Are you looking to find out about Sagrada Família ticket prices and how to get them? Well, you’ve come to the right place.
Here, we’ll break down how much Sagrada Familia tickets cost, who is eligible for discounts, how to skip the line, special combos including other attractions, and more!
The Sagrada Família is one of Spain’s most famous and popular attractions that you won’t want to miss out on. Getting your tickets will guarantee your entry into the basilica, and bring added benefits.
On this page, you will find a comprehensive guide to getting tickets for the Sagrada Família.
How much do Sagrada Família tickets cost?
There are a few options for buying tickets to Sagrada Família: you can purchase them directly using the QR codes situated around the basilica or you can opt to buy the tickets online or on the app, which we highly recommend.
You can go to the official Sagrada Família website where you will get an array of available ticket options and dates and times to choose from. Here are the Sagrada Família ticket prices and what they include.
1. Tickets with audioguided tour – visit the basilica at your own pace
With tickets bought online on the Sagrada Família app or website, you are guaranteed an included audioguide on the app and a set time for your visit — meaning no queues!
These tickets do not include a tower visit, but include an audio tour in 17 different languages, from English and Hungarian to Catalan and Finnish. An express audio tour lasts 25 minutes, while the full-length guide lasts 45 minutes. Once you have completed the audio tour, you have the freedom to explore the basilica on your own time.
The price of a ticket for Sagrada Família and the audioguide is €26 for an adult. Students and those under 30 years old will be able to pay a discounted rate of €24. Seniors can enjoy a further discount, with the ticket costing €21. Children under the age of 11 may enter for free, as may disabled persons and their companions. It must be noted that if there are two children under the age of 11, one adult ticket must be purchased.
2. Tickets with guided tour – gain insight into the basilica
If you’d like a more personal experience, you can instead opt to buy a ticket that includes a guided tour of the Basilica. You’ll be able to choose the time of your visit and the time of your tour. These tours last approximately 50 minutes, and are available in 6 different languages depending on the season. Language options include Catalan, English, French, Spanish, Italian and German.
After the guided tour, you’ll have the opportunity to continue discovering the basilica. Your guided tour ticket will also include the audioguide on the app should you wish to continue delving into the story of the Sagrada Família.
For Sagrada Família tickets that include a guided tour, the price is €30 for adults. Students and people under the age of 30 will pay a discounted rate of €28. A senior ticket costs €23, while children under the age of 11 will enter for free. Disabled persons can enter for free, but their companion will pay a ticket price of €4 for the services of a guided tour.
Hot tip: Check out our complete guide about the best Sagrada Familia tours
3. Tickets with access to the towers – views from the top
If you want to access the basilica towers and the incredible views from the top, you’ll have to buy a specific ticket. With these tickets, you will have the option of visiting one tower only, and you may choose to either visit the tower on the Nativity facade or the tower on the Passion facade.
You will also be able to choose what time you visit the towers. To reach the top of the towers you will be able to take a lift, but will then have to walk back down a set of stairs. The audioguide is also included in the ticket price, ensuring you don’t miss out on any valuable information.
The price of a Sagrada Família ticket that includes access to the towers is €36 for adults. Students and those under the age of 30 will pay €34 for a ticket. Children under the age of 11 will enter for free, and seniors can enjoy a discounted price of €28. Disabled persons can also enter for free, but their companions will pay €10 for a ticket.
4. Tickets with guided tour and access to the towers
For a full experience of the basilica, you can opt to purchase a ticket that includes a visit to the tower as well as a guided tour.
With these tickets, you’ll be able to enjoy an informative 50-minute guided tour in one of 6 languages and access to either the tower on the Passion facade or the tower on the Nativity facade. The app audioguide is also included in the ticket, and you will have time to explore the basilica at your own leisure after the tour.
You’ll be able to choose the time of your tour and what time you enter the tower. Keep in mind that some slots may not be available for either and you may have to adjust your timings — making booking as early as possible essential to getting the times you want!
For a guided tour and tower visit to Sagrada Família, an adult ticket will cost €40. Students and people under the age of 30 will pay €38 for a ticket. Seniors will pay €32 for a ticket, while children under the age of 11 will be able to enter for free. Disabled individuals will also be able to enter for free, while their companions will have to purchase a ticket at a cost of €14.
5. Tickets to the Gaudí House Museum with Sagrada Família entry
If you’d like to gain a more intimate view into Antoni Gaudí’s life, you can also visit the Gaudí House Museum. This museum was the former home of Gaudí, and today displays some of the furniture and other objects he designed.
