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  • Address: Avinguda Maria Cristina, Barcelona, Spain
  • Hours: The fountain operates Thursday to Sunday. Check the website for specific times as they change depending on the season!

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Magic Fountain Tours

One of Barcelona’s most dazzling attractions, the Magic Fountain, or Font Montjuic, was built in 1929 for the city’s World Exhibition, taking 3000 people almost a year to complete, and later restored during the 1992 Olympic Games. Taking center stage in Plaça Espanya at the foot of Montjuic Mountain, the Fountain is celebrated for its spectacular illuminations display, set against the majestic backdrop of the Montjuic Palace.

This is no ordinary lightshow – the Magic Fountain does its name justice with a kaleidoscope of shimmering fountains, syncing light, motion and music to dramatic effect. The breathtaking display is held throughout the year on weekend evenings (from Thursday to Sunday during summer), when the series of fountains spring to life each half-hour from 9.30pm until 11.30pm, for a vibrant 20-minute show.

Designed by Carles Buigas, the Magic Fountain is now one of Barcelona’s most popular tourist attractions, drawing almost 2.5 million annual visitors to the free shows. A range of uniquely choreographed spectacles captivate the audience on different nights, with soundtracks ranging from classical scores to a remix of Barcelona by Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballé, and the water acrobatics are performed by 3620 jets of water, reaching heights of 54 meters. For the most mind-blowing shows of the year, visit the Magic Fountain for the special Christmas or New Year’s Eve displays, or join the crowds for the annual ‘Piromusical’ show – the magnificent finale of Barcelona’s Merce Festival in September, with a show-stopping combination of fireworks, lasers, water and music.

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Barcelona Magic Fountain and Night Lights Premium Small Group Tour by Luxury Minibus, Barcelona, ... 
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

Barcelona Magic Fountain and Night Lights Premium Small Group Tour by Luxury Minibus

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 6 Reviews

Enjoy the best of Barcelona during the lively nighttime hours on our Open Top luxury minibus and enjoy the city like never before! We will tale you to the ...  Read more

Location: Barcelona, Spain
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $44.06
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Barcelona Magic Lights Private Bike Tour, Barcelona, City Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

Barcelona Magic Lights Private Bike Tour

Discover Barcelona at sunset with a 3 hour Magic Lights bike tour.  Visit the most popular illuminated monuments of the city. Admire the vibrant famous ballet ...  Read more

Location: Barcelona, Spain
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $56.32
Barcelona Gaudí Sightseeing Tour from Costa Brava, Costa Brava, Cultural Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

Barcelona Gaudí Sightseeing Tour from Costa Brava

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 2 Reviews

Explore the architectural wonders of one of the world’s most famous architects, Antoni Gaudí, on this full-day sightseeing tour in Barcelona. With ...  Read more

Location: Costa Brava, Spain
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $37.55
Magic Fountain Show and Gay Night Tour in Barcelona, Barcelona, City Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

Magic Fountain Show and Gay Night Tour in Barcelona

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better 1 Review

Enjoy a private 3-hour walking tour to discover the vibrant nightlife of the Eixample neighborhood in Barcelona, known for its gay bars and clubs. On this ...  Read more

Location: Barcelona, Spain
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $61.33
Barcelona Highlights Private Day Tour including Park Guell, Barcelona, Private Sightseeing Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 2 ADMISSION : 5

Barcelona Highlights Private Day Tour including Park Guell

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 14 Reviews

Explore the highlights of Barcelona on your own terms on this 8-hour customizable private tour. By car and by foot travel through the ages. Learn about the ...  Read more

Location: Barcelona, Spain
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $150.19
Ferrari Driving in Barcelona, Barcelona, City Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 2 ADMISSION : 5

Ferrari Driving in Barcelona

3 star rating: Worth doing 2 Reviews

Take the opportunity to drive a luxury car around the spectacular city of Barcelona. Choose from various routes including Barcelona and the beach, Sagrada ...  Read more

Location: Barcelona, Spain
Duration: Flexible

From USD $73.84
Private Montjuic Mountain Tour with Visit to Olympic Park and Plaza España, Barcelona, ... 
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 2 ADMISSION : 5

Private Montjuic Mountain Tour with Visit to Olympic Park and Plaza España

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 6 Reviews

In this three-hour private walking tour you will discover the Montjuic Mountain and you will enjoy its spectacular views. You will visit the only Castle in ...  Read more

Location: Barcelona, Spain
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $86.36
Barcelona Half-Day Tour with Local Driver-Guide, Barcelona, Private Sightseeing Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 2 ADMISSION : 5

Barcelona Half-Day Tour with Local Driver-Guide

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Reviews

See Barcelona's top highlights during this 4-hour tour with a private guide/driver. In a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan, your private group of up to 7 ...  Read more

Location: Barcelona, Spain
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $325.42
Guided Night Tour with The Magic Fountain by Bus in Barcelona, Barcelona, City Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 2 ADMISSION : 5

Guided Night Tour with The Magic Fountain by Bus in Barcelona

4 star rating: Recommended 14 Reviews

Avoid the daytime heat and explore Barcelona by night, from La Barceloneta to the Magic Fountain in Montjuïc, on this 2.5-hour tour. Join a knowledgeable ...  Read more

Location: Barcelona, Spain
Duration: 2 hours 18 minutes (approx.)

From USD $42.55
Barcelona Camp Nou Football Stadium Tour from Costa Brava with Optional Montjuic Fountains Light ... 
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 2 ADMISSION : 5

Barcelona Camp Nou Football Stadium Tour from Costa Brava with Optional Montjuic Fountains Light Show

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 5 Reviews

While you’re in Spain, don't miss the opportunity to visit Europe's largest stadium, Barcelona's Camp Nou football stadium, on this tour from Costa Brava. Step ...  Read more

Location: Costa Brava, Spain
Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $68.84

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