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Skip the Line: Audio guide visit Gaudí Crypt and Colònia Güell Ticket

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Santa Coloma de Cervello, Spain
Skip the Line: Audio guide visit Gaudí Crypt and Colònia Güell Ticket

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Overview

Already visited La Sagrada Familia and Park Güell? Discover more of Gaudi’s modernist masterpieces with a visit to Colònia Güell, a 19th-century industrial village designed by Spain’s leading modernist architects. Admire the striking buildings and learn more about the historic site on a self-guided audio tour, then marvel at the UNESCO-listed Gaudi Crypt, where Gaudi trialed ideas for La Sagrada Familia.
  • Entrance ticket to Colònia Güell and its Gaudi Crypt, just outside Barcelona
  • Admire the 19th-century estate with its houses, school and administrative buildings
  • Explore the UNESCO-listed Gaudi Crypt, where Antoni Gaudi trialed architectural ideas for the Sagrada Familia
  • Ogle the spiraling columns, mosaics and flowing arches
  • Visit the exhibition that details the workers' lives and the ideals behind the village
  • Choice of several departure times
  • Self-guided tour offers greater flexibility
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Audio guide: spanish, catalan, english, italian, french, german,russian,japanese,koreand and chinese
Map of town of Colonia Güell
Gratuities
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Children's audio guide
Food and drinks
Make your own way to the Colonia Guell information and visitor center to pick up your audio guide, then set out to explore the highlights of Colonia Güell and the Gaudi Crypt independently.

Stroll around the 19th-century village as you hear how it was purpose-built by Eusebi Güell to accommodate workers at his nearby textile mill. Learn how Güell commissioned modernist architects to build the estate and admire the magnificent architecture, which fuses Catalan folk architecture with modernist elements such as turrets and trencadís mosaic tiling. See the historic mill, the school, the Co-operative headquarters and the terraced worker’s houses and gardens, and take a peek at the beautiful Ca L’Espinal, the masterpiece of Joan Rubió.

After exploring the village, make your way to the star attraction – the spectacular Gaudi Crypt. Hear how the church was designed by Antoni Gaudi back in 1882 and learn how it was used by the visionary architect to trial ideas for his magnum opus – the awe-inspiring La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona. Snap photos of the UNESCO-listed wonder from outside, then head inside to admire the exquisite arches, spiraling columns and two naves — built on different levels to fit the surrounding hillside.
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Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt
Choose your preferred tour time when booking, then make your own way to the Colònia Güell information and visitor center to pick up your audio guide and keepsake guidebook. Set out to discover the highlights of Colonia Güell and Gaudi's Crypt at your own pace, exploring the area's terraced houses, school, historic factory, shops, gardens, and co-operative buildings. Wander through the 19th-century village as you listen to how modernist architects were commissioned by Eusebi Güell to house the workers from his nearby textile factory. Admire the Catalan folk architecture fused with modernist elements like turrets and trencadis mosaic tiling.  After your time in the village, make your way to the main attraction: Gaudi's Crypt, declared World Heritage site by UNESCO in 2005. Hear how Antoni Gaudi designed the church in 1882, and learn how the designer used it to test ideas for his main life work: The Sagrada Familia in Barcelona. Marvel at the architecture outside, then step inside to wonder at the soaring arches, spiraling columns, and two naves; built on different levels to blend into the surrounding hillside. The audio tour concludes after two hours; you are free to spend as much time in the area as you like.
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please wear comfortable shoes, and formal clothes
  • Infant admission excludes audio guide
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • OPERATED BY Cripta Gaudi - Colonia Guell
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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JeffreyWOB
, Jan. 2020
Straightforward service at Info Counter and then left to guide oneself with map provided and audio guide. Enjoyable low key ramble. The crypt has a magnificent ambience.
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It is a self guided tour which was...
Vandana A
, Jul. 2017
It is a self guided tour which was good however in the detail description need to specify that this tour is outside of the Barcelona city limits which means you need to take Barcelona train not Barcelona metro.
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