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This fabulous City is vibrant and cosmopolitan, full of historical charm, bustling boulevards, and fabulous architecture. With a mild climate, and sunny skies, Barcelona is a place that can easily be visited with children.

Barcelona is very child friendly, children will love finding their way around the fascinating Gaudi houses, or stomping around the Montjuic Castle, and seeing the magic fountain. Take a stroll down the Ramblas, bustling with street entertainers. Younger kids may want to make a stop on route at the Aquarium, or head down to the beach to play in the sand.  With the Montserrat Mountain range, Sitges and PortAventura, its worth making time for a few day trips during your stay.


Things to Do in Barcelona with Kids

Take a stroll down the Ramblas, a wide boulevard and most famous street in Barcelona linking the Placa de Catalunya and the Monument de Colom. Along this wide boulevard you will not only enjoy the street entertainment, but also the bustling atmosphere, and the fascinating architecture you will also find along it.

Children will love the food on offer in Barcelona, there is always a tapa ( small plate) that the kids will like and of course the hot chocolate and churros ( long donuts)!

Visit at least one of the fabulous parks such as Parc de la Ciutadella, which includes a zoo, a lake, a large fountain and several museums or the intriguing Parc Guell with many of Gaudi pieces including the staircase look like they belong in a fairytale!
Discover the genius of Gaudi on this wonderful Barcelona tour. Explore the work of this visionary Modernist architect with an expert who can reveal the secrets of Gaudi's extraordinary achievements.

Younger family members will enjoy a day out at Tibidabo amusement park. For us Adults, there is a picturesque church at the top of the mountain and unparalleled views overlooking Barcelona city which is reached by the Tramvia Blau ( Tram ) which is like a step back in time that will please all ages!

Port Aventura is guaranteed to delight adults and children alike. This is one of Europe’s premier theme parks located near Salou on the Costa Dorada approx 90 minutes away from Barcelona. More details...

If you are short on time, see the very best of Barcelona has to offer on a sightseeing tours.

Kids love castles, and Montjuïc with its Castle is well worth a visit. There are attractions such as the Spanish Village and the Magic Fountain, originating from the 1929 International Exhibition, and the 1992 Olympics.

Visit the La Sagrada de Familia, the unfinished masterpiece of Antoni Gaudi. The Sagrada Familia is the jewel in the crown of his works, and a dazzling synthesis of his ideas. Take a tour of Barcelona and let a knowledgeable guide explain the unique elements of Gaudi's craft. 

Visit the Mountain of Montserrat which lies only 40 kilometres (30 miles) inland from Barcelona and is one of Catalonia's most important religious sites. More details...

When to Visit Barcelona with Kids.

Spring and Autumn is the best time to visit Barcelona, as the Summer months can be hot and humid.

 

Recommended Family Holidays in Barcelona

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Recommended Family Friendly Hotels in Barcelona

Hotel 1898 Barcelona is located on the vibrant boulevard of La Rambla. From the rooftop terrace you can enjoy magnificent, panoramic views over the city, and take a dip in the open-air swimming pool. More details...


Recommended Family Friendly Self-Catering Accommodation  in Barcelona

The Casp 74 Apartments Barcelona are located in the elegant district of Eixample - a few blocks away from the historic centre and Arc de Triunf. Modern and stylish apartments are well-equipped with open-plan kitchens and free Wi-Fi. Children under 12 free of charge using existing bedding. More details...

Illa Fantasia Water and Theme Park Tickets with Shuttle


Experience a great day out for the whole family at one of Spain's most popular theme parks. Illa Fantasia water park is located just outside of Barcelona and hosts over 22 thrilling water rides. Whether you want to get your heart racing on the exhilarating high-speed water slides or float around on the lazy river, this fun-packed theme park has something for everyone.

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PortAventura Day Trip from Barcelona


Visit one of Europe’s largest theme parks – the incredible PortAventura – on a day trip from Barcelona! Located on Spain’s sunny Costa Dorada, the theme park boasts countless rides, water experiences, attractions and shows. Grip your seat on white-knuckle rollercoaster rides, and try out the world’s fastest accelerator ride, too. With five different zones, numerous restaurants and a kid’s area themed around ‘Sesame Street,’ a day out in PortAventura is sure to be a winner for all the family.

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Barcelona Card with Guidebook


See and do everything Barcelona has to offer with this great value city sightseeing and discount card. Choose from 2, 3, 4 or 5 consecutive day passes and receive free entry, great discounts and offers to Barcelona's major attractions. Whether you prefer museums or galleries, cathedrals or shopping - Barcelona has it all. The Barcelona Card offers FREE ENTRY to over 20 of the city's top visitor attractions (including the Chocolate Museum and Park Guell), free transport around Barcelona, and access to over 90 special offers in shops, restaurants, museums and much more.

