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Fast Track Sagrada Familia Guided Tour

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icon1 hour 30 minutes  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English and 4 more

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.
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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 Point

Carrer de Sardenya, 311, 08025 Barcelona, Spain

Return Details

08013 Barcelona, Spain
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.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Basilica de la Sagrada Familia
Start the tour from our office next to Sagrada Familia. Remember you must check in at least 15 minutes before the starting time of the activity. 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?
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • 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
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.

Learn more about cancellations.

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
See all safety measures taken by Fast Track Sagrada Familia Guided Tour.
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
See all safety measures taken by Fast Track Sagrada Familia Guided Tour.
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
See all safety measures taken by Fast Track Sagrada Familia Guided Tour.
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
See all safety measures taken by Fast Track Sagrada Familia Guided Tour.

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Reviews by Viator travelers

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star-5
Very informative
Anne_S
, Nov 2021
Guide was very knowledgeable Was inspired to go and see more of Gaudi’s work Guide was a little difficult to hear
star-5
Must see this site with Viator as a guide!
Suzanne_A
, Nov 2021
it is not as old as I thought. It is beyond gorgeous. The guide was extremely knowledgeable. Unfortunately, due to COVID, you are limited to the first floor but the experience is still rich. Don't Miss it!
star-1
No notice of Marathon closing all access
Kevin_D
, Nov 2021
We have booked a couple of dozen tours with Viator, and until this one, always a great experience. This tour was booked several weeks ago using a subcontractor Julia Travel. Little did we know, morning of the tour the Barcelona Marathon was being held! We left our hotel via taxi 45 minutes early for the 3 km trip to Sagrada Familia. An hour later, still in the taxi, we were farther from our destination than when we started! Julia refused refund of our $132 for lack of 24 hour notice. I would think it falls upon the tour operator to notify clients of local events that may preclude their enjoyment of the advertised tour. I am very disappointed in Viator and Julia Travel.
star-5
Great tour
Gerard_O
, Nov 2021
Our guide was wonderful and explained everything perfectly. The history and architecture explanations were very interesting. This guide was super knowledgeable.
star-5
Unbelievable building
jessicatarpey
, Nov 2021
Absolutely unbelievable building - easily the most incredible I've ever seen. LOVED hearing all about the history / symbolism. Very well organised and efficient. Exactly the right amount of time.
star-4
Fantastic fabtasia
naradSB_m
, Nov 2021
Great guide Claire from Julia Travel. Knowledgeable Friendly Warm. The booking form needs to be clear about meeting point. Was not obvious on initial confirmation.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
A lifetime must-see!
Steven_G
, Nov 2021
Guide Marc was exceptional. Courteous, knowledgeable and fluent English. Sagrada Familia should be on everyone’s bucket list. It’s more like a living thing than a building.
star-5
Great experience
Dolores_M
, Nov 2021
The symbolism in Sagrada Familia, an amazing experience to see. Thanks to Marc for all his knowledge . We will definitely be back to see the finished product whenever that may be
star-2
Refund
Patricia_S
, Nov 2021
We were unable to find our the day prior & they left without us. We had to buy a new your & would like a refund for the tour we missed
star-1
Where are you?
dale_m
, Nov 2021
Never expected the meeting spot to be 10 minutes away from Sangrada Familia, missed the tour. The taxi dropped us off at the front. We have used Viatour many times.

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