Barcelona Montjuic

Barcelona Montjuic hill

The 184-metre-high Montjuic Hill, located southwest of Barcelona, offers breathtaking panoramic views of the port and the old town (Ciutat Vella).
Montjuic is above all an immense green space where parks, cable car, castle, monuments and the 1992 Olympic Games' vesticles share the highest point of Barcelona.

Barcelone Montjuic
Parc de Montjuic Barcelone
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To discover on the heights of Montjuic

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Montjuic Olympic Park

The facilities of the Montjuic complex were built or refurbished for the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games. Montjuic represented a quarter of Barcelona's facilities for the occasion: the Olympic Stadium, the Sant Jordi Palace, the swimming pools, and the National Institute of Physical Education of Catalonia.

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Barcelone jeux olympique Montjuic
Cité olympique Barcelone
Barcelone Montjuic antenne
Barcelone stade olympique
Palais National Montjuic Barcelone

Palau Nacional

The National Palace of Barcelona is one of the treasures of the city that was built on the occasion of the Universal Exhibition of 1929.
It was converted into a museum in 1934 and nowadays the National Palace of Barcelona is home to the Museum of Art of Catalonia (MNAC).

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Barcelone plages

Montjuic Hill

From the Joan Miró Foundation to the Palau Nacional, from the 1992 Olympic Games complex to Montjuic Castle, from the Poble Espanyol to the Palau Sant Jordi, not forgetting the famous magic fountains and old bullring of the Plaça Espanya, the Montjuic district contains much of Barcelona's heritage.
Funicular, cable car, bus, or why not on foot, there is no lack of ways to discover Montjuic.

Barcelone Montjuic chateau

Montjuic castle

Founded in just 30 days, in 1640, what became Barcelona Castle was once a military fortress.
Nestling on the flat part of the hill top of Montjuic, the castle was built in 1694.
It was turned into a military museum after the Spanish Civil War.

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Barcelone Montjuic Poble Espanyol

Montjuic Poble Espanyol

The Poble Espanyol is a reconstruction of the most beautiful regions of the country. Architecture, decoration, atmosphere and restaurants share the animation of the Poble Espanyol to make you discover the splendours of Spain.

Fondation Joan Miro Barcelone

Joan Miro Foundation

Founded in 1975 with the aim of preserving and disseminating the works of its founder, Joan Miro, the foundation houses 150 sculptures, about 300 paintings, and thousands of drawings by the artist.

Jardin Botanique Barcelone

Botanical garden

Located between the castle and the Olympic Stadium of Barcelona, on one of the slopes of Montjuic hill, the Botanical Garden covers several hectares where a multitude of varieties of Mediterranean vegetation share the aesthetics of one of the most beautiful parks in Barcelona.

  Virtual walk in the botanical garden

jardin botanique Montjuic Barcelone
Barcelone jardin botanique
Fontaine magique de Montjuic

Fountains of Montjuic

The Magic Fountain of Montjuic, a sound and light show that brings together an impressive crowd of people every year between Plaça Espanya and the National Art Museum of Catalonia (MNAC).
The Magic Fountains of Montjuic is a free show that takes place many times during the year.

  Quick overview of the event

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Funiculaire de Montjuic Barcelone
Poble Espanyol Barcelona
Parc de Montjuic Barcelone
Parc Montjuic Barcelone
Barcelone bunker del Carmel
Barcelone jardin botanique
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Barcelone fontaine Montjuic
Chateau de Barcelone
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Montjuic hill + metro Where do you start your visit to Montjuic Barcelona ?

Barcelona metro Montjuic
Lines L1. L3. L8. - Espanya station
  • - Plaza España
  • - Old bullrings
  • - Olympic Stadium
  • - Magic Fountain
  • - Botanical garden
  • - Palau Sant Jordi
Barcelona metro Montjuic
Lines L2. L3. - Paral-lel stop + Funicular
  • - Foundation Joan Miró
  • - Montjuic park

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From 2 to 5 days, the Hola card is the best option to visit Barcelona without stress, with unlimited access to public transport. From metro to tram, bus (TMB) or Montjuic funicular, not forgetting zone 1 trains, the Hola Barcelona card also includes transport between airport and Barcelona city centre.

