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Cultural Visits, Barcelona

BARCELONA

Everybody who visits Catalonia should spend at least one day in Barcelona. Vibrant and cosmopolitan, you have so many opportunities here to soak up Spanish Culture

Las Ramblas

Enjoy wandering along this famous street that runs through the heart of the city. Take in the street artists, market stall, shops and cafes.

La Sagrada Familia

The iconic landmark of Barcelona, this famously unfinished masterpiece is one the most well known sights of Barcelona.

Plaza Cataluyna

Located at the top of Las Ramblas this is the main hub of the city and packed with shops, department stores and cafes.

Nou Camp

The world famous football stadium, home to Barcelona FC. With the ‘Camp Nou Experience’ you will see their trophies on display and learn more about the values, heritage and history of the club. There’s a great new multimedia area with interactive screens and tables and you can even walk through the player’s tunnel. 

Montjuic

Rising up from the harbour area Montjuic offers superb views of the city. The site of much regeneration for the 1992 Olympics, Montjuic offers a range of visits including the Olympic Stadium, Poble Espanyol (Spanish Village), museums, funicular railway and parks and gardens.

Gothic Quarter

The old town and historic quarter of the city. You can wander around the small windy streets, shop for souvenirs, admire the architecture and soak up the atmosphere from a pavement café.

Port Vell

Located on the harbour this is a recently developed area of Barcelona, with a great range of shops, museums and tapas restaurants. You’ll also find the IMAX Cinema and the Aquarium here.

Parc Güell

Located to the north of the city this park is packed with samples of Gaudi’s work. There are great opportunities to sketch his pieces, or to sketch the views of the city from its elevated position, or just relax and soak up the atmosphere.

Gaudi Houses – Casa Mila (La Pedrera), Casa Batllo

Two of the most famous buildings designed by Gaudi they are instantly recognisable amongst the architecture of Barcelona. They can be viewed from the outside or you can go inside to look closer at Gaudi’s attention to detail.

The Magic Fountains of Montjuic

An evening highlight in Barcelona, this is a fantastic display of light, colour and water acrobatics. Displays are usually at weekends only and at various times in the evening dependent on the season. Please contact us for times.

COASTAL AREAS

You will find a more relaxed atmosphere along the coast with great opportunities to dip into the history and heritage of the region

Girona

This beautiful medieval town is great to wander around to soak up the culture, with its old buildings, narrow streets, and gothic cathedral.

Figueres

A well known centre of art and culture with the Dali Theatre Museum, the final resting place of Salvador Dali which contains the widest range of his work. 

Tossa

An authentic Spanish seaside town, picturesque location, great to wander around the cobbled streets, pick up souvenirs or walk around the old walled town and up to the lighthouse. 

Montserrat

Located inland from the Costa Dorada Montserrat is a religious site famous as home to the Statue of the Black Madonna. Visit around mid-day and you can experience a performance from the world famous boys choir in the Cathedral and take in spectacular views.

Tarragona

A historic roman town where you can view a series of ruins including the amphitheatre and the ‘devils bridge’ aqueduct.

Tapas Tasting

A must when you visit Spain if you really want to get a feel for the culture, you can try a range of traditional Spanish dishes. Available as an evening activity in all resorts.

Flamenco show

A fun evening activity and a true cultural experience. Full of passion, colour and art.

RESTAURANTS

Traditional paella or a lively evening at Hard Rock Café, make a restaurant meal part of your night out.

 

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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!

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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