The magic fountain show of Montjuïc

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Barcelona’s biggest fountain, built in 1929 for the International Exhibition, offers at night a spectacular display of music, lights and water acrobatics which generates over 50 kinds of diferent shapes.

The Montjuïc Magic Fountain has become one of Barcelona’s most popular attractions and is one of the highlights of the city. This performance, which mixes up colours and water at the rhythm of the music, lasts from 10 minutes to 15 minutes and you can enjoy all types of music during the water choreography.

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During the performance, you can hear all kind of music, ranging from the most famous hits of the year to classical music. There is a song for every taste! You can hear music from the 80’s, 90’s, ‘zarzuela’, Catalan music, movies soundtracks, and many more!

We strongly recommend you to go and enjoy this magic treasure, a unique experience for your eyes and ears! You should also know that the show is totally free!


Venue details


This performance takes place at the magnificent Maria Cristina Avenue, next to Plaza España, one of the nicest places in Barcelona. There, you will find the beginning of the Montjuic hill, and you will see the Maria Cristina Avenue going from the Plaza España towers to the fountain. You can also see, behind the fountain and at the top of the hill, the National Museum of Catalan Art (MNAC – Museu Nacional d’Art de Cataunya) one of the most emblematic museums in Catalunya, which holds the world’s largest and best art collection of the Romanic Period.

How to get there?

Metro: L1 and L3 (red and green lines) and get off at Plaza España station.
Bus lines: 13, 27, 37, 46, 50, 79, 91, 109, 150, D20, H12, V7
Night bus: N0, N1, N2, N13, N14, N15, N16, N17


The Montjuic Fountain lights show is totally FREE. 


December 31th   New Year’s Eve There, in Maria Cristina Avenue, you can enjoy this year for the first time, on New Year’s Eve.
January All days Closed Annual Maintenance – No Emotions
February to  April 30th Fridays and Saturdays and April 20. from 19:00 h to 21:00 h With music and colour:
19/ 19.30/ 20 /20.30 h.Sunday 20 April, extra show because of Easter at 20 h.
From May 1st to September 30th From Thursdays to Sundays From 21:00 h to 23:30 h With music and colour:
21 / 21.30 / 22 / 22.30
23 h
From October to December Fridays and Saturdays, and December 25, December 26, January 1st From 19:00 h to 21:00 h With music and colour: 19/ 19.30/ 20 /20.30 h.Because of the International
Jazz Festival of Barcelona, from 11 to 30
October, the 20 h show will be at the rhythm of Jazz and it will last 21 minutes.

On December 24, 25 and 26, the show will be amenized with Christmas songs.

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