CosmoCaixa Barcelona is a unique opportunity for you and your children to “touch” nature and science with your own hands. The space is divided into several expositions: El Muro Geológico, El Bosque Inundado, La sala de Materia, Click and Flash, Planetario / Planetario Burbuja, Toca Toca.
With a series of 35 tanks containing 6 million litres of water, 11 000 animals and 450 species, “L’Aquàrium de Barcelona” is considered to be one of the most important marine leisure and education centres concerning Mediterranean. L’Aquàrium has a unique 80 meters long underwater tunnel, which permits you to watch the sharks and skates only 10 cm away from you, and the only in Europe Oceanarium. The Auditorium of L’Aquàrium has a capacity for 168 seats and will be interesting for those who want to complete their visit with educational films and documentaries.
The Tibidabo Funicular connects the Tramvia Blau stop at Pl. del Doctor Andreu with the Tibidabo Amusement Park.
FC BARCELONA MUSEUM
One of the first amusement Parks in Spain, the Tibidabo park opened its Doors on 29th of October, 1901. Since then it has become one of the most popular places for family leisure in Barcelona. Tibidabo is famous not only for the variety of attractions for people of all ages but also for the magnificent views over the city of Barcelona, as the park is situated on the highest point of Colserolla mountain range, the Tibidabo hill (512 m. above sea level) .
Double-decker tourist bus with 3 routes and 44 stops covering all areas of the city. Tickets can be purchased as 1 day or 2 day passes which include all 3 routes with unlimited access at all stops.
Horse Carriage Tours
If you are looking for a romantic way to view the central streets of Barcelona or a relaxing jaunt your kids will also enjoy, a horse drawn carriage ride is a great option.
Park de la Ciutadella
The Ciutadella park includes a zoo, a lake (where you can rent boats), a large fountain and several museums. Ideal for a picnic, or for a game of ping-pong in one of the parks tables!
Port Aventura is a famous theme park situated approximately one hour south from Barcelona. Currently, it has become the biggest family resort in the South of Europe, including an amusement park Port Aventura, a water Caribe Aquatic park, four 4-starred hotels (Hotel Port Aventura, Hotel Gold River, Hotel Caribe, Hotel El Paso) and an beach club, exclusively reserved for the Port Aventura’s hotel guests.
Founded in 1892, Zoo of Barcelona is one of the oldest but at the same time one of the most modern zoos in the world. It is located in a magnificent garden, covering 13 hectares of Ciutadella Park and containing a collection of approximately 7 500 individual animals belonging to more than 400 species from all over the world, including: mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles. For many years Zoo of Barcelona was famous for the unique albino gorilla Snowflake (1964-2003).
Las Golondrinas is a company that offers sea journeys on catamarans along the coast of Barcelona. The "Trimar" and "Omnibus" sail along the coast from the Columbus monument offering a view of the World Trade Center, the Britge Porta d'Europa, the International Sea Station, Vila Olímpica, the Port Fòrum and all the beaches along the way. The Omnibus and Trimar catamarans seat 150 and 196 passengers, respectively, and can also be rented for groups and/or events. A shorter excursion is also available on smaller wooden boats that travel within the harbour.
A mini, two-seater convertible car navigated by GPS, so you'll never lose your way in the city. GPS audio instructions are available in English, Catalan, Spanish, French, Italian and German.