School Trips to Barcelona

  • Barcelona on terracotta tiles
  • A view from Park Guell in Barcelona
  • Park Guell in Barcelona

School Trips to Barcelona

The Catalonian Capital Oozes Charm and Style


Break open the wonders of Barcelona! Brimming with experiences and education for your students, discover a city high on captivation with nods to artistic legends, cultural moments, culinary delights, and the centre for its very own language. Downright trendy and sun-kissed, the streets are alive with the sound of something special, from La Sagrada Familia to Las Ramblas, the Gothic Quarter to the Olympic Village, explore a cultural hotpot crammed with things to see and do.

We’ll organise accommodation within the city or in nearby Costa Brava, so you can fully embrace city living or enjoy the merits of a quieter space.

Whichever type of school trip to Barcelona you choose, you can be sure of lessons for your students and memories for absolutely everyone.


Our school trips to Barcelona

A view over Park Guell in Barcelona Spain

Why Visit Barcelona?

School trips to Barcelona are like nowhere else, full of vibrancy, discovery, and outstanding stories to tell everyone when you get back home.

The Catalonian city brings Spanish culture and charm in buckets and where you’ll visit unique places like La Sagrada Familia and the Gothic Quarter. Then when you’re done, head up the mountains to the rich Montjuic area with its Botanical Gardens, Olympic nods and evocative Poble Espanyol. Feeling sporty? Then check in at RCD Espanyol or the Nou Camp for a footballing experience to cherish.

Complete your list with an appreciation of Gaudi and Joan Miro, uncovering the timeless pieces they left dotted around the city, or simply taste tapas, drink in the sights, the sounds, and engage with the incredible buzz of Las Ramblas. Artistic, cultural, trendy, sun-kissed, the list is quite simply endless in what school trips to Barcelona have to offer, and we can tailor your perfect trip to this pearl of East Spain.


Top Activities in Barcelona

Here’s just a selection of our top activities and excursions in Barcelona

Park Guell Mosaic Ceiling in Barcelona Spain

Park Guell

Dynamically brilliant, Park Guell is an exceptional example of Gaudi lore that immerses your students in a green space alive with edgy architecture, whilst giving them a front-row seat to a panoramic view of Barcelona.

Barcelona Cathedral Interior Artwork

Barcelona Cathedral

Experience an artistic masterpiece at the heart of the Gothic Quarter. An architectural icon, Barcelona Cathedral is one of the largest religious buildings in Spain, with intricate facades and a roof view to rival any in the city.

Poble Espanyol in Barcelona, Spain

Poble Espanyol

Immerse students in a traditional Spanish village showcasing the classic building style and where your group can shop for souvenirs and taste foodie delights in artisanal stores.

Inside Boqueria Market in Barcelona Spain

Boqueria Market

Bustling with character and charm, visit Spain’s largest indoor market in the heart of Barcelona. A melting pot of produce and culinary energy, Boqueria Market is where locals and tourists mix, creating an exciting hustle and bustle like nowhere else.

La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona Spain

La Sagrada Familia

The iconic cathedral of Barcelona was created by the celebrated Antoni Gaudi and is still incomplete. This unique monument can be seen across the city, with the chance to view the outside or opt for a guided tour of its incredible interior.

The Gothic Quarter in Barcelona, Spain

Gothic Quarter & Las Ramblas

Explore the mazy majesty of the Gothic Quarter, where shops, squares, and beautiful streets entice adventure. Then take to the busiest thoroughfare in the city, Las Ramblas, where a whirl of sound and colour awaits.

Students posing for a photo at Nou Camp Football Stadium in Barcelona Spain

Camp Nou Stadium

Get a behind-the-scenes view of one of the world’s most famous football clubs, Barcelona FC, by touring their home ground. Walk down the tunnel, stand next to the pitch, visit the museum, and more. A must for any football fan.

A view of the MNAC Museum in the Montjuic area in Barcelona Spain

Montjuic Area

Take the cable car to Montjuic Mountain, with its Olympic enclave full of history and vibrant views of the city. Gorgeously cultivated gardens and Montjuic Castle await too, with the area thriving with things to see and do.

Tour Managers & Cross-Curriculum Magic

Looking for a helping hand whilst out on your school trip to Barcelona? Our Tour Managers are the perfect accompaniment for you and your students.

We’ll aim to supply a fluent Spanish speaker who knows the city, or at the very least, is well-armed and well-researched in not only this urban space but your itinerary too. Allowing you to focus completely on the moments and memories only a school trip to Barcelona brings.

The great thing about the Catalonian capital and our school tours is they’re all layered with curricular links. Expect tours full of language, culture, art, food, music, business, sport, or any combination you like as we perfectly tailor your school trip to Barcelona to your preferences and curriculum objectives.


We had a fantastic time! The hostel was very well located, the sun shone, and all the excursions and everything ran like clockwork. We really explored the city and got the most out of our time there.

Ms. Ruth Vine, Cirencester Kingshill School

The students will never forget this!

Mr. Matthew Ketley, The Richmond Upon Thames School


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