Castell de Montjuïc (Castle of Montjuic) is a historical building that was built as a military camp in 1640. The structure was constructed at the top of Montjuïc hill. Castell de Montjuïc can be reached by the Funicualr de Montjuïc and the Montjuïc Cable Car.
|Castell de Montjuïc|
You will enjoy the journey up the mountain as you take in unobstructed panoramic views of Barcelona city. First you will need to ride the Funicular de Montjuïc from Paral.lel metro. The funicular will then stop at Avenida Miramar. Then from there you will ride the Telefèric de Montjuïc cable car taking you up Montjuïc mountain and dropping you at Castell de Montjuïc.
|View from the Telefèric de Montjuïc cable car|
The Montjuïc cable car ride offers you stunning views of the entire city of Barcelona. With a 10 minute ride you can sit back relax and just admire the beautiful view of Barcelona city and the mediterranean sea.
|View of Barcelona city from the Montjuïc cable car|
|Barcelona cruise port view from Montjuïc|
But that's just the beginning of your journey to Castell de Montjuïc. Once you get on Montjuïc Castle you will be greated by the lush gardens surrounding the castle. This would be a pleasant place to walk around plus you have the view of Barcelona city. During summer there are is an outdoor cinema called Sala Montjuïc which plays films on the wall of the castle. You can take a picknick and enjoy a cultural film with family and friends.
|Plants surrounding Castell de Montjuïc|
After exploring the castle grounds you can then choose to ride the cable car going down. Another option would be to take a 20 minute walk down the mountain. You can then visit other attractions near by like the Fundacio Joan Miró on Avenida Miramar.
Map showing how to get to Castell de Montjuïc via the Funicular de Montjuïc and the Montjuïc Cable Car.
Parc de Montjuïc
Carretera de Montjuïc, 66
Below you will find the address, contact telephone, metro stops, opening hours, entrance fee and official website of Castell de Montjuïc.
Castell de Montjuïc
Carretera de Montjuïc, 66
08038 Barcelona, España.
Tel: +34 93 256 4440
How to get to Castell de Montjuïc
Metro: Parallel (Green Line, L3) then change for the Funicular de Montjuïc. Once you have taken the Funicular de Montjuïc you will need to the Montjuïc Cable car up to Castell de Montjuïc.
Hop on hop off sightseeing tourist bus stop
Nearest stop for Castell de Montjuïc is "Fundació Joan Miró" with the "hop on hop off" sightseeing bus
You can book your tickets for the Montjuïc cable car in advance of your trip by following the link below.
|02 January - 28 February||Monday - Sunday||10:00 - 18:00|
|01 March - 31 October||Monday - Sunday||10:00 - 20:00|
|01 November - 24 December||Monday - Sunday||10:00 - 18:00|
|26 December - 31 December||Tuesday - Sunday||10:00 - 18:00|
Website: Castell de Montjuïc