Best parks and gardens for kids

Jardí Botànic

This botanical garden is dedicated to Mediterranean flora and has a collection of some 40,000 plants of 1,500 species, including many that thrive in Mediterranean-like climates such as the Canary Islands, North Africa , Australia, California, Chile and South Africa.

Parc de la Ciutadella

Come for a stroll, a picnic, a visit to the zoo or a visit to the Catalan regional parliament, but don’t miss a visit to the city’s most central green lung. Parc de la Ciutadella is the perfect place to wind down.

Parc de Diagonal Mar

This park, designed by Enric Miralles, features swimming pools, fountains, an interactive botanical walk (with more than 30 species of trees and other plants) and contemporary sculptures.

Park Güell

Park Güell is where Gaudí turned his hand to landscaping. It’s a beautiful, enchanting place, where this legendary modernist ’s love for natural forms really took off.