3 recommendations for Christmas Markets in Barcelona

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!  Hotel Grums is a great solution if you are looking for family hotels in Barcelona. We wish you a lovely stay at our hotel for family in Barcelona.

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Sitges, the perfect family destination!

Sitges, a place that might not ring a bell at first, but a place that is definitely worth a visit. With more than 300 sunny days a year, it’s the perfect destination if you fancy the sun. This coastal town is located 35 km southwest from Barcelona and is better known as “Ibiza in miniature”. A perfect family destination with more than 300 sunny days a year. The town has its own history and is filled with picturesque cobbled streets and squares and with beautiful white houses. The promenade offers room for children to roller skate and cycle. Parents can stroll along while enjoying the view. Apart from the sunny days, the beach and the cultural heritage, this town offers more. We wish you a lovely stay at our hotel for family in Barcelona.

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Get away from the city in Turó Park

If you want to escape the busyness of the city and the beach is not an option, Turó Park is worth considering. Located in one of the poshest areas in Barcelona, Sarria – Sant Gervasi, Turó Park offers a compact, elegant and natural area. It owes its name to the old amusement park that used to be in the same spot. The park is perfect for families with children who want to play and take some time away from the city life, to be in nature. This park makes you feel like stepping into a storybook. The trees are hanging over the paths and the colorful, surrounding buildings peak over to give it a magical look. We wish you a lovely stay at our hotel for family in Barcelona.

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‘Shopping’ for ice cream and chocolate

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 our hotel for family in Barcelona.

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A warm welcome at family restaurant Semproniana

A cozy, warm, family friendly restaurant where tradition meets innovation. Semproniana is a restaurant made for families. The interior is warm and cozy with traditional looking chairs and tables. When entering the restaurant you feel at home immediately. The atmosphere is friendly and the staff is welcoming. The menu is divided in different sizes, suitable for everyone. The big eater can enjoy a Large menu, where the little one will have plenty with a Small menu. The menu is very diverse and offers lots of choice. We wish you a lovely stay at our hotel for family in Barcelona.

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Montjuïc, a hill worth climbing

Montjuïc is considered to be cultural and historical heart of Barcelona. For years it played a strategic part in the defence of the city and it’s one of the city’s natural elevations. The hill is home to several museums, the Olympic Ring used in 1992 during the Olympics and La Cuitat del Teatre. The hill is overlooking the harbour, and the southwest of the city centre. The top of the hill counts 184,4 meters to be precise and is site of various fortifications such as the Castle of Montjuïc. This hill isn’t like any other; it is special hill worth visiting with the family. We wish you a lovely stay at our hotel for family in Barcelona!

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The festival of festivals – La Mercè Barcelona

If there is a time to come to Barcelona, it will be with La Mercè. A yearly event from the 22nd till the 25th of September that you simply cannot miss! La Mercè is Barcelona’s largest street party that first took place in 1902. The festival bids goodbye to the summer with a bang and welcomes the cooler months of autumn. Many highlights during this week will be featured somewhere in the city. This festival will show you the history and traditions of Cataluña’s culture. It is a festival for all age groups, young and old. Perfect for families to show the kids history and traditions, as well as creating unforgettable memories. We wish you a lovely stay at our hotel for family in Barcelona.

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A puppet theater called La Puntual

La Puntual is a puppet theater located in the neighbourhood of La Ribera de Barcelona, inaugurated in 2005 by Eugenio Navarro. It is important to recognize the effort that the founder has put into this amazing concept, showing people the work of great artists who would otherwise be left in the shadow and only been seen in specialized festivals. We wish you a lovely stay at our hotel for family in Barcelona!

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Museu Blau, entertaining and interactive for both

The Museu Blau covers three areas of the city: the Ciutadella park, the Montjuïc mountain and the Fòrum park. This museum is recommended for everyone, especially for children. In addition to the exhibitions themselves, there are workshops designed for the little ones, such as the Science Nest, where they can take their first step as scientist. But even older people can participate, as it also has rest areas when they get tired. We wish you a lovely stay at our hotel for family in Barcelona!

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Climbat

There are more and more adepts to the rock climbing in Barcelona. An easy and urban way to enjoy the advantages of climbing in a controlled and safe environment and where they can improve their techniques and strength, helped by professionals at any time. Climbat is one of the best known rock climbing places of Barcelona, and has several centers in and around the city.  We wish you a lovely stay at our hotel for family in Barcelona!

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