Skip the Line: Best of Barcelona Private Tour including Sagrada Familia
- Type of tour: Private Tours
- Duration of this tour: 8 hours
- This tour commences in: Barcelona, Spain
- Region of Spain: Catalunya
See the best of Barcelona on this private sightseeing tour, which offers a comprehensive view of this exquisite Catalan city and includes skip-the-line access at La Sagrada Familia, a popular attraction that often has long lines. Perfect for first-time visitors, the tour will show you the city’s most iconic sights and allow you to discover some of Barcelona’s best-kept secrets.
You’ll also visit the hill of Montjuïc and the Gothic Quarter, and you can upgrade to the full-day tour to include visits to Park Guell and La Pedrera. Accompanied by your own private guide, you’ll enjoy personalized attention on this special private tour.
Start your Barcelona sightseeing tour with a drive to Barcelona’s famous hill of Montjuïc, the site of the 1992 Olympic Games, which offers excellent views over the city. Then stop briefly at the Catalunya National Art Museum, and continue down to Plaça Espanya and on past the modernist buildings of the Eixample area.
On your way to La Sagrada Famlia, drive through Passeig de Gracia, home to designer stores and two of Barcelona’s most renowned Antonio Gaudí buildings – La Pedrera and Casa Batlló. You’ll also stop at the Hospital de Sant Pau, one of the greatest symbols of modernist architecture in Barcelona and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
When you arrive at La Sagrada Familia, your skip-the-line access allows you to avoid the very long queues and go straight in! Your guide will lead you inside the magnificent interior of this famous Gothic structure and you can enjoy your guided tour.
You’ll then head to the oldest part of Barcelona, the Gothic Quarter, where you’ll leave your coach and enjoy a walking tour through the narrow streets of medieval Barcelona. Stop for a complimentary glass of cava (Catalan sparkling wine) and a selection of traditional tapas in a local market. From there, travel back to the early Middle Ages, visiting the Jewish Quarter, the Royal Palace, the original 2,000-year-old Roman temple and part of the Cathedral .
Continue to the Born district, where you’ll have free time for a quick lunch before heading to the magnificent Santa Maria del Mar church, one of the most beautiful in Barcelona. Your tour ends here.
This private tour of Barcelona is hosted by a professional guide. Please list any special interests you have (art, architecture, history, culture) at the time of booking to alert your guide, who will then prepare for your private tour.