Best places to visit whilst in Barcelona with children

Author: Stay U-nique

As local guides and residents these are the best places to visit whilst in Barcelona with children!

1. Barcelona Aquarium


The Aquarium of Barcelona is a beautiful place to spend time with your children and it is very educational aswell. It contains 35 tanks, 11,000 animals and 450 different species, and a 80 metres underwater tunnel. Yes, you read that right, 80 metres long.

Moll d’Espanya del Port Vell.

Opening hours:
From 09:30 until 21:00 (June and September till 21:30 and in July and August till 23:00)

Adults: € 16,5
Children from 4 to 12: € 11,5
Adults over 60: € 13,-

2. Barcelona Zoo


The zoo in Barcelona is located in the city park, it was founded in 1892 and is one of the oldest in the world. This zoo is ranked as one of the best zoos of Spain. There is also a infant in the zoo, where children can be introduced to various animals.

Parc de la Ciutadella

Opening hours:
From 10:00 until 5:00 in the winter and 10:00 to 7:30 in the summer.

Adults € 19.90

Children (3-12 years of age) € 11.95

3. Magic Fountain 


The Magic Fountain, a must-see attraction for all ages. Currently, it is one of the most famous attractions of Barcelona. The Magic Fountain receives around 2 million visitors yearly. The show is free to visit.

Pl Carles Buïgas, 1

Opening hours:
Summer period (31 March to 25 October) Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 pm to 11:30 pm.

Winter period (30 October to 30 March): Fridays and Saturdays from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Free to visit

4. Tibidabo Amusement Park


Tibidabo is a nice family amusement park. Tibidabo is located at the higest point of Barcelona, the view from here is priceless. The park was built in 1899 by the entrepreneur Salvador Andreu and opened in 1905. The park is among the oldest in the world and still functioning.

Collserola Ridge in Barcelona

Adult € 25.20
Children under 120cm and senior € 9,-

5. Poble Espanyol “Village of Barcelona” 

Pable Espanyol is an architectural museum in Barcelona, also called the Spanish village of Barcelona. It is located close to the Fountains of Montjuïc. The “village” features beautiful houses, parks, theater, school and restaurants. The Poble Espanyol village is the 4th most visited attraction in Barcelona. It was built in 1929 for tourists to showcase Spain’s different architectuere. Beautiful place to walk through with your children.

Carretera de Montjuïc, 66, 08038, Barcelona.

Opening hours:
Montjuic castle: Open daily from 09:00 until 18:00


Tickets for the Montjuic castle costs  € 9,-