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Barcelona Highlights Tour & Skip the Line: Sagrada Familia

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  • 4 hr

On this sightseeing half day tour, you will explore the best that this city has to offer - discover the rich history that spans thousands of years, get acquainted with the most iconic buildings and sites of the city and soak in the breathtaking views from atop Montjuic.Your guided tour gives you skip-the-line access at La Sagrada Familia and includes guided visits to the Gothic Quarter and Montjuic. This tour will take you to the must-see attractions of the city and is a great introduction for first-time visitors.Head straight through the entrance at La Sagrada Familia, one of the city's most fascinating UNESCO World Heritage sites. Enjoy personalized attention, with no more than 15 people per group, from a professional and friendly guide who will explain to you the history of the city and how Antoni Gaudi left his mark on it.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic)

Start the tour in the heart of the city in Plaza Catalunya and enjoy a walking tour through the oldest part of the city, the charming Gothic Quarter, a maze of quaint, narrow streets full of Roman and medieval architecture. You will visit the Cathedral, Jewish Quarter, St. James Square and part of the Roman wall. The walking tour ends with a visit to Santa Maria del Mar church in the Born district and while enjoying a rest and you will be treated to coffee break at a local café.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Barcelona Cathedral

Detailed explanation the exterior and facade and go inside. (Admission inside is restricted on Sunday due to the weekly mass).

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Placa de Sant Jaume

After crossing the Jewish Quarter, we stop at Saint James Square where the City Hall of Barcelona is located and the Palau de la Generalitat.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Barri de La Ribera

Get lost in the labyrinth streets of the Born district (district of The Guilds)

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar

The last portion of the walking tour, we visit the Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar - exterior explanation and go inside.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar

Stop for coffee break overlooking the facade of the Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar. (Bathroom break, etc)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Parc de Montjuic

After the walking tour you will head over, in a comfortable transport, to Montjuic, site of the 1929 International Exposition and the 1992 Olympic Games, and you will see one of the best viewpoints to see the city.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Basilica of the Sagrada Familia

From Montjuic, we will continue down to Spain Square and the Eixample district with its impressive modernist buildings and then you will continue on to Sagrada Familia. Here, you will learn all about the history and the intriguing mystical symbolism of the Basilica, tour the outside facades that are still under construction and see the incredible interior that will leave you speechless. In addition to a detailed explanation of the facades from the guide, you will also have a skip-the-line ticket to go inside. Here is where the tour ends, in the centre of the city. You'll be a short walk to where you can access metro or hail a taxi.Your guide will be available to answer all of your questions, being at the disposal of the group the whole day with personal attention.

Duration: 2 hour