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What is there to do in Barcelona in August?

August in Barcelona: What is there to do?

Martin Parr comes to the CCCB, Barcelona with "Souvenirs"

Martin Parr Souvenirs to the Barcelona CCCB

Families at the Barcelon Aquarium

August 1, 2012 Comments (0) Views: 218 Activities Barcelona

Barcelona with kids

The city of Barcelona is a perfect place to escape to with children, with its colorful history as well as cultural and leisure offerings that are created for your young ones’ enjoyment in mind. Below we propose a few ideas for you to make the most out of a family vacation here; a bunch of fun and different ideas to experience the city, a guide completely dedicated to the enjoyment of the smallest travelers on your trip. Little Liceu (Petit Liceu) The Grand Liceu Theater and Opera House of Barcelona has opera programming made especially for kids. Experience the spectacular sets, backstage dressing room tours, and operas adapted for children. +34 934 85 99 00 La Rambla, 51-59 (Gothic Quarter/El Raval) CosmoCaixa Invites You to be an Astronaut for the Day The 3D planetarium, they say, is really like going to work for a day as an astronaut living in space, with a great view of our entire universe. +34 93 212 60 50 Calle Isaac Newton, 26 (Sarría/Tibidabo) Ciutadella Park One of the largest parks in Barcelona, this one is filled with gorgeous arcaded walkways, grassy knolls ripe for picnicking, romantic gardens, a pond with paddleboats, and even a… +34 807 11 77 00 Pg Picasso, 21(El Born/Marina) Barcelona Zoo The relatively new Barcelona Zoo, in Ciutadella Park, is based on the idea of integrating animals into spacious areas that resemble their natural habitats. +34 902 45 75 45 Parc de la Ciutadella, no street number (El Born/Marina) Tibidabo Amusement Park Situated 150 meters from the sealevel part of Barcelona, enjoy fantastic views and traditional wooden rides. Your kids will love this, from the cable car ride up to the rides and all the way back down. +34 932 11 79 42 Plaça Tibidabo, 3-4 (Tibidabo) Barcelona Aquarium A delight for children and adults alike, this aquarium is playful and educational at the same time. It consists of 35 separate aquariums, an 80 meter (that´s 250+ feet!), 6 million liters of water, the only oceanarium in Europe, and 11,000 specimen of over 450 different species. +34 932 21 74 74 Moll d’Espanya del Port Vell, no street number (Barceloneta) IMAX Movie Theater in the Old Port (IMAX Port Vell) Choose any 3D movie here and we can pretty much guarantee that the kids will love it. This giant screen and stadium seating will make you feel like you can reach out and touch whatever is happening in the movie. +34 932 25 11 11 Moll d’Espanya, no street number (Barceloneta)   For an apartment close by to many of these places that is family-friendly (and at a special discount), get in touch with us! 

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