twelve things for a hassle free visit to sagrada familia 

Plan your visit

The Sagrada Familia is a large site, so planning your visit beforehand is a good idea. Use the map to find which parts of the site to see and what to learn.

Opening hours

From Monday to Saturday, Sagrada Familia opens at 9 am and on Sundays, it opens at 10.30 am. The closing time varies depending on the season.

Plan enough time

Plan to spend at least 2-3 hours at the Sagrada Familia. Explore the tower's beautiful views, most stunning interiors, and sculptures.

Beat the rush

Book your tickets in advance for the less popular time slots and consider visiting on a Monday since most museums in Barcelona are closed on Mondays.

Dress appropriately

Sagrada Familia has a strict dress code enforced by its staff. So it's important to dress modestly. Avoid shorts, tank tops, and revealing clothing.

Audio Guide

Sagrada Familia offers a free audio guide with Fast Track tickets. The 45 minutes guide covers the towers, facades, and interior and is available in 11 languages.

Sagrada at night

After 7 pm is an excellent time to see Sagrada Familia in its nighttime glory, and the Nativity facade offers a great view of Barcelona.

Bring a camera

The Sagrada Familia is a beautiful building, so remember to bring a camera to capture the amazing architecture and design.

Fast track entry

This ticket saves time by avoiding the queue at the counter and includes a world-class audio guide. It allows access to the Basilica and Museum but not the Towers.

Guided tour

Booking a guided tour with a Gaudi expert is a great way to learn about the cathedral's history. The tour lasts 90 minutes and does not include access to the Towers.

Tower access

This ticket gets access to the Sagrada Basilica and goes up one of the Tower. You will explore everything independently, including access to the Museum Sagrada Familia.