Category Archives: Barcelona for Children

Practical information for visiting Barcelona with children plus fun activities to occupy children in Barcelona

The best Picnic spots in Barcelona

ShareBarcelona is the ideal city for picnicking outdoors. Year round sunshine makes any season ideal for a picnic in Barcelona, even the odd winter day! This is a city all about outdoor eating in all its forms, a city with … Continue reading

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The Barcelona Aquarium

ShareThe Barcelona Aquarium is located in the old port, next to the Mare Magnum shopping centre. Las Ramblas is just a stone’s throw away. This is one of Europe’s biggest marine leisure and education centres, with over 11,000 marine animals … Continue reading

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Festa de Sant Medir 2014

ShareOn the third of march a wonderful event in Barcelona for families with sweet-toothed children takes place in Barcelona, Sant Medir 2014. Also known by the name of the Fiesta de San Emeterio, this annual festival takes place in March … Continue reading

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We are all made of stars. Apparently..

ShareThis is one of many discoveries you can make at “Som astrònoms!” [We are astronomers!], an exhibition organised by the Obra Social La Caixa. This exhibition in the CosmoCaixa 3D Planetarium consists of a full-screen film that shows us what … Continue reading

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Carnival Barcelona 2012

ShareThe Spanish Carnival season is celebrated all over Spain, in every region Carnival has its own unique character and traditions. Barcelona has always had its own flavour of festivities, and this year, 2012, Barcelona City Council is launching a new … Continue reading

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La Mercè activities for children in Barcelona

ShareThis year’s La Mercè festivities in Barcelona falls on a Saturday this year and thus will last a day less than normal. A packed and exciting schedule is guaranteed. La Mercè offers young audiences theatre, circus, magic, art workshops, free … Continue reading

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Tour Barcelona by Bus

ShareBus tours are a great way to see the sites of Barcelona without tiring yourself and for those on a tight schedule they offer a way to pack in all those sites. Barcelona’s Hop-on hop-off buses visit all of the … Continue reading

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A walking tour of Barcelona’s beach

ShareThe Beach in Barcelona is the ideal place for a walk, to take in some fresh sea air and take a break from the city. In summertime the beaches in Barcelona throng with sunbathers and swimmers. As summer ends the … Continue reading

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Barcelona beach apartments – city and beach life

ShareIn recent years beach apartments have become an increasingly popular choice with holidaymakers. Proximity to the sea plus the warm sunshine of oceans such as the  Mediterannean, Carribean or Pacific make a beach apartment the perfect choice for relaxing by … Continue reading

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Port Aventura opens new Sesame Street Leisure Complex

ShareOn 8 April the Port Aventura leisure complex opened the new season with SésamoAventura, its sixth theme park area, dedicated to the television series Sesame Street. With a surface area of ​​13,000 square meters, this new area featuring some 11 … Continue reading

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