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BARCELONA WITH KIDS


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Barcelona is a city designed to receive tourists, so you have many things to do in town, but do not worry, because in this guide we are going to tell you 5 things to do in Barcelona with kids, some are free, but surely you will be interested to keep it in mind if you are traveling with children to Barcelona.

If you stay at the Hotel Lloret Ramblas will be more convenient because most of the tourist attractions are within walking distance, and we will explain how to take advantage of them, for this reason, we have created this section to explain how to move around in Barcelona with childrens.

Let’s go!

5 THINGS TO DO IN BARCELONA WITH CHILDRENS

1. BARCELONA ACUARIUM


The aquarium of Barcelona is located in a very convenient place, in the old port of Barcelona, and next to one of the most important shopping centers of the city the Maremagnum.

The aquarium consists of an incredible Oceanarium of 36m diameter and 5m deep, where different Mediterranean fish species coexist. You can enjoy the underwater views from a glazed tunnel as if you were at the bottom of the sea.

How to get there from Hotel Lloret Ramblas
Going down the Ramblas for about 1.5 km until the Columbus monument. There begins the Moll de Drassanes in the old port of Barcelona and is where the Aquarium of Barcelona is located. it’s about 30 minutes walking.

You can also take bus, line 59, in front of the hotel and get off at Porta de la Pau (only 3 stops).

Timetable
Monday to Friday
from 10:00 to 20:00

Weekends and Holidays
10:00 to 20:30

Phone: 93 221 74 74
Address: Moll d’Espanya del Port Vell, s/n 08039 – Barcelona
Website: Acuarium Barcelona

BUY YOUR TICKET
Skip the row and buy your ticket acuarium online

2. TIBIDABO PARK


The park is the oldest in Spain, but no less fun, because they have the next generation attractions that can be mentioned, the Roller Coaster built in the middle of a wooded area with stunning views of Barcelona and surroundings, Big Weel or Giradabo built in 2014 is at the top of Tibidabo, the Hurakan with 360º turns, and much more …

How to get from Plaza Catalunya
The Tibibus is a bus that operates on days when the park is open and is the easiest and fastest way to get there. It leaves Plaza Catalunya every 20 minutes from 10:15 a.m. From the Hotel Lloret Ramblas 2 min walk to Plaza Catalunya.

Timetable
Friday Closed
Saturday 11: 00-19: 00
Sunday 11: 00-19: 00
Closed Monday
Tuesday closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed

Address: Plaça Tibidabo, 3-4, 08035 Barcelona
Phone: 932 11 79 42
Website: Tibidabo Park

BUY YOUR TICKET
Skip the row tickets Tibidabo Park online

3. CIUTADELLA PARK


This park can be visited all year round and is open for everyone. It was inaugurated in 1881 and houses the zoology museum in a beautiful modernist building, the Catalonia parlament, huge fountain with a waterfall and a lake where you can rent boats.

This central park is a place to enjoy with children and a few meters away is the Barcelona Zoo.

Tip: You can schedule your itinerary to visit two sites at once.

Weekends are most busiest as people gather to enjoy outdoor activities, as well as improvised groups of music and all kinds of artists.

How to get to the Ciutadella Park
From the hotel you can go down La Rambla until Ferrán street, turn left and go straight to the end. It’s approximately 30 minutes walking.

How to get to the Ciutadella Park by bus
In Plaza Catalunya front of the Hard Rock Café take H16 and get off at the Pg. Pujades – Parc de la Ciutadella, 15 min approx.

Address: Passeig de Picasso, 21, 08003 Barcelona
Phone: 638 23 71 15

Entrance: Free

4. BARCELONA ZOO


If you come to Barcelona with kids, it’s an activity that you should do, as addition to being entertaining and educational, you will have the opportunity to know part of our ecosystem.

More than 80 species of animals in a magnificent environment surrounded by trees of all kinds and an infrastructure very suitable for animals.

If you visit the Zoo as a family you can also enjoy playgrounds and there is an animal farm where you can ride a donkey or a pony for a few coins. The dolphins is one of the animals that we can highlight and that you can see them when they feed them. Another of the most visited areas are the land of dragons, the gallery of small primates, the palm grove, aquarama, terrarium where there are small dragons, iguanas and much more.

Address: Parc de la Ciutadella, s/n 08003 Barcelona
Phone: 937 065 656

Website: Barcelona Zoo

BUY YOUR TICKET
Buy your Ticket Zoo Barcelona

5. BARCELONETA BEACH


The Barceloneta Beach is the most central of Barcelona and the oldest, there are also sports clubs with activities related to the sea. You can go comfortably by public transport or walking if you wish.

Is ideal to go with kids because there is a children’s play area, a coast with clean sand and good quality water, perfect to relax for a day, after visiting tourist attractions in Barcelona.

All Barcelona beaches are equipped with all necessary services such as public toilets, showers, rescue service (lifeguards), umbrellas rental, restaurants, local police, wifi, bicycle parking, accessibility for people with reduced mobility.

