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Poble Espanyol

Poble Espanyol (Spanish Village)

Perched on the hill of Montjuïc, Poble Espanyol, or the Spanish Village, invites visitors to experience an immersive journey through Spain’s diverse regional architecture, art, crafts, and cuisine. This open-air architectural museum, built in 1929, becomes even more enchanting during the winter months, making it an absolute must-visit during a Barcelona winter trip.

Why visit Poble Espanyol in Winter?

Winter at Poble Espanyol brings a unique charm to the recreated Spanish landscapes. The replicated buildings from various regions of Spain, each displaying a distinctive architectural style, take on an extra layer of beauty under the winter sky.

Poble Espanyol in winter offers a less crowded and more intimate experience, allowing visitors to wander leisurely through its cobblestone streets and squares. You can explore more than 100 full-scale buildings – including a monastery, a traditional Andalusian quarter, and a section of the Camino de Santiago – all while enjoying the crisp winter air.

Attractions and Christmas activities at Poble Espanyol

Home to numerous workshops, art studios, and stores, Poble Espanyol showcases Spanish craftsmanship at its best. You can watch artisans at work, creating everything from guitars to glass figurines.

During the festive season, Poble Espanyol transforms into a winter wonderland. The annual “Three Kings Fair” takes over the village with stalls selling traditional toys, sweets, and handicrafts. Children can participate in workshops, enjoy puppet shows, and even send their letters to the Three Kings.

The “Christmas in Poble” experience brings the spirit of a traditional Spanish Christmas to life, complete with a nativity scene contest, a “Tió” log, and traditional seasonal foods. A highlight is the Christmas Parade, featuring dancers, musicians, and stilt walkers.

Ticket prices and availability

Poble Espanyol Tickets Price
Adult (13+) € 11.20 Book now
Child (4-12) € 9.00 Book now
Child (0-4) Free Book now

Opening hours

The Spanish Village is open all year round according to the opening hours below. Please note that the shops close at 7 pm.

Poble Edpanyol Opening hours
Monday 10 am – 8 pm
Tuesday 10 am – midnight
Wednesday 10 am – midnight
Thursday 10 am – midnight
Friday 10 am – midnight
Saturday 10 am – midnight
Sunday 10 am – midnight

Getting to Poble Espanyol

Reaching Poble Espanyol is convenient and straightforward. The Address is: Av. Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 13, 08038 Barcelona

By Metro: The closest metro stop is Espanya, which is served by L1 (Red Line) and L3 (Green Line). From the station, Poble Espanyol is about a 20-minute uphill walk.

By Bus: Several buses, including 13, 23, and 150, stop near Poble Espanyol.

By Funicular and Bus: From the Paral·lel metro station, take the funicular up to Montjuïc Park, then switch to bus 150, which stops directly in front of Poble Espanyol.

By Hop-on Hop-off Tourist Bus: The Barcelona Bus Turístic’s red route stops at Poble Espanyol.