Barcelona best views

By Local Heroes

Barcelona is surrounded by mountains and the sea, and because of this varied topography there are many viewpoints from which different sides of the city can be seen. From the highest point in the Tibidabo mountain to the towers of la Sagrada Familia, this list is intented to help you choose between the many outlooks so you can enjoy the best views of the city.

The 5 best Viewpoints

Barcelona is a beautiful city and it can be seen from different angles. In the next list you'll find the 5 best outlooks according to the suggestions of the Local Heroes in the Barcelona Guides.

The 5 best Viewpoints

#1 Turó de la Rovira - Búnkers del Carmel

Probably one of the best viewpoints of the city, as you can see the skyline of the city on one side and the Tibidabo on the other side.

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Tomás

Tomás, 35,

Tomás
Take your time, maybe enjoying a picnic with friends, watching the sunrise or sunset so you can see the city with and without lights. It’s free!

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#2 Tibidabo

At the highest point of the Collserola park, the Tibidabo mountain is a recreation park and a perfect viewpoint of the whole city.

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Gemma

Gemma, 33, Tour guide

Gemma
The perfect one to go with kids, they can enjoy the theme park and you can enjoy the views!

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#3 Mirador de l’Alcalde

Located on Montjuic mountain, from this spot you’ll be able to see the coastline, with cruises docking and leaving, and the city, including the Sagrada Familia and Torre Agbar.

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Andrea

Andrea, 29, Vermouth fan

Andrea
Add some fun to the viewpoint by getting to it with the Teleféric del Port!

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#4 Towers of Sagrada Familia

Climbing one of the towers of this mystical Gaudí design will let you have a closer look of the details the architect thought of.

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Charles

Charles, 36, Startuper

Charles
If you can, choose the Tower of the Nativity, it's the perfect spot to take some pictures!

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#5 Top of Arenas shopping mall

By accessing the top floor of the old bullring you’ll be able to get 360º views of the city, and also get to see Plaza España from above.

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Mercedes

Mercedes, 27, Tourismologist

Mercedes
Treat yourself and enjoy one of the restaurants that are located there!

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