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  • Location:Barcelona, Spain
  • Duration:8 hours (approx.)

Skip the Line: Best of Barcelona Private Tour including Sagrada Familia

See the best of Barcelona on this private sightseeing tour, which offers a comprehensive view of this exquisite Catalan city and includes skip-the-line access at La Sagrada Familia, a popular attraction that often has long lines. Perfect for first-time visitors, the tour will show you the city’s most iconic sights and allow you to discover some of Barcelona’s best-kept secrets. You’ll also visit the hill of Montjuïc and the Gothic Quarter, and you can upgrade to the full-day tour to include visits to Park Guell and La Pedrera. Accompanied by your own private guide, you'll enjoy personalized attention on this special private tour.


  • Best of Barcelona private half-day sightseeing tour
  • Skip-the-line access to La Sagrada Familia
  • Panoramic view of Barcelona from Montjuïc hill
  • Complimentary cava wine tasting in typical local market
  • Drive through the Eixample, Barcelona's modernist center
  • Walking private tour of Barcelona's Gothic Quarter, including the 2,000-year-old Roman temple
  • Upgrade to the full-day tour to include Park Guell and La Pedrera

What You Can Expect

Skip the Line: Best of Barcelona Private Tour including Sagrada Familia

Best of Barcelona Private Tour including Sagrada Familia

Start your Barcelona sightseeing tour with a drive to Barcelona's famous hill of Montjuïc, the site of the 1992 Olympic Games, which offers excellent views over the city. Then stop briefly at the Catalunya National Art Museum, and continue down to Plaça Espanya and on past the modernist buildings of the Eixample area.

On your way to La Sagrada Famlia, drive through Passeig de Gracia, home to designer stores and two of Barcelona’s most renowned Antonio Gaudí buildings – La Pedrera and Casa Batlló.

When you arrive at La Sagrada Familia, your skip-the-line access allows you to avoid the very long queues and go straight in!

You’ll then head to the oldest part of Barcelona, the Gothic Quarter, where you’ll leave your coach and enjoy a walking tour through the narrow streets of medieval Barcelona. Stop for a complimentary glass of cava (Catalan sparkling wine) in a local market. From there, travel back to the early Middle Ages, visiting the Jewish Quarter, the Royal Palace, the original 2,000-year-old Roman temple and part of the Cathedral .

Continue to the Born district, where you’ll have free time for a quick lunch before heading to the magnificent Santa Maria del Mar church, one of the most beautiful in Barcelona. Your tour ends here.

This private tour of Barcelona is hosted by a professional guide. Please list any special interests you have (art, architecture, history, culture) at the time of booking to alert your guide, who will then prepare for your private tour.


Upgrade to the full-day private tour to include visits to two of Antoni Gaudi’s most fabulous sites – Park Güell and La Pedrera. At Park Guell, enjoy a private guided tour of the famous city garden, where you’ll be introduced to some of Gaudí’s most bizarre creations. At La Pedrera, you’ll skip the line again and have an hour to explore the interior of the building.

Tour options:
8:30am Barcelona Half-day Tour
Half-day tour includes skip-the-line access and guided visit at La Sagrada Familia (45 min to 1 hour). Tour concludes at Santa Maria del Mar Church at 1pm.

8:30am Barcelona Full-day Tour
Full-day tour includes skip-the-line access and guided visit at La Sagrada Familia (45 min to 1 hour). In the afternoon, enjoy guided visits of Park Güell and La Pedrera. Tour concludes at 4pm.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Excellent Guide Anna. Thank you

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Our tour guide was Alexandra. She was simply amazing. Our group enjoyed her enthusiasm and extensive knowledge of the city/country and it's treasures. Her professionalism and navigation skills added to our enjoyment. We had the full day tour and it just flew by as we were immersed in the beauty of Barcelona and the history lessons she provided.
I hope if you take this tour you are lucky enough to get Alex, because this will be the very best part of your vacation.
Thank you Viator!
Steve and Barbara B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

This was a terrific tour!!! Our tour guide Alexandra Alex was FABULOUS!!! She made the trip! She was extremely knowledgeable about everything with a great personality! Big thank yous to her and Viator for this experience!!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Alexandra was a wonderful, knowledgable guide with many interesting insights. We enjoyed the tour immensely.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

This tour was a wonderful introduction to Barcelona. Our guide, Enrique , was very enthusiastic and knowledgable about the city.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Excellent tour. Our guide Enrique took the right amount of time at each venue. We made a special request for a specific venue when we booked on Viator, but it looked like that the request may not passed have been to the company who did the tour. Enrique and Patricia at the local tour company came through and were able to accommodate our request.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

We had Filippo as our private tour and he was full of knowlegde, very enthusiastic and made our private tour very special. Barcelona is beautiful and Filippo made it even better!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

We loved this trip and the guide was fantastic. We would definitely recommend both the tour and the guide.
We hope that many others will be able to enjoy this wonderful experience.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Our guide, Enrique, arrived at our hotel on time and provided us with an excellent tour. He was very knowledgeable and appeared to enjoy the tour as much as we did!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour is fabulous, well covered, and worth it especially with the skip-the-line in La Sagrada Familia. Our tour guide, Alexandra, is fantastic and speaks very good English with great knowledge and history of Barcelona! She is very friendly and make us feel comfortable during the tour. We would highly recommend her as your tour guide for the trip. The tour is perfect if you have only a few days to spend in Barcelon.

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