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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

Linda D C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Perfect day. Could not have asked for a better tour.

ahgreenw

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Judith was great. The tour was great --- we got an overview of Barcelona and were able to see Sagrada Familia and Park Guell and skip the lines! Judith brought Barcelona to life for us -- history, explanations and all.

Richard H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

The sites were wonderful but the guide made them come alive. It was everything and more.

Iliana P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Very knowledgeable tour guides, great tour!

leigh

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Very good guide - informative and pleasant. Good mix of minibus and walking tour.

Sunny L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

The tour guide was excellent and quite knowledgeable about the various location that we visiting. the Sagrada Familia was amazing, but Park Güell was just as interesting to visit. One thing to note: when we stopped in the morning, it wasn't near the Catalunya National Art Museum. I went there the night before, but wanted to get a nice day shot of it. Nevertheless, we did pass by it on the drive to Sagrada Familia.

ZhenMing T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Veronica our guide is Friendly , experienced and knowledgable . very passionate about her job . never fails to entertain and answer to our queries ! very lucky to have her to guide and tour us around . 100/100 ratings for us !

Raymond O

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Our tour guide was excellent. She made sure that her group enjoys and at the same time understands what they are seeing. And most of all she emphasizes safety of all members of the tour group.

Marvin A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Have used Viator before in other cities, and the tours and guides have always been of the highest quality. Our guide this time,Judit, was no exception. Her knowledge and enthusiasm for the city Barcelona was wonderful.
We only joined for the half day tour, but covered a lot of ground on foot and in the mini-bus. The undoubted highlight was the Sagrada Familia. The outside was incredible in its detail, but there was a definite jaw-dropping moment when you first step inside and see the amazing interior.
Overall, the tour was a great intoduction to what Barcelona has to offer, and I would highly recommend it.

Gail B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

This tour was great and I would recommend it to everyone. The tour guide Rodriguez was brilliant. He was very knowledgeable and told us about some of the Catalan history as he drove us around the city go get to the Sagrada Familia. He answered all the questions everyone asked as we walked around the Gothic quarter toward the end of the tour. A very enjoyable experience.

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