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Guell Palace, Barcelona

The Palau Güell is a mansion in Barcelona designed by the world famous Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí for the Catalan industrial tycoon Eusebi Güell.

It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Works of Antoni Gaudí".The home is centred on a main room for entertaining high society guests. Guests entered the home in horse drawn carriages through the front iron gates, which featured a parabolic arch and intricate patterns of forged iron-work resembling seaweed and in some parts a horsewhip. Animals could be taken down a ramp and kept in the livery stable in the basement where the servants resided, while the guests went up the stairs to the receiving room. The ornate walls and ceilings of the receiving room disguised small viewing windows high on the walls where the owners of the home could view their guests from the upper floor and get a 'sneak peek' before greeting them, in case they needed to adjust their attire accordingly.
The main party room has a high ceiling with small holes near the top where lanterns were hung at night from the outside to give the appearance of a starlit sky.

In 2004, visits by the public were completely suspended due to renovations; some of the stone used in the original construction was weak and has cracked over the years causing structural problems within the building. As of 1 February 2008, Palau Güell was partially reopened to the public, with access to limited parts of the building only. It is currently completely open with all restoration work completed in April 2011.

 

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Barcelona Zoo

Barcelona Zoo, located in the Parc de la Ciutadella, offers students a 2 hour guided tour followed by a chance to explore the zoo afterwards until closing. During the guided visit, students can discuss how the zoo works, how they look after the animals and anything else specific related to their studies. For more information or to book your visit for your next educational trip to Barcelona contact the FHT student team today!

Evening Meals

Choose from a wide range of restaurants and packages for you and your students to dine at during your time in Barcelona. With delicious food and drink available at popular chains including The Hard Rock Cafe or if you prefer a low key meal at a local restaurant you'll be sure to find something to suit everyone! Contact the FHT student team today to arrange your evening meal for your next trip to Barcelona!

Open Camp - Olympic Stadium

Ever dreamt of unlocking your inner Messi and playing like a sports star? Open Camp will provide students of all ages the chance to experience all sensations and emotions of playing like a real professional in an authentic stadium with top-grade pitches to play like a real champion. There is no time limit to rest in the Open Camp and it's possible to repeat the same experience as many times as you want. With over 25 experiences to choo read more ...

Sightseeing Bus Tours

Let your students sit back and relax as they take in the sights on a Barcelona bus tour. A fantastic tour to do if it's your first time to city and a great way to travel. Many bus tours let you jump on and off so you can visit attractions, have lunch and go shopping. If you're interested in arranging a bus tour for your next trip contact the team today for the best prices!

Teleférico Cable Car

The Teleférico cable car is a fun and modern way for students to get from the bottom of Barcelona's Port up to the top of Montjuïc. With spectacular views of Barcelona's skyline, students can purchase single or return tickets. Contact the Further & Higher Travel team today to enquire about your next educational trip to Barcelona.

Walking tours

A great way to see Barcelona and learn at the same! Our bespoke tours will allow students to experience the city as well as find all the interesting spots Barcelona has to offer related to their studies. From Architect students looking at Gaudi's fascinating work for inspiration to Art & Design students exploring the streets searching for local artists, we have something to suit everyone. And as your tour is completely tailor m read more ...

Barcelona Cathedral

An inspiring example that will appeal to student groups on Architecturestudy  trips to Barcelona, The Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Saint Eulalia, also known as Barcelona Cathedral, is the Gothic masterpiece located in the old town area of Barcelona and is the seat of the Archbishop. It was constructed between the 13th and 15th century and is a fascinating work typical of the Gothic period. The cloister, which encloses the Well of the G read more ...

Barcelona's Aquarium

Barcelona's Aquarium is located in the Port Vell are close to the southern end of the Ramblas and the main harbour Some 35 tanks at the facility are home to 11,000 animals representing 450 species. A highlight of the aquarium is the 80-metre long underwater tunnel which really gives visiting groups the sense of being underwater among so much marine life. Contact our Barcelona student group trips experts at FHT Group read more ...

Sagrada Familia

One of the most popular visit on any trips to barcelona with your school or student group, the Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família commonly known as the Sagrada Família was designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí (1852–1926). Although incomplete, the church is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and in November 2010 was consecrated and proclaimed a minor basilica by Pope Benedict XVI. Though co read more ...

Nou Camp Stadium

Camp Nou, New Field, often referred to in English as The Nou Camp is a football stadium in Barcelona which has been the home of Futbol Club Barcelona since 1957. The Camp Nou seats 99,786, reduced to 96,336 in matches organized by UEFA making it the largest stadium in Europe and the 11th largest in the world in terms of capacity. It has hosted numerous international matches at a senior level, including two UEFA Champions League finals and the read more ...

Parc Guell

Commissioned by Eusebi Guell as a stylish park for the aristocracy and designed by Gaudi, Parc Guell is an amazing piece of design which sits on the hills in the North centre of Barcelona. At the top is a terraced area where you get a wonderful view of the park and the plan of Barcelona City. Here you will find multi-coloured tiles and fantastical designs by the great Architect. We can arrange a visit to the Park as part of a guided w read more ...

Port Aventura

Take your student group on a fantastic and fun packed day out to the famous Theme Park, located about an hour outside Barcelona in Salou, and enjoy all the fun of the fair during your educational trip to Barcelona ! FHT can provide coach hire and etrance tickets for Port Aventura at best group rates, so contact our student travel experts today on 01279 658221 and we will book this as part of any group study trips or tours to Barcelona for read more ...

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