Barcelona parks

Our pick of peaceful parks for al fresco eating in Barcelona. more

Sep 1, 2016 10:24 AM THINGS TO DO

I’m walking up a muddied trail in Parc de Collserola with Jonathan Minchin, a Barcelona resident who usually spends his Sunday mornings working with colleagues at the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalunya’s Valldaura Self-Sufficient Lab in more

Feb 28, 2014 12:00 AM IN THE CITY

Barcelona's parks are not as verdant as in some other cities but are a good place to enjoy the warmth of spring. more

Apr 17, 2013 12:00 AM VISITING

Parc Ciutadella

Image by Tracy Gilbert

Parc de la Ciutadella

Barcelona is not a park-rich city, but this is the biggest green space in the centre of town - so what will you find there? Fiona Bowen reveals all more


Serralada de Marina Natural Park

Photo by Chris Ciolli

Barcelona for free: The Serralada de Marina Park

Our guest blogger Chris Ciolli continues her series on things to do in Barcelona for free, with a trip to this nearby park, ideal for urban-dwellers thirsting for some nature more

May 30, 2012 11:12 AM Guest blogger 1 Comments

At the Parc Cervantes

Bartek Molga

Barcelona for free: the Cervantes Park

Our new guest blogger, copywriter and translator Chris Ciolli, will be sharing some of her ideas for enjoying Barcelona for nada, res, absolutely nothing... First up, a pretty park for a picnic more

May 23, 2012 2:10 PM Guest blogger 1 Comments

Wild Barcelona: Turkey tails

Photo by Lucy Brzoska

Mushrooms are emerging, thrusting aside the leaf mulch, though some of the most colourful fruits of decay are at eye-level more

Oct 28, 2011 12:00 AM IN THE CITY

Barcelona's Parc del Laberint is a good place to get lost more

Aug 31, 2010 12:24 AM VISITING

Red-veined darter

Lucy Brzoska

September sees flashes of colour from dragonflies light up the parched park more

Aug 27, 2010 1:00 AM IN THE CITY

A hidden jewel

Rafel Royes Lopez

Untouristy and little used Parc Guinardó offers fresh air, greenery and impressive 360 degree views of the city more

Aug 17, 2010 10:18 AM LIVING 1 Comments

Head for the hills with this running route around the district of Horta-Guinardó more

Jun 16, 2010 11:00 AM LIVING

Running routes: Sarria-Sant Gervasi

Image by Sara Blaylock

Another suggestion for Barcelona runners looking for new ideas about routes in the city more

Jun 16, 2010 11:00 AM LIVING

For all you runners out there, discover another area of the city with our route around Les Corts more

May 20, 2010 12:37 PM LIVING

Running routes: Nou Barris

Image by Sara Blaylock

If you're looking for new running routes around the city, take a look at our series featuring circuits in different districts more

May 20, 2010 11:50 AM LIVING

It costs a small fee to enter, but this spectacular garden in the district of La Horta is well worth it more

Aug 28, 2009 2:27 PM VISITING

Worried about how to keep your children happy on holiday? Fear no longer with our top tips to a family-friendly holiday in Barcelona more

Mar 3, 2009 4:31 PM VISITING

Connecting city and sea

photo by David Adamson

Parc Diagonal Mar’s adventurous design is loved and loathed in equal measures in Barcelona more

Apr 1, 2007 1:24 PM LIVING

Barcelona's cactus garden on Montjuïc has undergone a major renovation, but has it re-opened yet? more

Apr 1, 2007 1:11 PM LIVING

Parc Collserola

Photo by Juliette Tayar

Overlooking Barcelona, Collserola Park offers an escape from the city with open spaces and winding trails waiting to be explored more

Jan 1, 2007 8:00 AM LIVING 2 Comments

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