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The Family Friendly 4 days Barcelona Guide

Gemma Updated by Gemma 48 days ago Gemma

67 reviews

Budget: $ - $$ - $$$ - $$$$

kid-friendly family best tapas bars local restaurants highlights best parks

Perfect guide for:

Families with kids

Barcelona 1st timers

Travelers allergic to tourist traps

Local restaurants seekers

This 4 days guide wants to help families to organize their stay in Barcelona. I propose you 4 kid-friendly days where you will be able to combine the Barcelona must-do's ... (More) This 4 days guide wants to help families to organize their stay in Barcelona. I propose you 4 kid-friendly days where you will be able to combine the Barcelona must-do's with some parks, gardens and activities that will be enjoyed by the young ones (and the adults as well :) ). (Less)

Perfect guide for:

Families with kids

Barcelona 1st timers

Travelers allergic to tourist traps

Local restaurants seekers

Daily Experiences

Day 1 Gótico + Güell + Gràcia

Gótico + Güell + Gràcia

Fun for all in this first day in Barcelona. Stroll around the old town with some activities and surprises for kids, then head to kid-friendly gem of Gaudí and end ... (More) Fun for all in this first day in Barcelona. Stroll around the old town with some activities and surprises for kids, then head to kid-friendly gem of Gaudí and end up at Gràcia cozy squares where the whole family will be able to rest after a great day. (Less)

Day 2 Sagrada + Passeig de Gràcia + Born

Sagrada + Passeig de Gràcia + Born

Immerse yourself in Gaudí's world. Kids will love Sagrada Familia and Casa Batlló interior colours. Finally, take it easier at Born with some options for kids.

Day 3 Barceloneta + Montjuic + Poble Sec

Barceloneta + Montjuic + Poble Sec

Spend your 3rd day in Barcelona enjoying open air activities. Walk or swim at the beach, fly to Montjuic and admire its wonderful views, gardens and fountains.

Day 4 Ciutadella + Raval

Ciutadella + Raval

Start the day with fun for kids at Ciutadella and the zoo. After lunch walk around multicultural Raval neighborhood to discover another part of Barcelona's oldtown.

What's included in the guide

Daily routes

Information & tips about places

How to move around

What you need to know

What you should try to eat

Events you should go to

What you should book or do before coming


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About the author

Gemma
Gemma
67 reviews

Official tour guide since 2013. Mum of 2 boys. I like giving light to every little story that is hidden behind every corner of Barcelona.

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Patrick Patrick

Very useful guide for parents. It allowed me to easily visit Barcelona with my 8 year old son. great local restaurants and nice options for kids in every itinerary


Christelle F. Christelle F.

Saved me lots of hours!! I can't travel with my family without organizing the trip previously and Gemma's guide just made it for me! She also helped me to book ... (More) Saved me lots of hours!! I can't travel with my family without organizing the trip previously and Gemma's guide just made it for me! She also helped me to book a couple of activities. Thanks Gemma! (Less)


Beth N. Beth N.

traveled with my 2 kids (7, 11) and my husband. All of them loved Barcelona, even highlights were picked to be as much kid-friendly as possible and my husband and ... (More) traveled with my 2 kids (7, 11) and my husband. All of them loved Barcelona, even highlights were picked to be as much kid-friendly as possible and my husband and me loved the dinner suggestions (Less)


vivian vivian

Spend one week with my family. Great tips and very good daily organization. Maybe some days are a bit too long.


Roger Roger

This guide makes simple traveling with kids. Well, simpler :)


Craig T. Craig T.

I've loved that some kid suggestions were great for us to experience the local side of barcelona


Leah W. Leah W.

My kids had so much fun with the recommended activities! And we got to enjoy with them too, which made the trip perfect


Pierre M. Pierre M.

We could tell that Gemma knows what's important when it comes to traveling with kids. We loved her itineraries, a good mix of fun places, sightseeing and relax.


Catherine Catherine

Our kids loved the city and that's because of this guide! It was easy to follow and well detailed. We adults enjoyed everything we visited and the kids can't stop ... (More) Our kids loved the city and that's because of this guide! It was easy to follow and well detailed. We adults enjoyed everything we visited and the kids can't stop talking about the beautiful sharks in the Aquarium! (Less)


Andrea R. Andrea R.

