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Sagrada Familia

Sagrada Familia

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Carrer del Guadiana, 13, Barcelona, Catalonia, 08014

The Basics

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.

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Barcelona in One Day: Sagrada Familia, Park Guell & Old Town with Hotel Pick-up
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Barcelona in One Day: Sagrada Familia, Park Guell & Old Town with Hotel Pick-up
$102.80 per adult
Traveler Favorite
The tour of Sagrada Familia, Highest point of the city from Park Guell, etc.
The detail architectural design of Sagrada Familia Cathedral/Church with history explanation of our tour guide. It was amazing. The other sights too were very interesting. Valentina Calzavara our tour guide was great, knowledgeable, and very nice personality. Even her recommended restaurant for lunch was fantastic. There was plenty of free time given so wasn't rushed and it was relaxed day. The driver was very courteous too. I would definitely recommend this tour.
Armen_V, Jul 2022

Recent reviews from experiences in Barcelona

star-5
Knowledgeable and awesome tour
Sharon_W, Jun 2022
Skip the Line: Park Guell and La Sagrada Familia Guided Tour
We thoroughly enjoyed this half-day tour! Our guide was kind and full of knowledge. She accommodated the pace of the entire group. The bus between the two sites was comfortable and clean. I highly recommend this tour if you actually want to know the history of Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell and not just pictures. We got those too! Bring sunglasses/hat, water, and good walking shoes!
star-5
Highly recommended tour!
Cynthia_M, May 2022
Barcelona and Sagrada Familia Small Group Tour with Hotel Pick-up
Vicente our tour guide was absolutely amazing! He gave us valuable safety advice and recommended great places to eat. We had a wonderful drive around the city after visiting the Sagrada Familia. He was very kind to take photos of us as well. I recommended him to other people I knew who were also visiting Barcelona. Thank you for a fun and great experience! I’m still saying “Vale” 😂
star-5
A must see in Barcelona!
Joshua_B, Jul 2022
Skip the Line: Park Güell and La Sagrada Familia Tour in Barcelona
This was a great experience! Both the park and la sagrada familia are beautiful! Our tour guide Raul was funny, witty, and very informative while keeping the large crowd moving.
star-5
Exceent way of seeing the Sagrada
jeremy_j, Jul 2022
Fast Track Sagrada Familia Guided Tour
Excellent way of seeing the Sagrada Familia. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and erudite and the process of collecting the tickets etc was slick and easy.
star-5
Catches all the history
Cari_P, Jun 2022
Priority Access: Best of Barcelona Tour Including Sagrada Familia
Gloria, was our tour guide. Very very knowledgeable and full of a wealth of information. Very passionate about her city and its sites. May have been a little longer than I would have preferred but was four hours as advertised the Sagrada Familia is incredible, A must see in Barcelona
star-5
Great tour of Barcelona. Our guide was Mark, he was knowledgeable, fun and kind. Had a great time exploring Barcelona!
rob_W, Jun 2022
Barcelona Highlights w/ Pick-up & Optional Sagrada Familia & Park Guell Tickets
Our tour guide was Mark, he was knowledgeabe, fun and kind. Our driver was great too, nice cold water bottles available for us. Had a great time exploring Barcelona, had skip the line tickets and park Guell. Also took dropped us at La Sagrada familia and gave us great information about the church. Very fun day.
star-5
Vicenta was very...
Austin_P, Jun 2022
Sagrada Familia & Gaudí Private Tour - Skip the Line Tickets
Vicenta was very knowledgeable and told as a lot about Gaudi and the Sagrada Familia. Highly recommend.
star-5
Best tour you can ask for
John_R, Jun 2022
Barcelona Tour with Licensed Guide: Sagrada Familia, Park Güell and La Pedrera
Amazing! Man, when they said "professional" tour guide, they weren't kidding. Our guide was an expert on local customs, history, architecture, I felt like there wasn't a question she didn't know the answer to. It was a lot of walking, so wear comfy shoes. It seemed a little pricey, but when you consider the admission fees to Sagrada Familia, La Pedrera, and Park Guell, it's not bad, and 100% worth it.
star-5
Old town and Sagrada...
dylan_j, Jun 2022
Barcelona in One Day: Sagrada Familia, Park Guell & Old Town with Hotel Pick-up
Old town and Sagrada Familia. Amazing history. The guides Manu and Pablo were excellent and looked after us.
star-4
Park Guell and Sagrada Familia Tour in Barcelona
Allan_M, Jun 2022
Park Guell and Sagrada Familia Tour in Barcelona
The guides knowledge of Park Guell and Sagrada Familia certainly made the visit memorable. The visit would not have meant much without the background provided by the guides. Both sites certainly worth visiting.
star-5
Wonderful tour. Highly recommended
CHARLESM_B, Jun 2022
Barcelona and Sagrada Familia Small Group Tour with Hotel Pick-up
The tour guide, Matt, made the whole tour exciting for the group. Very knowledgeable of the city’ history and of The Sagrada. Familia.
star-4
Good tour, but…
Katie_N, Jun 2022
Sagrada Familia Private Tour with Skip-the-Line Ticket
Our tour guide Ariel was very knowledgeable and definitely added to the experience. The only reason I subtracted a star was that I booked this tour 2 months ago and 90 minutes before the start I was contacted and told the time moved up 30 minutes! We had a morning tour booked and had planned on walking to Sagrada Familia, but instead had to take a taxi to make this earlier time. I would have loved more than an hour and a half notice for something that was booked so long ago!
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Sagrada Familia
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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