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Barcelona Travel Guide

Barcelona Kids Attractions

The historic city of Barcelona offers more to its younger visitors than meets the eye. Children travelling in Barcelona will have a grand time discovering all that this exciting city has to offer and the waterfront is a great place to start where old and new ships still dock and children can enjoy a sightseeing cruise to view Barcelona from a different angle. Children will also love the cross-harbour cable car, which offers an exhilarating ride over the harbour and spectacular panoramic views.

Taking the children shopping while travelling in Barcelona is usually not a favourite pastime for parents or the children being hauled around, but stop off at one of the city''s famous (chocolate shops) and pick up an imaginatively shaped treat for the kids, such as a chocolate sailing ship, mushroom house or ferris wheel, and you''ve got yourself a deal.

With beautiful warm weather for most of the year, and very mild winters, Barcelona is one of those cities blessed with plenty of outdoor attractions and activities. Take the kids to the beach to splash around in the turquoise Mediterranean, cycle round the neighbourhoods of this bicycle friendly city, or jump on the city''s hop on hop off tourist bus. Children will love the constantly changing scenery and exciting attractions to be seen along the way.

When the weather cools down, why not head to one of the many museums dotted around the city, or the Barcelona Aquarium or Zoo where fun new learning opportunities abound and children can be captivated by the wonders of science and nature.



Many people forget that Barcelona is not only a big bustling city and cultural centre, but that it's bordered by the Mediterranean Sea, awarding the coastline a string of attractive beaches, an...

Parc de La Ciutadella

Parc de La Ciutadella

Located in the centre of Barcelona, the Parc de La Ciutadella is a great place to spend a sunny summer's afternoon relaxing under a tree with a book, a picnic and the family. Featuring a lake...

Barcelona Aquarium

Barcelona Aquarium

Featuring thousands of brightly coloured and exotic fish, the Barcelona Aquarium is a must for children of all ages. With 35 different tanks holding creatures from different oceans, the aquarium...

Montju??c Castle (Castell de Montju??c)

Montju??c Castle (Castell de Montju??c)

Take the cable car up the hill to the Montju??c Castle and enjoy the view over the city below. During the summer months many families can be found picnicking under the shade of a tree, and there...

Poble Espanyol

Poble Espanyol

The mock village of Poble Espanyol is an outdoor open-air architectural museum featuring over 35 workshops where visitors can see 20 different types of craftwork taking place. The village is made...

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