In Catalonia and throughout Spain, the festival of El Día de los Reyes on 6 January is a massive event. It celebrates the arrival of the three kings in Bethlehem with their gifts for the infant Christ, and is the traditional Spanish day for exchanging gifts. A huge parade takes place throughout Barcelona, with fireworks and street parties, as children clamour to receive their presents.
With an Olympic stadium, castle and several museums, Montjuïc is a hill worth climbing – but don't tire yourself out before you even get there! Catch the Montjuïc cable car and glide all the way to the top.
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.
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 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.
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.
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, 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.
In the ‘CosmoCaixa‘, you can experiment with physics, delve into the Amazonian rainforest, witness the Big Bang in the planetarium and much more. This is arguably Barcelona's coolest museum and is a perfect day out for all the family. Read our article to find out more information.
Take a bike tour around the beaches of Barcelona. Bornbike are offering a tour which includes cycling around the port, Barcelona’s seafront, and some of the famous barrios located near the beach.
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