Spain, Barcelona Guide (B): City Breaks with Kids: Barcelona

City Breaks with Kids: Barcelona
Barcelona is the Spanish city the whole family will fall in love with. It makes a great choice for a city break with children not least because there is such a wide variety of things to do, from playing on the beach to admiring Antonin Gaudi’s flamboyant modernista architecture or visiting one of the world’s largest football stadiums.

Barcelona is a great city to get your kids excited about art and architecture – the bright colours and fantastical animals of Gaudi’s buildings really appeal to children. What’s more, the food is fantastic. Here’s my selection of the best activities in the city for families.

Take the cable car up to the castle

When travelling with children, I’m always looking for fun ways to get around and the Telefèric de Montjuïc is a great way to get to the castle. The Castell de Montjuïc was built as a military fortress and is perched on the hillside overlooking the port. There are wonderful views from here over the whole city. Under 14s can visit the military museum free of charge.

The Telefèric de Montjuic runs daily from 10am until 6pm (November to February), until 7pm (October, March to May) and until 9pm from June to September. Adults, €12 return; children, €8.80.

The Castell de Montjuïc is open every day from 10am until 8pm; until 6pm from November until March. Adults, €5; children, free.

Be inspired by the Sagrada Familia

My 10-year-old was so inspired by the beauty of the Sagrada Familia that he ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: City Breaks with Kids: Barcelona
Guide Location: Spain » Barcelona
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Castell de Montjuïc   Sagrada Familia   La Boqueria   Park Güell   Granja La Pallaresa   Casa Batlló   Museu Picasso  
Author: Clare Thomson
Read it on author's website: https://suitcasesandsandcastles.com/2016/05/17/city-breaks-with-kids-barcelona/

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