Gaudi’s magnificent La Sagrada Familia is the undisputed symbol of Barcelona. Enhance your experience of this architectural icon during a 1.5-hour tour of the cathedral with access the towers. Alongside your guide, you’’ appreciate the finer details of the UNESCO-listed landmark’s interior and learn about the inspiration and construction of La Sagrada Familia. Finish the tour ascending to the top of one of the towers, a unique experience offering panoramic views of Barcelona’s cityscape and coast.
When you’ll greet your guide and small group outside of the Botiga Shop on Mallorca Street. During the short stroll towards La Sagrada Familia, your guide explains the history of La Sagrada Familia, whose initial blueprints were not designed by Antoni Gaudi, and the architectural inspiration behind the icon.
On arrival at the UNESCO-listed landmark’s entrance, appreciate the finer details of the façade, abundant with religious symbolism and carvings, before you bypass lines often in excess of two hours with your pre-booked entrance tickets. Prepare to be amazed by the cathedral’s equally impressive interior: ethereal light streams through stained glass windows, dramatic columns shoot heavenward, and a magnificent altar provides a theatrical focal point.
Finish the tour visiting to the towers, you’ll take a high-speed elevator and serpentine staircase to the top. From your vertiginous vantage point, absorb panoramic views of Barcelona’s cityscape before returning to the cathedral’s exit, where your tour concludes.