Category Archives: Barcelona for Children

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

Chinese New Year Lantern Festival

ShareBarcelona is a cosmopolitan, international city with many ethnic communities. In the last decade the Chinese population has increased dramatically, bringing many new restaurants, festivals, shops and welcome new faces to a city that has always thrived on immigration. The … Continue reading

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Aracaladanza – Pequeños Paraisos

ShareIf you are looking for ways to entertain your small ones this Christmas in Barcelona, contemporary children’s dance company Aracaladanza, is performing “Pequeños Paraisos”, a spectacular children’s performance. Pequeños Paraísos is based on Bosch’s painting The Garden of Earthly Delights, … Continue reading

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Boulevard Sou d’Art at the Casa Batllo

ShareHigh end fashion, design and gastronomy come together at Boulevard Sou d’Art in the Casa Batllo on Passeig de Gracia in Barcelona. This Christmas the iconic art nouveau building by Antoni Gaudí will open its doors once again, to celebrate … Continue reading

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Autumn in Barcelona’s Collserola Park

ShareAutumn is a wonderful time to explore the Collserola Park situated on Barcelona’s western fringe. The intense summer hear has gone, making outdoor pursuits such as hiking more agreeable. With a total area of 84.65 km², Collserola is the largest … Continue reading

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The 5 best parks offering shade in Barcelona

ShareUniversity Central The University Central Garden is a fine emergency shelter when it gets hot in the downtown. This is a green island in the middle of an urban area where the Ciutat Vella and Eixample meet. The garden of … Continue reading

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Barcelona Hotel Terrace Week 2014

ShareWith the arrival of summer, Hotel Terraces Week in Barcelona is soon upon us. Owed to the success of past editions, this year it will last longer than in previous years and is to be held between May the 30th … Continue reading

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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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