Barcelona & Spain Guides

Barcelona Yellow

A Yellow Pages style guide full of information about the city.

MovingToBarcelona.com
A guide to moving to and living in Barcelona, with help and advice on legalities such as obtaining your NIE, Spanish Healthcare, finding Accommodation (including flats for rent in Barcelona), learning Spanish, and much more. 

Expat Arrivals

The Expat Arrivals Barcelona city guide is written by local experts for global expats living in this magical city.

Barcelona Connect
The online version of this free English magazine and guide for the city of Barcelona.

Info Barcelona
Barcelona websiter for German speakers: Entdecken Sie Barcelona. Finden Sie die wichtigsten Sehenswürdigkeiten, die besten Restaurants und allgemeine Tipps über Barcelona für einen unvergesslichen Aufenthalt.

Barcelona Life
You’ll find everything from Gaudi to great tapas restaurants at this fresh guide to Barcelona compiled by travel journalists. Info on hotels, restaurants, sightseeing tours as well as practical tips and services.

Barcelona-rejser

The Danish language webguide to Barcelona:-  en portal om Barcelona med oplysninger om byens historie, kultur, sprog, restauranter, m.m. Desuden kan du gennem portalen bestille guidede ture, lejligheder, etc." 

Barcelona fur Deutsche

Barcelona website for German residents: - Das informations und serviceportal fur Deutschsprachige in Barcelona. Stellenmarkt, Kultur und Freizeit etc.

Kids in Madrid

Your family resource for living in Madrid or visiting with kids. Activities, schools, shops restaurants and plenty of useful advice.

SpainExpat
The independent authority for expats moving to Spain or living in Spain : TV, Jobs, Life and more.

Spainlinks
Directory of sites that offer information about Spain and services.  Information and services related to Spain, including Real Estate, Expat related, Internet services, Apartment and Accommodations, Hotels, Rental Cars, Tour operators, etc.

Travelling with Kids

Kids in Tow
The online guide to family activity and adventure holidays. This site aims to help parents plan the perfect family activity or adventure holiday. Visit the website for family activity holiday guides, a comprehensive directory of holiday companies and advice on the gear to take with you.

Family Travel/Holidays Products and Clothing
The one stop shop for all your family travel needs. 

London Families
The definitive guide for families looking for children's activities in and around London. What's on events calendar, days out, party suggestions and shopping.

Mumsnet
mumsnet
'By parents - for parents', this UK site has a wealth of information and helpful advice on all aspects of parenting. Mumsnet is an online network of parents pooling their knowledge on everything from how to get a baby to sleep through the night to the best places to go on holiday with a five-year-old. Visit mumsnet for advice, tips and product recommendations from the people who know best, other parents.

Family Websites and Living Abroad

ExpaticaExpatica
A survival guide for expats everywhere. Resources, events, news, features  and essential information.

Expat Women
Helping women living overseas. Stories, interviews, blogs, articles, inspiration and more. Special section for mothers.

Women Living Abroad
Expat resource site dedicated to women living overseas.

Bilingual & Multilingual Children's Association
Your practical web-guide to raising multilingual children. Expert advice and real world wisdom with parent discussions, tips and articles on kids growing up with multiple languages. From birth through school.

Bilingual Families
For famillies growing up in a bilingual environment - the myths, practicalities and special issues involved.
Billingual Pages
Language and other resources for parents in bilingual families.

Expat Expert

Expat Expert is designed to assist expatriate families living and working overseas and returning home one day. A website from expat author Robin Pascoe.

Health in Catalunya

Catsalut
Catalan Health Service Catsalut in English. 

Gencat
Generalitat of Catalunya Department of Health with some information in English.

Kidshealth
A useful site that provides quick information on children's everyday illnesses and injuries.

Education in Barcelona

Education in Barcelona
The website for school information in Barcelona.

Public Schools
For information and links to Barcelona state schools and pre-schools by district.

Schools Search
To search for schools that are in your official catchment area.

Home Schooling Programme
Clonlara School based in the US offers a home-based teaching programme with offices in Barcelona.

Home Schooling Site for Catalunya
Association supporting Hoome education in Catalunya. Organise annual Home Schooling day on 15th September.

Babies and Birth in Barcelona

Barcelona Birth 
Everything you need to know about having a baby in Barcelona.

Barcelona Twins

Informative blog by a Barcelona mum on her life in the city with twins.

 

Language Learning Websites

Educational Activities
Catalan website with fun learning activities for kids of all ages, (some available in English).

English Learning for Kids
British Council website with games, stories and online activities for children learning English.

Barcelona Groups and Clubs

InterNations – Barcelona Expat
The expat community that helps you to settle easily when moving or living abroad: Connect with expats, find information and tips about life abroad and meet fellow expatriates at InterNations events.

The English Speaking Club of Catalunya 
The English Speaking Club Catalunya is an international group of  friends who meet on a regular basis. They organise dinners, leisure activities, parties, sports activities, and trips to the countryside, etc. Contact the group If you are English speaking or want to practise English and other languages as well as make new friends from all over the world.

The American Society of Barcelona
The membership of the American Society of Barcelona (ASB) is a wonderful mixture of nationalities - about half American and half European. What draws most people to the American Society is a desire to be involved in the English speaking community of Barcelona for both social interaction and business networking. The ASB sponsors a variety of gatherings throughout the year including a monthly Happy Hour, cultural outings, traditional American celebrations such as a 4th of July picnic and Thanksgiving Dinner as well as local celebrations like an annual Calçotada and much more.

The British Society of Catalunya
The British Society of Catalunya welcomes new and existing residents of Barcelona to enjoy and take part in a wide variety of social events, in a primarily English-speaking environment and occasionally with a British theme.dfsasf

About Us

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.