El Més petit de tots is celebrating its 10th anniversary as a unique theatre festival for kids aged 0 to 5 years. Various theatres in both Barcelona and 9 additional Catalan towns are participating in this year's event. Book your tickets in advance for one of the 15 shows programmed for the festival which include performances from Quebec, Brazil, France, The Netherlands and Germany.Continue reading
Find a self-catering apartment for your family stay in Barcelona. Child-friendly apartments with free travel cots and high chairs.
13 Hectares of the Parc de La Ciutadella are dedicated to the city’s zoo which is home to over 4,000 animals from 400 different species...read more about the Barcelona Zoo
Considered the largest Aquarium in Europe and offering an impressive range of marine life, the aquarium one of the top family attractions in the city...read more about the Barcelona Aquarium
A mock village built in a variety Spanish architectural designs. 40 workshops, 21 different types of craftsmanship, shops, restaurants and kids' activities...read more about Poble Espanyol
Do you live in Barcelona with children or are moving here with kids? Information, advice and support for resident families from health and education, babysitting and childcare, to playgroups, parents networks and meeting groups for mums...see Barcelona Family Life
Schooling in Catalunya is free and compulsory for children aged 6-16 years. Primary education (educació primària) is the first stage of obligatory schooling for children aged 6-12 years and Secondary education (educació secundària) is the period of schooling from 12-16 years.
Many children do attend school from age 3 in Barcelona and indeed much of Spain. Schooling from 3-6 years is know as infants education (educació infantil) or parvulario (years P3, P4 and P5)...see Schools and Nurseries in Barcelona
Kids in Barcelona is a family-friendly guide to the city of Barcelona for visitors with children and English-speaking residents with kids. Our aim is to promote Barcelona as a child-friendly destination. If you would like to feature your family-related business, children's shop, family restaurant, children's course, school or playgroup please Contact Us.