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School trips to Barcelona, Spain

Whatever your learning objectives, Barcelona, the heart of vibrant Catalonia offers the perfect balance of culture, history, art and fun!

  • Key stage 2 – 16+
  • Year round

Barcelona is an exciting cultural hot spot for students of all subjects

Barcelona is a hot spot for budding historians, aspiring artists and of course a great opportunity to practise your Spanish! Home to the works of Gaudí and Dalí to name a few, there are intriguing sights abound. From the cultural UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Park Güell and the Sagrada Familia to the good old fun of Port Aventura and Aquopolis waterpark, we have a great selection of vibrant and varied visits to help inspire you for your itinerary.

Barcelona is a popular extension to our music tour of the Costa Brava where school choirs, bands and orchestras can perform in outdoor venues along the coast.

Our educational travel team will use their expertise to recommend the best fitting visits for your group depending on the focus of your trip and use their knowledge of the local attractions to build a solid itinerary that maximises your time and ensures you get the most out of your school trip to the wonderful Barcelona!

We can tailor your itinerary to your unique learning requirements, please contact us for a bespoke quote.

Day 1

  • Depart school
  • Arrive in Barcelona

Day 2

  • Sagrada Familia
  • Las Ramblas
  • Camp Nou tour

Day 3

  • Dalí Theatre-Museum
  • Girona excursion
  • Tapas meal

Day 4

  • Gothic quarter
  • Park Güell
  • Casa-Museu Gaudí

Day 5

  • Port Aventura 

Day 6

  • Depart
  • Arrive home
Dali Theatre Museum Figueres
Figueres Dalí Theatre-Museum
Camp Nou Barcelona FC
Camp Nou Tour
Aquopolis
Aquopolis Torrevieja
La Rambla Barcelona
Las Ramblas
La Sagrada Familia interior
La Sagrada Familia
View from Park Guell Barcelona
Park Güell
Girona Old Quarter
Girona
Barcelona Gothic Quarter
Gothic Quarter
Port Aventura
Port Aventura
Port Barcelona boat trip
Boat Trip
Bosc Urba
Bosc Urbà
Montjuic cable car
Montjuïc Cable Car
Poble Espanyol
Poble Espanyol
Dali Theatre Museum Figueres

Figueres Dalí Theatre-Museum

The lively town of Figueres is the birthplace of artist Salvador Dalí. The museum itself was designed by Dalí and as such is as mind-boggling as the artwork inside it! We recommend this as a great day trip for our groups.

Camp Nou Barcelona FC

Camp Nou Tour

Your group can get a guided tour of Barcelona FC's home stadium to learn about the past and future of the club. Walk the halls, see the trophies and walk up to the pitch for a great photo opportunity! This is definitely a top visit for students who are avid football fans.

Aquopolis

Aquopolis Torrevieja

Aquopolis is a waterpark with over 15 attractions including waterslides, rapids, a zip line and a river. Students can have fun racing each other in teams of four on the toboggan slides.

La Rambla Barcelona

Las Ramblas

Walk along the most iconic street in the city, lined with trees and stretching almost a mile. It is particularly popular wth tourists and has become more commercialised with kiosks, souvenir shops, street traders, cafes and street entertainers.

La Sagrada Familia interior

La Sagrada Familia

Take your students to marvel at Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí’s unfinished masterpiece over 130 years in the making. The interior colourful stained glass windows are stunning and a must-see.

View from Park Guell Barcelona

Park Güell

Park Güell is an example of architect Antoni Gaudí's fantastic mind. Explore the colourful features around the park, enjoy the stunning views of the city and learn about Gaudí's life and his impact on Catalonia at the House and Museum within the park grounds.

Girona Old Quarter

Girona

We can arrange a day trip for your group to explore the city of Girona, known for its medieval architecture and it’s walled Old Quarter.

Barcelona Gothic Quarter

Gothic Quarter

Barcelona's Gothic Quarter contains Roman ruins, gothic architecture and plenty of shopping and local delicacies. Make sure you visit the cathedral and the winding and narrow streets around it.

Port Aventura

Port Aventura

Spend the full day of thrills at Port Aventura theme park with rides, live entertainment and other amusements - what's not to like? This is sure to be a hit with your students.

Port Barcelona boat trip

Boat Trip

Take to the water on a Las Golondrinas boat tour of the port of Barcelona.

Bosc Urba

Bosc Urbà

Experience the first adventure park in the city. Ziplines, climbing forest networks, bungee jumping and bridges are just some of the attractions awaiting your group!

Montjuic cable car

Montjuïc Cable Car

Once you're done exploring the city on foot, why not see it from above? Ride the cable car over Barcelona and catch some amazing views of the Catalan capital.

Poble Espanyol

Poble Espanyol

This is a unique open-air architectural museum located on the mountain of Montjuïc. It was built in 1929 for the Barcelona International Exhibition with the intention of preserving the architectural styles of Spain in one place so it's a great place to visit to get an idea of the history of the area.

Our European school trips include:

  • Board and lodging as specified in your itinerary
  • A detailed itinerary with pre-booked excursions
  • Your choice of return travel; coach travel, with ferry crossing, applicable tolls and taxes included, or return flights and overseas transfers
  • Free teacher to student ratio of 1:8 for coach trips and 1:10 for air groups
  • 24 hour emergency back-up service
  • Comprehensive travel insurance
  • Assistance with inspection visits

Extras to budget for:

  • School to airport transfers and meals en route (if required)
  • Visa charges and supplements for small parties, single rooms and additional adults
  • Local tourist taxes which can only be paid in cash to the hotel
  • Entrances other than those specified in your itinerary
  • Hotel damage deposits

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View from Park Guell Barcelona
Sagrada La Familia
Barcelona street performer
Camp Nou Barcelona FC
Barcelona food market
La Rambla Barcelona
Barcelona city from above
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