The views of Barcelona from Montjuic Castle are expansive. You’ll see all the city's neighborhoods spread beneath your feet. A beacon of history positioned at the top of Montjuïc, the castle was once a military fortress but now acts as a municipal facility. Enjoy the gardens on the castle grounds. A visit to Montjuic Castle represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Barcelona travel planner to plot your vacation.
Tours to Montjuic Castle
Barcelona and Montserrat tour: skip-the-line at Park Güell & enjoy direct pickup BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $120
Duration: 8 hours
The Best of Barcelona in One Day with Optional Lunch BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $105
Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
Barcelona Combo: Highlights Barcelona and Montserrat Sightseeing Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $115
Duration: 10 hours 45 minutes
Montjuic Castle Reviews
The hike up the hill is very much worth it. The sweeping views from the castle top can not be beat. I would suggest going at sunset for a beautiful orange-tinged photo. more »
We decided the take the guided tour as it was inexpensive and that was a great choice. The guided tour includes areas of the fortress that are off limits like the top of the watch tower with beautiful... more »
Unfortunately the cable cars to the castle were not open due to high winds :( , which was a little disappointing as I am sure this would have added to enormously to our visit, but the castle itself is magnificent and reading the well listed out information boards really gave you a details insight into the significance of this monument to the history of Catalonia and Spain. Well worth a visit during any visits to Barcelona.
Beautiful place to view the sunset. Entry fee is very cheap. There is a cafe inside . The place was a fortress formerly. One side you can view the whole wide coast and the other the city view. Highly recommended, evenings after 6 would be a better bet.
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