Travelling as a family, you sometimes feel pulled in a million directions. Everyone wants to do something different and there simply isn’t enough time for everything. The best solution is to find activities that you can all enjoy. Here are seven fun things to do in Barcelona that will keep the whole family happy and entertained.
This epic funfair is one of the oldest amusement parks in the world. It opened over 100 years ago, and has 25 rides and amazing panoramic views over the city.
FGC to Tibidabo/T2 Tibibus from Pl. Catalunya
2 MIBA Museum
The MIBA Museum of Ideas and Inventions is an interactive experience that will put everyone’s creative mind to work.
C/ de la Ciutat 7. Metro: Jaume I (L4)
3 Poble Espanyol
Constructed for the 1929 World Exhibition, the Poble Espanyol mini-village features replica architecture from all Spain. There are activities for kids every day from 10:00-18:00.
Av Ferrer i Guardia, 13. Metro: Espanya (L1, L3)
4 XMAX Speed Boat
This is the fastest way to see the Barcelona coastline, as you zoom past all the beautiful beaches on a 50 minutes high-speed boat ride. Fun for all the family.
Moll de Drassanes, Port Vell. Metro: Drassanes (L3)
5 Bubble Parc
This new concept of entertainment for the kids is every bit as much fun as it sounds. Strap them into the 12m geodesic bungy dome with trampolines and they’re off.
Maremagnum. Metro: Drassanes (L3)
6 Barceloneta Beach
Kids will love playing in the sand and splashing in the sea, which stays warm until October. There are many ice-cream kisosks where you can pick up a treat on the way.
Metro: Barceloneta (L4)
7 Bosc Urbà
An adventurous child’s dream playground, with over 50 zip lines, bungee jumps and high ropes spread over circuits ranging in difficulty from beginner to professional.
Parc del Fòrum. Metro: El Maresme/Fòrum (L4)