Parks and gardens

Parks for everyone

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Parks for everyone

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The Mossèn Cinto Verdaguer Gardens

Barcelona’s parks and gardens

The city’s parks and gardens turn it into place to live in and are also areas for meeting and interaction, leisure and relaxation. Check out the list of Barcelona’s parks and gardens and enjoy nature without leaving the city.

Two young people looking at the map of Laribal Gardens

Opening hours

Park timetables adapt to the hours of sunlight and vary during the year. To make the most of the natural daylight, they close each day at nightfall. 

 

Boy sitting in a park looking at a lake

The city’s green lungs

Barcelona’s green spaces act as important lungs for the city. There are different types of parks and gardens: historical, themed, urban and wooded. Discover the characteristics of each one of them.

Parc del Carmel

History

Learn about the history of the city’s parks and gardens: from the early days following the industrial revolution, through the 1888 Universal Exhibition and the 1929 International Exhibition, right up until the present day. 

Trees of local interest

Barcelona has individual trees, palms and shrubs that are priceless not just for their long age, rarity and aesthetic qualities but also for their history. Check out the Catalogue on Trees of Local Interest and discover which ones they are.

Two young people embracing

Parks of blue and green

Explore Barcelona’s sea front by going from one park to another and visit the green spaces created in the city for the Olympic Games.

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Parks in which to wander

Lose yourself in the city’s most emblematic parks and marvel at their magic.

Park Güell

Arrange a visit to Park Güell and enjoy one of Gaudí’s greatest works.

Park Güell modernist buildings

Horta’s Labyrinth Park

Step into the Horta Labyrinth Park, the oldest garden preserved by the city.

Horta Labyrinth Park

Parc de la Ciutadella

Take a boat ride or stroll among the sculptures of this quintessential Barcelona green area.

Girl sitting in the gazebo of Parc de la Ciutadella

The Laribal Gardens

Terraces, pathways and tiny squares sculpt these Montjuïc gardens.

Serra de Collserola Natural Park

A magnificent massif with more than 8,000 hectares of natural park at your feet.

Man walking through a wooded area

Parc de Montjuïc

A giant green lung with emblematic spaces like the Olympic Ring and the Botanical Garden.

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Blogoteca Parcs i jardins EN

The blog centre

Want to know what else is on the Internet? We have compiled a collection of websites and blogs to help you make the most of the city.

Street Trees

Interactive map showing trees in the streets of Barcelona. (CAT)

Sortir amb nens

Compilation of activities and information about Catalonia's parks. (CAT)

Som de pícnic

Fully-equipped picnic areas in the city and around Catalonia. (CAT)

Brunch -In The Park Barcelona

Enjoy a brunch in the city, accompanied by electronic music.

Ass. Am. Jardí botànic

All the activities, visits and workshops organised by the Botanical Garden. (ES)

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