Gaudis Crypt & Colonia Guell Tour Tickets, Barcelona

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Gaudis Crypt & Colonia Guell Tour highlights

  • Know more about the industrial textile village and its people as you explore 5 diverse zones of the Colonia Guell Exhibition

  • Explore the pathways of Colonia Guell and see the preserved heritage with modernist buildings

  • Learn about the innovative and significant techniques used by Gaudi which was applied to build the Sagrada Família

  • Embark on an educational guided tour and gain significant insight into the significant treasure of Gaudi i.e. the Crypt


Gaudí's Crypt
Carrer Claudi Güell, 08690 La Colònia Güell, Barcelona, Spain

Gaudis Crypt & Colonia Guell Tour cancellation_policy

  • If cancellation are made 30 days before the date of travel then 25.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 1 days to 30 days before the date of travel then 100.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
INR 12.726
INR 19.04

Gaudis Crypt & Colonia Guell Tour overview

Activity Location: Carrer Claudi Güell, 6, 08690 La Colònia Güell, Barcelona

Activity Time: As per your requirements

Activity Duration: 1-2 hours (approx.)

About Gaudi's Crypt & Colonia Guell Tour Tickets, Barcelona:

Go to an extraordinary journey into the genius of Antoni Gaudí! Explore the hidden gem of Gaudí's Crypt and Colonia Güell, an unparalleled masterpiece nestled in the heart of Catalonia. Admire Gaudí's architecture, where every detail tells a story and every structure is a work of art. Marvel at the intricate details, the organic forms, and the mystical ambiance that make this place truly one-of-a-kind. Delve into the history of Colonia Güell, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and learn about Gaudí's groundbreaking ideas that shaped this utopian industrial village. Book your Gaudis Crypt & Colonia Guell tour and with the expert guides, and gain a deeper appreciation for his legacy.

About the Activity:

  • Step into a world of wonder and see the hidden treasures of Gaudí's Crypt and Colonia Güell! 
  • Know about the secrets of this 19th-century village, Colonia Guell, with the help of the guide, where Gaudí's creative genius comes to life. 
  • Marvel at the preserved heritage of the modernist colony, with its breathtaking buildings in traditional Catalan architecture. 
  • Stroll through the five intriguing zones, the industrial colonies, the factory, the people, the Colonia Güell, and the awe-inspiring Church of Gaudí. 
  • Be captivated by the colorful textures and designs of the unfinished church, adorned with ergonomic benches and stunning stained glass windows. 
  • Explore the world of Gaudí with an optional audio guide ticket, available in 9 different languages, and gain deep insights into his life and innovations. 
  • See the place where Gaudí experimented with his groundbreaking ideas, which later influenced the iconic Sagrada Família.
  • Book your Gaudí's Crypt & Colonia Güell Tour and enjoy a captivating journey through history, architecture, and culture.

How to Reach?

  • By Car: The activity location is 16 km from the city center, it will take 26 min via C-31 route.
  • By Bus: Take a bus to Pl. Anselm Clavé - Colònia Güell station which is 170 m away from the museum. You can reach the activity location from the bus station with a 2 minute walk.

Gaudis Crypt & Colonia Guell Tour faqs

What is Gaudi’s Crypt and Colonia Guell?

Explore a hidden wonder of Barcelona as you head to Colonia Guell and Gaudi’s Crypt with the Gaudi’s Crypt and Colonia Guell Tour. A relatively less-explored tourist attraction near the stunning city, Colonia Guell is a masterpiece created by the renowned architect Antoni Gaudi. Gaudi’s Crypt is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that brings together all of the genius’ architectural innovations within one incomplete structure. On the other hand, Colonia Guell is among the pioneering industrial villages of the 19th century. From terraced houses and spacious buildings to daily-life amenities like theatre, shops and a church in the form of Gaudi’s Crypt, explore the 20 unique structures of the quaint village located in Santa Coloma de Cervello on the outskirts of Barcelona.

Who designed Gaudi’s Crypt and Colonia’s Guell?

Conceptualised as an industrial village, Colonia’s Guell was designed by the illustrious Antoni Gaudi and built by the renowned industrialist and Gaudi’s close friend Eusebi Guell. Gaudi’s Crypt, a central feature of the innovative industrial complex, marked the high point of Antoni Gaudi’s art where all his innovations blended under one roof.

