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  • Sagrada Familia: Tour

    1. Sagrada Familia: Tour

    Start your tour outside the UNESCO-listed basilica and meet your guide. Gaze up at the immense facades and towers and get your first impressions of Gaudí's unfinished masterpiece. Then, enter the basilica and see the awe-inspiring interior with its forest of pillars. Bathe in the colorful light from the stained-glass windows and understand what Gaudí's meant when he said that "the sun is the best painter." Discover a vibrant clash of Gothic and Art Nouveau designs. Home in on the symbolic details and modernist representations of the Holy Family with your guide. Hear how the current construction is progressing after over a century's worth of work. As you walk around the basilica, learn more about Gaudí's life through his work and the legacy he left behind. At the end of tour, enjoy the freedom to keep exploring with your newfound knowledge.

  • Barcelona: Sagrada Familia and City Highlights Bike Tour

    2. Barcelona: Sagrada Familia and City Highlights Bike Tour

    Cycle through Barcelona's vibrant city blocks on a 3-hour bike tour with an expert guide riding by your side. Choose from either a small-group or private guided experience and learn about the city’s culture, see important historical sites and famous hotspots, and discover hidden gems loved by locals.  Meet your guide, pick your bike, and enjoy an exclusive welcome area where you can refill your bottle of water, sip on refreshing welcome drink, and store your bag before the tour starts. Climb on your bike and head over to admire the impressive gothic-style of the Santa Maria del Mar Cathedral. Continue over narrow medieval streets to arrive at The Born Cultural Center, featuring excavated city ruins from the 1700s on display. Cross Parc de la Ciutadella and take in the picturesque scenery of the park’s green spaces and its large majestic fountain. Arrive at the city’s seafront and expl...

    This was an awesome experience! Our guide Julia was great. She had such a friendly welcoming personality and really made the history come alive and interesting. Riding the bikes was fun and the tour felt like the perfect amount of time. I enjoyed this better than the hop on hop off bus

  • Fast-Track Guided Tour: Sagrada Familia and Park Güell

    3. Fast-Track Guided Tour: Sagrada Familia and Park Güell

    Discover Barcelona through the eyes of the city’s most famous architect on a skip-the-line tour of the Sagrada Familia and Parc Güell. Parc Güell was created as an urban housing development and city park in the middle of nature by Antoni Gaudí for the industrialist an entrepreneur, Eusebi Güell. Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Parc Güell is entered via a large staircase dominated by a dragon of mosaic ceramic tiles. Learn more about this Catalan style, known as “trencadís,” before exploring more of the park’s unique design features on a guided walking tour, including the 86 Doric columns arranged like trees. Then, transfer by coach to La Sagrada Familia, Gaudí’s unfinished basilica in the Eixample district. Skip the long lines to look inside the cathedral, and marvel at vaults that tower 70 meters tall, as well as the rich ornamentations of Gaudi's Latin cross plan. Learn about Gaud...

    Great Tour guide, explained everything very well with a lot of details and give us time to asked questions and take pictures

  • Barcelona: Sagrada Familia and Park Güell Tour

    4. Barcelona: Sagrada Familia and Park Güell Tour

    Explore 2 of Gaudí's best-known works in one day. Enjoy the convenience of organized transportation to get you from one place to the next. Begin at Park Güell Park and admire stonework and mosaics in the Modernisme style. See the salamander statue, “El Drac,” at the park entrance. Then, take a break for lunch. Travel to the Sagrada Familia and start by comparing the contrasting Nativity and Passion façades. Go inside the forest-like basilica to bask in the rays of light through stained-glass windows. Learn about how the ongoing construction of Gaudí’s unfinished masterpiece.

  • Barcelona: Sagrada Familia Fast Track Guided Tour

    5. Barcelona: Sagrada Familia Fast Track Guided Tour

    Meet your guide at a meeting point close to the Sagrada Familia. Benefit from skip-the-line access to the cathedral, and begin a 1 hour and 15-minute guided tour. Your local expert guide will provide a personal experience where you will gain a comprehensive insight into the history of Gaudi's most famous work. Learn about the intricate architectural features of the cathedral in the most detailed and enthusiastic way possible. Experience Gaudí’s masterpiece to the fullest and learn about Catalan modernism with its many interpretations and enigmas.

    We enjoyed the tour. Our guide, Francisco, was very knowledgeable, entertaining and enthusiastic in explaining the facts about the site. Really enjoyed the experience because of him!

