Skip the Line: Best of Barcelona Tour including Sagrada Familia

Explore the beauty of Barcelona on this Best of Barcelona Tour, which offers a comprehensive view of this exquisite Catalan city, including a visit to La Sagrada Familia. 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 enjoy skip-the-line access at La Sagrada Familia, so you can avoid the long queues at this popular attraction. You’ll also visit the hill of Montjuïc and the Gothic Quarter. On this small-group tour, you'll receive personalized attention from your guide.

What You Can Expect

Skip the Line: Best of Barcelona Tour including Sagrada Familia
Skip the Line: Best of Barcelona Tour including Sagrada Familia

Start with a drive to Barcelona's famous hill of Montjuïc, the site of the 1992 Olympic Games, which offers excellent views over the city. After a brief stop at the Catalunya National Art Museum, continue down to Plaça Espanya and on past the modernist buildings of the Eixample area.

On your way to the Sagrada Famlia, you’ll go through Passeig de Gracia, home to designer stores and two of Barcelona’s most renowned Antonio Gaudí buildings – La Pedrera and Casa Batlló.

Skip the line at La Sagrada Familia and avoid the very long queues. Your guide will give you a comprehensive tour of the exterior before taking you straight past the long lines and into the magnificent interior of this famous structure, where you will have some free time to explore on your own.

You’ll then head to the oldest part of Barcelona, the Gothic Quarter, where you’ll leave the bus and enjoy a stroll through the narrow streets of medieval Barcelona. 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, where your tour ends at approximately 1pm.

Do you want to visit Park Güell and La Pedrera?
Upgrade to the full-day tour of Barcelona, and you'll continue to Park Güell. Enjoy a guided tour of the famous city garden, where you’ll be introduced to some of Gaudí’s most bizarre creations. Finally, you’ll visit one of Gaudí’s most famous buildings, La Pedrera (1-hour). You will skip the line again, and have an hour to visit interior of the building. Your tour will then end at approximately 4.30pm.

Days of Service


Meeting Time




  • Fully guided tour of Barcelona
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Skip the line entrance ticket to Sagrada Familia
  • Walking tour of the Gothic quarter
  • Complimentary transportation by air-conditioned minivan
  • Small-group tour


  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Voucher Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Schedule and Pricing

Departure Point

Catalonia and Barcelona



Return Details


Refunds, when possible, must be requested at least 4 business days prior to the travel date. Refunds are subject to a 7% administration fee. The Rail Protection Plan™ does not apply.

Note: Tours may be delayed or run late. Please plan accordingly.

8:30 AMTour
Half-day includes skip-the-line access and guided visit to Sagrada Familia (45-mins to 1-hour). Tour concludes at Santa Maria del Mar Church (1pm). From
$ 99.80
8:30 AMTour
Full-day includes skip-the-line access and guided visit to Sagrada Familia (45-mins to 1-hour). In the afternoon visit enjoy guided visits of Park Güell and La Pedrera (1-hour). Tour concludes at 4pm. From
$ 151.39

Customer Reviews

Lois M

October 2015

Good tour, guide was great and knowledgeable.

Pamela O

October 2015

Excellent, you don't want to miss the Sagrada Familia
Wonderful church.


October 2015

our guide Jema was very knowledgeable and kept the tour moving at a great pace. We did the half day and we saw a great deal of Barcelona so that we were able to walk around later on our own. Skipping the line at Sagrada Familia was definitely a plus

Leonardo M

October 2015

breath taking, what an experience

Bernadette Lou S

September 2015

Gemma was our tour guide and she was very informative and exercised caution to make sure all of us on the tour was accounted for. The tour was very well organized and we had a sampling of both walking tour and guided tour. I recommend this tour highly.

John B

October 2015

Wonderful tour guide, very knowledgeable and interesting places we visited. Loved it!

Margaret H

September 2015

Very good indeed, Feliciano was an excellent client tour leader and guide , very knowledgeable very much I control,of the group in a good way, great English and humour. Very enjoyable


September 2015

Fantastic our tour guide was great and very knowledgeable we had a great day. Learned a lot.

Nancy W

September 2015

Highly recommend. Guide Alex was wonderful!

Maryanne F

September 2015

The tour delivered what it promised. We certainly were happy to avoid the lines outside the Sagrada, as it was plenty crowded inside! Our bus was large and comfortable. The Barri Gotic walk was an extra pleasant surprise, because our guide's historical knowledge made the scene come to life. We appreciated his explaining pintxos and were delighted the tour ended in an area where we could find many choices for tapas. We will use Viator again!


September 2015

Great tour, and tour guide Gemma. We got to see it all. Skip the line, is the best way to go.

Larry O

September 2015

Great overview of the city - skip the line into the Sagrada Familia church is absolutely necessary!

Pablo H

September 2015

Excellent tour lady

Sergio S

September 2015

Apart of the fact that Barcelona is one of the most beatiful places on Earth to visit, having it done with Ju was extraordinary. She was patient and thorough, demonstrating full knowledge of every spot in Barcelona, especially La Sagrada Familia, La Pedrera and Park Guell. Just loved it. Strongly recommend.

Judith S

September 2015

The tour was excellent! Our guide Judith was so knowledgeable about everything. We saw things that I would not have if I had tried to do the city on my own. It was an entire day. Very worth doing!


September 2015

What a great way to see Barcelona! We covered all of the main attractions in one tour. The guide was very knowledgable and attentive. I highly recommend this tour, especially if you only have one day to see Barcelona.

Susan H

September 2015

Excellent guide, Judy. We saw so much, very organized and informative.


September 2015

What a great tour! This was the highlight of our trip to Barcelona. So gorgeous!

Lin D

September 2015

Our travel guide Ju was so knowledgeable and pleasant. We couldn't be more pleased with the tour. We had a very small group which made the experience even better.


September 2015

OMG what an amazing experience and great idea to skip the lines. Viator hires the most knowledgeable tour guides. They were great. The tour was fantastic and you really get a good bang for your buck. I would only use Viator now in any city, country I visit. It was a wonderful experience.


September 2015

Fabulous tour. Judit was a great tour guide, very knowledgeable and a strong advocate for our group. We'll organized. Plenty of Gaudi but also a good overview of history and city.

susanne a

September 2015

Jenna did a fantastic job! Enjoyed her and the tour very much!!

Ken B

September 2015

Our guide, Gemma was brilliant. A passionate local who really knew he Gaudi and local history. So glad we took this full day tour. Be prepared for lots of walking, it is a strenuous tour. Please don't book it if you have bad legs as it affects everyone else.

As promised we had no lines. Gemma was able to explain so many facets of Sagrada Familia and Parc Guell. A great walk through the old city and the history of the civil wars and some churches.

Totally worth it.

Jeffery P

September 2015

Covered the sites of most interest! Visit to the church of La Sagrada Familia was unforgettable and timed well to maximize lighting effects inside church.