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Ticket to the Columbus Monument and viewing platform in Barcelona with optional wine tasting

Tickets to the Columbus Monument and its viewing platform in Barcelona for panoramic views of the city from the top. An optional wine tasting experience is also included in the tickets. The Columbus Monument was inaugurated in 1888 as a tribute to Christopher Columbus, the celebrated explorer who disembarked in the port of Barcelona after his return from America.

Columbus monument towerking 60 metres into the air.  There is a lift running through the centre of the tower that takes you to the top where you will have panoramic views of the city.
Columbus monument towerking 60 metres into the air. There is a lift running through the centre of the tower that takes you to the top where you will have panoramic views of the city.

The viewing platform is at the top the Colom Monument at a height of 60 meters. The lift within the column would take you to the viewing platform. You can have panoramic views of Barcelona city from the platform.

One of the views from the top of the Columbus Tower.
One of the views from the top of the Columbus Tower


From the viewing platform, you will also be able to see aerial views of the historic landmarks of the city. Towards the north can be seen the historic Gothic Quarter, which is the old city centre, the Santa Maria del Mar bell towers, La Merce, the Rambla, the Plaça de Catalunya and Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia.

A view of the marina area from the top of the Columbus monument
A view of the marina area from the top of the Columbus monument

Towards the east can be seen the Forum district, the Olympic Marina entrance flanked by the twin towers, Port Vell marina, and the industrial port.

From the platform, you will be able to see the Montjuic Hill, Montjuic Castle, and the Royal Shipyards at the foot of the mountain towards south.

Towards the west is the Collserola Natural Park, which is spread across an area of 8,000 hectares, the Collserola Tower, as well as the Tibidabo Amusement Park.

One of the views of Las Ramblas from the top of the Columbus monument
One of the views of the famous Las Ramblas from the top of the Columbus monument



Access to the wine tasting space, the Espai de Vins Mirador de Colom is included in the ticket as an option. You can taste one of the four varieties of cava and wine chosen from the Designation of Origin regions.

Part of the Columbus monument 360 degree viewing platform
Part of the Columbus monument 360 degree viewing platform
An English/Spanish speaking sommelier would tell you the differences between the varieties. A tapa of traditional artisan cheese would be paired with your wine or cava. For details about the specific opening hours of the Columbus Monument, you can follow the link below for more information and to make your reservation.

Please note that you will need to carry printed booking vouchers as copies of the booking on a smartphone will not be accepted.

The tickets to the Columbus Monument will be of interest to anyone who wants to see the Colom Monument with access to the viewing platform arranged in the tickets. It is recommended for panoramic views of the city from the viewing platform along with an optional wine tasting experience. Visiting the top of the tower will give you breathtaking 360 degree views of Barcelona and offer you some unique photo opportunities of the city from an interesting and unique prespective.


What You Get with this Tour:

Ticket to the Mirador de Colom.
Lift ride to the viewing platform.
Wine tasting of cava or red, white or rose wine chosen from the four Designation of Origin regions with a food pairing if option selected.
English/Spanish speaking sommelier for the wine tasting option.

Book your tickets online

Booking Information Click here to book your tickets online for the Columbus Monument and enjoy breathtaking views of Barcelona.


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