The fantastic Creueta del Coll swimming pool (artificial lake)

The fantastic Creueta del Coll swimming pool (artificial lake)

La Creueta del Coll is a spectacular swimming pool in Barcelona located in the upper part of Gràcia from where you can enjoy the best views of the city. This space is an artificial lake in the middle of a hilly park in the neighborhood of El Coll in the district of Gràcia.

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It has a large square of 60,000 square meters and picnic areas, as well as the famous sculpture “In Praise of Water” by Eduardo Chillida. It is only 60 centimeters deep so it is wonderful for children.

The lake is located in what used to be a quarry in the Coll neighborhood, which was transformed into a public park in 1987. The lake has 2,100 square meters of water surface, 60 centimeters deep and capacity for 800 people.

Creueta del Coll operation and opening hours

It should be mentioned that the operation of the facilities depends on the Barcelona City Council.

The fantastic Creueta del Coll swimming pool (artificial lake)


  • Until July 31: between 10 am and 8 pm.
  • From August 1 to September 4: between 10 am and 7 pm.

Free admission for children under one year of age and seniors over 65.

General admission costs 2.49 euros.

The address of the park is Paseo de la Mare de Déu del Coll, 77. You can get there by metro on L5 and get off at the El Coll-Teixonera stop.

Take advantage of the warm weather to enjoy a wonderful day with your family.

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