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Fast Track Sagrada Familia Guided Tour

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Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 1 hour 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Sail past long lines of tourists trying to gain entry to Gaudi’s La Sagrada Familia on this priority access tour of the modernist masterpiece. Accompanied by a guide, head straight inside to get fascinating insight into the history of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed cathedral. Admire the opulent ceilings and stained-glass windows while learning about the building’s charismatic creator. Visit the museum to see exhibits on the cathedral’s history and observe original plaster models and design sketches.
  • Skip-the-line tour of La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona
  • Enjoy fast-track entry to the stunning Barcelona monument with a pre-booked ticket
  • Explore the UNESCO-listed cathedral with a guide and learn all about Gaudi
  • Visit the museum to see a variety of artifacts like design sketches and plaster models
  • Choose from several different start times to suit your vacation schedule

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

A guided tour, priority entry, and choice of departure times: this ticks three key boxes for a Sagrada visit.

What's Included

  • Local guide
  • Bilingual or monolingual tour, depending on chosen date and time.
  • Radio guide system.
  • Admission to the Basilica of the Sagrada Familia.
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Departure & Return

Departure Point

  • Carrer de Sardenya, 311, Carrer de Sardenya, 311, 08025 Barcelona, Spain

Return Details

  • SAGRADA FAMÍLIA, 08013 Barcelona, Spain

What To Expect

Select a start time to suit your schedule and then greet your guide in a centrally-located meeting point in Barcelona. Glide past long lines of tourists at the entrance hall of La Sagrada Familia and avoid a wait of often up to two hours. Embark on your tour of the architectural masterpiece and hear intriguing anecdotes surrounding the construction of the famously unfinished cathedral.  

Gaze at the distinctive features of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed cathedral as you explore every crevice with your guide. Walk beneath vaults suspended 230 feet (70 meters) above ground and appreciate the opulent ornamentation of the interior. 

After sufficient admiration, visit La Sagrada Familia Museum to see plaster models, drawings and pictures that articulate the development of the cathedral since the 19th century. Discover the cathedral’s projected completion date and bid farewell to your guide in the museum. Feel free to continue browsing at your own pace after parting ways with your guide.

Basilica de la Sagrada Familia

Start the tour from our office next to Sagrada Familia. An experienced guide will pick you up from the office and walk you to the Basilica. Enter the monument and discover the ultimate must-see landmark in Barcelona. Learn about the history and significance of Sagrada Familia by the hand of your local guide. Marvel at the astonishing interior, rich in symbolism inspired on natural wonders. Walk freely around the nave whilst listening to your guide’s explanations of Gaudí’s masterpiece on your headsets. Take in all the details of the perfect fusion between architecture and spirituality. Tour the outside façades and wonder at the magnificence of details. At the end of your tour you can stay inside Sagrada Familia and visit the museum. An exhibition of drawings, models and pictures narrate the story of the Basilica. The museum also displays information on Gaudí’s life and career. Will you miss it out?

1 hour 30 minutesAdmission Ticket Included

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • We cannot predict when La Sagrada Familia will be crowded. In general, long lines are common at major attractions in summer, on most weekends, and during peak travel periods throughout the year (Christmas, Easter, local holidays). The skip-the-line ticket enables you to skip the line if indeed there is one. Unfortunately there is no way to foresee the days and times that produce lines
  • All visitors must pass through metal detectors at the security check point, so please expect to wait 20-30 minutes to clear security
  • As it is a Catholic church, visitors must dress appropriately, is requested for entrance to the Sagrada Familia Basilica. No tank tops, strapless shirts, short shorts or sandals will be accepted. Also Visitors will not be allowed to enter with special clothing to celebrate any sort of festivities.
  • Please, be at the meeting point 15 minutes before departure time
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Failure to show up at the established check-in time may entail losing the tour.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
Operated by Julia Travel S.L

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.

Q:What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Fast Track Sagrada Familia Guided Tour?

A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas

Q:What is the policy on sanitization during Fast Track Sagrada Familia Guided Tour?

A:The policies on sanitization are:
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Q:What is the social distancing policy during Fast Track Sagrada Familia Guided Tour?

A:The policies on social distancing are:
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

Q:What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Fast Track Sagrada Familia Guided Tour?

A:The policies on staff health & safety are:
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms

