A full-scale replica of many Spanish villages
Located in one of the most emblematic areas of Barcelona, within walking distance from the admired Fonts de Montjuïc, the Poble Espanyol is one of the most attractive sites of the city for its unique setting, featuring: contemporary art, architecture, crafts, shopping and dining. All this in a calm and peaceful environment, ideal for children and adults.
THE TYPICAL SPANISH ARCHITECTURE
The Poble Espanyol synthesizes the architectural and cultural wealth of Spain. Built in 1929, it is a town in itself, including recreations of squares, streets and 117 buildings from different Spanish regions. In one same site you can find the typical Andalusian quarter, a fragment of the Camino de Santiago and examples of the Romanesque monastic architecture, among others.
A CRAFTS AND SHOPPING CENTER
The exhibition shows the daily activity of more than 30 artisans from different generations, who can be watched live in their workshops while crafting glass, leather, ceramics, jewelry, Spanish guitars, etc. They offer unique or custom-made pieces to visitors. The Poble Espanyol is a unique shopping
center open to the public 365 days a year.
FIRST FIGURES OF CONTEMPORARY ART
More than 300 art pieces by leading figures of Spanish contemporary art as Picasso, Dalí and Miró are part of the Fran Daurel Museum. The entrance to the site gives access to the museum, which also includes the Sculpture Garden, an inviting space where art and nature come together harmoniously.
THE RICHNESS OF TRADITIONAL CUISINE
The Poble Espanyol offers a wide range of bars and restaurants which allow you to find out the variety and richness of Spanish cuisine, known worldwide. Enjoying an excellent paella or delicious tapas in a quiet environment is quite an experience. And if weather permits, why not relax in one of the pleasant terraces too?
The Spanish Village. Poble EspanyolAV del Marquès de Comillas. , Barcelona, Spain
Area: Sants / Montjuïc
Website: Poble Espanyol
Opening hours: Monday 09:00 a 20:00 Tue - Wed - Thurs. 09:00 a 24:00 Fry de 09:00 a 03:00 Sat de 09:00 a 04:00 Sun de 09:00 a 24:00
Prices: 12€ adults - children 7€
Phone: 93 508 63 00
Metro/Bus: Metro: Parada Espanya, Línia 1 i Línia 3. - Bus: Parada Poble Espanyol de les línies 13, 150 i 23