Exclusive Sagrada Familia Private Guided Tour in Barcelona

Explore the renowned Sagrada Familia in Barcelona with a 1.5-hour private guided tour. Benefit from skip-the-line tickets and witness Gaudi's extraordinary masterpiece.

157.57 $

Private Tour of Sagrada Familia

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Included in the price:

  • General admission ticket
  • Private guided tour
  • Skip-the-line access
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Access to the towers
  • Gratuities

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

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Duration 1.5 hours: Check availability to see starting times.

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Barcelona: Exclusive Sagrada Familia Private Guided Tour

Explore the famous Sagrada Familia in Barcelona on a 1.5-hour private guided tour with skip-the-line tickets. This tour is provided by Tours For Today, ensuring a unique and personalized experience for every visitor. With a local expert guide, delve into the architectural wonders of Gaudi's masterpiece and unravel the history, interpretations, and enigmas of Catalan modernism.


Benefit from skip-the-line access to Sagrada Familia and enjoy an exclusive private guided tour. Spend time inside the Basilica at the end of the tour to roam and discover at your own pace.

About this activity

Join one of the most friendly, interesting, and knowledgeable private guided tours of Sagrada Familia. The tour guarantees skip-the-line access, allowing you to explore this unique attraction hassle-free. Your personal guide will provide detailed insights into the architecture and its history, ensuring a fulfilling experience of Gaudi’s masterpiece and Catalan modernism.

What's Included

This exclusive private guided tour includes a general admission ticket, skip-the-line access, a private guided tour with a passionate local expert, and access to the towers for panoramic views. Hotel pickup and drop-off services are also provided for your convenience.

Meeting Point

The tour meeting point is at Kurz&Gut Bar-Restaurant, located at Av. De Gaudí, 5-7, 08025 Barcelona. Open in Google Maps ⟶

Important Information

Before your tour, ensure you have your passport or ID card, and wear a face mask or protective covering. The following items are not allowed: sandals or flip flops, shorts, hats, luggage or large bags, short skirts, sleeveless shirts, swimwear, drinks, and see-through clothing. Please note that presenting the voucher at Sagrada Familia’s ticket office without your assigned local guide will not validate the tickets.

Customer Reviews

With an overall rating of 4.9/5 based on 48 reviews, this private guided tour has received high praise from travelers. Visitors have appreciated the knowledgeable and friendly guides, the value for money, and the opportunity to explore Sagrada Familia without long waiting times. Many have commended the tour guide, Marcos Sanchez, for his expertise and pleasant demeanor.

History of Sagrada Familia

The Sagrada Familia, officially known as the Basilica and Expiatory Church of the Holy Family, is an iconic Roman Catholic church located in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Designed by the renowned Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí, this masterpiece is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most visited monuments in Spain.

Construction of the Sagrada Familia began in 1882, under architect Francisco de Paula del Villar. However, Gaudí took over the project in 1883 and transformed it with his unique architectural style, blending Gothic and Art Nouveau forms. Gaudí dedicated the last 15 years of his life exclusively to working on the Sagrada Familia until his tragic death in 1926.

One of the distinctive features of the Sagrada Familia is its intricate facades, each depicting different aspects of the Christian faith. The Nativity Facade, representing the birth of Jesus, was completed in 1930. The Passion Facade, illustrating the crucifixion and death of Jesus, was finished in 1976. The Glory Facade, representing the road to God, is still under construction.

Architectural Details of Sagrada Familia

The Sagrada Familia is renowned for its awe-inspiring architectural details. The church features a combination of organic forms, colorful mosaics, and intricate sculptures, all meticulously designed to convey religious symbolism.

The interior of the Sagrada Familia is adorned with slender columns that resemble tree branches, creating a forest-like atmosphere. The ceiling is designed to resemble palm leaves, and the sunlight streaming through the stained glass windows creates a magical play of colors inside the church.

One of the most notable elements of the Sagrada Familia is its intricate nativity scenes and sculptures that depict various biblical stories. The attention to detail in every carving is a testament to Gaudí's genius and dedication to his craft.

Additionally, the Sagrada Familia boasts impressive towers, the tallest of which is dedicated to Jesus Christ and reaches a height of 170 meters. Each tower is adorned with unique details and sculptures, making them a sight to behold.

Frequently Asked Questions about Sagrada Familia

What is the history of Sagrada Familia?

The Sagrada Familia is a Roman Catholic church in Barcelona, Spain, designed by architect Antoni Gaudí. Construction began in 1882 and is still ongoing.

What are the architectural details of Sagrada Familia?

The Sagrada Familia features intricate facades depicting different aspects of the Christian faith, organic forms, colorful mosaics, slender columns, and impressive towers adorned with sculptures.

Who designed the Sagrada Familia?

The Sagrada Familia was initially designed by Francisco de Paula del Villar and later transformed by Antoni Gaudí, who dedicated the last years of his life to the project.

Is Sagrada Familia a UNESCO World Heritage Site?

Yes, the Sagrada Familia is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, recognized for its exceptional architectural and cultural significance.

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48 reviews

The guide was very knowledgeable, kind, and respectful. We enjoyed the tour very much. It makes a difference to take the Sagrada Familia tour privately. There are so many details that can't be covered in regular tours.

traveler – Germany

Our tour guide was Marcos Sanchez - what a cool guy! Funny, knowledgeable, and very pleasant. He gave us history up to this day, knows all kinds of inside details and names. No lines or waiting - we were absolutely happy. I think the morning is the best time. Not too many people and got to love it a lot ❤️ God bless Spain, Gaudi, the people, and us.

traveler – Germany

A personal tour of La Sagrada is the way to go. There is so much to see and learn, and each person sees something different, generating personal questions. I was fortunate to have an incredible guide - Alexia. Alexia is smart, personable, and has a passion for La Sagrada and Gaudi. I learned quite a bit from her and had a fantastic time.

georges – France

We had a great (German-speaking) guide, and her tour was amazing. It was the right level of information and detail. We had an 11-year-old boy with us, and he loved it, was engaged all the time. Highly recommended!

traveler – United States

Raul did a great job and tailored our tour for our specific group. He told great stories and was very engaging and fun.

traveler – United States