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Barcelona is a wonderful destination for Art and Design students at Foundation and Degree level. Students can enjoy some of the most colourful and inspirational contemporary art & design museums.

Barcelona is houses work from some of the most famous artists of the 20th Century. Whether your focus is Picasso, Dali, Miro or the majestic designs of Gaudi - Barcelona hosts an abundance of architectural wonders, contemporary works and surrealist paintings, nestled amidst its vibrant city streets. 

Just walking around the city, you can soak up the architecture and find inspiration around every corner, not only from the famous landmarks and buildings but the colourful range of street art. 

If you travel further afield to Figueres you can focus on Dali, where you'll see all his great works at the Dali Museum or even even his homes in Pubol and Port Lligat. 

With its vibrant culture, Barcelona is always a popular destination for students.  

Why not visit Barcelona for your next Art & Design student trip, or take a look below for more inspiration. T

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Itineraries

4 Day Sample Itinerary

Day 1

Morning

Flight from UK to Barcelona. Check in to your accommodation

Afternoon

Free time in Barcelona. Visits could include: • Gothic Quarter • the Cathedral • Las Ramblas • Boqueria Market

Day 2

Morning

Parc Guell: Antoni Gaudí's fantastical outdoor park, full of flamboyant Modernist touches the architect is famous for.

Afternoon

La Sagrada Familia: one of Gaudí's most famous works in Barcelona. Construction of this iconic church is expected to be completed in 2026—a century after the death of its architect. Museu del Disseny: founded in 2014 this museum comprises more than 70,000 objects traditionally classified under the name of decorative or applied arts.

Evening

Free time for sightseeing.

Day 3

Morning

Picasso Museum: With 4,251 works exhibited, this is one of the most extensive collections of artworks by the 20th-century Spanish artist Pablo Picasso.

Afternoon

Casa Mila (La Pedrera) - a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the only Gaudi interpretation centre in Barcelona. An essential place to visit in order to learn about the architect’s entire body of work and his inspiration.

Evening

Free time for sightseeing.

Day 4

Morning

Options could include: Museum of Contemporary Art of Barcelona (MACBA: Home to more than 5000 abstract, pop culture, figurative, minimalist pieces from the 50s to the present day by artists from around the world, especially South America, Arabian Nations, and Eastern Europe. Nou Camp: Explore the different parts of the Camp Nou, home of FC Barcelona, one of the most famous stadiums in the world.

Evening

Depart for Barcelona airport. Flight from Barcelona to UK

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Massive thank you to Peter for arranging such a fantastic trip. The frequent communication between us and Peter put all of our minds at ease and resulted in an amazing experience in Barcelona for both staff and students

King George V College | Barcelona