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Spend your Sunday outdoors

Spend your Sunday outdoors
Written by Paula

A day when a great number of businesses close their doors for rest, Sunday is meant to be enjoyed. If the weather is nice, with no sign of rain, then why not spend your day outdoors?

Go to Parc de la Ciutadella

montjuic barcelonaLocated in the heart of Barcelona, Parc de la Ciutadella is one of the most famous green spaces in the city. Visit the park on a Sunday and you will find people of all ages taking a stroll, playing instruments and singing, walking on slacklines, dancing, reading or walking their dogs.

Pack some snacks, call up some friends, and choose your spot for a nice Sunday picnic.

Have a photoshoot in Parc del Laberint d’Horta

Another park that you should visit on a Sunday is Parc del Laberint d’Horta. Located in the Horta-Guinardó district, Parc del Laberint d’Horta owes its name to the large labyrinth located at the beginning of the park. At Parc del Laberint d’Horta you will find sculptures, fountains, and even a small waterfall. With its lush green surroundings and fresh mountain air, Parc del Laberint d’Horta is a great place for a nice peaceful walk.

The combination of a natural landscape, geometric shapes, and works of art make Parc del Laberint d’Horta the ideal place for a photoshoot.

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Explore Montjuïc

There is a lot to see in the neighborhood of Montjuïc. Caixa Forum, Fundació Miró, and the Archeology Museum are only some of the cultural venues that can be visited in there, but if you want to spend the day outdoors, you can walk in Montjuïc’s gardens, go to Poble Espanyol, Montjuïc’s castle, Mirador del Alcalde, the Botanical Garden, the Magic Fountain and see the beautiful and imponent building of MNAC, from the outside.

Watch the sunset from the Bunkers del Carmel

montjuic barcelonaMany don’t know it, but there is a place in Barcelona where there are the remains of bunkers created during the Spanish Civil War. Built in the 1900s on top of Turó de la Rovira, Carmel’s bunkers were armed with cannons and guns, which were removed after the war.

Today, people can visit the bunkers’ ruins, which offer a 360º view over the city, making it a great place to sit and watch the sunset.

About the author


Paula is an experienced content writer, translator and editor.

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