Exclusive Barcelona tour with Sagrada Familia fast track ticket

Introduction

Join us on a comprehensive private and exclusive tour of Barcelona’s major highlights, with skip-the-line access to Gaudi´s world-famous masterpiece: La Sagrada Familia.

On this full day tour you will discover the ancient Roman part of the city, the impressive Mountain of Montjuïc and much more! Enjoy a VIP guided tour in the company of a small, friendly group. To ensure your comfort we also include pick up and drop off at your accommodation.


   Daily    8 hours
Highlights

Experience the best of Barcelona on this exciting half-day sightseeing tour.

Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the city, and tour the 1992 Olympic Village located on top of Montjüic Mountain.

Avoid long lines at La Sagrada Familia, Gaudí’s crowning masterpiece.

Wander along the ancient Roman walls and narrow, winding streets of the Gothic Quarter before visiting a 2,000-year-old Roman Temple.

Stroll down the elegant Passeig de Gracia, marveling at Modernist masterpieces like La Pedrera and Casa Batlló.

Taste the Mediterranean lifestyle and enjoy Barcelona’s coastline in the city’s old fishing district and modern-day beach Platja La Barceloneta.

Key details

LANGUAGE

This tour is available in English and Spanish.

DURATION

Approximately 8 Hours

MEETING POINT

At your accomodation in Barcelona.

SCHEDULE

Daily

Full description

During this exciting full day private tour we will take you to visit some of the most beautiful places in Barcelona. You will also have the chance to explore La Sagrada Familia and avoid the long queues with our skip the line access, saving you precious time.

We will pick you up at your accommodation and take you by private transport on a journey to experience the different faces of Barcelona. During the tour, our expert guide will share fascinating stories about the city’s one-of-a-kind architecture, culture and history.

Our adventure will begin in Plaça Catalunya, Barcelona’s central square. The plaza connects to the avenue Passeig de Grácia, which features some of the best examples of Catalan architecture. Take a moment to admire the striking façades of private Modernist buildings, among them Gaudí´s famous La Pedrera. Next, we will arrive at the “Illa Discordia Barcelona” (Barcelona’s “Block of Discord”), which not only includes Gaudí’s Casa Batlló, but also the Casa Lleó - Morera and Casa Ametller.

We will follow in the footsteps of Gaudí as we explore l’Eixample next. This district was designed in the 19th century by urban planner Ildefons Cerdà. It became an extension of the Old Town, as part of an orderly expansion strategy. After visiting the majestic Hospital de Sant Pau, we will continue to Gaudí’s masterpiece La Sagrada Familia. You will see the different parts of the building and the many examples of religious symbolism hidden in its unique façades. You are sure to be captivated by Gaudi’s incredible architectural style: the peculiar shape of the columns, ceilings, walls and its organic architecture.

After some time at the Sagrada Familia, we will continue towards the Mediterranean Sea. Along the way, our group will pass by the Plaza de Toros Monumental and contemporary Agbar Tower, the newest reference point for Barcelona´s stunning skyline. We will reach breezy Bogatell beach, and walk down along the coast through Port Vell (the Old Port). As we continue along the port, we will pass the Gothic Drassanes and Columbus Monument, walking down the iconic La Rambla and ending up at the brand-new World Trade Center.

From here, we’ll head to Montjuïc Mountain, where lies the Mirador de l'Alcalde, a beautiful terrace with wonderful views of Barcelona’s iconic skyline.

The Mountain of Montjuïc was once the main venue of the 1992 Olympics. Nowadays, you can still admire the Olympic Stadium, which was originally built in 1929 and was later remodeled. We will also come across examples of urbanism and architecture designed specially for the 1929 Barcelona International Exposition. These include Plaça Espanya, which was inspired in St. Peter's Square in the Vatican. Other beautiful highlights of this area are The Magic Fountain of Montjuïc, the Mies Van der Rohe pavilion and The National Palace.

Finally, we will descend from the mountain to the center of the Old Town, where we’ll finish the day with a relaxed walking tour through the charismatic corners of the Gothic Quarter. Discover the hidden imprints left by the Roman and medieval city. After stopping at the charming Cathedral Square to admire the magnificent Gothic Cathedral with its Gothic revival façade, we will travel back in time to the origins of Barcelona in Plaça Sant Jaume, where the old forum was located. The plaza is now home to Barcelona’s City Hall.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE ENTRANCE IN THE SAGRADA FAMILIA IS NOT GUIDED. YOUR GUIDE WILL BE WAITING FOR YOU OUTSIDE THE BUILDING.

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Included

  • Pick up and drop off at your accommodation.                                               
  • Private vehicle.
  • Professional guide.
  • Walking tour through the Historical Center.
  • Tickets to the Sagrada Familia.

Excluded

  • Any private expenses.
  • Gratuities (optional).
  • Guided tour in Sagrada Familia.

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