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Activities Maresme & Girona

The Maresme Coast is known for its great beaches, perfect for letting toddlers and little ones play while older kids enjoy stand up paddle boarding and other water sports. Local families 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.

 

There are 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. Maresme boasts 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 particularly popular “grape stomping” during the harvest). 

 

There are plenty of fun indoor activities to do with kids, ideal for spending rare rainy days in Maresme 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 year round lessons and training too. 

 

The many wonderful courses and workshops for kids in Maresme provide activities 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.

There are seemingly infinite free outdoor activities for kids and families in the region, 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 kids and teenagers.

 

For older children, 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 rainy days or the hottest summer months. 

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.

 

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

Onke Paint

Onke Paint

Onke Truijen is a Dutch artist living in Spain.  For 8 years she was seduced by Ibiza’s light and bohemian lifestyle but she is now based in Barcelona. She works with oils, acrylics, pastels and spray paints. Onke also offers workshops for ...
Montepallars, Catalan Pyrenees

Montepallars, Catalan Pyrenees

Montepallars, set in the foothills of the Catalan Pyrenees, organises all kinds of friendly workshop holidays such as yoga, cooking, painting and singing for adults. On request they can organise special family weekends; if the parents want to go on ...
La Granja, Arenys de Mar

La Granja, Arenys de Mar

La Granja is a little restaurant/cafeteria located on the main street in Arenys de Mar. You wouldn’t know it from the outside but there is a play area for kids inside. ...
Parc del Litoral, San Pol de Mar

Parc del Litoral, San Pol de Mar

This large outdoor park is located in San Pol de Mar across from the beach. It has lots of trees, grass and different playground sections for all ages. It’s also got a little bar there where you can have a snack or a coffee. ...
CHEMPS Professional Guidance

CHEMPS Professional Guidance

Maerle van Berkel is a “psicopedagoga”, specialised in  children and adolescents with learning difficulties and disorders such as Attention deficit disorders (ADD/ADHD), Autism spectrum disorders (ASS, Asperger’s, PDD-NOS), Learning ...
La Città Infinita, various locations

La Città Infinita, various locations

The Città Infinita is a construction game/activity/performance where children can create and recreate urban places. Wooden bricks and blocks in different shapes and sizes, combined with children’s imagination have resulted in fabulous ...
Pepper & Souls – Catalan Food & Culture Tours

Pepper & Souls – Catalan Food & Culture Tours

Do you know that Malgrat de Mar has its own Indiana Jones? Have you ever eaten a ‘bomb’? Do you know what a ‘ratpanat’ is and why its so important to Malgrat? Discover the answers with Pepper and Souls and experience Malgrat de Mar as most tourists ...
Montcabrer Tennis Club, Cabrils

Montcabrer Tennis Club, Cabrils

Tucked away in one of the most beautiful corners of Maresme is Montcabrer tennis club, which offers two clay tennis courts, a padel court, a pickleball court (check it out!) as well as a 25 metre saltwater pool, bar and restaurant. There’s a ...
L’Atelier de Carlota

L’Atelier de Carlota

L’Atelier de Carlota is a shop and workshop dedicated to crafts. The owner has more than 20 years experience and offers a wide knowledge about the products in the store. They offer courses, workshops, events and celebrations for adults and ...
Music Together, various locations

Music Together, various locations

Music Together is a music and movement program for babies, toddlers, young children, and the grown-ups who love them. Born in Princeton in 1987, Music Together consists in 45′-long classes filled with singing, playing, dancing, and having fun ...

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