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Tibidabo Amusement park Known locally as Parc d'atraccions Tibidabo, is the highest point of the Serra de collserola mountain range at 512 metres and home to a historic amusement park with spectacular views of Barcelona city.
Parc d'atraccions Tibidabo has 25 rides, restaurants & picnic areas, plus views over the city and is a child friendly place to go with a free to access viewpoint.
Parc d'atraccions Tibidabo is among the oldest in the world and was built by the entrepreneur Dr Salvador Andreu i Grau (Barcelona, 1841-1928), a wealthy businessman who sold pharmaceutical products. The Tibidabo Amusement Park opened in 1905 and is Spain's longest running amusement park and Europe's third-oldest. Most of the original rides (emblematic), some of which date to the turn of the 20th century, are still in use. The park is now owned and operated by the Barcelona City Council.
Notable historic rides include the red airplane, giving the impression of flight above the city. Riders board a replica of the aircraft that first flew from Barcelona to Madrid. There is also a traditional Ferris wheel and carousel
On 16 June 1900 work began on creating access to the top of Tibidabo with the construction of Tibidabo funicular railway and Tram. At the same time, at the top of the mountain, work continued with the landscaping and construction of buildings and terraces. On 29 October 1901, the new Tibidabo Funicular opened.
The first decade saw the introduction of small attractions such as telescopes and binoculars, swings, the Flobert shooting gallery, bowling, mirrors, automatons, the carrier pigeon station, along with events of all kinds: including Clave choirs, military bands, orchestras and balloon rides.
Tibidabo began to grow in popularity and the second decade saw the opening of new buildings such as the Gran Cafe Restaurant Tibidabo (known today as El Club dels Aventurers) and the Hotel Restaurant Coll (known today as the Gran Hotel La Florida).
Interestingly, The Amusement park in Tibidabo was not the first site for a playground and amusement park, The Rabasada Casino complex that was inaugurated in 1899 is the original Tibidabo attractions park. This place has a dark history and it is worth reading about once the kids have gone to bed!
The Tibidabo Amusement park can be divided into two types of ride:
Emblematic Rides: Which are the oldest and original rides from the early 1900's. They include the Red Aeroplane ride, The Ferris Wheel, The carousel, The pendulum watchtower ride and The Museum of Automata.
Modern Rides: Bumper cars, suspended Monorail, Roller-coaster, Pirate ship, Pendulum rides, teacup rides, small railway rides, rocking horse carousels, The gold mine log flu water ride, Free fall rides, a 4D cinema, Small children's water roller-coaster and many more.
Tibidabo Amusement park offers day passes for adults and children and year passes. They Can include the Tibidabo funicular (Cuca de Llum).
Opening hours vary depending on the season and predicted demand. See opening hours on below link.
One day passes for ALL the rides in the Amusement Park include the Cuca de Llum (Tibidabo Funicular)
Adults: Entrance ticket + Cuca de Llum - 35 €
Children:Entrance ticket + Cuca de Llum (90-120 cm) - 14 €
One day passes for Emblematic Rides ONLY (Historic Rides) in the Amusement Park include the Cuca de Llum (Tibidabo Funicular)
Adults: Emblematic rides day pass + Cuca de Llum - 19 €
Children: Emblematic rides day pass + Cuca de Llum (90-120 cm) - 10,50 €
The Panoramic Area inside Parc d'Atracciones is free access.
Return fares for ONLY the Tibidabo Funicular (Cuca de Llum). Single fares are not sold!
Adults: 12 €
Children: 6 € (4 - 12 years old)
Annual membership For family, individual, or single parent
Family TibiClub 168 € + 24 € registration fee
Individual TibiClub 60 € + 24 € registration fee
Single parent Family TibiClub 168 € (no registration fee)
Tickets can be purchased online From the Parc d'atraccions website.
You can enter and go to the panoramic viewpoint for free. To walk around the rest of the attractions park and use the rides you need a ticket. Entry is prohibited in swimming costumes. Don't take a bag if you want to go on the rides.
Bicycle anchorage points Next to the Tibidabo Funicular Station.
The attractions park viewpoint is at street level with no steps, the attractions park is on terraced levels with interconnecting ramp paths.
Address: Plaza del Tibidabo S/N, Barcelona. 08035
Cheapest public transport option: is to take the FGC from Plaza Catalunya to Peu de Funicular and change onto the Vallvidrera funicular which terminates in the mountain village of Vallvidrera. From here there is a 10 minute bus ride or 20 minute walk to Tibidabo. All these transport networks are part of the Barcelona TMB integrated fare system so count as one trip on a travel card such as T-casual or Hola BCN card. There is no need to buy a separate ticket for train, metro, or bus.
Read More about the FGC Vallvidrera Funicular + 111 Bus.
Expensive transport option: is to use the FGC brown line (L7) to go to Av.Tibidabo then transfer onto a TMB or TC2 bus to go to Plaza Doctor Andreu. (This bus section used to be covered by Tram Blau but it is currently closed for refurbishment.) From plaza Doctor Andreu the Funicular de Tibidabo runs to Tibidabo amusement park (Parc d'Atraccions del Tibidabo). The Funicular de Tibidabo is not part of the Barcelona integrated fare system but run privately by the amusement park and a return fare is about 12 euros for adults with the TC2 interconnect bus included. They also sell integrated tickets for the funicular and entry into the amusement park.
Read more about the Tibidabo Funicular (Cuca de Llum).
Circular route covering the attractions of Tibidabo - Funiculars Tibidabo and vallvidrera, Torre Collserola, Tibidabo church, Parc de Atracciones and Fabra Observatori.
Distance: 5.39 Km
Return Travel Fare: T-Casual Zone 1
Transport Network: Barcelona Metro
Mountain Forecast weather for Tibidabo