Tickets to the Gaudí House Museum can be purchased using QR codes located at the entrance to the museum in Park Güell. In order to enter the museum, you will also need a ticket to Park Güell.
The cost of a ticket to the Gaudí House Museum is €5.50 for an adult. Seniors, students, and people under the age of 30 will all enjoy a discounted rate of €4.50 for a ticket. Children under the age of 11 and disabled persons and their companions will enter for free.
You can also opt to buy a ticket that includes entry to both Sagrada Família and the Gaudí House Museum. Also included in the ticket is the audioguide of the basilica. A ticket to both Sagrada Família and the Gaudí House Museum will cost €30 for an adult. Students and people under the age of 30 will pay €28, while a senior ticket will cost €23. Children under the age of 11 and disabled persons and their companions will enter for free.
Who is eligible for discounts?
For tickets to the Sagrada Família, discounts are offered to a variety of people. To begin with, students and people under the age of 30 years old are offered discounts of €2 on every ticket. People with a Carnet Jove voucher can also receive a 50% discount if they book online.
Seniors are also offered discounted rates on their ticket prices, and holders of the Targeta Rosa will receive the same rates as seniors.
People with disabilities are able to access Sagrada Família and additional services for free, while their companions will enter Sagrada Família for free but pay for discounted tickets for access to the towers and a guided tour.
Children under the age of 11 years old get free entry to all the tickets that Sagrada Família could offer, meaning they would not pay for access to any part of the church. Large and single-parent families also have the option of receiving a discount of 50% on their tickets.
It is important to bring all supporting and relevant official documents which are requested for admittance at the entrance and are necessary for confirming your discounted tickets.
Is it possible to visit the Sagrada Familia for free?
If you are on a budget and you want to save on the entrance fee to Sagrada Família, it is possible to attend one of two mass options at the basilica.
International Mass in Sagrada Família: This is definitely the best way to visit the Sagrada Família if you want the free alternatives. The public can attend mass every Sunday morning starting at 9 AM and enter through the Carrer de La Marina. Please note that the basilica is very strict when it comes to matters of dress code, and the guards have the right to decline access if they feel that your clothes do not meet their expected guidelines.
It’s advised that you arrive for the mass a little bit early, approximately half an hour before, so that you can secure a great seat where you would have the best view of the basilica and the mass. Seats may fill up quickly, and you won’t want to miss out!
Special events: There are also some occasional special masses that are held within the basilica and are by invitation only. These special events are posted on the official website on the calendar of masses, and you’ll be able to check there for available invitations.
There are also other conditions under which people may enter the Sagrada Família for free.
People who are registered as unemployed in Spain can visit Sagrada Família for free on Wednesdays between 9 AM and 12 PM, but will have to pay €4 for a guided tour or €10 to visit the towers.
People who are members of religious orders are also able to enter the Sagrada Família for free, and are able to access all additional services for free on presentation of an official card.
Children under the age of 11 and people with disabilities and their companions are able to enter for free. Companions will have to pay fees for additional services such as guided tours and tower visits, at €4 and €10 respectively.
Members of ICOM are able to enter Sagrada Família for free, as are holders of a Barcelona Press Card. However, you will still have to pay €4 for a guided tour, or €10 to visit the towers.
If you wish to obtain a free ticket, you must book your tickets 48 hours in advance of the date of your desired visit.
What is included in the Sagrada Família ticket? What will you see?
The Sagrada Família is arguably the pinnacle of architecture in Barcelona. With construction having begun in 1882, the Sagrada Família is still a work in progress but is projected to become the tallest church building in the world. The full name of the basilica is Templo Expiatorio de la Sagrada Família, meaning Expiatory Temple of the Holy Family.
While it is a Roman Catholic church, Gaudí intended it to be open to all regardless of their creed or social standing. Since the building first began, the Sagrada Família has been entirely funded through private donations. Tickets to the Sagrada Família go towards these donations — meaning your purchase contributes to the creation of this monument of history!
The Sagrada Família has become a symbol not only of religious faith, but the city of Barcelona, making it one of Spain’s foremost attractions. Each year, it attracts over 4 million visitors! The Sagrada Família is undoubtedly a must-see on a visit to the country, and a ticket will get you entry into this fascinating and unique temple that was declared a basilica in 2010 by Pope Benedict XVI.
