At the Parc de l"Espanya Industrial you"ll find a small boating lake, a giant sculpture of a dragon (which doubles up as a slide for kids), grassy areas, Mediterranean trees and sports fields. This is the perfect spot for a peaceful family picnic far from the noise and bustle of the city.
Red, yellow and blue roses, climbing rose bushes and miniature ones, the Parc de Cervantes in Pedralbes neighbourhood features 245 varieties of the flower. You can enjoy the colourful spectacle nearly all the year round, as well as the open areas of the park which welcome you when you enter Barcelona from the Avinguda Diagonal.
Behind Tibidabo"s iconic outline, there lies a wealth of woodland and fields: a protected park where a wide variety of Mediterranean flora and fauna brings us into contact with nature just 15 minutes away from the bustling city. This is Barcelona"s great green "lung"
For grown-ups, the Parc de l"Oreneta
is an area of urban woodland between Collserola and the city, a place where they can lose themselves and observe the wide variety of Mediterranean vegetation. For the little ones, it represents a world of excitement where they can travel on a miniature steam train or ride a pony.
Gaudí better encapsulates the complete and perfect harmony of nature and architecture than Barcelona"s Park Güell.
Initially designed as an English-style garden-city – hence the name Park – it eventually became Barcelona"s most unusual public park.