Diagonal Mar dels Nens
Diagonal Centre Comercial (Planta 1), Av. Diagonal, Barcelona
Tel.: 902 530 300
You will find children’s shops on the lower lever of the Diagonal Mar Shopping Centre and kids’ rides and activities outside on the restaurant level upstairs. The Al Campo supermarket also offers a fairly wide selection of prams, toys and baby articles. The Lego Fun Factory is a free activity on the first floor open to kids from 1 to 12 years with Lego Duplo for younger ones (Mon-Fri 5pm -8pm and Sat & Holidays 12pm to 2pm and 5pm to 9pm). Monitors will take care of your child. Prams may be rented for €3 /hr from Planta 1 next to El Mar del Nens and there is a baby feeding room on the car park level with armchairs and a microwave for bottle warming.
Open: 10am – 10pm Mon to Sat. Metro: Maresme / Forum, Selva de Mar or Besós-Mar.
Maremagnum Shopping Centre
Moll d’Espanya, Barcelona
Over 30 shops, a cinema and restaurants to choose from. The centre, located over the bridge at the bottom of La Rambla, is a poular place for visitors. It is spacious, surrounded by water and is the place in the city that has chain shops open on a Sunday. For kids there are clothes stores Kiddy Class (up to 36 months) and Boboli, Casa Petit shoes, the Imaginarium Toy shop and Claire’s accessories. There is also a FC Barcelona Official Store and for child friendly eatinga Fresco, Mcdonalds, Haagen Daaz and Ben and Jerry’s. You also have a couple of spacious terraced restaurants including Tapas BCN where you can sit outside and look out over the water. You can also walk to the Imax Cinema and the Aquarium from here.
Gran Via 2 Centre Comercial
Av. de la Granvia, 75, Barcelona – Tel. 93 259 15 72
Gran Via 2 is one of Barcelona’s newest shopping centres located on the way out of the city towards the airport. The centre houses more than 200 shops as well as a cinema and restaurants. It is a surprisingly quite place to shop and worth the short metro or bus trip out from Plaza Espanya. The centre offers a supervised children’s play area (Ludoteca). The main supermarket is Carrefour and big name clothing shops for children include Zara Kids, H&M Kids, Benetton, Massimo Dutti Boys and Girls and C&A kids.
El Corte Ingles
Plaza de Catalunya, 14 , Barcelona
Spain’s best known department store has several shops located in the city of Barcelona. The main shop, located in Plaza Catalunya has 8 floors of clothing, cosmetics, household electronics, gardening equipment etc plus a supermarket in the basement and a restaurant overlooking the city from the top floor.The supermarket has a good selection of fresh produce: fruit and veg, meat and fish plus baked goods, a small health food section and some organic baby foods and formula. You can also find some international products from home. There is also a gourmand department on the same floor.
Les Glories Centre Comercial
Pl. Glories Catalanes – Tel.: Tel. 93 486 0404
Access from Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, Av. Diagonal or Av. Meridiana
Kids can enjoy a post-shopping reward on one of the many fairground-style rides available outside the centre. C&A have a good sized and affordable kid’s section as do H&M and Zara. Other kid’s clothing shops are Maydor and Benetton Kids. The Carrefour supermarket has also children and baby items. Jane Prams may be rented from the customer service desk.
Av. Diagonal, 609-615, 08028 Barcelona
An uptown shopping centre located close to Maria Cristina Metro station L4.
The centre offers a Ludoteca – children’s play space which can be used for free for up to 2 hours when shopping.
L’illa Shopping Centre
Av. Diagonal, 557, Barcelona – Tel. 93 444 0000
Uptown shopping mall with small outdoor amusement area that has kids’ rides. Children’s shops include Prénatal, Bóboli, Celeste y Rosa and dedicated kids’s stores for Benetton (ages 0-12yrs), Lacoste, and Zara. A baby feeding room is located on the first floor (blue zone bathrooms) with microwave, baby-changing and seating.
La Roca Village
Ap-7 Exit 12 Cardedeu or CP60 Exit 4 La Roca-Cardedeu
Tel.: 93 842 39 39
Out-of-town factory outlet shopping with major brands on offer. For designer children you will find Diesel Kids, Burberry, Petit Bateau, Ralph Lauren Boys and Girls and Tommy Kids to name but a few. Open: 11am – 9.30pm Mon – Fri / 10am – 10pm Sun ( and Mon – Fri in summer time) By Train: Passeig De Gracia or Sants station towards Granollers then La Roca bus By Bus: Special bus service from Barcelona centre.