Barcelona for Kids Walking Tour with Snacks (Private)

Enjoy our fun & interactive Barcelona family tour, a walking tour designed specifically for families. Candy shops, giants, legends, stories, food & more!

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INCLUDES: Fun & educational walking tour of Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter & El Born neighborhood designed just for kids + a typical local breakfast and snacks along the way
SMALL GROUP: Max 12 Guests
TIMES: 10:30am
DURATION: 2.5-3 Hours

What's Included

  • An interactive walking tour through Barcelona’s historic city center, designed for kids ages 4 to 12
  • Adapted activities for your kids, depending on their ages-- including language learning, a dragon hunt and more exciting challenges!
  • Delicious stops at two family-run food businesses to learn about (and taste!) some of the best local food. Parents will even get to enjoy a glass of cava while kids make their own Spanish sandwiches!
  • Visit many of Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter & El Born highlights. From the Passeig del Born to the Roman Pillars and Barcelona Cathedral – you will not just get to see them but will learn what makes them so fascinating!
  • A private visit to behind the scenes at one of the city’s oldest bakeries for churros and chocolate-- a favorite of Spanish kids everywhere!
  • An expert guide who makes Barcelona’s stories and legends come alive for your kids.

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Foodie Highlights

You'll Eat

  • The very famous Xiuxo pastry-- a delicious homemade donut!
  • Pan con tomate
  • Iberian cured meats and cheeses (the best of the best!)
  • A boiled candy of your choice in one of the oldest sweet shops in the Gothic Quarter.

You'll Drink

  • A beverage of choice (cava, wine, beer, water, soft drinks)
  • Spanish style hot chocolate
  • Coffee or tea
* Actual tastes may change depending on season or availability.
This tour is adaptable for...
  • Vegetarians
  • Pescatarians
  • Gluten free (not celiacs)
  • Dairy free
  • Non-alcoholic options
  • Pregnant women
  • Dietary restrictions
    We love providing delicious options for those with dietary needs. If you have a dietary requirement or food allergy, please note it when booking. This tour is not recommended for vegans and, due to the risk of gluten cross-contamination, this tour is not recommended for those with celiac disease.

    What to Expect on Your Tour

    TOUR SNAPSHOT

    Discover Barcelona’s historic city center on a family-friendly walking tour with an expert guide. Our Barcelona for kids tour is specially designed for kids ages 4 to 12, with adapted activities and conversation topics for each age group. We even add a small element of language learning activities if your kids are interested in practicing their Spanish with us at the beautiful Santa Caterina Market!

    STOP-BY-STOP

    This Barcelona family walking tour explores the city’s beautiful historic center, passing through Barcelona’s main sights in the Born & the Gothic neighborhoods. Tours may include stops such as the Giant’s museum, which children will love as they learn all about the fun, colorful and interesting traditions from Catalonia.

    The fun and dynamic tour will keep your children engaged throughout with stories of Spanish history– explorers, kings and queens, princes and princesses, knights, artists, and more. Full of activities and games, including a dragon hunt through medieval streets! Watch your children follow clues and hints as we make our way through winding alleys in search of some of these mythical beasts, as we explain their place in Barcelona’s history.

    About 30 minutes into the tour, we’ll make a food stop for a typical Spanish breakfast in one of our favorite and oldest bakeries, which is over 150 years old. Here we will get to go behind the scenes and visit the bakers busy at work before we settle down to some delicious pastries and treats.

    We will then continue our journey to the beautiful local market and see the hustle and bustle of local of daily life as we learn some useful Spanish words and phrases before we set off again for the very famous Giant’s museum.

    *The Giant's Museum is subject to closings, if closed alternate stops will be arranged.

    Halfway through the tour, we will relax into another delicious tasting of the best Iberian cured meats at a traditional, family-run cafe. Adults and children will enjoy a beverage of choice (cava, wine, beer, soft drinks, or water) and kids will learn the art of making Spanish sandwiches, called “bocadillos” as they learn all about Spanish culture and how kids their own age live in Spain.

    Fully energized, we take off on the second half of the tour where kids learn all about our Roman history as they explore the Gothic neighborhood. They will love the charming square and stories as they search for gargoyles hidden in the winding streets. Our kid-friendly guides are gifted storytellers and will make sure your children have the best experience of Barcelona.

    Towards the end of the route, you’ll make your last stop at a beautiful old sweet shop before we say goodbye. The tour wraps up leaving you and your children with plenty of energy as you go back to enjoying your visit to Barcelona.

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    About Our Expert Guides

    Your tour will be lead by one of our expert, English-speaking guides, who loves kids! They’re all gifted storytellers who are smart, passionate and talented and whose excitement for this country is contagious!

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    Map Your Tour

    Meeting point Passeig del Born
    Places we'll visit Barcelona's historic center, the Gothic Quarter and the Born Neighborhood.

    Explore Barcelona's most famous historic squares, sights, and hidden alleys in the medieval city center!

    Ending point Barcelona Cathedral
    Great question! A Devour Barcelona tour is a fun, fascinating and (most importantly!) delicious introduction to the incredible city of Barcelona. Our food tours visit some of the city’s best traditional eateries, including tapas bars, local markets, taverns and shops, and hidden gems that few even know exist! You’ll taste some of Barcelona's best local food, and gain fascinating insight into its age-old traditions. We keep our groups small and every tour is led by an English-speaking guide who knows Barcelona like the back of their hand, and loves it to bits.
    Wandering the gorgeous streets of Barcelona's historic center (Born and Gothic neighborhoods), you’ll visit Barcelona's top sights on fun and interactive tour for your family. Some tastes are included too-- you'll taste Spain’s world-famous cured meats, make pan con tomate, and stop at the city's most delicious churros and chocolate or homemade pastries. Please note, for a full family-friendly food tour we recommend our Tastes, Tapas, & Traditions of Barcelona Food Tour.
    We do enter the Giants' Museum and Cathedral on this tour (time and date dependent). We see many other cultural sites from the outside, but do not enter.
    Kids ages 5 and under come along for free. We won't order food for them, but they're welcome to share with the others, or separate orders can be facilitated.
    The material on the tour is geared towards kids ages 5 to 14, but we can adapt the tour for all ages, or you may want to inquire about other small-group food tours (like our Gracia Neighborhood Food Tour or our Tastes, Tapas and Traditions of Barcelona Tour).
    The tour lasts about 2.5 to 3 hours, depending on your group's pace.
    This tour has a maximum of 12 guests (but averages about 6 people per tour)
    We want as many people to be able to enjoy our tours as possible. Scroll up the page a little to see what dietary restrictions this tour is adaptable for.
    The tour does not include transport to the meeting place, or from the ending point (ask your guide for guidance at the end of the tour if you’re not sure where you are).Also, please feel free to tip your guide if you think they did a great job! The standard gratuity in the tour industry is 10-15%.
    Most importantly, your appetite for food and knowledge! Also, keep in mind that tours take place rain or shine, so please dress appropriately and bring an umbrella if it looks like rain. Also, we recommend you wear comfortable shoes as you’ll be walking a few kilometres. Finally, while we do serve water on the tour at some stops, we recommend you bring a bottle of water.

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