More of Montjuic... The Poble Espanyol de Montjuic

In Montjuic there are more things to see. The Poble Espanyol de Montjuic is another popular destination. The Poble Espanyol (Spanish Village) was built in 1929 during the International Exhibition in Barcelona. The village has an area of 49,000 m2.

The goal was to show the main features of all the people of the peninsula. 117 Buildings, streets and squares were reproduced to scale. The village had an expiration date because it only had to last the duration of the Exhibition. But because of its huge success it was preserved and has survived the test of time so today we can still enjoy its undenyable charm.

In the village there are more than forty craft workshops where you can learn the ancient secrets of several disciplines. The town has been declared a 'Zona de Interés Artesanal' by the Generalitat de Catalunya. The Foundation Fran Daurel, where you can see contemporary art through the exhibition of its permanent collection, is located in the village. It includes more than 300 works. Significant detail of this collection is that all the works belong to artists with a high profile in the last 50 years such as Picasso, Dalí and Miró, among a total of 80 different authors.

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Opening Times and Prices

Opening times

Mondays from 9.00 to 20.00 h.
Tuesday to Thursday from 9.00 to 02.00 h.
Friday from 9.00 am to 04.00 pm
Saturday from 9.00 to 05.00 h.
Sunday 9.00 to 24.00 h.


December 24: 09.00 to 20.00 h.
December 25: 09.00 to 14.00 h.
December 26: regular hours
December 31: regular hours, until the end of the New Year celebrations
January 1: 13.00 to 20.00 h.

From January 12th to February 8th, Monday through Thursday the Village closes its doors at 20.00 pm.

Workshops and Shops

Winter and Spring 10.00 to 18.00 h.
Summer 10.00 to 20.00 h.
Fall 10.00 to 19.00 h.


General Admission: € 8.50

* More about the reduced prices on the official website of the Poble Espanyol de Montjuic.

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More information

You can find more information on the official website of the Poble Espanyol and Wikipedia.

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metro montjuicMetrometrometro line 1metro line 3

Lines 1 and 3 stop at station Plaza España from where you can easily access the Poble Espanyol.


Line 55 stops at the National Art Museum of Catalonia from where you can easily access the Poble Espanyol.

Touristic Bustouristic bus

The touristic bus also stops at the National Art Museum of Catalonia.return to the top



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See more of Montjuic: National Palace of Montjuic | Magic Fountain | National Art Museum of Catalonia | Poble Espanyol | Tower of Telecommunications | Caixa Forum | Palau Sant Jordi | Castle of Montjuic | Olympic Stadium | Greek Theatre | Pabellón Alemán

Montjuic Transport: Teleférico de Montjuic | Funicular de Montjuic


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