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Horseback Riding Tour in Serralada Litoral Natural Park from Barcelona


Saddle up and set off on a horseback adventure through the stunning Serralada Litoral Natural Park! On this half-day tour from Barcelona, you’ll travel by minibus to a stable in the quaint village of Orrius, and then ride through the Catalan countryside with an expert local guide. Aimed at novice- to intermediate-level riders, your horseback tour will go at a steady pace, taking in breathtaking scenery that you might not otherwise have the opportunity to see.

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8-Day Spain Tour Including Barcelona, Madrid, Cordoba, Seville, Granada and Toledo


Discover beautiful Barcelona, UNESCO World Heritage-listed Toledo and the highlights of Spain’s Andalusia region on this 8-day tour. Spend two days exploring Barcelona at your own pace; then, ride a high-speed train to Madrid. Explore the cities of Seville, Cordoba and Granada, and visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Granada’s Alhambra Palace and Generalife Gardens. You’ll enjoy seven overnight stays in 3- or 4-star hotels as well as several guided tours and round-trip transportation by deluxe coach.

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Barcelona Hop-on Hop Off Tour: North to South Route


Utilize the Barcelona hop-on hop-off city bus tour which has three different tour routes to explore the city! See the major sights aboard an open-top double-decker bus, and with over 45 stops to choose from you can hop on and hop off all around the city. Spend as much or as little time at places of interest before jumping aboard for the next stop - the choice is yours!Special Offer - Book now and receive FREE WIFI and Barcelona City App aboard the hop-on hop-off bus. - Book Now!

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Barcelona Hop-on Hop Off Tour: East to West Route


See Barcelona at your own pace on a one-day or two-day hop-on hop-off tour. With two interconnected routes, this tour is the easiest way to get around Barcelona and see all the sights. Get a bird's eye view of the cobbled medieval streets of Las Ramblas, discover the Port Olímpic beachfront promenade and see the famous F.C. Barcelona football stadium.Special Offer - Book now and receive FREE WIFI aboard the hop-on hop-off bus. - Book Now!

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Barcelona Morning Sightseeing Tour


Discover the exuberance and beauty of Barcelona on a 4.5-hour morning tour of this exquisite Catalan city. Perfect for first-time visitors, this tour is the ideal introduction to Barcelona's famous sights, including the Barcelona cathedral, Gothic quarter, the Olympic Village (Vila Olimpica) and the beautiful Montjuic castle. Sample a glass of cava at the Spanish Village (Poble Espanyol), then take in aerial views of Barcelona's skyline and the city harbor from a cable car (included).

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FC Barcelona Football Stadium Tour and Museum Tickets


Calling all sporting fans! Do not miss this fantastic opportunity to retrace the footsteps of legendary players from past and present on this self-guided tour through Barcelona FC's Camp Nou football stadium. Your ticket also includes skip the line entry to the Barcelona football museum, where you can enjoy a panoramic view of the stadium and discover the history of this legendary football team.

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Barcelona Ghost Night Walking Tour


Discover Barcelona at night on this ghost walking tour and find out what secrets lay beneath the city’s surface. Wander through Barcelona’s neighborhoods and alleys as you hear stories about paranormal activity, exorcisms, witchcraft and more. You’ll also see several architectural gems including the beautiful Church of Santa Maria del Mar and the Arc de Triomf.

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Barcelona Super Saver: Montserrat Day Trip and Barcelona Gaudi Tour


Montserrat Day Trip and Barcelona Gaudi Tour including Sagrada Familia combines two best selling tours at a discounted price. Start the morning with a tour to Montserrat's Royal Basilica before spending the afternoon exploring Barcelona's special artistic heritage. If time is tight and you'd like to travel beyond Barcelona, this full-day super saver tour gives you a delicious taste of Catalonia, Spain. Even better, you'll enjoy a 5% discount when you buy these tours in this way.Special Offer - When you book this trip you are guaranteed to save up to 5% compared to booking the two tours separately - Book Now!

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Gaudí’s La Pedrera at Night: A Behind-Closed-Doors Tour in Barcelona


Experience the magical world of Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí on this exclusive night tour of one of his most famous modernist buildings, La Pedrera (also known as Casa Milà), the second most visited museum in Barcelona. During the calm hours after dark, this intimate tour, limited to 30 people, will unveil to you the building's secrets not seen on daytime visits. See how residents lived in this beautiful building 100 years ago; visit several rooms; and enjoy outstanding views of La Sagrada Familia and the Barcelona skyline from the roof. Then toast your tour with a glass of Champagne!Special Offer - Book now and receive a FREE glass of Champagne. - Book Now!

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Barcelona Half-Day Bike Tour


There's no better way to see the sights and learn the history of Barcelona than by joining a bike tour! You get to have fun and socialize, have some exercise and be entertained by your knowledgeable English-speaking guide. This enjoyable and informative outdoor experience also gives you the chance to meet other travelers. There's no doubt it will be the best day you'll spend in Barcelona!

