Nativity Tower, Sagrada Familia

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  • Sagrada Familia: Skip-the-Ticket-Line Guided Tour & Ticket

    1. Sagrada Familia: Skip-the-Ticket-Line Guided Tour & Ticket

    Make your visit to the Sagrada Familia unforgettable with a 1.5-hour guided tour of Gaudí’s masterpiece. See the Basilica’s dream-like façade and interior in a small-group or private tour setting accompanied by an expert guide. During the tour you will learn about the ongoing construction, the current predicted completion date, and the generations of craftspeople, architects and artists learned how to bring Gaudi’s vision to life. Your guide will meet you outside, starting the tour with a little introduction before heading to the Basilica’s entrance. After you’ve headed through security, you will hear all about the Nativity Façade. This was the first completed section of the Basilica and the one that Gaudí personally worked on the most in his lifetime. Try to decode the many symbols that Gaudí left for the viewer to decipher. Next, you will step into the interior of the Sagrada Familia...

    Brilliant tour guide. So glad we paid extra for the guide as we learnt so much and the whole building and history fitted into place. Beautiful church and so interesting.

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

    2. 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

    3. 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 and Park Güell Tour Combo

    4. Barcelona: Sagrada Familia and Park Güell Tour Combo

    Explore 2 of Barcelona’s most iconic landmarks on guided tours. Book both tours together in this combo package to see more of the city in one day, with free time in between. Start at Park Güell on Carmel Hill in the north of the city to admire some of Antoni Gaudí’s finest handiwork. Marvel at the Art Nouveau (Modernisme) motifs of its main highlights, such as the mosaic tiles of the salamander statue (“El Drac”) at the park entrance. Take a 1.5-hour break for lunch. Then, make your way to the Sagrada Familia Basilica in the 19th-century extension of the L’Eixample. Admire the contrasting façades of Gaudí’s unfinished masterpiece. Learn the history and symbolism of the depictions of the Holy Family as an expression of Christian ideology on the elaborate Nativity and Passion façades. Go inside the basilica to look up at the towering pillars and stained-glass windows. See models of wha...

  • Barcelona: Sagrada Familia Fast-Track Morning Guided Tour

    5. Barcelona: Sagrada Familia Fast-Track Morning Guided Tour

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona’s magnificent La Sagrada Familia cathedral and enjoy the city’s most iconic landmark. Striking for its architectural features and art, the history of the Sagrada Familia is legendary. The all-consuming obsession of the Modernisme architect, Antoni Gaudi, work on the building began in 1882 and remains unfinished to this day. During your tour you will see the contrasting Nativity and Passion façades. Your guide will talk about the symbolism and representations of the Holy Family as an expression of Christian ideology constructed in stone. Marvel at its Christian iconography as you learn the history of the church, regardless of your faith. See the angled pillars sprouting like a web of tree branches to hold up the roof. Below ground lies the Museu Gaudi, where documentation about Gaudi’s life and work can be found. There is also a crypt where masses are he...

    Our guide Clara was AWESOME! She was very knowledgeable and fluent in both Spanish and English. She made us feel like we were old friends!

  • Barcelona: Fast Track Guided Tour of Sagrada Familia

    6. Barcelona: Fast Track Guided Tour of Sagrada Familia

    Visit the Sagrada Familia, a jewel of Gaudí’s architecture, a symbol of Barcelona, and an icon of the city's skyline. Accompanied by a guide, head straight inside to get a glimpse into the history of this UNESCO World Heritage-listed cathedral. Once inside with your skip-the-line tickets, marvel at the opulent ceilings and stained-glass windows. Listen closely as your guide sheds light on the structure's charismatic creator, Antonio Gaudí. Visit La Sagrada Familia Museum and witness a variety of artifacts like design sketches and original plaster models. See exhibits on the building's history, tracing its development since the 19th century. As you soak in the magnificent interior, see the light enter through the coloured windows and convert the space into a mystical environment in the afternoon. After bidding farewell to your guide, feel free to continue browsing at your own pace.

