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Where are Barcelona's emblematic parks and gardens to visit

Theme, attraction, historical, or UNESCO heritage, in each district of Barcelona, its park. From Montjuic to Gracia, from the Ciutat Vella district to the Eixample district, designed by the city's greatest architects. There are as many parks in Barcelona as there are must-see monuments where it is good to change air while staying in Barcelona.

Between sky and sea, from the top of the Tibidabo to the Ciutadella Park, Barcelona is home to a large number of parks covering hundreds of hectares where great names such as Gaudi and Miro have left their mark. By metro, funicular, cable car, bus or tramway, Barcelona's parks are accessible at all seasons of the year to admire, enjoy and photograph the monuments and exceptional views of the four corners of the city.

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BCN Essentials pass

How to visit the essentials of Barcelona

The "Barcelona Essentials pass" offer which not only includes fast-track entry to the Sagrada Familia and its interior museum, but also ticket-free access to the monumental area of Parc Guell, as well as unlimited access for 2 to 5 days to Barcelona's public transport network (metro, tram, bus, Montjuic funicular, etc.).

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Top 10 of Barcelona's most beautiful parks and gardens not to be missed

Guell Park
The most visited park in Barcelona

Classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1994, Parc Guell, one of the masterpieces of the famous Antoni Gaudi, is a huge garden divided into several floors littered with alleys, columns and magnificent mosaics; it is also the most visited park in Barcelona.

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Ciutadella park
Hectares of green spaces in Barcelona

For a guaranteed change of scenery in the heart of Barcelona, the 17 hectares of Parc de la Ciutadella, strewn with museums, gardens, and the artificial lake of the Arc de Triomf at Barcelona Zoo, offer beautiful walks to reach the Olympic port.

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Parque del laberinto
Barcelona Horta labyrinth park

Located on the heights of Barcelona, the Labyrinth of Horta, the oldest park in Barcelona where love and mythology share the few hectares of gardens surrounding a magnificent maze of greenery, is one of the must-see parks in Barcelona.

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Barcelona's Olympic Hill

From its 184 meters of altitude, located southwest of Barcelona, the hill of Montjuic offers breathtaking panoramic views of the port, as well as the old town (Ciutat Vella). Montjuic is first and foremost a huge green area littered with Olympic remains.

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Gardens of Pedralbes
The gardens of the Palau Reial

Located at the foot of Diagonal avenue, the Pedralbes gardens form a magnificent park bordering the Royal Palace of Pedralbes, where statues and fountains accompany you in the shade of the trees.

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Botanical Garden
The Mediterranean Vegetation Park

The botanical garden of µBarcelona extends over several hectares where a multitude of plant varieties share the aesthetics of the site refer to the Mediterranean vegetation in Catalonia.

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Guinardo park
Path that leads to the Carmel bunker

The Parc del Guinardo, one of the largest green spaces in Barcelona, where historic gardens, a fortress, sculptures and fountains share the alleys that lead to the exceptional views from the Carmel bunker.

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Barcelona Joan Miró park
The Arena Park

Located at the foot of Barcelona's old bullring, the Joan Miro Park is made up of a wide variety of vegetation on different plateaus; an ideal place to take a break before setting off on the Montjuic hill.

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Barcelona's best theme parks

Barcelona zoo

Barcelona Zoo

Just a few steps from the beaches, the 315 species that populate the Barcelona Zoo will meet you in the heart of Barcelona.

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Barcelona Aquarium

The hundreds of species that share the Barcelona Aquarium take you to the depths of a world as magical as it is mysterious.


Port Aventura Park

From Polynesia, to the Wild West, without forgetting China, come and see the world in one single day at the biggest amusement park in Spain.

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Sant Just Desvern Torreblanca parc

Torreblanca parc

From the lake to the labyrinth, passing by the waterfall and the Virgin's cave, Torreblanca Park is a magnificent place located a few kilometres from Barcelona in the municipality of Sant Just Desvern, where ducks and turtles accompany you for a walk or a picnic.

  Km. 1249, N-340, 08960 Sant Just Desvern - Tram T3
Barcelona Clot parc

Barcelona Clot Park

With its ping pong tables, pétanque and basketball area, Basque pelota court, green areas and small lake, Clot Park is a large multi-purpose area. Big, small, dogs and sports enthusiasts, Parc del Clot has areas for everyone.
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Barcelona diagonal mar parc

Barcelona Diagonal Mar park

With children's playgrounds, sports, football, basketball and ping pong areas, a dog area and artificial ponds, the Diagonal Mar park is a huge green space designed as a huge garden where a whole series of paths branch out like the branches of a tree.

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Espanya Industrial park

Espanya Industrial park

Built in 1985 on the foundations of a textile factory, the architect Luis Peña Ganchegi represented water, earth and fire around the chimneys of the old factory. The Espanya Industrial Park groups together a wide variety of bird species around an artificial lake.

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Barcelona Estacio del Nord Park

Inaugurated in 1992, the Estacio del Nord park, at the foot of Barcelona's Arc de Triomf metro station, merges garden centre, trees, ceramics and cement. The Estacio del Nord Park allows you to walk from the Arc de Triomf station to the Marina station.

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barcelona oreneta park

Barcelona Oreneta Park

Ideal for children and family picnics, Barcelona's magnificent Parc de l'Oreneta offers a multitude of activities such as ponies, playgrounds for the little ones, ping pong tables, and a miniature train for walking.

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Barcelona parque de la Pegaso

Barcelona Pegaso Park

Ideal to get lost in the middle of a very dense vegetation where trees, palm trees, flowers, bridges and small paths accompany the peaceful atmosphere of the fountains of the artificial lake, the Pegaso Park is a perfect place for a family day.

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Barcelona rambla de sants garden

Rambla de Sants Garden

A very large promenade stretching from the Santa Eulalia metro station to the Plaça de Sants where sports facilities and children's attractions accompany the walk in the heart of the Sants district.

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A wide choice of subscriptions, cards and Barcelona metro fares for all kinds of stays and trips in the Catalan capital.

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By day and night, from Monday to Friday, weekend or public holiday, the metro of Barcelona adapts its hours all year round.

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From one tourist site to another, which stations, connections and colours to choose among the twelve lines of Barcelona's metro network.

Unlimited travel passes

  Pass Hola Barcelona

Unlimited travel on Barcelona's public transport network : metro, bus, tram, funicular and trains.
Airport terminal access included.

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  BCN Essentials Pass

Offer which includes unlimited public transport + your tickets for access to the Sagrada Familia and the Park Guell.

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  Transports Pass

Barcelona airport transfer + unlimited public transport + audio guide + 10% discount on several attractions.

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  Express Card 48 H

48 hours of unlimited travel on Barcelona public transport as well as impressive discounts on many attractions.

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Parks and Gardens of Barcelona Where are the most beautiful parks in Barcelona

Barcelona's theme parks, or attractions, which are scattered from the peaks to the city's beaches, offer great moments of relaxation to share with the family. Ideal for taking a break, Barcelona's parks offer entertainment, leisure, games and rest, for young and old alike.

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