Visiting Barcelona With Kids?

Visiting Barcelona With Kids?

Finding a place to please every #family member isn't always an easy feat. #Barcelona is a great choice, especially if you're traveling with young kids in tow. #Beaches, museums (including one all about chocolate!), and funky #architecture all make for lots of interesting #activities to keep little minds occupied.


Visiting cities like Barcelona, which are filled with extreme art and culture with kids can be really exhausting. Kids typically do not always find visiting museums, churches, or architecturally advanced structures amusing and hence, can be hard to please. Therefore, if you’re traveling to this magnificent city with children, it is important to plan ahead, places, or attractions which will be fun for them.  We think this is one of the friendliest cities on earth, so getting around with kids should not be so difficult!

Barcelona -  Architecture By Gaudi

Getting Around 

The city of Barcelona has an excellent transportation system; so traveling with children from one place to another won’t be cumbersome.  In fact, the city also boasts a cable car, tramway, and a funicular train.  However, if you and your kids are a little more adventurous, then renting a bike is a great way to get around. You will find several bike paths in and around the city of Barcelona. 

Attractions That Kids will Love

La Rambla

La Rambla is the most popular place in Barcelona.  It is filled with street vendors, entertainers, flamenco dancers, and a live bird fair.  This place is an absolute blast for children.  

It is filled with street vendors, entertainers, flamenco dancers, and a live bird fair

The various entertainers and burst of colors in the open air market will give kids a touch of Spanish culture and keep them from getting bored. 

Aquarium Barcelona

Located in Port Vell, the facility boasts 35 aquariums which house almost 11,000 animals of approximately 450 species. The facility also includes 80 meters of underwater tunnel which is quite mesmerizing and fun-tastic for children.

The facility also includes 80 meters of underwater tunnel which is quite mesmerizing and fun-tastic for children
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Aquarium Barcelona

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 Moll d'Espanya, Barcelona, Spain
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Inside the Underwater Tunnel atthe Barcelona Aquarium

Magic Fountain of Montjuic

Located near the Plaça d’Espanya, the magic fountain hosts light and music performances on film, classic and modern music from movies like Gladiator, The Godfather, and The Lord of the Rings. 

Museu de la Xocolata

If your children freak about visiting a museum, here’s your chance to make them think otherwise. This museum is a museum of Chocolate, and has various amazing sculptures made out of chocolate which will blow your children’s minds. It also represents the history of chocolate – how it came to be made and eaten. Later, you can amuse your children with a sweet treat from the café.

... amazing sculptures made out of chocolate which will blow your children’s minds
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Museum of Chocolate

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 Carrer del Comerç, 36, Barcelona, Spain
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Barcelona Zoo

Famous as it was the home of Snowflake, the albino gorilla, Barcelona Zoo exhibits a grand variety of animal species in sections of terrarium, small primates, and so many more. This wide variety of animals can be useful in broadening the spectrum of knowledge for kids.

Barcelona Zoo exhibits a grand variety of animal species in sections of terrarium, small primates, and so many more
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Barcelona Zoo

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 Parc de la Ciutadella, Passeig de Picasso, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
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When it’s Time to Call it a Night 

Apart from the above attractions, you can always take your kids for some fun at the gorgeous beaches of Barcelona.  While traveling with kids, it is important to find accommodation which is not too secluded from the local attractions.  Your accommodation should have easy access to restaurants, cafés, etc.

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