Theme Parks in Barcelona
If you’re considering your options for an entertaining and fun day out, why not check out the theme parks in Barcelona, and near Barcelona. There are so many things to do in Barcelona, from museums and galleries, to sightseeing and relaxing on the beach, and plenty of Barcelona activities, but sometimes you just fancy doing something different! The main theme park in Barcelona is the Tibidabo Attractions Park. It is located high above the city, next to the Tibidabo church and perches on the Collserola hills. Rollercoasters and rides are further enhanced by the vertiginous optical effect created by its position. Although it is not a water park, there are a couple of water games for smaller childrena. This Barcelona amusement park is a great place for all the family as the views are magnificent. It is easily accessible from the centre by public transport, or you could enjoy a pleasant walk through the natural park and earn the entertainment treats you'll find at the top!
The Aqua Brava water park is in the town of Roses, on the Costa Brava. Its swimming pools are large and luxurious, and it has a delightful variety of water slides, games and rides that end in a very welcome splash. Another water park near Barcelona is Aqualeon park. It combines both a water park with a safari, so the roar of nearby lions adds another dimension to the ambience as you slide down the black hole kamikaze rides!
Anyone who has checked out what to do in Barcelona will surely have come across what is perhaps the best known theme park and entertainment park near Barcelona- Port Aventura Barcelona. Seasonal themed weekends including accommodation and meals are organised for Christmas, New Year’s Eve and Halloween. During the rest of the year it´s a non-stop whirlwind of fast-paced fun and activities that catapult you way beyond your comfort zone into a new experience of your own limits and taste for thrills! If you go during the high season summer months or Easter weekend be prepared to queue for the rides and refreshments.
It´s also worth mentioning that there are various one-off events in Barcelona that recreate the concentrated energy and visual excitement of a theme park. Every district organises its own Festa Major local festival with live music, street decorations, and folkloric activities and displays. The most stunning is the Festa Major de Gracia, with its countless adorned streets and live music stages on street corners and squares scattered throughout this lively Bohemian neighbourhood.