Things to do with kids in Girona & Maresme

Things to do with Kids in Girona & Maresme

There are plenty of excellent activities for kids in Maresme and Girona. The Maresme Coast is known for its great beaches, perfect for letting toddlers and little ones play while older kids enjoy stand up paddleboarding and other water sports. Families living in Maresme enjoy fantastic boat trips and picnics almost year-round, with the sheer number and variety of beaches and different adventure parks meaning plenty of free outdoor activities for kids of all ages.

 

Outdoor activities in Maresme

There is an abundance of outdoor nature activities for kids, with fantastic hiking trails in the Parque de la Serralada for all ages and abilities. The region is also fantastic for horse riding, with several highly regarded riding schools and stables popular with expats in Maresme. Moving to Maresme means access to many fantastic sports and tennis clubs with state of the art facilities, offering weekly lessons and weekend workshops, as well as holiday courses in the long summer break. Older kids will love learning about the local area through history, culture and gastronomy-focused walking tours and experiences, and many of the local vineyards offer family-friendly visits and tours (with the particularly popular “grape stomping” during the harvest).

 

Things to do indoors in Maresme

There are plenty of fun indoor activities to do with kids living in Maresme, ideal for spending rare rainy days or escaping the heat of the summer months in between sunny beach days. Playgroups and soft play centres provide indoor fun for toddlers and little ones, while older children and tweens will love laser quest, bowling and cinema outings. Many of the popular sports clubs in the area have indoor facilities for families living in Maresme to enjoy year-round lessons and training.

 

Courses and Workshops for Kids in Maresme

The many wonderful courses and workshops for kids living in Maresme range from arts and crafts to the performing arts, yoga and more. There are many events, markets and talks throughout the year to suit a variety of ages and different interests.

 

This is the Mumabroad.com directory of indoor and outdoor activities for kids in Maresme and Girona.

Outdoor activities for kids in Girona

There are seemingly infinite free outdoor activities for kids and families living in Girona, with access to so many pristine beaches and hidden coves along the Costa Brava, just a short drive from the region’s capital. Many families enjoy boat trips and picnics along the picturesque stretch of coast, with shallow sections ideal for little ones to paddle and many different water sports to suit older children.

Inland, the region has plenty of outdoor nature activities for kids, with historical villages to explore and miles of walking trails to suit children at all different stages. The region is also renowned for its picturesque vineyards and the fascinating history of Girona itself, with ancient ruins that older kids will love. The breathtaking mountainous landscape a short drive away is perfect for fantastic family days out skiing and sledging. There are many outdoor activities for tweens and teens, including a plethora of cycling and walking routes along the beautiful Via Verde (a converted disused railway track). From horse-riding through beautiful pine tree forests, to popular off-road Segway tours, there is truly an abundance of summer outdoor activities for families living in Costa Brava.

 

Indoor activities for kids and teenagers in Girona

For older children living in Girona, indoor activities like bowling and arcades are ideal for year round entertainment. Several local museums host regular exhibits and cultural activities, where kids can learn about science, culture and fascinating local history. There are are also many different sports clubs with indoor facilities and training centres, ideal for expats in Girona to spend rainy days or the hottest summer months. 

 

This is the Mumabroad.com directory of great activities for families in Maresme and Girona, as recommended by our international community of expat families living in Girona. If you would like your own business to be featured or have a recommendation for this section please get in touch via email info@mumabroad.com

This is the Mumabroad.com list of great activities for families in Maresme and Girona, as recommended by our international community of expat families based in the local area.

 

If you have a recommendation for this section please get in touch via email info@mumabroad.com

INDOOR & OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS, TWEENS AND TEENS – PLAY CENTRES, INDOOR FACILITIES, MUSEUMS, EXHIBITS, SPORTS, WORKSHOPS, ADVENTURE PARKS, GARDENS AND SUMMER CAMPS

Begur Boats, Aiguafreda

Begur Boats, Aiguafreda

Begur Boats was founded in 2006 and provides all types of boats ideal for families.  Begur Boats is a family business resulting from two generations of passion for boats, the sea and the Costa Brava, combined with professional experience in ...
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Sushi Workshops, Maresme

Sushi Workshops, Maresme

Yumiko Saito is a Japanese mum of two who has been living in Maresme since 2005. As well as working as a translator and interpreter with Japanese, Spanish and English and Yumiko also teaches Japanese culture including cooking and Origami. She can ...
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Parque Francesc Macià, Malgrat de Mar

Parque Francesc Macià, Malgrat de Mar

Parque Francesc Masià is an enormous park with plenty of different play areas to suit all ages. There are sandboxes distributed throughout the park where the little ones can play with buckets and spades, and there are circuits of swings, slides, ...
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Hípica Cal Senyor, Vilassar de Dalt

Hípica Cal Senyor, Vilassar de Dalt

Hípica Cal Senyor is located 5km from Vilassar de Dalt, in the heart of the Parque de la Serralada, perfect for country rides away from the hustle and bustle of the city and coast. There are classes for all ages and levels starting from 6 years. ...
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Teià Tennis Club

Teià Tennis Club

Set in beautiful surroundings Teià Tennis Club has something to offer all ages. There are 13 tennis courts, 6 padel tennis courts, a pitch and putt golf course, a gymnasium, swimming pool and a bar/restaurant. They hold numerous social events ...
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Premià de Dalt

Premià de Dalt

A medium sized village in the heart of the Maresme, Premià de Dalt is a couple of kilometres inland from Premià de Mar which is situated on the coast. The village has a charming feel and the historic part of the village centres around Sant Jaume, ...
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Café Lucy, Ocata

Café Lucy, Ocata

Café Lucy, located right across from Ocata beach, is a great place to go with babies, toddlers and younger children. They have space for pushchairs inside. The interior is the perfect space for children to play. It is divided into different areas ...
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Burriac Castle

Burriac Castle

Burriac Castle is located 401 meters above sea level, between the towns of Cabrils and Cabrera de Mar. It is easily visible from the coast and dominates the landscape as you look up into the Maresme hills. There are numerous trails and paths open ...
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Jalpi Adventure Park, Arenys de Munt

Jalpi Adventure Park, Arenys de Munt

Adventure park in Maresme for kids aged 3 upwards. Six different circuits with 90 different activities. Caters for children’s parties and groups. Times vary in winter and summer. See website for details.           ...
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Paseo de los Ingleses, Caldes D’Estrac

Paseo de los Ingleses, Caldes D’Estrac

The beach here is very wide with golden sand and calm waters. There are toilets and showers, umbrella rentals, several decent chiringuitos and also a Red Cross rescue team. All these things combined make it an ideal beach for families with. ...
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