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Sagrada Familia | Visitor information at a glance

What are the Sagrada Familia visiting hours?

  • November - February: Monday to Saturday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. Sundays from 10:30 am to 6:00 pm.
  • March and October: Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm. Saturdays from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. Sundays from 10:30 am to 7:00 pm.
  • April - September: Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm. Saturdays from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. Sundays from 10:30 am to 8:00 pm.

Special opening hours: On 25 and 26 December, 1 and 6 January, opening hours will be from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.

What's the best time to visit Sagrada Familia?

The Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, more often known as simply the Sagrada Familia, is an absolute must-see for every tourist to Barcelona. Witnessing this stunning structure should be at the top of your itinerary when you visit the city. In addition to the Sagrada Familia, there is a lot to do and see, factor that before you buy your Sagrada Familia tickets.

Weekdays offer a quieter Sagrada Familia experience, perfect for exploring at your own pace, especially in the mornings. Weekends are livelier, ideal for socializing with fellow travelers. Peak season (April to September) means sunny days but larger crowds, while the low season (November to February) offers a serene visit with potentially cooler weather.

Where is Sagrada Familia located?

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Getting to Sagrada Familia in Barcelona

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By Public Transportation

  • Metro: L3 | Lesseps. When you exit the metro station, follow the signs to Park Güell.
  • Bus: 24 and V19 (entrance on Carretera del Carmel) / D40 and H6 (entrance on carrer d’Olot) / 116 Bus del Barri (entrance on carrer d’Olot).
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By Car

Getting to Sagrada Familia by car is convenient for a quick trip or if you're coming from further away, but be aware of potential traffic congestion and limited parking options. Here's how to navigate:

Driving route:

  • From Plaça Catalunya: Head northeast on Passeig de Gràcia, a major avenue.
  • Continue until you reach Carrer de Mallorca.
  • Turn right onto Carrer de Mallorca, and you'll soon spot the Sagrada Familia Basilica on your right.
  • From Park Güell: Head southeast on Ctra. del Carmel and onto Ana Mª Matute Ausejo.
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Parking Facilities

Getting to Sagrada Familia and need to park? Barcelona's car parks vary in width and manoeuvrability. If you have a large vehicle, check the height restrictions and user reviews of parking lots beforehand to find the best fit.

  • Parking Bypark Sagrada Familia
  • Parking Bypark Bond Krup
  • Parking Aparthotel Marina
  • Parking B:SM Sagrada Familia
  • Rius Parking – Sagrada Familia

Know before you go to Sagrada Familia

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  • Bag and rucksack storage is offered; however, it's not suitable for suitcases.
  • On-site restroom facilities are accessible to visitors.
  • The Sagrada Familia shop provides an array of souvenirs and merchandise for purchase.
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  • Most areas of the attraction are accessible to individuals with reduced mobility, excluding the towers.
  • While the Gaudi House Museum isn't entirely wheelchair accessible, visitors can explore its ground floor and the adjacent garden area.
  • Access for visitors with disabilities is provided via the Carrer de la Marina entrance, conveniently located near the gift shop.
  • All visitors with disabilities are required to carry a valid proof of their disability.
  • Wheelchair rentals are available at the Basilica to enhance accessibility.
  • Guide dogs are permitted inside the premises to assist visitors with visual impairments.
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La Sagrada Familia Souvenir Shop: It offers an extensive range of Gaudi-inspired merchandise, making it the premier destination in Barcelona for purchasing decorative items, dishes, sculptures, small collectables, fridge magnets, fans and miniature church replicas.

