CoolStay's Tech Lead Nick Wills and his family stayed in Barcelona a couple of years back.
With their then two boys 12 & 10 they decided to spend three days in Barcelona itself checking out the less well trodden places and maximising their budget.
"We have always liked to get out and about, our trick was finding the right things to do that would appeal to all of us without costing a fortune." Say's Nick. "Thankfully the Catalan capital has something for everyone!"
Here's Nick's five alternative activities in Barcelona.