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Barcelona at a glance
For culture lovers and young captains
No matter whether you are planning a short trip or want to extend your city break a little longer: Barcelona is an exciting city with a lot to discover. Not only the beach in Barcelona will inspire you, but also the numerous opportunities for leisure activities are impressive: In addition to a lot of culture and numerous museums, zoo visits, harbor tours and cable car adventures also lure here.
The Spanish metropolis has a lot to offer its visitors and families can also spend great days here on vacation. Barcelona is one of the largest cities in Spain and its direct location on the Mediterranean gives it a very special flair. Culture, entertainment and beach holidays can be combined here in a unique way.
Between Gaudí and tapas
Barcelona is a lively, exciting and never boring travel destination because it is bursting with opportunities for exciting entertainment, discovering culinary delights and exciting culture. Walk in the footsteps of Gaudí and its fascinating architecture, visit the numerous museums or take a trip to the harbor by cable car. If you want to relax then you can stroll through the shady streets and enjoy the typical Catalan cuisine. Be sure to try the delicious tapas that you can get here on every corner and that you often eat while standing.
Children will also get their money’s worth here. The museums usually have a special program for children and young people, such as special tours. The city beaches are another highlight for holidays with the whole family. Because this way, the kids don’t have to do without boisterous bathing and building sand castles, despite a city break. Also the harbor tour in the well-known "Golondrinas" regularly inspires the little ones and also the big ones. Enjoy the fascinating Barcelona with your family and give your children a very special vacation!
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Vacation rentals for large families
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Come on, let’s discover Barcelona!
Marvel at the famous Sagrada Familia cathedral, stroll through Park Güell or immerse yourself in the hustle and bustle on Barcelona’s most famous street, La Rambla. If you spend your vacation with the children in the Spanish metropolis, you can not only look forward to a variety of family-friendly hotels: the city has many interesting sights to offer!
Immerse yourself in the Spanish metropolis
If you want to discover Barcelona with children, you can look forward to an abundance of attractions: For the little naturalists and animal lovers, a visit to the beautiful Barcelona Zoo is of course the top priority, as is the well-known aquarium. In addition to exciting observation of animals from all over the world or marveling at the dazzling colors of exotic fish, both leisure facilities also offer an interactive one Discover the animal worlds: entertaining animated films and various workshops round off a visit to the zoo and aquarium. The zoo is located in the beautiful La Ciutadella Park, which was created for the 1888 World’s Fair.
How about after so much nature with a little cultural trip to one of the great museums in Barcelona? The Catalan Maritime Museum, the Museu Marítim de Barcelona, and the National Art Museum of Catalonia, the Museu Nacional d´Art de Catalunya, are just two examples for Cultural institutions with a special program for young art lovers or those who want to become one.
When your children have had enough of the hustle and bustle of the city, you can visit the kilometers of city beaches in the immediate vicinity. Most sections are cultivated and with Lie and umbrellas. Sanitary facilities are not far from the beach at regular intervals. The city trip to Barcelona suddenly becomes a beach vacation!
Young footballers will also get their money’s worth on this city trip: Camp Nou, the home stadium of FC Barcelona, is the largest football stadium in the world and makes football hearts beat faster. Together with the children, you can marvel at the sacred lawn and watch the success of the association in the museum.
Discover Spanish delicacies
After such an exciting and eventful day of vacation, all family members are particularly hungry. And what would a real vacation in a country be if you could not later tell your friends in school or kindergarten what you had eaten new? "Pooh devil, fish" – does this seem familiar to you? But wait and see, maybe fish in Barcelona suddenly tastes completely different than at home! Go on a culinary journey of discovery with the whole family and try the specialties of Catalan cuisine. For example, many dishes combine fish with meat. In this case, fish mostly means seafood and accordingly this special combination is called in Spanish "Mar I Muntanya", what as much as "Sea and mountains" is called. We wish you bon appetit!
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