Sagrada Familia Guide

Discover all you need to know about Sagrada Familia: is it worth it? what to see, where to eat, ticket discounts, nearby hotels, directions, how long to spend + more.

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  • guests listening to a guide on the best guided tour of sagrada familia
    Ash | June 11, 2023 | 0 comments
    6 Best Sagrada Familia Tours: Epic Guided Tours & Fast Track Tickets

    Even though there are dozens, finding the best Sagrada Familia tour shouldn’t be a stressful activity. In fact, in my 11 years in Barcelona I’ve taken six different Sagrada Familia guided tours – so I’ve got an inside line which should be taken – and which to avoid. A little spoiler – the Fast Track […]

  • the nativity façade of sagrada familia from across the pond at dusk in barcelona
    Ash | June 17, 2023 | 293 comments
    La Sagrada Familia Church: The Famous Cathedral in Barcelona

    Sagrada Familia Church is a UNESCO Heritage Site, the most visited church in Europe behind the Vatican, and Spain’s biggest tourist attraction by numbers. Yup, this famous church in Barcelona just might be the most beautiful ever – and it’s not even finished yet! Let’s figure out how to visit La Sagrada Familia like it’s […]

  • the spires of barcelona's sagrada familia
    Ash | May 27, 2023 | 1 comment
    Sagrada Familia Discount Code: Are Tickets Discounts Possible?

    Looking for a Sagrada Familia discount code to save some cash on holiday? I’ve got some good news and some bad news. The bad news is the (up to) 80% Sagrada Familia discount codes or $10.00 off coupons are very likely fake. The good news? There are still tickets discounts to be had – so let’s […]

  • view of sagrada familia from afar with barcelona mountains int he background
    Ash | October 6, 2023 | 0 comments
    How to Skip the Lines at Sagrada Familia: 7 Fast Track Ticket Ideas

    With more than 15,000 paid visits a day, you could end up waiting an hour or more outside – so how to skip the lines at Sagrada Familia? If you’re looking to avoid lines at Sagrada Familia, I’ve got seven tips for you here. Let’s figure out how to get skip the line tickets to […]

  • visitors standing outside of the passion facade of sagrada familia at sunset in barcelona
    Ash | June 11, 2023 | 0 comments
    Sagrada Familia Passion Facade Guide: Unlock the Symbolism

    The Sagrada Familia Passion Facade reflects a somber and dramatic tone, emphasizing the suffering and crucifixion of Jesus Christ. That said, the symbolism that evokes such profound emotions is best discovered with a little pre-visit reading. Let’s take a deeper look at the passion facade of Sagrada Familia. La Sagrada Familia Passion Facade Info The Passion […]

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    Ash | May 2, 2023 | 0 comments
    When Will La Sagrada Familia be Finished?

    A question that lingers in the minds of many Barcelona visitors: when will La Sagrada Familia be finished? This awe-inspiring basilica in Barcelona has been under construction for well over a century – yes, that’s not a typo! Let’s dive into the best speculation on when Sagrada Familia construction will be finished. When Will the […]

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    Ash | May 27, 2023 | 0 comments
    6 Essential Tips for Visiting Sagrada Familia in 2023

    Booking tickets to this world famous attraction is automatic on holiday, but are there any tips for visiting Sagrada Familia? To make your experience go more smoothly, I’m going to break down some visiting tips here. Tips for Visiting Sagrada Familia Tip #1: Buy Your Tickets in Advance Simply put, you cannot enter the Sagrada […]

  • a statue hugging a column at the sagrada familia in barcelona spain
    Ash | January 17, 2023 | 2 comments
    Is it Worth Going Inside Sagrada Familia? A Cost & Time Review

    Is it worth going inside Sagrada Familia? This is a question that most visitors to Catalonia are sure to grapple with. Well, with over 20 million annual visitors, Sagrada Familia is easily the top attraction in Barcelona. But does the grandeur of the inside match its much-vaunted exterior? Let’s look into the particulars to see […]

  • sagrada familia towers from the nativity facade
    Ash | June 20, 2023 | 0 comments
    Which Sagrada Familia Tower is Better + Is It Worth it?

