Park Güell is the most famous parks in the city and one of the most famous works by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí, who was also responsible for the creation of Sagrada Família, Casa Batlló, and La Pedrera. If you are thinking about visiting this beautiful and innovative space, plan ahead so that you can avoid waiting in line for too long and to guarantee that you can go in at the time that is most convenient for you.
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How can I buy tickets to Park Güell?
Park Güell has a very large forest section which you can visit entirely for free but if you want to see the amazing work created by the architect you will have to pay to go into the Monumental Zone. You can either buy your tickets online or buy them at the tickets offices, directly at the park, but we do advise that you make the purchase online, if you have access to an internet connection. This will save you some time as you will not have to wait in line to get your tickets, only in the line to actually go into the park.
The prices of the tickets to Park Güell are as follows:
Regular ticket: 7,50€ per person or 5,25€ for people over 65 years old, children between 7 and 12 years old, and those who come accompanying a disabled person.
Guided visit: If besides visiting the Monumental Zone by yourself you also want to learn information about Gaudí and his work, you can buy a ticket which includes a guided visit. This ticket costs 14,50€ per person, 12.25€ for those who come accompanying a disabled person, children between 7 and 12 years old and people over 65 years old, and 7€ for disabled people, and people carrying the Tarjeta Rosa.
Private guided tour: If you want your visit to Park Güell to be personalized you can opt for a private guided tour. The tours can be given in Spanish, Catalan, English, French and Portuguese. Private tours cannot be bought directly from the website. You will need to send an e-mail to email@example.com to book your spot.
Children under 6 years old, disabled people, and people carrying the Tarjeta Rosa can go into the Monumental Zone for free.
When booking your ticket, you will be able to choose the date in which you want to visit the park and also the time at which you wish to enter. Make sure you arrive in time to enter the Monumental Zone at the hour that is written on your ticket because if you arrive over half an hour late your ticket will become void.
What are Park Guëll’s working hours?
Park Güell‘s working hours vary according to the seasons. During low season, which is from January 1st to March 25th, and from October 29th to December 31st, the park is open from 8:30 am to 6:30 pm. In mid-season, which is from March 26th to April 30th, and from August 28th to October 28th, the park opens at 8 am and closes at 8:30 pm. During high season, which is between May 1st and August 27th, the park remains open from 8:30 am to 9:30 pm.
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How can I get to Park Güell?
Park Güell is officially located at Carrer d’Olot, 5 but it has three different entrances through which visitors can go in. The main entrance to the park is at Carrer de Larrard, the entrance at Carretera del Carmel 23 is where touristic buses usually stop, and the third entrance, at Passatge de Sant Josep de la Muntanya, is the one that you get to when you go up the escalators.
If you are using public transportation to get to Park Güell, there are a couple of options you can choose from.
The green line (L3) of the metro will take you to two different stops, Vallcarca and Lesseps, which are located 15 minutes away by foot from the park.
If you prefer to use the bus, you can take lines H6 or 32 which stop at Travessera de Dalt, which is 10 minutes away by foot from the park. Another option is line 24, which can be taken from Plaça Catalunya, and which stops at Carretera Carme-Park Güell, right by one of the main entrances of the park. The fourth option is line 92, which also stops at Carretera Carme-Park Güell.
If you have bought a ticket for the Bus Turístic or the Barcelona City Tour, you will be able to reach the park very easily. The Bus Turístic’s blue line and the Barcelona City Tour’s green line both have a stop called Park Güell, at Travessera de Dalt, which is 10 minutes away from the park, by foot.