School and college trips to Barcelona


Barcelona is without doubt one of the most colourful, free-spirited and attractive of all European cities. It is a fantastic destination for educational study trips and boasts a wealth of amazing architecture, sculptures, paintings and even street art. Enjoy the ethereal Sagrada Familia, the hustling and bustling Ramblas and the magnificent Camp Nou as well as a comprehensive selection of quality educational visits for subjects including Art & Design, Business, Performing Arts, Hospitality & Catering, Sports, Leisure and Tourism.

  • Stunning Sagrada Familia unfinished cathedral

  • La Rambla avenue

  • Camp Nou stadium and museum

  • Montjuic Teleferic Barcelona Cable Car

Top Visits

Sagrada Familia

Antoni Gaudi’s best-known creation and an iconic symbol of Barcelona, the basilica has remained under construction since 1882. You can climb the towers an enjoy wonderful views of the city.

Camp Nou Stadium

Discover what makes FC Barcelona more than a club and one of the most famous football teams in the World. Learn about its history in the museum and enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour experience around the stadium.

Parc Guell

A visit to Barcelona is not complete without a visit to Gaudi’s magical garden-city. With twisted stone columns and stunning mosaic covered structures, the UNESCO World Heritage Site is a symbol of Catalan Modernism.

Barcelona sightseeing tour

Tailor-make a tour of Barcelona and discover the outstanding sights of the city including the Catalan Modernista architecture; Gaudi’s iconic Sagrada Familia; Montjuic Olympic Ring; Gothic Quarter; La Rambla; Camp Nou...

Port Vell

Located at the bottom of La Rambla adjacent to the Columbus monument, the old harbour, Barcelona’s thriving Port Vell offers a variety of leisure possibilities including the Aquarium, Maritime Museum and Maremagnum shopping centre.

Flamenco Show

Enjoy an evening of stunning flamenco at one of several excellent venues in the city. Some shows can also be combined exhibitions, lessons and workshops.

Poble Espanyol

Poble Espanyol is an attraction in the form of an actual village with full scale replicas of buildings from different regions of Spain. There is a range of stimulating activities and workshops for student groups.

Magic Fountain at Montjuic

Built in 1929 for the International Exhibition, this is a spectacular display of music, water acrobatics, colour and light. The Montjuic Magic Fountain has become one of Barcelona's most popular attractions.

Tapas Tasting

Sample and enjoy a meal of delicious Catalan cuisine with some of Barcelona’s gastronomic specialities. We can arrange a restaurant reservation for you group on request.

PortAventura theme park

Spain’s largest theme park with six themed areas with rides and attractions for all ages. Worksheets are available to enhance you visit for Business Studies & Tourism and also Spanish Language students.

Subject-specific trips

We can tailor your school or college trip to Barcelona to include a range of specialist subject-specific visits to meet your objectives for the trip. See further details for some of our most popular subjects here:

Sample Itinerary

Day 1

Morning departure from UK for flight to Barcelona. Arrival and transfer to your hostel accommodation and check in. Free time for possible visit to the iconic Sagrada Familia cathedral. Evening at leisure.

Day 2

Morning visit to the amazing Camp Nou stadium and museum. A chance to grab some lunch before making your way to Parc Guell - Gaudi's magical garden. Enjoy some tapas and evening Flamenco Show.

Day 3

Enjoy a morning visit to Port Vell. Explore the Aquarium, maritime museum and shops. Afternoon at leisure to explore Barcelona – Placa de Catalunya, the Ramblas or the Gothic Quarter. Freshen up before an early dinner and then maybe take a trip up to Montjuic to see the Magic Fountain display and enjoy views over the city.

Day 4

A possible final morning visit or last minute shopping before making your way back to the airport for your flight back to the UK.

Where to Stay

Barcelona has an excellent range of accommodation, from central Youth centres such as the Generator, to traditional hotels in quieter locations, most on a bed and breakfast basis. There are always plenty of local restaurants at good value for money nearby. Upgrades are also available on request.

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