCO
United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

One of the highlights of our trip to Barcelona! Our guide, Rosa, was absolutely wonderful. The tour was informative and offered a fascinating insight into this extraordinary building. Therefore I would recommend this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Excellent tour guide with detail explanations.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Informative, well-spoken guide -- evidently their team of guides meets with the architects every year to find out what's happening. Small group. Just the right length. Absolutely worth the money to skip the long lines and get the insider's tour. The tour office is easy to find, and there is underground parking nearby also near the metro.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

The tour guide gave us an overview of the church and pointed out all the interesting aspects and then left us to roam around on our own.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Wonderful tour guide, friendly and informative, thorough and patient. Very organized tour company and worth every penny! I'd use this tour company again! Outstanding!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Fantastic only way to see the Sagrada Famiglia in the peak of the season .Others waited hours ,we went straight in and the guide was so interesting and passionate about it all -a delight

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Excellent guide tour.

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