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  1. Spain
  2. Catalonia
  3. Barcelona
  4. St. Mary of the Sea Cathedral

Barcelona: Santa Maria del Mar tour with Towers & Rooftop

Product ID: 243872
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Enter the magnificent Santa Maria del Mar basilica and enjoy a guided tour around this iconic monument. Marvel at a 360-degree view of Barcelona from the basilica's rooftop terrace.
About this activity
Duration 45 minutes
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Cancellation policy
This activity is non-refundable

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  • Admire one of Barcelona's most emblematic buildings
  • Gaze out on the skyline from the basilica's rooftop
  • Take a close look at the exhibited pieces of art and find out the hidden aspects of Santa Maria del Mar
Full description
Visit the Santa Maria del Mar church, or “The Cathedral of the Sea,” and its stunning rooftop terraces on the expertly guided tour. An iconic example of Catalan Gothic architecture, this visit offers an in-depth look at the medieval construction process, as well as the historical and contemporary significance of the structure. 

After an introduction to Santa Maria de Mar, ascend the staircases up to the church’s towers for a stunning view of the city. Amble the rooftop terraces for one of Barcelona’s most stunning vistas. After the nearly hour-long tour is over, you’ll have time to explore the remainder of the church at your leisure, like the gallery and crypt. Tours available in both English and Spanish.
  • Guided tour of the towers, rooftops and interior of the church
  • Self-guided visit of the crypt and the galleries

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The main entrance of the Basilica

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Santa Maria del Mar is a Cultural Asset of National Interest. Please be respectful towards the building in order not to interfere with its liturgical uses and to contribute to its preservation
• Children under 6 years can’t visit the terraces
• Changes or refunds will not be accepted, except in case of cancellation of the visit by the organization
• In case of bad weather conditions, Riosta Barcelona has the right to cancel the activity due to security reasons
• The walk of the visit may vary due to liturgical events
• Last admission to the crypt is at 4:40 PM, and the church closes at 5:00 PM
• A refund will not be contemplated in case of cancellation of the visit when more than half of it is already done
• Nor will be a refund due to the bad weather conditions produced when the activity is already started
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.1 / 5
based on 14 reviews
Review summary
Value for money

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Riosta Barcelona

Product ID: 243872