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Free tour

Free tour of Montjuïc (the magical mountain of Barcelona)

Duration: 3h
Languages: Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on November 14, 2022

We are a group of guides passionate about Barcelona and we want to invite all travelers, not so travelers and curious locals to get to know this wonderful city in a closer way, so that they can enjoy it to the fullest and perhaps end up falling in love, like us. When you decide to travel, don't you feel an emotion that you can't explain? An adrenaline that invades you, makes you smile and leaves you breathless? We call this almost inexplicable feeling Resfeber: that emotion of something new that is about to arrive and you don't know where it may take you.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

We invite you to discover a perfect conjunction between nature, history and architectural beauty : Montjüic Mountain.

We propose a walking tour where you will get to know some of its most notable places, while we discover its origins, its link with some of the most emblematic buildings in Barcelona, ​​the reason for its name and how it became one of the essential places in the city. Barcelona geography.

We will begin the tour in the Mossèn Costa i Llobera Gardens, where we will learn about cactus species from all over the world, while we enjoy one of the best views from the Mount, touring the mountain and observing the sea.

We will also have a space for ancient history, passing by Montjuic Castle, an old fortress from the 18th century, and the remains of the old Jewish cemetery, where we will tell you how the history of this place is intertwined with iconic spaces in the center of Barcelona. .

We will return to recent history to find the Montjuic Olympic ring, a set of facilities that were part of the space where the 1992 Olympic Games took place. We will find some of the symbols of this sporting history, which is still alive in the daily lives of its inhabitants.

We will walk through the Miramar Gardens, one of the main parks created for the Barcelona International Exhibition of 1929. Between panoramic views of the city, sculptures and fountains that hide legends, you will learn the history of the ambitious architectural project that turned a mountain almost depopulated in the small city that it is today.

We will end the tour in one of the most impressive buildings on the tour: Plaza España. In addition to the emblematic Venetian towers, built to serve as the entrance to the International Exhibition, we will visit the National Museum of Art of Catalonia, where we will say goodbye hoping to see them again soon in the city.


Some of the places we will pass through:

  • Gardens of Mossèn Costa i Llobera
  • Miramar Gardens
  • old jewish cemetery
  • Montjuic Castle
  • Greek amphitheater
  • Albéniz Palace
  • olympic ring
  • National Museum of Art of Catalonia


Important: level of difficulty when climbing the mountain (medium)

- It is not possible to take this free tour if you are a group of more than 6 people . In that case, we recommend booking a private tour.

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Av. del Paral·lel, 55, 08004 Barcelon...
    Av. del Paral·lel, 55, 08004 Barcelona, Spain
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    Metro Line 2 and 3 (Paral-lel station). I will be on Avenida Paral-lel 55, on the corner, next to the pool, in front of the Inside hotel. I will have an orange folder.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Tres Chimeneas
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Mossèn Costa i Llobera Gardens
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Miramar Gardens
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Viewpoint of the Mayor
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Montjuïc Castle
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Municipal Pools of Montjuic
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Albéniz Palace
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Olympic Stadium Lluís Companys
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Olympic Ring
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Plaça d'Espanya

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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(289 ratings)
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Professionalism
4.81
Fun
4.71
Expression
4.73
Quality
4.76
Route
4.89
Micaela 17 Jul 2024
Dublin

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Travelled in couple - Jul 2024
Hernan el mejor! Un super tour con muy buena onda, super interesante!! Hemos aprendido mucho y nos hemos divertido 🤩 Muchisimas gracias Hernan!!
Yennifer 07 Jul 2024
Tala

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Travelled alone - Jul 2024
Super recomendable, quedaras con la batería un poco baja de la caminata y pero tu retina lo agradecerá de poder ver tan hermosos paisajes y te nutriras de mucha historia.
Rea Glyn 02 Jul 2024

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Travelled alone - Jul 2024
una guía muy buena y amigable...explicó todo muy bien...él es de Colombia... Perdí el grupo poco antes del final... Soy Rea de Suiza... ¿cómo puedo contactar al guía? No puedo pagar dinero así...Por favor póngase en contacto conmigo🙏
Lara 28 Jun 2024
Buenos Aires

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
Una caminata de casi 6 km por el Montjuic, con paradas para apreciar el paisaje y las vistas a la ciudad. Muy dinámico e impecable el trato del guía. Gracias Andres por el recorrido.
CARLA 24 Jun 2024
Copiapó

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Todo super bien, el recorrido hace varias paradas de descanso, comer e ir al baño, así que apto y recomendado para quienes quieran hacer este recorrido caminando. El tour fue super entretenido, no recuerdo el nombre de la guía pero era Argentina y llevaba 5 años en Barcelona. Un 10 sus explicaciones, con micrófono y apoyaba sus explicaciones con fotografías e ilustraciones.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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