School trip to Barcelona with Spanish classes

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Spanish courses for groups in Barcelona. Would you like a personalized quotation?

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This dynamic, vibrant city on the shores of the Mediterranean boasts an excellent climate and a huge range of cultural and leisure attractions.

Barcelona has always been at the forefront of design, yet the city also boasts a fascinating Roman, medieval and Modernist history as well as its contemporary icons. It is one of the most attractive cities in Europe with a tremendously cosmopolitan atmosphere, yet has managed to preserve its traditions.

Example of a school trip’s itinerary:

D.1. Arrival and settling-in. Welcome!

D.2. Morning: 3 Spanish lessons at our city-centre school. Lunch. In the afternoon, students will discover the city’s unique Modernist architecture in some of its most representative buildings on Passeig de Gràcia: Casa Lleó Morera and Casa Amatller, and Gaudí’s Casa Batlló and La Pedrera. Later on they will visit Park Güell before ending up with a guided tour of the Sagrada Familia.

D.3. Morning: 3 Spanish lessons. Lunch. In the afternoon, take part in a treasure hunt around the Gothic Quarter, a fun way of discovering this ancient part of the city by answering questions and solving puzzles, with a prize for the winning team! Students will then sample some hot chocolate with churros, take a stroll down the Ramblas, pop into the Boquería Market and end up in the Barceloneta district and its beaches.

D.4. Morning: 3 Spanish lessons. Lunch. Guided tour of the Palau de la Música, the masterwork of architect Domenech i Montaner. Students then take a walk through the Ribera neighbourhood to the Born district, passing through the Market of Santa Caterina. They will also visit the church of Santa Maria del Mar (also known as the Cathedral of the Sea), followed by a stroll through the Ciudadela Park. In the evening, enjoy a tapas dinner.

D.5. Farewell and departure. See you soon!

Other recommended activities:

  • FC Barcelona: a chance to discover the most iconic corners of Camp Nou football stadium. Students get an up-close insight into the history and landmarks of Barça through a multimedia experience.
  • Chocolate Museum workshop: Learn about the origins, manufacturing process and basic techniques for handling chocolate on this deliciously entertaining tour..
  • Salsa lessons in a private disco, with Latin music from a DJ.
  • Introduction to flamenco dancing at a dance school.
  • If your idea is to put together a themed trip on Modernism in Barcelona, we can include tours of the Hospital of Sant Pau, the Palau Güell, the Bellesguard Tower and the Museum of Catalan Modernism.
  • If your interests lean towards contemporary art, we can include other museums and galleries such as the CCCB, MACBA, CaixaForum, MUHBA and the Tàpies Foundation.

Some of our favourites…

  • Bike tour of Barcelona. On this guide-led cycle trip students will take a tour of the Gothic quarter, the seafront promenade, the beaches, Ciudadela Park and Passeig Sant Joan. Barcelona has a huge network of dedicated cycle lanes and signposting for cyclists, making this a very safe and enjoyable activity.
  • A guided tour of the city’s contemporary architecture adapted for students, concentrating on how creativity has been applied to design in the city’s new districts and showcasing the most avant-garde and iconic architectural works in the city.

A few tips for school groups travelling to Barcelona:

  • Barcelona’s international airport, El Prat, has numerous international connections. There are also international flights into Reus and Girona airports. Barcelona is also connected by the high-speed rail network with Seville, Cordoba, Malaga, Madrid and Paris.
  • We offer school groups in Barcelona a range of accommodation options: hotels, youth hostels or, for optimal integration with local life and customs, staying with a host family.
  • Our Barcelona stays can also be taken without Spanish classes, just including activities and tours.

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