Montjuïc Mountain Tours
Montjuïc Mountain (from Catalan, meaning mountain of the Jews ) is located southwest of Barcelona’s old city, and gets its name from a Jewish cemetery flowing down its slopes. After hosting both the World Exhibition in 1929 and the Olympics in 1992, the neighborhood is home to numerous attractions, including a castle, Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, the Miró Museum (Fundació Miró), and the Magic Fountain.
Address: Barcelona, Spain
4 Tours and Activities to Experience Montjuïc Mountain
Get the perfect introduction to Barcelona's top sites during this half-day guided tour. Hop aboard your coach for a sightseeing excursion to the Gothic Quarter and Passeig de Gracia, admiring architect Antoni Gaudí's iconic buildings along the way. Then head to the Olympic Village of Barcelona (Vila Olimpica) and Montjuic mountain. Take a cable car ride, stop by a recreation of a Spanish village at Poble Espanyol and explore the old city center (if option selected)
Ride the funicular railway up Montjuïc for spectacular views over Barcelona during this 3-hour private tour. Translated as the ‘Mountain of the Jews’ due to its Jewish cemetery, the hill was home to the 1992 Summer Olympic Games. Visit the Olympic facilities and Montjuïc Castle, then finish with a walking tour at Plaza España, where your personal guide shares the highlights of one of Barcelona’s most impressive squares.
Price varies by group size
Price varies by group size
Combine two of Barcelona’s most popular tours and gain a comprehensive picture of the Catalonian capital with this combo package. In the morning, delve into the remarkable architecture of the Barri Gòtic (Gothic Quarter) and enjoy sweeping city vistas from the summit of Montjuic Hill while visiting the ancient Montjuic Castle. Complete the day with an afternoon tour of Antoni Gaudi’s modernist masterpieces; marvel at the architectural eccentricity of UNESCO-listed La Sagrada Familia, Casa Batlló, La Pedrera and Park Güell and hear the story behind the artist whose work is so prevalent in Barcelona.
Make the most of your time in Barcelona with a tour that takes in the best of the city and Montserrat's rocky peaks. Travel the glamorous Paseo de Gracia and spot Gaudí’s iconic buildings, then see the landmarks along the Mediterranean coast, the Olympic Village, and La Rambla. Leave the city limits for the rugged scenery of Montserrat and enjoy unobstructed views from a mountainside cogwheel railway. Visit a Royal Basilica and Benedict sanctuary then taste local liquor made by monks before returning to Barcelona.
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What's the best way to experience Montjuïc Mountain?
The best ways to experience Montjuïc Mountain are:
- Barcelona Highlights with Optional Entrance to Poble Espanyol
- Private Montjuic Mountain Tour with Visit to Olympic Park and Plaza España
- The Best of Barcelona in One Day with Optional Lunch
- Barcelona Highlights and Montserrat with Cogwheel Train Guided Day Tour
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