Discover Antoni Gaudí’s most hidden treasure, the Crypt which is located inside the Colonia Güell, a textile village packed with surprises and just 20 minutes outside Barcelona.
The Crypt is a church of formed twisted columns, the laboratory for the Sagrada Familia, and a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2005.
Visitors will be amazed at the Crypt, where the Catalan architect experimented with many architectural solutions before building the Sagrada Familia.
In addition to the Crypt, the Colonia Güell gives visitors the opportunity to:
- Explore its streets while admiring the some of the most important Catalan art-nouveau architecture.
- Visit the Interpretation centre which has a permanent exhibition that provides the key to understanding the village as a whole and the church in particular.
The Colonia Güell has been declared a Property of Cultural Interest and is one of the largest industrial complexes in Catalunya. Here people worked and learned skills in a new integrated urban design that was innovative for its time.
The Coloina offers visitors a wide variety of tourist services including guided tours, audio guides in different languages and dramatised tours. Other services include rest areas, car and bus parking and restaurants.
The price includes:
General admission + audio guide: admission to the Gaudi’s Crypt + interpretation centre, guide and map to the Colonia Güell + audio guide system.
General admission + audioguide + transport: admission to the Gaudi’s Crypt + interpretation centre, guide and map to the Colonia Güell + audio guide system +transport by train from Barcelona (return ticket).
Audio guide in eight different languages: Catalan, Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Russian and Japanese.
How to get to Gaudi’s Crypt and Colonia Güell (Santa Coloma de Cervelló):
- By train – Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat (FGC), from Plaça España (Barcelona) - By road – from the B-2002 between Sant Boi de Llobregat and Santa Coloma
– Lines S33, S8 and S4; stop Colonia Güell. de Cervelló. From the C-31 (in the direction of Sant Boi de Llobregat), the C-32 (exit 53) and A2 and A7 (in the direction of Sant Boi de Llobregat)