    When you visit Sagrada Familia you can pay a premium to climb one of the towers – but which Sagrada Familia tower is better? And are the towers actually worth it? Having done both of them I’m going to take you through a typical visit. Let’s figure out which Sagrada Familia tower is best. Warning […]

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    Ash | January 25, 2022 | 0 comments
    Authentic Local Restaurants Near Sagrada Familia

    Trying authentic local restaurants near Sagrada Familia is the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in Spanish culture and cuisine by trying some of its most popular dishes. If you’re visiting we highly recommend trying at least one of these historic local Catalan restaurants while in Barcelona. Here are our top suggestions for locations to sample […]

  • jesus inscription on the doors of the passion facade at sagrada familia dress code
    Ash | June 11, 2023 | 0 comments
    Sagrada Familia Dress Code Guide: How Strict is it in 2023?

    Before visiting, it’s important to be aware of the Sagrada Familia dress code to ensure a smooth – and respectful – experience. In this blog post, we’ll guide you through the appropriate attire for this awe-inspiring masterpiece! Let’s break down the dress code at La Sagrada Familia. Is There a Dress Code for La Sagrada […]

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    Ash | June 11, 2023 | 3 comments
    Sagrada Familia Mass Times: How to Visit for Worship

    It’s a symbol of architectural brilliance, but in checking Sagrada Familia mass times you can worship there as well! In this blog post, I’ll provide you with essential information about the mass times at the Sagrada Familia, allowing you to plan your visit accordingly and embrace the unique opportunity to worship here. What Are Sagrada […]

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    Ash | July 22, 2022 | 0 comments
    Tapas Restaurants Near Sagrada Familia

    Feeling a little peckish after visiting Gaudi’s masterpiece? Let’s take a look at some of the best tapas restaurants near Sagrada Familia. First of all, Barcelona is an accessible city so you’re never far from the best tapas in Barcelona, so there’s no obligation to eat in the area. That said, if you’re looking for […]

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    Ash | July 20, 2022 | 0 comments
    How to Get to Sagrada Familia from Park Guell

    Aside from Sagrada Familia, if there’s one other must see in Barcelona it’s Antoni Gaudi’s utopian vision at Park Guell. Seeing them on the same day is an efficient use of time, so let me show you how to get to Sagrada Familia from Park Guell Camp Nou in no time. The 2.3 km trip […]

  • orange and yellow light entering in through a rose stained glass window at sagrada familia church in barcelona spain
    Ash | March 21, 2023 | 0 comments
    Best Time to Visit Sagrada Familia

    I’ve been doing this for almost 10 years and the most common question I get is what is the best time to visit Sagrada Familia? The cheeky answer for this Gaudí masterpiece of course is anytime. That said, there are certain light dynamics in play that can make it better for photographs in the morning […]

  • green leaves and a lizard sculpture on the nativity facade of sagrada familia
    Ash | June 11, 2023 | 0 comments
    Sagrada Familia Nativity Facade Guide: Unlock the Symbolism

    The Nativity Façade of Sagrada Familia serves as the church’s current main entrance – for the time being. The walls recount the birth of Christ interspersed with vibrant, colourful scenes of nature. That said, the Sagrada Familia Nativity Facade should be studied before it is seen… so let’s take a look. La Sagrada Familia Nativity Facade […]

  • a group of travellers walks up to the sagrada familia in barcelona
    Ash | May 27, 2023 | 0 comments
    Where Is La Sagrada Familia Located in Barcelona?

    With over 4 million visitors a year, Gaudì’s most majestic work is one of the most visited attractions in Europe.  But where is the Sagrada Familia located in Barcelona exactly? Where is La Sagrada Familia Located? The Basilica of the Sagrada Familia is located in the heart of the beautiful Eixample district. The main entrance […]

  • interior terrace with graffiti at sant jordi hostel near sagrada familia in barcelona spain
    Ash | February 28, 2022 | 0 comments
    Hostels Near Sagrada Familia

    Are you looking for cheap accommodation to share your Barcelona holiday with other backpackers? Here is our selection of the best hostels near Sagrada Familia! Sant Jordi Hostels Sagrada Familia Area: Sagrada Familia | Address: Carrer Freser, 5 | Metro: San Pau dos de Maig | Book on Booking Undoubtedly one of the best […]