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Tour code: 3142BARCELONA1
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 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

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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 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 interior and then travel to Barcelona’s atmospheric Gothic Quarter to stroll amid buildings that are 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. 

Recharge 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 Park Güell, a sculpted city garden full of bizarre Gaudi 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

Nancy L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Excellent tour guide and amazing sites. Well organized and ease of entry to all sites was great.

Kavi

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Excellent tour guide was very knowledgeable....

sdeboa1

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

This tour and an excellent way to get to know Barcelona. It was one of the first things we did when we arrived. The tour takes you through various areas of Barcelona. Our tour guide David was excellent. His knowledge of the area is outstanding and his english is superb. My wife and I had a marvelous time and would highly recommend this tour and David as your guide!!!

William R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Good tour, Good guide. Literally did jump all the lines..

margaret c

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

This was an excellent day tour of Barcelona. Our guide Veronica I think was friendly, enthusiastic and knowledgable and did her utmost to find parking close to the attractions. The full day tour is a must if you want to see lots of Gaudi. Very enjoyable Day.

Jennifer Z

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

We had a very knowledgable guide. Was a great mix of bus and walking guided our. The Sagrada Familiar Basilica inside and out was beyond ones imagination!
A very enjoyable half day, well worth the money spent!

Edward A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

This was a great way to see much of Barcelona in one day and learn about the city and its history. All of the skip the lines tickets allowed us to see many attractions that would normally require standing in long lines. Our guide was wonderful and provided so much insight into the city.

Donnalit

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Definitely worth every penny for this full day tour! Our guide for the day, Rodrigo, was superb. Very knowledgeable about the city and all the sites we visited, and spoke excellent English. Our mini bus was perfectly comfortable and well suited for a small group tour about 20 participants and the driver was skilled and able to get us where we needed to be on time, despite the traffic troubles we encountered. We had free time at each place we stopped and although there is much to try to fit into a 1 day tour, we felt we were able to experience the top sights in the city and get a good in depth overview with the mix of walking tour and driving to the best sights. We marveled at the architectural wonders of Antoni Gaudi with great commentary and detail from our guide, including the Sagrada Familia, Park Guell, and LePedrera, got to see the city from a view at Montjuic, had lunch on our own and time to explore the Gothic area a bit. GREAT JOB and thank you Rodrigo!!

Tracey D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Brilliant trip with a lovely guide with gorgeous red hair I am really sorry, but I can't remember her name - Jemma or Donna maybe?. Well anyway she was amazing. Her knowledge of Barcelona was incredible and she weaved us expertly around her city pointing out so many things of interest we would have totally missed if she were not with us. We booked the full day tour and I am so glad we did - we had an action packed day and saw the main sights and jumped the main queues especially at Sagrada Famila / Park Guell / Montjuic and Casa Mila. Would thoroughly recommend and encourage you book this tour for an amazing day. We saw so much - you just could not do that by yourself and get so much knowledge. Excellent trip. Will be booking up soon again with you somewhere else.

Jennifer L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

The half-day tour was fantastic. Saw all the sites we wanted to in a short period of time but did not feel rushed. Our guide was knowledgable and taught us a great deal. We had been to Barcelona before but thanks to this tour, we were able to appreciate the architecture and history of the city in a way we never had. Highly recommended.

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