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  • Restaurant Zed - Sagrada Família: Experience delightful cuisine at Restaurant Zed, located near Sagrada Familia, offering a diverse menu to satisfy various culinary tastes.
  • Sagradas Tapas: Savor the flavours of Spain at Sagradas Tapas, a restaurant nearby, where you can indulge in traditional Spanish tapas and regional dishes.
  • Restaurante Tortuga: Restaurante Tortuga, situated in the vicinity, invites you to enjoy its Mediterranean-inspired dishes and a cosy dining atmosphere.
  • Royal Nepal: At Royal Nepal, a restaurant near Sagrada Familia, embark on a culinary journey through Nepali cuisine, known for its aromatic flavours and diverse dishes.
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  • Budget: Primavera-Hostel, 900 m away | Acta Antibes, 750 m away | Bruc & Bruc, 1.8 km away
  • Mid-range: Room Mate Carla Hotel, 1.8 km away | Sercotel Caspe, 2 km away | Hotel Eurostars Monumental, 900 m away 
  • Luxury: Radisson Blu 1882 Hotel, 450 m away | Hotel ILUNION Bel-Art, 1.3 km away | Occidental Diagonal 414, 1.6 km away 
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  • Park Güell: Designed by the renowned architect Antoni Gaudí, Park Güell is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a short distance from the Sagrada Familia.
  • Casa Batlló: Another masterpiece by Antoni Gaudí, Casa Batlló is a modernist architectural gem that showcases Gaudí's innovative design with its organic shapes, vibrant colors, and imaginative details.
  • Casa Milà (La Pedrera): This iconic building is another testament to Gaudí's genius. It's renowned for its undulating façade, unique chimneys, and rooftop terrace offering panoramic city views.
  • Hospital de Sant Pau: The Hospital de Sant Pau is a modernist architectural marvel that is designed by Lluís Domènech i Montaner. It boasts intricate mosaics, stained glass windows, and a peaceful garden.



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Frequently asked questions about visiting Sagrada Familia

What are the Sagrada Familia opening hours?

The opening hours of Sagrada Familia vary throughout the year. In general, it's open from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM from November to February, 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM in March, 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM from April to September and 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM in October. Please note that there are special hours on certain holidays.

What is the best time to visit Sagrada Familia?

The best times to visit Sagrada Familia are early in the morning or late in the afternoon to avoid the crowds. Weekdays are generally less crowded than weekends. Consider visiting during the off season for a more relaxed experience.

How much time does it take to visit the Sagrada Familia?

The time needed to visit Sagrada Familia can vary depending on your level of interest. On average, visitors spend about 1.5 to 2 hours exploring the basilica and its museum. If you plan to climb the towers or visit nearby attractions, allocate more time accordingly.

Can I enter the Sagrada Familia once I exit?

Once you exit Sagrada Familia, re-entry is not allowed with the same ticket. If you wish to return, you would need to purchase a new ticket for admission.

Where is the Sagrada Familia located?

 Sagrada Familia is located in Barcelona, Spain. Its address is C/ de Mallorca, 401, 08013 Barcelona, Spain. Find it on Map.

What is the best way to get to the Sagrada Familia?

The best way to get to Sagrada Familia is by using public transportation. You can take the Barcelona Metro , various bus lines, trains or tram services to reach the basilica conveniently.

How many entrances are there at the Sagrada Familia?

There are three entrances to the Sagrada Familia: the General Entrance, the Group Entrance and the Entrance for School Visits, each with its own location and purpose.

Is the Sagrada Familia wheelchair accessible?

Yes, the Sagrada Familia is generally wheelchair accessible, with ramps and elevators in place. However, some areas like the towers may have limited accessibility due to their architectural design.

What are some of the accessibility features in place at the Sagrada Familia?

Yes, there is a dress code to enter Sagrada Familia. Visitors are required to dress modestly, covering shoulders and knees. See-through clothing and swimwear are not allowed.

Is there a dress code to be followed at the Sagrada Familia?

There is no specific dress code, but it is recommended to wear comfortable attire and sturdy footwear for walking.

Is photography permitted inside the Sagrada Familia?

Photography for personal use is allowed inside the Sagrada Familia; however, the use of tripods and professional equipment may require special permission. Commercial and dissemination photography require advance authorisation.