Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar – Self Guided Tour
Description and useful information
Called the “Catedral del Mar” (Cathedral of the Sea) by Barcelonians, this 14th century Gothic church finds itself in the heart of the Ribera district. It was constructed by the citizens of the area as a protest again the monarchy that was in the process of building the Santa Croce and Santa Eulalia Cathedral. The construction of this famous church inspired the writing of a famous novel and TV show.
- Monday to Saturday from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm (last entrance at 4:30 pm)
- Sunday from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm (last entrance at 4:30 pm)
- Entrance to the Cathedral
- Access to the crypt
- Access to the tribune
- Visit to the terrace
- Guided visit
The attraction does not give refunds however changes are permitted if made 48 hours before your visit. Changes are not automatic and dependent on the ticket availability of the attraction at the time of the request.
Frequently asked questions
When will I receive my tickets?
They’ll arrive at the email address specified anywhere from a few seconds to a couple of minutes after purchase. Remember to check your spam box.
Can I show my tickets on my phone?
Yes, you will not have to print anything.
Once I've purchased the tickets can I make any changes or get a refund?
It’s possible to change your visit date up until 48 hours before your ticket. There are no refunds permitted.
Do you I have to show up at the date and time indicated on my ticket?
Can I visit the Cathedral for free?
Outside traditional visiting hours it’s possible to visit for free, but you won’t be able to visit the crypt or the tribune.
Metro: L4 Jaume I