Wander through Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí’s Casa Batlló without fighting the crowds. On this 360-degree virtual tour, you can hop from interior to exterior, room to room, floor to floor, exploring the building’s whimsical facade, masked balconies, exquisite tilework, and labyrinthine hallways.
While the Sagrada Familia looms large over Barcelona—it’s visible from many parts of the city—the cathedral should be seen up close and from within to truly be appreciated. Visitors can tour the interior on their own, on a guided tour, or with an audio guide. It’s also possible to take an elevator up one of the towers for sweeping views over the city.
Just about every sightseeing tour in Barcelona includes a stop here, as do hop-on hop-off bus tours, which also stop at Park Güell, Casa Batlló, La Pedrera, and Plaça de Catalunya. It’s possible to combine a visit to the Sagrada Familia with a half-day trip to the nearby mountain abbey of Montserrat or the medieval city of Girona.
This was a fantastic tour! The pace and length of time was just right. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. I would recommend this tour to anyone who wants to get the background information on these amazing places.
Rosemary_H, Mar 2020
Recent reviews from experiences in Barcelona
Must pick tour of key Barcelona sites and get a taste of local culture!
EdT, Jun 2021
Barcelona Skip the Line Tour: Sagrada Familia, Park Güell & La Pedrera
Outstanding walking tour with some very well coordinated cab rides to whisk us to the further off sites! Our guide Montse was great! Very good English and very knowledgeable. This tour is a must pick to see the key sites of Barcelona with a knowledgeable and professional guide with well-coordinated timing! Lunch was also included with wine/beer and Montse helped with the food selection. She also adhered very well with COVID prevention measures!
Enlightening and Beautiful
Emily_F, May 2021
Sagrada Familia & Gaudí Private Tour - Skip the Line Tickets
I really loved it all. It was all so fascinating, and we loved having the private attention of our guide. He answered all of our questions, and was patient with our young kids needing frequent bathroom breaks. I learned so many new things about Gaudi and the city of Barcelona. It was already my favorite city in the world, but with a deeper understanding, I love it even more!
GAUDI TOUR :)
Caterina, Mar 2021
Gaudi's Modernist Legacy in Barcelona: Sagrada Familia Small Group Walking Tour
This tour was the best ! Miguel is an enthusiastic guide who shares his love for the city, gives you time to take pictures during the tour, is funny and interresting. In this pandemic time, we were 3 (my sisters and me) and it was like a private tour. I couldn't advise you more to get a tour guide (this one or another of your choice) to support the local economy, and at the same time have a great experience :)
Quick and Easy
AlanA361, Jan 2020
Sagrada Familia Skip-The-Line Guided Tour
Our tour guide Juan Miguel gave a very comprehensive tour filled with vital information and helpful hints for staying after the tour, The meet up at Kurt and Gutz was easy, clean and very hospitable! This tour keeps it short and simple allowing you to explore at your pace afterwards. Great tour!
Trip678291, Oct 2019
Barcelona Electric Bike Small Group Tour with Skip-the-Line Sagrada Familia
The entire experience was above and beyond what we could have imagined — we adored our tour guide, Julia! She was very knowledgeable, very careful to ensure our safety, enthusiast and taught with passion — we were delighted and recommend this tour to anyone able to ride a bike — and the eBikes were great 👍
Good introduction to Barcelona
824thucn, Jul 2019
Priority Access: Best of Barcelona Tour Including Sagrada Familia
We went on a half day tour of Barcelona. Our guide was Gloria which was knowledgeable and entertaining. The bus was clean and had A/C. Gloria was speaking a bit fast and it was hard for me to follow. Other than that it was a great tour. Strongly recommended.
Neil_S, Dec 2020
Sagrada Familia: Fast Track Guided Tour with Tower Access
The afternoon tour with the sunlight shining through the stained glass windows was breathtaking. The tour guide was very knowledgeable, pointed out the main areas of interest as well fascinating trivia, a very entertaining guide.
Dina_S, Mar 2020
Fast Track Sagrada Familia Guided Tour
Tour was great, about an hour long and a very informative guide. Fast track wasn't as fast as we thought it would be, as we had to wait with other tour groups as opposed to in the single ticket line. It wasn't too long of a wait, maybe 10 minutes. Thoroughly enjoyed the tour.
Matthew_C, Mar 2020
Sagrada Familia Guided Tour with Towers Access
Great tour and tour guide. However when I was there I noticed you can book a audio tour with the same access for about 60% less than this tour.
Excellent guided tour
Patrick_M, Mar 2020
Sagrada Familia: Fast Track Guided Tour with Tower Access
Really informative guide and great to learn more about this amazing building, unfortunately the tower access was cancelled due to Coronavirus but the next day the Sagrada Familia was closed completely, we did get a refund for that part of the tour. Recommended.
Suzana_L, Mar 2020
Skip the Line: Park Guell and La Sagrada Familia Guided Tour
Taking this tour gave us a greater appreciation for the park and for the Sagrada Familia. The guide was very patient and very knowledgeable, giving us more details and explanations for each area, construction phases, what carvings represented. If we had gone by ourselves, we would have walked through the locations, admired it but wouldn't have known what it all meant. It is totally worth it!
Things to Know Before You Go
This site is a must-see for first-time visitors.
Ticket lines can get long, so it’s a good idea to book in advance and consider skip-the-line admission.
Eating, drinking, and smoking are prohibited on the basilica grounds.
While photography is permitted, the use of a tripod is not without prior permission.
Much of the basilica and museum are wheelchair accessible, but the towers are not.
How to Get There
The Sagrada Familia is centrally located near the Sagrada Familia metro stop on lines 2 and 5. It’s also easy to reach on foot from just about anywhere in the old city. The main entrance sits along Carrer Marina in front of the basilica’s nativity facade.
When to Get There
The Sagrada Familia is open throughout the year but can be extremely busy in summer, so a skip-the-line ticket is recommended. The facade looks markedly different when illuminated at night than it does during the day, so plan for at least a short visit during both periods. Note that the basilica holds an international mass each Sunday morning in several languages; entrance is free, but space is limited.
Visiting the Sagrada Familia Museum
The basement beneath the passion façade houses a museum covering the temple's construction through drawings, photographs, and plaster models. Entry to the museum is included in basilica admission, and visitors can see the working modeling studio where Gaudi’s restored maquettes are reproduced to aid in the structure’s ongoing construction.
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