Mount Tibidabo Barcelona: discover what to do in the best viewpoint in the city
Tibidabo has become one of the best areas of the city of Barcelona due to the many activities offered by this place. As we have mentioned in previous articles, there are numerous things to do in Barcelona and this city offers numerous plans. As a result, from Luxury Real Estate we want to comment in this article on everything you can do in what is considered one of the best viewpoints in the city.
Getting to Tibidabo from Barcelona city center by public transportation
Before commenting on everything you can find in the Tibidabo area, we consider it necessary to comment on how you can access by public transport from the center of Barcelona.
Currently, there are different ways to get from Barcelona to Tibidabo:
One of the fastest and most comfortable options you can find is the Tibibus (T2A) and it is a bus that makes a single route since it makes its exit from Plaza Catalunya, the center of Barcelona, to the amusement park.
As we said, it is one of the fastest and also economical ways since it does not make any kind of stop until reaching the final destination. It is a journey of approximately 40 minutes and circulates every day from 10 am until the park closes. Definitely, the best option since it fits in with the theme park opening times.
You can also access Tibidabo by combining different public transport. First, you must take the FGC trains from Plaza Catalunya to Av. Tibidabo station. Once you get there, you must take bus number 196 that will take you to the funicular.
Once you have gotten off at the Av. Tibidabo 81 stop, you must take the funicular that will take you to the amusement park.
Tibidabo: the oldest amusement park in Spain
Once the information on how to get to Tibidabo has been mentioned, we consider it relevant to comment on the information of one of the oldest amusement parks in Spain, such as the Tibidabo park.
At one of the highest points in the city of Barcelona and in the Sarrià Sant Gervasi district, is the Tibidabo park. A place where in addition to enjoying the best attractions, you can see the best panoramic views of the city.
As we have said, the Tibidabo amusement park is considered one of the oldest in Spain and in 1899 Salvador Andreu began to promote the project to develop the Tibidabo mountain.
Over the years, Tibidabo Park has become one of the most emblematic places in the city that offers an incredible experience for all audiences thanks to the more than 30 attractions that you can find in the park.
Temple of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Tibidabo Barcelona
On top of Tibidabo, we highly recommend you not to miss this stunning neo-gothic church designed by Enric Sagnier.
Constructed between 1900 and 1961, the Sagrat Cor church (in Catalan) is the highest point in Barcelona and offers the most exceptional 360º views from the city.
Barcelona’s great green lung: Collserola Park
Another aspect that makes Tibidabo stand out the most is the natural environment in which it is found. Specifically, it is on the Tibidabo mountain that belongs to the Collserola mountain range.
Collserola has been considered for many years as the great green lung of Barcelona since it is made up of more than 8,000 hectares. As a result of this, it has become one of the best-preserved natural spaces in the city of Barcelona since, in addition, there are a great variety of plants and animals forming a great biological diversity.
In addition to all the natural surroundings, you can also find the well-known Torre de Collserola designed by Norman Foster, which is part of the city’s skyline. It is 288 meters high and was built on the occasion of the Olympic Games.
Dinner with the stars at the Observatory Fabra Barcelona
To end this article we could not stop commenting on the Fabra Observatory. This is an astronomical observatory that was designed by Josep Domènech i Estapà and currently, in addition to offering guided tours, it offers one of the best experiences you can live.
Specifically, we are talking about the well-known Dinners with Stars. And it is that during the summer months, dining at the Observatori Fabra under the stars has become one of the essential appointments in the city of Barcelona. Through these dinners, you will not only be able to taste an exquisite menu, but you will also be able to dine at one of the most privileged viewpoints in the city.
Are you looking for more plans in Barcelona? Have a look at our article about the best things to do in Barcelona and organize your holidays with the most interesting suggestions.