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Admission times

To allow you an experience full of atmosphere, the admission is limited for visitors per 30 minutes. Please show up at the admission time shown on your ticket and pass the entrance within the half hour mentioned on your ticket. Example: if you have bought a ticket for 6 pm, you can show up for admission between 6 pm and 6.30 pm.

The evening box office on site closes at 9.30 pm. The last admission to Els Llums de Sant Pau and to the trail is at 10.00 pm. We kindly ask for your understanding that the security service will point out to the visitors still on the trail from 9.45 pm onwards that Els Llums de Sant Pau will close at 11.00 pm.


Unfortunately, bicycles are not allowed on the site of Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau for safety reasons. Please note that within the site there are no possibilities to park bikes. Bikes can of course be parked outside the site.

Day and annual tickets of Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau

Since Els Llums de Sant Pau is a special event at Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau, day and annual tickets of the Hospital Sant Pau are unfortunately not valid.

Please note that Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau closes already at 5 pm because of the event during the period from 22 November 2021 to 09 January 2022. After that time, admission with day and annual tickets is no longer possible.

Reduced price tickets

The following groups can enjoy reduced price tickets: 2 adults and 2 minors (family pack), people with functional diversity, students, over 65s and under 18s.


We ask for your understanding that dogs (including on a leash) and other animals are not admitted to the site of Els Llums de Sant Pau. This does not, of course, apply to officially registered assistance dogs (guide dogs for the blind, etc).

Food and beverages

During the tour you will find a selection of Christmas specialities with delicious food and drinks. The gastronomic offer includes both sweet and savoury dishes.

Lost and found

If you have lost something during your visit to Els Llums de Sant Pau, we kindly ask you to send us an email describing the lost item.

Opening hours

Els Llums de Sant Pau is open for you from 22 November 2021 to 16 January 2022 from 6 pm to 11.00 pm. During the following days Els Llums de Sant Pau is closed: 24, 31 December 2021 and 5 January 2022.


Els Llums de Sant Pau is a perfect destination for an excursion for family and kids also because of the attractive complementary offering. Little guests will be fascinated by a nostalgic children’s merry-go-round whilst parents can enjoy a hot mulled wine. It costs 1€.

Parking spaces / Public transportation

We recommend that you travel to Els Llums de Sant Pau by public transportation since only a limited number of parking spaces is available around Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau. Please note that the Els Llums de Sant Pau ticket does not include public transportation.


You are cordially invited to take pictures of our installations and you are also allowed to take a tripod with you. We are pleased if you share the special atmosphere of Els Llums de Sant Pau and your impressions with us on Instagram and / or Facebook under #elsllumsdesantpau.


All trails are suitable for prams.

Public security and COVID-19 Hygiene Concept

With an increased security and steward staff as well as a professional admission organisation, we take the security requirements which have been tightened over the past years into due account on the basis of current standards as well as the hygiene and distancing recommendations (more information). In the interests of a quick admission, we kindly ask you not to take along large bags.

Ticket information / Ticket return

Children up to and including 2 years have free access to Els Llums de Sant Pau. The children receive, however, a free-of-charge ticket so that the precise number of visitors can be checked. In our online ticket shop you also have the possibility to buy print@home-tickets. This means that you can buy tickets online until shortly before the event and take them along with you as a PDF on your mobile phone or as a printout. Tickets may also be purchased at the evening box office.

According to the catalan law 11/2009 of July, on administrative regulation of public shows and recreational activities, organizers are entitled to return to the users or spectators the amount they have paid in case the show or the activity is suspended or modified in an essential way, and to attend to the complaints for this reason that are appropriate, according to the applicable legislation, except in the cases in which it has been announced to each one of the users or spectators, expressly and clearly, that the organizers or owners reserve the right to modify the programming, or in cases where the suspension or modification occurs after the show or activity has begun and is due to fortuitous causes or force majeure.

Ticket Offices

Tickets are available in our online shop, all other well-known ticketing outlets and


The trail (non-guided) is available as a defined route and is approximately 1 kilometre long. Depending on the duration of stay and breaks, it takes between around 45 minutes and an hour. You can of course make breaks on your way, admire the fascinating lights extensively, take photos of this unforgettable evening or taste Christmas delicacies in the festively decorated inner courtyard. Toilets are of course available on the site.

Visitors with Disabilities

Disability accreditation card holders and their companion will receive a discount on the entrance fee. The disability accreditation card must be presented as proof of disability at the entrance area.


The visit to Els llums de Sant Pau will not be cancelled and, therefore, ticket prices will not be refunded in the event of rain, wind, fog or any other adverse weather conditions.

In the event of adverse weather conditions that prevent visitors from visiting the facilities with a guaranteed minimum level of safety, tickets will be cancelled by time slot. The organization will study the viability of the exhibition by sessions. In this case, the affected tickets will be returned directly to the cards with which they were purchased. 

Els Llums de Sant Pau is an outdoor event. Please think of weatherproof clothing and solid footwear.