May 18, 2022
If you are looking for ideas of things to do with kids in Barcelona, look no further! Our team at Capri by Fraser, Barcelona have put together a list of our top picks that will keep the little ones entertained. From visiting Gaudi's famous architecture to exploring the beaches and parks, there is something for everyone in this vibrant city. Read on for our recommendations and start planning your family holiday today!
Barcelona is home to some wonderful beaches, which make for a great day out with kids. Our favourites are Barceloneta beach for its wide range of activities and Port Vell for its lovely views.
If you're after something more adrenaline-pumping, head to one of Barcelona's theme parks. Tibidabo Amusement Park offers rides for all ages, as well as stunning photo ops of the city.
One of the best things about Barcelona is that there are plenty of green spaces to enjoy a peaceful stroll with the kids. Our favourite is Montjuic Hill for its wonderful views.
One of the most iconic landmarks in Barcelona is the Basilica of the Sagrada Familia. This church is an awe-inspiring place to visit with kids and has been under construction for over a hundred years. Top tip: Make sure you book your tickets ahead of time as they sell out quickly and you don't want to miss out!
For a different perspective on Barcelona, take a ferry ride along the coast. You can catch one from either Port Vell or Barceloneta beach and enjoy lovely views of the cityscape as you sail by with the whole family.
The Gothic Quarter is one of the oldest areas in Barcelona and is home to some beautiful medieval architecture. Wander through its narrow streets and explore all the little hidden squares and courtyards with the kids in tow.
For a taste of local life, head to La Boqueria market in the centre of Barcelona with the family. This lively market is full of fresh produce, as well as stalls selling delicious Spanish snacks the kids will love.
This large museum is perfect for a rainy day and has a wide range of artwork on display, from Medieval to Modern. There is also an interactive section that the kids will enjoy.
For something different, take a ride on one of Barcelona's old-fashioned trams! This is a great way to see the city and avoid walking long distances with tired little ones.
One of the most famous architects in Barcelona is without a doubt, Antoni Gaudi. His unique and colourful style can be seen all over the city, but his masterpiece has to be Park Guell. This large park has lovely gardens and the Gaudí dragon staircase, which is sure to amaze the youngsters.
Parc de la Ciutadella is a perfect place for a family day out. With plenty of green space to run around in, a playground and even a zip-line, the kids will never be bored. And when they're ready to take a break, you can enjoy a picnic in the park or explore the many different buildings and museums.
If your kids are football fans, a visit to the world-famous Camp Nou stadium is a must. You can take a guided tour of the stadium and museum, or just explore on your own - either way, they're sure to be in awe.
For stunning views over the city, take a cable car ride up to Tibidabo Mountain. The journey is an adventure in itself and the views from the top are absolutely breathtaking.
CosmoCaixa is a science museum that's perfect for kids of all ages. With interactive exhibits on everything from space to ecology, they're sure to have a great time (and learn something new too!).
El Born is a cool, hip neighbourhood with plenty of things to keep the kids entertained. From street art to museums and parks, there's something for everyone in this vibrant area.
Barcelona Zoo is a great place to spend an afternoon with the kids. They can see animals from all over the world, including elephants, lions, and gorillas. There's also a petting zoo where they can get up close and personal with some furry friends.
If you're in the mood for a day trip during your holiday in Barcelona, head to Sitges - it's only about half an hour away by train and has lovely sandy beaches perfect for swimming and sunbathing with the kids.
Poble Espanyol is a great place to visit with children in Barcelona. This open-air museum has replicas of Spanish architecture and even has its own streets and squares. The kids will love exploring all the different buildings and learning about Spanish culture.
There are plenty of walking tours available in Barcelona that are perfect for families. These tours typically last around two hours and provide a great way to see the city with little ones in tow.
Capri by Fraser Barcelona is perfect for family stays, with spacious apartments with kitchens and a range of amenities to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Book your stay today!