Zoo de Barcelona
Have a great day out with all the family at Barcelona Zoo, located in the heart of the city in the Parc de la Ciutadella.
Barcelona Zoo is one of the most modern zoos of the its kind in the world as well as being Spain’s oldest, open to the public since 1882. It is spread out over 13 acres of parkland with different enclosures reproducing the natural habitats of the animals. You’ll be able to see over 450 species of animals, housed in different enclosures for mammals, amphibians, reptiles and birds. Kids will love the children’s corner where they can get up close to the tamer animals and all the family will enjoy the dolphinarium where the dolphins perform their amazing tricks.
Tibidabo (Parque de atracciones)
Do the same as generations of Barcelonans have been doing for over a century and make the climb to the Tibidabo, Barcelona’s city mountain and one of the oldest funfairs still surviving in the world. In addition to great views over the city and port (on a clear day you may even be able to make out Mallorca and Ibiza) you’ll find a fascinating old school amusement park with original as well as modern attractions.
Aquàrium de Barcelona
Barcelona Aquarium in the historic Port Vell docklands makes for a fascinating day out for all the family. Come and dive into the depths of the oceans and discover a fascinating and unfamiliar world, coming right up close to its inhabitants and learning about their curious behavior along the way.
The aquarium is the world’s most important sea life leisure and education centre dedicated to the Mediterranean. Behold the denizens of the deep in the 35 tanks that are home to more than 11,000 animals from 450 species and walk through a spectacular 80-metre-long underwater tunnel. There’s also an immense Oceanarium, unique in Europe, with incredibly diverse species from giltheads to ocean sunfish, rays to morays and two kinds of sharks. All combine to make Barcelona Aquarium a truly special leisure attraction that has been admired by more than 14 million visitors.
Experience an unforgettable day of rip-roaring fun at PortAventura and enjoy one of Europe’s biggest theme parks in this day trip from Barcelona. Discover a universe divided into five distinct cultural worlds – each area is packed with attractions for young and old. Explore the Mediterranean, Mexico, the Far East, China and Polynesia. You’ll find almost 40 attractions, including roller coasters, water rides and free fall simulators as well as 100 daily performances of shows and plenty of shops, restaurants and cafeterias.