Sagrada Familia Guided Tour

General Information

The Sagrada Familia, also known as the Basilica and Church of the Holy Family, is a large Roman Catholic church in Barcelona, Spain.

Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí designed this UNESCO site and receives over 4 million visitors annually. 

Most tourists prefer taking a guided tour of the basilica for the following reasons:

  • Sagrada Familia is incredibly popular, and lines can be long. Guided tours offer skip-the-line access, saving you valuable vacation time.
  • It also offers insights and explanations you might miss on your own.
  • They are available in various languages, so you can fully understand the explanations and appreciate the basilica’s significance.

Opening Hours: 9 am to 8 pm (Variable)

Time Needed: 2 to 3 hours

Best Time: Early mornings and weekdays

Ticket Cost: From €54

Address:

C/ de Mallorca, 401, L’Eixample, 08013 Barcelona, Spain. Get Directions

What are the Best Tours in Sagrada Familia?

Sagrada Familia offers a variety of ticket options, which can feel overwhelming. Don’t worry, we have got you covered!

  • Fast Track tour: With an expert guide, you can skip the line and explore the interiors and history of the world-famous basilica.
  • Tour with tower access: Includes a two-hour guided tour of the basilica and access to either of the towers by yourself.
  • Sagrada Familia & Park Güell tour: This includes a guided tour of both attractions by transport by bus or coach.

Guided Tour of 4 Gaudi Houses: With this bundle, visit the Casa Batllo, Casa Vicens, Sagrada and Park Guell.

1. Fast Track Sagrada Familia Guided Tour

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Description

This is a 1.5 hour tour of Gaudí’s masterpiece in a small group led by an expert guide who will share details on Sagrada’s history and symbolism.

Ideal for? Small groups or first-time visitors who want a comprehensive introduction to Sagrada’s history, architecture and symbolism.

Highlights
  • You will get fast-track access and personalized attention compared to larger tours.
  • Languages available: English, Spanish, French
Prices

Prices:

  • Adult ticket (18 to 64 years): €54
  • Senior ticket (65+ years): €49
  • Youth ticket (12 to 17 years): €54
  • Child ticket (up to 11 years): €29

Note: Price varies depending on season and time of year.

Cancellation

Cancel 24 hours in advance from the chosen time slot for a full refund.

2. Sagrada Guided Tour with Tower Access

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Description

This 1.5 hour tour unlocks the secrets of the basilica! You will explore the stunning interior, symbolic details, and towering facades with a guide. Then, visit the museum and ascend a tower for breathtaking city views.

Ideal for? Art and architecture enthusiasts who want to dive deeper into the basilica’s unique details.

Highlights

You will get access to the Towers of the Basilica and enter the Museum of Sagrada at the end of your visit.

Available languages: English, Spanish, French

Prices

Prices:

  • Adult ticket (11+ years): €69
  • Child ticket (6 to 10 years): €47

Note: Price varies depending on season and time of year.

Cancellation

Cancel 24 hours in advance from the chosen time slot for a full refund.

3. Skip-the-Line Sagrada & Park Güell Guided Tour

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Description

Explore Gaudi’s two famous masterpieces for 4 hours – Sagrada and Park Güell. Marvel at the rich ornamentations of Gaudi’s masterpieces and learn about the trencadis style.

Ideal for? History buffs and architecture enthusiasts who want to learn the historical background and significance of both landmarks.

Highlights

Get Skip-the-line entry to the basilica with an expert guide who will provide you with a radio system

Available languages: English, Spanish, French, German

Prices

Prices:

  • Adult ticket (11+ years): €89
  • Child ticket (4 to 10 years): €54
  • Infant ticket (up to 3 years): Free Entry

Note: Price varies depending on season and time of year.

Cancellation

Cancel 24 hours in advance from the chosen time slot for a full refund.

4. Guided Visit to 4 Gaudi Houses

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Description

With this package, you can choose the morning tour and see Casa Battló’s stunning interiors or the afternoon tour to discover Casa Vicens. End at Sagrada Familia with museum access & tapas recommendations from the guide!

Ideal for? Time-conscious travelers or Gaudi enthusiasts who want to explore the Gaudi houses for a more comprehensive understanding of his designs.

Highlights

This is a luxury tour of Gaudi’s houses. Get an expert guide and learn about the monuments in detail.

Available languages: English

Prices

Prices:

  • Adult ticket (11+ years): €249
  • Child ticket (2 to 10 years): €237

Note: Price varies depending on season and time of year.

Cancellation

Cancel 24 hours in advance from the chosen time slot for a full refund.

Tour Prices

Guided ToursDurationPrice
Fast Track Guided ticket1.5 hours€54
Guided ticket with tower access1.5 hours€69
Sagrada Familia & Park Güell tour4 hours€89
Guided Ticket of 4 Gaudi Houses5.5 hours€249

Choosing the Perfect Tour: Guided vs Audio Guide vs Self-Guided

Here is a clear comparison of three different guided tours. Choose according to your preferences.

Guided Tour

This Gaudi tour is led by an expert guide who can answer all your questions about Gaudi and his works. 

The tour follows a set itinerary at the guide’s pace, but you’ll get the benefit of skipping long lines with included skip-the-line access. 

Feel free to ask questions and interact with the guide throughout the tour.

This option is ideal if you want to learn everything you can about Gaudi and avoid the crowds.

Audio Guide Tour

This audio Gaudi tour lets you explore at your own pace. 

While it provides pre-recorded information, it might not offer the in-depth insights you’d get from a live guide. 

The upside? You can pause, rewind, or skip sections depending on your interests. 

There’s no need to worry about crowds, and it’s a great option for solo travelers who want control over the pace and flexibility to explore independently.

Self-guided Tour

This is a self-guided Gaudi exploration, perfect for budget-minded visitors who enjoy independent research. 

You’ll set your own pace and itinerary, following your interests wherever they lead. 

Be prepared to navigate crowds on your own, but the reward is the freedom to explore at your own speed and delve deeper into the aspects of Gaudi’s work that fascinate you the most.

FAQs

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