There are many parks in Barcelona, and some of them very close to the top tourist attractions. They offer a perfect area to relax and breathe fresh air. You may also want to enjoy a picnic or let children have fun in the playground areas.
You can also find these parks in our Barcelona interaxctive touristic map where you will be able to find them filtering the tourist attractions.
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Why do we recommend Parc del Laberint d’Horta? This park is one of the most important of the city because it preserves Barcelona’s oldest garden. Parc del Laberint d’Horta, which is located outside the city centre, was built at the end of 18th century by the Italian engineer Domenico Bagutti. This green tourist attraction has an area of 55 hectares and was designed as a neoclassic garden but finally became a romantic park thanks to the forest which surrounds it
Why we do recommend Parc de Cervantes? This park is located in Diagonal Avenue and is a must for people who love roses – the most romantic flower from the nature. Parc de Cervantes preserves the biggest rose garden of the city with over 10.000 rose bushes and 2.000 different kinds of species. The perfect moment to visit this romantic place is between May and June because they are the months when the roses bloom (approximately 150.000 flowers). Book a
Why do we recommend Parc de Montjuïc? Montjuïc is a hill in Barcelona which is located at the foot of Mediterranean Sea. Although its origin dates back to 17th century to the construction of Montjuïc Castle, the most important development of this hill took place at the beginning of the last century, when Barcelona celebrated the 1929 International Exposition. However, at the end of the century, the hill was the protagonist again of another celebration, in this case the 1992
Why do we recommend Park Güell? One of the most important works designed by Antonio Gaudí was Park Güell, which belong to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This park is located in the upper part of the city, so you will be able to take some picture of Barcelona as the panoramic is absolutely beautiful. Modernist architecture and nature mix in a unique space. Park Güell was built between 1900 and 1914 however was officially opened to the
Why do we recommend Parc de la Ciutadella? A very interesting park in Barcelona is Parc de la Ciutadella, located in the old part of the city. This green space was built at the end of the 19th century and in 1888 the park became the site of the International Exposition. It´s design is very similar to Luxembourg Gardens in Paris. Parc de la Ciutadella is the biggest park of the city after Montjuïc. It´s 280.000 m2 (70 acres) includes