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Castell de Montjuïc (Montjuïc Castle) in Barcelona

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The 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 Funicular de Montjuïc and the Montjuïc Cable Car.


You can book your tickets for the Montjuïc cable car in advance of your trip by following the link below.

Booking Information Click here to book your tickets online for the Teleferic de Montjuic (Montjuic cable car) to visit the Castell de Montjuic.


Castell de Montjuïc in Barcelona
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.

Telefèric de Montjuïc Cable Car
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
View of Barcelona city from the Montjuïc cable car
Barcelona Cruise Port View from Montjuïc Castell
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 greeted 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 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 in Barcelona
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 nearby 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.

Map showing how to get to Castell de Montjuïc via the Funicular de Montjuïc and the Montjuïc Cable Car

Paral.lel Metro
Paral.lel Metro
Telefèric de Montjuïc Cable Car
Telefèric de Montjuïc Cable Car
Funicular de Montjuïc
Funicular de Montjuïc
Fundacio Joan Miró
Parc de Montjuïc
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Castell 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


You can book your tickets for the Montjuïc cable car in advance of your trip by following the link below.

Booking Information Click here to book your tickets online for the Teleferic de Montjuic (Montjuic cable car) to visit the Castell de Montjuic.


How to get to Castell de Montjuïc

MetroMetro: Parallel (Green Line, L3) then change for the Funicular de Montjuïc. Once you have taken the Funicular de Montjuïc you will need to take 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


Public bus

Castell: 150


Car parking

Car Park Car parking near Castell de Montjuïc close to Magic Fountain of Montjuïc


You can book your tickets for the Montjuïc cable car in advance of your trip by following the link below.


Booking Information Click here to book your tickets online for the Teleferic de Montjuic (Montjuic cable car) to visit the Castell de Montjuic.


Opening hours:

Month Day Time
01 January Monday Closed
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
25 December Monday Closed
26 December - 31 December Tuesday - Sunday 10:00 - 18:00

Website: Castell de Montjuïc

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