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Skip the line is a must, because this is one of the main highlights of Rome.
Absolutely need the skip the line unless you have more time than normal.
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Worth the experience
Mark_C, May 2022
The guide was very passionate and informative about Sagrada Familiar. Well worth the cost. M Chandler
1 traveler found this review helpful
Great tour. Learned a lot.
ruthwalker444, May 2022
This was an excellent tour with Mark. Highly organised, funny, informative, courteous and relaxed. Highly recommend such a tour.
We took the tour on 5/23....
Kathleen_O, May 2022
We took the tour on 5/23. As requested we arrived 15 minutes early @9:45. At 10:00 the guide told us that there were 6 people that had not arrived and we would wait a few minutes for them so we departed the office late. The tour is listed as 1 1/2 hours, at 11:00 the guide said that our tour was over.
1 traveler found this review helpful
Great experience.. guide...
Francis_H, May 2022
Great experience.. guide knowledge added to the impressive cathedral. I would definitely recommend this tour.
Good guide
LR_B, May 2022
Very knowledgeable guide. Good English with understandable accent. Headsets worked well inside the Basillicas. Enjoyable trip
Most beautiful building in the world
Seth_O, May 2022
Incredible expierence with insightful commentary. The tour guide was great and explained the facade of la sagrada familia perfectly.
Excellent tour
Ana_M, May 2022
The tour guide was extremely kind and informative. Pointed out things we would never have noticed and gave us a deep dive into the history of the cathedral. Would absolutely recommend to anyone interested in seeing this architectural marvel!
A must see with a guide.
Laurie_M, May 2022
Sagrada Familia really is such an amazing creation, work of art, unique and beautiful. The history is so rich and there are so many details to learn about, a guide is worth the price. World’s longest work-in-progress I’m sure.
1 traveler found this review helpful
Worth it to avoid the line
Larry_T, May 2022
The building itself is everything you’ve heard it - stunning, dramatic and unfinished. We arrived a few minutes late, and our delightful tour guide graciously accommodated us. The tour itself focuses mostly on the religious aspects, which isn’t really my cup of tea. I would have liked to learn more about the history, the design, the architect, etc. Also: rookie mistake to go midday. We ended up outside in the blistering heat for the last 15 minutes.
Our guide was...
Patrick_C, May 2022
Our guide was knowledgeable and explained the history plus all the parts of the Sagrada very well. An amazing building story to see.
poor sagrida tour
brian_h, May 2022
We arrived 28 mins late I:E 11 28 due to a delay on the train from sitges was then told by a very rude young lady on the counter of julias tours that we have to pay an extra 29 euros each to cover a re booking fee that included her making a note on a bit of paper in front of her we were not offered a receipt. The tour it self was OK apart from being in spanish and english which made the tour very tedious and boring
Response from Host, May 2022
Dear brian_h, I regret to learn you couldn´t join the original tour from your booking by not arriving to the meeting point nefore the tour started. Please note the tour description indicates customers are requested to arrive 15 mins before the tour since the tickets for the guided group have a time assigned: "Please, be at the meeting point 15 minutes before departure time" The description also indicates: Failure to show up at the established check-in time may entail losing the tour. Our staff offered the re-booking by paying for the purchase of new tickets, since they are nonrefundable. Payment receipts are available by customer´s request. I am glad you did enjoy the re-booked tour, Best regards,
1 traveler found this review helpful
Fabulous Tour of Sagrada Familia
Michael_L, May 2022
Raul was the best guide I thought we might have. He was enthusiastic, friendly, helpful, knowledgeable and managed a group of 20 well. I would recommend this tour, Raul and Viator to anyone.
Marvelous Place!
Christina_G, May 2022
Our guide, Raul, was pleasant and informative! Sagrada is a phenomenal site that is not to be missed!
Beautiful church
Patrick_R, May 2022
The church was amazing and our guide was very knowledgeable. It was a bilingual tour and and there was no problem with translation
Everyone should see this
ColinE_D, May 2022
Raul was an excellent guide and gave perfect information about this fantastic and magical place! Don’t miss the chance to see this - the memory will be with me for a long time! Thank you!
1 traveler found this review helpful
Impressive but tiresome !
CHRISTOS_G, May 2022
Too many people, chaos. A lot of waiting/wasted time. Guided tour was poor, too much time outside the building. We will not go back under those conditions.
Response from Host, May 2022
Dear CHRISTOS_G I regret to learn you didn´t enjoy the Sagrada Familia Guided tour, The tour begins whit the outside of the Basilica. Kindly take note even though the tickets are purchased in advance.; Sagrada Familia´s special conditions for groups entrance indicate that every official guide must be accredited to enter, please bear in mind these proceedings can not be skipped or rushed. Best regards
Very experienced and...
Robert_L, May 2022
Very experienced and knowledgable guide. Raol made the tour an excellent experience. I recommend him
1 traveler found this review helpful
Skip lines at Sagrada Familia
Kim_P, May 2022
Bought a tour for 10 AM. Great to skip the lines and crowds that increased during the day. Jon was a knowledgeable and interesting guide.
Don’t bother and save yourself the stress.
Kay_M, May 2022
Never got to take the tour that I purchased tickets for since it was impossible to find the meeting point or locate the tour operator.
Response from Host, May 2022
Dear Kay_M, I regret to learn you were not able to join our tour because of not being at the meeting point when the tour started. Please note the voucher indicates the exact location of the office where you meet with the guide. Best regards
Great tour at the Gaudi Church!!
Boudewijn_L, May 2022
The tour started on time, was very informative, and very organized. Having a guide was certainly the way to go. The guide was very knowledgeable about the history of the Gaudi Church and all the important points of interest of the Gaudi Church.
1 traveler found this review helpful
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