Summer season in Barcelona means, of course, sun, beach and fun but also it is sales season! Here, they last for two month, basically the all summer. Want to enjoy that period to shop with and for your little ones? We give you our top choice for shopping with kids, around our aparthotel for family in Sarrià.
The Gràcia district is located in the North West of Barcelona, when you go to the mountains. It is the most typical neighbourhood of Barcelona, as it was still an independent town until the 19th century. Its small streets with its typical tapas bar and shops will convince you. Every year, a neighbourhood party is organized: Festa Major. Victim of its success, tourists are welcomed, as long as they can behave and can stay in our Barcelona aparthotel in Gràcia to enjoy this classic event.
Barcelona is a city full of history and activities for anybody who is visiting. Coming with the family, it can be challenging to find appropriate activities for everyone to enjoy. So, to guide you a bit, here some ideas of activities and tours you can do while you are staying at our aparthotel for family near Gracia.
The Casa Vicens was the first masterpiece of Gaudi, listed as Unesco World Heritage site since 2005. It has been in restoration for a year, in order to restore the original state of the house. Now reopened, the house is located in the area of Sarrià, less than 15 minutes from our aparthotel for family. Continue reading to discover more about this monument.
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.
With winter comes sugar treats and in Barcelona and the best way to do it is with churros con chocolate! This will be enjoyed by the whole family and you can enjoy a nice break while visiting our beautiful city. To help you, we have selected the best place to have some. We wish you a lovely stay at Mariano Cubi.
If you want to have a bright Christmas this year, Barcelona is the place to go! The city will be shining from November 24th till January 6th in bright Christmas lights. Apart from the beauty of light, there will be plenty to do in Barcelona; concerts, nativity scenes, fun-fairs for the children, but most importantly the famous Christmas markets. This blog will provide you with the ins- and outs about the Christmas markets you need to visit this year with your family! We wish you a lovely stay in aparthotel Mariano Cubi in Barcelona.
Sagrada Família is an iconic Barcelona symbol that has captivated the world profoundly enough that it has be designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site despite being decades away from completion. The basilica can be seen from many parts of town as hundreds of thousands of visitor’s flock to it every week. As a visitor to Barcelona it is highly recommended you visit this world icon, but not without vital information first! 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.