  • Barcelona: Instagram Tour of the Most Scenic Spots

    7. Barcelona: Instagram Tour of the Most Scenic Spots

    Visit the most scenic and Instagrammable sights around Barcelona while a professional photographer snaps photos of you. No experience is needed. This tour is perfect for solo travelers, couples, honeymooners, friends, and families with kids. Choose from a half-day or a full-day tour. You will meet early in the morning to experience the beauty of this city when the city is empty and the light is perfect for beautiful pictures. Learn about Barcelona and immerse yourself in the history and culture of this place. Explore the city's monuments and breathtaking viewpoints. Your guide will walk with you to the famous sights and later you will take the metro to take you from the historic center to the Sagrada Familia. The half-day tour leaves you at the entrance to the Sagrada Familia. If you choose the full-day tour, you will have free time at the Sagrada Familia in case you want to visit the ...

    Great guide, she was very good at making us comfortable in front of the camera. Fun experience!

  • Barcelona Saver: Sagrada Familia and Park Güell Guided Tour

    8. Barcelona Saver: Sagrada Familia and Park Güell Guided Tour

    Explore 2 of Barcelona’s most iconic landmarks on a comprehensive tour of the Sagrada Familia and Parc Güell. Start at the Sagrada Familia cathedral in the 19th-century extension of the L’Eixample, and admire the contrasting façades of Gaudi’s unfinished masterpiece. Go inside the basilica to look up at the towering spires. See models of what the cathedral would look like when completed, as imagined by Gaudi, and learn the history and symbolism of the depictions of the Holy Family as an expression of Christian ideology on the elaborate Nativity and Passion façades. Then travel to Parc Güell Park on Carmel Hill in the north of the city to admire some of Antoni Gaudi’s finest handiwork. Marvel at the Art Nouveau (Modernisme) motifs of its main highlights, such as the mosaic tiles of the salamander statue (“El Drac”) at the park entrance. You will then have 1.5-hour to yourself so you ...

    Great experience. Lively and fun with very perasonalized service from very knowledgable guides. I would go with this team again, for sure!

  • Gaudi Tour with Sagrada Família & Park Güell Tickets

    9. Gaudi Tour with Sagrada Família & Park Güell Tickets

    The name Gaudí is almost synonymous with Barcelona. The city’s favorite architect has come to embody the style of a city deeply rooted in its natural surroundings. This is Barcelona at its vibrant, playful best. On this, the most complete tour available of Gaudí’s work, you will visit three of his residential works, including one unknown to most visitors; skip long lines to wander around the beautiful Park Guell; and, of course, embark on a thorough exploration of Gaudí’s greatest work and final resting place, La Sagrada Família. Your tour starts with first entrance to Casa Batlló, arguably Gaudí’s most impressive residential property (and certainly his most-visited). Entering ahead of the morning crowds, you’ll discover some of the genius solutions Gaudí employed to solve architectural problems throughout the house, dispersing light and air throughout its many levels. A sure highlight ...

    A great tour. Our guide was friendly and interesting. Skip the line is helpful waits these sites that have very long lines. The buildings are incredible.

  • Barcelona: Private Sagrada Familia and Park Güell Tour

    10. Barcelona: Private Sagrada Familia and Park Güell Tour

    Make the most of your day and visit Park Güell and the Sagrada Familia with a private guide. Skip the ticket lines and take a transfer between the two monuments to spend more time inside these masterpieces. Start at the Sagrada Familia basilica in the 19th-century extension of the L’Eixample, and admire the contrasting façades of Gaudí’s unfinished masterpiece. Go inside the basilica to look up at the towering spires. See models of what the cathedral would look like when completed, as imagined by Gaudí, and learn the history and symbolism of the depictions of the Holy Family as an expression of Christian ideology on the elaborate Nativity and Passion façades. After lunch, travel to Park Güell on Carmel Hill in the north of the city to admire some of Antoni Gaudí’s finest handiwork. Marvel at the Art Nouveau (Modernisme) motifs of its main highlights, such as the mosaic tiles of the sa...

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What people are saying about Nativity Tower, Sagrada Familia

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based on 8,216 reviews

Amazing tour guide. Very knowledgeable, engaging the audience during the full 1.5 hours. Highly recommended. Very punctual, smooth entrance, interesting facts. It is a MUST. Worth the experience.

Brilliant tour guide. So glad we paid extra for the guide as we learnt so much and the whole building and history fitted into place. Beautiful church and so interesting.

Great experience. Lively and fun with very perasonalized service from very knowledgable guides. I would go with this team again, for sure!

A very good tour with lots of details in very good English. Highly recommended!

Super good guided tour. Very clamping and detailed. Highly recommended.