Barcelona + Sagrada Familia Half day tour
Barcelona + Sagrada Familia Half day tour

Barcelona + Sagrada Familia Half day tour

Discover Barcelona and the Sagrada Familia of Gaudí in Half a day!

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In this tour, you will sample the main highlights of Barcelona while in the company of a small group of maximum 8 people and an expert guide. To complete your Barcelona experience, you will be able to enter the crown jewel of Barcelona, the Sagrada Familia skipping the long lines. This tour includes private transportation as well as hotel or accommodation pick-up and drop-off.

  • Sample the best of Barcelona on this exciting half-day sightseeing tour.
  • Discover the 1992 Olympic Village tour located on top of Montjüic Mountain, and enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views of the city.
  • Visit La Sagrada Familia without any queue, Gaudí’s crowning masterpiece.
  • Discover the cobbled and narrow streets of the Gothic Quarter, all the medieval history in the old town and the roman influence during the first steps of the city.
  • Learn about modernism rambling the elegant Passeig de Gracia, the place where best modernist masterpieces like La Pedrera and Casa Batlló were builded.
  • Get a taste of past and present in the Mediterranean lifestyle discovering Barcelona’s old fishing district and its transformation to modern-day beach Platja La Barceloneta.

This tour is held during the morning on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays and during the afternoon every other day.
We’ll start the tour by picking you up from your accommodation before starting a journey by private transport to discover the multifaceted city of Barcelona.
First we will visit Plaça Espanya and Montjuïc mountain. Discover the works from the Universal Exposition of 1929 and the Olympic games of 1992 as you make your way up the mountain. We will stop at the Mirador de l'Alcalde, a beautiful terrace with wonderful views of Barcelona’s iconic skyline offering fantastic photo opportunities.
After taking in the views of Barcelona from the Mirador, we’ll head down the mountain to visit the beautiful seafront of the city before heading to the Gothic Quarter.
We will visit the Old town with a relaxed walking tour, as this is the best way to discover this area without missing any of its secrets. Your guide will take you through its quaint little back streets to find the hidden imprints left by the Roman and medieval city in this world-famous neighborhood.
Afterwards we will head to Plaça Catalunya, the center of the city, before following the Passeig de Gràcia avenue to discover the main examples of Catalan architecture. Here we will discover the works of Domenech i Muntaner, Puig i Cadafalch, and Antoni Gaudí, the three main architects representing the modernism style of building. Take a moment to admire the striking features of their works, including Gaudi’s Casa Batlló and La Pedrera as well as Casa Ametller and Casa Lleo Morera.
Next, we will follow the footsteps of Gaudí and explore the Eixample district. This district was designed by the urban planner Ildefons Cerdà as an expansion of the Old Town. In the Eixample we will find the main highlight of this tour, Gaudí’s crowning achievement, La Sagrada Familia.
Discover the many examples of religious symbolism hidden in its façades. Gaudí’s incredible and organic architectural style will leave you breathless.This tour includes skip-the-line access to Sagrada Familia, so you will be able to avoid the long queues and take in the impressive interior of the basilica.

 

points of interest

  • PASSEIG DE GRÀCIA: Home of the main examples of private modernist architecture, including Gaudí’s Casa Batlló and Pedrera as well as Casa Ametller fro Puig i Cadafalch and Casa Lleó Morera from Domenech i Muntaner. Nowadays this is the most luxurious avenue of Barcelona and an important shopping area.
  • EIXAMPLE DISTRICT: This district was designed by Ildefons Cerdà in order to expand the city beyond the medieval wall. His idea was revolutionary and the Eixample is an example of great urban planning as well as having a high density of gorgeous modernism buildings.
  • SAGRADA FAMILIA:The main landmark of Barcelona. This is the crowning work of Antoni Gaudí as well as the most important example of the Modernist style of architecture. In this tour you will be able to enter Sagrada Familia while skipping the line and marvel at the organic shapes and otherworldly light of this modernist masterpiece.
  • MONTJUÏC MOUNTAIN: This mountain situated right next to the sea offers the best views of Barcelona’s skyline from its summit. It is home to several buildings from the International Exhibition of 1929 as well as the Olympic Games of 1992, including the Olympic Stadium.
  • OLD TOWN: The old town of Barcelona is full of examples of great gothic architecture which is why the area is commonly known as Gothic Quarter. Learn about the Roman origins of the city as well as its medieval heritage and enjoy the picturesque plazas and hidden secrets of this charming neighborhood.
includes
  • Pick up and drop off at your accommodation
  • Small groups (maximum 8 people)
  • Private vehicle
  • Professional guide
  • Reservation with skip-the-line access to Sagrada Familia
  • Walking tour through the Historical Center
  • Tickets to the Sagrada Familia

Not included
  • Any private expenses
  • where: Barcelona.
  • Group: Max. 8 persons
  • availability: Every day
    (except December 24th, 25th, and 26th and 1st of January)
  • Tour duration: 5h - Half day
  • Pick-up time: from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. or 15:00 to 15:30 p.m.
  • Language Available: English and Spanish

Barcelona + Sagrada Familia Half day tour

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