Depending on your ticket type, you’ll be able to freely explore the interiors, see Gaudi’s tomb located in the basilica, take a lift to the top of one of the towers for incredible views, or enjoy an informative guided tour where tidbits of history will be shared with you.
Included in a basic ticket to Sagrada Família is a 25-45 minute audio tour — this will guide you through the basilica and provide valuable insight into what you are seeing. If you opt for a ticket including a guided tour, you’ll benefit from an approximately 50-minute tour by a guide who will share some of the secrets of Sagrada Família.
Alternatively, a tower ticket will get you access to the top of one of the towers on either the Passion facade or the Nativity facade. You can also combine a guided tour and tower access in one ticket.
During your time at Sagrada Família, these are some of the things you may see and learn about:
The life of Antoni Gaudí
On a visit to the Sagrada Família, you will become intimately familiar with the vision and work of Antoni Gaudí. The groundbreaking architect has become synonymous with Barcelona — his works, including on parts of the Basilica, have been inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The Sagrada Família was in fact first commissioned by a local bookseller, but after disagreements with the original architect, Gaudí came on board. He spent over 40 years working on the basilica up until his death.
In the last years of his life, Gaudí was solely committed to Sagrada Família, becoming increasingly solitary and faithful. Gaudí knew he would not live to see the completion of Sagrada Família, but his influence on the building is undeniable.
The architectural style of Sagrada Família is utterly unique — while Gaudí was a leading figure in Catalan modernism, his distinctive architectural voice defies clear classification. The Sagrada Família reflects Gaudí’s deep connection to nature and incorporates largely organic forms and shapes that create a highly textural and fluid building.
Gaudí was so famously dedicated to the build of Sagrada Família that he even slept in the workshop. He became extremely modest in his later years of life, so much so that upon the tram accident that caused his death in 1926, he was mistaken for a beggar. His legacy lives on in his dazzling creations, and his impact was offered greater acknowledgment and recognition decades after his passing.
Tragically, after his death much of Gaudí’s original models of Sagrada Família were lost in the Spanish Civil War of the 1930s. This has fortunately not prevented the continuation of the build.
Gaudí’s passion for nature is most clearly seen on the Nativity facade — one section of Sagrada Família that was completed in Gaudí’s lifetime and that forms part of the World Heritage Site. The Nativity facade depicts Jesus’ early life, and is decorated in natural motifs and symbolism.
Take your time to view the details of this breathtaking facade, and uncover flowers, dragonflies, ducks, trees, bees and squirrels, among others. Imbued in the imagery are references to the Bible, carefully considered and beautifully rendered. Gaudí intended for the Sagrada Família to be a Bible in stone, and you can see it come to life on the Nativity facade.
Gaudí did not live to see the building of the Passion facade, as construction began in 1954 and was only completed in 2018. The Passion facade depicts the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
It is designed to contrast the beauty and fluidity of the Nativity facade — the sculptures of the Passion facade are sparse, angular and intentionally frightening. These sculptures were created by the renowned sculptor Josep Maria Subirachs, and are also deeply symbolic. The third facade, the Glory facade, will depict the glory of Jesus and is yet to be completed.
Sagrada Família towers
Today, you can take a lift to the top of the towers of either the Passion facade or the Nativity facade, giving you a profound appreciation for the magnitude of Sagrada Família as well as stunning views across the city of Barcelona.
The towers are a defining element of Sagrada Família, and 18 towers are intended to be built in the final building. Twelve of the towers represent the 12 apostles, four other towers symbolize the four Evangelists, with the remaining two representing the Virgin Mary and Jesus Christ respectfully. Two of the towers of the Evangelists were completed in 2022.
The tower of the Virgin Mary was also completed in 2021 and is the second-tallest tower of the Sagrada Família, standing at 138 meters. It’s decorated with a bright start at the top, that lights up over the city at night. The tower of Jesus is expected to be 172 meters tall, making the Sagrada Família the tallest church building in the world.
It is, however, recommended that for people who are afraid of heights or claustrophobic consider giving the towers a skip. The towers are high up and the staircase to the bottom is fairly narrow.
Sagrada Família interiors
The interior of Sagrada Família is equally as breathtaking as its detailed facades. Inside, the pillars are symbolic of trees to create the impression of a forest. These pillars are a unique double-twist column designed by Gaudi specifically for Sagrada Familia.
With stained-glass windows surrounding the interior, the colors light up the basilica and are symbolic of different periods of the life of Jesus. These elements create an extraordinary, mystical and transcendant space, making Sagrada Família ideal for reflection and meditation.