Is it necessary to book a tour in advance, or can I buy tickets on the spot?

While you can purchase tickets from walk-in counters, it is highly recommended that you book your Gaudi’s Crypt and Colonia Guell tour in advance online. Booking your tickets online ensures that you get the slots that suit your travel itinerary. Avoid missing out on the experience as tickets for the tour sell out quickly. Avoid the last-minute rush and save time on the day of your visit while also availing of great discounts and amazing deals as you book your tour in advance online.

How long does the tour of Gaudi’s Crypt and Colonia Guell typically take?

A typical tour of Gaudi’s Crypt and Colonia Guell lasts for approximately two hours, during which you get to explore the unique structures of the industrial village of Colonia Guell, the architectural nuances of Gaudi’s Crypt, and the five stunning zones of the Colonia Guell exhibition depicting Industrial Colonies, The Mill, People, Colonia Guell and Gaudi’s Church. While self-guided and guided tours of the attraction take two hours, a combined round trip from Barcelona and guided tour of the site take approximately four hours.

Are there any guidelines or rules that need to be followed while on the tour?

Yes, you need to follow certain rules while visiting Colonia Guell. Visitors have to maintain a respectful attitude towards the attraction. While visiting Gaudi’s Crypt, you are requested to respect it as a place of worship. Eating, drinking, smoking or bringing animals to the premises is strictly forbidden. Since Colonia Guell and Gaudi Crypt are in a public environment, it is expected that you remain civil and respect the town premises during the tour. Remember to keep tickets handy during the tour, and minors mandatorily require adult supervision. While clicking photographs is allowed in Colonia Guell, it's not permitted during religious services at Gaudi’s Crypt.

What are the highlights or must-see attractions at Gaudi’s Crypt and Colonia Guell?

  • Gaudi’s Crypt: The World Heritage Site brings together all of Gaudi’s architectural innovations under one roof and beautifully incorporates the ornamentation of a church with the sobriety of an industrial village.
  • Colonia Guell Exhibition: Explore the five zones of the permanent exhibition, namely Industrial Colonies, The Mill, People, Colonia Guell and Gaudi’s Church to witness the world of Colonia Guell and Antoni Gaudi’s genius through models and audiovisual displays.
  • Structures of Colonia Guell: At this pioneering purpose-built industrial village, get a chance to spot the Can Soler de la Torre, La Casa del Secretario, Casa del Metge, El Ateneu Union, La Cooperativa, El Teatro Fontova, Ca L’Espinal, Ca L’Ordal and other prominent landmarks of the village during your tour.

Are there any restrictions or guidelines for photography inside the site?

Yes, there are a few guidelines for photography inside Gaudi’s Crypt. While there are no restrictions on clicking photographs within the Colonia Guell premises, you are not allowed to photograph inside the Crypt if there is a religious service taking place. If you wish to click pictures for commercial or professional purposes, you would need to take permission from the Consorci de la Colonia Guell.

Can I purchase souvenirs or Gaudi-related merchandise at the site?

Yes, there is a store on the Colonia Guell premises where you can purchase unique souvenirs and Gaudi merchandise for yourself and special gifts for your loved ones.

Is the site wheelchair accessible? Are there any provisions for individuals with disabilities?

Yes, Colonia Guell and Gaudi Crypt are wheelchair-accessible and have dedicated provisions for individuals with disabilities. While most streets are asphalted, some areas can be sandy or steeply sloping and you might require assistance navigating them. Accessible washrooms and a lift have been provided at the Colonia Guell Exhibition, along with an on-request mobile ramp at Gaudi’s Crypt. Pre-booked guided tours in sign language are provided on the first Saturday of every month, and visitors can also touch and explore the elements of Gaudi’s Crypt as part of the experience. Although animals are not permitted, you can bring along a caregiver to help explain the signs.

Are there any audio guides or informational materials available for self-guided tours?

Yes, audio guides have been provided in nine different languages to ensure visitors have an unforgettable experience as they explore the architectural genius of Gaudi on the Gaudi’s Crypt and Colonia Guell self-guided tour. Choose from English, Catalan, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Russian, Japanese or Korean audio guides as per your preference at minimal additional charges for the best in-depth tour of the village.


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