Good guide, very useful.


Monica Monica

The 3 day guide we bought was perfect to get to know the city while our kids had fun.


Katia Katia

We followed almost everything in the guide, but we couldn't finish it because the days were too long for our 4 year old daughter


Joanna P. Joanna P.

Convenient guide for parents who want to see the city with children


Laura D. Laura D.

Barcelona is such a great city to travel to with kids! We loved every activity suggested and we adults had as much fun as our children, which was what we ... (More) Barcelona is such a great city to travel to with kids! We loved every activity suggested and we adults had as much fun as our children, which was what we were looking for. (Less)


Denise L. Denise L.

It's well known that preparing and itinerary while taking care of kids is difficult and this guide was a perfect solution!! It included the things we already knew we wanted ... (More) It's well known that preparing and itinerary while taking care of kids is difficult and this guide was a perfect solution!! It included the things we already knew we wanted to see and much more. (Less)


Beth Beth

The guide made us have an even more perfect trip to this beautiful city.


Matt Matt

well planned itineraries


Cathy Cathy

My daughter and I had so much fun exploring this city! Every corner is charming and unique, and thanks to this guide we found czy little places that we loved


Karen Karen

Our kids loved the activities suggested for them! We got the 5 day guide and actually spent 6 in the city, so we got to do everything on the itinerary.


Mel Mel

Each day planned was perfect


Anna Anna

So many nice activities recommended! We are really happy with the outcome and the trip we were able to have.


Mary H. Mary H.

Gemma knows her city well and we could prove that. Suggesting so many parks is definitely a plus, we were able to rest and have something cold to drink before ... (More) Gemma knows her city well and we could prove that. Suggesting so many parks is definitely a plus, we were able to rest and have something cold to drink before continuing with the itinerary (Less)


Brian Brian

Good plans, we would've liked to know something to do with the kids at night though...


Leah P. Leah P.

My sons can't pick a favourite part of the trip, that's how good it was! For me definitely the Gothic, loved the architecture


Valerie F. Valerie F.

We thought the itinerary was very well detailed and explained. Our kids had fun and us too


Leo Leo

I think the itineraries were perfect. My daughter had so much fun at the zoo and the aquarium! She tells everybody about the animals she saw there.


Maggie Maggie

We really didn't know what to expect and we had our doubts with the app, but it turned out to be great! Easy to use, good plans, recommendations of events ... (More) We really didn't know what to expect and we had our doubts with the app, but it turned out to be great! Easy to use, good plans, recommendations of events and food... Perfect for everyone in the family (Less)


Tim R. Tim R.

I already recommended this app to my friends, we're happy with the results!


Darren S. Darren S.

I wish you had guides of more cities around the world to travel with kids. It was really easy to use and we loved the suggestions made by Gemma.


Rick Rick

This plan made my trip with my daugther a great one! She loved the fairy forest would live there if she could hahah


Charlie Charlie

Thanks Gemma for this incredible itineraries. It's a good combination of activities for kids and adults


Natalie Natalie

The 4 day guide was great, we got to sightsee and also enjoy the beach!


Peter G. Peter G.

Good guide, well planned itineraries.


Stephanie Stephanie

My two daughters were so happy that they didn't want to leave Barcelona. Thanks for a perfect guide


Emma H. Emma H.

We spent the most incredible three days in this city thanks to this guide


Meg S. Meg S.

We liked the itineraries, maybe a bit too long but we adjusted it to our needs.


Tracy Tracy

Thanks Gemma for the good tips, it was very fun


Louisa Louisa

Our kids loved every part of Barcelona, and you can't put a price on that!


Margaret Tyson Margaret Tyson

It was a really good experience, this itinerary saved us lots of time that we don't have. We will definitely repeat.


Peggy N. Peggy N.

Great plans, we loved the city and every activity. Luckily my daughter is old enough to ride a bike so we could spend a day visiting the city like that. ... (More) Great plans, we loved the city and every activity. Luckily my daughter is old enough to ride a bike so we could spend a day visiting the city like that. It was awesome! (Less)


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