A perfect day with your kids in Barcelona
Do you want to spend a wonderful day hanging out with your kids in Barcelona? Parks, gardens, beaches and shopping malls are always great options in this vibrant and dynamic city, but today we suggest some fresh, new ideas!
Here’s a list of our top ideas to do for you and your kids in Barcelona:
# 1 Mercadillo de Coleccionismo
Are you eager to share your own lovely childhood memories with your family? In that case, start your day with a visit to the Mercadillo de Coleccionismo; come rediscover some unforgettable and iconic items from your past. Located in Plaza Masadas and held once per month, the Mercadillo de Coleccionismo is a lively spot for collecting and exchanging unique collectibles or simply hanging out and enjoying the cool atmosphere of the place. At this market you will find an enormous collection of antique toys on sale and modeling materials. Teach your kids about your old simpler times by presenting them with a historical plaything! Take in consideration that they open every first Sunday of the month, except in August.
Address: Carrer de Concepción Arenal, 185, 165, 08027 Barcelona
Opening hours: First Sunday of each month (except for August) from 10:00 to 14:00
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# 2 Family Room Café
At lunchtime, Family Room Café is the perfect choice for a nice meal with your children. Nominated by El Mundo as one of the best kid-friendly restaurants in Spain, Family Room Café is a great place for families visiting Barcelona while traveling with children or living here full-time. Parents can relax and enjoy a leisurely lunch or read a book, without having to worry with their children entertaining themselves and playing in the built-in playground. Rest assure that every inch of the playroom is child-proofed, meaning that there are no sharp edges or unstable and hard surfaces to worry about. As the kitchen only uses healthy and natural ingredients, the cuisine at Family Room Café is always light and tasty. In the same vein, since the restaurant is close to Camp Nou, you can also take your kids on a nice visit to the world-famous and largest stadium in Europe!
Address: Carrer de Joan Gamper, 13, 08017 Barcelona
Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 08:30 to 12:00; Sundays from 10:00 to 15:00
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# 3 Pepe Peluquitas
Are your kids refusing getting their hair cut? Well, we can understand why. It can be a scary experience after all… But not at Pepe Peluquitas. This exclusive hair salon creates a super fun environment for children, which actually helps them enjoy getting their hair cut! Regardless of the kind of hair that your children have, either straight, curly or any other, Pepe Peluquitas will take them in and give them back to you with a fantastic mood and stylish new look.
Address: Carrer de la Ciutat de Balaguer, 52, 08022 Barcelona
Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 16:00 to 20:00; Saturdays from 10:00 to 14:00
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# 4 Peek a Boo
Needless to say, this is a wonderland for all kids in Barcelona. Peek a Boo provides inspiring and diverse educational workshops, events and a venue for private birthday parties designed just for children of all ages. Accompanied by experienced tutors, your kids will embark on an amazing adventure in a safe and very charming environment. In addition, Peek a Boo offers several distinct types of toys and items for your kids to play with; including plastic building blocks, facilities for body exercising and costumes for roleplaying games. It’s truly a paradise for kids, a place that will for sure be the highlight of their trip!
Address: Carrer de Santaló, 130, 08021 Barcelona
Opening hours: Wednesday to Sunday from 16:30 to 20:00
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# 5 El Rei de la Màgia
Indeed, this small museum store, very well preserved, which is located in the Gothic quarter of Barcelona dates from the 19th century and has kept its originality, its magic, its enchantment. Just the fact of entering it, you will be amazed, the purchase is not obligatory, but how to resist to these traditional toys, puppets, masks, disguises, and unique magic articles.
Address: Carrer de la Princesa, 11, 08003 Barcelona
Opening hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday from 12:00 to 19:30
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