Tibidabo and Amusement Park

Discover the amazing views of the Tibidabo

Tibidabo and Amusement Park

Tibidabo and Amusement Park

Exploring Tibidabo: Barcelona's Historic Mountain and Amusement Park

Tibidabo Mountain, standing tall at 512 meters, is not only the highest point surrounding the city of Barcelona but also a  natural beauty with historical significance. Its name, derived from Latin “Tibi dābō” meaning ‘I will give you,’ echoes its biblical roots from the Vulgate Bible. This mountain is a visit well recommended for those seeking panoramic views of Barcelona.

Tibidabo and Amusement Park

Great for all ages - The Tibidabo Amusement Park

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At the top of the Tibidabo you will find a church and an Amusement park, a centerpiece of the mountain since its opening in 1901. The parc holds a special place in the hearts of both locals and tourists. Ranked among the world’s 40 oldest amusement parks, it encapsulates a rich history. The park was envisioned by Salvador Andreu, a pharmacist and real estate developer, as part of a grand project to develop Tibidabo Mountain in 1899. This project included the iconic funicular, the Tramvia Blau, and the park itself, symbolizing Barcelona’s ambitions to match the grandeur of European capitals like Copenhagen and Vienna.

The park is a nostalgic journey and is often associated with summer outings, family Saturdays, and joyous childhood memories. It has stood the test of time, witnessing the city’s transformation while offering a mix of traditional and modern attractions. A visit to Tibidabo Amusement Park, with its rich history and thrilling rides, is a must for anyone looking to experience a unique blend of Barcelona’s past and present. 

If you’re interested in exploring more places to see or activities to do with kids, consider checking out our article on 9 Fun things to do with children in Barcelona.

Tibidabo and Amusement Park

To visit the Tibidabo Amusement Park there are several transportation options.

By Train and Tramvia Blau:

    • Take the L7 train from Plaça de Catalunya to Avenida Tibidabo. 
    • From Avenida Tibidabo, walk over to the Tramvia Blau stop, which is across the road from the metro stop.
    • The Tramvia Blau, a small blue tram with a quaint appearance and friendly driver, takes you halfway up Tibidabo Mountain

Tibidabo and Amusement Park

By Funicular de Tibidabo:

      • From the halfway point reached by the Tramvia Blau, most travelers continue up the mountain on the Funicular de Tibidabo.
      • This journey is also entertaining, offering views through the mountain’s forests and glimpses of the city from a height.
      • The funicular runs in conjunction with the opening times of the Tibidabo theme park​

Tibidabo and Amusement Park

By Bus (Tibibus):

    • The Tibibus is a special bus service that runs from Plaça de Catalunya square directly to Tibidabo amusement park.
    • The bus stop is located in front of Caja Madrid Bank in Plaça de Catalunya.
    • The Tibibus runs every 20 minutes when the amusement park is open, starting from 10:30 AM​

Tibidabo and Amusement Park

Ticket Prices:

    • A single journey on the Tram Blau costs €5.50.
    • A single journey on the Tibidabo Funicular train costs €12.00​
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