Covering 14 hectares, Barcelona's Botanical Garden, were created during the 1992 Olympic Games when the former, or now gardens, now the historic botanical gardens nearby were closed during the building of the Anella Olimpica. planted with Mediterranean flora from around the region, but also from places that have a Mediterranean climate: parts of California, Australia, Chile, and South Africa. Another section is dedicated to the flora of the Canary Islands.
C/ Dr. Font i Quer, Parc de Montjuïc
Hours Oct-Mar: daily 10am-5pm; Apr-Sept 10am-7pm
Adm €3.50; €1.70 ages 16-29 and 65 and over; combined adm with Museu Blau €7 or €3.50 concessions
metro: Espanya; then bus 150 or 13
+34 93 256 41 60
Images by: Jordi Marsol, Cecilia