Sagrada Familia Basilica was began on March the 19th 1882. A year later Antoni Gaudí took over the project and dedicated his entire life to it. Fundrarising has not always been so easy. Years ago the neighbors collected small donations on a regular basis with the hope that one day Sagrada Familia could be completed. In 2010 the inside of the temple was finished and Pope Benedict came to celebrate the first service. The construction works continue day after day to complete the 18 towers that Antoni Gaudí had once designed. When the tower dedicated to Jesuschrist is finished, Sagrada Familia will be the tallest church in the whole world.
All about Sagrada Familia is a unique experience to learn from the origins of the project to the latest construction techniques. The tour will first take you to the crypt where the great architect is buried so that you learn about Antoni Gaudi’s life. it will continue with a complete visit to the Basilica of Sagrada Familia paying attention to its architecture and simbolism.
Finally you will admire its museum where plaster models as well as drawings and a great number of photos can be found. The visit is carried out by an expert guide in Sagrada Familia.
If you are interested in a last-minute tour for the same day, please text +34 616 29 30 80 asap and we will try to accommodate you. As official tour guides, we have VIP access for private groups up to 9 people and will likely be able to get you tickets and fast-track entrance, unless a special service is taking place at Sagrada Familia.
Yes! At Sagrada Familia you will be asked to put your suitcase through the scanner and open your laptop case, like at the airport. Since there is no locker for travelers, please make sure you can carry your hand luggage during your guided visit.
The tour takes place rain or shine. The weather in Barcelona is very pleasant and sunny most of the time, never extremely hot or cold. However, we do get occasional rain, mostly March to May and October to November. Check the weather forecast before the tour and be prepared to enjoy your time in Barcelona, rain or shine.
Yes! All sites are accessible at Sagrada Familia Basilica. Please check for the rest.
Yes! Sagrada Familia also offers a wheelchair for your visit if needed.
Unless you specifically request it, the tour does not include climbing the towers; availability is very limited and the towers occasionally close on windy or rainy days. If you would like to visit the Sagrada Familia towers, let us know as soon as possible and we will do our best to arrange it.
Sagrada Familia asks female visitors to cover their shoulders inside of the church and not wear shorts or miniskirts. If you are visiting Barcelona in the summer time, just make sure to bring a scarf to cover your shoulders in the church, and avoid wearing shorts that day.