10 parks to enjoy spring in Barcelona

Parque de la España Industrial

From March, days are longer, and you want to enjoy the change of season and rediscover many of the corners of Barcelona. And the best way to take advantage of the spring is enjoying many of the city parks. Today, we show you ten options!

The best parks to enjoy the spring in Barcelona

1. Parc de la Ciutadella

Parc de la Ciutadella

Parc de la Ciutadella.

Very close to the beaches of Barceloneta and the Barcelona Zoo, this project was born from the Universal Exhibition of 1888 as was reflected in the Luxembourg Gardens in Paris, it is one of the historical parts of the city. Good atmosphere, gardens and even a pond with boats.

2. Parc del Guinardó

A space with history as an access point to the nearest Collserola area; The park, built in the mountains, has seen war for decades, immigration and even shanty towns; today, it has one of the most wonderful views of the city.

3. Parc del Laberint d’Horta

 

Parque del Laberinto de Horta

Horta Labyrinth

It is known as the oldest city garden and has a labyrinth designed in the late eighteenth century by Domenico Bagutti. On Wednesdays and Sundays the entrance to the romantic and neoclassical garden is free, although some areas have a fee to cover maintenance costs.

4. Turó Park

Turó Park

Turó Park. (Autor: Oh-Barcelona.com via Foter.com / CC BY)

A large pond surrounded by poplars and plane trees in what was an amusement park at the beginning of the century. Reminiscences that we can still see between its decoration, sculptures and some of the houses that today surround the park.

5. Cervantes Park

Rosaleda del Parque de Cervantes

Cervantes Park

In the exclusive neighborhood of Pedralbes, Cervantes Park has a huge and fantastic rose garden within a typical Mediterranean garden. In addition, art lovers have a large number of sculptural works to behold.

6 Montjuïc Park

Parc de Montjuic

Parc de Montjuic

A walk along the Barcelona Olympic between Museum Joan Miró, the MNAC or the archaeological center among landscaped areas away from the Plaza of Spain. A different experience to enjoy one of the less crowded areas of the city.

7. Park Güell

Park Güell

Park Güell

On the other hand, we have the Park Güell. A space with elements of life and the work of the famous Antoni Gaudí, where millions of tourists come each year, with locals enjoying the greenest areas around the square, the pavilions or the Hypostyle Hall.

8. Collserola Park

Ideal for weekends when this gigantic urban park offers hundreds of kilometers of paths through which to enjoy a day of nature with Barcelona at our feet visit. The tour of the Forat del Vent, newly expanded, is one of its most important attractions.

9. Besós Park

With the sides of the Besos river converted into a two-way path to the beach in Badalona and beyond Montcada i Reixach, the Besos shines as a point of great interest. A very special area to share with our canine companions, for example!

 

10. Parc de l’Espanya Industrial

Parque de la España Industrial

Parc de l’Espanya Industrial  (Autor: Jorge Franganillo via Foter.com / CC BY)

Finally, between Sants and Hostafrancs, Industrial Spain is inspired by the four main elements (fire, air, earth and water) to offer a park with gardens, art, spaces for kids and for our four-legged friends. What else could you ask for?

 

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