Park Güell Tickets & Tours

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Park Guell | Antoni Gaudí's mosaic-covered public park.

Park Guell is an extremely important UNESCO World Heritage Site. It holds profound cultural,  historical, artistic, and architectural value. Gaudi’s Park Guell has played a pivotal role in shaping architectural and building techniques at the turn of the 19th century in Barcelona. As an emblematic destination, Park Güell continues to captivate the hearts of thousands of visitors each year. Read more and visit this magnificent attraction for an unforgettable experience.

Why visit Park Guell in Barcelona?

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Things to know before booking your tickets to Park Guell 

  • Due to high demand, it's recommended to book your tickets online in advance.
  • Consider opting for a guided tour to gain deeper insights.
  • Familiarize yourself with the park's layout and key landmarks, such as the iconic Lizard Fountain and the Hypostyle Room
  • Be aware of the weather forecast, as Park Güell's outdoor setting may be influenced by weather conditions.
  • Consider purchasing a ticket with an audio guide included to enhance your understanding of the park's history and architecture.
  • Consider opting for a ticket that includes transportation. 
  • Purchase combo tickets to visit some of Antoni Gaudi’s other famous attractions such as Sagrada Familia along with Park Guell. 
  • Children aged 6 and below can enter for free. Children aged 7 to 12, as well as adults over 65, enjoy reduced prices.
  • People with disabilities can enter for free, while the companion can benefit from the reduced price of admission.

Which Park Guell ticket is best for you?

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If you are short on time

Go for: Skip-the-line tickets
Duration: Flexible
Guide: Guided Tour

  • Bypass the extended on-site ticket queues by opting for skip-the-line tickets at Park Güell
  • It includes entrance and a guided visit to Park Güell
  • You will be accompanied by an English, German, Spanish, or French-speaking guide

Recommended Tours:

Skip-the-Line Guided Tour of Park Güell
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If you are a history buff

Go For: Combo Tours
Duration: 3 hr. 30 min. - 4 hr. 30 min.
Guide: Guided Tour

  • Get access to Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia in Barcelona with combo tickets to Park Guell
  • You will be accompanied by a tour guide (English, French, Spanish and bilingual options available)
  • Gain insider insights into the renowned artist Antoni Gaudí and his two most celebrated attractions.

Recommended Tours:

Best of Barcelona: Guided Tour of Park Güell and Sagrada Familia

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If you are a solo traveller

Go For: Fast-track timed entry tickets
Duration: Flexible
Guide: Audio Guide

  • You can choose the time of your visit and enter the park within thirty minutes of the chosen time of your booking.
  • You can explore at your own pace.
  • You will get direct access to key attractions, including the Hypostyle Room, Guard Museum and many more.

Recommended Tours:
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Sights covered on Park Guell tour

Park Guell is a magical wonderland created by Gaudi. Here are the main highlights you will see inside Park Guell.

Park Guell Serpentine Bench

The Serpentine Bench

It is a renowned mosaic-tiled seating structure that winds along the terrace of Park Güell. Designed using Gaudí's innovative Trencandís technique, the bench showcases a serpentine form adorned with a spectrum of vibrant tones. Crafted from discarded tiles sourced from a nearby factory, this distinctive feature invites visitors to rest and appreciate the park's beauty.

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The Greek Theatre or Nature Square

Nature Square, once the planned Greek Theatre at Park Güell's center, now offers a scenic esplanade with panoramic views. Renamed Plaça de la Natura, it features an artificial square, partly carved into rock, resting on the Hypostyle Hall. Bordered by a trencadís-covered bank and a retaining wall with palm tree-inspired capitals, it's a picturesque spot for photos and relaxation.

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Porter's Lodge Pavilions

Flanking the main entrance of Park Güell on Carrer d'Olot are two pavilions known as Porter's Lodge. The left one once served as a concierge's office with a waiting room and phone booth, while the right, named Casa del Guarda, was the porter's house. Today, Casa del Guarda is part of the MUHBA (Barcelona History Museum).

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The Hypostyle Hall

This grand hall with unique Doric columns showcases Gaudí's architectural brilliance. This remarkable space features 86 fluted columns, and where columns are absent, the design simulates three naves akin to a grand temple. The room's benches provide excellent vantage points for views of the entrance pavilion and the iconic dragon fountain.

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The Laundry Room Portico

On the east side of Plaça del Teatre Grec, the Laundry Room Portico boasts an original iron gate leading to Casa Larrard's former gardens. Set above the house, it winds through a pine grove with a portico resembling a wave on inclined columns—a prime example of Gaudí's cherished organic architecture. The same essence is mirrored in the spiral ramp, guiding descent towards the house.

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The Roadways Pathways, and Viaducts

Designed by Antonio Gaudí, three five-meter-wide viaducts lead to the hill of the Three Crosses. A ten-meter-wide transversal road connects Carmel Road to the Sant Josep de la Muntanya exit. Gaudí also crafted three-meter-wide pedestrian paths featuring stairs and slopes, providing direct access to various plots.

Walk of the Palm Trees in Park Guell

Walk of the Palm Trees

Explore the Walk of the Palm Trees, Park Güell's broadest boulevard. This transversal street, spanning 10 meters in width, links Carmel Road to the Sant Josep de la Muntanya exit, running along the expansive square from above. Gaudí's design also includes three-meter-wide pedestrian paths, offering shortcuts with stairs and slopes for direct access to various plots.