Montjuic Barcelone

At the foot of Barcelona's Montjuic Hill

Barcelona Plaça Espanya

Barcelona Plaza España

Located at the access point that leads to the hills of Barcelona, the Plaça Espanya (Spanish Steps) opens the doors of Montjuic to you. A huge roundabout that acts as a communication axis between several of Barcelona's main avenues and leads to the city's old bullring.

Barcelona plaza España virtual tour

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Barcelona's former bullring

Inaugurated in 2011, Barcelona's former bullring at the foot of Plaça Espanya has been converted into one of the largest shopping centres in Barcelona.

   Visita virtual de las antiguas arenas de Barcelona

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Barcelona cruise port

You have just made a stopover in Barcelona in the 4th largest cruise port in the world, and no matter where your boat is anchored, you will arrive at one of the 7 terminals located between the end of the Ramblas and Montjuic.

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Palau Guell

In "Nou de la Rambla" street, a few steps from Colon viewpoint, the Palau Guell is one of the most beautiful works of Antoni Gaudi and contains architectural treasures and ingeniousness not to be missed.

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Maritime Museum of Barcelona

Located at the foot of Port Vell in the historic Drassanes building, the Maritime Museum of Barcelona, MMB (Museu Marítim de Barcelona) protects magnificent reproductions of boats from each period of history.

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Port de Barcelone
Las Ramblas de Barcelone
Quai du Maremagnum Barcelone

Barcelona Montjuic itineraries

How to get from Montjuic to Guell Park
Go to the line 3, either to Paral-lel using the funicular or to Espanya on the Plaça Espanya side, then follow the line to the Lesseps stop.
How to get from Montjuic to the Sagrada Familia
To get to the Sagrada Familia from Barcelona's Montjuic hill, take the line 3 from the Paral-lel or Espanya stations in the direction of "Trinitat Nova" and change with the line 5 at Diagonal to the Sagrada Familia stop.
How to get to the Camp Nou stadium from the Montjuic neighbourhood
To get to Camp Nou from Montjuic, take the line 3 from the Paral-lel or Espanya stops (direction Zona Universitaria) and get off at the Palau Reial stop and follow the street "Carrer de Marti i Franquès".
How to get from Montjuic to the beaches
From Paral-lel or Espanya stations, follow the green line to Passeig de Gracia and change to line 4 to Ciutadella Vila Olimpica station, which leaves you at the Olympic Port of Barcelona.
How to get from Montjuic to the Gothic Quarter
To go from the heights of Montjuic to the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona :
- follow the line 3 from the Paral-lel or Espanya stops to the Drassanes, Liceu or Catalunya stations;
- or take the cable car to the port and join the Rambla.
How to reach Las Ramblas de Barcelona from Montjuic
To go from Montjuic to the Ramblas:
- follow the line 3 from the stops Paral-lel or Espanya to the stations Drassanes, Liceu or Catalunya ;
- or take the cable car to the port and walk a few steps to Las Ramblas. .
Access to the port from Montjuic
The easiest way to get from Montjuic to the port of Barcelona is the cable car that takes you directly to the port.
Otherwise, take the line 3 from the Paral-lel or Espanya stops and follow it to the Drassanes station.
How to get from Montjuic to Barcelona Airport
To get from Montjuic to Le Prat Airport by metro, take the line 3 from Paral-lel or Espanya to Zona Universitària and change to the line L9 South which will drop you off at one of the terminals of your choice.

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Barcelona MontjuicBarcelona's Olympic Hill

184 metres above sea level, hence the geographical location of the monuments and unmissable sites that adorn Barcelona's hillside, such as the 1992 Olympic Games' "Vestiges" or the Military Museum, offer exceptional views of the heights of the Catalan capital.

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