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  • Location:Barcelona, Spain
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Skip the Line: Best of Barcelona Tour including Sagrada Familia

Delve into the architectural beauty and rich history of Barcelona on a comprehensive full- or half-day tour of the Catalonian capital. With an expert guide, visit some of the city’s most iconic sights and enjoy skip-the-line access to Gaudi’s modernist masterpiece, La Sagrada Familia. Ascend to Montjuïc Hill to enjoy sweeping vistas of Barcelona’s metropolitan sprawl and stroll the ambient streets of the Gothic Quarter on a guided tour. Receive personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour. 

Highlights

  • Full-day or half-day sightseeing tour of Barcelona
  • Skip-the-line access to La Sagrada Familia
  • Panoramic view of Barcelona from Montjüic hill
  • Drive through the Eixample, Barcelona's modernist center
  • Walking tour of Barcelona's Gothic Quarter, including the 2,000-year-old Roman temple

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

Look no further if you want a superb highlights tour! Whether you have a full day or just a morning, this small-group experience shows you Barcelona's most distinctive neighborhoods and allows you to bypass the long lines at La Sagrada Familia.

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What You Can Expect

Skip the Line: Best of Barcelona Tour including Sagrada Familia

Skip the Line: Best of Barcelona Tour including Sagrada Familia

Depart from a centrally located pickup point in Barcelona and relax during the scenic drive the Monjuïc Hill, the renowned site of the 1992 Olympic Games. Capture panoramic views of the city from the hill’s summit and enjoy a brief interlude at the Catalunya National Art Museum. 

Admire the modernist structures of Plaça Espanya and then marvel at two of Antoni Gaudi’s most impressive architectural creations as you travel down Passeig de Gracia towards La Pedrera and Casa Batlló. Arrive at the famously unfinished La Sagrada Familia and sail past the long lines at the entrance hall with your priority access pass. 

Once inside, enjoy some leisurely free time to explore the breath-taking interior and then travel to Barcelona’s atmospheric Gothic Quarter to stroll amid buildings that pay testament to the Catalonian capital's medieval heritage Continue to travel back in time as you visit the Jewish Quarter and see a 2,000-year-old Roman temple beside the grand Cathedral. 

Revitalize with lunch in the Born district (own expense) and then bid your guide and group farewell after admiring the impressive façade of Santa Maria del Mar church. 

Upgrade to include entry to Park Güell and la Pedrera
Enhance your experience of Barcelona by upgrading to a full-day tour. Marvel at the sculpted magnificence of Park Güell, a sculpted city garden full of bizarre Guadi creations, and then sail past long lines outside of La Pedrera, one of Gaudi’s most iconic buildings. Spend an hour touring the interior of the building and then bid farewell to your guide at this central location. 

Customer Reviews

laurelangel

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

If your time is short in Barcelona, do not miss this amazing tour that shows many of the cities best places. It was a fast-paced, packed day. We loved it!

cherylmmire

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

This tour was PERFECT. We had one day to see most of Barcelona. Our group had only 11 people with our guide and a great luxury van. The mixed walking and riding from location to location allowed us to really see the entire city. We saw ALL of La Segrada Familia and never felt rushed. We walked the Gothic Quarter and toured La Pedreda and Park Guell. Two hour lunch break and lovely reasonable restaurants completed the package. Highly recommend Rodrigo

cherylmmire

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

This tour was PERFECT. We had one day to see most of Barcelona. Our group had only 11 people with our guide and a great luxury van. The mixed walking and riding from location to location allowed us to really see the entire city. We saw ALL of La Segrada Familia and never felt rushed. We walked the Gothic Quarter and toured La Pedreda and Park Guell. Two hour lunch break and lovely reasonable restaurants completed the package. Highly recommend Rodrigo

jebrumitt

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Our guide was absolutely the best! She was with us all day and did an outstanding job.

Sharon B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Wonderful trip, taking in lots more than we could have managed on our own. Our fabulous guide Veronique was very knowledgeable. I highly recommend this trip.

elizzy86

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

This tour is totally worth it. Our tour guide was Alex who is very energetic and provided us with personalized details of the city. We loved every single aspect of the tour and we got to see the most important things in just one day. The bus driver was also punctual and respectful. Strongly recommended.

dod

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Diverse. Good views interesting history of Barcelona shared and good experience of Gaudi icons

Claudine C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

The tour covers all the highlights and 'must see' of Barcelona. Good if you only have a short stay.

Irene B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

you get to see alot and even have some free time. it was a great day

Louis C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

The Guide, who told us to call her Ju was fabulous! She made everything more interesting than it would normally have been. Her descriptions actually made things come alive. Always there for ANY questions. And her small injections of some comedy made everything more fun.

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