  • Barcelona: E-Bike Tour

    6. Barcelona: E-Bike Tour

    See the best that Barcelona has to offer without breaking a sweat. Follow your local guide on your e-bike and learn more about the fascinating history of the city. Trace the 2,000-year-old heritage of Barcelona through its old town. Cycle down cobbled streets bursting with charm. Admire Gothic architectural gems like the Cathedral of Barcelona. Make your way down to the seafront for unbeatable views. Visit the Old Port and learn about the former fishing village, Barceloneta.

  • Barcelona: Gaudi Private City Tour with Sagrada Familia

    7. Barcelona: Gaudi Private City Tour with Sagrada Familia

    Learn all about the life of the father of Modernist Architecture on this private tour. Visit his most famous buildings and the places he frequented with your expert local guide. Walk around the Plaza Real, the elegant square decorated with the streetlights of a recently graduated Gaudi. Then, visit one of his first masterpieces, Palau Güell, a sober structure in the Raval Quarter, almost devoid of the exterior decorations that so characterized his later works. Before you leave the Old City, you'll also visit the preferred tavern of Antoni Gaudi and Pablo Picasso. Walk along Paseo de Gracia, a showcase of Catalan Modernism, where the works of Antoni Gaudi and other famous architects of the time can be seen. It's impossible to understand Gaudi's work without having seen Casa Batllo and Casa Milá (La Pedrera), two masterpieces created at the peak of his career. Finally, Sagrada Familia. ...

  • Barcelona: Segway Tour

    8. Barcelona: Segway Tour

    See more of Barcelona and do your sightseeing in a fun comfortable way. Familiarize yourself with the easy-to-use Segway during a brief training session, then hit the road. Zip along the narrow streets of the Gothic Quarter inside the walls of the former Roman city, populated with palaces, churches, artists’ workshops, and small shops selling all kinds of treats. Continue through the old town, gaze up at the Arc de Triomf, and enter Barcelona's oldest park, Ciutadella Park. Ride down Las Ramblas and stop at the foot of the Columbus Monument. Enjoy a view of Barcelona's skyline in front of the 3 mountains surrounding the city: Montjuïc, Tibidabo, and Collserola. Breathe in the sea air at the old port. Learn about the old fishing village of Barceloneta and feast your eyes on the extravagant yachts that populate the harbor today.

  • Skip-The-Line Sagrada Familia & Park Güell Guided Tour

    9. Skip-The-Line Sagrada Familia & Park Güell Guided Tour

    Explore the genius of Gaudí and his impact on Barcelona with skip-the-line entrance tickets to the Sagrada Familia and Park Güell.  Get an introduction to Gaudí's character as you look at the 4 façades of the Sagrada Familia, and then enter the unfinished basilica to explore its 5 aisles. Learn about Gaudí’s plans when construction began, and then take a 10-minute drive to Park Güell. Upon arrival, admire the multi-colored mosaic dragon as your guide explains the park’s history. Stroll around the gardens to discover typical Gaudi motifs such as the serpentine bench and colonnades bearing his trademark sinuous contours.

    It was amazing experience ! Olga, our tour guide, shared interesting facts and knowledge about sagrada and park guel. Seems like she knows it all!)) highly recommended tour

  • Barcelona: Park Güell & Sagrada Familia Guided Tour

    10. Barcelona: Park Güell & Sagrada Familia Guided Tour

    Embark on a guided tour provided in English and Spanish and discover 2 of Antonio Gaudí's most famous works in Barcelona. Start by discovering Park Güell with your guide. Stroll through this magnificent public park and admire the main square with the beautiful, meandering, and colorful bench. See the salamander staircase and the two pavilions that were once a porterhouse and a reception room. After exploring Park Güell take some free time before heading to the Sagrada Familia to meet with your guide. Meet outside a Kurz&Gut, a bar/restaurant situated 3 minutes away from the monument. Skip-the-line and access the Sagrada Familia so no need to wait in the long queues. Enjoy a guided tour of the basilica with a personal, local, and passionate expert that will take you through the history and architecture in the most detailed and enthusiastic way possible. Experience Gaudí’s masterpiece to...

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What people are saying about Sagrada Familia

It was amazing experience ! Olga, our tour guide, shared interesting facts and knowledge about sagrada and park guel. Seems like she knows it all!)) highly recommended tour

Fantastic private tour of this magnificent place! Well worth the cost. We learned so much

Susanna was a delight. Very knowledgeable and fun to be with!

All was good. Maybe a little more time at the Guell Park.

It was such a great way to begin to experience the city.