Children in Barcelona

Barcelona with children – a perfect family holiday

City breaks with kids in tow can pose problems, but with its beaches, museums and outdoor options, Barcelona is definitely an all-round destination. We give you some options to get the most out of your family holiday.

Barcelona in summer – activities, advice & accommodation

It’s what we’ve been waiting for all year round…summer has finally arrived in Barcelona! Beaches, festivals, nightclubs and more...here are a few of the best bits the city has to offer during the summer season.

Barcelona in spring – advice, accommodation and activities

Barcelona in spring provides the perfect blend of sun, sea, sand and must- see events. Find out how the city comes into full bloom, with excellent dining, culture, weather and shopping.
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Barcelona Zoo – the perfect day out

A visit to Barcelona zoo will always be a popular trip for all of the family. Situated close to the city centre, swing by and say hi to the monkeys, dolphins and flamingos as well as hundreds of other animals.

Barcelona’s Aquarium – discover the depths of the sea

One of Europe’s largest aquariums, this underwater tank is made up of 21 enormous tanks brimming with over 450 marine species. See for yourself this visual delight and be wowed the scary sharks, beautiful fish and playful penguins that Barcelona Aquarium boasts!

Mount Tibidabo Attractions and Park Guide

Mount Tibidabo, watching over Barcelona, is a great place to spend time whilst in the city, by day or night. Our article provides you with a comprehensive guide to the area, including attractions, sights, restaurants and bars so you can make the most of a trip to the top of this famous hill.
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Discover the beaches beyond Barcelona

Summer's just round the corner and it's time to dust down that beach towel! If you fancy getting away for a day, Barcelona offers loads of options - from the Costa Brava in the north to the Costa Dorada in the south. Spoiled for choice? We talk you through some of our favourite beach spots, all within easy reach by train from Barcelona. Mediterranean sun here we come...

Port Aventura Theme Park

The story of a Sunday in Port Aventura, Barcelona’s theme park, spent with friends on the hunt for some real thrills and spills. A different way to spend the day in company whilst in the Catalan capital...

Montserrat Tours – experience the mountain’s unique history

History, nature, music, great views – Montserrat has it all. Visit this UNESCO world heritage site and discover why it attracts 3.2 million visitors each year. On this tour, after a drive through the picturesque villages you will make your way up the mountain. Which is 1235 metres from the ground.
Fiesta de Sant Medir 2011