After spending a week in Barcelona with an almost-3-year-old, I am happy to report that it is a really family-friendly city to visit. Here are some ideas for how to spend your in Barcelona with kids.
MONDAY — Museu de la Xocolata (Chocolate Museum)
What better way to start off your vacation than with a visit to the chocolate museum? At only 5 euros for entry, this museum is a bargain. And it smells so great inside! Kids can learn about chocolate, paint with chocolate, taste chocolate, and so on.
If that’s not enough chocolate for one day, take a break at La Nena, a sweet and cozy café in Gracia that has games for older kids and adults plus a small toddler play area with blocks, books, and puzzles. Their hot chocolate is out of this world!
TUESDAY — L’Aquarium
Barcelona’s aquarium is top-notch. It’s huge, pretty new, and right along the waterfront. They claim to have the “largest Mediterranenan-themed aquarium in the world” and offer one of those awesome transparent fish tunnels you can walk through. [Read more…]