You’ve been spending your first day in the Catalan city by visiting the usual touristy places like Sagrada Familia or Passeig de Gracia, isn’t it time to explore areas where you and your little ones will enjoy great ouutdoor activities.

BabyBreaks has done some research for you and selected the best child-friendly Outdoor activities in Barcelona.

1. Jardines de Joan Brossa

Joan Brossa Gardens have been open in Montjuïc area in 2003 and has one of the most interesting playground whilst parents can enjoy the modern architecture and beautiful vegetation . You can head to the gardens from the Port with the cable car.

Address: Plaça de Dante, 9999, 08038 Barcelona, Spain

2. Parc de Ciutadella

This park is close by Arc de Triomf and is the biggest and oldest park in Barcelona. Grand parents, parents, old kids, little ones will all enjoy the walk in this 70-acre park. There are 3 fantastic playgrounds including Ludoteca designed for young kids under 5. And why not renting a rowboat in the lake.

Address: Parc de Ciutadella, Passeig de Picasso, 21, 08003 Barcelona, Spain

3. Barcelona Zoo

As every big city of Europe, Barcelona has its own zoo where you can see bird keepers preparing food to feed the penguins. Your kids will also enjoy the merkaat area and a great play area to relax. Don’t forget to bring big bottles of water as it tends to be very hot in the summer. Otherwise beat the crowd and the hot weather by going late afternoon since the park usually closes at 7pm.

Address: Parc de la Ciutadella, 08003 Barcelona, Spain


4. Tibidado Amusement Park

Tibidado is an amusement park situated north of Sant Gervasi district which is over 100 years old with plenty of rides for young or older kids and grown ups. You will enjoy more than 20 attractions and appreciate one the greatest view of Barcelona. Definitely something to do with the family.

Address: Plaça del Tibidabo, 3,4, 08035 Barcelona, Spain


5. Montjuïc Fountains at Night – Fònt Magica

Montjuïc Fountains is a favourite tourist attraction. Open in 1929 for the Great Universal Exhibition, these fountains were the creation of the designer Carles Buigas who submitted his plans one year before the exhibition and many thought that the project was too ambitious to be created, let alone completed on time. In 2015, these fountains have been completely renovated and now displays thousands of colours several evenings per week.

A magical show that will surprise adults and kids for sure.

Address: Plaça de Carles Buïgas, 1, 08038 Barcelona, Spain

The post may contain affiliate links, which means that we may receive a small commission, at no cost to you, if you make a purchase through a link. More info: Disclosure.