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Barcelona Zoo Entrance Ticket


Spend a day at Barcelona Zoo with your entrance ticket. Located in the heart of the “green lung” of Barcelona – Parc de la Ciutadella – Spain’s top zoo is home to more than 4,000 wild animals in spacious, leafy enclosures. See dolphins, lions, monkeys and more, and learn about Snowflake, the much-loved, rare white gorilla who once lived in this beautiful zoo.

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Our recommended family friendly hotel in Barcelona
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Hotel Casa Camper

  
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Elisabets, 11 
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Hotel Casa Camper

Located 5 minutes’ walk from Deribasovskaya Street in Odessa, City Center Apartments offer air-conditioned accommodation with a kitchen and free Wi-Fi. A public sandy beach is 15 minutes’ walk away. All the apartments are classically decorated and feature a fridge. Some apartments overlook Deribasovskaya Street, while others have a view of Odessa. Guests can use the kitchen to cook their meals, and there are shops within a 10-minute walk of the apartments. Cafés and restaurants can also be More details

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Hotel 1898

  
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La Rambla, 109 
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Located close to Interstate 71, this Blue Ash hotel offers a microwave and refrigerator. Kings Island Amusement Park is 8 miles away and St. Xavier University is 10 miles away. Cable TV along with a work desk is provided in each traditionally decorated room at Red Roof Inn Cincinnati Northeast – Blue Ash. Coffee-making facilities are also included. A snack center is provided for guests along with complimentary coffee in the lobby. A USA Today newspaper is also available daily. Paul Brown Stadium More details

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LittleTravellers.com review of Hotel 1898

Hotel 1898 Barcelona is located on the vibrant boulevard of La Rambla. From the rooftop terrace you can enjoy magnificent, panoramic views over the city, and take a dip in the open-air swimming pool.



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Casp 74 Apartments

  
Casp, 74 
Distance: 0.6 Miles (Show hotel on map)
Casp 74 Apartments

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LittleTravellers.com review of Casp 74 Apartments

The Casp 74 Apartments Barcelona are located in the elegant district of Eixample - a few blocks away from the historic centre and Arc de Triunf. Modern and stylish apartments are well-equipped with open-plan kitchens and free Wi-Fi. Children under 12 free of charge using existing bedding.



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ALMA Barcelona

  
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Mallorca, 269-271 
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ALMA Barcelona

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Our recommended family friendly hotel in Barcelona
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El Palauet Living Barcelona

  
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Passeig de Gràcia, 113 
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El Palauet Living Barcelona

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Our recommended family friendly hotel in Barcelona
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Apartaments Restaurant Hispanos 7 Suiza

  
Sicilia, 255 
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Apartaments Restaurant Hispanos 7 Suiza

Located in Rivne, this hotel comes with a sauna, steam bath and indoor swimming pool. It features a 24-hour reception and free Wi-Fi. Rivne city centre is 3.5 km from the hotel. Decorated in classic style, rooms at MelRose Spa Hotel are equipped with a flat-screen TV and fridge. Private bathrooms are fitted with a barh or shower and free toiletries. Guests of MelRose Spa can enjoy European and Ukrainian cuisine in the on-site restaurant, or relax with a cocktail at the bar. Rivne Otdykha Park More details

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Our recommended family friendly hotel in Sant Hilari Sacalm
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Hotel Vilar Rural De Sant Hilari Sacalm

  
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Camí De Reixac, S/N 
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Hotel Vilar Rural De Sant Hilari Sacalm

Just under 2 miles from Edinburgh city centre and Edinburgh Rail Station, International Guest House is a traditional Scottish property offering full Scottish breakfasts and free Wi-Fi in public areas. Each bedroom has an en suite bathroom with a hairdryer and either a bath or a shower. Other features include a TV and tea/coffee making facilities. The International is located on a main bus route, with easy access to the city centre. The property has views towards Arthur's Seat and there is ample More details

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AApartments in city center

  
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Park City Mountain Resort and downtown Park City are both 10 minutes’ drive from this guest accommodation. A fully equipped kitchen is available in all rooms and an outdoor pool is on site. A separate living area with a fireplace and a flat-screen cable TV is available in all apartments at Raintree’s The Miners Club Park City. Free toiletries and a private balcony are also included. Bikes are available for hire from the Park City Raintree’s Miners Club. A business centre, fitness centre, More details

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Hotel Pulitzer

  
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Bergara, 8 
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This hostel is located in a country side village just a 13-minutes’ drive from Ypres. Munchenhof offers rooms with a private bathroom and free Wi-Fi. Each room is simply furnished with a grey floor and white walls. The rooms feature a TV and private bathroom with shower. Breakfast is offered each morning breakfast is offered in the restaurant. You can also enjoy lunch and dinner at Hostel Munchenhof. You can enjoy a drink in the bar. A bowling alley as well as billiards is available. You can More details

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Barcelona Center Tallers

  
Tallers, 28 
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The Gold Taurus Park Resort

The Gold Taurus Park Resort really lives up to its “golden” name. A first class resort for those looking for a summer holiday that really is perfectly designed for families.



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