Mass is frequently held in Sagrada Família, and may be a unique opportunity to experience the building in use as it was intended. Using the audioguide or on a guided tour, you will learn more about the details of the design of Sagrada Família. Afterwards you have time to explore at your own pace — and it’s recommended to spend between two to three hours immersing yourself in the basilica. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience such a sacred and grand space.
Hot tip: Read our complete guide about Sagrada Familia guided tours.
Gaudí House Museum
If you choose to include a stop at the Gaudí House Museum with your visit to Sagrada Família, you can expect to gain a more intimate view of Gaudí’s life. While the house was originally built to form part of the development of the Park Güell, Gaudí moved in in 1906 and lived there for 20 years.
He originally lived with his father and niece here until both of their deaths, and was thereafter taken care of by a community of nuns and friends. Later, he moved into the Sagrada Família while overseeing its construction.
Today, the Gaudí House Museum recreates the time Gaudí lived there, and also displays items of furniture and objects that he designed outside of his architectural pursuits. More of his drawings and artworks are also displayed on the walls.
Sagrada Família museum
Located in the Sagrada Família is a museum which exhibits some of the plans, models and sketches of the basilica. This museum will give visitors a comprehensive understanding of the history of Sagrada Família and Gaudí. While here, you can see the tomb of Gaudí, where “God’s architect” is buried within the protective walls of his masterpiece.
While the Sagrada Família was originally projected to be completed in 2026, which would equate to a hundred years since Gaudí’s death, the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted these plans. As it continues to be built, you may only be able to access certain parts of the basilica at a time. But no matter which part you see, a ticket to Sagrada Família will ensure you have a phenomenal and once-in-a-lifetime experience being a part of history.
How do you book Sagrada Família tickets in advance? How do you skip the line?
The best way to skip the line and avoid unnecessary long queues at the basilica is by paying for your tickets in advance and booking them online. Use the authorized Sagrada Família website or app, which is the official place to get these tickets.
It is ideal to book Sagrada Família tickets in advance — with millions of visitors per year, tickets can sell out quickly, especially in the high season. Pre-booked tickets also means you’ll be able to choose what time you enter Sagrada Família. You are generally able to book your tickets through the online portals of Sagrada Família up to two months ahead of your desired visit.
You could also check with reseller websites or travel agencies for discounts or any offers that might save your ticket costs. Also, check out TourScanner for any deals that will save you on costs and time. Some last-minute tickets may be available with some of our partners as well.
Can you cancel or modify your Sagrada Família tickets?
It should be noted that once you buy your Sagrada Família tickets, the tickets CANNOT be canceled or modified. When you book your tickets, you must be certain of the dates and times of your tickets as well as what type of tickets you are choosing.
If you are unable to use your Sagrada Família ticket, you may request a refund or ticket exchange 48 hours before the date of your visit with proof of the reason why you are unable to visit. This is only subject to unused tickets. It should also be noted that an exchange or refund is not always guaranteed and is subject to ticket availability.
Is the Sagrada Família ticket included in the Barcelona Pass?
Yes, a free skip-the-line ticket to the Sagrada Família is included in the Barcelona Pass! You can visit the Sagrada Família using the Barcelona Pass, as well as another of Gaudí’s famous attractions — the Park Güell.
The Barcelona Pass costs €86.50 and will get you fast-track entry into Sagrada Família, the museum inside the basilica, as well as access to the Sagrada Família app and audioguide.
The pass also includes access to hop-on hop-off bus tours and audio guides of the city, among discounts to notable museums and attractions in Barcelona.
You can also opt to purchase a Barcelona Pass that includes all of the above as well as access to one of the towers of Sagrada Família for €101.30.
What are the Sagrada Família opening hours?
The opening hours of the Sagrada Família vary depending on the seasons and are as follows:
From November to February, Sagrada Família is open daily from Monday to Saturday from 9 AM to 6 PM. On Sundays, it is open from 10:30 AM to 6 PM.
In March and October, Sagrada Família is open every day from Monday to Saturday from 9 AM to 7 PM. On Sundays, it is open from 10:30 AM to 7 PM.
From April through September, Sagrada Família is open daily from Monday to Saturday from 9 AM to 8 PM. On Sundays, it is open from 10:30 AM to 8 PM.
Exceptional dates are Dec. 25, Dec. 26, Jan. 1 and Jan. 6 when Sagrada Família is open from 9 AM to 2 PM.
If there are special events taking place within the basilica, the opening times and dates may be altered, making it even more important to book your tickets in advance!
