Spend a day at the Barcelona Zoo, home to more than 4,000 animals from 400 different species, take a pony ride and visit the petting farm.
13 Hectares of the main city park, Parc de La Ciutadella, are dedicated to the city’s zoo. The zoo is a great way to spend the day with a selection of picnic areas and a fantastic wooden rope and play park for kids. As well as the petting zoo, pony rides are also on offer. On Saturdays and during school holidays, children can also take part in one of the many zoo workshops.
“Mornings at the Zoo” are organised for kids aged 4 – 11 yrs and offer them the chance to learn about the lives of zoo animals, how dolphins are trained and also meet the zoo vet.
Families can also take part in a special visit during which you will get to know the sealions and dolphins and find out what goes on behind the scenes at the zoo (Saturdays 10am-1pm). “Children’s Saturdays”, offer special activities for zoo club members (6yrs – 10 yrs) and during the summer, day camps are run for budding zoologists (5yrs – 14yrs).
Open: 10am–5pm (Nov/Feb); until 6pm (Mar-May); until 7pm (Jun-Sep); until 6pm (Oct) Price: Adults €19.90 ; Children (3-12 yrs) €11.95.
Celebrate a children´s party at the zoo for up to 10 guests. Save 20% on tickets by purchasing tickets in advance online.
Sign up for a family annual pass for unlimited visits throughout the year.
Address: Parc de La Ciutadella at Passeig de Picasso or C/ Wellington.
Getting there: Metro: L3 Ciutadella-Vila Olimpica or Barceloneta
Tel. 93 225 6780