On the last day of my stay in Barcelona, a cold yet very sunny Sunday last December, I visited Tibidabo.
Tibidabo is the tallest mountain in the Serra de Collserola, and it rises north-west of Barcelona, of which you can enjoy a unique panoramic view, especially on clear days.
It also hosts a church, the Sagrat Cor, and Salvador Andreu’s historic amusement park, opened in 1899, and still operational, featuring most of the original rides. Definitely the place to get your head up in the clouds.
To reach Tibidabo you will ride the Vallvidrera funicular, which you can reach from the city through either the Tramvia Blau, or the more economical minibus service 111 (which I would recommend). More pictures after the break.
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I am a commercial photographer based in Milpitas (CA), serving the Silicon Valley and San Francisco Bay Area. Among the photo services I provide are, contemporary and lifestyle portraits, profile headshots, product photography and digital image editing. I enjoy home cooked italian recipes, spanish flan, mexican tacos, and korean kimchi. And occasionally peanut butter on bananas. Have a project for me? Let me hear about it.