Avoid the crowds – when is the best time to visit the Sagrada Família?
The best time to visit Sagrada Família is in the early morning or late afternoon during the week. This is when the least amount of crowds will be at the basilica.
The late afternoon and evening are also fantastic times to see the light bring the basilica to life. The setting sun shines through the stained-glass windows of the Sagrada Família, creating an almost divine sight and an excellent photo opportunity!
When considering what time of year to visit Sagrada Família, it is typically most busy in the spring and summer seasons between April and September. We recommend planning your trip for the shoulder months to still catch good weather and avoid the high tourist season.
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What should you wear to visit Sagrada Família?
Sagrada Família is an important site of worship, and it’s paramount that you dress appropriately on your visit to the basilica. If what you are wearing is deemed inappropriate, you may be barred from entering or asked to leave.
Hats are not allowed to be worn inside except for specific religious or health reasons, and visitors are also not allowed to enter barefoot. It is requested that visitors wear bottoms that reach their mid-thigh, and refrain from wearing see-through clothing. Swimwear is also not allowed.
Visitors are also not allowed to wear festive items or adornments that are religious, artistic or attention-seeking for any particular reason.
Are there any combos available including Sagrada Família tickets and other attractions?
You can find many combo tickets with the Sagrada Família! Combo tours are very useful when you need to visit multiple sites in a day, but can also be an excellent way of receiving discounts. There are some excellent combo tour options for Sagrada Família that will expand and enhance your experience of the famous basilica!
You can check out the combo tours of Sagrada Família + Park Güell, or the tours of Sagrada Família + Montserrat, which are among the most interesting ones.
Sagrada Família + Park Güell
A combo tour of the Sagrada Família and Park Güell takes you to another of Gaudí’s creations, and is an excellent add-on to your tour of Sagrada Familia. Park Güell is another UNESCO World Heritage Site, and one of Barcelona’s most popular attractions.
Gaudí was commissioned by Eusebi Güell to develop an estate, and the park was constructed in the early 1900s. Initial plans to build a number of houses were abandoned, and the plot eventually became a park that continues to be enjoyed today for its fascinating elements.
The park consists of two main areas — the forested area which spans approximately 8 hectares, and the monument area covering about 12 hectares. There is one restricted area where you can only enter at specific times with your ticket in order to prevent overcrowding.
This is where you will see iconic features such as the Dragon Stairway and salamander sculpture, covered in a mosaic style advanced by Gaudí. The stairs lead to the Hypostyle Room, which consists of 86 columns and was originally intended as a space for a marketplace.
Overlooking the stairway is the Nature Square or Greek Theatre, with its dazzling mosaic balustrade. There are also two unique buildings, which served as a porter’s lodge and a porter’s residence respectfully.
Located on the grounds of Park Güell is the Gaudí House Museum. While this was originally a model house built to form part of the estate, it was later the home of Gaudí himself. The museum today features many of the furnishings and objects he designed.
You can get combo tickets for a guided tour of both Park Güell and Sagrada Família, giving you the opportunity to learn in-depth about Gaudí’s life and significant contributions to Catalan modernism. This is a unique way of appreciating how Gaudí shaped Barcelona.
Sagrada Família + Montserrat
Journey from one place of faith to another on a combo tour of Sagrada Família and Montserrat. Montserrat is well-known as the location of a monastery that dates back hundreds of years. The Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey is a stunning monastery beneath the Montserrat mountains. It is also home to the Virgin of Montserrat statue, or Our Lady of Montserrat, a Black Madonna.
Montserrat is located just an hour outside of the city of Barcelona, and is easily accessible on a day trip. You even have the opportunity to take a cable car to the top for spectacular views of the mountain!
On a guided tour of the monastery, you can delve into its history, and visit the Holy Cave, a significant site of pilgrimage where the Virgin Mary was said to have appeared to shepherd children in the year 880.
At the monastery, you have the opportunity to see the Virgin of Montserrat. This sculpture depicts the Virgin Mary with an infant Jesus in her lap, and is a Romanesque piece that dates back to the 12th century, and is one of the Black Madonnas.
After spending time in the monastery you can roam the Montserrat museum or take a short hike along the mountain. Depending on your tour itinerary, you may even participate in a liquor tasting during the day.
Interestingly, Montserrat and Sagrada Família are not disparate. In fact, Gaudi was influenced by Montserrat in his designs of Sagrada Família. See if you can recognize the connection on your tour!
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