Discover Sagrada Familia: Fast Track Guided Tour

Discover Gaudí's most magnificent and widely acclaimed architectural marvel, the Sagrada Familia Cathedral in Barcelona. Save time with expedited entry and enhance your knowledge with a guided tour.

55.92 $

Sagrada Familia

Basic information

Included in the price:

  • 10% discount on food and drinks at Kurz & Gut Bar and Restaurant
  • Skip-the-line access
  • Free time inside the cathedral
  • Guided tour
  • General admission
  • Earphones
  • Tips
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Access to the towers

Free cancellation: Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

Reserve now & pay later: Keep your travel plans flexible — book your spot and pay nothing today.

Covid-19 precautions: Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details.

Duration 75 minutes - 1.5 hours: Check availability to see starting times.

Skip the ticket line: English, German, Spanish, French, Italian

Live tour guide: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian

Barcelona: Sagrada Familia Fast Track Guided Tour

Discover Gaudí's grandest architectural masterpiece, the Sagrada Familia Cathedral in Barcelona. Save time with skip-the-line access and learn more with a guided tour.

About this activity

Free cancellation | Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details.

Duration: 75 minutes - 1.5 hours

Live tour guide in English, German, Spanish, French, Italian

Optional audio guide available in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian

Wheelchair accessible

Private group available

Experience Highlights

Enjoy a guided tour of the Sagrada Familia with an expert local guide

Skip-the-line entry to the cathedral

Learn about the history and architecture of Barcelona's famed landmark

Full Description

Make the most of your time in Barcelona with skip-the-line tickets to the breathtaking Sagrada Familia Cathedral. Explore the details of Gaudí's design on a guided tour, gaining comprehensive insights into the history of Gaudi's most famous work. Experience Gaudí’s masterpiece to the fullest and learn about Catalan modernism with its many interpretations and enigmas.


  • General admission
  • Skip-the-line access
  • Guided tour
  • Earphones
  • Free time inside the cathedral
  • 10% discount on food and drinks at Kurz & Gut Bar and Restaurant
  • Access to the towers
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Important Information

What to bring: Passport or ID card, Comfortable shoes, Headphones, Hand sanitizer or tissues

Not allowed: Sandals or flip flops, Hats, Sleeveless shirts, Swimwear, Backpacks

Know Before You Go

The guided tour is limited to a maximum of 25 people.

Participants will have earphones to hear the guide’s explanations clearly in groups of over 10 people.

This guided tour has very strict admission times. In case of missing the service due to late arrival, the booking will be considered as NO SHOW and no refunds will be made.

Likely to sell out: From $55.92 per person

Reserve now & pay later to book your spot and pay nothing today

The Cathedral's Exterior Beauty, Interior Details, and Gaudí's Design

The Sagrada Família, a masterpiece in the heart of Barcelona, stands as a testament to architectural brilliance and religious devotion. Its exterior beauty, interior details, and Gaudí's design converge to create a unique and awe-inspiring experience.

The Exterior Beauty

The façade of the Sagrada Família is a visual symphony, telling stories of the Bible through intricate sculptures and stunning architecture. The Nativity Facade, with its depiction of the birth of Jesus, is a harmonious blend of nature and religion. The Passion Facade, on the other hand, portrays the suffering and crucifixion of Christ with stark, angular sculptures.

As sunlight plays on the intricate details of the exterior, the Sagrada Família undergoes a breathtaking transformation. The interplay of light and shadow highlights the nuances of Gaudí's design, making every visit a unique experience.

Interior Details

Stepping inside the Sagrada Família is like entering a different realm. The vastness of the interior is awe-inspiring, with towering columns resembling a forest of stone. Stained glass windows, in a myriad of colors, cast a mesmerizing glow, creating an ethereal atmosphere. The intricate details of the interior, from the intricately carved altar to the symbolic motifs adorning the walls, make it a sanctuary of artistic expression.

The interplay of light inside the cathedral is a crucial aspect of the design, creating a spiritual ambiance. As the day progresses, the sunlight filters through the stained glass, painting vibrant patterns on the stone floor. This dynamic relationship between light and space is a testament to Gaudí's genius.

Gaudí's Design

Antoni Gaudí, the creative force behind the Sagrada Família, envisioned a structure that transcends conventional architectural norms. His design is characterized by organic forms, inspired by nature and infused with religious symbolism. The columns resemble tree trunks, branching out like the limbs of a tree, creating a connection between the earthly and the divine.

Gaudí's use of hyperbolic geometry, innovative at the time, adds a sense of fluidity to the structure. The Sagrada Família stands as a living testament to Gaudí's commitment to blending architecture with nature and spirituality.


Q: How long did it take to build the Sagrada Família?

A: Construction began in 1882, and as of my last knowledge update in September 2021, it is ongoing. The completion date is estimated to be around 2026, marking the centenary of Gaudí's death.

Q: Can visitors go to the top of the Sagrada Família?

A: Yes, visitors can take an elevator or climb the stairs to the towers, offering panoramic views of Barcelona. However, availability may depend on the ongoing construction and visitor regulations.

Q: What is the significance of the Sagrada Família?

A: The Sagrada Família is a symbol of Catalan identity, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a masterpiece of modernist architecture. It holds religious significance as a basilica dedicated to the Holy Family.

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450 reviews

We started very late, and at some point, they attempted to remove us because they had mistakenly booked the tickets and needed people to join another tour. It was a terrible experience overall.

Glenis – United States

The process is slow and consumes a significant amount of time. It's quite expensive, but I had no choice but to purchase this tour to save time. However, it didn't go smoothly, and I was very disappointed as I didn't have enough time to spare.

traveler – United States

It's very difficult to understand the guide.

traveler – Singapore

Certainly, it was in French, but the guide, although very nice, did not speak very well. She almost put me to sleep.

traveler – Canada

The guide was quite poor and unwilling. Since we were a small group without headphones, it was hard to hear him. Despite our request to speak louder, he ignored it. The tour lasted 2 hours, and an hour and nothing substantial was covered. Moreover, he couldn't answer several questions we asked. One of the worst guides I've ever had!!

Denise – Denmark