Barcelona is a great city destination for families, with plenty of things to do all year round that won´t hit you too hard in the wallet. Here is our list of the Top 5 things to do for families in Barcelona.
1. Zoo in Park Ciutadella Barcelona Zoo
The Barcelona Zoo located in Park Ciutadella is a great place to bring the kids! There are many animals to see from all over the world ranging from farm animals to reptiles. This Zoo has beautiful ponds and spectacular trees to make it a very beautiful sight. Educational sessions are offered providing information on Sea Lions and other sea creatures.
2. The Aquarium
Barcelona is home to the largest Aquarium in Europe. You and your family can enjoy sights from the Mediterranean Sea and other tropical tanks or animals as exotic to Barcelona as a Penguin. If you are looking for something adventurous, the aquarium offers an instructional class followed by shark diving within their Oceanarium for experienced divers. This aquarium promises a fun filled family day!
3. Poble Español
Poble Espaol is an area located on Montejuic which was created in 1929 to recreate the differences in architecture found in the various regions of Spain. There are many things for you to enjoy such as different craft shops and many activities for children such as glass blowing. An opportunity for a free afternoon for you remains in Poble Español, as fun activities for kids are always available ranging from shows including men on stilts or arts and crafts.
4. Magical Fountain of Montjuic
Also located on Montjuic is Barcelona’s Magical Fountain, which is home to a unique light show at dusk on Thursday through Sunday. It is absolutely spectacular and a definite highlight for the kids!
5. Cable Car
A Cable Car lifting people the mountain from the beaches of Barceloneta to Montjuic can disguise transportation as a fun activity for the kids and you. The views are spectacular and the ride is pretty fun! Not something to do if you do not like heights.
This post was submitted by Thomas.