How to get walking fron Hotel Lloret Ramblas
Going down Las Ramblas for about 1.5 km you will find the Colón avenue, then turn left until you reach the “Cara de Barcelona” square, the work of the artist Roy Lichtenstein, and turn right through the History Museum of Catalonia all straight until you reach the sea (time walking 30 min).

Also you can catch bus line 59 in front of the hotel and get off in Paseo Juan de Borbón aprox 20 min.

Website: More info Sant Sebastià beach

Access: Free

Conclude
There are many more things to do with kids in Barcelona, but we propose, those are within walking distance or more easy to go, from our central hotel. 😉

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BARCELONA MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS 2018

The Mobile World Congress MWC 2018 is celebrated from 26th of February to 1st of March at La Fira de Barcelona located on the Gran Via as usual for 5 years.

As you already know, the Mobile World Congress is the most important annual congress of telephony and technology in the world and is held in Barcelona.

The days that it lasts in Mobile World Congress is a moment with a lot of movement in the city since professionals from countries around the world come to Barcelona to know the latest news of the mobile industry.

Barcelona during the Mobile World Congress

As you imagine the days of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is a non-stop, and everything but absolutely everything is full.

The hotels in Barcelona are full for the dates of the Mobile World Congress and you can’t find rooms, and if you are lucky to find them, the prices could be so much expensive.

For the dates of the Mobil World Congress it’s better to avoid Barcelona or to wait for when it has finished, a good option the Hotel Lloret Ramblas, economic, homely hotel and it’s in the center of Barcelona as well as very well connected with all public transport.

More info: MWC2018

THINGS TO DO IN LA RAMBLA BARCELONA

Get to know the bustling Las Ramblas in Barcelona

Get to know Las Ramblas pedestrian street in Barcelona and know what you can do there, shops, restaurants, bars and other places to visit. In fact, it’s a single street called La Rambla, but it was so well known for its active life and for being a place so lively and full of commerce that it and its adjacent streets became known as simply “Las Ramblas” . The famous Ramblas of Barcelona are the cosmopolitan and cultural portrait of the millions of tourists who visit Barcelona and who are in this side of the city, exclusive for pedestrians, leafy and full of movement. The main street La Rambla starts at the famous Plaça Catalunya and goes to the roundabout where Christopher Columbus monument points to America. Whether you go out for a walk, to discover a bar, eat at some restaurant or shop, see below all you can see and do in Las Ramblas.

Restaurants and Bars in Las Ramblas

Las Ramblas Avenue has a huge variety of restaurants of all kinds, with the option of sitting inside or at the tables that sit in the middle of the street. Apart from being a very touristy and typical Barcelona street, it is a great place for you to try the typical cuisine and still watch the movement and life of the city’s residents. Some of the restaurants in Barcelona, ​​taking advantage of the tourist places, usually raise prices a little. But something very common is asking to see the menu before sitting down, a good opportunity to check the values ​​and see if there is any restaurant more in mind and even more typical. Just as there are restaurants, there are also bars around the Ramblas. Even if it’s to just have a beer, sit on one of them and enjoy the moment.

Shops in Las Ramblas

On Las Ramblas you will see that street performers take advantage of the movement to perform and earn a buck. There are also “clandestine” vendors and street vendors selling crafts. In addition to the diverse shops of souvenirs of the city. But right at the beginning of the street, in Plaza Catalunya, there are other huge stores like H & M, Mango and the huge department store El Corte Inglés, which sells everything and has more than five floors.

Mercat de la Boqueria Municipal Market

When you are strolling along La Rambla, make sure to do not skip Mercat de la Boqueria, the Barcelona market, and feel its different aromas and tastes. The stalls fill the eyes of the tourists and in them it is possible to find various products ranging from typical fruits and delights to products from all over the world. It is a very nice place to meet and the food is very cheap compared to the restaurants there. Inside it is possible to have lunch in one of the restaurants or eat in the stalls themselves. For those who like fish and seafood is a must stop. The juices and fruit salads are a delight and very cheap as well.

Nightlife and Nightlife in Las Ramblas

At night, Las Ramblas is very busy and full of young people, but it depends on the day. There are some promoteres in the middle of the avenue trying to get everyone inside. These are some of the coolest and cheapest Barcelona places to go at night, so it pays to get into some to experience.

How to get to Las Ramblas

To get there there are several options, by the metro in the stations of the line L3 Drassanes and Liceu or Catalunya with the line L1. Las Ramblas also serves as a borderline between two neighborhoods, El Raval on the left and the Gothic Quarter on the right. A tip that is always welcome is that although it is not a violent city, in Las Ramblas there are many cases of thefts. The pickpockets get smart and take advantage of all the movement that the street generates, so they steal the wallets very quickly and you do not even know it. So the tip is do not neglect and always be aware of your belongings.

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