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Park Güell

Park Güell

Nestled in the upper part of Barcelona, Park Güell is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and one of the most beautiful icons of the city. Designed by the renowned architect Antoni Gaudí, the park is a splendid showcase of his imaginative artistry and creative genius. During winter, the park takes on a special charm, with fewer crowds and picturesque views that are nothing short of breathtaking.

Why visit Park Güell in winter?

Winter is an excellent time to visit Park Güell for several reasons. The crisp winter air enhances the park’s verdant beauty, the views over Barcelona are stunning, and the lower number of tourists means you can take your time exploring without feeling rushed.

Additionally, the park’s architecture, covered in intricate tile work and mosaics, has a particular sparkle under the soft winter sunlight. Whether you’re a fan of Gaudí’s work, a nature lover, or a photographer seeking perfect shots, Park Güell in winter will not disappoint.

Attractions and Christmas activities at Park Güell

Park Güell is divided into two areas: the Monumental Zone, where most of Gaudí’s works are situated, and the Free Zone, open to the public without an entrance fee.

The Monumental Zone is home to iconic sights like the Dragon Stairway, the Hypostyle Room, and the Greek Theatre. The Free Zone offers beautiful gardens, pathways, and viaducts, as well as stunning views from the Turó de les Tres Creus.

During the Christmas season, Park Güell often hosts special activities such as carol concerts and nativity scene displays, adding to the festive ambiance.

Ticket prices and availability

Park Güell Tickets Price
Adult (13-64) € 13.50 Book now
Child (7-12) € 9,33 Book now
Child (0-6) Free Book now
Senior (65+) € 9.33 Book now

Opening hours

Park Güell Opening hours
Monday 9.30 am – 8.30 pm
Tuesday 9.30 am – 8.30 pm
Wednesday 9.30 am – 8.30 pm
Thursday 9.30 am – 8.30 pm
Friday 9.30 am – 8.30 pm
Saturday 9.30 am – 8.30 pm
Sunday 9.30 am – 8.30 pm

Getting to Park Güell

Park Güell is located on Carmel Hill, and while it’s a bit of a climb, it’s well worth the effort.

By Bus: The 24 and 92 buses have stops near the park. The Bus Güell, included with a Park Güell ticket, goes from Alfons X metro station to the park.

By Metro: The nearest metro stations are Lesseps and Vallcarca (Green Line L3). From either station, it’s a 15-20 minute uphill walk to the park.

By Taxi: A taxi ride can be a convenient option, especially if you’re traveling with kids or have limited mobility.