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Barcelona to Tibidabo via forest path and Fabra Observatory

EASY 3.44Km forestal path route from Barcelona FGC Av. Tibidabo to Tibidabo Church, viewpoint and parc de atraciones via Observatori Fabra

Updated: Jan 28, 2024 by: Barcelona Travel Hacks Views: 2.8k

About Tibidabo via forest path and Observatory

There are mutiple ways to get to tibidabo such as funicular de vallvidrera + bus 111 or Funicular de Tibidabo (cuca de Llum) or multiple walking routes in Parc collserola.

This trail is short (3.44Km) and direct but all uphill. Starting at FGC station Avenida Tibidabo, the route takes Avenida Tibidabo to quickly escape the city and enter Parc del Font del Raco. Cutting through this park ends up in Plaza Doctor del Andreu which is the lower station of Funicular de Tibidabo.

To the left of the Funicular station white building is a rural path going up in to Collserola park. This path runs approximately parallel to the Funicular tracks till Carratera del aiguas. From here The trail continues up rural road Carratera Vallvidrera a Barcelona until we turn off towards the Fabra Observatory.

At the Fabra Observatory access road the path continues up again parallel to the Funicular Tibidabo tracks. Crossing the Bv1818 road again the path continues up to Tibidabo Amusement park and Temple.

Visiting Tibidabo via forest path and Observatory

Tibidabo can also be reached by walking in Parc Collserola from FGC Valvidrera Baxador via Villa Joana.

What to take with you for Tibidabo via forest path and Observatory

This is a short walking route not far from roads so I always do it with a small rucksack of the essentials. Emergency waterproof jacket is optional depending on the weather forecast. 0.8 litre of water because there are fountains along the route.

Summary of Prices

Train/Bus Fare Entry Ticket Additional Information Train/Bus Fare Entry Ticket Additional Information Adult Zone 1 T-casual FREE Child T-familiar FREE Notes Zone 1 T-casual

Getting to Tibidabo via forest path and Observatory

Address: Caraterra de Vallvidrera a Barcelona, Barcelona. 8035

Start at Avenida Tibidabo on the FGC brown line (L7) and finish at Tibidabo. From tibidabo you can get the 111 bus to Funicular de vallvidrera or walk down or take my route in parc de collserola forest via Vila Joana to FGC Baixador de Vallvidrera.

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An uphill short walk from Barcelona Aveninda Tibidabo FGC to Tibidabo chirch and parc de atraciones. passing via Tibidabo funicular, carraterra de aiguas and Fabra Observatory.

Distance: 3.44 Km

Difficulty: Easy

Return Travel Fare: T-Casual Zone 1

Transport Network: FGC

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