Plan your visit to Park Guell

Getting There
Visitor Rules
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Park Guell is divided into two different zones: Monumental Zone and Forest Zone.

  • Monumental Zone: Spread over 12 hectares, this area, declared a World Heritage Site, this is where the most important and iconic features are located.
  • Forest Zone: Located adjacent to the monumental zone, the forest zone is a natural area with gardens and walking trails. This area occupies 8 hectares.

The whole of Park Güell is open to visitors. However, since 2013 the entrance to the monumental area has been regulated to avoid overcrowding. Thus, visitors must make a prior booking of the entrance to visit Park Güell. Groups with neighbour's card and Gaudir Més registration are exempted from doing so.

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  • Can Travi Nou: Located near Park Güell, Can Travi Nou offers traditional Catalan cuisine. The restaurant is set in a historic farmhouse.
  • La Salut: This restaurant is known for its Mediterranean and Spanish dishes. La Salut is a cozy spot, perfect for a relaxed meal after exploring Park Güell.
  • Restaurant Carmen: Situated in the Gràcia neighborhood, Restaurant Carmen is known for its tapas and Catalan cuisine.
  • Sopars Amb Estrelles: For those looking for a unique dining experience, Sopars Amb Estrelles offers dinners under the stars on the terrace of CosmoCaixa.
  • La Venta: A casual restaurant located near the park, La Venta serves Spanish and Mediterranean cuisine.
Stay near Park Guell
  • Hotel Ronda Lesseps: Located near Park Güell, this hotel offers comfortable rooms and is well-connected to public transportation.
  • Catalonia Park Güell: This hotel is in close proximity to Park Güell and offers modern accommodations. It provides a convenient base for exploring the park and other attractions in Barcelona.
  • Aparthotel Bertrán: Situated not far from Park Güell, Aparthotel Bertrán offers apartment-style accommodations with kitchen facilities. It's a good option for those looking for a more independent stay.
  • Hotel Travessera: This hotel is located in the Gràcia neighborhood, near Park Güell. It provides a comfortable stay with easy access to the park and other areas of interest.
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  • Stay on Designated Paths: Visitors are typically required to stay on designated paths and trails. 
  • No Smoking: Smoking may be prohibited in certain areas of the park.
  • No Bicycles or Skateboards: The use of bicycles, skateboards, and other similar devices is restricted.
  • No Picnics in Restricted Areas: Visitors are usually required to avoid picnicking in restricted zones.
  • Respect Artistic Elements: Visitors should respect and not climb on or touch the artistic elements, sculptures, or architectural features to prevent damage.
  • Dispose of Waste Properly: Use designated bins for waste disposal.
  • Follow Guided Tour Rules: If you join a guided tour, follow the rules and instructions provided by the tour guide to ensure a smooth and informative experience.

Beyond Park Guell

Sagrada Familia
Casa Mila
Casa Batllo
Casa Vicens Gaudí

Frequently asked questions about Park Guell tickets

Where can I get Park Guell Tickets?

Book your Park Guell tickets online for a hassle-free experience. Skip the queues and enjoy this iconic attraction in landmark with your online tickets.

Are skip-the-line tickets available for Park Guell?

To avoid the queues at Park Güell, we recommend buying your timed entry tickets online. This way, you make sure you enter the park at the time you want.

What is the cancelation policy for Park Güell tickets?

The cancellation policy depends on your Park Guell ticket. 

What are Park Güell opening hours? 

Park Guell opens at 9:30 am everyday, however the closing time varies depending on the season, you can read more about it here

Can I skip the line with guided tours at Park Guell?

, you can get skip-the-line tickets for guided tours at Park Guell. With these tickets, you get hassle-free entry and enjoy an educational guided tour of all the major landmarks at Park Guell.

Should I buy Park Guell tickets in advance?

Yes, to avoid waiting in long lines, it is highly recommended that you buy Park Guell tickets in advance.

How to get to Park Guell?

Park Guell can be reached by bus, metro and car.

How many entrances does Park Guell have?

Park Guell has three entrances: Carrer de Larrard, Carretera del Carmel and Av. Del Santuari de St. Josep de la Muntanya.

How long does it take to explore Park Guell?

It takes about two hours to cover all the major sections of Park Guell.

What can you see at Park Guell?

Serpentine Beach, Gaudi Museum, Austria Gardens and Laundry Room Portico are a few places to visit at Park Guell.

Are wheelchairs available for rent at Park Guell?

Yes, however, Park Güell only has two wheelchairs, so we recommend you book in advance at the Visitor Service Center.

Is photography allowed inside Park Guell?

No. Photography is not allowed inside Park Guell unless express permission is taken from the concerned authorities.

What is Park Güell known for?

Park Güell is renowned for its colorful mosaic architecture, designed by Antoni Gaudí. It features vibrant sculptures, unique structures, and panoramic views of Barcelona.

What is the best time to visit Park Güell to avoid crowds?

Early mornings or late afternoons on weekdays are generally less crowded. Avoiding peak tourist seasons and weekends can contribute to a more peaceful experience.