Families and tourists travelling with children are guaranteed to love their time in Barcelona as there are innumerable places and events to visit and things to do when in the city.
The Christmas Traditions Day on the 12th of December is an event worth visiting Barcelona for. This is a grand Christmas festival which sees several market plays, musical performances and even a parade by the Carassa de Nadal who will give out sweets to the children.
The Dolphin Show at the Barcelona Zoo is always a huge hit with kids of all ages and parents as well. The zoo is located at Ciutadella Park and show times are usually posted at the entrance of the zoo, so you can plan your visit and your day around the dolphin show. The Aquarium is an equally popular destination for tour groups with children in their parties. Children will love walking through the transparent shark tunnel that is a part of the aquarium.
The Caga Tio is an event which features a unique holiday character, named Tio Gegant. You will be able to see the Catalan way of celebrating the festival of Christmas; the children will get free sweets and a gift.
Also worth a visit is Aqua Leon, a water-based theme park in the city which takes children on a water safari. The children and you will get to see and learn about more than 50 different species of animals while you are there, besides having a lot of fun.
The boys in the group and the dads as well will love the Nou Camp Tour. The tour takes kids on a guided tour of Barcelona’s football stadium including the grounds, the pitch and the players changing rooms.
If your kids love adventure, then the Marseme Outdoor Adventure Park will win them over instantly. The park features wood bridges, giant swings, horse riding and archery among many other activities guaranteed to be fun.
The Gel Skating Club is frequented by locals and tourists alike and offers lessons and rentals every day at really nominal prices. As a result, the club ends up being the favored haunt of families looking for some good fun while on holiday.
Barcelona is also home to several theaters that put on shows especially for children; these events include puppet shows, plays and workshops. The museums in the region also host special workshops and tours.