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.
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.
Scientific and urban development project that will turn the Parc de la Ciutadella and its surroundings into a leading European hub for knowledge, dissemination, research and innovation.
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.
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
Horta’s Labyrinth Park
Parc de la Ciutadella
The Laribal Gardens
Serra de Collserola Natural Park
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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
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)
Quim, Elena and Éric’s travels
A family travel and getaway blog with a section on Barcelona’s parks and gardens. (ES)
VIVIR LOS PARQUES
Virtual visits to parks and gardens Search for the ones in Barcelona! (ES)