Friday, July 1, 2011

BARCELONA: MONTJUÏC VIEWPOINTS

Montjuïc is not only a large park in Barcelona, but also a perfect place to enjoy fantastic views of Barcelona and the Mediterranean sea. In my opinion, you will find the best views of Barcelona from Montjuïc from the next places:
  • Alcaide Viewpoint
  • Montjuïc Castle
  • Miramar Viewpoint
  • National Palace of Catalonia

Next I would like to show you some pictures of these nice views from Montjuïc. I hope you will like them.

Views from Alcaide viewpoint


Barcelona from Alcaide viewpoint in MontjuïcFrom the Alcaide viewpoint in Montjuïc you can get a fantastic overview of Barcelona seafront with El Port Vell, El Moll de la Fusta, Maremagnum, Columbus Column and the twin towers


Twin Towers in Barcelona from the Alcaide viewpoint in MontjuïcAnother view of the Twin Towers in Barcelona seafront from the Alcaide viewpoint in Montjuïc


Barcelona from Alcaide viewpoint in MontjuïcAnother picture of Barcelona seafront from Montjuïc



Barcelona from Alcaide viewpoint in MontjuïcFrom Montjuïc you can also see La Sagrada Familia, the cathedral, the Agbar Tower and, even, the snow-capped mountains of El Montseny

Views from Montjuïc Castle


Barcelona from Montjuïc CastleThe Montjuïc Castle also offers nice views of the Barcelona seafront


Montjuïc Castle in BarcelonaLovely view of the Mediterranean sea from the Montjuïc Castle in Barcelona


Tibidabo Hill in Barcelona from MontjuïcFrom Montjuïc I could also enjoy this view of Tibidabo Hill

Views from Miramar Viewpoint


Barcelona from Miramar viewpoint in MontjuïcFrom Miramar viewpoint you can also get a nice view of Columbus Column (another viewpoint) and the Twin Towers in the Olympic Village

Views from the National Palace of Catalonia


Barcelona from the National Palace of Catalonia in MontjuïcNice view of Barcelona, with La Sagrada Familia as a referent, from the viewpoint in front of the National Palace of Catalonia in Montjuïc


Barcelona from the National Palace of Catalonia in MontjuïcSpectacular view of El Tibidabo, La Plaça d'Espanya, the Venetian Towers and Maria Cristina avenue from Montjuïc


Magic Fountain from Montjuïc in BarcelonaFinally, an impressive view of a Magic Fountain performance with El Tibidabo in the background


I also would like to give you some useful information concerning this viewpoints, especially about how to arrive:


Montjuïc Castle Useful Information


  • Address: Ctra. de Montjuïc, 66
  • Phone: 932 564 445
  • How to get there: Bus 193. Telefèric Montjuïc, stop Castell.
  • Web site: www.bcn.cat/castelldemontjuic

- Opening time:
  • From 1st October to 31st March: Monday to Sunday from 9am to 7pm.
  • From 1st April to 30th September: Monday to Sunday from 9am to 9pm.
The Alcaide viewpoint is located next to Montjuïc Castle.Miramar viewpoint Useful Information
  • Address: Carlos Ibañez Square, 3
  • How to get there: Bus 50,193. Metro L2 and L3, stop Paral·lel + Funicular de Montjuïc.

National Palace and Montjuïc Magic Fountain Useful Information

- How to arrive:
  • Metro L1 i L3, Plaça Espanya Stop
  • Bus 9, 13, 27, 30, 37, 50, 55, 56, 57, 65, 79, 109, 157 and 165
  • FGC parada Plaça Espanya
  • Barcelona Bus Turístic, CaixaForum-Pavelló Mies van der Rohe Stop
- Web: www.bcn.es/fonts


Besides I would also recommend the following beautiful places in Montjuïc:



Finally, clicking on the next link you will find more links to other beautiful places in Barcelona.

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