Barcelona Parks

Protecting Barcelona precious urban plan is one of the main issues the city faces today. So to assess Barcelona’s present, we must look to how it is maintaining it’s past. Read more


Research reveals that exposure to nature is soothing and restorative, so luckily Barcelona has more green space than meets the eye. Read more

Things To Do

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

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 Read more


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


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 Read 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 Read more

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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 Read more

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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 Read more


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


Red-veined darter

Lucy Brzoska

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


A hidden jewel

Rafel Royes Lopez

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

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


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


Connecting city and sea

photo by David Adamson

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


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


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 Read more

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  • Tibidabo amusement park at night

    Photo courtesy of Tibidabo Oficial.

    Tibidabo amusement park at night

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