Experience the best of eclectic Barcelona and València on this 9-day itinerary, featuring tapas, beaches, and guided city tours. Start in Barcelona where you'll explore Gaudí's whimsical architecture with La Sagrada Familia, Parc Güell, and Casa Milà, before heading to the mountains to discover the Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey. You'll then ride the high-speed EuroMed to València, the home of paella, to immerse yourself amid medieval buildings, future-forward structures, and golden-sand beaches.
Private Visit to Sagrada Família
Loved the architecture
Do a private tour of this site. It is worth it to understand the significance of this place.
We enjoyed the tour of Sagrada Familia. Our guide was so nice and knowledgeable!
- Beat the crowds and visit Sagrada Família with early entrance privileges.
- Learn all about Gaudí and his masterpiece with the help of a private, passionate guide.
- Observe the church's fascinating outdoor facades and unique interiors.
- Climb to the top of the tower, Torre de la Pasión, for panoramic views of Barcelona.
Know before you go
Private group, 10 people or less
What you'll do
You'll start by meeting your guide near the church's Nativity Façade, built between 1894 and 1930 and the only exterior Antoni Gaudí saw completed. Notice all the unique intricacies, including marble animals, trees of life, doves, and more. As your guide will explain, it all comes together to represent the birth of Christ and symbolize the three stages of life: birth, vitality, and light (afterlife). But this is just one of three facades, so follow your guide around the building as you learn about the others: Passion and Glory. Passion represents the stages of Jesus, including passion, death, and resurrection, and Glory is all about Christ's eternal life in heaven.
Next, follow your guide into the church's interiors with exclusive early access. Gaudí's signature design includes geometric shapes, and those inside La Sagrada Família reach more than 200 feet to the vaulted nave, crossing, and apse. Notice the architect's love of colors, with hues stretching across the church through its stained glass windows. Your guide will also highlight how Gaudí used natural elements in his design. Check out the apse (the half-domed roof), which creates the shape of trees and their crowns. Other highlights your guide will show you include places like the altar, organ pipes, chapels, and the Crypt Of The Expiatory Temple, the oldest part of the church with a beautiful Neo-Renaissance design.
After scouring this historical treasure, you'll end the experience by climbing to the top of the tower known as the Torre de la Pasión. From its 19-story height, you'll have one of the best panoramic views of Barcelona.
- Tickets and reservations
- Private Guide
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