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.
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.
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.
Restoration of the gardens in Plaça de Joan Fiveller, the old parade ground, has allowed us to recover this remarkable, unique space in Parc de la Ciutadella. It was originally designed by the eminent French urban planner and landscaper Jean-Claude-Nicolas Forestier in 1916.
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.
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.
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.
Consult the maps that show some of the most important data on Barcelona’s biodiversity: the plant species that live in the parks and gardens, the trees that line the streets and the birds that nest in the city. Do you want to know which birds nest in a particular park? Visit the Bioiversity Atlas.
Parks in which to wander
Lose yourself in the city’s most emblematic parks and marvel at their magic.
Arrange a visit to Park Güell and enjoy one of Gaudí’s greatest works.
Horta’s Labyrinth Park
Step into the Horta Labyrinth Park, the oldest garden preserved by the city.
Parc de la Ciutadella
Take a boat ride or stroll among the sculptures of this quintessential Barcelona green area.
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.
Parc de Montjuïc
A giant green lung with emblematic spaces like the Olympic Ring and the Botanical Garden.
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Interactive map showing trees in the streets of Barcelona. (CAT)
Compilation of activities and information about Catalonia's parks. (CAT)
Fully-equipped picnic areas in the city and around Catalonia. (CAT)
Enjoy a brunch in the city, accompanied by electronic music.
All the activities, visits and workshops organised by the Botanical Garden. (ES)
A family travel and getaway blog with a section on Barcelona’s parks and gardens. (ES)
Virtual visits to parks and gardens Search for the ones in Barcelona! (ES)