Barcelona City of Art

from £325pp

Based on 5 days

Suitable for Secondary Schools

Overview

Barcelona has long inspired artists, including the likes of Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso and Joan Miró, whose works are in bold display in the city's myriad museums.

You, like some of them, will be transported to the Middle-Ages by taking a stroll through the shadowy lanes of the Gothic Quarter, past tranquil plazas and soaring 14th-century cathedrals.  In other parts of town bloom the sculptural masterpieces of Modernisme, a mix of ingenious and whimsical creations by Gaudí and his Catalan architectural contemporaries, for which this city is so well known.

There’s so much to do here, especially a school art trip!  A day of Gaudí, Barcelona's favourite son, is a must, and we also particularly recommend visiting Museu Picasso and Fundació Joan Miró.

Sample Itinerary

By coach, from £325 per person.
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  1. Day 1 & 2

    Morning & Afternoon
    Depart school, travel overnight.

    Evening
    Stroll down Las Ramblas

  2. Day 3

    Morning
    Walking Guided Tour of Barcelona, including Casa Batlló and Casa Milà (La Pedrera)

    Afternoon
    La Sagrada Familia, sketching opportunities at Parc Güell

    Evening
    Spectacular Magic Fountain of Montjuic light show

  3. Day 4

    Morning
    Visit the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, which holds Spain's most important collection of Catalan art.

    Afternoon
    Take part in a Gaudi-inspired ceramic workshop. Free time in the Barrio Gótico.

    Evening
    Tapas Tour

    Departure with overnight travel

  4. Day 5

    Afternoon
    Return home

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Accommodation

We use safe and secure accommodation especially suited to schools. Our accommodation is usually 2*/3* or youth hostel standard and provides a perfect base for enjoying your tour. All accommodation we use is audited, and our auditing regime is verified by independent experts. Sometimes our groups choose to be based in Salou (with immediate access to Port Aventura) or in one of the seaside resorts on Costa Brava.


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Barcelona City of Art

from £325pp

Based on 5 days

Testimonials about this trip:

Fantastic accommodation in an excellent location, and the coaches for transfers were great, prompt and reliable.
The Lyceum School June 2018
The security system at the hostel was excellent, the key cards only take the pupils to their floor which was reassuring.
St Paul's School for Girls