Tickets for Park Güell
Barcelona's favorite park, designed by Gaudí
- Get digital tickets for Park Güell - Antoni Gaudí's fantastical outdoor park, full of flamboyant Modernist touches for which the architect is justly famous
- Explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site at your own pace (packing picnic supplies is highly recommended)
- The views of Barcelona's highlights (including Gaudí's Sagrada Familia) from this park are absolutely spectacular
Flamboyant yet subtle, Park Güell is Gaudí’s fanciful imagination on a large scale: an entire park. Perched above Barcelona, Güell features lush gardens, quirky buildings, and all kinds of fanciful details. From the lizard at the entrance, to the famous snaking Serpent Bench the details will put a smile on your face. A visit to Park Güell is a chance to get outdoors in sunny Barcelona and enjoy some of Gaudí's finest work. That's a win-win proposition!
From the manmade walls, roads, and walkways that mimic natural forms, to the exuberant buildings and colorful tile work, Park Güell is basically a Gaudí theme park.
There's a magic mosaic lizard watching over the entrance, behind which sit two quirky gingerbread-style houses. And the deeper in you go, the kookier it gets.
Originally envisioned as a gated community for aristocrats, Count Eusebi Güell's housing project was a flop. In what we'd now call a 'pivot', Güell put Gaudí to work creating a park, and in 1926 Park Güell was opened to the public. It was an immediate hit. (If at first you don't succeed...)
From the forest of stone columns swaying like punchdrunk boxers, to the famous Serpent Bench winding along the perimeter, to the house which Gaudí himself lived in for the last twenty years of his life, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is a riot of color, and a festival of fanciful forms.
NOTE: Access to the Casa Gaudí Museum (Gaudí's former home in Park Güell), requires a separate ticket.
- Entrance to Park Güell - Monumental Zone
- Casa del Guarda in Carrer Olot - due to questions of limited space we cannot actually guarantee you'll be able to get into the building.
- Casa Gaudí Museum
- 30 October - 26 March: 08:30 - 18:15, last admission at 17:30
- 27 March - 1 May: 08:00 - 20:30, last admission at 19:30
- 2 May - 28 August: 08:00 - 21:30, last admission at 20:30
- 29 August - 29 October 29: 08:00 - 20:30, last admission at 19:30
Barcelona is quite hilly and the way to the park is no different. Make sure to wear comfortable shoes and bring a bottle of water.
- From the Vallcarca stop on line 3 (green), it’s a 15-minute walk. Take the escalator on Baixada de la Glòria, then go to the entrance on Passatge de Sant Josep de la Muntanya
- From the Lesseps stop on line 3 (green), it’s a 15-minute walk. Head towards the entrance on Passatge de Sant Josep de la Muntanya and take the escalator
We did find they closed up the and took the barriers down at 8:30 pm so anyone could go in the park for free but you were limited by day light and lots of turned up so free isn't always best