Making The Most Of The Time When On Holiday In Barcelona With Children

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If you love Barcelona when on an “adult holiday” then you will still love it when you bring the kids with you on your next visit; they will love it too. One thing you will not is that it is possible to engage in some grown-up fun without having to leave the children behind. It is common to find parents have small talk and sipping beers on a terrace as they watch the kids play around. Here are some of the things you can do to make the most of the holiday time when in Barcelona with the kids.

La Rambla

The La Rambla is as much a spectacle for the visitors as it is for the locals. Street performances held on a pedestrian boulevard run through the day and into the night. Acts include flame throwers, fire-eaters, human statues, and flamenco dancers among others. It is a place filled with free family entertainment.

Bird’s-Eye Barcelona

If your kids do not fear heights, then taken them atop the Monument a Colom where they can have a spectacular view of the city below and the harbor. Alternatively, you can opt to take them on a Transbordador Aeir Cable ride. The cable cars roles over the city to the harbor; the ride connects La Barceloneta with Montjuïc

Water World

The good thing about water world is you do not have to worry about the kids getting wet. They will go crazy as they have fun taking part in various activities such as playing in the carousel or getting into the prototype submarine. The Water World is home to thousands of fish and an 80m long aquarium, which is a shark tunnel.

Fun Museum

Museum may be an adult’s idea of fun, but there are several museums that also pay attention to children. Such museums offer educational exhibits in a fun way that captures the kids’ imagination. For creepy wax statues, chocolaty artworks, and cool audiovisual displays to education shows and children workshops, the Museu Maritim is where parents take their kids to learn and have fun.

Parc D’atraccions

A Ferris wheel ride and a scary horror house are examples of the twisted fun and scary things that the Parc d’Atraccions has in store for all visitors. The kids will either love the scary fun or be utterly dismayed, which might also happen to most adults. The Hotel Kruger is a horror house with ghouls and leaping ghosts that make hairs stand with fear.

Make A Splash

The Barcelona beach is one place that offers loads of fun activities under the sun. From sunbathing, building castles, and play beach games, to taking a dip in the seas; the beach is a fun place where the kids and let loose and make a splash. If you find the beach too crowded, and your family is in the mood of getting wet and having fun in the water, then head to any of the city’s pools.

A Day At Park Güell

After a few days of touring and sightseeing, the children may not be in the mood for too much travel though they would still love to be out of the hotel room. Take them to the park for a picnic and relaxation. The older kids will be intrigued by the weirdness of the park, and the energetic toddlers will love play in the vast grassland and playgrounds.


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Summer in Barcelona is a period of sunny months as people get to make the most of the humid weather. It is one of the Mediterranean cities that will wow all visitors with its alluring charm of excellent weather, welcoming locals and unbeatable food. Driving around the city will not let you enjoy the best of what the city has to offer. The only way to have a taste of the different pleasures of Barcelona is wandering about on foot. Here are some of the top summer attractions that stand out in this Mediterranean city.


Barcelona’s parks and other day trips attractions are a blend of man-made attractions and the best of what nature has to offer. Beautiful gardens, sandy beaches and parks are always a huge attraction during the sunny months.

  • The La Rambla is home to the mosaic pavements done by Joan Miro’s is always an excellent place to go for a stroll.
  • The Park Guell that has structures that look like they come out of Hansel and Gretel.
  • The Barceloneta Beach that is a 7km stretch of sand and palm trees.
  • The Sitges is the party town of Barcelona and a huge attraction for visiting tourists.
  • Other cools places to include the Montserrat and the playgrounds of Parc de la Ciutadella


Barcelona is a city famed for diverse people and culture, and the best way to explore this diverse richness is by taking part in the city’s different events and festivals.

  • From the 29th to the 31st of May, the Primavera Sound Festival will be held to celebrate music such as rock and pop. It is will be a five-day event.
  • In Mid-June, the city will hold the annual “Dancing Egg” festival in which several churches garland their buildings with flowers as an empty hollowed egg dances on the spout of water from their fountains.
  • The Sonar Festival will follow in the month of June on date 12th – 14th that celebrates advanced music and new media art.
  • The Saint Joan on the 23rd and 24th of the same month, an event that is characterized by bonfires as people eat cava.
  • Festival de Padralbes is a massive event that runs from the 12th of June to the 10th of July, an event that seen several concerts run during that period.
  • The La Diada festival, which is the Catalan National Day is held on the 2nd of September and has several matches, free concerts and demos held along the streets.
  • Jazz concerts are held through the months of June to August during the Music als Parcs.
  • The San Miguel Mas i Mas Festival is a music festival that runs across different venues in the city and starts from the July (the last week) through to the early days of September.
  • Sala Montjuic is a unique event that has a series of outdoor cinema sessions complemented by some bit of live jazz band music. The event is held at the Montjuic Castle.