Barcelona is known to be a city for parties, but did you know there is also party for the whole family? Indeed, La Tamborinada festival is dedicated to family and it happens every year in Barcelona. Don’t miss it and stay in family in our aparthotel for family in Gracia!
Going to Spain usually means tasting one of the most famous country’s dish: paella! Often believed to be the national dish of Spain itself, it actually originated in the region of Valencia. It’s name come from the ancient Latin Patella and Old French Paelle. The Valencian rice dish is a comfort food that’s always served piping hot. From being made with vegetables, seafood, meats, or even beans, this short grain rice dish.
You will find a lot of them around the city, the real challenge is to find the good ones. Indeed, you have to know two rules to find a good paella: do not eat it in La Rambla, they are too expensive and probably frozen. The second, avoid the restaurants displaying pictures of their paella: it is probably frozen too.
To make your life easier, here is a list of the best places to have a paella while you enjoy staying in our family hotel near Gracia.
Are you fed up with your mother or sister always wanting to go for shopping? Are you done with going in and out almost every shop? But do you love ice cream and chocolate? Well, then it’s your turn! Vioko offers the solution. A shop that looks like a clothing store where you can shop your favourite ice cream, chocolate bars, marshmallow, macarons and even cookies. Take control of the shopping and shop till you drop! We wish you a lovely stay at Aparthotel Senator in Barcelona.
Barcelona is packed with enough things to see and do to keep visitors happy for weeks on end. But paying for entry fees into must-see attractions, meals out at the best tapas bars and rooms in well-located city hotels can quickly add up – especially if you’re travelling as a family. Fortunately, not everything in Barcelona comes with a big price tag – there are plenty of cheap and even free things to do in the city if you know where to look. If you’re planning a budget family holiday to the Catalan capital, check out these four things to do in Barcelona the whole family will love. We wish you a lovely stay at our hotel for family in Barcelona.
One of the best things about Barcelona is the way children are included and well catered for almost everywhere. From children’s menus in restaurants to play areas in bars – in Barcelona, kids are just as welcome as adults – something the rest of Europe has yet to encourage. This makes visiting the cosmopolitan Catalan city as a family an easy and enjoyable thing to do. If you’re planning your next trip with the kids, take a look at our pick of the top four family-friendly things to do in Barcelona, guaranteed to keep everyone smiling from start to finish. We wish you a lovely stay at our hotel for family in Barcelona.
There are approximately 4 kilometers of beaches in Barcelona, always a popular spot for families. While there are nine designated beaches in urban Barcelona, some spots are better than others for families. Rule of thumb is, the further North you go, the beaches get quieter. Also if you have time in your travel plans during your stay at our family hotel in Barcelona, there are some fantastic beaches not far from Barcelona as you head towards the Costa Brava.