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Saver Combo: Gothic Quarter Walking Tour & Skip-the-Line Entry to Picasso Museum and Sagrada Familia

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Key Highlights
  • A fabulous saver combo that showcases the best of Barcelona in a day
  • Admire the priceless collection of Pablo Picasso at the Picasso Museum
  • Explore the quaint streets and alleys of the Gothic Quarter on a walking tour
  • Admire the mosaic façades of Modernista buildings in L'Eixample
  • See the neo-Gothic façade of the city's Cathedral
  • Avoid long queues and visit Antoni Gaudi’s masterpiece, the Sagrada Familia
  • Discover Barcelona’s major attractions with a knowledgeable guide in tow
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    01 Apr 18 - 01 Nov 18: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday


    5 hours

    Start time

    Picasso Museum & Gothic Quarter Walking Tour: 9am to 11:30am
    Gaudí – The Sagrada Família Tour: 3:15 to 5:45pm

    Meeting Point

    Plaça Catalunya, in front of Hotel Olivia Plaza and Deutsche Bank. Look for the orange umbrellas.

    Ending Point

    Sagrada Familia

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Discover the charms of Barcelona with a fabulous saver combo which includes a visit to the Picasso Museum, a Gothic Quarter walking tour and a priority access to the iconic Sagrada Familia! Admire the treasured collection of artworks by the 20th-century Spanish artist Pablo Picasso.

    Enjoy a morning walking tour of the streets and alleys of Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter and spend the afternoon exploring Gaudí’s unfinished basilica of the Sagrada Família. Discover the best of Barcelona in a day! Your accompanying guide will regale you with facts, interesting stories and the rich history of the places you will be visiting.


    Meet your guide at Placa Catalunya at the scheduled time. This is a two part tour which will proceed as follows:

    Picasso Museum & Gothic Quarter Walking Tour:

    The 2 hour and 30 minute tour starts at Placa Catalunya at 9am. Your first stop will be the Picasso Museum where you will spend 45 minutes. The museum will give you an insight into the development of Picasso as an artist. You can avoid long lines and explore the museum at your own pace.

    You will next be exploring the narrow streets and hidden alleys of the Gothic Quarter. See the places where Picasso used to go and some charming hidden places like the Plaça del Rei. Take in the neo-Gothic façade of the Cathedral, and hear the legend of Columbus, who is said to have been welcomed back from the New World at the Plaça del Rei, the 14th century medieval public square.

    The tour will end at around 11.30 am at Plaça Sant Jaume, just a 2 minute walk to La Rambla. You can spend time on your own and enjoy sightseeing and lunch before the next part of the tour begins.

    Gaudí – The Sagrada Família Tour:

    Return to Placa Catalunya for the second leg of the tour. You will be driven past passeig de Gràcia with its spectacular modernista monuments like la Pedrera and Casa Batlló. See the Eixample district and head for the Sagrada Família.

    Avoid long lines and gain fast track entrance to the Sagrada Familia, the iconic Roman Catholic Church in Barcelona, designed by Catalan Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí. Enjoy a guided tour and learn more about Antoni Gaudi’s most extraordinary creation. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Sagrada Familia with its opulent ceilings and stained-glass windows is an architectural gem which is a major tourist attraction.

    The radio-guides ensure that you don’t miss a thing. So you can walk alongside the guide, stop for a picture and not worry about missing on anything.

    The tour will end at the Sagrada Família at approximately 5:45pm. You can either return to Placa Catalunya or continue sightseeing on your own.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    • Gothic Quarter walking tour
    • Skip-the-line entry to Picasso Museum
    • Skip-the-line entry to Sagrada Família
    • English guides
    • Food
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Access to the towers in Sagrada Familia
  • Please note & Additional info
    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 48 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all departure details.

    Both tours start from Plaça Catalunya, in front of Deutsche Bank and Hotel Olivia Plaza. Please arrive 15 minutes before the departure time.

    This tour involves some walking.

    The morning tour will end at Plaça Sant Jaume in the Gothic Quarter. It is a 2-minute walk to La Rambla, so you can stay and wonder around or return to Plaça Catalunya. Your guide will give you all the orientations you may need.

    A special dress code is required to enter the Sagrada Familia or any other Catholic church: Shoulders, back and belly must be covered; wear shorts and skirts that come down to at least mid –thigh, no plunging necklines or see through clothing. Those who do not adhere to the dress code may not be allowed to enter. The tour operator cannot be held responsible for entry denied due to improper dress.

    Sunglasses, comfortable shoes and camera are strongly recommended to bring.

    From June to September, you must dress for warm weather and ensure you have relevant products to have proper sun protection. Meanwhile, from December to February it can be cold and the remainder of the year has mild weather, so dress appropriately keeping in mind the changing seasons.

    Voucher Information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

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