Unearthing Topmost Picnic Spots In Barcelona

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Barcelona enjoys great climatic conditions, and barring some rainy days the weather is extremely suitable to go out and explore some great areas in Barcelona. The place has a lot to offer, as there are a number of outdoor activities that one could get involved in. Moreover, there are such tranquil spots that are ideal for picnicking. There are a number of restaurants, etc. that offer great culinary delight to the visitors. So, here are the topmost picnic spots in Barcelona that are worth visiting.

El Parc De Joan Miro

The park is located in the central neighbourhood of Barcelona’s l’Eixample. It is actually famous for the sculpture prepared by none other than the great Catalan Artist called Joan Miro. The sculpture has a height of 22 metre, and is a great sight to visit. The architectural beauty of the sculpture is simply surreal.

The best part about the park is that it is in close vicinity to the city; so, one could instantly avoid the hustle and bustle of the city and enter the great tranquil atmosphere of the park. This is the reason the spot is visited by a great number of people daily. A huge rush is witnessed on weekends when tourists and locals come prepared with their food, etc. in order to relax here. There are massive palm trees and pine trees here offering shaded paths.

Parc Del Laberint D’Horta

This park is a labyrinth park that offers amazing experience to the visitors. Besides, it enjoys the distinction of being Barcelona’s oldest garden. Tourists love to find their way through the maze here, and discover a great number of natural spots on the way. The park is a bit unassuming spot as it is hidden behind the great historic spot called ‘Dukes of Llupia’ which is a great palace. The 18th century neoclassical garden is a great site to visit. Moreover, one gets a chance to discover such mythological figures painted on the wall as Echo, Eros, and Narcissus, to name a few.

Jardins De Can Sentmenat

The best features of the spot are its stately female statues, and well groomed lawns and hedges. The park was the creation of Catalan nobility and served as the residence of Marquis of Sentmenat at some point of time. However, it is not a public garden and is a perfect spot to visit for escaping the bustling traffic and maddening noise and rush of the city. The wooded area spans 9 hectare and offers great respite to the visitors. One gets astonishing views of Barcelona from this spot.

Parc De L’ Espanya Industrial

The park is located beside the train station and is a perfect mix of Barcelona industry and culture. There is the unmistakable pond here that offers great respite to the visitors. Moreover, there is the dragon’s trail that has the great 150 tonne sculpture which is a delight to discover as well.

Jardins Del Palau De Pedralbes

The spot is famous among the locals as there is a lot of green space here. People feel completely relaxed after visiting the gardens. So, one must make it a point to discover pristine beauty of the park.

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

Thousands Of People Walk Daily By This Popular Pedestrian Area

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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.