The oldest and possibly most beautiful park in Barcelona, the Parc del Laberint d’Horta was built in the 18th century by the architect Domenico Bagutti as a project to landscape the property of Antoni Desvalls. Later in 1971 it was handed over to the city council, as the Desvalls family was not able to maintain such a complex garden anymore.
The park itself is spread over 9 hectares with the labyrinth, surrounding forest and romantic gardens. The romantic gardens were added to the park at a later stage in the 19th century. Built with simplicity in mind, you’ll find less colourful flowerbeds and plenty of green plants and trees, stone walls and lush ferns that give the place the look of an overgrown ruin.
Address: Passeig dels Castanyers, 1-17
Open: every day, 10:00-sunset
Free entrance on Wednesday & Sunday