Family Services in Girona & Maresme

There are several Mum & Baby groups in Maresme as well as local and international agencies offering bespoke childcare services connecting expat families with multilingual nannies and au pairs from all over the world. There are also many online agencies which cover the Maresme Coast region, recruiting qualified, friendly and multilingual babysitters and child minders. There are also several friendly international nurseries and day care centres in the area, offering practical and flexible childcare including a useful after school pick-up service ideal for working parents in Maresme.


Parents looking to hire a venue such as a local restaurant or kids’ soft play area have a great variety of unique and exciting places to have a child’s birthday party in Maresme. Several popular restaurants and cafe have dedicated spaces ideal for hosting birthday parties, and many even organise fantastic workshops, perfect for fun celebrations for children and adults alike. Older kids can get competitive with paintballing on a former farm in Arenys de Munt, with a great laser quest centre in Mataró. There are several popular adventure parks in Maresme, with aerial assault courses including rock climbing, rope bridges and zip-lining, with varying heights and levels of difficulty for different age groups.


There are many dedicated maternity and baby photographers in Maresme, specialising in taking beautiful photographs throughout the months of pregnancy and unique portraits of tiny newborns in their first few weeks of life. A growing number of parents in Maresme are looking to hire professional children’s photographers to capture family celebrations, from birthdays and anniversaries to special milestones during childhood.


There are dedicated educational professionals in Maresme including speech therapists and psychologists, many who specialise in helping multilingual children. There are also educational advisors for teenagers interested in the IB or studying in the United States after finishing school.


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Family services in Girona: with a growing international community of expat families, there are many multilingual nanny agencies operating in Girona Province, recruiting professional, experienced childcare experts from the local area and around the world. Whether families are seeking a full time live-in nanny or au pair, or a part time childminder to offer support with after school care and occasional babysitting, there are many different family services in Girona Province. There are many qualified professionals offering flexible babysitting and childcare options for parents based in the Costa Brava, Alt and Baix Empordás and Girona itself, as well as experts in fields ranging from child psychology to nutrition.


There are many different birthday party locations for older children and teenagers too, from competitive bowling to a cinema outing or even something completely unique like a trip in a hot air balloon. There are also several fantastic climbing centres and adventure parks with zip lining in Platja d’Aro and Pals.


There are many talented portrait and lifestyle photographers based throughout Girona Province, offering family photography in a private studio, at home or in a beautiful outdoor setting. From celebrating family milestones such as birthdays and anniversaries, to immortalising a specific stage of childhood with a special family portrait, a growing number of families are looking for children’s photographers to take professional images to look back on.


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