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When visiting new cities for holidays, the main thing that most parents want to know is “what is there to do with the children?”. This won’t be a problem in Barcelona, as it’s a city that’s completely geared up for families, with plenty of places to visit and things to entertain kids of all ages.

As well as telling you about the places that are open year-round and suitable for children and having a family day out, there are also many bespoke events and activities that are organised in the city. You’ll find a particularly good choice of events around the Christmas and summer holidays, but these aren’t the only options – there are plenty of activities to choose from.

Places and activities for children in Barcelona

From kid’s play areas to theme parks and museums, below we have given you some more information about the different places you can go to for a great family day out with your children.

Theme parks and themed attractions

Without doubt, one of the best ways to entertain the smallest of children without fail is to take them to a theme park or amusement park.

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Tibidabo Amusement Park

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PortAventura Theme Park

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Gaudí Experiència

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Catalunya en Miniatura / Bosc Animat

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Animals

It’s no secret that kids love being around animals, and another sure way to keep them entertained is to take them to one of the many places with animals that we’ve listed below.

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Barcelona Zoo

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Aquarium Barcelona

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Parks

Barcelona’s many parks are ideal places to take a walk with the family, as well as offering play areas dedicated to children. Nearly all of the city’s parks are suitable for children, but we’ve given you a list of those that we think are the best for one reason or another.

Perfect parks to go to with children in Barcelona

PARC DEL LABERINT D’HORTA + info
PARK GÜELL + info
PARC DE LA CIUTADELLA + info

Museums

In Barcelona there are a few museums which, by their nature, are already oriented towards children, and you will also find child-friendly areas of many of the best-known museums in the city.

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CosmoCaixa Barcelona

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Camp Nou Experience Tour

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Wax Museum

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Chocolate Museum

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CaixaForum Barcelona

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Museum of Illusions

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Other museums of interest

MUSEU BLAU + info
CHILDREN’S WORKSHOPS AT THE MIRÓ FOUNDATION + info
ACTIVITIES AT BARCELONA’S MARITIME MUSEUM + info

Several children’s activities

As well as the more typical places to take kids that we’ve mentioned above, there are a few more which are more difficult to categorize, which we’ve listed below.

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Poble Espanyol

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Boat tour with “Las Golondrinas”

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Barcelona kid and family tour

Kids & Family Barcelona Walking tour

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English guided tour

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Barcelona Sweet Tour

Barcelona Sweet Tour

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English guided tour

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CicloTour Barcelona

CicloTour Barcelona

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English guided tour

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Catalan Donkey Trekking

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Guided tour in English

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booking Trencadís and Mosaic Workshop

Trencadís and Mosaic Workshop

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Medieval tour for children

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Guided tour in English

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Other places in Barcelona to take your children

MAGIC MOUNTAIN OF MONTJUÏC + info
AERI DEL PORT + info
TRAMVIA BLAU + info
BARCELONA’S BEACHES + info
BARCELONA BOSC URBÀ + info
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