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Guided tours return to Park Güell during the Immaculate Conception bank holiday and the Christmas holidays
Guided tours return to Park Güell during the Immaculate Conception bank holiday and the Christmas holidays
Park Güell will offer guided tours throughout the Immaculate Conception bank holiday period, from 3 to 11 December, and during the Christmas period, from 23 December to 8 January. Check the tour times and book your place now!
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Exhibition on climate change
Exhibition on climate change
We are hosting the travelling exhibition “Climate change: how to avoid a global collapse”, commissioned by the naturalist Joaquin Araújo and promoted by Editorial Planeta and Fundació AXA. Park Güell helps towards awareness about protecting our planet, coinciding with the International Day Against Climate Change, held every 24 October. You can visit the display until the end of the year.
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Maintenance work on the El Carmel entrance
Maintenance work on the El Carmel entrance
Please note that the entrance on C/ Carmel will be closed on Thursday 24/11/2022 from 6.00 pm to 10.00 pm. During this time, Park Güell can be accessed via any of the other entrances. The maintenance works are expected to take approximately four months, after which the original gate will be put back in its original place.
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Thanks to the return of tourists to Park Güell a new children’s play area is now possible in the neighbourhood.
Thanks to the return of tourists to Park Güell a new children’s play area is now possible in the neighbourhood.
It will be a new service and resting space for the neighbourhood’s children, a new meeting point in line with other initiatives carried out at Park Güell.
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Reinforcement of the entrance wall in C/ Olot/Marianao
Reinforcement of the entrance wall in C/ Olot/Marianao
Work gets under way to strengthen the stone wall, which has been displaced by the growth of the roots of a carob tree. This work is being financed by the return of tourists to the park. It will not affect visits.
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Improving the site's surveillance and security
Improving the site's surveillance and security
CCTV cameras, as well as remotely operated bollards, are being installed at each of the park's nine gates. The works will not affect visits.
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Conserving our heritage without affecting your visit
Conserving our heritage without affecting your visit
In Plaça de la Natura, cleaning and conservation work is being carried out on the Trencadís Bench. Work is also being carried out to restore the modernist railing that originally crowned all of the stone palm trees in the same square.
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THE CITIZEN PARK

A PARK FOR EVERYONE

The park is one of the largest green spaces in Barcelona, ​​with more than 17 hectares, next to the Sierra de Collserola.

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The park is located in the district of Gracia, between the neighborhoods of La Salud, Vallcarca-Penitents and El Coll, and borders on Carmelo.

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The park contains two large areas: the monumental area, declared as a world heritage site, which covers 12 hectares and the adjacent woodland area covering 8 more hectares.

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Beyond the architectural heritage, the park constitutes a reserve of nature, gardens and biodiversity in the center of the city.

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A park for everyone

Answers to recurring doubts

Park Güell has achieved two certifications: Global Safe Site, Safe Tourism Certified and Safe Travels. These certifications recognize that the organization fulfills all established safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. On our safety measures you will find more information on the measures taken as well as some recommendations.

Park Güell has been declared as a UNESCO World Heritage site. 

Our goal is to find a balance between tourist activities and social uses, more than anything so that local residents from the adjacent neighbourhoods are able to enjoy the park in peace.

Consequently, requests which do not relate to scientific purposes or training linked to our heritage will not be granted authorisation.

If you believe your request meets the criteria set out above, please contact us at parkguell@bsmsa.cat.

People with reduced mobility may have difficulty getting around Park Güell due to its architectural features, with flights of steps and uneven paths. There is a specific itinerary adapted to people with mobility difficulties.

Two wheelchairs are available upon request at Park Güell. If you have any kind of special requirements, please contact the Visitor Attention Service at parkguell@bsmsa.cat

The tourist coach car park has 3 available spots for people with reduced mobility.

Park Güell occupies 12 hectares, which include the monumental, forest and panoramic areas. Its regulation allows us to preserve this iconic space and improve the quality of life of local residents, while at the same time offering a better experience for the thousands of visitors of the Park, who will find a better quality experience and a more accessible setting. The income generated by this tourist management will be used to improve Park Güell and its setting.

Gaudir Més was created as a Barcelona City Council initiative with the aim of acquainting citizens with the culture and history of the city offering discounts and other advantages.To become an active member a previous registration is required. More information at Gaudir Més.

 

 

 

Yes, there is the 'Park Güell and schools' program, which offers educational centres from EU countries the chance of visiting the restricted area with a guide specialised for your age group, or unaccompanied as long as a series of requirements are met. For this reason, any interested schools should send an email to the Park Güell Commercial Department at parkguell@bsmsa.cat.

 

 

Yes, the access regulation of Park Güell guarantees free entry to Baldiri Reixac, Jesuïtes de Gràcia (Kostka), Reina Elisenda-Virolai, Montseny and Turó del Cargol schools, including the children themselves, members of their families or persons accredited by the father/mother or legal representative.

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