Discover the many sides of Barcelona: 4 hours with a local, private guide to explore the Sagrada Familia (with skip the line tickets), the Gothic Quarter and the El Born District.
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This Gothic Quarter, El Born & Sagrada familia private tour combines different sides of Barcelona and is perfect to explore the city’s broad history in the company of a friendly and knowledgeable private guide. You will be amazed by Barcelona’s Modernist buildings, entering the world renowned Sagrada Familia with skip the line tickets. Just a few blocks away and you’ll be in the Medieval area of the Gothic Quarter. Turn a corner and the trendy shops and restaurants of El Born district will appear with their lively atmosphere. In this 4 hours Private Tour of Barcelona you will explore different aspects of Barcelona, have fun and enjoy the city escorted by a local, expert, licensed guide.
Meet with your private guide in front of the Sagrada Familia, the symbol of Barcelona. Millions of tourists come to visit Gaudiì’s masterpiece every year but don’t worry: no waiting in line with RPG! You will be provided with pre-purchased skip-the-line tickets, to avoid the long queue and maximise your stay in Barcelona. Your guide will not only illustrate the external features of the cathedral, but will also take the chance to share with you all she knows about Modernism and the Modernist movement as a whole, focusing on what the Sagrada Familia meant to Gaudì and what he wanted to express when he decided to design it. Every element of the church brings with it an intense spirituality and leaves even non-religious visitors astonished. Look at the church’s belfries. Just think that each of its 18 towers has a special significance and each of the three facades even symbolizes a stage in the life of Jesus Christ. Pop inside and prepare to be amazed. The interior is overwhelmingly beautiful, with colored stained-glass windows that infuse a special light inside the building.
Once your visit to Sagrada Familia is over you will either take the metro or a taxi (to pay on site) to reach the charming Gothic District. Here your enthusiastic guide will illustrate the history of Medieval Barcelona and all the ruins and churches and squares that remain. Wander through its maze-like alleys and discover fascinating anecdotes at every corner. On your way to the El Born district, you will also pass by the beautiful Palau Guell by Gaudi. The El Born district has a distinctive atmosphere and is renowned for its fashionable boutiques and bars. Don’t be shy and ask your guide for suggestion on the best places in the area to taste tapas at the end of your tour! It will be the perfect ending to a 4 hour walking tour!
Meet your guide at the souvenir shop outside Sagrada Familia with the sign 'Botiga Tienda Shop' located between Carrer Marina and Carrer Mallorca
DRESS CODE: in order to enter religious sites, such as Churches and Sagrada Familia, every participant must make sure they cover their shoulders and knees.
We also suggest you wear comfortable shoes, as a moderate amount of walking is involved in this tour.
Please note: order of the visit might change to allow for the timing of the skip the line entrances.