Barcelona is child friendly
Barcelona is an extremely child friendly city. If you are traveling with children, make sure your itinerary is not restricted to just architecture and museums but includes sights and activities that appeal to children
Eating out in Barcelona with children
It is common for Barcelona residents to take their children out with them at night. Thus, restaurants are used to catering to fussy eaters. They may not have high seats and specially designed menu, but they will serve with love and care. If you are worried and prefer restaurants with child friendly menu and activity centres, go out to one of Barcelona’s child friendly restaurants
. Local residents eat quite late, so should you choose to eat early, then you can avoid the crowds.
Vacation rentals over hotels
Most hotels in Barcelona are child friendly. If you are travelling as a family, it might be advantageous to book a short term vacation rental
over a hotel. Short term apartments are bigger and feature child friendly amenities. If you stay in a self-catered apartment, you can prepare breakfast and also meet special dietary requirements of your child. Be it a hotel or a vacation rental; make sure it is located right in the city centre.
Local transport children
Barcelona is a compact city rather than a sprawling metropolis. Most of the attractions in Barcelona can be reached by walking on flat roads. When needed, the best way to travel around in Barcelona is to use metro or bus. It is better ti buy the multi user T10 Travel Pass
. You need to swipe for your child, if they are aged 4 and above. The long distance Renfe trains offer 40% discount
to children under 14.
Travelling with Infants
Barcelona is a stroller friendly city. Roads have ramps at pedestrian crossing, most metro stations have elevators and buses have an assigned area for strollers. You can also hire strollers by the day
. Unfortunately, there are not many facilities for diaper changing, you will have to get used to it.