Barcelona for kids

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Barcelona for kids
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Barcelona for kids

The best family-friendly venues in Barcelona

Families al fresco
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Families al fresco

Get out where families and fresh air meet for bonding time with those you love most

Bakeries: O, sweet temptation!
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Bakeries: O, sweet temptation!

When it's time to stop and refuel with the kids, we've got you covered

Where to picnic
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Where to picnic

Find a spot to spread out your blanket and set up for an outdoor family feast

Restaurants for families

Merquén
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Merquén

Merquén is a tasty condiment made ​​from roasted peppers, a legacy of the Mapuche culture that spread to Argentine and Chilean Patagonia. In Chile it's used for seasoning dishes of the finest Andean cuisine. It looks powder with small reddish flakes and is made of the dry and spicy 'cacho de cabra' variety of chili and mixed with coriander seeds, although the Mapuche also include other ingredients. Merquén is also the name Chilean Rolando and Catalan Laia have given their restaurant with Chilean soul and Mediterranean flavour. While there are a number of well-prepared Chilean dishes, Laia puts the Catalan touch on things in the kitchen. Especially when it comes to the tapas. (read more)

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
Aguaribay
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Aguaribay

The best thing you can say about a vegetarian restaurant is that it doesn’t look like one Forget about the vegetarian clichés of sad tofu salads, here they offer a lunch menu featuring imaginative, tasty, nutritious dishes such as beans with cream of polenta and sage or home-made stuffed pasta, and always with an aperitif tapa included. In the evenings they unveil a range of tapas such as papas arrugas, Argentinean pies, burritos and fajitas. A small, well-chosen selection of wine and beer is available.

Users say
  • 4 out of 5 stars
Semproniana
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Semproniana

Ada Parellada’s cooking is always fun, fresh and original

Granja Petitbo
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Granja Petitbo

Indulge yourself in breakfast, lunch and midday snacks at this Scandi-inspired café

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
Users say
  • 4 out of 5 stars

Attractions

Skip the Line: Best of Barcelona Tour including Sagrada Familia

Skip the Line: Best of Barcelona Tour including Sagrada Familia

Perfect for first-time visitors, the tour will show you the city’s most iconic sights

Three Countries in One Day

Three Countries in One Day

Pack your passport and expand your horizons on a day trip from Barcelona

City Sightseeing Barcelona Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

City Sightseeing Barcelona Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Discover the ancient, medieval and modern sights of Barcelona on this hop-on hop-off tour

PortAventura and Costa Caribe

PortAventura and Costa Caribe

Enjoy fun for all the family at Spain’s top theme park and aquatic center: PortAventura and Costa Caribe! Simply head inside the parks with an entrance ticket and enjoy the rides at your own pace. Discover roller coasters, accelerator rides and ‘Sesame Street’ adventures in PortAventura, or head to Costa Caribe to splash around with water jets and free-fall slides.

Casa Batlló
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Casa Batlló

Artists Gaudí and Jujol took an ordinary apartment block and completely remodelled it

Users say
  • 5 out of 5 stars
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Children's cinema

The Lego Batman Movie
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The Lego Batman Movie

A little plastic bat fights the forces of evil in this mad, hilarious comic-book pastiche

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
Sing
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Sing

A fun musical about animals living in the city and pursuing their dream to be singers

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
Moana
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Moana

Charming animated film about a Polynesian girl fighting to save her Pacific island’s future

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

This entertaining first spin-off from the Harry Potter movies is both inventive and familiar

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars

Child-friendly Barcelona

Parc d'Atraccions Tibidabo
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Parc d'Atraccions Tibidabo

If there’s one thing kids love it’s a funfair – and the same usually goes for their parents

Zoo de Barcelona
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Zoo de Barcelona

The dolphin shows are the big draw, but the decently sized zoo has plenty of other animals, like giant hippos

Users say
  • 3 out of 5 stars
Barcelona Bosc Urbà (Urban Jungle)
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Barcelona Bosc Urbà (Urban Jungle)

This urban adventure park – the first of its kind in Barcelona – is designed to deliver a monster dose of adrenalin

L'Aquàrium
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L'Aquàrium

Check out the Oceanari, a giant shark-infested tank traversed via a glass tunnel

MIBA. Museu d'Idees i Invents de Barcelona
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MIBA. Museu d'Idees i Invents de Barcelona

Wacky ideas and ingenious inventions suggest a future where anything is possible

Users say
  • 1 out of 5 stars
Torre de les Aigües
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Torre de les Aigües

The Torre de les Aigües is a welcoming oasis: relief from the heat and unlimited opportunities for fun in the water

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