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Montjuïc - Barcelona
The city of Barcelona Granollers

Visit Montjuïc from our hotel in Granollers just 43 miles away.

Montjuïc is the mountain that stands for Barcelona’s personality. It is the only significant elevation in the area apart from Tibidabo. On the Mountain of Montjuic a series of events took place giving rise to its current popularity. First of all, there was the International Exhibition held in Barcelona in 1929, and more recently, in 1992 the Olympic Games were hosted there.

The Mountain of Montjuic is an excellent vantage point for getting a good overview of the city, and it is full with touristic sights that you should visit.

At the top of the mountain you will find the beautiful Montjuïc Castle, an old military fortress used as a surveillance point in antiquity. It currently serves as a viewpoint from which you can enjoy great views of the city. Further, you should visit the Parc of Montjuïc and enjoy its parks, gardens, museums, cultural attractions and sports facilities. It occupies much of the territory of the terrific hill over the harbor.

On the mountain of Montjuïc you can also visit a number of museums including the Miró Foundation, the Museum of Archaeology, l'Etnològic and the National Museum of Catalonian Art MNAC; in the latter you will discover thousand years of Catalan art.

Walk through the Olympic Ring area, central stage of the Olympic Games in 1992 and discover the Estadi Lluís Companys, the Palau Sant Jordi designed by Arata Izosaki, and the telecommunications tower designed by Santiago Calatrava. Nearby you will find the Museu Olimpic i de l' Esport Joan Antoni Samaranch or the Botanic Garden with more than 2,000 varieties of plants.

But, above all, you should not miss the Magic Fountain of Montjuic, because it serves as a stage for a beautiful lights and water spectacle that, after more than 80 years, still amazes its visitors.

Discover Catalonia with Barcelona from our Sidorme hotel in Granollers.

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