Have you ever visited the Castle of Montjuic?

Have you ever visited the Castle of Montjuic?

Castle of Montjuic

Castle of Montjuic

The castle was built in the 18th century not to defend Barcelona, but to watch it. Maybe that´s why the Castle of Montjuic is a magnificent place to see the city, specially the port and La Rambla. In the 19th century the castle was used as a prison, and for several decades of the 20th century it was sadly a place of execution. Nowadays the castle is a Military Museum. During July and August its gardens host the Open Air Film Festival Sala Montjuïc, a classical event of the city where the best independent films are shown.


Carretera de Montjuïc, 66. 08038 Barcelona

Tel: 932 564 445


There are several ways to get there:

 1) By bus: line 150 Plaça Espanya  – Castell de Montjuïc (every 10-15 minutes)

 2) By underground: L2 or L3 Paral lel + Funicular de Montjuïc + Montjuïc cable car (from the output of the funicular) or 10 minutes walk

Funicular Montjuic

Funicular Montjuic

 3) Tourist Bus: Red Route, stops Telefèric de Montjuïc or Miramar – Jardins Costa i Llobera + Cable car or 10 minutes walk



1st October – 31st March: Mon-Sat 9.00-19.00

1st April – 30 September: Mon-Sat 9.00-21.00

The parade ground closes 30 minutes before

The Urban Suites are situated within walking distance from Spain Square, where you could take the bus to the Castle of Montjuic.

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