Barcelona is a fantastic place to bring up your children and there are so many services specifically catering for families and family life.
I have curated a list of useful links and services below based on my years living here.
These websites will be able to help you orientate yourself in Barcelona life and culture.
Online guides for Barcelona residents in English:
Personal takes on life in Barcelona:
General Support for English Speakers
Family Friendly Cafés and Restaurants
A website offering a wealth of information about education and family life in Barcelona.
An English-language website for families in Barcelona and beyond.
The go-to Spanish-language website for families in Barcelona.
Health & Wellbeing
Two centres offering therapeutic support in a variety of languages
The Barcelona Education Department, known as The Consorci, can be found here (Catalan only ). This is the first port of call for anything related to public school education in the Barcelona area. Fem Escola is a website produced by The Consorci and is dedicated to finding out more about public schooling, opinion pieces, experiences and any new initiatives.
Information about studying in Barcelona offered by the Generalitat can be found here.
Booklet in English discussing different options for international families. Download it here.
A resource for Catalan-speakers looking for schools in Barcelona: www.mamuts.org
Guide (in Spanish) of some childcare option for 0-3-year-olds by Mammaproof Barcelona.
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