Families in Andalucia

Have a great family day out on the beaches of Andalucia © Michelle Chaplow
Have a great family day out on the beaches of Andalucia

Families in Andalucia

Many people have found southern Spain to be an excellent place to start a family and raise children. Children are highly esteemed in Spanish culture and generally welcomed in restaurants and all kinds of events. As they say in Spain, "Cada niño nace con un bar de pan debajo del brazo" - or "Every child is born with a loaf of bread under its arm". This is a way of saying that a child is good fortune.



While the attitude towards children and family life in general is positively welcoming and relaxed however, parents do need a wide variety of information that is often hard to come by.

Find answers to many basic questions in the following articles:

Following are some basic considerations you should keep in mind when shopping for a family neighbourhood in Andalucia. The area where you decide to live will have a big impact upon your lifestyle… More →

Traditionally, in Spain the birthday was not celebrated; rather, it was the "santo", or saint´s day, that was the day one celebrated becoming a year older. These celebrations were minimal compared… More →

If you’re looking for activities to do with your children in Andalucia this summer, and you want a break from the beach, or you’re staying inland and you’re looking for some more ideas for outings… More →

There is most certainly a difference between grabbing a bite of something on the run, or sitting down at table to eat a meal the "right" way, and the Spanish are experts on making meals so much… More →

Living in Andalucia